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After Teen’s Suicide, Family Says Police Mishandled Her Rape Investigation
The man she accused was sentenced to only a year of probation. Police said what happened "was consensual."
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Investigator: 'No Mystery' About Unsolved Slaying Of Louisiana Fire Chief's Wife
"We know what happened to Nanette Krentel," said an investigator. The only mystery is the coroner's ruling.
U.S. Postal Service Employee Accused Of Selling $630,000 In Stolen Stamps
Ryan Cortez of Louisiana admitted to squandering the money on a gambling addiction, authorities said.
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The 6 Most Progressive Ballot Initiatives Of 2018
Voters could establish universal health care for the elderly, improve police accountability and pass the country’s first carbon tax.
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Bayou Bridge Environmental Activists: 'Anti-Protest Law Is Anti-American'
Authorities in Louisiana have arrested roughly a dozen people under a new law that gives added protection to pipeline companies.
Bayou Bridge Pipeline Threatens The Riches Of Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin
Critics say officials are ignoring the potential threat to wildlife and the environment.
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Louisiana Mayor Rescinds City Ban On Recreation Facilities Buying Nike Products
The Kenner mayor had issued the order days after Nike hired former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick for an advertising campaign.
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Police Lineups Can Lead To Wrongful Convictions. Here's How Some Agencies Are Trying To Fix That.
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New procedures aim to avoid misidentifications.
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Anti-Abortion Movie About Roe v. Wade Is Pushed By Nick Loeb
The entrepreneur, who's suing ex-fiancée Sofia Vergara over frozen embryos, hopes his film will sway abortion rights advocates.
Turtle Gives Finger To Louisiana Police
Investigators are trying to determine how a severed human digit wound up inside a turtle's stomach.
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Louisiana Lawmakers Approve Restoring Voting Rights To People On Probation And Parole
The measure’s passage is a significant victory for voting rights advocates.
Thousands Of Elderly Louisiana Residents Could Soon Be Evicted From Nursing Homes
The state’s Department of Health is sending out notices to 37,000 Medicaid recipients, warning them of a possible loss of benefits because of budget cuts.
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Links Suspected Between Severed Heads Found In Louisiana And Texas
"This could be a serial killer's dumping grounds," a criminologist said.
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Gulf Residents Deserve The Full Truth About Oil Cleanup Chemicals
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Eight years later, scientists are confirming the lasting impact of the BP oil spill -- and what may have made it worse.
Louisiana Woman Creates Frog Bikini (And It's Ribbiting)
Fabiana LeFleur warned the suit has little support in the bosom, so wardrobe malfunctions are "inevitable."
Man Uses Live Alligator For His Baby’s Gender Reveal Party
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Cops Cleared In Alton Sterling's Case
The Louisiana attorney general isn't charging the police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling.
Officers Punished In Alton Sterling Case
The Baton Rouge Police Chief announced that one officer involved in the shooting death of Alton Sterling has been fired and the other has been suspended.
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Louisiana Attorney General Won't Charge Cops In Alton Sterling Killing
Baton Rouge is bracing for more protests.
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In Louisiana, A Plan To Relocate The Country's First 'Climate Refugees' Hits A Roadblock
Debra Utacia Krol
The state just announced the new location it has selected for relocating a community threatened by climate change. It wasn't the community's plan.
The Official Top 10 U.S. Travel Destinations
TripAdvisor has published its annual list of the top ten travel destinations in the country. For the eighth year in a row, New York City earned the number one spot.
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Man Charged With Hate Crime For Allegedly Plowing Truck Into Convenience Store
The suspect allegedly targeted the Sikh-owned store because he thought the owners were Muslim.
A Small Town Louisiana Lawsuit Could Pose A Major Threat To Opioid Manufacturers
Using laws written by Napoleon, lawyers in the state are taking on drug makers and distributors, and the suit could potentially overshadow a far bigger federal case.
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The Neo-Nazi Has No Clothes: In Search Of Matt Heimbach's Bogus 'White Ethnostate'
By Caitlin Dickson, Yahoo News
Matthew Heimbach, head of the Traditionalist Worker Party, has been called "the next David Duke."
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Alton Sterling's Family Seeks Release Of Controversial Video, Evidence
Court documents say one of the unreleased videos shows an officer involved in Sterling's fatal shooting shouting, "I'll kill you, b***h."
Teacher Speaks Out After Arrest For Criticizing Boss' Raise
“It’s sad that a woman has to be forcibly, violently removed ... for people to start caring.”
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