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  • Nearly $1 million to help fund July overtime costs for BR law enforcement

    December 14, 2016 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The city is set to receive a sizable reimbursement for overtime costs associated with the need for extra law enforcement related to protests of the shooting death of Alton Sterling and the manpower needs following a deadly ambush of officers on Airline Highway this summer. At... more »
  • Davis, Pelicans edge Hornets in OT for 2nd straight win

    November 19, 2016 10:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 38 points and 16 rebounds, Jrue Holiday added 22 points and nine assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Charlotte Hornets 121-116 in overtime Saturday night for their second straight win. New Orleans (4-10), which hadn't won back-to-back games all season, overcame a... more »
  • $1M to help cover Baton Rouge police costs after shootings

    October 28, 2016 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge law enforcement agencies are receiving a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to help cover summer overtime costs from recent shootings and protests. Overtime for the agencies spiked after the shooting death of a black man, Alton Sterling, by white police officers... more »
  • New Orleans Police Department faces $2M deficit

    July 28, 2016 6:13 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Police Department says it's facing a $2 million deficit. WWL-TV reports New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison outlined the department's financial challenges and $2 million deficit at Wednesday's City Council meeting. Overtime spending is contributing to the deficit, and the department is on track... more »
  • Overtime in the millions following violent protests in Baton Rouge Play Video

    July 26, 2016 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- In the wake of those violent protests in Baton Rouge, overtime figures are beginning to come in for law enforcement that worked tirelessly. Following the shooting death of Alton Sterling, officers from around the state were called in to Baton Rouge to help. Law enforcement did what... more »
  • Panthers outlast Colts in OT to stay unbeaten

    November 3, 2015 9:42 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.- The Carolina Panthers remain the NFC's only unbeaten team, but they needed overtime to stay that way. Graham Gano drilled a 52-yard field goal at 9:38 of overtime to give the 7-0 Panthers a 29-26 win over Indianapolis. Both teams traded field goals on their first two possessions... more »
  • New plans to address violent crime in New Orleans

    July 21, 2015 3:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The police chief in New Orleans says he's increasing overtime available to officers as the city grapples with violent crime. Chief Michael Harrison also noted Tuesday that 27 new recruits soon will complete field training. And he said joint efforts with federal and state agencies to fight... more »
  • New proposal may raise overtime requirements

    June 29, 2015 9:56 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has some new things to say about overtime pay. The Labor Department is proposing a plan that would make some 5 million more people eligible for overtime pay. The president says the current requirements are based on outdated numbers, and many people are working... more »
  • Labor secretary says new overtime rules coming soon

    March 18, 2015 4:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - Labor Secretary Tom Perez says his agency is still working on President Barack Obama's directive a year ago to come up with new overtime rules so more workers would be eligible for higher pay for working beyond their scheduled hours. Perez told a House panel that his department... more »
  • Denham Springs to limit overtime for employees

    December 10, 2014 10:00 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs City Council has closed a loophole in the city's employee pay code expected to save tens of thousands of dollars per year. Under the previous code, employees were able to include vacation time in the calculation to determine when they could begin receiving overtime... more »
  • 49ers beat Saints in OT thriller 27-24

    November 9, 2014 4:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Colin Kaepernick completed a 51-yard pass on fourth down to sustain a game-tying drive, Ahmad Brooks sacked and stripped Drew Brees in overtime, and Phil Dawson kicked a 35-yard field goal to cap San Francisco's stirring 27-24 victory over New Orleans on Sunday. The victory snapped a... more »

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