Jeff Landry

October 31, 2017 - 12:54 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana's attorney general is trying to take control of a lawsuit filed by Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration accusing pharmaceutical companies of worsening opioid abuse in the state. Attorney General Jeff Landry wants to expand the lawsuit. He also wants to hire Mike...
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Chris Miller
October 27, 2017 - 1:33 pm
Candidate for mayor of New Orleans LaToya Cantrell wants an ethics investigation into District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro, after Cannizzaro announced his office was referring a criminal complaint against Cantrell to the state attorney general's office, The New Orleans Advocate reports. It's the...
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September 30, 2017 - 5:08 pm
Jeff Palermo|WWL.com Former Marksville deputy city marshal Norris Greenhouse Junior accepts a plea deal from the state attorney general’s office that will result in a seven and half prison sentence for the 2015 fatal shooting of six-year-old Jeremy Mardis. Greenhouse was facing life in prison on a...
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September 29, 2017 - 2:41 pm
(AP) _ A former Louisiana law enforcement officer faces more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to negligent homicide in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy. Norris Greenhouse Jr. also pleaded guilty to malfeasance in office on Friday, thus avoiding trial on murder charges over the...
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September 16, 2017 - 3:25 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Landry is telling Louisiana residents to be careful when shopping for cars after hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Landry has released a public service announcement warning about flood-damaged vehicles, saying Harvey flooded an estimated 1 million vehicles...
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September 16, 2017 - 9:34 am
WWL.com Reporting Attorney General Jeff Landry is alerting consumers to be on the lookout when buying vehicles, as nearly one million vehicles were flooded in Texas and Florida during recent hurricanes. Landry says these flood-damaged vehicles could end up on the streets and sold to unsuspecting...
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September 14, 2017 - 1:24 pm
(AP) _ Attorney General Jeff Landry says an anti-discrimination proposal being considered by the state bar association to govern Louisiana's lawyers is overly broad and would violate the U.S. Constitution. The proposed professional conduct rule would prohibit Louisiana lawyers from discrimination...
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David Blake
September 01, 2017 - 12:23 pm
Millions of dollars are flowing into Harvey ravaged Texas and Southwest Louisiana, but after any big disaster the con artists come out in droves. The Louisiana Attorney General is trying to help weed out the bad from the good. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry told WWL First News that many...
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August 27, 2017 - 9:09 am
WWL.com Reporting With Louisiana in a state of emergency due to Harvey, the Attorney General Jeff Landry warns consumers to be wary of price gouging. Deputy Director of Public Protection Mike Dupree says once the governor declares a state of emergency, price gouging laws go into effect. He says...
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August 19, 2017 - 6:29 am
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's Office is criticizing a federal judge's finding that the system for electing judges in a coastal parish discriminates against black voters. Landry's office didn't say in a statement emailed Friday whether it would appeal U.S. District Judge James Brady's...
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