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Body of missing man recovered in Grand Isle; officials suspect drowning

The body of a man reported missing from Labadieville was recovered yesterday in Grand Isle. Although an autopsy will have to confirm the cause of death, officials believe he drowned.

2013 Legislative session showed great unity, missed some key issues

The legislative session may be in the books, but analysts said the session was almost historic.

Brusly officials want to curb red light runners, traffic cameras an option

Bad drivers in Brusly beware. Town officials are looking at new ways to stop red light runners. The council is considering adding traffic cameras to help cut down on accidents in the town.

New Louisiana law aims to improve treatment of at-risk youth

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will allow for the proactive treatment of youth—termed “crossover youth”—who are involved in both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

Clinton's curfew for all draws mixed feelings from residents

The town of Clinton is under some new summer hours that have several in the community up in arms. When the lights go out in the town of Clinton, it's best not to be caught out on the streets.

Dudley DeBosier law firm awards $10,000 in scholarships

Dudley DeBosier, a personal injury law firm with offices throughout the state of Louisiana, is proud to announce the winners of this year’s scholarship program. The firm awarded $10,000 in scholarships to nine recipients.

Early season heat wave: temperatures of upper mid 90s or higher

With the threat of high heat on the way in south Louisiana, make sure you’re prepared for this week’s heat wave.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to reduce size, scope of state government

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will reduce the size and scope of state government by cutting down on the number of Boards and Commissions in Louisiana. The bill is part of the Governor’s 2013 Legislative Package.

173 bills signed into law from 2013 legislative session

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 173. HOUSE

1 killed, 2 injured in two-boat crash on Mississippi

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are investigating a boating crash incident between two vessels that occurred on June 10 in the Venice area in Plaquemines Parish.