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Task force meets for an update on I-49 south

The I-49 south task force met today for an update on the ongoing project.  The task force was put together to figure out the feasibility and funding for the project, which is a difficult piece.  The Federal Highway Administration tele

Jindal signs bills to improve gun safety, strengthen Second Amendment protections

Governor Bobby Jindal signed six bills into law that will improve gun safety in Louisiana and protect law-abiding citizens’ Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.

Hunters react to new laws on donating game

Hunters across the state are celebrating a victory, after the Governor signed two laws that will assist hunters in donating their game to charity.

Louisiana teen charged in 'wrestling' death of half sister, 5

 The 13-year-old boy told them he knew wrestling on TV was fake, sheriff's officials in a New Orleans suburb said.

Red Cross app offers hurricane preparedness tips

With hurricane season in full swing, it’s time to start thinking ahead and getting prepared at home.

Oops! Purse snatcher drops spoils of crime, picks up time behind bars

An accused purse snatcher did not get the chance to benefit from the spoils of the crime before she ended up behind bars.

Keep your pet safe during an emergency; what to do if disaster strikes

If an emergency or bad weather forces you and your pets from your home, Will you know what to do and what to bring?

Autopsy reveals Shreveport toddler died from blunt force trauma; woman arrested

A Shreveport woman was arrested for the death of a 3-year-old child after an autopsy revealed the toddler died from trauma.

Top spots in Europe for 2013

 Paris and Rome are lovely this time of year, but they're also packed with summer travelers.

Eleven-year-old dies from injuries sustained in June 15 crash

Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I learned that an 11-year-old girl from Leonville died from injuries she sustained in a Saturday crash.