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Lawyer: Robert Durst assigned to medical prison in Indiana

Real estate heir Robert Durst has been assigned to an Indiana prison which has a medical unit, rather than the California prison requested because he faces a murder trial in Los Angeles, attorney Dick DeGuerin said Sunday.  Read more...


Analysis: La. flooding disrupts candidate outreach, polling

Flooding that ravaged south Louisiana and damaged homes across the Baton Rouge and Lafayette regions has put a crimp in fall election planning, making it more difficult for voter outreach and tracking when tens of thousands are displaced.  Read more...


Coast Guard: 6K gallons of oily water recovered from spill

The Coast Guard says more than 6,000 gallons of oily water have been recovered at the site of a spill near Louisiana's Bay Long. Crews also were trying to safely capture and treat roughly 200 oiled birds.  Read more...

LSU athletic director eyes beer garden at Tiger Stadium

Louisiana State University is eyeing an outdoor beer garden for its football stadium, but the idea would have to pass muster with the Southeastern Conference. LSU athletic director Joe Alleva says the university has "some concepts on the board.''   Read more...

Louisiana asking feds to pay more of response to March flood

While the federal government has agreed to pay 90 percent of the response costs for Louisiana's catastrophic mid-August flooding, the state hasn't been able to get a similar deal for flood damage in north Louisiana in March.  Read more...

Drop in traffic tickets could lead to public defenders' cuts

A steep drop in traffic citations in a south Louisiana parish could lead to cuts at a public defenders office that gets most of its funding from the tickets. St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre said he suspended a traffic enforcement program that uses off-duty officers.  Read more...
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