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December 05, 2017 - 7:49 am
(AP) -- The leader of the Louisiana State Police said Monday that his agency is facing some of the "darkest days" it's ever had, rocked by scandals from his predecessor involving improper use of public tax dollars. Col. Kevin Reeves acknowledged that morale has taken a hit. But he said the...
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December 05, 2017 - 7:33 am
(WWL.com) Louisiana is one of a dozen states asking the US Supreme Court to block a California law which states any eggs sold there must come from hens who have been able to stretch their limbs in their cages. State Ag Commissioner Mike Strain says California can pass whatever law they want, but...
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Chris Miller
December 04, 2017 - 3:33 pm
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith today released new details in the murder of Mandeville-area woman Julie Dargis early Saturday. "Very horrendous," is how Smith described the crime scene. "Her face was brutally smashed up pretty good, she was stabbed and her throat was cut. A very brutal...
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David Blake
December 04, 2017 - 1:55 pm
There are increasing arguments that legalizing marijuana could be of tremendous help fighting the opioid epidemic in America. One group called the Law Enforcement Action Partnership believes pot could be used to fight addiction and wean addicts off of opioid pain pills and heroin. Spokesman Gerald...
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Chris Miller
December 04, 2017 - 11:28 am
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting at 2716 Hardwood Drive in Marrero. Police say shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sunday, officers were sent to investigate a shooting at that location. "The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting at a...
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December 04, 2017 - 10:00 am
(AP) _ A civil lawsuit over post-Hurricane Katrina trash disposal involving former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and others has been settled. The confidential settlement reached last week avoided a trial set for Monday. It involved claims by Waste Management of Louisiana that River Birch _ owned by...
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December 04, 2017 - 9:31 am
A new addiction treatment center is opening on the Northshore. The ten-million-dollar Longbranch Recovery Center will open around the first of the year in Abita Springs. Longbranch Healthcare CEO Chris McMahon, sober for 17 years, says he wants to do his part in helping those who need it the most...
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