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September 21, 2017 - 9:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The man charged in the 2015 slaying of a New Orleans police officer has been ruled competent to stand trial. State Judge Karen Herman made the decision after a competency hearing Thursday for 35-year-old Travis Boys. She set an Oct. 23 trial for Boys, who is charged with first-...
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September 21, 2017 - 9:08 pm
WWL.com Reporting There is a tragic story out of Denham Springs. Police say a 5-year-old child was run over and killed in the street moments after leaving an ice cream truck. Amber Fairburn with Denham Springs PD says officers were dispatched Wednesday evening. "In reference to a juvenile man being...
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September 21, 2017 - 4:16 pm
(AP) _ Louisiana's House speaker wants to use the lion's share of a $100 million-plus state surplus expected from the last budget year to repay the ``rainy day'' fund, which was used during the year to pay agency expenses. Lawmakers took $99 million from the fund, rather than make deep cuts, to...
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September 21, 2017 - 9:56 am
(AP) _ Cops in New Orleans say a woman's body has been found wrapped in garbage bags. It's reported that the unidentified woman's body was found in on Sept. 19 around 5 p.m. New Orleans police spokesman Aaron Looney says detectives found the body in the grass near the corner of Chef Menteur Highway...
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