NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An Illinois company has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle safety charges from an explosion that killed three welders and injured seven at a Louisiana containerboard mill in 2017, as well as other alleged safety violations, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) — Three men who pleaded guilty to obstructing justice by driving a woman’s body across parish lines and setting it and the car she had been using on fire have been sentenced to the maximum 20 years in prison.
MERRYVILLE, La. (AP) — Search crews found the body of a little boy Monday miles from the Louisiana sandbar where he was swept away by the Sabine River while playing in shallow water and three men drowned trying to save him, the sheriff said.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) _ Amerisafe Inc. (AMSF) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $6.1 million.
The Deridder, Louisiana-based company said it had profit of 32 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for investment costs, came to 68 cents per share.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) _ Amerisafe Inc. (AMSF) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $17.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Deridder, Louisiana-based company said it had profit of 89 cents.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) — A relationship that started with a former volunteer’s message the day Hurricane Laura slammed southwest Louisiana is bringing a $250,000 animal shelter to a parish that has gone through hurricanes and Deep South heat with roofed chain-link outdoor kennels.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) _ Amerisafe Inc. (AMSF) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $3.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the Deridder, Louisiana-based company said it had profit of 18 cents.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana say a disturbing video of officers hitting a teenager outside a high school basketball game doesn’t show what happened before — teens hitting the officers in their faces and from behind.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) — A mounted patrol division is being re-established in a southwest Louisiana parish to provide better service to residents, especially those living in the area's hardest-to-reach terrain.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) — The man in charge of a southwest Louisiana nonprofit for developmentally disabled people is retiring after decades.
The Beauregard Arc is looking for a new director to replace Jackie Hickman, who is retiring at the end of the year, The American Press reports.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) — Two people found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Louisiana have been identified.
The Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office said deputies found Steven Wilson, 59, and his son, Kyle Wilson, 27, dead Wednesday in a home on the west side of DeRidder, Louisiana.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Canadian-based lumber products company is making its first investment in Louisiana, bringing a $160 million mill to Beauregard Parish, state officials said Tuesday.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) — A southwest Louisiana sheriff's deputy has been arrested and a second deputy has been fired after brutality complaints...