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  • Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off Saturday

    May 21, 2014 5:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The 7th Annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off will be on Saturday and pits 10 chefs from top Louisiana restaurants competing for the coveted "King of Louisiana Seafood" title. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board are hosting the event, which is part of... more »
  • Mother pleads guilty to child's 2002 death

    February 10, 2014 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman has pleaded guilty of manslaughter in the death of her newborn baby in 2002. Joann King, 30, was given a 10-year suspended sentence and five years of home incarceration. She was indicted in December 2012 on second degree murder charges in... more »
  • HS teacher accused of having child pornography

    June 12, 2013 9:01 AM

    METAIRIE- School officials say a 43-year-old Grace King High School teacher accused of child pornography has been placed on indefinite leave from his job. The Jefferson Parish public school system disclosed the employment status of Walter Sologaistoa, of Kenner, but did not say whether the Spanish teacher is still being... more »
  • LSU President nominee addresses students, staff Play Video

    March 21, 2013 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In his first official visit to campus, Dr. King Alexander said he doesn't have all the answers, but plans to listen and learn from students, faculty and the legislature about what's best for LSU. Alexander answered questions from students and staff members in two separate meetings... more »
  • Parades, community service on King day in La.

    January 21, 2013 4:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Parades, speeches, prayer and community service marked the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday around Louisiana. In Baton Rouge people painted homes and cleaned school campuses as part of a day of service organized by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Many marchers held pictures of King as... more »
  • 5 hurt in New Orleans shooting after King parade

    January 21, 2013 2:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Five people were injured by gunfire near a New Orleans intersection where a parade celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday had passed earlier. Police spokeswoman Remi (RAY' mee) Braden said investigators do not believe any of the injuries was life-threatening. Braden said the victims were all 17... more »
  • Inauguration Day marks rare intersection with King

    January 18, 2013 10:26 AM

    ATLANTA - This year, the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the life of President Barack Obama will overlap significantly for a day. For only the second time, the presidential inauguration falls on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Some King commemorations are being shuffled while... more »
  • Rep. King says Boehner promises Sandy aid votes

    January 2, 2013 2:46 PM

    WASHINGTON - A New York lawmaker says House Speaker John Boehner has promised votes to aid victims of Superstorm Sandy by Jan. 15. Republican Rep. Peter King says the speaker will schedule a vote Friday for $9 billion in flood insurance and another on Jan. 15 for a remaining $51... more »
  • Quote on MLK Memorial to be removed

    December 11, 2012 2:39 PM

    WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a plan to remove an inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, rather than cut into the granite to replace it with a fuller quotation. Salazar will announce plans Tuesday to remove a paraphrase from King's "Drum Major" speech by carving... more »
  • Smoothie King HQ to stay, expand in La.

    November 20, 2012 4:06 PM

    METAIRIE - Louisiana-based Smoothie King, which was sold in July to a South Korea-based corporation, will move its headquarters from Covington to Jefferson Parish and expand its 45-person headquarters staff with 60 new jobs. The announcement was made Tuesday by state officials and Greater New Orleans Inc., the economic development... more »
  • King James reigns as Finals MVP

    June 22, 2012 7:38 AM

    LeBron James is the MVP of the NBA Finals. James finished with 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds in Game 5 of the title series Thursday night, leading the Miami Heat to a 121-106 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Miami won the second title in franchise... more »
  • Baton Rouge woman indicted in baby's death

    April 27, 2012 8:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 28-year-old Baton Rouge woman has been indicted in the death of her infant, who was found dead in a garbage truck more than nine years ago. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury charged JoAnn King with second-degree murder in the Dec. 6, 2002, killing of... more »
  • EBR School Board leaves one finalist on list for superintendent

    January 25, 2012 9:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has taken another step toward hiring a new superintendent. Wednesday night, leaders whittled down the list of candidates to one. Samuel King, a superintendent from Georgia, was the only one invited back to continue the process. He's expected to visit... more »
  • School bus accident injures 2

    December 19, 2011 1:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A crash involving a school bus injured two students Monday morning on O'Neal lane. According to the EBR Sheriff's Office, one child was taken to the hospital with a neck injury and another with minor injuries, left with a parent. Authorities say an SUV hit... more »
  • Will Ferrell named king of Bacchus in 2012

    December 15, 2011 2:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Popular comedian Will Ferrell has been picked as the King of Bacchus 2012. The krewe of the popular Carnival season parade announced the choice Thursday. Ferrell rose to fame on "Saturday Night Live" and has had a string of movie hits including "Talladega Nights," ''Old School,"... more »
  • BR Police looking for hit and run suspect

    February 1, 2010 4:43 PM

    Baton Rouge Police have narrowed the search for a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident on I-10. Evidence indicates 20-year-old Mikel Carson was struck by a 2005-2007 model Ford pickup or Expedition. Detectives say it's possibly a King Ranch Edition truck. The accident happened early Sunday morning... more »

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