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  • License renewal process under way at Toledo Bend

    October 2, 2012 9:15 AM

    TOLEDO BEND, La. (AP) - The expiration of licenses for the authorities that run the Toledo Bend reservoir is almost a year away. But the renewal process has begun. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission licenses the Sabine River Authorities in Louisiana and Texas to operate Toledo Bend because of the... more »
  • Crackdown On Obstructed License Plates

    July 31, 2012 1:07 AM

    Louisiana State Police along with other law enforcement agencies are cracking down on obscured license plates. According to state police, in addition to naturally occurring obscurements such as roadway dirt or mud, license plates must also remain free of any novelty frames or plate covers that hamper visibility and... more »
  • Man barred from running cemetery without license

    January 26, 2012 9:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A judge has signed off on a court order that bars a man from operating a Baton Rouge cemetery without a license. The order signed last week by state District Judge Todd Hernandez restricts Lymus Washington or anyone working for him from operating Gilbert Memorial... more »
  • Downtown Bars Appeal Liquor License Suspensions

    January 17, 2012 4:33 PM

    Seven Lafayette bars in the downtown area are appealing hefty liquor license suspensions at tonight's Lafayette Consolidated Government Meeting. The suspensions come after the bars failed to pay a controversial tax, specially levied against them to pay for downtown police detail. Coming up at 5 & 6, KATC's Maddie will... more »
  • AP: Medicare Yanks Licenses, Gives Them Right Back

    October 16, 2011 11:26 AM

    MIAMI (AP) - Regulators fighting an estimated $60 billion to $90 billion a year in Medicare fraud frequently suspend Medicare providers, then quickly reinstate them after appeals hearings that government employees don't even attend, according to an Associated Press review. Federal prosecutors say the speedy reinstatements - though helpful to... more »
  • Saints Super Bowl License Plates Now on Sale

    December 1, 2010 6:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - New Orleans Saints fans on Wednesday can start getting state-issued license plates commemorating the NFL team's Super Bowl victory. Michelle Rayburn, a spokeswoman for the state Office of Motor Vehicles, told The Times-Picayune that 4,400 special license tags have been stamped out so far by... more »
  • Former State Senator's Law License Suspended

    September 28, 2010 8:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has suspended the law license of former state Sen. Charles Jones after his conviction last month on federal income tax evasion charges. Monday, the Supreme Court granted a request by the state Attorney Disciplinary Board to suspend Jones' license in the interim... more »
  • Thursday is the Deadline for last Louisiana Casino License

    September 23, 2010 10:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Thursday is the deadline for applications for Louisiana's 15th and final riverboat casino license allowed by law. The Louisiana Gaming Control Board put the license up for applicants after it was returned to the state in April by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. Pinnacle had planned to use... more »
  • LHA Assistant Director driving under suspended license

    August 31, 2010 7:19 PM

    More controversy swirling around the Lafayette Housing Authority. KATC learned the Assistant Director has been driving a government vehicle with a suspended license. This is the latest in a series of stories KATC has uncovered since an audit found more than $400,000 of mishandled funds. Here's a short history: Auditors... more »
  • State's Last Riverboat Casino License

    June 16, 2010 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana gambling regulators are taking applications for the state's last riverboat casino license. State law limits the number of casino riverboats to 15. The license came open when Las Vegas-based Pinnacle Entertaiment Inc. scrapped plans for a second casino-hotel project in Lake Charles and returned... more »
  • Bill Would Reverse License Price Hike

    May 11, 2010 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A debate over whether to reverse a $15 increase in the price of a Louisiana driver's license is hitting the state Senate floor. Lawmakers were caught unaware when the Department of Public Safety ordered the increase- and several lawmakers say they should have to approve... more »
  • House Approves Saints License Plate

    March 30, 2010 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Drivers hoping to show their support of the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints would be able to buy a specialized license plate, under legislation that received approval from a House committee Tuesday. The specialized plate would be designed by working with the NFL team,... more »
  • License Increase Questioned

    March 16, 2010 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lawmakers questioned the legality of a $15 hike in the cost of a Louisiana driver's license and criticized the jump in price as inappropriate during the tough economic climate. A new or renewed basic license now costs $36.50 for four... more »
  • LA State Rep Pushing To Reverse Increased License Fee

    March 11, 2010 4:42 PM

    State Rep. Billy Chandler, D-Dry Prong, will file legislation during the upcoming legislative session to remove the additional $15 record check fee for license holders of both Class "D" (chauffers' licenses) and Class "E" (personal vehicle driver's licenses) which was recently imposed. The legislature gave the Dept. of Public Safety... more »
  • Group home files appeal

    December 3, 2009 1:57 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lawyers for a Lafayette group home whose license was revoked last month have filed an appeal with the Louisiana Department of Social Services. The state license for Harmony Center's Vermilion Group Home was pulled after an October inspection. DSS said it found children were... more »
  • Vermilion Group Home plans appeal of closure

    November 10, 2009 9:19 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An official with a Lafayette group home said the company will appeal the state's recent decision to revoke its license. Last week, the state cited at least 10 infractions in its decision to revoke the license of the Vermilion Group Home. Collis Temple, executive director of... more »

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