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Border officials did not follow guidelines on migrant children’s health care,...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has not consistently followed new guidelines for medical care of migrant children and spent some of the agency’s money...

Child advocates warned of a surge in abuse cases, but there’s...

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has seen a nearly 50 percent decline in the number of hotline reports of suspected...

NOPD not a few bad apples but a ‘bad orchard,’ community...

NEW ORLEANS — Leaders from the Community United for Change called on U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan on Wednesday to keep the  New Orleans...

Money wasted on abortion fights could help struggling Louisianians

By Pearl Ricks, Reproductive Justice Action Collective On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court  voted 5-4  to strike down  Louisiana’s admitting privileges law. The majority ruled...

Louisiana officials criticize Supreme Court’s rejection of state’s abortion restriction

WASHINGTON — Louisiana officials decried a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday that struck down a state abortion law and vowed to keep fighting to...

Roberts joins Supreme Court’s four liberal judges in striking down Louisiana...

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for reproductive rights, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a controversial Louisiana law that critics said would have...

Louisiana Lawmakers support police study – as long as it doesn’t...

The Louisiana Legislature overwhelmingly supports the study of policing tactics. Lawmakers appear likely to set up a new task force to examine law enforcement...

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