Jeff Landry

August 01, 2018 - 4:27 pm
( - Attorney General Jeff Landry says “there no doubt if I run I’ll beat John Bel Edwards, and you can tell him that.” That’s from an interview yesterday with USA Today’s Greg Hilburn, where the AG seemed to throw down the gauntlet and do everything shy of outright saying he’s running for...
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July 20, 2018 - 4:10 pm
Governor John Bel Edwards has responded with a letter of his own after Attorney General Jeff Landry criticized him for halting executions in the state. Edwards responded by saying executions are not being carried out, because the only drugs that the legislature has authorized for lethal injection...
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June 27, 2018 - 4:17 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana officials arrested 62 people accused of child pornography and child sexual abuse, in a statewide law enforcement effort between March and May. Attorney General Jeff Landry's office announced the arrests Wednesday at an event with federal, state and local agencies...
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Chris Miller
May 03, 2018 - 10:49 am
Just days before Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell is set to take office, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry issued a reminder that his office's investigation into Cantrell's city council credit card use ongoing, and is looking at more than just the mayor-elect. "While we normally do not comment on...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
March 28, 2018 - 5:05 pm
Alton Sterling was many things through the course of his 37-year-old life. He was a son, a cousin, a nephew and, among many other things, a father. He was NOT a victim. He WAS a criminal and a felon in possession of a firearm when, just as July 5, 2016 was beginning, his life ended. PLEASE, PLEASE...
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The Advertiser-USA TODAY Sports
March 27, 2018 - 10:49 pm
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Nearly two years after a black man was shot and killed during a struggle with two white police officers, Louisiana's attorney general isn't pursuing charges against the officers in a decision that infuriated...
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March 27, 2018 - 2:46 pm
(AP) -- Louisiana's attorney general ruled out criminal charges Tuesday against two white Baton Rouge police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store nearly two years after his death caused widespread protests. Attorney General Jeff Landry's...
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March 27, 2018 - 7:38 am
(AP) -- Louisiana's attorney general plans to meet Tuesday with relatives of a black man who was shot and killed by a white Baton Rouge police officer to inform them whether his office will charge either of the two officers involved in the deadly struggle, according to two family lawyers. Attorney...
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March 24, 2018 - 6:38 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a 4-3 decision, Louisiana's Supreme Court on Friday rejected Gov. John Bel Edwards' attempt to revive an executive order protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in state government. The court refused to hear arguments on Edwards' April 2016...
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March 09, 2018 - 9:28 am
(AP) - Louisiana's attorney general has filed a lawsuit accusing a local school board of stifling public debate at a meeting in January disrupted by the video-recorded arrest of a teacher being handcuffed on a hallway floor. Attorney General Jeff Landry's lawsuit accuses the Vermilion Parish School...
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