Criminal Justice

Louisiana’s AG has publicly criticized a whistleblower. Will it cost the...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is publicly criticizing the professionalism and character of a former employee who raised concerns about sexual harassment within Landry’s...

Former New Orleans District Attorney to lead criminal division for Attorney...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has tapped former Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro to co-lead the criminal division in the Department of Justice...

Chauvin verdict: Guilty on 3 charges in George Floyd’s death

The jury has spoken, and found Derek Chauvin guilty in the death of George Floyd. The former Minneapolis police officer knelt on Floyd’s neck for...

Louisiana Attorney General to discuss lawsuit over alleged sexual harassment in...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has scheduled a press conference Tuesday to discuss “human resource issues” and a lawsuit he filed against newspaper reporter...

La. residents believe police treat Black people worse, LSU survey finds

Most Louisiana residents believe police treat Black people worse and less fairly than they treat White people, and an overwhelming majority approve of the...

COVID-19 vaccination rate in Louisiana prisons lags that of the general...

Louisiana’s COVID-19 vaccination rate of state prisoners is trailing that of the state's general population, even though state officials have said most people who...

George Floyd’s girlfriend takes the stand; Chauvin’s supervisor says restraint should...

The fourth day of testimony in Derek Chauvin’s trial revolved around George Floyd’s drug use and two paramedics’ conclusion that Floyd was dead by...

STD legislation that criminalizes exposure runs afoul of latest research, critics...

A state legislator has introduced a bill that would make it a crime for someone to intentionally expose another with a sexually transmitted disease...

Cup Foods clerk regrets 911 call on George Floyd; Chauvin body...

During the third day of testimony in Derek Chauvin’s trial for murder and manslaughter, the jury saw more videos from virtually every angle of...

Louisiana prison system may seek federal COVID-19 funding for air conditioning

The officials who run Louisiana’s Department of Corrections are looking at whether any federal funding included in a recent COVID-19 relief package passed by...

Latest Podcasts

Briefs

Adjust Font Size