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Louisiana man faces fall murder trial in Indiana - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 04:27
PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) - A Louisiana man charged with murder after autopsy evidence contradicted an eyewitness account in an Indiana man's death faces a November trial in that killing. A Gibson County judge set a Nov. 17 trial date Wednesday for 53-year-old Claude G. Arender. The Coushatta (kuh-SHAT'-uh), Louisiana man remains jailed without bond in the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Raheim Bright of Vincennes.
Louisiana, Mo., police chief found dead in his home
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 12:12
LOUISIANA, Mo. • Police Chief Richard Hughes was found dead in his home Wednesday morning, according to the town's mayor. Mayor Bart Niedner released a statement on the his Facebook page confirming the death of Hughes, 44. Police said foul play is not suspected. An investigation into his death is underway. "Louisiana grieves with the news that Police Chief Rich Hughes was discovered dead at this home earlier today," Niedner said.
Weak front could bring rain to Southwest Louisiana
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 10:16
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) - A weak cold front located over northern Louisiana is slowly moving toward Southwest Louisiana and this will mean a better chance of rain Thursday, and possibly Friday as well. Showers and storms are beginning to develop ahead of the cold front and they are moving southeast. Because storms are developing the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Allen, Beauregard, Evangeline, St.
Thibodaux native, partner earn statewide restaurant award
Monday, 30 June 2014 12:09
Ruffin Rodrigue of Thibodaux and Peter Sclafani of New Orleans, co-owners of Ruffino’s restaurants, will be presented with the award Aug. 2 at the group’s annual Five Star Futures Gala. “Sclafani and Rodrigue are great philanthropists in the Baton Rouge community, supporting numerous fundraising activities for civic and non-profit endeavors,” the association said in a news release announcing the award Tuesday.
Louisiana State Exhibit Museum to commemorate July 4th
Monday, 30 June 2014 06:08
Louisiana State Exhibit Museum is celebrating the country's independence with a unique look back at our history. Museum curator Nita Cole stopped by NBC 6 News Today to talk about all that awaits you when you attend. The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum is located at 3015 Greenwood Road in Shreveport. Their hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.
'Kissing congressman' Vance McAllister to run for reelection. Any hope?
Sunday, 29 June 2014 11:08
Rep. Vance McAllister (R) of Louisiana, the “kissing congressman” who was caught on surveillance tape smooching a (married) staffer, has decided to run for reelection after all. He made his decision public during a series of local interviews and a press conference at an American Legion Hall in his district. “I wanted to make sure everything was good with our family,” Representative McAllister told the Monroe, La.
No big winners in Saturday's lottery drawings - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Saturday, 28 June 2014 10:24
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Saturday night. There was a winner in the Easy 5 drawing. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $450,000 prize, which will rise to an estimated $475,000 for Wednesday.
Lacey Sanchez crowned Miss Louisiana - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Friday, 27 June 2014 18:37
MONROE, La. (AP) - Lacey Sanchez has been crowned Miss Louisiana and will represent the state at the Miss America Pageant. Sanchez won a $10,000 scholarship on Saturday night in Monroe. The News-Star reports (http://tnsne.ws/1lvBgvD) that the 23-year-old LSU student from Baton Rouge was chosen from a field of 32 contestants. Sanchez was preliminary lifestyle and fitness swimsuit winner on Friday.
Louisiana sues dialysis drug maker - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Friday, 27 June 2014 05:13
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is suing drug maker Fresenius Medical Care North America and its nearly 100 Louisiana clinics over the use of two dialysis drugs - GranuFlo and NaturaLyte - that could contribute to fatal heart attacks. The drugs have since been recalled by the federal government. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/VvS77S ) the lawsuit, filed in state district court in Baton Rouge by the state Attorney General's Office, says Fresenius violated Louisiana…
Louisiana may tap gambler winnings for debts
Thursday, 26 June 2014 12:02
HOME > NEWS > Investor News > Louisiana may tap gambler winnings for debts RELATED PARTNER LINKS Louisiana Gambling Louisiana may tap gambler winnings for debts27 June 2014 SHREVEPORT, Louisiana -- The state of Louisiana now confiscate gamblers winnings to pay off their debts, KTBS reported. Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the legislation, which will see casinos declare winnings above $1200 and will permit recovery of money owed to state agencies, the report said.

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