This year marks the 10th anniversary for this one-of-a-kind, award-winning festival. The festival has grown from its inaugural year from 2500 attendees to over 20,000 in 2013. The first-ever popular student day had 250 school children and now hosts on average 2500 to 3000 students.
Commissioner Hebert issued the suspension based on evidence obtained by the New Orleans Police Department’s 5th District Narcotics Unit. According to the investigation, large quantities of heroin and marijuana were stored at and sold from Mercedes Place by alleged manager Gregory “Fat Greg” Gibson.
The Veterinary Laboratory Response Network (Vet-LRN) was started in 2011 by Renate Reimschuessel, VMD, Ph.D, a research biologist at FDA. In 2013, the name was changed to the Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network (Vet-LIRN) to reflect the many investigations the network undertakes in response to concerns reported by animal owners.
BATON ROUGE, La. — On April 24, the Department of Public Safety, Office of State Fire Marshal will host a training seminar designed to better educate law enforcement and other first responders on how to interact with and effectively communicate with persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
A preliminary investigation revealed that Zachary Malham, 25, of Heflin, was lying in the northbound lane of travel on the roadway when he was struck by a 2004 Honda driven by 52-year-old Pamela Doyle, also of Heflin..
The agencies that are members of the U.S. Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force (Tyler Division) that assisted in this investigation include the Tyler Police Department, Texas Department of Criminal Justice — Office of the Inspector General, Smith County District Attorney’s Office and the USMS.
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is building relationships with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and other groups to help Americans prevent and treat diabetes, and to address the disparity in how severely it affects minority groups in particular.
Anthony Williams of Baton Rouge, La., was sentenced to serve 24 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release, the Justice Department, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) announced.
Unusually cold temperatures in the northern parishes are expected to have killed 90 percent of the salvinia weevils used to combat the invasive aquatic plant giant salvinia, which is clogging waterways across Louisiana.