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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.

Reward upped to $19,600 for information about missing school teacher

The reward for information regarding the whereabouts of a missing school teacher has been increased to $19,600, according to Crime Stoppers.

BRPD officers' names released in stabbing altercation

A stabbing yesterday landed two police officers in the hospital and in turn left the attacker, Bradford Etheredge, dead.

LDWF to search wooded areas with sonar for clues in missing teacher investigation

The search for Terrilyn Monette, the missing school teacher, has turned up little so far. Investigators hope additional resources could help with tomorrow’s effort.

Budget cut victims appeal to lawmakers

Victoria Howes is one of thousands of seniors relying on the Senior RX program, a program that could face elimination in the governor's proposed budget.

Nearly all applicants for BRPD chief have history with the department

According to the Civil Service Commission, 18 people have applied to become the new chief of the Baton Rouge Police Department.  

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Woman arrested for throwing two puppies off hotel balcony in New Orleans

WARNING: The video attached to this story could be considered disturbing to some viewers.