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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Crime

Vehicle hit by train; driver injured

By Marilyn Monroe / American Press

A woman faces DWI and other charges after her car collided with an Amtrak train Friday at the Claiborne Street railroad crossing in Sulphur, authorities said. Sometime before 4 p.m. the woman, whose name has not been released, drove her Toyota automobile through the lowered crossing gates and was hi ...

News

License plate scanner bill defeated

BATON ROUGE -- A license plate scanner bill that Sen. Ronnie Johns resurrected in one House committee was killed again Tuesday by a separate committee ...

Ruling could mean loss of millions in tax money for Calcasieu

A recent state Supreme Court ruling means Calcasieu Parish and the state stand to lose roughly $3 million in current sales taxes, and it could result ...

$410M project planned

Officials on Tuesday unveiled the master plans for Imperial Pointe, a $410 million development that will include a village for healthy living and a me ...

Kristin Ned, mother of Miss Louisiana USA Maaliyah Papillion, says goodbye to he ...

Miss La. Maaliyah Papillion of LC heads to Miss USA pageant

Friends and family members of Miss Louisiana USA Maaliyah Papillion gathered at the airport in Lake Charles on Tuesday to wish her well as she embarks ...


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Sports

Cowgirls looking ahead to next year

After a landmark season in which the Cowgirls put together their best season in program history, head coach Joanna Hardin said there are plenty of rea ...

No. 6 McNeese will open the double-elimination event against No. 3 Northwestern  ...

Hill: Cowboys getting in right mindset

Up around the land where Lewis and Clark once journeyed, the McNeese baseball team may have found itself as it prepares for the Southland Conference t ...

Barbe, LSU star on All-SEC first team

Former Barbe standout Bryce Jordan was one of two LSU players named to the All-SEC first team Monday.

Jordan, whose twin brother Beau is LSU’s ...

LSU lefty Latz will open against Tenn.

LSU hadn’t even arrived in Hoover, Ala., for the SEC baseball tournament when head coach Paul Mainieri dropped a shocker for the Tigers.

Leftha ...


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Scene

Maroon 5, citing morality, cancels North Carolina concerts

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The pop group Maroon 5 on Friday joined the list of entertainers canceling appearances in North Carolina because of its law that deni ...

East Texas electronic bingo venue opens on tribal site

LIVINGSTON, Texas -- Feel like gambling?

Now you can head to East Texas where, on a more than 10,000-acre Indian reservation south of Livingston, is ...

In this May 7, 2016 photo, Kesha attends

Dr. Luke gives OK for Kesha to perform at Billboard Awards

NEW YORK -- Dr. Luke and his record label say they are giving Kesha the OK to perform at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards.

In a statement to the Assoc ...

In this photo taken Wednesday, May 18, 2016, a model of the USS Enterprise (NCC- ...

Museum celebrates Star Trek at 50 with artifacts, tribbles

SEATTLE -- It's been 50 years since the Starship Enterprise began its five-year mission to boldly go where no man had gone before, and Seattle's EMP M ...


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