SHREVEPORT, La. – Attorney General William P. Barr and U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph announced Thursday the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history, surpassing last year’s nationwide sweep.
“This is a great day for the Capital Region and the State of Louisiana. ExxonMobil has been a strong partner for Louisiana, and I am excited to see their commitment to our state solidified with this announcement,” said Gov. Edwards.
According to the guilty plea, a Shreveport police officer observed Pierce exit an apartment and noticed a black handgun tucked in the front waistband of his shorts as he walked toward a parked car. When the officer approached the vehicle, Pierce attempted to exit the vehicle.
A Rodessa man was arrested Monday for sex crimes involving juveniles. Darin Gene Chandler, 47, was arrested at the Caddo Sheriff’s Office’s Criminal Investigations Division following an investigation by Detective Jacob Bergren..
SuperATV will create 75 new direct jobs with an average annual salary of $40,000, plus benefits. Louisiana Economic Development estimates the project will result in 42 new indirect jobs, for a total of 117 new jobs in Caddo Parish and the Northwest Region.
On Feb. 21, Shreveport police violent crimes detectives were called to investigate a shooting in the 1600 block of Woodrow Street. They arrived to learn that 64 -year-old Albert Joiner was shot during a robbery and was transported Ochsner LSU Health Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
After months of studying the negative outcomes faced by youth when they leave the foster care system and the feasibility of extending care, the Task Force on Extending the Age of Foster Care to 21 recommends Louisiana extend the age of care and provide intensive services to aid in youths' transition to adulthood.
Taxidermy work has been displayed in the LDWF headquarters lobby in Baton Rouge since 1988. Displays of wildlife and fisheries species help the general public to get a close-up look at the animals that many may never experience. It also helps citizens to understand the conservation mission of LDWF and the threats facing many species in Louisiana.
Enjoy the cooler weather and staycation on Toledo Bend Reservoir, as Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser announces a special promotion on stays in cabins and campsites at North Toledo Bend State Park and campsites at South Toledo Bend State Park through the end of 2019.