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FEMA obligates 7.6 million dollars to state agencies

FEMA has now obligated more than 7.6 million dollars to state agencies and a levee district to help reimburse money they spent for the emergency protective measures taken to help meet critical emergency needs. 

SU's Mitchell not asked to resign following 6-0 loss to MVSU

Southern Athletic Director William Broussard tells me there was not a meeting this morning with Jaguar head football coach Stump Mitchell asking him to resign.

Bomb threat found at Lafayette school

Students were evacuated at L.J. Alleman after a bomb threat was found.

Iberville Parish man arrested for alleged illegal dumping and disposal of waste

Today, investigators with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested an Iberville Parish man for the alleged illegal dumping of pollutants into state waterways and the illegal disposal of s

Iberville Parish man arrested for alleged illegal dumping and disposal of waste

Today, investigators with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested an Iberville Parish man for the alleged illegal dumping of pollutants into state waterways and the illegal disposal of s

Police looking for Amite generator thief

During the recent Hurricane Isaac, The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Burglary Unit began investigating crimes of possible looting in the southern portion of the Parish.

DCFS issues $202.7 million in food assistance in September

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Secretary Suzy Sonnier said that the agency has issued nearly $202.7 million in food assistance since September 1.

Sewer and roadwork forum to be held in Central on September 17

City-parish officials will continue their series of meetings on the federally mandated Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) project and Green Light Plan for road improvements at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept.

Update: Baton Rouge man arrested in June 30, 2012 murder case

 UPDATE: The Baton Rouge Police Department and U.S.

Friends of the Fishermen Foundation announces funding for Louisiana fishermen affected by Hurricane Isaac

 Fishermen seeking loans to replace or repair boats or equipment damaged during Hurricane Isaac may be eligible for up to $250 from the Friends of the Fishermen Foundation.