State News

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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September 21, 2017 - 8:24 am
Slidell Police announced that an officer was killed in an off-duty motorcycle accident. Ray Dupuy was killed late yesterday evening. Slidell Police Chief Randy Fandal says, "Lieutenant Ray Dupuy was a dedicated public servant who served and protected the citizens of Slidell for over two decades...
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September 20, 2017 - 8:20 pm
(WWL.com) LSU’s suspension of Greek activities in the wake of the death of fraternity pledge Max Gruver, is rife with constitutional concerns, according to attorney Scott Sternberg. LSU officials said fraternities and sororities can’t tailgate in a group of more than 10, or do most things together...
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September 20, 2017 - 4:54 pm
By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana has a rare bit of good budget news: Gov. John Bel Edwards' chief financial officer said Wednesday that the state ended the last budget year with a surplus topping $100 million. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne...
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September 20, 2017 - 1:20 pm
(WWL.com) The dangers of hazing have become an important conversation in the wake of LSU freshman Max Gruver’s death. Gruver was pledging at Phi Delta Theta and high amounts of alcohol were found in his system. Executive Director of HazingPrevention.org Emily Pualwan says hazing is complicated and...
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Jim Hanzo
September 20, 2017 - 9:39 am
Toys 'R' Us planning to file for bankruptcy amid a debit struggle. One reason may be that children just don't play with toys like they once did. You can put part of the blame on on-line shopping but Dr. LeeAnne Steen, therapist and director of the Play Therapy Center at Loyola University says...
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