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There's a question if the man accused of nearly killing Baton Rouge boxer Emanuel Augustus should have been out on the streets in the first place.

From most accounts it looks as if Christopher Stills was just hanging out in the system, in and out of jail for the last four years, piling up a pretty lengthy record of robberies, but never serving any real jail time.

Starting in April 2010, Stills was arrested and charged for armed robbery.


State leaders are holding many agencies accountable about what they know about sexual assaults in Louisiana. The Senate Committee on women and children met Monday morning wanting to hear all the issues there are when it comes to rapes and sexual assaults in the state.

Committee chair woman Karen Carter Peterson says sex crime laws need to be stronger, which is why the hearing Monday was to listen and learn how they, as lawmakers, can make sure when a woman says no, no means no and yes means yes.

Gretna's capital projects fund suffered a 12 percent shortfall, and City Hall lacked a central system for overseeing federal and state grants, according to a 2014

Eighty percent of municipal financial officers in an annual National League of Cities survey reported improving fiscal conditions this year, Governing magazine reports. That's an all-time

Sen. David Vitter, who has never been mistaken for a liberal, said in a June speech to the Baton Rouge Press Club that if he's elected

DEVELOPING: Police in northwest Indiana identified the suspected serial killer believed to have murdered seven women, and warned at a news conference that the body count could rise.

The man accused of killing a woman Friday at a Hammond, Ind., Motel 6, and then leading authorities to a string of dead bodies dumped in abandoned homes in nearby Gary, was identified as Darren Deon Vann, 43, of Gary. Officials said he is a convicted sex offender who served time in Texas for sexual assault and may have been responsible for two murders in the mid-1990s.

Colt McCoy will take over from Kirk Cousins as Washington's starting quarterback if Robert Griffin III remains out, coach Jay Gruden announced Monday.

Sabres to retire Hasek's jersey
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:54

The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the best goaltenders in NHL history.

Coach Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints (2-4) liked a great deal about their performance in Sunday's 24-23 loss to the Lions - much better

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