MONROE, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors have dropped all charges against a former Monroe police officer who had been accused of putting 14,000 stolen items for sale on eBay. The News-Star reports that U.S. District Judge Robert James granted a prosecution motion Friday to dismiss without prejudice all charges against... more »
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A trio of boys - two 6-year-olds and a 3-year-old - were found with stolen goods after a man returned home to find them in his house. Covington Police officers found the children playing across from the house when they arrived on Saturday. According to a... more »
Shreveport, La.: Dwight Anthony Reed, 52, of Bossier City, La., owner of a retail store formerly located in Pierre Bossier Mall in Bossier City, La., was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison for trafficking in counterfeit goods, United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today. Reed was also sentenced... more »
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico says it will increase tariffs on a total of 99 U.S. products to pressure Washington to lift a ban on Mexican trucks entering the United States. Last year, Mexico added tariffs to 89 products after the U.S. canceled a pilot program that allowed some Mexican... more »
SEATTLE (AP) - Food banks are known for providing a helping hand to those who need it. But these days, those community pantries are getting a helping hand from technology. Food banks are taking advantage of things like databases, bar coding, GPS tracking and automated warehouses as they share their... more »
Delhomme Funeral Home and Sts. Leo Seton Catholic School will be joining forces for the month of November to collect food for the needy in Lafayette. Throughout November, people can drop of non-perishable food items at either Lafayette location. Please call Daniel at 235-9449 for more details.