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September 30, 2018 - 11:22 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Candidates running against Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin are objecting to a letter he wrote elderly participants in an absentee voting program. The contenders, both Republican and Democrat, say the letter sought to promote Ardoin at state taxpayer expense as the...
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September 30, 2018 - 9:31 am
(WWL.com) - Monday, the US Supreme Court will take up the case of a St. Tammany man who is protesting the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries designation of a portion of his land as off limits for unfettered development due to its importance to the endangered dusky gopher frog. Loyola Law...
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September 29, 2018 - 1:20 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The U.S. Attorney's Office says an Amite woman has pleaded guilty in a case in which a woman relative was held captive, sometimes in a makeshift cage. The attorney's office said in a news release Friday that Bridget Lambert entered a plea on Thursday on a count of forced labor...
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September 29, 2018 - 12:43 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ A visitor to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola is in custody after a new body scanner detected contraband and helped officers block a drug smuggling attempt. The Department of Public Safety and Corrections, in a news release, says the scanner detected a foreign...
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Don Ames
September 29, 2018 - 11:19 am
Baton Rouge police announced Saturday morning that a 20-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of LSU basketball player Wayde Sims. Simms, a junior at LSU was shot just after midnight Friday morning just off the campus of Southern University in Baton Rouge. Video...
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Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
September 29, 2018 - 9:38 am
An arrest has been made in connection with the Friday shooting death of LSU basketball player Wayde Sims, a source tells The Advocate. The Advocate reported that the source was not authorized to speak on the specifics of an upcoming 10 a.m. news conference or the arrest. www.theadvocate.com/...
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Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
September 28, 2018 - 10:22 pm
Tiger Rag Editor James Moran reporting... The LSU basketball team was supposed to begin practice on Friday. The familiar sounds of rubber dribbling off hardwood and sneakers squeaking were supposed to fill the air. Reporters were supposed to be on hand for the first 45 minutes of a season brimming...
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September 28, 2018 - 5:20 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Gov. John Bel Edwards will travel to California in a bid to promote Louisiana's film and TV tax break program to entertainment companies like Netflix and HBO. The governor's office says Edwards, Revenue Secretary Kimberly Robinson and economic development officials leave...
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Jim Hanzo
September 28, 2018 - 1:40 pm
A Hammond man has been booked with DWI, his 6th offense according to Mandeville Police. On Wednesday afternoon officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a hit & run that occurred in the parking lot of the St Tammany Parish Library located at 3457 Hwy 190. The victim reported that her...
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September 28, 2018 - 1:21 pm
COVINGTON, La. (AP) _ A Louisiana prosecutor says a health club's former finance director has pleaded guilty in an eight-year, $1.7 million fraud scheme. District Attorney Warren Montgomery said in a news release Friday that 43-year-old Emily Davis pleaded guilty Wednesday in St. Tammany Parish to...
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