SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police have arrested a 32-year-old woman in the death of a toddler. Tarika Wilson faces a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Rizcheir Muskelly. Police say Wilson took the 3-year-old to LSU Hospital about 9 o'clock Monday night.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An Ohio lender has decided to postpone the foreclosure auction of Spinosa's Perkins Rowe mixed-use project for a third time. KeyBank National Association of Cleveland informed a federal judge that it did not wish to hold the auction today as scheduled at the Baton Rouge federal courthouse.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Workforce Investment Council has approved a detailed plan on how to help the state meet the impending demand for skilled crafts workers. The panel of business leaders that advised the governor and the Louisiana Workforce Commission on the state's workforce needs approved the plan yesterday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - In efforts to help families and individuals with housing needs and foreclosure prevention, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development officials are awarding more than $40 million in housing counseling grants to 334 national, regional and local organizations. The Louisiana Housing Corporation in Baton Rouge was named as the only agency in the state to receive funds.
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