Law enforcement

Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
January 15, 2019 - 5:57 pm
The New Orleans Police Department has a new leader. Chief Michael Harrison is leaving to take the top job in Baltimore, and Mayor LaToya Cantrell has selected Shaun Ferguson to be the new NOPD chief. Ferguson, a New Orleans native, has been on the force for 21 years; and Cantrell described him as “...
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Newell Normand
January 10, 2019 - 2:10 pm
We recently got the news that NOPD Chief Michael Harrison had agreed to become Baltimore's new police chief. I admit it…I'm biased. I like the job Chief Harrison has done. I like the work that he did. I liked working with him. I give him a big thanks for his years of service, not only for the New...
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USA TODAY
December 28, 2018 - 2:34 pm
(WWL.com) According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, the number of law enforcement professionals who died in the line of duty nationwide in 2018 increased by 12% over the previous year, a total of 144. CEO for the organization Chris Floyd said of the four officers killed in...
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David Blake
December 10, 2018 - 1:29 pm
JPSO Sheriff issues strong warning to suspect Tyronne Louis A sweeping manhunt continues for a suspect in the wounding of a Jefferson Parish deputy. The FBI, ATF, and Louisiana State Police are all involved in the search. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto says 38-year-old Tyronne Louis has a...
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Newell Normand
November 05, 2018 - 10:39 am
The Archdiocese of New Orleans released a list of priests with credible allegations of sexual abuse made against them . Archbishop Gregory Aymond joined me to discuss the list and how the Church and the community can move forward. Archbishop Aymond promised that the list would be released sooner...
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October 03, 2018 - 5:23 pm
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say five South Carolina law enforcement officers have been shot in Florence County and the suspect is in custody. News outlets report sheriff's Deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed the incident Wednesday. Kirby says three Florence County sheriff's deputies and two...
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Newell Normand
September 13, 2018 - 10:22 am
Subjects arrested for felony crimes of violence receive bonds of less than $1000. Freed for so little…so quickly. Is there a concern for public safety? Check out some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES: One has to wonder if your safety, my safety, the community's safety is being taken to heart at all...
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USA Today Sports
Newell Normand
September 07, 2018 - 7:12 pm
Nike and Colin Kaepernick are starting an ad campaign for the NFL season. The slogan is “Believe in something even if it means sacrificing everything.” Now, that's a nice, catchy phrase...but what does that mean, exactly? Here are some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES: Colin Kaepernick, in my view,...
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Newell Normand
July 03, 2018 - 4:47 pm
New York gubernatorial canditate/actress, Cynthia Nixon has called ICE a “terrorist organization, with its egomaniacal leader Donald Trump.” She thinks ICE should be abolished. Several other politicians on the far left are saying the same thing. ICE-terrorists? Really? Here are some of Newell...
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