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In a surprise announcement late yesterday afternoon Alexandria Mayor Jacques Roy announced he would not seek a fourth term as mayor.

 

The summer in Louisiana means high temps.  State climatologist Barry Keim says get ready for the seasonal peak.

 

Two adults and one juvenile are dead after a fire engulfed a trailer in Campti over the weekend. Investigators are still unsure exactly how the fire erupted and claimed the family’s lives.

 

The RPSO reports The Federal Bureau of Investigation has initiated a probe into the it’s  Office over the March arrests of five corrections officers for an excessive force complaint from an inmate. 

 

Due to the renewal of a partial penny state sales tax rate and a tax rate drop in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana no longer holds the dubious distinction of the highest sales tax rate when combining state level and the average local sales tax rate. 

 

A new approach by the Louisiana Department of Health in providing home and community services will end the waiting list for thousands of citizens with developmental disabilities. 

 

Three Louisiana State Police troopers disciplined last year for taking a lavish "side trip" to Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon while driving to a law enforcement conference in California offered their first public remarks on the controversy during their appeal Monday before the State Police Commission.

 

The US Department of Labor has ordered El Paso Mexican restaurant to pay close to $655,000 in back wages to 567 employees, including 58 here in Alexandria.

 

A Winfield woman is facing 18 counts of theft by fraud, after she apparently tried to pass of a fraudulent raffle.

 

29 people have been arrested since March in St. Tammany Parish in a parish wide crackdown on the crystal meth that has been flowing into the rural portions of the region.

 

The eyes of the college football world are on Georgia this week for SEC Media Days. LSU coaches and stars took the mike yesterday to talk shop.

 

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