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13-year-old passenger killed in crash during vehicle pursuit

Shreveport – On Friday, May 20, 2022, just after 11:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G was requested ...

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One Driver Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash in Acadia Parish

Acadia Parish – Shortly before 4:30 p.m. on May 21, 2022, Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating ...

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Iberia Parish Crash Claims Life of Unrestrained Man

Iberia Parish – At approximately 1:10 a.m. on May 22, 2022, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I ...

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Coast Guard rescues 7 boaters, dog from vessel fire near Gulfport, Mississippi

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued seven boaters and a dog from a vessel fire near Gulfport, ...

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SJSO calls for service 5/21

Daily CFS Press Release Printed on May 22, 2022 CFS Date Time Incident # Location Street City Nature ...

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Feeding the hungry: Each month, Second Harvest Food Bank distributes 39 million pounds of food across South La.

By Doris Maricle American Press One in five households in Louisiana experience food security, but Second Harvest Food Bank ...

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Body of Missing Boater Found and Recovered from False River

The body of a Baton Rouge man was recovered from False River this morning, May 22.  Search and ...

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Southeast Louisiana Refuges to host Virtual Youth Fishing Rodeo, June 11 – 12, 2022

Did you ever think you could win a fishing derby without paying an entry fee or weighing or ...

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Rix Quinn – Special Abilities

I’ve always been jealous of people who discover their talents early. There was this kid in my middle ...

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The Biden inflation hits homeless elders hard

WASHINGTON, DC – They’re called the “invisibles”— the homeless elders in hiding. These seniors may have a fear ...

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Louisiana Turkey Hunters Harvest Most Birds Since Reporting Began in 2009, LDWF Announces

The 2022 Louisiana turkey harvest was the best since harvest reporting began in the state in 2009, the ...

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Ama, Hahnville Drainage Town Hall May 26

Hahnville, LA – St. Charles Parish President Matthew Jewell, Department of Public Works officials, T. Baker Smith and ...

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Houma Man Indicted for Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – DARRIUS NEVILLE, age 26, a resident of Houma, Louisiana, was charged May 5, 2022, ...

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SJSO calls for service 5/20

Daily CFS Press Release Printed on May 21, 2022 CFS Date Time Incident # Location Street City Nature ...

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Coast Guard medevacs tugboat crewmember near Pascagoula, Miss.

NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard medevaced a 60-year-old male Friday afternoon, approximately seven miles south of Pascagoula, Mississippi.  ...

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Two Vessel Collision Leaves One Dead and One Missing in False River

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents are working a two vessel collision that resulted in one ...

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Harvesting vegetables – the fruits of your labor

I’ve enjoyed gardening as long as I can remember. There’s something fulfilling about planting, watching things grow, being ...

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McCrossen: Health tips for women in their 40s

Forty is more than a milestone birthday – it’s the start of a major decade of change for ...

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Blood drive scheduled at LaPlace Wal-Mart

LAPLACE — Wal-Mart LaPlace will host a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26. Donors ...

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Ask Rusty – Will My Husband’s Benefits Continue After He Dies?

Dear Rusty: My husband is 65 and I am 55. He has recently been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. ...