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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Sunday, July 26, 2015

Breaking News

  • Live like a legend

    Our community has yet again lost one of the good guys, something it can ill afford to do, because in today’s world, there just aren’t enough of them.

    Adrian “Boo” Legendre passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 17 at the age of 43.

  • Judge: BP payouts to local entities to start soon for spill

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge says BP will begin paying up to $1 billion in settlements to compensate local governments across the Gulf Coast for lost tax revenue and other economic damages they blame on the company's 2010 oil spill. An order issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said all of the payments to local governments must be made within 30 days.

  • Larose man arrested for aggravated rape of a juvenile in the mid-1980s

    A Larose man was arrested for the aggravated rape of a juvenile, which occurred around 30 years ago. Warren Danos, 81, was arrested last week and was released after posting bond.

    Juvenile detectives were contacted by a woman stating she was victimized by Danos approximately 30 years ago. 

  • Police seek suspect in Golden Meadow shooting

    The Golden Meadow Police Department, along with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police, are asking the public’s assistance in locating 23-year-old Benjamin Sanchez in reference to a shooting which occurred on Sunday, July 26 in Golden Meadow.

    Sanchez is a suspect in the shooting of a 28-year-old man who was shot in the abdomen Sunday afternoon at the corner of Pierce and North Third streets. 

  • Police shoot and kill 3 in 3 days in 3 Louisiana cities

    HOUMA, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana have shot and killed three men in three cities over three days. Each was self-defense, said police spokesmen in Houma, Shreveport and New Orleans.

  • Local authorities report recent arrests: July 23 - 27

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

  • State police seek driver who killed pedestrian in Gray

    GRAY, La. (AP) — State police are looking for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian on Louisiana Highway 24 in Gray. Trooper Evan Harrell said in a news release that 29-year-old Treyandis Rogers, of Thibodaux, died Sunday morning after being hit by a northbound vehicle.

  • Remains of 36 unidentified Marines from WWII battle return

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) — A group called History Flight recovered the remains of 36 Marines killed from the remote Pacific atoll of Tarawa, one of World War II's bloodiest battles, the U.S. Marine Corps said. A ceremony was held Sunday in Pearl Harbor to mark their return.

  • ATM workers forget bag of cash, man drives off with $150K

    MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Police say a man drove off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash after two employees who were replenishing ATMs mistakenly left it on a lawn in northern New Jersey. Mahwah police say in a news release that the ATM employees had stopped at a business on Industrial Avenue when one of them placed the satchel on the front lawn as he moved items around in their vehicle.

  • Seat Belt Checkpoint scheduled for Wednesday, July 29

    The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a seat belt checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, July 29.

    Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, as well as other violations such as expired inspection tags.

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