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January 13, 2020 - 1:14 pm
Gonzales Republican Representative Clay Schexnayder won the Louisiana House Speaker vote 60-45, over Albany Republican Sherman Mack. Schexnayder was backed by a coalition of Democrats and moderate Republicans, while Mack was the choice for the party's conservative wing. Schexnayder is thought to be...
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Don Ames
December 06, 2019 - 2:12 pm
Northshore authorities say a Slidell man was arrested this week, accused of several child sex crimes as well as sexually abusing animals. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is asking for the public's help for more information about possible crimes that may have been committed by 33-year-old Ian...
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Jim Hanzo
October 23, 2019 - 6:22 pm
Attorney General Jeff Landry announced a high-ranking Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office employee and his wife, a former junior high teacher, have been arrested on counts of first-degree rape and production of pornography involving juveniles. 44-year-old Dennis W. Perkins, and his wife 34-year-old...
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WWL Newsroom
October 19, 2019 - 9:24 am
A federal appeals court on Friday rejected the state of Louisiana’s request that it toss out a lawsuit challenging a broad array of Louisiana abortion regulations. But the ruling from a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit of Appeals ruling also said abortion rights advocates lack standing to...
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August 21, 2019 - 4:36 pm
A review by LSU is expected in the response of a false alarm of an armed intruder on the campus that happened Tuesday. Attorney General Jeff Landry says what may have triggered the false alarm was perhaps an armed law enforcement officer from his office to help educate students and protect them...
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August 10, 2019 - 10:23 am
Statewide incumbents appear to have gotten off pretty easy this year with few high profile, or well-funded challengers signing up to run for their seats. Prominent Republicans sat out this cycle with all statewide offices expect for Governor controlled by the party. UL Lafayette Poli Sci Professor...
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August 08, 2019 - 5:19 pm
Qualifying has officially closed and the rosters are set for the fall statewide elections. Locally, sparks began to fly shortly after former Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman, John Fortunato, qualified to run for sheriff in a rematch of the March 2018 special election between him and...
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August 08, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry won't win re-election without a race. The Republican attorney general drew an opponent in the final hour of the candidate registration period Thursday: Ike Jackson Jr., a Democrat from Plaquemine. With that last-minute signup, all of Louisiana's seven...
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March 12, 2019 - 6:18 pm
(WWL.com ) -- State lawmakers heard from supporters of the death penalty today, including Attorney General Jeff Landry and victims’ families, during a meeting of the House Criminal Justice Committee. Louisiana has not carried out an execution since 2010. Landry says the state is denying justice to...
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January 23, 2019 - 3:37 pm
(WWL.com) -- Beginning Monday, Louisiana abortion doctors will be required to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. This comes after a ruling Friday from the New Orleans-based U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry says his office has been proud to defend...
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