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A Boulder County clerk who has been issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in defiance of Colorado's gay-marriage ban can continue, a judge ruled Thursday.
A male corrections officer in northwestern Louisiana was fired this week after his arrest on suspicion of forcibly raping a female inmate, authorities said Thursday.
Catholics are decrying a recent Louisiana Supreme Court decision that reaches into the most sanctified of church places, the confessional booth.
The last of five people charged in the carjacking and execution-style killing of an Algiers college student in 2012 admitted his role in the crime Wednesday and got an 85-year prison sentence.
Louisiana State Police concluded there were violations of the law when they investigated Cameron Parish School Superintendent Stephanie Rodrigue in regards to her employment contracts.
Louisiana spent about $1.3 million on food stamps for people who were already dead between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2013, according to a report issued by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor Monday .
Enjoy the music in and around Alexandria this weekend. Here are some of the highlights.
Louisiana has one of the cheapest gas taxes in the country, according to the American Petroleum Institute.
Eliminating a series of preferences granted to the oil and gas industry would result in a property tax cut for everyone who pays it, says the chairman of the Louisiana Assessors Association' Oil and Gas Committee.
Ray Nagin broke new ground for a New Orleans mayor Wednesday, becoming the first ever sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Missing 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey's body found after she was reported missing from her St. James Parish home on July 1. Police charged mother's fiance with murder and they have him in custody.
State Farm spokesman Gary Stephenson tells The Advocate the hurricane deductible was included on new policies in November and added to existing customers as they've renewed their policies on or after Dec. 1. Most policies had a 2 percent hurricane deductible.
Authorities say a 40-year-old Mississippi man died in a two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler at the intersection of La.
On May 30, President Obama directed Medicare to begin paying for "gender reassignment surgery," commonly known as sex change surgery, which costs between $25,000 and $75,000 per patient depending upon the gender chosen.
The Jump Start 2014 Super Summer Institute is preparing Louisiana teachers in a program that will allow students to earn high-wage jobs in Louisiana.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:03 am
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