DATE: May 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: News
In recent years, viewers across the nation have seen reality TV shows about Louisiana alligator trappers, exterminators, sheriffs, prisoners, brides, shrimpers, nutria hunters, mixed martial arts fighters, garbage collectors, "bad girls," overnight...
DATE: May 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Sports roundup: Bertman to be honored among SEC Baseball Legends … LSU's Plaisance, Ballard invited to USA team trials … Former Tiger, Saint Randall Gay arrested at B.R. bar
Respect: Former LSU baseball coach Skip Bertman will be among those honored as SEC Baseball Legends during the 2013 SEC tournament in Hoover, Ala., later this month. Along with Bertman, the 2013 class includes: Hal Baird, Auburn;...
DATE: May 09, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard on Monday started serving a federal prison sentence of nearly four years for his role in a bribery plot and payroll fraud scheme.
DATE: May 06, 2013 | CATEGORY: News
News roundup: 'Reveille' named nation's best all-around daily student newspaper … LSU researchers find long-term impacts on fish from oil spill … Edwards gets standing ovation from lawmakers
On the record: The Daily Reveille, LSU's student newspaper, was named the nation's best all-around large daily student newspaper by the Society of Professional Journalists. The paper was honored at SPJ's recent Mark of...
DATE: May 02, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
(From The New York Times) A small but growing number of American corporations, operating in businesses as diverse as private prisons, billboards and casinos, are making an aggressive move to reduce — or even eliminate — their...
DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: News
Details on a potential tax increment financing deal for a Costco superstore planned at Airline Highway and Interstate 12 will be revealed on May 8, when a public hearing will take place. Last week the Metro Council approved setting the hearing, but...
DATE: April 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
News roundup: Stanford needs to be held liable in civil suit, SEC argues … Izzo's opening second Lafayette location today … Busy 2013 hurricane season predicted
On file: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which is seeking partial summary judgment on its civil claims against R. Allen Stanford, earlier this week filed a motion to block a delay request from Stanford, who is seeking...
DATE: April 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
The Baton Rouge City/Parish Employee Retirement System has hit a snag in its efforts to recoup $340,392 from its former attorney, who is serving time in federal prison for embezzlement. A three-judge panel of the First Circuit Court of Appeal has...
DATE: April 08, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
News roundup: Apple buys WiFi-location startup … T-Mobile hangs up on contracts … Bama fan who poisoned prized Auburn trees gets 3 years
Core strategy: Apple has bought WiFiSLAM, a startup that has been developing a way to use WiFi hotspots to help smartphones navigate large indoor spaces, like stores, airports and conference centers. The purchase is part of Apple's...
DATE: March 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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