VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The sentencing of a Vicksburg woman for her role in a prescription drug fraud case has been rescheduled for Dec. 2. Sentencing for Patti Carr had originally been set for this week. Carr pleaded guilty in September to five counts of prescription forgery. The Vicksburg Post... more »
MANY, La. (AP) - The trial of a former Natchitoches police officer charged in the kidnapping and fatal beating of a Sabine Parish man will not be moved from the 11th Judicial District Court in Many. The Times of Shreveport reports that District Judge Stephen Beasley has rejected a defense... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A hearing for two suspects in the October 2010 death of a Louisiana-Lafayette student at an off-campus home has been continued to late April. The Advertiser report an Trahan and Wayland Guillory, who have both pleaded not guilty to one count of second-degree murder and one... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard says a tank barge involved in a collision on the Mississippi River has been emptied and moved to a repair facility in Westwego. The Coast Guard estimates that less than 10,000 gallons of oil spilled into the river after the barge pushed by... more »
For those residents who were displaced or need assistance due to the explosion, Multi-Chem has setup a claims facility. That facility has now moved, it's now setup at the Ramada Inn in New Iberia.
Ramada Inn 2915 Highway 14 New Iberia, La 70560 The Ramada Inn is located just... more »
NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - It will be another three weeks before crews can move a 150-year-old oak tree in Iberia Parish dubbed "Mr. Al" as part of a project to complete a service road along U.S. Highway 90. State transportation engineer Bill Oliver says Houston-based Environmental Design is waiting... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says about 100 historic homes will be moved to make way for a new Veterans Affairs hospital in the city. Landrieu plans to highlight the move on Friday. Under initial hospital plans, the homes were to be demolished, but now they... more »