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  • Two people killed by Chicago police officer identified

    December 26, 2015 12:28 PM

    CHICAGO - The Cook County medical examiner has identified two people killed in a Chicago police shooting as a 19-year-old black man and 55-year-old black woman. Spokeswoman Becky Schlikerman says Quientonio Legreir and Betty R. Jones were killed early Saturday on the city's West Side. Jones was pronounced dead at... more »
  • Grandmother, grandchild found unharmed after Amber alert issued

    September 19, 2015 2:14 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - The Louisiana State Police issued an AMBER Alert Saturday afternoon, reporting they are looking for the estranged husband of a grandmother who may have kidnapped the woman and her two-year-old grandchild, Denim Bureau. Bureau was believed to be in imminent danger. Grandmother and child were found... more »
  • Accused shooter of 3 Muslim students had earlier run-ins

    February 12, 2015 3:46 AM

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The North Carolina man accused of killing three Muslim students in a dispute over parking spaces had earlier run-ins with his neighbors, sometimes while wearing a handgun on his hip. Police are still trying to determine whether religious hatred played any role in Tuesday's shootings, which... more »
  • Three killed in dispute over parking near UNC

    February 11, 2015 9:30 AM

    DURHAM, N.C. - The suspect in the shooting deaths of three relatives near the University of North Carolina campus has made a first court appearance on murder charges. Forty-six-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks appeared briefly in an orange jumpsuit and shackles Wednesday morning. District Judge Marcia Morey said he had filled... more »
  • Atty. released statement on behalf of Benson grandchildren over control of Saints, Pelicans

    January 25, 2015 8:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An attorney has released a statement on behalf of Rita Benson LeBlanc and her family against her grandfather, Saints owner Tom Benson. Tom Benson and his grandchildren are in a fight over the ownership of the Saints and Pelicans after his death. The succession plan... more »
  • Carnival chaos! Beads stuck on docks, delayed

    January 23, 2015 10:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A labor dispute has disrupted shipments of Mardi Gras beads for krewes in South Louisiana. There is a contract dispute unfolding on the docks of Los Angeles between workers and shipping companies. It has caused delays and put beads on back order. Stores are having... more »
  • Nurse: No option but to fight Ebola quarantine

    November 2, 2014 10:48 AM

    FORT KENT, Maine - A nurse who successfully fought Maine's quarantine for health care workers who have treated Ebola patients says she had no option but to challenge how medical professionals were being treated. Kaci Hickox says she was fighting for the rights of other U.S. medical workers who are... more »
  • Court battle over huge emerald nears resolution

    October 15, 2014 5:33 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The convoluted court battle over ownership of an 840-pound emerald appears to be nearing resolution. A judge eliminated from consideration Mark Downie, one of the men claiming ownership of the emerald that has been appraised at $372 million. It is considered one of the largest in the... more »
  • Credit agency calls canceled amid surplus dispute

    October 13, 2014 3:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Treasurer John Kennedy says updates with the state's credit rating agencies were delayed because of questions about whether Louisiana ended its last budget year with a surplus or a deficit. Gov. Bobby Jindal's top budget adviser, Kristy Nichols, says the state closed its books with a $179... more »
  • Anti-Common Core hearing today Play Video

    August 15, 2014 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The court battle over the future of Louisiana's education continues today. Later today, state District Judge Tim Kelley will hold a hearing for an anti-Common Core challenge filed by 17 state lawmakers. They claim the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) broke a state law... more »
  • John Kerry hopes to solve Afghanistan voting dispute

    July 11, 2014 2:55 AM

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Secretary of State John Kerry is seeking to broker a deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates as a bitter dispute over last month's runoff election risked spiraling out of control. Kerry, who arrived predawn in Kabul on a hastily arranged visit, is meeting Friday with former Finance... more »
  • Olympic-sized yogurt dispute

    February 6, 2014 7:53 PM

    Albany, New York- Members of team USA who want Chobani Yogurt for breakfast at the Olympics have to wait for the wheels of bureaucracy to move. The 5,000 cups of yogurt is tied up in a web of international trade negotiations and sits in a refrigerated warehouse in upstate... more »
  • Derby Pie maker, restaurant end trademark dispute

    October 2, 2013 9:57 AM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.- A chocolate-nut pie by any other name may be just as sweet, but it won't be a Derby Pie. Kern's Kitchen, the Louisville-based company that makes the famous dessert, and Claudia Sanders Dinner House settled a dispute over the name Derby Pie. Under the agreement approved by U.S.... more »
  • Gonzales man arrested for dispute involving gun

    September 4, 2013 3:07 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A man accused in a disturbance involving a gun in Ascension Parish is now behind bars. On August 29, deputies went to 15009 Beau Jon Ave. in Prarieville, where they found two men fighting on the floor of a bedroom. Carlos Jackson then began fighting with... more »
  • BP mounts ad campaign in spill settlement dispute

    June 25, 2013 4:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - BP is placing a full-page advertisement in three of the nation's largest newspapers as the company mounts an aggressive campaign to challenge what could be billions of dollars in settlement payouts to businesses following its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The ad scheduled to... more »
  • Standoff ends with police raiding home, one arrest

    April 12, 2013 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A domestic dispute in Baton Rouge ended today with police raiding a house and taking one person into custody. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested one man for assault after the BRPD Special Response Team pulled him out of the home. McKneely said a woman... more »
  • Judge backs New Iberias housing agency in dispute

    January 31, 2013 7:19 AM

    NEW IBERIA - The city of New Iberia may have to begin collecting garbage at Housing Authority properties following a ruling by a state district judge. The New Iberia Housing Authority contends the city is responsible for collecting its tenants' solid waste just as they provide the service for the... more »

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