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St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office
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Poison Control Having Trouble Keeping Up With Synthetic Weed Bans

The Poison Control Center's director says there are so many chemicals that can cause a cannabis-like high, that it's hard to keep up with the manufacturers.

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Congressman Vance McAllister Will Run For Office Again

Speculation had been growing that he would run for office again, and McAllister confirmed that to Moon Griffon today.

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Police Tape, iStock photo
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Human Remains Found In Louisiana Cornfield

36-year-old Daniel White was booked Saturday with second-degree kidnapping.

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Police: 9 Injured During Bourbon Street Shooting

New Orleans Police say nine people have been injured during a shooting on Bourbon Street.

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BESE President Chas Roemer, KEEL
BESE President Chas Roemer, KEEL
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BESE To Hold Special Meeting On Tuesday

Will the La. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) seek legal action against La. Governor Bobby Jindal's attempt to remove the Common Core education standards out of the Pelican State?

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Handgun 7, iStock
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Man Convicted Of Killing 2; Bodies Found In Trunk

A Baton Rouge man has been convicted in the 2011 drug-related slaying of a woman and her boyfriend.

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Judge's Gavel 8, iStock
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Louisiana Sues Dialysis Drug Maker

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.

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BP Sign (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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BP Seeks Return Of Claim ‘Overpayments’

BP wants a federal judge to order restitution — plus interest — of what it says are hundreds of millions of dollars in overpayments to some businesses that claimed losses due to the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

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handcuffs photo by KPEL
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Nursing Home Employee Accused Of Raping Resident

Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested an employee of a Marrero nursing home for allegedly raping a 78-year-old resident.

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Law Enforcement Targeting Intoxicated Boaters This Weekend

Agents will be out in force looking for drunk boat operators.

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veteran's cemetery (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
Matt Cardy/Getty Images
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Lawmakers Meet To Discuss VA Problems

Federal officials in charge of the veterans health care system in Louisiana did not attend the hearing.

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Food Stamps, Getty Images
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Covington Woman Accused Of Food Stamps Fraud

State authorities say a 38-year-old Covington woman is accused of fraudulently obtaining $55,000 in food stamps.

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