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Louisiana's highways rank 35th in the nation

Louisiana's state highway system is ranked 35th in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Louisiana deputies team with England Police to arrest child predator

Following an extensive two and a half year investigation by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Vice Division Unit, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) of Lake Charles, and the Devon and Cornwall Police (UK), Mark Warren Noyes, 46, L

LCG to review UL Lafayette bike lanes on St. Mary Boulevard

A proposal to convert two of the four lanes of St. Mary Boulevard that cross through the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus into bike lanes is slated for review by the Lafayette Consolidated Council.

Entergy: 'If someone demands payment, hang up the phone'

There have been multiple reports of a scam targeting Entergy customers in Louisiana.

Acadian first responders reunite with heart attack patient

Last week, two months after suffering a heart attack at Festival International de Louisiane, Peter Barrilleaux was able to reunite with the members of the Acadian team who helped save his life.

25-year-old man drowns while swimming during camp party in Cocodrie

A 25-year-old man drowned during a party at a camp site in Cocodrie.

A month closer to peak of hurricane season

Typically, July is a quiet month during the Atlantic Hurricane season. According to the National Hurricane Center, the season does not peak until mid-August and will stay active through late-October.

Pelicans unveil court for 2013-14 season

The New Orleans Pelicans unveiled the first ever rebranded New Orleans Arena court design for the upcoming 2013-14 season on Pelicans.com. Attached is an illustration of the new Pelicans court design.

Commissioner orders La. flags at half-staff following death of 19 Arizona firefighters

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff at LDAF facilities throughout the state until July 5, 2013 following the deaths of 19 Arizona wildland fir

Tow Truck operator dies following hit-and-run crash on shoulder of I-10

A Guy’s Towing tow truck operator has died and a Texas man is in jail for vehicular homicide following an early morning hit-and-run crash on I-10 near Breaux Bridge investigated by Troop I.