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June 10 07:21 AM
Since Jan. 1, it has been open season on the west side of the Red River. As of June 4, there were 16 homicides, and, according to Shreveport Police Department data, there have been no less than 20 homicides a year, every year, since Jan. 1, 2011. The killing hit a five -year high in 2013, when 29 lives were snuffed out due to homicide.
June 10 07:21 AM
Mr. Lawler, thank you for giving me the opportunity to tell my side of the story. It is straightforward - a far cry from the gross negligence, utter mischaracterization and clearly fabricated narrative intended to protect the aggressive, unprofessional conduct of a few members of the SPD.
June 10 07:21 AM
On Saturday, June 4, it was reported that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Border Force intercepted and searched two sea cargo containers in Sydney that allegedly contained 11 diesel generators with 130 kg (286.6 pounds) of meth hidden inside..
June 03 07:04 AM
It’s the kickoff for hurricane season, and forecasters are predicting 14 named storms with anywhere from four to eight storms growing into major hurricanes. Here on the Gulf Coast, we certainly perk up when this time of year rolls around. For years, a good story in south Louisiana went like this:.
June 03 07:04 AM
On Thursday, May 26, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas told a Senate Homeland Security Committee panel that "transnational gangs" — indicating the Mexican drug cartels — may also be “unwittingly” smuggling terrorists into the United States.
June 03 07:04 AM
In 2010, Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Dodd-Frank created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and authorized it, among other things, to regulate "payday lending." Six years later, the CFPB has finally issued new rules proposals pursuant to that power.
May 27 07:07 AM
"We approved funding for projects across Louisiana," said Treasurer Kennedy. "These are vital projects, including improvements to the waterworks system in Marksville, ensuring that kids in Erath have a good high school and middle school and improving the drinking water in New Llano.
May 27 07:07 AM
“Louisiana women earn an average of 65 cents on the dollar compared to what their male counterparts make. Even worse, on average, African-American women earn an average of 49 cents on the dollar for doing the same job. A statewide poll conducted in March 2016 indicated that 90 percent of Louisianans support passing equal pay legislation.

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