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Lake Charles may change marijuana ordinance

LAKE CHARLES — The Lake Charles City Council will review an ordinance to amend the city's code on possession of pot and synthetic...

GOP backs opponent of Republican incumbent attorney general

BATON ROUGE — The Republican Party of Louisiana is backing former Congressman Jeff Landry for the post of state's attorney general, announcing Tuesday that...

Police shoot and kill 3 in 3 days in 3 Louisiana...

HOUMA— Police in Louisiana have shot and killed three men in three cities over three days. Each was self-defense, said police spokesmen in Houma,...

Republicans draw in more money for top statewide races

BATON ROUGE — Republicans are outraising Democrats in Louisiana's top two races on the Oct. 24 ballot, for governor and lieutenant governor — and...

Jindal orders flags to be flown at half staff

BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal issued an Executive Order Friday morning calling for the flags at all state buildings to be flown at...

Police: Theater gunman was ‘drifter’ who planned to escape

LAFAYETTE— The movie theater gunman who stood up about 20 minutes into the showing of "Trainwreck" and began firing into the crowd, killing two...

Police: 3 dead in movie theater shooting, including gunman

LAFAYETTE— A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Louisiana on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring at least seven others before...

Reaction: Fleming responds to Lafayette theater shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement after the horrific shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, LA. “My wife, Cindy, and...

Vitter makes statement on Lafayette theater shooting

U.S. David Vitter, R-La., made the following statement in the wake of the Lafayette theater shooting. “Wendy, the kids, and I certainly join so many...

Dardenne to Jindal: End state spending on campaign travel

BATON ROUGE — Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, a Republican running for governor, wants taxpayers to stop footing the bill for Gov. Bobby Jindal's presidential...

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