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February 23, 2018 - 10:33 pm
Southeastern Louisiana University officials announce two individuals have been arrested in an early morning shooting that injured two student-athletes. Shots rang out in the parking lot outside of the University Center, where basketball games are played. "The Southeastern Family can rest assured...
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Don Ames
February 23, 2018 - 6:23 pm
A burned body was found late Friday morning in Gentilly. Police were flagged down by witnesses about 11:30 a.m. and directed to the closed Winn-Dixie in the 4600 block of Chef Menteur Highway. Officer arrived to find the unidentified victim’s body burning near an abandoned loading dock...
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February 23, 2018 - 5:23 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A court battle over the personal financial records of New Orleans' next mayor will remain with a judge who first heard arguments in the case last year. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's office sought to remove state District Judge Laurie White _ and all other New Orleans-...
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February 23, 2018 - 3:12 pm
After five days of stalled negotiations, lawmakers are optimistic that legislation will begin moving forward when legislators convene Sunday afternoon. Lake Charles Republican Representative Steven Dwight’s bill to extend a portion of the expiring one penny sales tax will be heard, and he says he’s...
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February 23, 2018 - 12:14 pm
(AP) _ Planned Parenthood wants a federal judge to force Louisiana's health department to allow its New Orleans clinic to perform abortions. The organization says in a lawsuit filed Friday that Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration, through the Louisiana health department, has put up...
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February 23, 2018 - 10:53 am
There are some big Louisiana Lottery winners that haven’t claimed their prizes, which are in some cases at least 50-thousand-dollars. Lottery spokesperson Kim Chopin says they are seeking a winner who matched four of the five white ball numbers on September 2nd. Their ticket is about to expire. "It...
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February 23, 2018 - 8:51 am
Chalmette Representative Raymond Garafalo will reintroduce a bill in the regular session that would allow school educators to carry weapons on campus if they have proper training. Garafalo first suggested the idea in 2014, but it was shot down by House Criminal Justice committee. In the wake of...
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