BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's former chief of staff, Stephen Waguespack, is taking a job that will keep him near the Louisiana Capitol. The Jones Walker law firm announced Wednesday that Waguespack has joined the business as special counsel and as the director of the firm's government relations practice,... more »
BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's chief of staff, Stephen Waguespack, is leaving the administration after nearly five years working for the governor. Waguespack, a lawyer, is taking a private sector job, according to the governor's office. His departure has caused a reshuffling of the Jindal administration's top jobs among... more »
LABADIEVILLE - Sheriff Mike Waguespack released the name of an Ascension Parish man suspected of burglary and fleeing from authorities when they came to arrest him.
The sheriff said Emanuel Britton, 33, of Labadieville was wanted for aggravated burglary and resisting arrest for an incident early this morning.
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NAPOLEANVILLE- Federal money to clean up hazardous meth labs has been cut.
The Drug Enforcement Agency, or DEA, tells News 2, "DEA anticipates that funding for the clean-up of meth labs will be exhausted this week. Decisions about additional funding in the future rests with the United States Congress."... more »
NAPOLEONVILLE – More than 40 people have been arrested so far this morning in drug raids around Assumption Parish. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the arrests are part of a nine-month undercover operation targeting drug dealers in the parish, called "Get A Real Job". Narcotics agents found enough evidence to get... more »
NAPOLEONVILLE – Authorities in Assumption Parish are investigating copper wire thefts at an Entergy substation in Napoleonville. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said several thefts have happened in the last few weeks, always at night. Surveillance cameras in the area showed the thieves entering through a hole in a fence and taking... more »