APSO arrests Lafayette man on contractor fraud

A Lafayette man was arrested Friday, April 19 in connection to a 2017 contractor fraud case in Ascension Parish

  Dems clash with Trump officials on subpoenas, tax returns

The treasury secretary says he is consulting with the Justice Department "due to the serious constitutional questions raised by this request and the serious consequences that a resolution of those questions could have for taxpayer privacy."
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  Nursing home found liable in 82-year-old’s choking death sues family over unpaid fees

A jury awarded $1 million to the 82-year-old’s family after finding a nurse at the facility forgot to put in the man’s dentures and fed him a sandwich, leading him to choke on the food.

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Baton Rouge rapper caught filming music video inside fire station without permission

BRPD responds to shooting on North Street

  Gov. Edwards, LSP tight-lipped on mansion security breach

  LSU officially introduces Scott Woodward as new athletic director

  INVESTIGATORS: Flambeau Fest to face second lawsuit amid 9News Investigation

The City of Gonzales has decided to move ahead with a lawsuit to try to recover tax dollars from Flambeau Fest organizers and the media company behind the event, PI Entertainment.
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  Indictment: Ex-CEO ignored red flags as opioid crisis raged

The pharmaceutical industry executive hit Tuesday with criminal charges stemming from the opioid crisis doesn't have his name on a museum wing, and his company isn't within earshot of Apple or anyone else on the Fortune 500.

  Coast Guard to hold public hearing on Sunshine Bridge investigation

  Antelope breaks railing, escapes enclosure at Baton Rouge Zoo

Missing girl takes backpack, disappears from New Orleans East

5 cars, 5 winners on display for Downtown Day

  WAFB wins 5 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards including ‘Overall Excellence’

6 healthcare employees attacked by mental health patients

Former deputy arrested, accused of beating an inmate

Man found shot in Waffle House parking lot

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Boy thrown over balcony at Mall of America showing signs of recovery

The boy plunged 40 feet when a stranger threw him over the third floor balcony.

SPORTS

  Southern baseball falls to ULM in close midweek game

LSU softball team remains in Top 10

The LSU softball team remains in the Top 10 of the national polls. The Tigers have moved to No. 10 in the USA Today/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll and moved to No. 7 in the ESPN.com/USA Today Softball poll.

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  WANTED: Man accused of kidnapping female, stealing from her in Baton Rouge

Man found asleep on couch in Governor’s Mansion arrested

Food labeling restrictions win Louisiana Senate support

  Baton Rouge area shelters at capacity despite recent report of decrease in homelessness

Funeral homes turn to crowd sourcing to help pay for services

A Baton Rouge funeral home owner is now using its power to help those who cannot afford funeral services for their loved ones. It’s called crowd sourcing. You can ask for donations online to help pay for medical bills, school trips, etc. Greg Clark wanted to use it to pay for funeral services.
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US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3 million vehicles

Vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Fiat Chrysler from the 2010 through 2019 model years are included in the probe, which was revealed Tuesday in documents posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Company bills Medicaid over $100k for services employees didn’t, weren’t authorized to provide

  Town of Clinton close to fixing all deficiencies for water system

  LSU hires Woodward as athletic director

  Committee approves tax break for diapers, tampons