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  • Louisiana officials revisiting REAL ID law

    September 5, 2013 12:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State officials are grappling with the implications of Louisiana's continued refusal to make its driver's license compliant with a federal national identification law. Louisiana lawmakers enacted a prohibition against the federal REAL ID law in 2008, calling the security requirements too intrusive. Questions have been raised about... more »
  • Louisiana flyers could need passport to travel Play Video

    December 18, 2012 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Office of Motor Vehicles will know in the next few days if Louisiana air travelers will need a passport to travel by Jan. 15, 2013. Commissioner Stephen Campbell warned people to wait before changing their plans, in case the state is offered an extension to... more »
  • Judges OK SC voter law, say it must wait to 2013

    October 10, 2012 4:28 PM

    WASHINGTON - A panel of three federal judges in Washington has upheld South Carolina's voter identification law, but says the state cannot put it in practice until 2013. The judges say in their unanimous ruling that time is too short to put the law in effect ahead of the Nov.... more »
  • Judge: Police to enforce Ariz. immigration law now

    September 18, 2012 3:29 PM

    PHOENIX - A judge has ruled that police in Arizona can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state's immigration law. The ruling on Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton marks the first time police can carry out the 2010 law's requirement that officers, while enforcing other... more »
  • Legislation could require photo ID for card users Play Video

    April 3, 2012 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - You could be required to show a photo ID every time you use your debit or credit card if new legislation passes at the State Capitol. Rep. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, sponsored the bill to protect people in Louisiana from fraud. Right now, merchants are only... more »
  • New bill could require ID for purchases

    April 3, 2012 9:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE-- A bill could require merchants to request a form of photo identification before a purchase when making a buy with a debit or credit card. The bill, sponsored by Representative Regina Barrow (D) is in the House Committee on Commerce Tuesday morning. News 2's Stephanie Ryan will... more »
  • AG defends opposition to some state voter ID laws

    February 28, 2012 11:26 AM

    WASHINGTON- Attorney General Eric Holder is defending the Justice Department's opposition to some state laws requiring voters to present photo IDs when they go to the polls. At a House appropriations subcommittee hearing, Holder says the federal government must think long and hard about the negative impact that photo identification... more »
  • Human remains sent to FACES lab still unidentified

    September 21, 2011 4:14 PM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. - A report from the LSU forensic laboratory on the skeletal remains found this summer in a wooded area near a busy Bossier City intersection has come back to police without an identification or cause of death. The remains were found June 30 and transported to... more »
  • ACLU asking for NOPD records

    October 6, 2010 12:04 PM

    The ACLU of Louisiana says complaints from residents spurred a request for New Orleans Police Department records on a practice of stopping and getting identification from people not accused of doing anything wrong. A news release Wednesday says the ACLU has been told that police stop people, ask for identification,... more »

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