Law

AP
November 20, 2017 - 5:30 pm
(AP) — PBS says it is immediately halting distribution of Charlie Rose’s interview program and CBS News suspended him following The Washington Post’s report of eight women who accused the veteran newsman of multiple unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate behavior. The women, three of whom spoke...
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Jim Hanzo
November 19, 2017 - 7:35 pm
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a shooting that took place Saturday night, in the Lacombe area that left one man injured. STPSO deputies were dispatched to 62151 Warrior Drive just after 9:15 p.m., after a caller reported a person had been shot. When deputies arrived, they...
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November 14, 2017 - 3:17 pm
(AP) - A Louisiana man who has spent nearly 50 years in prison will be freed after a judge overturned his conviction in the kidnapping and rape of a nurse. State District Court Judge Richard Anderson set Wilbert Jones' bail at $2,000 after hearing arguments from defense attorneys and prosecutors in...
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Jim Hanzo
November 14, 2017 - 11:32 am
The Slidell Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting in which one man was shot. It happened just before 6:30 p.m. on Monday when cops responded to the corner of Eight Street and Cleveland Avenue in reference to several gunshots. Officers located a man who had been shot. The victim...
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November 14, 2017 - 10:44 am
(AP) _ The Latest on a deadly police shooting in Baton Rouge (all times local): 10:10 a.m. A man who was fatally shot in a struggle with a Louisiana police officer has been identified. Louisiana State Police Senior Trooper Bryan Lee confirmed Tuesday the man who was killed at a Baton Rouge...
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November 14, 2017 - 10:20 am
(AP) _ A Louisiana man could be freed after nearly 50 years in prison for a rape conviction recently thrown out by a judge who concluded authorities withheld evidence. State District Court Judge Richard Anderson overturned Wilbert Jones' conviction on Oct. 31, saying the case against him was ``weak...
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