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July 08 07:04 AM
There is a perception around the country that high-profile shootings are considered the norm in Louisiana. Nine police officers were killed in the line of duty last year, more than in any other state in the nation. New Orleans regularly heads the list of the highest murder rate in the country.
July 08 07:04 AM
By his own admission, on July 19, 1996, he drove 26-year-old Kristi Gwen O'Pry to his family property in southwest Shreveport and strangled her. Not satisfied to just kill her, he proceeded to have sex with her corpse three times and then cut her body into pieces with a saw.
July 08 07:04 AM
I also discussed how the increases in dopamine can begin to slowly damage the very brain cells that release the pleasure chemical in different parts of the brain, including the frontal cortex.
July 01 05:29 AM
"If you lost your home to foreclosure during the national credit crisis, check our Unclaimed Property database to see if you're owed some money," said Treasurer Kennedy. "We just deposited more than $2 million that is owed to folks in Louisiana. We want to get this money back to you.
July 01 05:29 AM
Scientists say that meth increases levels of the brain pleasure chemical called dopamine more than any other pleasurable activity. Other drugs also increase dopamine – that’s why people enjoy using them, too. But methamphetamine increases dopamine three or four times more than even cocaine or morphine.
July 01 05:29 AM
With a major national election just a month away, the stakes continue to get higher. A welleducated workforce is the key to pulling the country out of the present economic doldrums. But in election contests nationwide, and particularly in my home state of Louisiana, improving public education is rarely if ever mentioned as a campaign issue.
July 01 05:29 AM
I would be embarrassed for you to know about some of the things I have done during my 63 years on this earth. God knows everything I have done, and that is the worst part. But, many of those closest to me also know about some of the things I have done. I am not proud of them, but I did them.
June 24 11:13 AM
Living Inc. were using taxpayer money for vacations, fine dining, luxury cars and entertainment events," said Treasurer Kennedy. "After the U.S. Attorney's Office stepped in with its indictments, the state finally got around to terminating this organiza tion's Medicaid contract.

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