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November 22, 2016 - 2:28 am
The Humane Society of Louisiana is concerned about the high number of complaints they’re receiving about owners neglecting horses. HSL Director Jeff Dorson says dozens of horses, sometimes several at a time have been found in various stages of starvation by Humane Society members. “Sometimes the...
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November 22, 2016 - 1:33 am
There is a heightened awareness among law enforcement for potential protests once the U.S. Justice Department announces its results of its investigation into the shooting of Alton Sterling. The 37-year-old black man was fatally shot in July after a scuffle with two white Baton Rouge police officers...
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November 21, 2016 - 12:10 pm
A prosecutor says a St. Tammany Parish jury has convicted a 60-year-old Slidell man of cruelty to his 17-month-old daughter, who was exposed to cocaine. District Attorney Warren Montgomery said in a statement Monday that Larry Bickham's sentencing is scheduled Jan. 20 on charges of simple and...
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November 21, 2016 - 10:49 am
An Orleans Parish Civil Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit which challenged the city of New Orleans leasing the former World Trade Center at the end of Canal Street. Judge Tiffany Chase's ruling Monday clears the way for a Four Seasons hotel developer to move forward with a $360 million renovation...
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November 21, 2016 - 8:54 am
LSU scientists have found the first evidence of Deepwater Horizon oil in a land animal, the Seaside Sparrow. LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources Professor Phillip Stouffer says they believe the oil got into the birds’ system, because they are feeding off the marsh and the oil is trapped in...
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November 21, 2016 - 7:14 am
The Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is celebrating Thanksgiving early this year. And, they're naturally putting a buggy twist on the holiday. The chefs at Bug Appetit Cafe are offering visitors the opportunity to taste new twists to traditional Thanksgiving recipes...things like turkey...
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November 21, 2016 - 5:55 am
An Orleans Parish Civil Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit which challenged the city of New Orleans leasing the former World Trade Center at the end of Canal Street. Judge Tiffany Chase's ruling Monday clears the way for a Four Seasons hotel developer to move forward with a $360 million renovation...
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November 21, 2016 - 5:15 am
New Orleans police say a woman posed as an Uber driver and coercing another woman into her vehicle where she and three other females kidnapped her, and forced the woman to take money out of different ATMs. The group also allegedly stole the woman's phone, and credit cards along with her Social...
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November 21, 2016 - 2:29 am
A survey from a national polling firm on the 2016 runoffs in Louisiana predicts winners. Pollster Robert Cahaly with the Trafalgar Group says some national pollsters thought Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards victory last year meant Democrat Foster Campbell had a shot in the US Senate runoff. But...
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November 21, 2016 - 2:05 am
Authorities have arrested a man who they say was intoxicated and assaulted emergency medical services workers in Baton Rouge. Citing arrest documents, news organizations report that officials arrested 32-year-old Micah West on Saturday on a charge of battery of emergency personnel. According to the...
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