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Investigators search dumping ground for stolen vehicles for missing school teacher’s car

Search crews will scour an area of New Orleans east today that is a known dumping ground for stolen vehicles. Investigators hope to recover clues in the case of missing school teacher, Terilynn Monette.

LSU professor gives thoughts on North Korea's nuclear attack threats

While the nation continues to monitor the nuclear threats presented by North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, LSU Associate Professor of Political Science David Sobek is keeping a close eye on the escalating threats as well.

CATS only making minimal improvements after receiving $11 million from local property tax

CATS busses are running all across the Capitol City, but riders like Roy Mendenhall said he expected more. “If I’ve got to pay the taxes, I’d like to ride the bus that I'm paying for,” said Mendenhall.

First round of home inspections almost complete in Bayou Corne

Texas Brine officials say their contractors completed 85 out of 89 home inspections in Bayou Corne. The homes are owned by people who want to be bought out, but they did not hire a lawyer, yet.

Online paper investigates claims of propaganda in Ascension tax issue

On May 4, 2013, residents of Ascension Parish will vote in a special election on a $15 million tax to provide support to the District 1 fire service.

Mysterious death of Hammond man continues to baffle investigators 13 years later

The mysterious death of a 23-year-old man from Hammond continues to baffle investigators 13 years after it happened. Officials hope someone can provide information that will help put this case to rest.

Survey: Louisiana more opposed to same sex marriage, marijuana legalization, gun control than national average

Several national media outlets have recently questioned of why Louisiana’s Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu has not followed several of her Democratic colleagues and come out in support of same sex marriage.

Axiall, others tee off for American Cancer Society

One of the biggest cancer fundraisers in Iberville Parish was held Monday at the Island Country Club in Plaquemine. Axiall, a chemical company, held its 9th annual golf tournament to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Group urges NOPD officers to boycott French Quarter Fest

An organization that represents most of the rank-and-file members of the New Orleans Police Department is urging those officers not to take part in detail work during this week’s French Quarter Festival.