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Thomas Perumean
June 26, 2019 - 10:22 am
The Orleans Parish District Attorney this morning announced he is turning over the Ashley Crawford case to the Attorney General. Crawford is public defender alleged to have practiced law without a license in more than 100 cases. She has since been dismissed. “By asking the Attorney General’s office...
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Mississippi DEQ
June 26, 2019 - 10:02 am
If you are planning on swimming along the Mississippi Gulf Coast this weekend, think again. The algae bloom is now spreading along many of the gulf waters along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality released a list of closed beaches. It's advised that folks...
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Jim Hanzo
June 26, 2019 - 8:33 am
Since the Bonnet Carre Spillway opened for a second time this year in early May, there seems to be more alligator sightings. A Kenner woman recently found a 6 foot alligator under her car. One gator was found at a northshore school and a large alligator spotted in Lake Pontchartrain on the south...
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Thomas Perumean
June 25, 2019 - 9:46 am
Operation Broken Heart, a joint federal, state, and local taskforce swept through Louisiana arresting 63 suspects, all but one, male. Most of the suspects are facing counts of possessing child pornography--with one suspect facing 500 counts of possessing child porn and another facing 500 counts of...
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Thomas Perumean
June 25, 2019 - 7:35 am
A slip-and-fall from a boat atop a trailer ended tragically. William 'Bill' Oliver was towing his boat to a shop for preparations for an upcoming family event at his home in Lebanon, Tennessee. According to The Tennessean, Oliver pulled into the parking lot of a middle school to check on something...
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June 24, 2019 - 4:18 pm
Cake was not the only thing getting cut at a wedding reception that ended in a stabbing Cops are looking for a Bunkie man accused of stabbing a wedding guest at a reception. The incident happened Saturday night. According to Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office investigators, a fight broke out around...
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Thomas Perumean
June 24, 2019 - 8:25 am
A review of sports betting legislation by The Associated Press shows a regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their gambling options. By year's end, legalization is possible in a dozen states in the Northeast and Midwest. But most states in the Deep South and far West are...
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Jim Hanzo
June 23, 2019 - 5:10 pm
Louisiana State Police say a man was killed this morning when his 2011 Nissan Altima went off the road and into a ditch and flipped over. Police say 25-year-old Devante Turner was not wearing a seatbelt. The accident happened just before 3 a.m. this morning. Turner was traveling on LA 1 just north...
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June 22, 2019 - 5:34 am
Memorial events for Dr. John who died 2 weeks ago were held Saturday. There was a four-hour public visitation at the Orpheum Theater Saturday morning. A private memorial followed until 3 p.m. Related: Scoot: R.I.P. Dr. John – the mystique of New Orleans personified Then, a huge crowd of admirers...
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Don Ames
June 20, 2019 - 8:43 pm
A Congressional subcommittee has begun tackling the question of whether or not African Americans should receive reparations for the United State’s history of slavery and racial injustice. Louisiana Republican Congressman Mike Johnson attended the hearing and spoke out against the idea. He says...
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