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St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report for July 25, 2014

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests: Edwin Calloway, 33, 101 3B's Lane Apt. #3 Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on July 24, 2014 at 2:46 pm on two warrants for distribution of cocaine. Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division were patrolling the Bayou Vista area when they...

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Opelousas Daily Arrest Report for July 25, 2014

July 25, 2014 Nancy Arvie, 48, 713 Rose Ann Street, Opelousas 1)Traffic Control Signs Violation 2)Driver Must be Licensed &n bsp; 3)No Proof of Liability Insurance 4)Misrepresentation during the Issuance of a Misdeameanor citation Mary Sassau, 32, 117 Annette Drive, Opelousas 1)2 counts of Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery... Read Story

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Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report for July 25, 2014

Name: Antoine, Paul Charge: Fugitive Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 400 Blk Avondale Garden RD Westwego, La Name: Cobb, Patrice Charge: Attempted Simple Criminal Dam Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 100 Blk Mimosa PLC Lafayette, La Name: Cormier, Corsty Charge: Theft Charge Arresting Agency:... Read Story

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Conviction in Port Allen fatal shooting

A West Baton Rouge Parish jury has convicted Marcus Richardson of second-degree murder in the May 2012 fatal shooting of a Brusly High School student. The Advocate reports the 24-year-old Richardson, who was convicted Thursday, will be sentenced Sept. 9. Second-degree murder carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison.... Read Story

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West Nile death reported in Caddo

Louisiana health officials say a Shreveport man has died from the West Nile virus. The individual who died was between 60 and 74 years old. Martha Whyte, public health chief in northwest Louisiana, tells the Times she cannot provide other information, citing confidentiality rules. The death is the first in... Read Story

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1 hour 56 minutes ago

New EBR redistricting plan approved

Voters in East Baton Rouge Parish will have nine school board districts to vote on at the polls on Nov 4. Qualifying starts in just four weeks, Aug. 20 to 22. The Advocate reports the school board voted 6-5 Thursday to reduce from 11 members to nine members. The new... Read Story

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2 hours 30 minutes ago

Two-thirds of Katrina loan forgiven

The federal government has canceled $5.9 million in disaster loans given to Plaquemines Parish after Hurricane Katrina. Parish President Billy Nungesser says in a statement the action was taken by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Nungesser says the parish now must repay the remaining... Read Story

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Satellites show big US Southwest groundwater loss

Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenge long-term water supplies for the seven U.S. states and parts of Mexico that it serves, according to a new study released Thursday that used NASA satellites. Researchers from NASA and the University of California, Irvine say their study... Read Story

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