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  • Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

    July 19, 2014 8:37 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - A Florida jury has slammed the nation's No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996. The case is one of thousands filed in... more »
  • Fire damages abbey in St. Tammany

    September 26, 2012 9:56 AM

    ST. BENEDICT, La. (AP) - The state fire marshal say a fire broke out early Wednesday morning in the dormitory of the St. Joseph Abbey in St. Tammany Parish where 65 people were sleeping. Fire Marshal Butch Browning said one person suffered smoke inhalation. Otherwise, he said everyone safely evacuated... more »
  • Man Gets $124,715 in Damages for Arrest

    July 1, 2012 2:30 PM

    A 55-year-old Eunice man was awarded $124,715 in damages and related costs by a state judge who found that the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office and Eunice Police Department used excessive force when they arrested him in April 2009. The Advocate reports ( ) that state District Judge Alonzo... more »
  • Messy Cleanup of BP Oil Spill Damages the Gulf

    July 21, 2010 8:52 AM

    FOURCHON BEACH, La. (AP) - The 5,600 vessels taking part in the oil spill operation on the Gulf of Mexico make up the largest fleet assembled since the Allied invasion of Normandy, according to the Coast Guard. Hordes of helicopters, bulldozers, Army trucks, ATVs, barges, dredges, airboats, workboats, cleanup crews,... more »

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