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July 21, 2014: Local 2 Investigates has learned a Guatemalan man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Louisiana sought help from a missionary he met in his native country.
On paper, Louisiana is considered a red state; one which leans conservative and votes Republican.
The warden of America's largest prison said that he was considering letting a Louisiana inmate out of solitary confinement for the first time in decades so that he could participate in religion-based rehabilitation programs.
State Farm Insurance is reviewing a request from Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon to offer a second hurricane deductible option to policyholders following the implementation of its mandatory five percent deductible.
The proposed rules come from the Louisiana Assessors' Association and were introduced at a Louisiana Tax Commission hearing July 8. The LAA's Oil and Gas Committee chairman, Robert Gravolet of Plaquemines Parish, tells New Orleans CityBusiness property values for well sites have historically not been assessed correctly.
TAME. is one of those plays in this year's Capital Fringe Festival that's a bit of a rarity among all of the zany offerings.
Louisiana cotton acreage is up to nearly 200,000 acres, which is vast improvement over 2013's record low of 125,000 acres, but corn is down to about 420,000, a significant decrease from last year's 700,000 acres, an LSU AgCenter official in Alexandria said.
Louisiana rice farmers should be on the lookout for Mexican rice borers and stinkbugs, according to LSU AgCenter entomologist Mike Stout.
The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians received an $18,000 grant from the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco Free Living, and with that money the tribe's health department will educate tribal youth on the dangers of tobacco.
With only weeks left before summer recess, Louisiana lawmakers are divided over whether Congress should reauthorize the Export-Import Bank that helps companies in Louisiana and across the country export products overseas.
SHREVEPORT, La. -- A man in his 50s wanted to get detective Bryan Montgomery pregnant.
Former medical student housing on Linwood Avenue, opposite Forest Park Cemetery just south of Claiborne Avenue, was demolished several years ago and now is the site for a rising North Louisiana Forensic Science Center.
For Perry Bringier, the best part of the 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival was getting to share it with his grandson, Zachary.
A top Democratic congressman is telling young people in Louisiana that they should pursue their dreams but also learn to lose gracefully if they want long-term success.
The Gulf Coast is awash in oil from shale formations, so much light oil that the region's refineries can't process it all without spending big money on modifications.
Citrus greening turns fruit bitter and ultimately kills the tree. Canker-infested fruits are edible but have brown spots that make them hard to sell.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 03:51 am
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