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Pollution charges: Louisiana Firestone plant to pay $4M

Oct. 01, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A major manufacturer of synthetic rubber, Firestone Polymers LLC, has agreed to pay $4 million in fines and an environmental project and make numerous improvements to settle a long list of state and federal air pollution complaints at its plant in southwest Louisiana. ...

Pedestrian from Colorado hit and killed on I-10 in Louisiana

Sep. 20, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

SULPHUR, La. (AP) — A Colorado man walking across Interstate 10 at night in southwest Louisiana was hit and killed by an SUV, Louisiana State Police said Monday. David Joseph Williams, 48, of Aurora, Colorado, was hit about 7:45 p.m. Sunday — about a half-hour after...

Man gets life in prison for murder in deal with prosecutors

Aug. 03, 2021 08:38 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of torturing a Florida man to death and robbing him has avoided the death penalty by pleading guilty just days before his a trial was set to begin. Keith Earl Davis, 47, pleaded guilty to murder in Hillsborough County court on Monday in...