Law enforcement

Chris Miller
April 18, 2018 - 11:25 am
No one likes getting caught in traffic, but if you've ever been tempted to try and get around it by driving on the shoulder, this video may make you think twice: Video of Insta-Justice YouTube user Matt Bentkowski found himself in a jam on Atlanta's I-285 when someone in a white four-door attempted...
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Newell Normand
April 03, 2018 - 2:34 pm
Who should have the final say about sanctuary designation? Some sheriffs and counties are fighting back against their California state sanctuary designation. Whose side are you on - those sheriffs and counties or the state? As the former Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, Newell Normand has a lot to say...
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March 21, 2018 - 10:16 am
(AP) - The mayor of the suspected Austin bomber's hometown says the suspect lived only two blocks away from him in a part of the city known as Old Town. Pflugerville Mayor Victor Gonzales told The Associated Press on Wednesday that police had surveillance on the home overnight Tuesday, though he...
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March 09, 2018 - 10:10 am
(WWL.com) US Representative Clay Higgins is proposing two bills aimed at investigating and improving the quality of law enforcement protection at public schools. After the revelation that the school resource officer present at the Florida shooting fled, Higgins says it’s time to reevaluate just who...
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February 28, 2018 - 6:05 am
We're closing in on the DACA deadline and we're still stuck on what immigration reform should look like. The Mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf, announced over the weekend that she would share news about immigration raids, thereby letting illegal immigrants know ahead of time that the raids were coming...
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Jim Hanzo
January 30, 2018 - 10:30 am
The New Orleans parade route uptown may see new surveillance cameras part of Mayor Mitch Landrieu's 40 million dollar public safety initiative. While these are not part of Project NOLA's cameras that have gone up. Director Brian Lagarde says in addition to Project NOLA's 2200 cameras around the...
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Chris Miller
December 18, 2017 - 3:56 pm
New Orleans Police say a 14-year-old boy and his 52-year-old dad are in custody, after police initially sought the teen in connection with threats made against Lusher Charter School. Thursday, New Orleans Police received information that a student had made threats toward the school. Police say...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 05, 2017 - 11:33 am
The New Orleans Independent Police Monitor says the New Orleans Police Department may be putting officers and the public at risk with the use of conducted electrical weapons (CEW), often referred to as Tasers. "It appears that NOPD officers do not consistently provide warning and time to comply...
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December 04, 2017 - 10:48 am
The NOPD is seeking to locate, identify and interview two individuals seen on surveillance video walking in the 800 block of Chartres Street in connection with the hit-and-run dragging death of Joshua Woodruff, a Nebraska tourist visiting New Orleans for New Year celebrations in 2015. Woodruff was...
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