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The Louisiana Workforce Commission and the New Orleans Video Access Center are training River Parish residents interested in film industry careers. Two workshops will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Edward Dufresne Community Center in Luling. The two-hour sessions are open to ...
This file will be updated. The City of West Monroe is opening the West Monroe Community Center as a Severe Cold Warming Station/Emergency Shelter. The Community Learning Center is on the corner of Filhoil and Fifth Street, beside the Community Center at 400 Fifth Street. For more information, you ...

All Calcasieu Parish schools and facilities will be closed Tuesday, January 16. ... Iberia Parish public schools will be closed Tuesday, January 16, 2018. ... South Louisiana Community College will close all of its campuses and sites Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 2 p.m. because of inclement weather.
All those summoned to appear for court in Acadia, Lafayette or Vermilion Parish Courthouses should check the 15th JDC website for instructions. If you were summoned for jury duty, you should not go to court tomorrow, officials say. City of Crowley offices will close Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at noon for ...
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that I-220 in Caddo and Bossier Parishes was closed late Monday evening due to winter weather conditions. Urban I-49 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish is CLOSED effectively immediately due to winter weather conditions.
The Baton Rouge area is expected to get another dose of winter weather as a strong cold front makes its way to southeast Louisiana Tuesday into Wednesday. With chances ... All East Baton Rouge city-parish government offices will close at noon Tuesday and remain closed through Wednesday. -- All East ...

SUNO will reopen Thursday. -- River Parishes Community College will close at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. -- All Catholic schools in Washington Parish, St. Tammany Parish and Jefferson Parish will be closed Wednesday. -- St. Tammany Parish public school events are canceled Tuesday night and schools will be ...
WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE) - Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman was killed by a pit bull at a pet boarding facility. According to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the report of an injured person at Happy Hounds Hotel located at 517 Smith Street in West ...
A Pointe Coupee Parish man has been arrested for allegedly killing a black bear, according to wildlife agents. On January 8, 2018, agents arrested 28-year-old Ronald J Kimble of Lettsworth for taking a black bear during a closed season and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The incident, a release states, ...
MADISONVILLE - A teenage boy is dead after a two-vehicle crash at an intersection in St. Tammany Parish Wednesday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred around 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of LA 1085 and LA 22. police say 16-year-old Nathan Kiern was killed after he ...
Cindy Chadwick, public information officer for the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, said inmates at the Caddo Correctional Center have had access to computer tablets for about a year. Inmates may use the tablets at no charge to communicate with jail staff about grievances, release dates and medical ...
With $40 million of federal money in hand to spend in six parishes on resiliency projects, Louisiana has narrowed the Jefferson Parish list to six possibilities. By April, state officials plan to select one of them and move forward on funding it. The money comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban ...
ST. AMANT -- A Prairieville woman died Friday after a pickup truck turned into her van on La. 431 in Ascension Parish and the truck's driver was cited with traffic violations with more counts pending, Louisiana State Police said Saturday. Zora Marshall, 75, was a passenger in the 1995 Ford Econoline while ...
Jefferson Parish, La. -- students in Jefferson Parish will get an extra day of winter vacation thanks to freezing temperatures. The Jefferson Parish Public school System announced that all public schools in Jefferson Parish will be closed Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, due to several consecutive days of ...
This week's big chill is draining water supplies in towns across South Louisiana, leaving a hospital and a nursing home in Ascension Parish dry for much of Wednesday and prompting local authorities in several communities to warn people to boil their water before drinking it. The primary cause, officials ...
Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard expressed his appreciation for first responders and volunteers who helped find Pedeaux. The search party included friends, relatives, sheriff's deputies, firefighters and members of the Cajun navy who searched through the swampy terrain along the Blood River to find ...
Parts of La. 1, between La. 420 and Airport Road in Pointe Coupee Parish, could remain closed overnight and part of Friday as authorities work to clear up a 23-car train derailment, according to the Louisiana State Police. Most of the train cars were empty except for one that was carrying a flammable ...

The search continues for a 19-year-old man who has been missing since Sunday in Livingston Parish all while frigid temperatures spread across the area. Peter Pedeaux was last seen with friends Sunday night on Blood River Road in the Springfield area, Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office officials said.
farmers in 11 Louisiana parishes could be eligible for federal disaster assistance because of damage from flooding and losses caused by Hurricane Harvey. Jan. ... Louisiana agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated two parishes ...
ASCENSION PARISH- A man was arrested for his fifth DWI after he flipped his vehicle Sunday night. Louisiana State Troopers arrested 30-year-old Colby Templet after he flipped his vehicle on LA 44 south of I-10 in Ascension Parish. Authorities say Templet admitted to using illegal narcotics on New Year's ...
The Parish currently does not allow businesses to sell alcohol on Sundays. Currently, in Caddo, only restaurants that sell food can sell liquor on Sundays. Commissioner Lyndon B. Johnson says he believes expanding the measure to businesses outside of the city of Shreveport would provide an equal ...
LAPLACE, LA. - Thousands of people experienced power outages in LaPlace and Plaquemines Parish as temperatures dipped below freezing Monday morning. According to the Entergy Louisiana outage map, more than 5,200 customers were impacted by power outages as of 9 a.m. in St. John the Baptist ...
Business owners in 14 of Louisiana's most populous parishes will have to file online all their business documents owed to the Secretary of State's office, such as name registrations and annual reports, rather than through paper documents. And drivers-in-training can expect lessons on how to respond to ...
Much of lower Plaquemines Parish is without power Monday morning (Jan. 1), according to an outage map on the Entergy Louisiana website. Problems have been reported from Port Sulphur down to the mouth of the Mississippi River, with more than 3,500 customers affected. According to the map, the ...
Caddo Parish Fire District 1 firefighters are working to put of a blaze that fully engulfed a home early New Year's day in the 1200 block of of Pine Island Road in Caddo Parish near Cross Lake. (Source: Cody Jennings/ KSLA News 12) ...
Parish President Robby Miller said that the National Weather Service advised his office that temperatures would be at or below freezing for periods of 15 to 21 hours daily. "These are extremely cold conditions that we typically do not experience in South Louisiana, and we are concerned that our residents ...
Some places will not rise above freezing Monday afternoon, especially across southwest Mississippi and the adjacent Louisiana parishes. While the exact forecast temperatures may fluctuate in the coming days, forecast confidence remains high regarding widespread freezing conditions over several ...
But the police in Louisiana say they've put a face and a name to a man and charged him with more than 200 counts related to the scheme. The man ... Mr. Neu, who was charged with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering, was being held on Sunday at St. Tammany Parish Jail in Covington, La.
Trump on Monday issued a federal emergency declaration for several Louisiana parishes as heavy rains continued to inundate Southwest Louisiana, ... All eyes were now on west Calcasieu Parish, where the rain-battered communities of Vinton and Stark braced for Sabine River flooding expected that ...
The first is part of the 2017 master plan that provides, for the first time, specific parish-level flood risk information, as well as data about flood-proofing, ... Beginning in 2017, LA SAFE is deploying $40 million across six coastal parishes to support a community-driven vision and project selection process in ...
A New Orleans woman was killed in an early Sunday crash in St. Charles Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.( Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The ... A bicyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver early Saturday on U.S. 90 southwest of Des Allemands, Louisiana state police said. The victim was identified as ...
None of us are psychics," said Carla Sigler, assistant district attorney for Calcasieu Parish. Her office filed for life without parole in all seven of its active cases. In New Orleans, with more juvenile life cases than any other judicial district in Louisiana, prosecutors are seeking to deny 30 inmates a chance for ...
In presenting the proposal to the police jury, Young said the legal action will not cost the parish any money. "We take all the risks on a contingency basis and hire the experts," he said. The intent of the litigation is to allow parishes to recover some of the expenses associated with opioid arrests, addictions, ...
Dressed in a heavy winter parka with hood and scarf, Sarala Thapa, left, is followed by her mother Purnima Rai, center, and father M.B. Rai, right, as the Cherry Hill, New Jersey residents return to their car after taking a photo at he State Capitol with Sara's husband, Amrit Thapa, on a Baton Rouge visit with ...
... PARISH - One man is dead and two others are injured after a six-vehicle crash on Highway 90. A 2008 GMC Sierra driven by 51-year-old Reginal Haywood crossed the neutral ground near the Diversion Canal and spun into oncoming traffic just after 5 p.m. on December 27, according to Louisiana State ...
MONROE, LA -- A sheriff's deputy from Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, shot a man Wednesday during a confrontation, police said. ... Louisiana State Police Trooper Michael Reichardt says the shooting happened about 2 a.m. Wednesday after a Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office deputy stopped to assist a ...
Louisiana State Police say the person shot by a Ouachita Parish deputy is expected to survive. New details have also been released by investigators with LSP Troop F. According to Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt, the incident started with a stalled vehicle at the intersection of US 80 and LA Hwy 139.
VERMILION, Ohio -- The Vermilion police Department in Ohio received thousands of messages for people outraged by the controversial arrest this week of a Louisiana teacher. Vermilion Parish, Louisiana teacher Deyshia Hargrave was arrested and forcibly removed from a school board meeting in ...
Under his new contract, Vermilion Parish Superintendent Jerome Puyau will receive an annual salary of $148,811, putting him in the middle of the pack among Louisiana district superintendents. Puyau's previous salary of $110,130 placed him among the lowest-paid in the state, according to state data.
Louisiana State Police said troopers and St. Charles Parish sheriff's deputies will conduct a "no refusal" DWI checkpoint Wednesday (Dec. 27) in St. Charles. The checkpoint, at an undisclosed location, will begin at 7 p.m., state police said in a news release. At "no refusal" checkpoints, when a motorist ...
A DeSoto Parish man killed after being struck by a vehicle overnight while walking in the travel lane on U.S. Highway 171 in the community of Kickapoo has been identified. state police say 55-year-old Charles R. Williams was struck when he walked into the path of a 2015 Ford F-250 pickup truck driven by ...
Baton Rouge, LA. (AP) -- Louisiana's wildlife and fisheries department has created a new freshwater artificial reef for a Vernon Parish reservoir. The aim is to boost fishing opportunities there. The agency deployed the reef into Vernon Lake on Thursday, saying it will provide additional habitat for juvenile ...
A 79-year-old Albany man died in a hospital Saturday after he was injured while crashing into a disabled truck on La. 43 in Livingston Parish around 6 a.m., according to Louisiana State Police Spokesman Senior Trooper Bryan Lee. Story Continued Below. Lee said 34-year-old Chad Purvis had stopped in ...
Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 200 Blk Chester STR Lafayette, LA. Name: Benoit, Devin Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Carencro Pd Address: 700 Blk W Gloria Switch ROA Lafayette, La. Name: Cyprien, Mark Charge: Hold For Extradition Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish ...
That means the authority will not contribute to seven projects in four parishes, Kline said, though it doesn't necessarily mean the projects won't go forward. Among them are a project to shore up a portion of La. 300 along Bayou Terre aux Boeufs in St. Bernard Parish and another to elevate a portion of La.
Residents and businesses are without power on the Northshore after a wintry mix of sleet and snow moved through overnight in southeast Louisiana. Entergy officials said most of the problems in southeast Louisiana are centered in Tangipahoa Parish, where customers have been reporting outages since ...
Ma'Laysha Leblanc, 5, of Donaldsonville was not restrained when the crash occurred Thursday morning (Dec. 7, 2017) on La. 3120, south of La. 18, in Ascension Parish, state police said. The driver, a 27-year-old Donaldsonville woman, also wore no seatbelt and was seriously injured in the crash.
Northern St. Tammany Parish saw several inches of snow build up over the course of the day as predictions of a wintry mix gave way to freezing temperatures. The rare South Louisiana snowfall was accompanied by the usual problems and annoyances -- power outages, minor car wrecks and flight delays ...
Across a swath of northern St. Tammany Parish, residents awoke Friday (Dec. 8) to find their communities beneath a thick, cold blanket of snow. The rain turned to snow before dawn, and within hours the rare south Louisiana snowfall had covered trees, shrubs, lawns -- and highways. Motorists braving ...
According to the Entergy New Orleans outage map, 24,036 customers were affected by outages in Tangipahoa Parish as of 10:30 a.m. Friday. Another 3,423 ... state are without power. Other areas severely impacted by power outages include Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Calcasieu and Iberville parishes.


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