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  • SU students sue apartments over racist attack Play Video

    January 8, 2015 10:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two students from Southern University filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming the managers of an apartment complex near LSU attacked them and called them racial slurs after the students tried to lease an apartment there. Jasmine Edwards and Demonya Williams named Courtyard Orleans Apartments, apartment manager Kortney... more »
  • Racial slurs fly at city council meeting Play Video

    June 4, 2014 10:26 PM

    AMITE - Tuesday evening's council meeting in Amite included racial slurs and finger pointing by Councilman Jonathan Foster. In an audio clip recorded by our news partner in Tangipahoa Parish, ActionNews17.com , Councilman Foster uses a racial slur to describe his fellow black council members, Emanuel Zanders and Arthur... more »
  • Food Network won't renew Paula Deen's contract

    June 21, 2013 3:56 PM

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Food Network says it will not renew the contract of celebrity chef Paula Deen, days after it was revealed she admitted using racial slurs in the past. The network said in a news release Friday afternoon that it would not renew Deen's contract when it expires... more »
  • Small Va. college reports post-election unrest

    November 8, 2012 12:50 PM

    RICHMOND, Va. - Officials say about 40 students at a small all-men's college in Virginia shouted racial slurs, threw bottles and set off fireworks outside the Minority Student Union within hours after President Barack Obama's re-election. Hampden-Sydney College President Chris Howard said in an email to parents Thursday that the... more »
  • Target of threatening email talks to News 2

    March 4, 2010 5:04 PM

    A man is in jail after he admitted sending a racially charged email to the African American museum in Donaldsonville. That email was addressed to the founder of the museum and sent during Black History Month. George Kostulsky, 44, of Kenner is now charged with cyberstalking Kathe... more »

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    January 31, 2015

    VILLE PLATTE - A Duson man is accused of killing a Ville Platte woman while driving drunk in Evangeline Parish. It happened just six hours... more »
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    Deadly fire kills family of four

    January 31, 2015

    MARKSVILLE - Four people have died following a mobile home fire in Avoyelles Parish. The state Fire Marshal's office says that four people died in... more »