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  • CVS Caremark plans to stop tobacco products sales

    February 5, 2014 9:28 AM

    CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care. The nation's second-largest drugstore chain said Wednesday that it will phase out cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco by Oct. 1, a move that will... more »
  • Shipping company adds Port of New Orleans as stop

    September 3, 2013 4:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A global shipping company has added the Port of New Orleans as a stop on its new weekly container shipping service. New Orleans City Business reports that the port's container terminal will be added to Israel-based ZIM Integrated Shipping Ltd.'s "Caribbean Gulf Express" service. The service... more »
  • Stop Medicaid payment to Planned Parenthood

    July 26, 2013 5:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Anti-abortion group Louisiana Right to Life is calling on Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration to stop paying Planned Parenthood's two clinics in Louisiana for non-abortion health services. The group cited a Medicaid fraud settlement in Texas, in which Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast agreed to pay $1.4... more »
  • Terrebonne seeks ways to stop synthetic drug sales

    October 26, 2012 8:51 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish officials are looking for ways to help law enforcement authorities hold business owners responsible for selling synthetic drugs known as bath salts. The Courier reports that Greg Hood told fellow Parish Council members Wednesday that he met with state officials to discuss a law... more »
  • Drivers attempt to stop taxicab reforms

    July 30, 2012 9:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans cab drivers say new city rules aimed at improving taxi service are too expensive, and they were given too little time to prepare for them. City and tourism officials say the changes are needed to improve an outdated fleet. The rules include requirements that... more »
  • Work underway to stop seepage on US 90

    July 23, 2012 5:48 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Crews are stabilizing a levee and the U.S. Highway 90 road bed near Bayou Dumar in Lafourche Parish to stop seeping water during floods. The Courier reports that U.S. 90 eastbound has been reduced to one lane due to the work. The highway was built on... more »
  • Judge rejects bid to stop Olympic rooftop missiles

    July 10, 2012 10:12 AM

    LONDON (AP) - A British judge has rejected a bid by residents of a London high- rise to stop having their building used as a missile base during the Olympic Games. Judge Charles Haddon-Cave said Tuesday that Britain's Ministry of Defense acted legally when it decided to put the weapons... more »
  • Another suit filed in truck stop tiger case

    January 4, 2012 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The owner of a Grosse Tete truck stop has filed suit against the state of Louisiana and Iberville Parish in a last-ditch effort to keep a 550-pound tiger on display at the facility. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, comes two months after a Baton Rouge judge... more »
  • Storm Damage in Port Barre

    April 4, 2011 11:43 PM

    Reports of a possible tornado and storm damage in Port Barre on Monday at King's Truck Stop on Highway 190. Employees at the truck stop said a gazebo that had been there for five years and made it through two hurricanes was completely destroyed by Monday's storm. A fence... more »
  • Troopers Recover Assault Rifles During Traffic Stop

    January 24, 2011 12:05 AM

    Clinton - Louisiana State Troopers assigned to Troop A in Baton Rouge seized a pistol, four high-powered rifles, and hundreds of rounds of ammunition today following a traffic stop in East Feliciana Parish. Troopers were on patrol this morning at 10:30 a.m. when they stopped a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche for... more »
  • Bus Stop Location in Question After Crash

    December 3, 2010 7:19 PM

    Questions about a bus stop location are being raised after a semi-truck crashed into a school bus early Friday morning. With speed limits up to 65 miles per hour and 18-wheelers constantly on the highway, this isn't the first accident involving a semi on Highway 190. But it was a... more »
  • Jindal's getting a fundraiser and a campaign stop in St. Louis

    October 8, 2010 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's getting in a fundraiser and a campaign stop when he travels to St. Louis for his brother's wedding. Jindal's office said the governor was heading to Missouri on Friday. He planned to attend a fundraiser for his gubernatorial re-election campaign on Friday... more »
  • Salvage Executive Claims BP Interfered With Critical Efforts to Stop Oil

    October 4, 2010 4:20 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - An executive at a salvage firm says BP interfered with critical efforts to lower an undersea robot to try to close the device that failed to stop the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Doug Martin, president of Smit Salvage Americas, says the oil giant was... more »
  • La. Traffic Stop led to TX Murder Arrest

    September 28, 2010 10:32 AM

    LIVONIA, La. - A Louisiana traffic stop led Texas authorities to the man accused of killing a 13-year-old girl in March 1996 and leaving her body under a bridge in Chambers County. Livonia Police Officer John Thibodaux stopped a car in January for swerving between lanes in Livonia. He... more »
  • Teen Hit While Waiting at Bus Stop

    September 20, 2010 11:37 AM

    Press Release: On Monday September 20, 2010 at approximately 5:47am Lafayette Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian, in the 1000 Block of Janvier Road. Upon arrival deputies discovered that a 2000 Toyota Corolla driven by 48 year old Marc Broussard veered off the... more »
  • Chopping-down the drainage problems

    September 17, 2010 7:57 PM

    They're invading the bayous. "They'll come out at night to feed, to eat," Tony Vidrine says. They reroute the rivers. "They'll flood crops." And- in Louisiana alone, they've caused millions of dollars in damage. "The water can't drain." Vidrine says, "it'll just back up the water." It sounds like a... more »
  • Texas officials stop search for 2 missing swimmers

    September 9, 2010 9:38 PM

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities in Texas say it is unlikely they will find alive two missing swimmers swept away by floodwaters from the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine. Authorities ended foot patrols along the swollen riverbanks Thursday and pulled back helicopters making aerial sweeps. The men were swimming Wednesday... more »
  • Analysis: Protests Won't Stop College Budget Cuts

    September 6, 2010 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A group of University of New Orleans students has reminded state lawmakers and Gov. Bobby Jindal just how nasty and angry the next round of budget cuts will be, getting into a tussle with police as part of a protest about the deep reductions... more »
  • Protests Won't Stop College Budget Cuts

    September 3, 2010 9:17 AM

    A group of University of New Orleans students has reminded state lawmakers and Gov. Bobby Jindal just how nasty and angry the next round of budget cuts will be, getting into a tussle with police as part of a protest about the deep reductions on the horizon. But those students... more »
  • Paste music magazine to stop print publication

    September 1, 2010 9:31 PM

    ATLANTA (AP) - The music monthly Paste has printed its last magazine after struggling financially for more than a year. Editor-in-chief Josh Jackson said Wednesday that the publication based in suburban Atlanta will keep its popular website going but will no longer send print copies to its more than 200,000... more »
  • Fortune Road At Chemin Metarie Will Be Getting A Stop Sign

    July 30, 2010 1:38 PM

    A traffic engineering study of the intersection of Fortune Road at Chemin Metarie has been completed. Based upon this analysis, the subject intersection has met the requirements contained in the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for a multi-way stop condition. Therefore, the traffic control at this location will be... more »
  • Heroin Traffic Stop

    July 14, 2010 7:07 PM

    On the morning of July 14, 2010, troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D stopped a white 1999 Dodge pickup for a traffic violation on Interstate 10 eastbound near mile post 57 east of Welch in Jefferson Davis Parish. Troopers met with the driver of the vehicle, Mario Rodriguez Aguilero,... more »
  • BP Asked To Stop Working On Cap To Answer Questions

    July 14, 2010 12:30 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has asked oil giant BP to stop work on a project meant to choke off the flow of oil spewing from its broken well in the Gulf of Mexico until the company answers questions from government scientists. An administration official, who asked not to... more »
  • Chefs and Food Stars: Stop Worrying About Gulf Of Mexico Seafood

    June 28, 2010 3:40 PM

    GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - They are James Beard award winners, Food Network stars, Top Chef consultants, and providers of some of some of the most prized dishes in the country, and they had a single message - stop worrying about Gulf of Mexico seafood, and buy it. The chefs... more »
  • Obama Extends Stop on Deepwater Wells

    May 27, 2010 7:35 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Escalating his administration's response to the disastrous Gulf oil spill, President Barack Obama plans to announce Thursday that a moratorium on new deepwater oil drilling permits will be continued for six months while a presidential commission investigates, a White House aide said. Controversial lease sales off the... more »
  • BP Spraying Dispersant: Deadline to Stop has Passed

    May 24, 2010 5:20 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - BP PLC is continuing to spray a toxic chemical dispersant to break up the Gulf oil spill, even though a deadline to stop use of the chemical has passed. The Environmental Protection Agency directed BP last week to find an alternative to a dispersant, called Corexit 9500,... more »
  • La. Senator Presses to Stop Dispersant Use

    May 12, 2010 7:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state senator who represents several coastal parishes is asking Attorney General Buddy Caldwell to file a lawsuit to stop oil giant BP's use of a chemical dispersant to thin the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Republican Sen. A.G. Crowe of Slidell released... more »
  • BP: Continuously Spray Chemicals To Stop Oil Leak

    May 10, 2010 12:02 PM

    ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - A BP official is telling The Associated Press that the company has received federal approval to continuously spray chemicals underwater on the massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC spokesman Mark Proegler said the company received Environmental Protection Agency approval... more »
  • Deepwater Horizon: Efforts to Stop the Oil Leak Continues

    April 26, 2010 10:40 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities continue to monitor the size and direction of a Gulf of Mexico oil sheen by air, while using robotic underwater equipment to try to shut off its source at a wrecked deepwater drilling platform. The Coast Guard and the companies that owned an operated the rig... more »
  • Regulators Say Runaway Prius Driver Did Not Try To Stop

    March 18, 2010 5:16 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators say computer data from a Toyota Prius that crashed in New York show that at the time of the accident the throttle was open and the driver was not hitting the brakes. A housekeeper driving the car on March 9 told police that it sped... more »
  • Authorities Recover Over $70,000 During Routine Traffic Stop

    January 28, 2010 4:41 PM

    We have fought the illegal drug activity of this city for the past 7 plus years and we will continue to fight it under this administration," stated Chief of Police K.P. Gibson. These comments come after members of the narcotics unit recovered just over $71,000 in suspected drug money during... more »
  • It's always gumbo weather for Rita Fontenot

    November 24, 2009 3:09 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - They say truckers know where the really good food is. And at least one truckstop gumbo is a definite winner. The chicken and sausage gumbo that Rita Fontenot simmers at King's Truck Stop in Port Barre was named tops in its category at the Soiree Royale... more »
  • St. Mary Parish teens arrested for drug possession

    November 19, 2009 9:21 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept., report the following arrests: Zachary Dupre age 18 of Canal St. Jeanerette, La and Jaimie Minor... more »
  • Acadia Crime Stoppers: Kwik Stop Burglary

    November 18, 2009 11:58 AM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish is asking for the public's assistance to identify the 3 Suspects who committed a Commercial Burglary in the early morning hours of Monday November 9, 2009. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office needs your help to identify the suspects who broke into the Kwik Stop... more »
  • Safelight penalty to be reduced

    October 21, 2009 11:57 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A $25 SafeLight Lafayette penalty will be imposed when drivers turn right at a red light without coming to a complete stop. The City-Parish Council on Tuesday agreed to lower the penalty, which is $125 for drivers who run through a red light at intersections equipped... more »

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