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Corps: Changes at Morganza flood control structure

Corps: Changes at Morganza flood control structure

Posted 5:23 AM 9/18/2014 by Associated Press

BATON ROUGE - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold public meetings next week on plans to tweak the way the Morganza flood control structure is operated during floods. The Morganza flood control structure diverts water from the Mississippi River into the Atchafalaya floodway to (More)

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Report: ship's crew member has malaria

Report: ship's crew member has malaria

Posted 5:16 AM 9/18/2014 by WBRZ Staff

MARRERO - Four crew members of a Liberian-flagged cargo ship are being treated at a hospital here after becoming ill Wednesday.

A few hours after one crew member arrived at the hospital (More)

9/16/2014

Man who killed student sentenced to death

Man who killed student sentenced to death

Posted 12:42 PM 9/16/2014 by APNewsNow

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL - An escaped Louisiana inmate convicted of killing a Florida State graduate student in northeast Florida has been sentenced to death. Following a jury's recommendation, a St. Johns County judge sentenced 43-year-old Kentrell Feronti Johnson on Tuesday. He was (More)

9/15/2014

Ethics complaint filed against Sen. David Vitter

Ethics complaint filed against Sen. David Vitter

Posted 12:36 PM 9/15/2014 by APNewsNow

NEW ORLEANS - A Democratic group has lodged an ethics complaint against Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, alleging he violated state campaign finance restrictions. The American Democracy Legal Fund announced Monday it filed the complaint with the Louisiana ethics board. (More)...

9/14/2014

La. State Fair head arrested on marijuana charge

La. State Fair head arrested on marijuana charge

Posted 8:02 AM 9/15/2014 by APNewsNow

SHREVEPORT, La. - The State Fair of Louisiana's president and general manager is facing a drug charge following an arrest early Saturday morning. 43 year-old Chris Giordano was arrested for possession of marijuana according to the Shreveport Police Department. (More)...

9/13/2014

Police: 1 dead in gas accident on La. oil platform

Police: 1 dead in gas accident on La. oil platform

Posted 3:55 PM 9/13/2014 by JANET McCONNAUGHEY

NEW ORLEANS - The head of Louisiana State Police says a natural gas accident on an oil platform off the coast has killed one person and injured two others. State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says it happened Saturday. There was no drilling going on. Acadian Ambulance says its (More)

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