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  • Tornado Watch for Today 01/25/12

    January 25, 2012 9:34 AM

    Severe weather is heade our way, and we are currently under a Tornado Watch for the following Louisiana parishes: ACADIA, ALLEN, AVOYELLES, BEAUREGARD, BIENVILLE, CALCASIEU, CALDWELL, CAMERON, DE SOTO, EVANGELINE, GRANT, JACKSON, JEFFERSON DAVIS, LAFAYETTE, LA SALLE, NATCHITOCHES, OUACHITA, RAPIDES, RED RIVER, SABINE,... more »
  • AG Caldwell to switch to the GOP

    February 1, 2011 9:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Democratic Attorney General Buddy Caldwell plans to switch parties this week, becoming the latest high-profile Louisiana defection to the GOP, according to persons with knowledge of the situation. Caldwell, who is up for re-election this year, is Louisiana's only Democratic statewide elected official. He's supported... more »
  • Hammond man accused of child porn

    January 25, 2011 8:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says a 19-year-old Hammond man has been booked with possessing pornography involving juveniles. He said in a statement Tuesday that Sean Joseph Decelle was arrested after an investigation by the Louisiana Attorney General's High Technology Crime Unit and the Tangipahoa Parish... more »
  • Attorney General Caldwell Sues Drug Companies for Overcharging Louisiana Medicaid

    November 1, 2010 3:35 PM

    Attorney General Buddy Caldwell filed suit in the 19th Judicial District against 18 drug companies, alleging they unlawfully inflated drug costs paid by Louisiana taxpayers through the Medicaid program. The lawsuit alleges that the pharmaceutical companies deliberately misreported drug price information in order to increase reimbursements made by Louisiana's Medicaid... more »
  • 4 day week could hurt students

    July 26, 2010 2:06 PM

    COLUMBIA, La. (AP) - Four-day school weeks in Caldwell Parish are a favorite of students and teachers, but a comparison of test scores before and after shortened weeks show student achievement could be suffering. With funding in short supply statewide, many local school districts... more »
  • Toddler Accidentally Drowns in Caldwell Parish

    June 15, 2010 10:27 AM

    COLUMBIA, La. (AP) - Caldwell Parish deputies say they're investigating the drowning of a 2-year-old boy from Monroe, but consider it accidental. Deputies said that Brandon Berry's body was found Sunday night in a campground swimming area, shortly after his mother reported him missing. Detective Cedric Meredith says there was... more »
  • Attorney General is getting $5 million from BP grant

    June 1, 2010 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is getting $5 million from the block grant aid given to Louisiana by oil giant BP for response to the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC gave Louisiana a $25 million grant for cleanup and response efforts. Gov.... more »
  • Ponchatoula Man Arrested for Alleged Ponzi Scheme

    November 19, 2009 11:51 AM

    (Baton Rouge, LA)-Investigators with the Louisiana Attorney General's Office, with the assistance of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, arrested William J. Chaucer, Jr., of Ponchatoula, Louisiana today for creating a Ponzi scheme that has cost at least 200 investors over $11 million dollars. This arrest is the result of a... more »
  • Price gouging statute in effect during State of Emergency

    November 9, 2009 2:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La.-- Governor Bobby Jindal's state of emergency declaration during Tropical storm Ida also puts into effect Louisiana's price gouging law. Some residents in the southern most parts of the state may have to evacuate as the storm approaches. As residents heed the warnings to fill up their cars... more »

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