Louisiana

Caitlyn Williams (credit: Benbrook Police Department)

Benbrook Police Investigating Possible Other Victims In Abduction Case

The man police say kidnapped a 9-year-old Benbrook girl is dead, but the investigation into what he did while alive is not over.

05/27/2015

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Family Happy That Missing Girl Is Back Home

Missing for days, a 9-year-old was back home early Wednesday after an FBI task force officer got into a shoot-out with the girl’s uncle.

05/26/2015

A woman tests the waves on the beach on the first day it was reopened to the public after being closed due to the oil spill July 25, 2010 in Grand Isle, Louisiana. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

U.S. Says Gulf Oil Spill Could Last 100 Years

A decade-old oil leak where an offshore platform toppled during a hurricane could continue spilling crude into the Gulf of Mexico for a century or more if left unchecked.

05/15/2015

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R&B Singer Percy Sledge Dies At 73

Percy Sledge, the famed R&B performer that sang the hit ‘When a Man Loves A Woman’ died this morning at age 73 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

04/14/2015

Demico Stanley (Photo: Lewisville PD)

Suspect Arrested In Louisiana For Lewisville Murder

Authorities in Louisiana have arrested a 22-year-old man suspected in the murder of a Lewisville man last week.

04/13/2015

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Drug Ring Busted In Texas & Louisiana, 23 Charged

More than 20 people have been arrested in a Texas and Louisiana prescription drug ring allegedly using the homeless to pose as patients.

03/25/2015

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Ticket Dismissed Against Teen Who Killed Family In Car Crash

A Louisiana prosecutor is dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teen who killed family in an accidental car crash.

11/23/2014

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North Texas Family Killed En Route To Disney World

Louisiana State Police say three children and two adults from a family in Texas were killed when their vehicle veered off the interstate and rolled over in northeast Louisiana.

CBS 11–11/20/2014

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Nonprofits Battle Health Insurance Misinformation

Nonprofit groups preparing to sign up folks for insurance say they have to battle misinformation and misconceptions

CBS 11–11/15/2014

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Louisiana Atty General Tries To Keep Texas Ebola Waste Out

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says he will take legal action to stop the incinerated personal belongings of a Dallas Ebola victim from being disposed of in a landfill in Calcasieu Parish.

10/13/2014

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Thousands Of Homeowners May Get Damages In Chinese Drywall Lawsuit

Attorney Leonard Davis of New Orleans said Monday that notices were sent Friday to the homeowners in Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Virginia, Texas and Alabama.

10/06/2014

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Police: 9 Shot On Bourbon Street In New Orleans

Police continue searching for two men who exchanged gunfire on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter, leaving nine people shot in the crossfire, including two who are in critical condition.

06/30/2014

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