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  • 6 men arrested for cockfighting

    June 21, 2011 10:00 AM

    MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - Six men face deportation following their arrests on cockfighting charges. The Times reports that a motorist called the DeSoto Parish sheriff's office Sunday night to report seeing a circle of men in front of a home fighting roosters. Sgt. Chato Atkins says none of the men... more »
  • La. man arrested at cockfighting event

    January 3, 2011 8:56 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (AP) - One man was arrested and Assumption Parish sheriff's deputies anticipate several more arrests after deputies discovered a cockfighting ring in the backyard of a home in the Bayou L'Ourse community. Deputies said in a news release that an undercover agent investigated a tip that cockfighting was... more »
  • Jindal signs cockfighting bill

    June 10, 2010 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Attending or betting on a cockfight now can get you thrown in jail. Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a bill that creates the crime of "participation in cockfighting." Anyone convicted of attending a cockfight, betting on a cockfight or paying admission to any place... more »
  • Cockfighting Bill

    May 27, 2010 7:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Attending a cockfight could get a person sent to jail, if Gov. Bobby Jindal agrees to a bill that is headed to his desk. The House gave final passage to the measure with a 73-13 vote Wednesday. Republican Sen. Danny Martiny, of Kenner, says he... more »
  • Cockfighting bill heads to governor's desk

    May 27, 2010 5:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Attending a cockfight could get a person sent to jail, if Gov. Bobby Jindal agrees to a bill that is headed to his desk. The House gave final passage to the measure with a 73-13 vote Wednesday. Republican Sen. Danny Martiny, of Kenner, says he sponsored... more »

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