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Pelicans sign John Salmons

 The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed forward John Salmons. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

ExxonMobil to pay $1.4M penalty for 2012 Torbert oil spill

ExxonMobil Pipeline Company (ExxonMobil) has agreed to pay a civil penalty for an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2012 crude oil spill from ExxonMobil’s “North Line” pipeline near Torbert, Louisiana, the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today.

Miles still mum on LSU's starting quarterback

LSU head coach Les Miles still won't reveal who he'll start at quarterback when the Tigers play Wisconsin on Saturday.

7-year-old hit by car while getting off school bus

Shortly after 3:30 pm on August 25, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating an injury crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on LA Hwy 67 north of LA Hwy 959 in East Feliciana Parish.

Mayor: Gonzales budget stalemate like a game of chicken

The mayor of Gonzales is warning residents that the city could shut down in a few weeks if he and the council do not agree on a budget.

Students react to smoke free campus at LSU

"We tailgate too hard over here, good luck though" That sentiment is shared by many students on how LSU is going to be able to enforce the no smoking rule during the football season.

Gonzales PD arrest 2 men for stealing over $1,400 with gas card

Two Gonzales men are now facing theft charges after stealing over $1,400 with a company gas credit card.

BR psychiatrist gets 7 years in prison for $258M Medicare fraud scheme

A Louisiana psychiatrist was sentenced in federal court in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, today to serve 86 months in prison for his role in a $258.5 million Medicare fraud scheme involving partial hospitalization psychiatric services.

LSP needs your help finding car responsible for hit and run in St. Amant

Troopers are asking the public’s help in locating a vehicle which was involved in a hit and run crash in St. Amant last week.

73-year-old man dies during car crash in Point Coupee Parish

Shortly before 9:30 am on August 24, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 415 at LA Hwy 981 in Pointe Coupee Parish.