Governor Bobby Jindal has called a Unified Command Group meeting of emergency responders to prepare for flooding in Northwest Louisiana. Because of the increase rain amounts, meteorologists believe the Red River will create flooding following a crest in Shreveport June 6th, that will stretch downriver to Alexandria the following week. Experts say this will be a comparable flooding to that in 1990.
A man wielding an ax- who was spotted walking around looking for homes to burglarize- has been arresting following an attack on a Baton Rouge police officer. Spokesman Cpl. L’Jean (Gene) McKneely says when the officer stepped out of his car, 41 year-old Deandre Trahan made his move…
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They caught up with Trahan and the car in West Baton Rouge Parish, where he had to be tazed several times.
The US Army agrees to pick up the tab on the burning of the 15-million pounds of M6 propellant improperly stored at Camp Minden in Webster Parish. The Department of Justice says that will pay the $28 million needed to dispose of the materials. Minden Representative Gene Reynolds says this means the project can finally get up and going…
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As a part of a plea deal, former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper pleads guilty to drug and rape charges Friday in New Orleans federal court. Legal Analyst Chick Foret says the government read into the record the factual basis of Sharper’s case and also talked about the co-defendants in this case, Erik Nunez and Brandon Licciardi (La-SHAR-dee)…
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Sentencing is schedule for August 20th.