Louisiana State Police along with other law enforcement agencies are cracking down on obscured license plates.
According to state police, in addition to naturally occurring obscurements such as roadway dirt or mud, license plates must also remain free of any novelty frames or plate covers that hamper visibility and... more »
SORRENTO, La. (AP) - Overspending of nearly $75,000 has forced Sorrento officials to rework the town's 2011-12 budget. The Advocate reports the town council agreed on a 4-0 vote Tuesday to approve an ordinance amending the 2011-12 budget, reducing the amounts of some funds and increasing the total expenses and... more »
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A pregnant Jessica Simpson on the cover of Elle magazine was apparently too much for some customers of a Tucson Safeway who prompted management to cover it with cardboard. The April edition features the photo of the singer/actress/fashion designer on its cover with one hand covering... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - By any normal pop culture calculus, little-known, Lafayette-born singer-songwriter Lelia Broussard had about as much chance of appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone this summer as, say, BeauSoleil fiddler Michael Doucet. Lelia Broussard is one of two unknown artists who have a chance to be... more »
According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon a local night club dancer got more than a tip last Thursday evening when dealing with one of her patrons.
Agents who were working in an undercover capacity with the Vermilion / Narcotics Task force traveled to the Paradise Club located on the by-pass... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans police detective who admitted he helped cover up deadly shootings of unarmed residents on a bridge after Hurricane Katrina has been sentenced to three years in prison. Jeffrey Lehrmann, one of five former officers who have pleaded guilty in the Justice Department's... more »
Associated Press Writer Drew Brees has another prize to put next to his Super Bowl MVP trophy: He's the cover model for this year's edition of the "Madden NFL" video game. EA Sports announced Thursday that the New Orleans Saints quarterback would be featured on the front of "Madden NFL... more »