NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A defense attorney is pushing for a faster "probable cause" hearing for the only suspect arrested so far in a deadly Bourbon Street shooting. The hearing for Trung Le is set for Aug. 26. But Martin Regan filed a motion saying Le shouldn't face another month in jail before prosecutors show they have probable cause to keep him locked up.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - LSU Health Sciences Center says people with a common, hard-to-treat kind of lung cancer can join a new national trial to test drugs faster. Patients with advanced squamous (SKWAY'-muhs) cell lung cancer can enroll at LSU cancer centers in New Orleans, Houma, Covington and Baton Rouge.
BENTON, La. (AP) - A 35-year-old Arkansas man is accused of stealing $27,000 worth of equipment from a farm in Plain Dealing. Bossier Parish sheriffs say Jamie Lynn Caswell is being held on a felony theft charge. Miller County sheriff's deputies arrested Caswell on Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The insurance commissioner is urging potential drivers for ridesharing services to make sure they closely check their insurance policies before signing up with one of the companies. Jim Donelon says most personal auto insurance policies exclude coverage when people charge money to drive people in their personal vehicles.
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