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August 14, 2018 - 6:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State Police and a black Indiana man who was handcuffed and detained in New Orleans' French Quarter when he was a teenager in 2015 have settled a federal lawsuit. Lyle Dotson's suit claimed he was illegally assaulted and detained by troopers while visiting New Orleans...
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Chris Miller
August 14, 2018 - 3:04 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a deadly shooting in downtown New Orleans. Police say it happened around 2:10 p.m. in the 900 block of Gravier Street, and also involved a vehicle accident. NOPD Commander Nick Gernon says it appears the victim was shot in the head while inside the car, which...
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Sipa USA
August 14, 2018 - 2:52 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's first medical marijuana crop will take longer than expected to reach patients. GB Sciences, the marijuana grower for the LSU AgCenter, had hoped to provide product to Louisiana's nine licensed medical marijuana pharmacies by September. But the company tells The...
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Chris Miller
August 14, 2018 - 1:52 pm
A 72-year-old woman turned herself in to face felony charges in a fatal hit-and-run near Causeway and I-10 last week, according to Louisiana State Police. Troopers say Elva Lafaye surrendered Tuesday, after investigators located her vehicle and identified her. Gordon Poydras was struck Wednesday...
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August 14, 2018 - 1:21 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana's first medical marijuana crop will take longer than expected to reach patients. GB Sciences, the marijuana grower for the LSU AgCenter, had hoped to provide product to Louisiana's nine licensed medical marijuana pharmacies by September. But the company tells The...
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David Blake
August 14, 2018 - 12:40 pm
Some big changes are brewing in the fast food industry. McDonald's today announced plans today to spend $114 million dollars upgrading their stores across Louisiana. The changes will include more push-button ordering and special kiosks, meaning fewer employees will be necessary. UNO Business...
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Chris Miller
August 14, 2018 - 11:25 am
The Audubon Zoo's two Asian elephants will soon be getting some company. The Buffalo Zoo has decided to relocate its two Asian elephants to New Orleans. "This decision demonstrates that the Buffalo Zoo will always do what is best and right for all of the animals in our care. Using our soon-to-be-...
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August 14, 2018 - 10:34 am
(WWL.com) 20,000 homeowners who suffered major flood damage in 2016 did not complete a short survey to see if they were eligible for the 1.3 billion dollars in federal recovery aid. Anyone who suffered one foot of flooding or at least 8,000 dollars’ worth of damage was eligible to potentially...
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August 14, 2018 - 9:32 am
(WWL.com) 29-year-old Brittany Mackie of Prairieville is charged with a multitude of crimes for a fatal hit and run that killed 31-year-old Christian Martinez of Kenner, who was walking on LA-73 in Ascension Parish Monday morning. State Trooper Bryan Lee says multiple tips from the public helped...
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Jim Hanzo
August 14, 2018 - 9:00 am
Have you ever snooped on your partner's phone? According to Avast, an antivirus software company, at least 1 in 4 women, and 1 in 5 men admitted to secretly checking their partner’s phone. Matt Morris, Professor of Counseling at the University of Holy Cross, and a private counselor working on...
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