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Since accusations across the nation spurred by the #MeToo movement unseated people in positions of power, several high-profile Louisiana officials have been accused of sexual harassment. Most recently, Louisiana agreed to pay $85,000 to settle claims that former Gov. John Bel Edwards aide Johnny ...
Some local Louisiana officials -- including state public defender Jay Dixon -- had always been concerned the numbers was inaccurate, but didn't have any way of verifying the information. Overall, Ranatza said there are 2,181 people who are being held in Louisiana jails that have been there for a year or ...

Since accusations across the nation spurred by the #MeToo movement unseated people in positions of power, several high-profile Louisiana officials have been accused of sexual harassment. Most recently, Louisiana agreed to pay $85,000 to settle claims that former Gov. John Bel Edwards aide Johnny ...
Several city officials and representatives of companies related to the massive Georgia Street project braved the cold on Monday to officially break ground on the $4.5 million venture. Mayor Bart Niedner offered a few remarks about the project and what it means for Louisiana. “Georgia Street means many ...
They built their case at trial entirely on Moore's testimony and Williams' “confession” (which today would never withstand judicial review given what we know about the links between teenagers, intellectual disabilities, and false confessions). We may never know why Louisiana officials made this choice.
Two tornadoes touched down Saturday morning near Amite as strong storms moved through Louisiana, officials confirmed. National Weather Service officials surveyed damage after Saturday's bout of severe weather, which included heavy rain, strong winds and now, confirmed tornadoes. Advertisement.

As many as 10,000 flooded homeowners in Louisiana who have been hampered in rebuilding by eligibility restrictions on federal aid dollars could access up to $120 million in grants due to a recent change in federal law, state officials say. But the extent to which homeowners will be able to benefit, state ...
14-year-old driving car hits, kills two people on motorcycle in Louisiana, officials say. Share. 764 Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! WDSU. Updated: 9:55 AM CDT Mar 26, 2018. WDSU Digital Team. 14-year-old driving car hits, kills two people on motorcycle in Louisiana, officials say. Share.
The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) has been collecting a 9 percent “Consumer Use Tax” – a sales tax – on purchases made by residents and businesses from out-of-state internet retailers since February. But state analysts are reluctant to offer a ballpark estimate of how much revenue the tax will ...
Louisiana officials say residents of the tiny, shrinking island are a step closer to a new home. The Louisiana Office of Community Development said Tuesday, March 20, 2018, that it has started the process of buying a 515-acre tract of high ground near Schriever in northern Terrebonne Parish for $11.7 ...
A New Iberia baby is safe after an Amber Alert was issued for her overnight in Louisiana, officials said. Amari Daniels, 2 months old, was found just before 3 a.m. Friday. Advertisement. Louisiana State Police issued the Amber Alert after investigators said she was abducted by Akeam Daniels, a suspect in a ...
According to CCR, “Louisiana officials are aligned with a growing national trend of surveillance intended to intimidate those who exercise their First Amendment rights.” “Since the Standing Rock camp opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota was disbanded last year, 56 bills that heighten the ...
The attorney general of the U.S. state of Louisiana is reportedly investigating a group of former staffers for using official resources to mine cryptocurrencies. According to a report from the Tribune News Service, officials in Louisiana have yet to publicly comment on the rumored investigation. Yet sources told ...
Safety has been top of mind for many students, teachers and administrators since the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Across Louisiana, officials in multiple districts are examining new security precautions, such as limited campus access or metal detectors.
Early stages of work are done in New Iberia on part of the Sasol ethane cracker project being built in Westlake. The company has hired 550 plant workers. Phased commissioning of the plant is set to begin this year. By 2019 Sasol's overall employment will top 1,150 in southwest Louisiana, officials say.
Two television series made in the state are resuming production, with multimillion dollar payrolls for state residents, Louisiana officials said. Officials at Louisiana Economic Development said Delta Blues Productions LLC -- part of Warner Bros. Entertainment -- will produce a third season of "Queen Sugar" ...
Lafourche Parish is in southeast Louisiana. Officials in the state's southwest corner said a DeRidder High School student and one at Oakdale Middle School were arrested Monday. A juvenile court hearing was scheduled Tuesday for the high-school student, The American Press and KPLC-TV reported.

Department of Corrections Secretary James LeBlanc addresses the Justice Reinvestment Implementation Oversight Council on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Advocate Photo by Mark Ballard. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Mark Ballard. Follow Mark Ballard. Close. Get email notifications on Mark Ballard ...
By the end of 2016, the opioid prescribing rate in Louisiana had declined almost 11 percent since 2007. But even with that marked progress, there were still almost enough opioid prescriptions dispensed for every resident in Louisiana to have one, according to the latest data released from the Centers for ...
A shortfall in Louisiana's expected share of federal offshore oil and gas royalties is forcing the state to delay some critical coastal restoration projects and a program that helps fund infrastructure improvements. The state's Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority this week unveiled its spending plan for ...
A Franklin man has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison for producing child sexual abuse images. Brad Smith, 33, was previously found guilty on six counts of the felony charge after a three-day jury trial in U.S. District Court in Concord in April. Law enforcement officials in Lafayette, La., received a ...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana officials are trying to understand what U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' dictate on federal marijuana pr… Acting U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson, who oversees federal prosecutors in Louisiana's Middle District where both medical marijuana growing operations will ...
This Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 photo shows jars of medical marijuana on display on the counter of Western Caregivers Medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. Louisiana officials are trying to understand what U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' dictate on federal marijuana prosecutions could mean for ...
A white tiger cub seized by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries plays with a bottle at Lions, Tigers & Bears animal sanctuary in Alpine, Calif. Screenshot from video provided by Lions, Tigers & Bears. NO.tigercub.010717. A tiger cub is shown sitting next to NBA YoungBoy in a video posted to the ...
Wild hogs like a 'cockroach:' Louisiana officials hope poison can help control widespread problem. BY FAIMON A. ROBERTS III | froberts@theadvocate.com ...
Louisiana officials have chosen a sugar cane farm as the next home for residents of the tiny, shrinking island. Dozens of Isle de Jean Charles residents are to be relocated about 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northwest, in Terrebonne Parish, Nola.com|The Times-Picayune and The New Orleans Advocate ...
Vet Killed Dog For Barking Too Much, Louisiana Officials Say. It's one thing to "complain about someone's barking dog," but for a veterinarian to shoot it "is over the top," Louisiana sheriff says. By Beth Dalbey, Patch National Staff | Dec 20, 2017 5:07 pm ET | Updated Dec 21, 2017 1:33 pm ET ...
State officials are working on legislation that would establish credibility for the Cajun Navy and effectively partner with the citizen group, which has gained national attention for its disaster response efforts in Louisiana and elsewhere in recent years. James Waskom, director of the Governor's Office of ...
A shortfall in Louisiana's expected share of federal offshore oil and gas royalties is forcing the state to delay some critical coastal restoration projects and a program that helps fund infrastructure improvements. The state's Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority this week unveiled its spending plan for ...
Louisiana officials walked through their response to a major hurricane affecting the state Tuesday (Sept. 5) as southeast Texas struggled to recover from Harvey and two more storms churned west across the Atlantic Ocean. The practice session is called a "tabletop exercise," where leading officials meet to ...
Louisiana officials are cracking down on what some call modern slavery --- human trafficking for sexual purposes –- but there's debate about whether the activity is trafficking or just the world's oldest profession. Two local trafficking busts in 2017 – one in Shreveport and the other in Bossier City -- shed light ...
Louisiana officials hope to be clear of extended water issues caused by a recent cold snap by the end of the weekend, but New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said a couple of "difficult days" are still ahead. Water pressure issues and a boil water order for the east bank of Orleans Parish, New Orleans East ...
Up to 17,500 hundred people are trafficked in the US each year. A third of those are children. On Thursday, local and state officials gathered at the Caddo Parish Juvenile Justice Complex to proclaim January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month, condemning what they called "modern day slavery.".
And although the nursing candidates won't be required to come to northeast Louisiana, officials expect this agreement to positively impact Monroe as well as the university. "Universities do bring new people into the communities they serve," Henderson said. "That increases buying ... and stirs economic ...
When Sasol announced plans in 2012 to develop a $15 billion gas-to-liquids plant in Westlake, state economic development officials heralded the South African company's decision as the proverbial game changer that promised to elevate Louisiana's economy to a whole new level. Last week, on the eve of ...
In the midst of Hurricane Harvey's historic flooding, the conservative American Enterprise Institute pleaded with Texas and Louisiana officials to ...
Louisiana officials say DNA links a state prison inmate to a rape 20 years ago. Forty-one-year-old Lorenoza Danela Carlos is serving 20 years ...
Advocate Photo By LIZ CONDO – Tommy Teague, Chief Executive Officer of the state's Office of Group Benefits, in 2006. Liz Condo. Facebook ...
... in the historic, long abandoned Charity Hospital is being revived as Louisiana officials consider what to do with the mammoth landmark.
None of those positions will come from Louisiana, officials said. The other states IberiaBank operates in are Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, ...
Louisiana officials reported receiving different outcomes from five different IRS audits on a single IT environment. NASCIO has convened ...
Louisiana Officials Investigating Domestic Murder-Suicide. Two Louisiana residents have been found shot dead in what investigators are ...
The historic flooding that caused widespread damage to homes and businesses throughout southern Louisiana in August 2016 was certainly a ...
Louisiana officials have since been advising other states on recovery efforts, with GOHSEP officials traveling to hurricane-hit areas. The Shelter ...
Lighthouse Louisiana helped the family find a school for the girls and worked with them ever since. Jade Cunningham, WWLTV 10:38 PM.
Nearly 10 months into the Trump administration, Louisiana officials say they are making headway on getting federal officials to fast-track five ...
Louisiana officials are concerned Biomedical Research Foundation's lack of cash and management experience may cause the two hospitals it ...
Louisiana officials are stepping up their emergency response efforts as the window to prepare for Tropical Storm Nate shrinks. The storm is ...
Louisiana officials ordered some people to evacuate coastal areas and barrier islands, and evacuations began at some offshore oil platforms in ...
With Tropical Storm Nate shifting west toward Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards is meeting with the state's emergency preparedness ...


 

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