BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The number of Louisiana residents signing up for health insurance through the federal marketplace is growing, reaching nearly 46,000 people covered through February. That total is still behind a target set last year by President Barack Obama's administration, which forecast more than 75,000 enrollees in Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two brothers already facing state charges for a shooting spree that left 20 people hurt at a Mother's Day parade in 2013 have been indicted on federal charges along with seven others. Authorities say an indictment was unsealed Tuesday that charges 25-year-old Shawn Scott, 20-year-old Akein (ah-KEEN') Scott and seven others with violations of federal controlled substances and gun control acts.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State wildlife officials say up to $20,000 in reward money is being offered for tips leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting of two endangered whooping cranes in Jefferson Davis Parish. The two endangered cranes were found shot on Feb. 7 and one was dead when discovered and the other died while under veterinary care.
HOUSTON (AP) - Terry Rose scored 22 points as No. 10 seed Grambling State upset seventh-seeded Jackson State 84-75 in the first round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament on Tuesday. Grambling State avenged two regular-season losses to Jackson State - both by double-digits.
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