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  • Louisiana troopers arrest 2 accused of swindling casino

    KENNER, La. (AP) — A man and woman accused of cheating a casino in Louisiana have been arrested.

    The Times-Picayune reports 36-year-old Kevin Gray and 36-year-old Josekeitha White were booked Monday and charged with partnering with a craps dealer to swindle a value estimated between $500 and $5000 from Treasure Chest Casino. 

  • Man allegedly burns baby out of 'frustration'

    HARVEY, La. (AP) — A Louisiana married couple has been arrested after a baby suffered second-degree burns. 

    NOLA.com reports Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators arrested 20-year-old Denzel Davis and 23-year-old Jessica Davis on Saturday. The two are accused of intentionally scalding Jessica Davis' 10-month-old son.

  • Opening delayed for west Larose vertical lift bridge

    LAROSE, La. – The West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge on LA 1 crossing the Intracoastal Canal Waterway in Larose will remain closed continuously to vehicular traffic through 5 p.m. Friday, June 2.

  • UPDATE: Man Wanted for Stalking, Auto Theft, and Other Charges Arrested in Baton Rouge

    Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced Taylor Broussard (age 21), who had nine active warrants, was arrested Wednesday in Baton Rouge. Broussard faces several felony charges including stalking, auto theft, battery, and aggravated assault.

    As previously stated, deputies responded to a disturbance at a Larose residence on Wednesday, May 3. They learned Broussard had forced entry into the home and made contact with an ex-girlfriend.

  • Seat Belt and DWI Checkpoints Slated for Friday, May 26

    The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will conduct a seat belt checkpoint and a DWI checkpoint on Friday, May 26 in Lafourche Parish. The seat belt checkpoint will be conducted Friday evening, and deputies will focus on checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations. A DWI checkpoint will begin Friday evening and will continue into the early morning hours of Saturday, May 27.

  • Detectives Seeking Male Subject Who Assaulted Woman during Home Invasion

     Detectives are investigating an incident in which a male subject invaded a Galliano home and assaulted a woman.Just before 1 p.m. on Monday, May 22, deputies responded to a residence on West 107th Street in Galliano. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with a woman who had just been assaulted inside her home.

  • Man Wanted for Stalking, Domestic Abuse, Auto Theft, and Other Charges

     The public’s help is needed in locating a fugitive with nine active warrants for several felony crimes. Taylor Broussard, 21, is wanted for stalking, auto theft, battery, aggravated assault, and other crimes.On Wednesday, May 3, deputies responded to a residence on East 16th Street in Larose in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies learned Broussard had forced entry into the residence that morning, and he made contact with an ex-girlfriend who resided there.

  • Sales tax discount available for hurricane preparedness items this weekend

    Louisiana residents can buy flashlights, batteries, portable generators and other emergency supplies with reduced state sales tax during the Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday this Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28.

    The sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday.

  • Spending on Louisiana Medicaid expansion boosted $368M

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers Monday added $368 million in federal funding to the health department budget to keep from running out of money for the state's Medicaid expansion program, which has grown beyond expectations in its first year.

    The Louisiana Department of Health has enrolled more people than projected in Medicaid expansion since Gov. John Bel Edwards kicked off the program in July 2016, and those signing up for the free insurance coverage are older and costlier patients than expected.

  • Cut Off man arrested after agents find variety of narcotics and firearms

    Edward Domangue, 34, of Cut Off was arrested on Thursday, May 18, after agents found him in possession of a variety of narcotics and firearms.

    On Thursday, May 18, agents of the Lafourche Parish Drug Task Force initiated a traffic stop on an SUV being driven by Domangue. During a search of his vehicle, agents discovered suspected marijuana, THC wax, and drug paraphernalia.

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