Louisiana

November 12, 2018 - 3:18 pm
(WWL.com) Police are on the hunt for the gunman who ambushed a man outside of a funeral in Crowley. The funeral was being held for a late October shooting victim, and his mother who passed away from health complications two days later. Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard says the heartbreak...
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November 11, 2018 - 6:21 pm
(WWL.com) Yea, it’s not yet Thanksgiving but consumers are already flooding stores for gifts and are projected to spend, on average, 1007 dollars this year for this holiday season, up 4 percent over last year’s totals. National Retail Federation Spokesperson Ana Smith says we’ve never seen a...
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November 08, 2018 - 1:17 pm
(WWL.com) Turnout for the midterm elections in Louisiana was 48 percent, a touch above early estimations that national turnout was 47 percent. LSU Public Policy Research Lab Director Professor Mike Henderson says it’s a notable number, considering Louisiana lacked any high profile statewide...
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November 08, 2018 - 6:47 am
Democrats came up well short of challenging any of the five Republican incumbent Congressmen this year, with none of their candidates even cracking 40 percent of the vote. It’s the continuation of a decade trend that’s led to Republican dominance of the Bayou State, and political analyst Bernie...
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November 07, 2018 - 9:16 am
(WWL.com) Fantasy sports fans are asking what’s next after several parishes have legalized online fantasy sports betting, and the only answer we do have is: you’ll have to wait until next year to find out. Public Affairs Research Council President Robert Travis Scott says it's up to the legislature...
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November 06, 2018 - 10:51 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A constitutional amendment to end non-unanimous jury verdicts in Louisiana was approved Tuesday by the state's voters _ a victory for a rare alliance of conservative and progressive organizations that got behind the measure to end a practice with roots in post-Civil War racism...
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November 06, 2018 - 10:20 am
(WWL.com) National pollsters predict a tight race for Congress today, giving Democrats a slight edge to retake the lower chamber, but next to no chance to gain control of the Senate. Democrats are cautious, but confident of their chances in the House, and New Orleans Democratic Congressman Cedric...
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November 05, 2018 - 9:00 am
(WWL.com) Tuesday you’ll have a chance to weigh in on whether or not the state should require unanimous jury verdicts in felony cases. It's amendment two on the ballot. The proposal has received widespread bipartisan support behind a message that former District Attorney Ed Tarpley says is clear. “...
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