|Posted on 12/11/2017 5:54:00 PM.|
Democrat Justin Dewitt of Baton Rouge has announced he plans to run against Republican Congressman Garret Graves next year. Dewitt was born in Sulphur and moved to Zachary, where he graduated from Zachary High School. He says he’s running because Graves does not represent the interests of the 6th Congressional District.
|6th Congressional district, Garret Graves, Justin Dewitt, U.S. Representative|
|Posted on 12/11/2017 5:23:00 PM.|
A 32-year-old Lafayette man faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to using President Donald Trump’s social security number to try and obtain a copy of the president’s federal tax information. Legal Analyst Tim Meche says Jordan Hamlett will likely get probation or very little time. He says no harm was done by Hamlett’s actions.
|Jordan Hamlett, Donald Trump, tax returns, Tim Meche|
|Posted on 12/11/2017 2:50:00 PM.|
Totals are in for last week’s historic snow event and Kentwood saw the most with 6 and a half inches. That’s according to Shawn O’Neil with the National Weather Service in Slidell, who says parts of the Baton Rouge area saw three to five inches.
|Kentwood, National Weather Service, Shawn O'Neil, snow fall|
|Posted on 12/11/2017 1:39:00 PM.|
Gas prices in Louisiana are on a steady downward trend, as the current statewide average of $2.26 is 4 cents lower on the week. AAA Fuel Analyst Don Redman says they expect gasoline demand to weaken throughout the winter, which translates to better prices at the pump.
|don redman, gas prices, AAA|
|Posted on 12/11/2017 12:42:00 PM.|
Authorities in St. Landry Parish are investigating the finding of a 21-year-old woman’s body in Lake Dubisson. The body was found this morning, but a search was started Sunday after a fisherman reeled in an unusual item from the lake according to Sheriff Bobby Guidroz.
|murder, st. landry parish, Sheriff Bobby Guidroz|
|Posted on 12/11/2017 10:48:00 AM.|
Former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco has announced she is fighting an incurable form of liver cancer. It traveled from her eye after she was diagnosed in 2011 with ocular melanoma, a dangerous and rare cancer. Chief of Surgical Oncology at LSU Health New Orleans Dr. Adam Riker says the key to get Blanco’s immune system strong to slow the progression of the cancer.
|kathleen blanco, liver cancer, pearson cross, adam riker|
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