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Feds to investigate handcuffed La. man's shooting death

Feds to investigate handcuffed La. man's shooting death

Posted 8:54 PM 9/2/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

NEW IBERIA- A federal investigation will focus on the shooting death of a man who was in the custody of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office at the time of his death last spring.

Victor White III, 23, died from what has been described as a self-inflicted gun shot wound. The coroner (More)

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Louisiana following judge's order on abortion law

Louisiana following judge's order on abortion law

Posted 4:07 PM 9/1/2014 by Melinda Deslatte

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana health department says it will follow a federal judge's order and refrain from immediately penalizing doctors who are trying to comply with a new abortion law. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles issued a temporary restraining order late Sunday, blocking (More)

8/29/2014

Vitter: $180K in criminal justice grants for state

Vitter: $180K in criminal justice grants for state

Posted 8:41 AM 8/29/2014 by APNewsNow

NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Sen. David Vitter says the federal government is awarding $181,269 in grants to support criminal justice services in Louisiana. The grants include:

  • $132,984 to Shreveport and the Caddo Parish sheriff's office to buy equipment and supplies
  • (More)...
8/28/2014

Judge: rule Friday if no abortion law agreement

Judge: rule Friday if no abortion law agreement

Posted 12:59 PM 8/28/2014 by Janet McConnaughey

BATON ROUGE - A federal judge is asking lawyers for Louisiana and abortion clinics for an agreement that apparently could let clinics stay open for a while if a restrictive abortion law takes effect Sept. 1. The law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges (More)

8/27/2014

5th arrest in New Orleans drive-by shooting case

5th arrest in New Orleans drive-by shooting case

Posted 3:05 PM 8/27/2014 by APNewsNow

NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans report a fifth arrest in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and seriously injured a mother and two children Police said 34-year-old Michael Finnie was arrested Wednesday in Chalmette on two counts of first-degree murder and (More)

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