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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Breaking News

  • Golden Meadow Couple Arrested for Child Cruelty; Victim in Critical Condition

  • UPDATE: Detectives Still Searching for Missing Cut Off Teen

    Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported detectives are still searching for 15-year-old Skylor Rachal of Cut Off who has been missing since Sunday. Rachal left her East 95th Street residence on foot at around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2019.Detectives have released new photos in an effort to try to locate Rachal.

  • News in Brief- Oct. 23

    Family sues over plane crash that killed New Orleans anchor

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The husband and children of a New Orleans reporter who died in a small plane crash this summer are now suing the plane's owner and engine manufacturer.The New Orleans Advocate/The Times-Picayune reports Glen Boyd and the children filed the lawsuit last week against owner Drug Fighters Enterprises and Lycoming Engines. The lawsuit alleges that the biplane carrying former WVUE-TV news anchor Nancy Parker had a ...

  • Corps committed to building Morganza

    Flood fighting has become a “team sport,” especially in south Louisiana, a top Army Corps of Engineers official said Tuesday in Houma.New Orleans Deputy District Engineer Mark Wingate spoke to members of the South Central Industrial Association about levee building and flood control locally and across Louisiana.The corps often takes criticism in this area for its use of studies and slow push toward construction, but Wingate said studies are what open up construction money.The lack of...

  • Local agencies announce recent arrest, Oct.14-20

    The following information is based on reports from Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office. Those individuals have been booked with, not convicted of, the offenses shown. All accused should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

  • Lafourche to revisit airport road agreement

    The Lafourche Parish Council is expected to revisit an agreement with the Greater Lafourche Port Commission this week to commit $4.6 million to a road project at the South Lafourche Airport.The council previously delayed action on the agreement until a dedicated money source could be identified and the District Attorney’s Office had a chance to review the document.The agreement being presented at last Tuesday’s council meeting will loosely commit the parish to the project by paying a...

  • The Latest: Mayor expects ruined hotel will be demolished

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on demolition of cranes in New Orleans (all times local):6:30 p.m.The mayor of New Orleans mayor says she expects a partially collapsed hotel in her city will ultimately be demolished.Mayor LaToya Cantrell said at a news conference Sunday that officials successfully detonated and toppled two dangerous cranes that had leaned for days over the ruins of the Hard Rock Hotel, which collapsed Oct. 12 while under construction.She says the first mission now that the c...

  • Detectives Investigating Copper Theft at Lockport Shipyard

    Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is asking for the public’s help in an investigation into copper that was recently stolen from a shipyard in Lockport.Last week, deputies responded to a report of theft at a shipyard in Lockport. Deputies learned two rolls of copper welding cable had been stolen from the shipyard. The incident occurred at 9:47 p.m.

  • Cut Off Man Arrested for Sex Crimes Involving Four Juveniles

    A Cut Off Man was arrested for several sex crimes involving multiple victims. Gregory Berthusen, 53, faces several charges in the investigation.Juvenile detectives had been investigating recent incidents in which Berthusen reportedly had inappropriate contact with three teenage juvenile girls. A fourth victim, now an adult, reported a pattern of sex abuse by Berthusen for years beginning when she was nine years old.

  • News in Brief- October 16, 2019

    National World War II Museum opening academic building

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National World War II Museum's $33 million education and outreach building will open Thursday.After an opening ceremony, it will break ground for its final exhibit hall and hold an open house at the new building, called the Hall of Democracy.It features a research library, classrooms, an auditorium, the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy, and the WWII Media and Education Center.There's also a spe...

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