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September 2, 2009

Think before drinking, driving this Labor Day

Although driving while intoxicated is a high-risk activity that endangers the lives of innocent people, it is a frequently committed offense – especially in south Louisiana. […]
September 9, 2009

Better late than never; report indictes rapist

The good news for a Lafourche Parish rape victim is that her suspected assailant is behind bars. The bad news: It took three years to find […]
September 16, 2009

Protecting children when disasters hit

At times of disaster, few population groups are as vulnerable as children. Yet their particular needs often are neglected in emergency planning across the country. Even […]
September 23, 2009

Old wounds are slow to heal in Terrebonne

Despite decades of breaking down barriers, the issue of race continues to play a critical – and sometimes uncertain – factor in how justice is perceived […]