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  • Campbell calls for outage notification system

    July 26, 2014 1:33 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell says at next month's commission meeting he will ask all electric utilities in Louisiana to send automated telephone and text messages to customers when outages occur. Campbell said Friday he envisions companies notifying customers under a system that would include information... more »
  • La. congressman rebuffs calls for his resignation

    April 11, 2014 5:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister has stayed out of sight as calls grow louder from Republicans back home demanding the GOP congressman's resignation after he was caught on video kissing the wife of a friend. McAllister's office vowed that he intended to stay in office -... more »
  • Coyote-related calls drop in Calcasieu Parish

    January 24, 2012 10:49 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - The number of coyote-related calls in Calcasieu Parish has dropped significantly over the past year. Nathan Areno, head of Animal Services for the parish, tells the American Press his department received 75 calls in January 2011 and only two so far this month. Areno said... more »
  • Obama calls Saban to congratulate on championship

    January 13, 2012 10:16 AM

    TUCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban got a call from the Commander in Chief to congratulate him on the Crimson Tide's win at the BCS Championship in New Orleans. White House officials say President Barack Obama phone Saban on Thursday to talk about the Jan. 9 victory over... more »
  • Elderly Woman Issued Court Summons for 911 Calls

    September 12, 2011 11:40 PM

    In St. Mary Parish, a 73-year-old woman was issued a court summons. Deputies said it's because she called 9-1-1 a total of nine times in two days. The Sheriff's Office Chief of Staff, Steve Clarke told KATC, each call was a non-emergency, and since issuing the summons, she hasn't... more »
  • Judge keeps 911 calls secret in student shooting

    November 12, 2010 9:52 PM

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A judge has refused to release 911 calls and other evidence to the parents of a college football player who was shot and killed by police, saying they failed to include any firsthand account of what happened. Danroy and Angella Henry of Easton, Mass., had... more »
  • Governor calls for 5-year seafood monitoring

    August 19, 2010 9:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal wants a $173 million program - paid for by BP PLC - to monitor the safety and quality of Louisiana seafood for the next five years. The program also would provide marketing funds to promote the state's seafood to consumers. During a news... more »
  • LA Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Calls Special Meeting

    July 14, 2010 11:46 AM

    NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING: The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has called a special meeting for 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2010 to consider opening areas closed to all fishing due to the BP oil spill to recreational fishing only. The meeting will be held in the Louisiana Room at... more »
  • Toxicologist Calls For Order to Quit Using Chemical Dispersant

    May 17, 2010 3:39 PM

    VENICE, La. (AP) - A marine toxicologist who was a veteran of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and Louisiana fishermen have called for President Barack Obama to order BP PLC to quit using a chemical dispersant in the Gulf of Mexico. Riki Ott, whose livelihood in the fishing industry was... more »
  • Coast Guard Calls Off Search For 11 Missing

    April 23, 2010 6:20 PM

    PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard is calling off its search for 11 workers missing since an explosion on an oil rig off the Louisiana coast. Rear Adm. Mary Landry calls it a very difficult decision. The Coast Guard said Friday crews had spent three days searching a... more »
  • Jeff Davis School Board System Calls Parents By Mistake

    January 21, 2010 1:40 PM

    A glitch in a Jeff Davis Parish School Board system is calling all students' homes and saying they are absent. If you receive this message, it is in error. You are asked not to call the school. Officials are working on the problem and hope to have it... more »

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