Jeff Landry

Chris Miller
May 03, 2018 - 10:49 am
Just days before Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell is set to take office, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry issued a reminder that his office's investigation into Cantrell's city council credit card use ongoing, and is looking at more than just the mayor-elect. "While we normally do not comment on...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
March 28, 2018 - 5:05 pm
Alton Sterling was many things through the course of his 37-year-old life. He was a son, a cousin, a nephew and, among many other things, a father. He was NOT a victim. He WAS a criminal and a felon in possession of a firearm when, just as July 5, 2016 was beginning, his life ended. PLEASE, PLEASE...
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The Advertiser-USA TODAY Sports
March 27, 2018 - 10:49 pm
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Nearly two years after a black man was shot and killed during a struggle with two white police officers, Louisiana's attorney general isn't pursuing charges against the officers in a decision that infuriated...
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March 27, 2018 - 2:46 pm
(AP) -- Louisiana's attorney general ruled out criminal charges Tuesday against two white Baton Rouge police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store nearly two years after his death caused widespread protests. Attorney General Jeff Landry's...
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March 27, 2018 - 7:38 am
(AP) -- Louisiana's attorney general plans to meet Tuesday with relatives of a black man who was shot and killed by a white Baton Rouge police officer to inform them whether his office will charge either of the two officers involved in the deadly struggle, according to two family lawyers. Attorney...
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March 24, 2018 - 6:38 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a 4-3 decision, Louisiana's Supreme Court on Friday rejected Gov. John Bel Edwards' attempt to revive an executive order protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in state government. The court refused to hear arguments on Edwards' April 2016...
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March 09, 2018 - 9:28 am
(AP) - Louisiana's attorney general has filed a lawsuit accusing a local school board of stifling public debate at a meeting in January disrupted by the video-recorded arrest of a teacher being handcuffed on a hallway floor. Attorney General Jeff Landry's lawsuit accuses the Vermilion Parish School...
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March 08, 2018 - 3:38 pm
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana's attorney general sued a local school board Thursday over a meeting disrupted by the video-recorded arrest of a teacher being roughly handcuffed on a hallway floor after she criticized the district superintendent's pay...
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February 20, 2018 - 1:16 pm
(AP) _ Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is recuperating after breaking six ribs in a snowboarding accident over the Mardi Gras holiday. The accident happened in Montana, where Landry was on vacation with his family. The Republican attorney general said he fell during whiteout conditions that...
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February 07, 2018 - 8:29 am
(AP) _ Lawyers for Louisiana officials were set to go before a federal appeals court Wednesday in hopes of reviving a 2016 law establishing a minimum age of 21 for exotic dancers. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was to hear arguments in a lawsuit brought by three women...
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