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  • Flooded areas of Livingston under curfew Tuesday night, Wednesday early morning

    March 15, 2016 5:44 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A curfew for Livingston Parish has been issued for parish residents for Tuesday night by Livingston parish officials. Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks, Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard, and Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (LOHSEP) Director Mark Harrell jointly decided to implement the curfew.... more »
  • Livingston Parish residents brace for Amite River crest

    March 14, 2016 5:22 AM

    LIVINGSTON- Residents in Livingston Parish are bracing for more flooding Monday morning. Officials are telling people to prepare for high water that will be moving through the area sometime early this week. The Amite River has not yet crested near French Settlement and Port Vincent. People in the Springfield area... more »
  • Livingston Parish extends curfew through Monday morning

    March 12, 2016 4:25 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH – Officials in Livingston Parish decided Saturday to implement a curfew for residents from dusk until Monday morning. Parish President Layton Ricks, along with Sheriff Jason Ard and LOHSEP Director Mark Harrell, said the curfew will only affect areas hardest hit by flood waters. Officials say... more »
  • Livingston Parish officials issue curfew for residents

    March 11, 2016 6:19 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Parish officials issued a curfew for Livingston Parish residents from dusk Friday night until dawn Saturday. Only those traveling to/from work and those responding to emergency situations will be allowed on Livingston Parish roadways. Livingston Parish President Layton Rick, Parish sheriff Jason Ard and the Livingston Parish Office... more »
  • Curfew and voluntary evacuation issued for Tangipahoa Parish

    March 11, 2016 3:15 PM

    AMITE - Tangipahoa Parish leaders have issued a mandatory curfew from 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday morning due to the severe weather. Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said the curfew is designed to give emergency responders the resources they need to do their job overnight. Miller is also... more »
  • Protesters march in Baltimore as curfew nears

    April 29, 2015 7:27 PM

    BALTIMORE - A group of protesters stretching more than a block has left Penn Station in Baltimore for a march to City Hall to protest Freddie Gray's death after being hurt while in police custody. People are chanting, "Tell the truth. Stop the lies. Freddie Gray didn't have to die."... more »
  • Curfew in effect after deputy was found dead

    June 23, 2014 9:32 PM

    ABBEVILLE - People in this small community were ordered not to leave their homes overnight Monday as authorities searched for two people who may have shot and killed an off-duty sheriff's deputy hours earlier. The deputy was found dead after calling in a report about two suspicious people south... more »
  • Curfews ordered due to weather Play Video

    January 28, 2014 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A number of curfews have been instituted in parishes around the area as cold weather moves into southern Louisiana. Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard said a curfew would start there at 11 p.m. and end at 7 a.m. Wednesday. Exceptions would be made for any and... more »
  • Livingston issues curfew

    January 24, 2014 9:45 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Livingston Parish officials, including Sheriff Jason Ard and Parish President Layton Ricks, have issued a parish-wide curfew until 7 a.m., Jan. 25. Leaders in the parish said the slick, dangerous roads and harsh weather conditions prompted them to issue the curfew. Only essential personnel will be allowed... more »
  • People looking for ways to bring back Clinton curfew

    August 19, 2013 10:31 AM

    CLINTON - Support for an overnight curfew in Clinton continues even after the town's original, wide-ranging curfew ran into legal trouble. The town canceled the curfew after a lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of Clinton resident Tommy Mead. The measure banned pedestrians and drivers from the town's... more »
  • Town succumbs to ACLU, cancels curfew

    August 1, 2013 10:41 PM

    CLINTON- The city rescinded its 11 p.m. curfew Thursday, the deadline a judge gave the city to respond to a lawsuit arguing the law is unconstitutional. The two-month-old curfew bans people from milling about on city streets from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. The American Civil Liberties Union... more »
  • Town ordered to get new lawyer for curfew suit

    July 29, 2013 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A temporary restraining order hearing involving the town of Clinton's curfew has been set for Monday, Aug. 5. The hearing was scheduled during a telephone conference with Chief Judge Brian Jackson along with the plaintiff and defendant's attorneys. During the call, the judge also ordered the town... more »
  • ACLU files lawsuit to stop Clinton curfew Play Video

    July 24, 2013 11:45 AM

    CLINTON - The ACLU of Louisiana filed suit on behalf of a Clinton resident today asking a judge to strike down the town's wide-reaching curfew. The ordinance requires everyone in town, including drivers, to be off the streets after 11 p.m. or face a $500 fine and possibly 30... more »
  • Town curfew extended further, ACLU calls it unconstitutional Play Video

    July 10, 2013 9:55 PM

    CLINTON - Town leaders extended a measure to reduce crime even though some groups call it imprisonment of residents. "We looked at the numbers, and it's like 60 percent less crime," Clinton Police Chief Fredrick Dunn said. Dunn, the town's mayor and council agreed to put a curfew... more »
  • Entire town under curfew for summer nights

    June 11, 2013 9:59 PM

    CLINTON - A small town in East Feliciana Parish is taking a drastic measure to stop crime. The Clinton mayor, the entire city council and the police chief have decided to implement a curfew for anyone in the town. The curfew started May 30th and will last until... more »
  • Ville Platte, ACLU agree on dropping curfew suit

    January 18, 2013 2:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The city of Ville Platte and the American Civil Liberties Union have signed an agreement ending the ACLU's lawsuit against a pedestrians-only curfew. The city has agreed that any future curfew will be the least restrictive needed to meet a "compelling need." It did not admit... more »
  • Ville Platte, ACLU agree on dropping curfew suit

    January 17, 2013 5:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The city of Ville Platte and the American Civil Liberties Union have signed an agreement ending the ACLU's lawsuit against a pedestrians-only curfew. The city has agreed that any future curfew will be the least restrictive needed to meet a "compelling need." It did not admit liability... more »

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