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Two drunk women arrested for telling 10-year-old to drive them home

Two women were arrested after they allegedly told a 10-year-old to drive the car because they were too intoxicated.

Terrilynn Monette memorial services scheduled for California, New Orleans

Two memorial services will honor the life of school teacher Terrilynn Monette. The first will be held in her hometown, and the second in New Orleans.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to reduce size, scope of state government

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will reduce the size and scope of state government by cutting down on the number of Boards and Commissions in Louisiana. The bill is part of the Governor’s 2013 Legislative Package.

2013 Legislative session showed great unity, missed some key issues

The legislative session may be in the books, but analysts said the session was almost historic.

Monty Williams selected as USA Basketball men’s national team assistant coach

USA Basketball and Syracuse University veteran coach Jim Boeheim, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, and New Orleans Pelicans head coach and former USA Basketball player Monty Williams, today were announced as USA Basketball Men’s Na

173 bills signed into law from 2013 legislative session

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 173. HOUSE

1 killed, 2 injured in two-boat crash on Mississippi

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are investigating a boating crash incident between two vessels that occurred on June 10 in the Venice area in Plaquemines Parish.

Mumford and Sons cancel sold out New Orleans show due to medical emergency

Louisiana fans of Mumford and Sons will not get the chance to see the band perform in New Orleans. That’s because the band cancelled the show due to a medical emergency.

Louisiana hero laid to rest: his life celebrated and remembered

A Louisiana hero has been laid to rest. Specialist Christopher Drake died in Afghanistan over Memorial Day weekend. He had only been deployed for a few months and now the Tickfaw-native is being remembered as a hero.

Louisiana man among three drowning victims in Gulf Shores area; beaches closed to public

A Louisiana man is among three individuals who drowned during separate incidents in Alabama. They occurred within a 24-hour period, prompting a beach closure.