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Train derails in La., about 100 homes evacuated

LAWTELL, La. (AP) — A train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Louisiana and two railcars were leaking chemicals, forcing the evacuation of about 100 homes, officials said. One man went to the hospital complaining of […]

08/05/2013

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At least 30 injured in La. plant explosion

GEISMAR, La. (AP) — Ambulances and helicopters took at least 30 people from a burning chemical plant after an explosion Thursday in Louisiana, officials said. Early tests did not indicate dangerous levels of any chemicals […]

06/13/2013

Feds charge 91 people in $429M Medicare fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal strike force has charged 91 people, including doctors and nurses, in seven cities with Medicare fraud schemes involving $429 million in false billings. At a news conference, Attorney General Eric […]

10/04/2012

LSU police make arrest in bomb threat

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Police have arrested a suspect in the bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the LSU campus earlier this week but don’t believe he is connected to threats made […]

09/19/2012

Classes resume at Louisiana State after bomb scare

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana State University officials say classes have resumed a day after a bomb threat evacuated the Baton Rouge campus. University spokesman Herb Vincent said Tuesday that LSU police are leading […]

09/18/2012

Man locks self in airplane cockpit

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Officials say a man locked himself in an airplane cockpit in Baton Rouge but later surrendered to law enforcement. Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport spokesman Jim Caldwell said Wednesday that passenger […]

08/22/2012

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