Criminal Justice

Governor not prepared to fire anyone over LSU sexual misconduct scandal...

Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday said he would not call for the terminations of any LSU administrators yet in the wake of a...

Louisiana prisons hastily pull plug on resuming family visits during COVID-19

Louisiana prisons have been preparing for about a month to resume family visits during the week of Thanksgiving after suspending them over eight months...

LSU hires law firm to review sexual misconduct policies after negative...

LSU officials announced they have hired a law firm to conduct an independent review of its sexual misconduct policies in the wake of a...

Louisiana rewards prisoners with $5 for getting flu shot

The Louisiana Department of Corrections is giving a $5 prison-canteen credit to inmates who get the flu shot in its state facilities this year...

Who should investigate La. State Police if the agency is ever...

Should the Louisiana State Police continue to be allowed to investigate itself? Should police officers be allowed to turn off their body cameras at...

Arsonist’s absurd argument that he picked churches made up of wood,...

If a person were to incinerate three Louisiana synagogues, three Louisiana mosques or three Louisiana Kingdom Halls, it would be a safe assumption that...

Arsonist of three Black Louisiana churches sentenced to 25 years in federal...

The White St. Landry Parish man who  torched three Black churches in March and April 2019 to curry favor with “black metal” music fans...

In Alton Sterling protest case, Supreme Court vacates Fifth Circuit ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday vacated a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision that said a Baton Rouge police officer can sue a...

Louisiana Governor picks new state police chief as agency grapples with...

Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed a new Louisiana State Police superintendent Friday just a few hours before another round of allegations of racism within...

Louisiana State Police chief retires amid scandals

The head of Louisiana State Police, Superintendent Col. Kevin Reeves, will retire at the end of this week. The 30-year veteran will leave an...

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