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  • Mississippi man wanted in La killing arrested in Mo

    January 30, 2012 10:57 AM

    BOGALUSA, La. (AP) - A Mississippi man wanted in connection with a November killing in Louisiana has been arrested in Missouri and is back in Washington Parish. Online records show 35-year-old Jerry Ronald Graves is in the parish jail, but don't show what he was booked with. Deputy Michael Shively,... more »
  • 'Wheel of Fortune' voice O'Donnell, 78, dies in LA

    November 1, 2010 10:00 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charlie O'Donnell, the announcer whose voice has opened "Wheel of Fortune" for decades, has died. He was 78. Agent Fred Wostbrock said Monday that O'Donnell - the voice of the game show even before hosts Pat Sajak and Vanna White appeared - died late Sunday at... more »
  • 250 square-mile dead zone in La. sound

    October 12, 2010 10:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Researchers mapped a 250-square mile area of low oxygen this summer in Chandeleur Sound and say the dead zone possibly formed after state officials opened a river diversion to keep oil from a damaged BP well from fouling marshes. The report by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin... more »
  • Tarantino film editor dies on hike in LA hills

    September 28, 2010 9:50 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A longtime Quentin Tarantino film editor may have died from heat stroke while hiking in the Hollywood Hills during a record hot spell, a coroner's official said Tuesday. The body of Sally JoAnne Menke, 56, was discovered at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday in rugged Beachwood Canyon on... more »
  • Little known republic in La. celebrates 200 years

    September 22, 2010 9:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - While Texans are fiercely proud their state was once its own republic, and California celebrates the same former status on its flag, relatively few Louisianans know that a group of their forebears overthrew Spanish rule to carve out a tiny, independent nation 200 years ago.... more »
  • Libertarians Set to Hold 1st Party Primary in LA

    August 18, 2010 11:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Libertarians are making history next week in Louisiana, holding their first primary election in the state after two candidates aligned with the party signed up for the Senate race. Anthony "Tony G" Gentile, an oil refinery supervisor from the New Orleans suburb of Mandeville, will... more »
  • Libertarians Making History in LA Holding Their 1st Primary Election

    August 18, 2010 1:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Libertarians are making history this month in Louisiana, holding their first primary election after two candidates aligned with the party signed up in the Senate race. In the Aug. 28 primary, Anthony "Tony G" Gentile faces Randall Todd Hayes. The winning Libertarian advances to the... more »
  • 'Granddad Bandit' Caught in LA

    August 11, 2010 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - FBI: Suspected 'Granddad Bandit,' wanted in bank robberies in 13 states, caught in Louisiana.
  • Jindal Proclaims Breastfeeding Week in LA, August 1-7

    August 3, 2010 12:53 PM

    Officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) are reminding parents about the benefits of breastfeeding to the long-term health of their children during Breastfeeding Week in Louisiana, August 1-7, 2010, as proclaimed by Gov. Bobby Jindal. Breastfeeding Week in Louisiana is part of an international effort... more »
  • "Cyberbullying" is now a misdemeanor in La

    June 21, 2010 3:42 PM

    Louisiana lawmakers have unanimously agreed to create the misdemeanor crime of "cyberbullying" - to ban harassing or intimidating someone under the age of 18 by text message, e-mail or posts on social networking sites like Facebook. The House and Senate gave final passage to the bill (House Bill 1259) by... more »

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