The Cost of Choice: Governor to push for changes to Louisiana Scholarship Program

Governor John Bel Edwards plans on pushing for more changes to the state’s program that allows children at poor-performing public schools to attend certain private schools on a voucher or scholarship.

  33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts

U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.
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Giant spider snacks on possum

Justine Latton and her husband were on a romantic getaway at Mount Field National Park in the southern state of Tasmania, when what they saw next kind of ruined the mood, 7News reported.


Memorial service arrangements announced for Dr. John

Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn’t political

  TSA parades weapons, banned items confiscated in New Orleans

  Bonds set for suspects in New Orleans police drugstore shootout

  It’s NOT porn: Iberville Parish Council says adult video store sign is prop for movie

The Iberville Parish Council is assuring residents an adult video store is not coming to the town after a sign advertising one popped up in town.
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Man on a scooter pulls gun during road rage incident in Tennessee, deputies say

Deputies arrested a man on a scooter after a heated exchange between him and two other men in pickup trucks.

Two arrests made in prostitution investigation at Alexandria massage parlor

Playa Bowls entering Louisiana market with Baton Rouge shop

  Over 500 reports of damaged property flood mayor’s office after severe weather in Baton Rouge

14-year-old girl found at Louisiana motel forced into sex, victim of trafficking

  Sunshine Bridge to partially close Thursday for inspection

Schedler wants Louisiana to reimburse $32K for settlement

  ‘I practice what I preach’: La. church burning suspect photographed fires for black metal album art

FOUND: Two boys wandered from family home to nearby residence

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Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan river; 3 dead

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said two upset girls told officers late Monday that a family member had driven a car into the Kalamazoo River. Chief Karianne Thomas says the girls had been in the car, but were let out before it was driven into the water.



  Hold that Tiger! Coach O adds another defensive lineman

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron has added another commitment to the talented 2020 recruiting class.


  La. governor requests disaster declaration for flooded fisheries

  Customers demand action after issues with Republic Services appear unending

Duplication of benefits problem fixed, but no guarantee all flood victims get their money

  Gotcha bike docks installed in downtown Baton Rouge

Louisiana stuck at No. 49 in ‘Kids Count’ ranking

Louisiana remained at number 49 in an annual national assessment of child well-being.
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  Krispy Kreme debuts new doughnut for 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing

The chain is giving one of the new doughnuts free to each customer on Saturday at its stores across the country.

Restore LA speaks out after duplication of benefits fix for ’16 flood victims announced

  RECALL: Lay’s potato chips pulled from shelves

  EBRCOA launches ‘Lotus Rides’ transportation program for seniors

  Proposed regulations for short-term rentals gaining momentum