State Police announce today that the driver who struck and killed two girls in Breaux Bridge yesterday will be charged with two counts of vehicular homicide. Lt. J.B. Slaton says 34-year-old Jeremy Abraham was traveling at a high rate of speed when his pickup truck collided with the victims…
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A 15-year-old and 14-year-old were killed, while a 13-year-old Niya Flugence is in stable condition at a Baton Rouge hospital.
A new Glascock Group survey of voters in the 6th Congressional District shows Republican candidate Garret Graves the leading Republican with 22-percent, trailing Democrat Edwin Edwards with 34-percent. Pollster Darrell Glascock predicts Edwards to be a lock for a spot in the December runoff and says this poll shows there may be hope for Edwards to win it…
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Glascock admits that it’s still a longshot.
A University of New Orleans Survey Research Center poll on the US Senate race shows 21-percent of the voters are undecided heading into Tuesday’s election. UNO political science professor Ed Chervenak says it’s a sign voters are not happy with the two main candidates, Senator Mary Landrieu and Republican challenger Bill Cassidy…
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Chervenak says the telephone poll surveyed nearly six-hundred registered voters in Louisiana.
Senator Mary Landrieu is facing criticism over remarks she made to NBC News yesterday. Landrieu stated that President Obama has a tough time politically in the south in part because of his race. In a statement, Governor Bobby Jindal says this insinuation is a major insult and he flatly rejects it. Landrieu added that the President’s energy policies also make him unpopular in the south.