|Posted on 7/25/2016 7:37:00 AM.|
The Democratic National Convention begins today in Philadelphia with 59 Louisiana delegates in attendance. Michael McHale is one of the delegates says and the Lake Charles resident expects this convention to be much different than last week’s Republican convention.
|Democratic National Convention, Michael McHale, Election 2016|
|Posted on 7/25/2016 7:27:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The funeral for fallen Baton Rouge Police Corporal Montrell Jackson will be held Monday. Jackson was a 10 year veteran of the BRPD and the father of a new baby boy. Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie says when he was academy director, he served as Jackson’s instructor.
|montrell jackson, brad garafola, matthew gerald, carl dabadie|
|Posted on 7/25/2016 3:19:00 AM.|
The LHSAA Executive Committee has a special meeting this afternoon where the only item on the agenda is to discuss the comments made by executive director Eddie Bonine that referred to the LHSAA as a “proverbial dumpster fire.” Executive committee member and Doyle High School Principal Tommy Hodges says they'll discuss the controversial statement by Bonine in a report submitted to the NFHS.
|LHSAA, Eddie Bonine, Tommy Hodges|
|Posted on 7/23/2016 5:31:00 AM.|
A record 24 candidates will appear on the November ballot for the US Senate seat being vacated by David Vitter. UL-Lafayette political science professor Pearson Cross says State Treasurer John Kennedy is leading in the early polls. But Cross says Kennedy is going up against some big names.
|Pearson Cross, Election 2016, US Senate race|
|Posted on 7/22/2016 3:18:00 PM.|
Former state legislator and ex-Klansman David Duke has entered the race for the open Senate seat in Louisiana. He says he will run on the same campaign principles he has for decades and standing up for the rights of European Americans.
|David Duke, Roger Villere, Election 2016|
|Posted on 7/22/2016 12:45:00 PM.|
A tearful goodbye was given today to the first of three law enforcement officers killed on Sunday’s police ambush. Thousands attended the funeral service of Baton Rouge Police Officer Matthew Gerald. Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden spoke and said it’s time for the community to come together. He says we need to put aside our differences and start to understand respect.
|Officer Matthew Gerald, BR shooting, Montrell Jackson, Brad Garafola, Carl Dababie, Kip Holden, JD Leach|
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