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Randall will be serving 46 months in a federal prison, and his son will serve 106 months in prison after they both pleaded guilty to conspiring to operate an unlicensed money servicing business. Continue…
05.26 / 22:26
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Lawyers and lawmakers are ramping up efforts to alter or kill the Louisiana law that kept a foreign-born U.S. citizen from getting a…
05.26 / 22:23
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The Air Force says it will investigate an incident in which an employee at the Dover Air Force Base mortuary allegedly offered to show John Glenn's remains to Defense Department inspectors. As part of a new policy, an inspection team completed a weeklong review of the mortuary at Dover in March. During the inspection, according to a Air Force spokesperson, "someone reportedly offered to show the remains of Sen. John Glenn to DoD inspectors." "According to DoD, the inspectors declined the…
05.26 / 22:22
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Everything President Trump has done in office, apart from international affairs and foreign policy, has been a "complete disaster," says former House Speaker John Boehner. Boehner was speaking at an energy conference Wednesday, and praised the president's willingness to dedicate more resources to combat ISIS. "Everything else he's done [in office] has been a complete disaster," Boehner said. "He's still learning how to be president." The comments were made at a Q&A lunch event, and were…
05.26 / 22:22
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In a South Carolina courtroom Friday, Todd Kohlhepp stood before a judge and pleaded guilty to murdering seven people. The plea was part of a deal he worked out with prosecutors, whereby Kohlhepp would avoid the death penalty and receive seven consecutive life sentences for killings committed across a span of approximately 13 years. He was also sentenced to 60 years in prison for an assortment of other crimes, including kidnapping and sexual assault. The real estate agent confessed to the…
05.26 / 22:22
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It's a beach in Florida this time — I know you care because we're all here for the plot, right? — and head lifeguard Mitch Buchannon is now The Rock not The Hoff. "Our team is the elite of the elite," Dwayne Johnson's Mitch tells his Baywatch recruits, "the heart and soul of this very beach." Also the pecs, glutes, and washboard abs of this very beach, of course. A beach that is apparently in peril, though you'd hardly guess from the less-than-rigorous lifeguard-tryouts Mitch is holding. Or…
05.26 / 22:22
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As BREC management begins the process of reimagining the future of the sprawling 660-acre Greenwood Park in north Baton Rouge—which is home to the Baton Rouge Zoo and two golf courses—BREC Commissioner Davis Rhorer says one idea he’d like to see added to the list of possibilities is some sort of residential development in the... The post ‘New type of residential environment for Baton Rouge’ possible at Greenwood Park appeared first on Baton Rouge Business Report…
05.26 / 22:11
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Off to work: The Baton Rouge area gained 300 jobs in April, according to non-seasonally adjusted data from the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The region’s civilian labor force was up 900 jobs over the year, a 4.7% increase. All of the state’s nine metropolitan statistical areas saw an increase of nonfarm jobs in April, but Lake... The post News roundup: Baton Rouge area gained 300 new nonfarm jobs in April … US tally of active rigs increases by seven, Louisiana unchanged … Mitch Landrieu t…
05.26 / 22:11
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Memorial Day weekend has no shortage of events for visitors and locals looking to ring in…
05.26 / 22:09
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The group picked a spot. They all went in. Two fought and all of them were…
05.26 / 22:09
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Dwayne Callahan, 55, of Mandeville, was found guilty Wednesday of sexual battery of a victim under 13 and two counts of molestation of a…
05.26 / 22:09
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Almost every death begins with the same basic circumstances: an unsecured and loaded gun, a guardian’s lapse in a…
05.26 / 22:07
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Shreveport Police are seeking to locate a man who has been linked to a shooting which sent another man to the hospital Sunday…
05.26 / 22:07
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Officials with the Louisiana Startup Prize announced Friday that the competitive small business startup competition will feature New York-based energy entrepreneur Larry Seibert will present this year's keynote…
05.26 / 22:07
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05.26 / 22:04
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Graduating seniors from four area schools were among the students recognized by a Baton Rouge television station during a reception May 13 at the LSU Lod Cook Alumni…
05.26 / 22:04
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A 23-year-old employee at the New Orleans jail has been arrested for trying to smuggle heroin and other drugs into the facility for an…
05.26 / 22:04
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The operator of two Louisiana state-owned hospitals is again in a dispute with Louisiana State University's medical school over unpaid debts. G.E. Ghali, chancellor of LSU Health Sciences Shreveport, told…
05.26 / 22:04
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By The Associated Press More than a dozen states have passed legislation within the past year enhancing penalties for crimes against law enforcement officers. Here's a look at those…
05.26 / 22:04
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A 23-year-old employee at the New Orleans jail has been arrested for trying to smuggle heroin and other drugs into the facility for an…
05.26 / 22:04
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