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  • Man accused of selling Coast Guard equipment

    May 25, 2012 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 47-year-old Denham Springs man faces federal charges of mail fraud and retaining stolen government property for allegedly selling electronic equipment from the U.S. Coast Guard. The Advocate reports an indictment was returned by a federal grand jury Wednesday in Baton Rouge. According to the... more »
  • UNO, Miss State, get DoD grants for equipment

    May 9, 2012 7:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Mississippi State University and the University of New Orleans are among 100 schools around the country that have won U.S. Department of Defense grants for new equipment costing $50,000 or more. Brandon Taravella, an assistant professor in UNO's naval architecture and marine engineering program, has a... more »
  • Program teaches how to run manufacturing equipment

    March 19, 2012 10:49 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Delta Community College and ANGUS Chemical Co. started a "process technology" program at Delta five years ago to keep the plant in northeast Louisiana. Director Jackie Johnson tells The News-Star that graduates of the two-year associate degree program typically start at $60,000 a year, working... more »
  • Breastfeeding equipment, supplies soon tax free

    September 30, 2011 6:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Breast pumps, nursing bras and other supplies for breastfeeding are eligible for an exemption from Louisiana sales taxes beginning Oct. 1. State lawmakers created the exemption during the 2011 regular legislative session. The exemption applies only to the four percent Louisiana state sales tax. Other... more »
  • Waves hamper raising key equipment in oil spill

    August 31, 2010 9:20 PM

    MYRTLE GROVE, La. (AP) - Work to remove the 300-ton piece of equipment that failed to stop the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico could be delayed into the weekend or longer because of rough seas, the federal government's point man on the spill response said Tuesday. Engineers... more »
  • NY Man Accused of Stealing Heavy Equipment

    August 21, 2010 4:18 PM

    PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a New York man is accused of selling a stolen front loader and possessing other stolen heavy equipment. Trooper Nick Manale said Friday that 52-year-old James Hurst was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on charges of felony theft and possessing stolen... more »
  • Months of Contention Over the Deployment of Equipment to Cleanup Oil

    August 13, 2010 3:50 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal and coastal Louisiana officials say they're moving toward an agreement that could end months of contention with federal authorities over the deployment of equipment to cleanup oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Friday's announcement came after Jindal and other parish leaders met in... more »
  • $394,000 of Oil and Gas Equipment Allegedly Stolen

    August 3, 2010 12:08 PM

    On July 27, 2010 the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Bureau of Investigations was notified of an alleged theft of oil field equipment at Axxis Drilling in New Iberia. Detectives learned that approximately $394,000 of oil and gas equipment was allegedly stolen from the Axxis Drilling yard between the dates... more »
  • LPD Investigating Stolen Trailer Containing Lawn Equimpent

    February 22, 2010 5:11 PM

    On January 7, 2010, a white 16 foot enclosed trailer was stolen from the 100 block of Rue Bastille. The trailer contained 2 Bad Boy Lightning Zero 52 inch lawn mowers. This is a brand of lawn mowers that is new to the area and is a distinct orange color.... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received new equipment

    December 23, 2009 3:34 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz announced today Department Investigators have new equipment to use in their fight against crime in St. Landry Parish. Under a grant from the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, the department has purchased over $12,000 dollars in specialized forensic... more »

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