Jury selection began Monday in the trial of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who faces charges that he accepted bribes and free trips among other things from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work.

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Decision means any of the state’s 69 local school boards that don’t seek to become plaintiffs in the lawsuit could risk losing out on millions of dollars if the lawsuit is successful.

Gov. Bobby Jindal is proposing to expand services for the developmentally disabled in next year's budget, six months after the governor angered lawmakers by vetoing similar spending plans.

National Weather Service forecaster Kent Kuyter said a snow and icy mix continued to fall along the Interstate 10 corridor with 1-2 inches on the ground.

Joseph Folse Jr. fradulently received benefits for total disability in the 1990s after a slip and fall accident.

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