A Lafayette Congressman files legislation that would give South Louisiana veterans the option to receive health care from a non V-A provider. Representative Charles Boustany says he filed the legislation because the Lafayette V-A clinic has crowded conditions and access problems and he says veterans living in Lake Charles also lack adequate health care…:
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And he wants the feds to pay for that care.
A language interpreter from the Terrebonne Parish Office of the Public Defender is in jail for allegedly taking money from some defendents, telling them she would use that money to bribe the US Imigration Services to help them on their illegal immigrant charges. Trina Bourg was arrested on federal and state charges.
An assistant principal at a Baton Rouge Middle School is facing charges in connection with the exchange of naked pictures with a 15 year-old former student. BRPD Sergeant L’Jean (el gene) McKneely says the mother contacted police about the crime and an official investigation was launched…:
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The suspect is 42 year-old Edwin Chastang, and he is charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile and also computer aided solicitation of a minor. He’s been suspended with pay from the school.
State Police detectives are investigating a shooting that involved a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s deputy. L-S-P Sergeant James Anderson says it took place last night as a sheriff’s deputy was attempting to perform a traffic stop in Lake Charles on a Sulphur woman , who reportedly did not cooperate.
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The suspect-33-year-old Evelyn Dargin- was taken to the hospital with non-disclosed injuries.
The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office syas they’ve received reports of 36 vehicles that were broken into in 2 subdivisions in Denham Springs. Detectives are reviewing surveillance video to see if they can discover the identity of the person or persons responsible.