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  1. Gov. John Bel Edwards is headed to Israel in late October.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 |

    Gov. John Bel Edwards will lead a 24-person Louisiana delegation to Israel from Oct. 26 to Nov. 2. The trip, announced Thursday , will be focused on economic development opportunities and include a visit with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Oct. 28. Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards will accompany the governor on the trip, which includes stops in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. While in Israel, Edwards will meet with industry leaders in water management, logistics, higher education and security, according to his office.


  2. 4th-grade teacher indicted in Shreveport steroids caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 |

    A northwest Louisiana school board member, a fourth-grade teacher and the teacher's husband after facing federal steroids charges. Bossier Parish school board member Michael Mosura was indicted in September along with Caddo Parish teacher Julie Landry and Brant Landry.


  3. CDC tests for brain-eating amoeba at Texas surf resort: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 |

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only four people out of 143 infected with the amoeba in the United States between 1962 and 2017 have survived. as officials investigated the source of the amoeba, scientifically known as naegleria fowleri.


  4. AG Landry targets governor's board choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 |

    Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry lashed out at the governor in a new legal quarrel Tuesday, suing to invalidate Gov. John Bel Edwards ' appointments to a local water regulatory commission. The Republican attorney general filed the lawsuit in Natchitoches Parish against the Red River Waterway Commission, saying the Democratic governor improperly selected two of its members.


  5. A bartender pours a rare beer at the Avenue Pub's 2017 Zwanze Day.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 |

    Ryan Prewitt pop-up at Ace - Chef Ryan Prewitt of Peche will be cooking tacos with Josephine Estelle's Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman at Alto, the rooftop bar and restaurant at the Ace Hotel . Proceeds benefit the American Red Cross for the Greater Carolinas Region.


  6. Landry thinks Facebook, Google are too big: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 |

    Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry speaks with the editorial board of The Times-Picayune February 1, 2017. (Photo by G. Andrew Boyd, Attorney General Jeff Landry said an antitrust lawsuit is needed to break up large tech and social media companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter, during an interview on News Radio 710 KEEL in Shreveport earlier this month.


  7. Melinda Shelton is the new Social Scene correspondent for and The Times-Picayune.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 |

    Melinda Shelton, a longtime editor, reporter and college journalism instructor in New Orleans, has been named the new Social Scene correspondent for Shelton will photograph and chronicle the city's charity balls, galas and other notable events in online slideshows and newspaper photo features in the Wednesday, Friday and Sunday Living sections beginning next month. Shelton has 30 years combined reporting, editing, photography and management experience at The Shreveport Times, The Morning Advocate in Baton Rouge and IMPACT News in New Orleans.


  8. North La. woman indicted in burned baby's death: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 |

    A Natchitoches Parish grand jury has charged a woman with first-degree murder in the death of a 6-month-old who was found in a fire, the Alexandria Town Talk reported Thursday . The baby, Levi Cole Ellerbe, was found in a fire near a railroad track in Natchitoches on July 17, but died the next day at a Shreveport hospital.


  9. Ochsner, LSU to manage state hospitals in North LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 |

    Gov. John Bel Edwards ' administration announced Wednesday that a deal is done to transfer oversight of the state-owned safety-net hospitals in north Louisiana to a new manager, with boosted costs and more direct involvement from Louisiana State University. After months of negotiations, Edwards' chief lawyer Matthew Block said contract terms have been reached to shift day-to-day oversight of the Shreveport and Monroe hospitals to a new company jointly operated by southeast Louisiana-based Ochsner Health System and LSU .


  10. Judge won't block Shreveport Confederate monument removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 |

    A federal judge in Louisiana has refused to reconsider his order clearing the way for the removal of a Confederate monument . U.S. District Judge Robert James of Monroe on Monday dismissed the lawsuit by the Shreveport chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, which wants to keep the monument outside the Caddo Parish Courthouse.


  11. Four decades later, anonymous donor returns stolen office supplies tenfoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 |

    Someone who stole pencils and markers from a Louisiana office more than 40 years ago has sent an anonymous tenfold donation of office supplies to make up. New pens, pencils and highlighters arrived Wednesday in a Folgers Coffee container at the LSU AgCenter extension office in Minden .


  12. Lynching threat made against Shreveport mayoral candidate: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 |

    A candidate for mayor of Shreveport said Wednesday that he has received an anonymous lynching threat delivered to his family home, the Shreveport Times reported . Steven Jackson, a Caddo Parish commissioner, showed a copy of the threat, a sheet of paper with a depiction of Jackson's face fixed to the top of a head in a noose above the following typed message: "LEAVE OUR STATUE & PROPERTY ALONE & GET OUT OF THE RACE N-----."


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

    Aug 13, 2018 |

    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.


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

    Aug 11, 2018 |

    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.


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

    Aug 6, 2018 |

    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.


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

    Aug 4, 2018 |

    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.


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

    Jul 26, 2018 |

    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.


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

    Jul 25, 2018 |

    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.


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

    Jul 20, 2018 |

    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.


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

    Jul 17, 2018 |

    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.


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