SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Shreveport dentist has been charged with fraudulently billing Louisiana's Medicaid program. Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell's office says 48-year-old Charles S. Williams Jr. was arrested Tuesday on 16 counts of Medicaid fraud and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Caldwell's office Thursday... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Shreveport dentist has been placed on probation for five years, including two years of home incarceration, for Medicaid fraud. The Advocate reports that State District Judge Lou Daniel also ordered Dr. David Earl Reed to pay a $1,000 fine and $1,100 in restitution, and... more »
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A woman who hired an Oklahoma City handyman for remodeling projects and became his friend told a North Dakota jury Monday that the man told her about a plan to beat a Fargo dentist with a hammer, but she didn't think he was serious. Michael Nakvinda... more »
The battle over what's in Crowley's water system is brewing once again. For the past two years, the city has added fluoride to the water, after the council approved the measure. Now, fluoridation is mandated by the state. But, some residents are not happy with the additional chemical in their... more »
Your children are excited about eating Halloween candy, but you may worry that too much sugar is not only bad for their health, but also their teeth.
Here are some tips to help keep your kids smiling bright:
Pediatric dentist Dr. William Keaty say hard candies such as... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two LSU dentistry students have been sentenced to probation for submitting fraudulent college transcripts and test results to gain admission to the school. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier also on Thursday ordered 25-year-old Obialunamma Agubuzu, of River Ridge, and 27-year-old Anthony Juan Walker, of Tarrytown, N.Y.,... more »