Law

Don Ames
February 18, 2018 - 8:42 am
New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Sunday morning in the 700 block of North Broad Avenue. About 2:10 a.m., First District officers responded to a call of shots fired at a fight involving a large group of people. Officers arrived to find an unknown male victim...
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February 17, 2018 - 3:09 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of shooting and killed 17 people in a Florida high school. The rally, held in downtown Fort Lauderdale, was attended by scores...
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Don Ames
February 17, 2018 - 12:26 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal double shooting that occurred late Saturday morning in Treme The shooting took place about 11:30 a.m., at the intersection of St. Ann and North Prieur streets. The male victims were found with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body and died at the...
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Don Ames
February 17, 2018 - 9:11 am
New Orleans Police are investigating a Friday night double shooting at the intersection of Pauger and N. Villere. According to the NOPD, an adult female victim was pronounced dead on the scene. An adult male victim was taken to an area hospital by private conveyance. His condition is unknown. The...
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February 16, 2018 - 5:26 pm
GONZALES, La. (AP) _ A former Louisiana sheriff's detective has admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old girl in a plea deal that will send him to prison for a year. The Advocate reports 33-year-old William Lanoux of Prairieville pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of carnal knowledge of a...
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February 15, 2018 - 8:29 pm
(AP) - Nine organizations covering several states have filed lawsuits seeking to reverse a decision by President Donald Trump's administration to cut short funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs. The lawsuits were filed Thursday on behalf of three Planned Parenthood affiliates, including...
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Jim Hanzo
February 15, 2018 - 3:40 pm
A 7-year-old boy died following a traffic incident that occurred Thursday morning at a Covington area shopping center. Shortly after 10:30 a.m. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to The Shoppes Nord du Lac shopping center on Highway 21 near Covington in reference to a child being...
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February 08, 2018 - 9:26 pm
(WWL.com) - There is an expanded presence of state police troopers in New Orleans as Mardi Gras ramps up for the final weekend. They have committed 165 troopers to working the French Quarter and the metro area. Senior Trooper Melissa Matey says they will perform a variety of assignment. “Criminal...
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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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