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November 25 05:27 AM
(StatePoint) Most parents of infants are well-advised of certain dangers. However, there is one safety risk that doesn’t get much attention. Nearly 24,000 children are in accidents involving shopping carts each year, many suffering cuts, bruises, broken limbs and even head and brain injuries.
November 25 05:27 AM
If you’ve noticed helicopters flying over Lake Bistineau this past week, you’ve witnessed an aerial herbicide application to treat giant salvinia. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries scheduled the aerial application, which began on Monday.
November 25 05:27 AM
Designed for children only, the course provides basic instruction for those who may never have fired a gun but want to be able to use one safely. It is also recommended for youths who will receive a new BB gun, shotgun or hunting rifle for Christmas..
November 25 05:27 AM
Visitors will have the chance to vote on their favorite giant Christmas cards created by local elementary, middle and high school classes. The Christmas Cards to the Community program was established 25 years ago to create a unique opportunity to highlight the talents of local students.
November 25 05:27 AM
“Diabetes is a serious illness that touches the lives of so many of our family members, friends and communities, and we must do all that we can to raise awareness of this disease,” Edwards said. “it can affect both children and adults suddenly and cause devastating complications.
November 25 05:27 AM
“When we leave our kids with more student debt than necessary, we’ve failed them,” Edwards said. “Going forward, it is my hope that we can restore funding to TOPS because too many students across the state are dependent upon the assistance it offers.
November 25 05:27 AM
“As a state that has its share of prolonged warm weather,” said State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning Jr., “cooler temperatures have finally arrived, meaning that many will begin using heating devices such as space heaters, which inherently leads to a greater chance of fires.
November 18 05:39 AM
An individual grant of $1 million was awarded to the City of Shreveport through the BJA’s Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program. The Planning and Implementation Grant’s goal is to improve community safety as part of a strategy to advance neighborhood revitalization.
November 18 05:39 AM
"Today, Nov. 16, 2016, the Louisiana Supreme Court issued an opinion in the case of State of Louisiana versus Rodricus C. Crawford vacating the conviction and sentence," states Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. "The case has been remanded to the trial court for a new trial.
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