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Cleveland kidnapping suspect pleads not guilty to 977 counts

A Cleveland man accused of murder, rape and holding three women captive for about a decade in his home pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the 977 counts against him.

New chief architect has been named at the office of State Fire Marshal

A new chief architect has been named at the office of State Fire Marshal. Lawrence "Joe" Delaune has been selected as the new Chief Architect for the office of Louisiana State Fire Marshal today.

Downed light poles on I-12 at Sherwood slows traffic to a crawl

All westbound lanes are now open on I-12, but traffic is moving at a crawl following a crash involving an 18-wheeler.

SBA Louisiana’s Veterans’ conference is coming to Baton Rouge

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Oops! PayPal accidentally credits man $92 quadrillion

When Chris Reynolds opened his June PayPal e-mail statement, something was off. The Pennsylvania PR executive's account balance had swelled to a whopping $92,233,720,368,547,800.

Nashville student accused of taking $2K in books without paying

A Nashville State Community College student is facing a felony charge in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars worth of school text books. The student, Kyle W. Reed, said it all started out as an innocent mistake.

Boston bombing suspect on cover of Rolling Stone

The cover of Rolling Stone magazine is usually reserved for rock stars, actors and other celebrities, but the August 3 edition features someone who is infamous and there's already a social media backlash.

LSU professor featured in volume on prison issues about criminal justice system

The United States incarcerates a higher percentage of its adult population than any other nation. Presently, more than one in 100 Americans over the age of 18 are imprisoned. In Louisiana, the figure is one in 86.

The man with no memory: Navy vet wakes up, speaks only Swedish

NOTE: This story has a small local connection that’s mentioned at the end of the article. A media outlet tracked down the man’s sister, who lives in Louisiana.

Neighbors near Comite River want riders kicked off river

Update: Bo Boehringer, spokesman for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries issued a clarification to their stance on ATV use in the Comite River.