Criminal Justice

Louisiana’s Gen. Russel Honoré to investigate security failures at U.S. Capitol

Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré (U.S. Army - Ret.) was appointed to a commission that will investigate security failures during the Jan. 6 pro-Trump riot...

Attorney General Jeff Landry declines to join other AGs in singling...

Attorney General Jeff Landry declined to sign a letter 50 other state attorneys general sent to the U.S. Department of Justice Tuesday condemning the...

Sedition and conspiracy charges among the 170 cases opened in federal...

WASHINGTON—Almost a week after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, top officials at the FBI and Department of Justice held their first press...

Head of Republican attorneys general group resigns amid Capitol robocall controversy

The executive director of the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) resigned Monday after news outlets exposed that the association played a part in organizing...

La. Capitol security chief says D.C. counterparts should’ve had ‘much better...

As sergeant-at-arms for the Louisiana House of Representatives, Clarence Russ is the chief of security at the Louisiana Capitol whose duty it is to...

AG Jeff Landry pulls Louisiana into another conservative-backed lawsuit — NRA...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has inserted the state into another lawsuit championed by conservatives — this one involving the State of New York...

Internet sex crimes against children have increased — just not as...

Reports of internet crimes against children in Louisiana are up significantly since last year, according to records from the Louisiana Attorney General’s office, but...

New law requires summons instead of arrest for low-level crimes in...

New Orleans Police officers can no longer arrest people who commit low-level offenses and must instead issue them a court summons, according to a...

Attorney General Jeff Landry inserts Louisiana into voter-fraud conspiracy lawsuit

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has joined with nine other Republican state attorneys general in a voter-fraud conspiracy lawsuit — that cites no actual...

Feds investigating Louisiana’s practice of keeping people in prison after their...

The U.S. Justice Department has launched an investigation into the Louisiana prison system’s longstanding practice of keeping prisoners confined to jail for varying lengths...

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