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  • Fomer Merryville Police Chief sued

    July 5, 2013 11:48 AM

    DERIDDER - Two women have sued Merryville's former police chief, accusing James Fowler of stopping their car without justification and making them submit to a strip search on the street. The American Press reported Thursday that the Town of Merryville and the Merryville Police Department are co-defendants. Merryville is... more »
  • House committee strips $500M from budget

    April 29, 2013 1:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The House budget-writing committee stripped nearly $500 million in patchwork financing proposed by Gov. Bobby Jindal from next year's $24 billion budget. The move would mean steep cuts on health care and colleges. But the proposed cuts approved Monday by the Appropriations Committee aren't necessarily expected to... more »
  • Mom takes it off

    February 15, 2013 7:38 PM

    A mom is accused of getting on stage and stripping during a school assembly in upstate New York. Aydrea Meaders was arrested at North Albany Academy when she began dancing onstage and took off some of her clothes. The school is pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. School staff say the assembly... more »
  • Suspect held in strip club shooting

    December 3, 2012 5:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say they have arrested a suspect in the robbery and shooting of an employee at a French Quarter strip club. WVUE reports that 22-year-old Marion George was arrested Monday at a home in eastern New Orleans. Police say he was booked on charges of armed robbery... more »
  • Palestinians celebrate UN statehood vote

    November 29, 2012 4:23 PM

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinians have erupted in wild cheers, hugging each other and honking car horns after the United Nations voted to grant them, at least formally, what they have long yearned for - a state of their own. In the central celebration in the West Bank city of... more »
  • Palestinian deaths reach 100, both sides say they are ready for diplomatic solution

    November 19, 2012 1:25 PM

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A senior Palestinian militant is now among 100 Palestinians killed in the six days of Israeli air strikes in Gaza. Palestinian officials say half of those victims were civilians. Meanwhile, Hamas fighters have launched more than 1,000 rockets into Israel, including 95 today. One of... more »
  • Gaza militant group says top fighter killed

    November 19, 2012 10:24 AM

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad says an Israeli strike on a Gaza media center has killed one of its top militant leaders. Monday's strike in downtown Gaza City was part of a widening 6-day-old offensive meant to quell Hamas rocket fire. It's the second strike... more »
  • Israel hits dozens of targets in Gaza

    November 14, 2012 12:08 PM

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel has been hitting dozens of targets in Gaza, in the most intense attack since an Israeli offensive four years ago. Earlier today, an Israeli airstrike killed the commander of the Hamas military wing in Gaza. The killing marks a dramatic resumption of Israel's policy... more »
  • Wrongful death suit filed in strip club slaying

    June 5, 2012 8:54 AM

    GONZALES - A second wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a now-defunct strip club in Prairieville and its alleged operators over the fatal beating of a patron last year. The Suthern Kumfort's Lounge lawsuit, brought by Ashley Davenport-Tanner, widow of slain club patron 28-year-old Willis Harrison Tanner IV of... more »
  • Mob boss sentenced

    May 11, 2012 10:05 AM

    PROVIDENCE - The former boss of the New England Mafia has been sentenced to 5½ years in prison for his role in the shakedown of Providence strip clubs. Luigi "Baby Shacks" Manocchio learned his punishment Friday in federal court in Providence. The 84-year-old Manocchio pleaded guilty in February to one... more »
  • St. Helena Parish strip club fined

    April 13, 2012 6:57 AM

    GREENSBURG - The state Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control says The Oak Ridge Lounge, one of two strip clubs in St. Helena Parish, will be forbidden to sell liquor for eight weeks and must pay a $1,000 fine. In addition, the club must pass an ATC inspection before it... more »
  • 5 killed in spa shooting

    February 22, 2012 10:26 AM

    ATLANTA - A gunman shot and killed four people inside a Korean health spa located in Norcross an Atlanta suburb. The gunman then killed himself in what police said may have been a case of domestic violence. Surveillance video showed the gunman walking into the spa last night... more »
  • Man arrested for murder at Ascension Parish strip club

    May 4, 2011 2:57 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - One man is dead, and another is behind bars after a fight at a strip club in Ascension Parish. It happened late Tuesday night at the Southern Kumfort exotic dance club on Airline Highway. Deputies say 20 year-old Zachary Pusch got into a verbal altercation with... more »
  • St. Helena strip club under a microscope

    November 9, 2010 10:26 PM

    ST. HELENA PARISH - A strip club could be under investigation if another club owner gets his way. The parish ordinance set up five years ago prohibits any new club if there's nudity. The owner of what was supposed to be St. Helena Parish's only strip club said a... more »
  • Fire damages Baton Rouge strip club

    October 25, 2010 8:02 AM

    Firefighters responded to an electrical fire that damaged a Baton Rogue strip club early Monday morning. Investigators said the fire started from an electrical malfunction around 7 a.m. Monday at the Dancers Men's Club and Sports Bar on 5055 Airline Highway. When fire crews arrived the flames had already pushed... more »

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