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  • Man arrested for extortion of legislator

    March 14, 2014 12:13 PM

    MONROE - State Police accused a north Louisiana man of extorting a state representative. Investigators said 31-year-old Roy Green sent an email saying that if the representative didn't support marijuana reform , he "would personally see to it that your office and livelihood are placed into danger." During... more »
  • Consequences in proposed parenting classes Play Video

    December 18, 2013 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If new parents don't participate in parenting classes, they may have to face some consequences. Representative Regina Barrow and the Family Preservation Study Group are trying to make it mandatory for pregnant women 20 years old and under to take parenting classes. Barrow says the younger... more »
  • Seabaugh decides against U.S. Senate race

    November 4, 2013 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A state representative who was considering running for the U.S. Senate has decided against it. Republican State Rep. Alan Seabaugh of Shreveport is endorsing Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy in the 2014 race against Democrat Mary Landrieu. Seabaugh's decision helps clear the Republcian side of the race for... more »
  • Former legislator pleads guilty to tax fraud

    October 10, 2013 11:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A former state representative has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in federal court today. Former state Rep. Girod Jackson entered his plea on three tax fraud accounts in U.S. District Court in New Orelans. Jackson resigned from the Lousiana Legislature in August after being charged with... more »
  • Deadline to register for EBR election Wednesday

    January 25, 2013 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Voters in East Baton Rouge Parish have until Wednesday to register for the March 2 election. The vote will include a race between Republicans Barry Ivey and Scott Wilson to represent the 65th District in the state House. People can register to vote in three... more »
  • State Rep. backing resolution to re-stripe MS River Bridge

    June 13, 2011 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Representative Karen St. Germain is backing a resolution to re-stripe the Mississippi River Bridge.The resolution passed in the House and goes to the Senate this week. DOTD changed the I-10 westbound lane configuration on the bridge last year. It was an effort to improve traffic flow.... more »
  • Man accused of threatening La. lawmaker

    June 30, 2010 7:13 AM

    Carencro police arrested a Breaux Bridge man after he allegedly threatened a state representative who he claimed was having an affair with his girlfriend. Police say John Wesley Snelling allegedly demanded $20,000 from state Rep. Bobby Badon of Carencro in exchange for his promise not to go public with e-mails... more »
  • Services planned for Avon Honey

    February 16, 2010 7:20 PM

    Arrangements for late state representative Avon Honey, (D) Baton Rouge, have been made. A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 20, 2010, at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Southern University’s campus. The service, titled “Lying in State – Life Celebration: Honoring the Memory,” will have a viewing... more »
  • New Orleans lawmaker returns from military duty

    February 10, 2010 4:58 AM

    A New Orleans lawmaker who temporarily left his position in the state House when called to active Army duty has returned. Republican Rep. Nick Lorusso is regaining his legislative seat, after completing a one-year assignment at Fort Lewis in Washington as a deputy staff judge advocate. Lorusso is a lieutenant... more »
  • Lawmaker says Ascension road too dangerous

    February 8, 2010 3:37 PM

    State Representative Eddie Lambert, (R) Gonzales, says students are in danger because of a bad road in Ascension Parish. He is asking the state for money to widen LA 930 which runs in front of Prairieville Middle School. He says buses almost have to run off the road in... more »
  • Two members of Streamlining Commission resign

    December 16, 2009 5:43 PM

    Two members of the Commission for Streamlining Government are calling it quits. State Representative Brett Geymann and State Representative Jim Morris say time constraints are the biggest problem. Both men serve on other state budget committees that are time consuming. The streamlining commission was formed to develop solutions... more »

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  • Police investigate Wednesday night shooting
    Police investigate Wednesday night shooting

    October 1, 2014

    BATON ROUGE- Police said late Wednesday, officers responded to a shooting south of Airline Highway on Plank Road. Officers were not able to release... more »
  • A minor's unaccompanied story

    October 1, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - In February, a 17-year-old crossed the U.S. border illegally attempting to find her mother and escape the crime and violence at home... more »
  • Semi collision closes rural Louisiana highway
    Semi collision closes rural Louisiana highway

    October 1, 2014

    NORWOOD - Highway 67 south of the state line was closed Wednesday evening as State Police worked a crash involving two 18-wheelers. Authorities said... more »
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    A need for speed

    October 1, 2014

    DETROIT, MICHIGAN- A new version of the classic Chevy Corvette can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in under three-seconds. General Motors says... more »
  • Singing road in New Mexico
    Singing road in New Mexico

    October 1, 2014

    TIJERAS, NEW MEXICO- Transportation leaders in New Mexico hope a new "singing road" will slow speeders along historic Route 66. It'll be built between Albuquerque... more »