BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - After legislative auditors questioned the handling of a state program that issues tax credits for moviemaking, leaders of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development said Wednesday they have little option but to sue two companies that received about $935,000 in ineligible credits. And they said... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A young whooping crane is recovering after surgery to repair a broken shoulder bone. State Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Sara Zimorski says the crane spent almost a week isolated at White Lake in southwest Louisiana after the operation at the LSU veterinary school. She says veterinarians... more »
RICHWOOD, La. (AP) - Richwood Mayor Steve Hunter is recovering at home after several days in the hospital because of heat stroke. His wife, Sandra Hunter, tells The News-Star that her husband should be back at work in two or three weeks. She says he was hospitalized Saturday, after he... more »
A baby is recovering from a head injury in Sunset today. Her mother, Ashley Huval is charged with second degree cruelty to a juvenile. She's accused of negligence that caused bodily injury to her 8-month old daughter who struck her head against the wooden part of the sofa.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - BP's image, which took an ugly beating after the Gulf oil spill, is recovering since the company capped the well, though the oil giant's approval level is still anything but robust. A majority of Americans still aren't convinced it is safe to eat seafood from parts of... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A spokeswoman says Raymond "Coach" Blanco - a former vice president at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and husband of the former governor - is recovering at Tulane Medical Center after a weekend fall. Family spokeswoman Marie Centanni tells The Advertiser that Blanco and former... more »
Statement from the family- Coach Raymond Blanco fell while at a friend's home in New Orleans over the weekend and sustained a few injuries, he was treated and remains hospitalized, but is on the mend. He continues to improve daily.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's chief campaign fundraiser is recovering from injuries she suffered in a Friday night altercation with a group of people in the French Quarter. The governor's office said Monday that Allee Bautsch suffered a broken leg and her boyfriend suffered a concussion and fractured... more »
A Jeanerette man is recovering after he was shot by armed robbers.
Two armed men forced their way into Kenneth McFarlin's home and demanded cash. When McFarlin tried to get away, he was shot. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Officials are investigating the crime along with a similar incident that... more »