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.
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.
The 2014 Archery in Louisiana Schools (ALAS) State Tournament, held March 1 in Alexandria, set a record for participating students and schools. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) hosted the competition at the LSU Ag Center’s State Emergency Shelter.
Since January, the two high school seniors have spent a few hours each week working with detectives and learning the ins and outs of crime scene investigation, including DNA analysis, fingerprint processing, evidence gathering, photography and re port writing.
A man who was arrested and convicted of possessing child pornography more than 10 years ago has been arrested again on that same charge as the result of an investigation initiated by the Northwest Louisiana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Witnesses inside the business told authorities that they were preparing to close for the evening when two male suspects wearing dark clothing and coverings over their faces entered the business through an unlocked back door..