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June 24, 2017 - 6:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A Louisiana man has been sentenced to one year and a day in prison for diverting money solicited from property investors to his personal use. Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans' office says 56-year-old John F. Kelly III, of Metairie, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District...
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June 24, 2017 - 1:21 pm
One person is in the hospital and a man is dead after a shooting Friday night in St. Rose. The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office says it happened around 7 p.m. in the 200 block of East Club Drive. Deputies said two men were shot, and one died at the scene. There is no word on the other man's...
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June 24, 2017 - 12:53 pm
A man is dead after a shooting in New Orleans East late Friday night. According to the NOPD, say it happened around 11:30 p.m. in the 12100 block of the North I-10 Service Road. Police say they found a man who had been shot multiple times, lying face-down in the street. He was brought to the...
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June 24, 2017 - 10:30 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Cities and towns that use cameras to catch speeders will soon have to post signs notifying drivers about the monitoring. Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law a bill requiring the signs to be posted between 250 feet and 500 feet of the location of a speed camera. If the...
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June 24, 2017 - 8:47 am
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at the annual U.S...
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June 23, 2017 - 9:49 pm
(AP) -- Students will be paying more out of pocket to attend seven of the University of Louisiana System's colleges in the next school year, under $19 million in fee hikes approved Friday. An increase of $212.36 per semester for students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is the biggest...
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June 23, 2017 - 6:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS – Rep. Steve Scalise is no longer in the intensive care unit of a Washington, D.C., hospital. His office issued a statement Friday afternoon saying the congressman was moved from the ICU at MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Thursday.. "He remains in fair condition as he continues an...
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June 23, 2017 - 4:10 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Both of Louisiana's Republican U.S. senators say they're studying the Senate GOP health plan. But advocacy groups seeking to keep the current federal law intact have their focus squarely on one of them, physician Bill Cassidy. Cassidy has indicated he has problems with the...
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June 23, 2017 - 1:52 pm
WWL.com Reporting More Louisiana students are graduating high school than ever before. That’s according to state Education Superintendent John White, who says this year’s graduating class maintained record gains made by the class of 2015. “Nearly 39,000 young people graduated from high school last...
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