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  • Alleged convenience store robber takes cash and poker tickets

    July 27, 2014 11:37 PM

    Around 1:12 a.m. Sunday, Opelousas Police Department received a call indicating that a black male had stolen money out of the register and several video poker cash tickets from a local convenience store on Creswell Lane. When officers arrived on the scene, they located the alleged suspect, Steven Joseph... more »
  • New registrar takes office in St. Bernard

    May 24, 2014 12:56 PM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - Connie Crumhorn has taken office as registrar of voters in St. Bernard Parish. Nola.comThe Times-Picayune reports she was sworn-in this past week by Clerk of Court Randy Nunez. The Parish Council selected Crumhorn to replace Velma Bourg, who resigned earlier this year. Crumhorn becomes the second... more »
  • Projects delayed until new mayor takes office

    April 20, 2014 1:32 PM

    LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - The City Council has decided to take no action on two development projects until after a new mayor takes office at the end of June. The American Press reports the council tabled consideration of proposals for the University Parkway/Louisiana Highway 467 projects. The first mater involves... more »
  • Thibodaux takes a new look at parking options

    April 12, 2014 1:03 PM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - City officials are taking a fresh look at parking options in the downtown area. The Daily Comet reports that possible solutions for the 627-space parking area include angled parking, redirecting traffic and possibly a parking garage. In September 2013, the Baton Rouge-based firm Digital Engineering and... more »
  • Youngsville bike lanes project takes step forward

    February 14, 2014 9:05 AM

    YOUNGSVILLE, La. (AP) - The Youngsville City Council has passed a resolution that approved bike lanes to be added along Chemin Metairie Parkway. City engineer Dax Douet says the bike lanes will not widen the road, but will be added to the already existing 8-foot shoulders. Douet says the entire... more »
  • Research foundation takes control of LSU hospitals

    October 1, 2013 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A nonprofit research foundation has taken over management of the LSU hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe. The Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana, or BRF, began its management of the hospitals Tuesday, under a privatization deal pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal. BRF has never run... more »
  • In Kenya vote, ICC indictee takes early lead

    March 5, 2013 8:32 AM

  • John Folse takes Louisiana cooking to Olympics

    July 24, 2012 7:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Chef John Folse is taking a taste of Louisiana and the "Spirit of the Gulf Coast" to what he calls the "ultimate" stage. Folse is leading the "Team USA" of the culinary world - eight chefs from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida - to the... more »
  • Another finalist takes a bow on 'American Idol'

    May 4, 2012 6:38 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - It was an unfortunate night for Skylar Laine on "American Idol." The 18-year-old country rocker from Brandon, Miss., added her twangy sensibilities to Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son" and Dusty Springfield's "Say You Love Me" on Wednesday's show. It was revealed Thursday on the Fox singing... more »
  • Man takes pizza, goes to jail

    April 19, 2012 10:30 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Monroe police have arrested a man who refused to pay for his pizzas. Police say Shaba A. Gorham allegedly took two pizzas from a Dominos delivery driver Wednesday night, when into his home and didn't come out again The driver told police he knocked on the... more »
  • Woman takes plea deal in toddler's death

    April 18, 2012 7:30 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Prosecutors say a 29-year-old woman facing prosecution in the death of her 2-year-old godchild has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. The Advocate reports Shantell Watts Donahue and her husband, 29-year-old Terrell Devon Donahue, both of Gonzales, were indicted in May on charges of first-degree murder... more »
  • Baton Rouge council takes no position on bus tax

    March 29, 2012 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council as a whole took no position on whether to support a 10.6-mill property tax to revamp the parish bus system, voting instead to delete the item after a lengthy public hearing and debate. The Advocate reports Councilwoman Denise... more »
  • Campaign grind takes its toll on GOP candidates

    March 22, 2012 6:49 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - It's a good thing the GOP presidential race slows down from here: The candidates are even more tired than the voters. And, boy, does it show. Mitt Romney, who scaled back his public schedule this week to get a break, has slept in his own bed just... more »
  • Delta CC chancellor takes Wash. job

    March 21, 2012 10:01 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Delta Community College Chancellor Luke Robins has accepted a position as president of Peninsula College in Port Angeles, Wash. The News-Star reports the Peninsula College Board of Trustees offered him the job Tuesday and, if contract negotiations are successful, he will become the institution's sixth... more »
  • West Nile: It Only Takes 1 Mosquito

    February 5, 2012 2:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Low numbers of mosquitoes won't protect you from West Nile virus, warns Louisiana's Office of Public Health. Although drought kept the mosquito population down last year in Calcasieu Parish, two residents came down with encephalitis or meningitis from the virus, according to a report in the... more »
  • Citizens takes aim at storm-only coverage

    January 13, 2012 10:09 AM

    Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp. is supposed to be the state's insurer of last resort - via high rates - for homeowners and businesses that can't get coverage in the private market. But some consumers have found a way to cut their bills by turning to Citizens voluntarily for part... more »
  • SPLC takes state-run N.O. schools to task

    December 2, 2010 9:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A civil rights organization complained Thursday about discipline practices and a lack of services for children with disabilities in New Orleans public schools that were taken over by the state after Hurricane Katrina. The Southern Poverty Law Center said only 6.8 percent of students with disabilities... more »
  • New Orleans Film Festival Takes Center Stage Friday

    October 14, 2010 2:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Suspense-filled dramas, psychological thrillers, romantic triangles and stories based on real-life events take center stage Friday as independent filmmakers convene for the 21st annual New Orleans Film Festival. The seven-day festival launches with British film director Jake Scott's drama, "Welcome to the Rileys," starring James... more »
  • Aeroframe Takes on Maintenance for US Airways

    October 5, 2010 9:31 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Aeroframe's operation at Chennault International Airport has been selected to handle airframe base maintenance on US Airways A330 aircraft. The maintenance work will begin this week. Aeroframe took delivery of the first plane from the company on Sunday. Aeroframe CEO Roger Porter says the work... more »
  • Recession Takes Toll on Institution of Marriage

    September 28, 2010 11:18 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The recession took a dramatic toll on marriage in America, new figures show, with those 18 and over who decided to wed in 2009 at the lowest ebb since the government began tracking the data over 100 years ago. A broad array of new Census Bureau data,... more »
  • Hurricane Karl takes aim at Mexican Gulf Coast

    September 17, 2010 11:30 AM

    VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) - Hurricane Karl grew with surprising speed into a powerful Category 3 storm Friday, prompting closure of Gulf of Mexico oil facilities, and forecasters said the storm could strengthen further before hitting near the country's largest power plant. Karl's maximum sustained winds already were near 120 mph... more »
  • Catholic School Boy Takes His Own Life At School

    September 16, 2010 7:32 PM

    A student shot himself inside his Catholic School outside of Lake Charles Thursday morning. It happened in Moss Bluff. The boy died from the self-inflicted gunshot wound-- was pronounced dead at 10:38am at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. School was cancelled for the rest of the day at St. Theodore Holy... more »
  • Ted Nugent takes responsibility for deer baiting

    August 18, 2010 9:41 PM

    MARYSVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Ted Nugent says he should have been better informed about California game laws after pleading no contest to misdemeanor charges of deer-baiting. Nugent said on his website Wednesday that he takes full responsibility for the hunting incident televised on a February episode of his Outdoor Channel... more »
  • Tonight on KATC-Gulf Coast Claims Facility Takes Over From BP

    August 18, 2010 12:31 PM

    WASHINGTON - United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., and Ken Feinberg, Administrator of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, will host public meetings in Houma and Kenner, Louisiana, on Wednesday, August 18. Mr. Feinberg will detail the claims process that will be in place when the Gulf Coast Claims Facility... more »
  • BP Official Takes 5th Amendment, Won't Testify

    May 27, 2010 9:16 AM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - Hearings into the explosion and sinking of the BP-operated oil rig Deepwater Horizon continue on Thursday, but one BP witness will not be testifying. Coast Guard Capt. Hung Nguyen said Robert Kaluza, BP's well site leader on the Deepwater Horizon, was scheduled to testify but has... more »
  • The Dictionary of Louisiana French Takes Shape

    January 6, 2010 4:05 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - It is an effort that took a decade of work by nine editors and researchers out in the field. And it keeps growing. The Dictionary of Louisiana French: As Spoken in Cajun, Creole and American Indian Communities is an 892-page lexicon, as its name implies, of... more »

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