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  1. Could LSU fail to make a bowl in 2018? What this sports handicapper saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 |

    That year, LSU finished 3-8 and fired coach Gerry DiNardo after eight consecutive losses. The team lost to Auburn 41-7 and at Kentucky 31-5 during a season of misery.


  2. Shreveport deputy used stun gun on non-verbal autistic boy, lawsuit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 |

    A federal lawsuit alleges that a Louisiana sheriff's deputy on school duty shocked a non-verbal, autistic 10th-grader with a stun gun, then left him lying in his own urine until an emergency crew arrived 13 minutes later. The boy has been afraid even to let his family go out of a room without him since the incident last Aug. 31, according to the lawsuit filed Aug. 1 in Shreveport against Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator.


  3. HBO's John Oliver lampoons Harry Connick, other Louisiana prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 |

    A handful Louisiana prosecutors were held up of example of what law enforcement should not do during " Last Week Tonight with John Oliver " on HBO Sunday evening . Oliver's segment focused on what he considers bad or unethical behavior by prosecutors.


  4. Louisiana Contemporary winners celebrated at VIP reception at Ogden MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 |

    The call went out across the state, and hundreds of artists answered to enter Louisiana Contemporary presented by the Helis Foundation. This juried art show at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans features works by artists living and working in the state, with entries from New Orleans, Lake Charles, Shreveport, Monroe, Lafayette and other cities and towns.


  5. Confederate monument in Shreveport can come down, federal judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 |

    More than a year after four monuments to the Confederate era were removed from the New Orleans landscape, a federal judge has cleared the way for removal of another Louisiana Confederate memorial. Wednesday's ruling in the northwest Louisiana city of Shreveport says the Caddo Parish Commission has the authority to remove a monument outside the parish courthouse.


  6. Rental cabins at 3 Louisiana state parks to reopen after 2016 floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 |

    Rental cabins at three Louisiana state parks - including Tickfaw State Park near Springfield - are available for reservations for the first time since they were damaged and closed by the floods of 2016. Cabins at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park in St. Martinville, Lake Bistineau State Park, east of Shreveport, and the Tickfaw park will be available for stays beginning Oct. 22. Reservations for the three parks can be made by visiting or by calling 877-226-7652.


  7. Motorcyclist turns off headlight in police chase, dies in crash: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 |

    A motorcyclist who turned off his headlight as he fled from police was killed in a crash in north Louisiana Thursday night , a Shreveport television station reported. WSLA reported that the motorcyclist was being pursued by a Webster Parish sheriff's deputy around 10 p.m. Thursday on a highway east of Shreveport and turned off his headlight.


  8. Santos Ramirez wanted to commit to LSU, now he's trying to beat them with ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 |

    He said it at the time. He still said it Tuesday at SEC Media Days. The now-Arkansas defensive back from Shreveport was ready to commit to LSU on the spot, if they'd let him.


  9. Parents hope medical marijuana can help children with autism, but they can't find doctorsRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 |

    There have been times in the eight years since Judah Stampley was diagnosed with autism disorder that he has been on up to 12 prescription medications at once. The combination of pills seem to have done more harm than good, and by the time Judah turned 15, his mother says, he was diagnosed with both Type 2 diabetes and with liver damage.


  10. This Louisiana parish has issued $1.6 million in tickets to uninsured driversRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2018 |

    A Louisiana parish has issued 8,000 tickets for uninsured cars and trucks after installing license plate readers last year. Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington says the $200 citations were mailed to vehicle owners who drove by the cameras and were found to be uninsured.


  11. Louisiana Legislature approves skeleton budget; another special session likelyRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 |

    State Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, failed to convince the Louisiana House to renew one-third of an expiring penny in state sales taxes. Lawmakers also rejected the "cleaning" of a half-cent in a special session of the Louisiana Legislature that ended at midnight Monday, June 4, 2018.


  12. Wild bear that had Louisiana city on edge has been 'arrested': reportRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 |

    This is a file photo of a Louisiana black bear, one of which had been walking the streets of Winnfield until a wildlife agent tranquilized it Friday, June 1, 2018. A wild Louisiana black bear that had been roaming through the streets of Winnfield over the past week was apprehended Friday , according to the Shreveport Times .


  13. John Bel Edwards vetoes ban on affordable housing requirements for developersRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 |

    Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed a bill that would ban local officials from adopting inclusionary zoning policies that require developers to build affordable housing. Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed a bill that would ban local governments in Louisiana from adopting inclusionary zoning policies that require developers to include affordable housing in their projects.


  14. Man set free 2 decades after Shreveport pizza deliveryman's murderRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 |

    A Louisiana judge has ordered the release of an inmate whose attorneys have accused prosecutors of withholding "staggering" evidence of the man's innocence in a pizza deliveryman's killing two decades ago. Caddo Parish District Attorney James Stewart agreed to a joint resolution in Corey Williams ' case that called for his immediate release from Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola in exchange for a plea to lesser offenses, according to defense attorney Amir Ali.


  15. Miss USA 2018: Time, channel, streaming info for the Shreveport pageantRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 |

    What, Saturday's royal wedding wasn't enough to satisfy your appetite for tiaras? Then you'll want to be sure to watch the 2018 Miss USA pageant, which plays out Monday night at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in Shreveport. The pageant has actually been going on for several days now, with 51 contestants -- one from each state, as well as the District of Columbia -- taking part in preliminary competitions.


  16. Comcast offering gigabit service to Louisiana customersRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 |

    Comcast will begin offering gigabit internet service to residential and business customers in four of its Louisiana markets, the company announced Monday . The faster cyber speed is expected to launch later this month in LaPlace, Houma, Monroe and Shreveport.


  17. Dr. Perry Rigby, former LSU medical school leader, dies at 85Read the original story

    May 11, 2018 |

    Dr. Perry G. Rigby, chancellor of LSU Medical Center in New Orleans for nine years, died Thursday, May 10, 2018, at his home. He was 85. Dr. Perry G. Rigby, a specialist in blood and blood-related disorders who was chancellor of LSU Medical Center in New Orleans for nine years, died Thursday at his New Orleans home.


  18. Louisiana House set to consider the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S.Read the original story

    May 2, 2018 |

    If a bill making its way through the state Legislature gets final approval and takes effect as law, Louisiana could end up being the most restrictive state in the U.S. for abortions. SB 181 , authored by Sen. John Milkovich, D-Shreveport, bans abortions after 15 weeks, but also imposes criminal penalties on abortion providers who break the law.


  19. Louisiana Senate approves moving riverboat casinos to landRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 |

    The Louisiana Senate voted 22-14 to allow the state's 15 riverboat casinos to move ashore and accommodate larger electronic gambling machines after a month of delaying the vote on the proposal. The House will not take up the proposal.


  20. LSU says it will provide sexual harassment records to auditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 |

    LSU said it will provide sexual harassment data to the Louisiana Legislative Auditor that the auditor wasn't able to get before issuing a statewide report on sexual harassment complaints in state government. . LSU and the Louisiana Department of Justice, run by Attorney General Jeff Landry, were the only agencies to not hand over information about the number of sexual harassment complaints and investigations that took place within their departments from 2013 to 2017.


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