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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...

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...

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 pays $52k to woman who says former New Orleans judge...

An executive assistant in the Orleans Criminal District Court said she was sitting at her desk talking to the state office that handles employee...

Louisiana public defenders expect to need at least $4 million more...

The chronically-underfunded Louisiana public defenders will need at least $3.9 million more in funding than the $43 million Gov. John Bel Edwards has recommended...

Trump-era ‘wealth test’ for immigrants dies in 4th Circuit

A legal dispute over the so-called "wealth test" for immigrants died in the United States 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday after the...

A return to normalcy may also mean a return to jury...

The Louisiana Supreme Court has lifted a COVID-19-related moratorium on jury trials and is granting judges across the state permission to hold in-person trials...

AG Jeff Landry gets dubious ‘Black Hole Award’ for ‘outright contempt’...

The Society of Professional Journalists is giving its annual “Black Hole Award” to Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry for his attempt to block a...

AG Jeff Landry loses public records lawsuit against Advocate reporter

Attorney General Jeff Landry lost his fight Thursday to withhold a public record from Andrea Gallo, a reporter at the Advocate | Times-Picayune, who...

La. auto insurance rates likely won’t drop this year despite tort...

It’s unclear when or if auto insurance rates in Louisiana will ever decrease as predicted by business lobbyists and state Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon...

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