The court on Tuesday rejected the appeal of the rapper known as C-Murder, who is serving a life sentence for killing a 16-year-old fan in Louisiana. A jury voted 10-2 to convict the rapper, whose real name is Corey Miller.

vetsAlthough veterans as a whole have a lower unemployment rate than average, those who served following 9-11 are having a much harder time finding work.

The explosives recycling company blamed for the evacuation of a Louisiana town in December misstated its storage capacity for dangerous materials when it sought a multimillion dollar Army contract in 2010, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press.

JINDAL_MONEYWhile Gov. Bobby Jindal crisscrossed the country stumping for Mitt Romney, Louisiana taxpayers picked up the tab for the governor's security detail.

City-Parish President will call for the formation of a “blue ribbon committee” of local residents tasked with making recommendations on how to more effectively and equitably levy property and sales taxes in Lafayette Parish.

Michael Sandlin, the owner of an Iberville Parish truck stop at the center of a fight over his ownership — and public display of — a 550-pound Siberian-Bengal tiger, is before an state appeals court Monday in Baton Rouge.

Brian Toriano Crimiel of Lafayette pleaded guilty to defacing two churches with predominantly black congregations in February 2011 in an attempt to frame his ex-girlfriend, who is white.

Keynote speaker for a luncheon that follows will be television commentator and Louisiana native Campbell Brown.

Ruby-throated hummingbirds are migrating to North America weeks earlier than in decades past, and research indicates that higher temperatures in their winter habitat may be the reason.

The legislative session doesn’t begin until April, but the state’s annual budget debate kicks off this week as Gov. Bobby Jindal unveils his multibillion-dollar spending proposals for next year.

Couillon, er, Courville pleaded guilty in federal court to collecting nearly $325,000 in Social Security disability payments for 17 years — from 1995 to 2012 — even though he wasn’t disabled.

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