GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - The National Weather Service says a waterspout came ashore on Grand Isle but appears to have done little damage. Police told the weather service that the waterspout damaged the roof of a camp on the island's bay side.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a bill that makes it a crime for journalists or anyone else to publicly identify concealed handgun permit holders or applicants. Jindal described the legislation by Bossier City Rep. Jeff Thompson as protecting "the privacy of law-abiding gun owners." He signed it Wednesday while in West Monroe as part of his statewide tour.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The FBI is looking for a suspect in a New Orleans bank robbery. It happened around 12:40 p.m. Wednesday at Gulf Coast Bank branch in New Orleans' Mid City neighborhood. The suspect handed a teller a note demanding money, although he did not show a gun. He left on foot with an undetermined amount of money.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's top education board is reviewing how the state education department stores and shares public school student data. The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education agreed Wednesday to create a task force looking at the issue after concerns were raised about a state data-sharing agreement with an outside organization.
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