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Seatbelt check leads to pot bust

Seatbelt check leads to pot bust

Posted 6:15 AM 10/31/2014 by Hunter Robinson

THIBODAUX - Authorities in Lafourche Parish say a search of a car stopped at a seatbelt checkpoint resulted in the discovery of more than $2,000 worth of marijuana. Lafourche Sheriff Craig Webre says that the seatbelt checks were conducted Wednesday on Louisiana Highway 316. He says (More)

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Survey: Shrimp have murky labeling

Survey: Shrimp have murky labeling

Posted 7:20 AM 10/30/2014 by Cain Burdeau

NEW ORLEANS - An advocacy group says consumers can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants across the nation. Oceana did a DNA-based survey of shrimp sold at outlets in New York City; Washington (More)

10/29/2014

Jose Canseco resting at home after shooting hand

Posted 10:20 AM 10/29/2014 by APNewsNow

LAS VEGAS - A representative for Jose Canseco says the former major league slugger is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home. Agent Jose Melendez says Canseco was resting at home Wednesday, and friends and family were hoping his finger would respond well (More)

10/28/2014

Hotel spa masseur booked with sexual battery

Hotel spa masseur booked with sexual battery

Posted 7:18 AM 10/28/2014 by Hunter Robinson

NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans masseur is accused of sexual battery on a woman during a session at the Ritz-Carlton spa, where massages cost $145 to $275. Thirty-year-old Charles J. Russo's bond was set Monday at $75,000. He remains in the Orleans Parish jail. It was not (More)

10/27/2014

Child killed, 3 injured in La. head-on crash

Child killed, 3 injured in La. head-on crash

Posted 7:18 AM 10/27/2014 by Hunter Robinson

NAPOLEONVILLE - State police say a head-on crash on La. Highway 1 in Assumption Parish killed a 10-year-old girl and injured 3 others. Trooper Evan Harrell says Neveah Pierson, of Gray, died when the car she was riding crossed the center line and struck another car Sunday (More)

10/24/2014

NYC doctor has Ebola

NYC doctor has Ebola

Posted 7:14 AM 10/24/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

NEW YORK- A new case of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in a patient who recently returned to the city following a stint with Doctors Without Borders.

The tests confirmed the doctor was sick with the illness Thursday. He had recently returned from work in West Africa.

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