|Posted on 4/12/2018 11:18:00 AM.|
Winn Parish Sheriff’s deputies were met with gun fire
when they were trying to serve a civil warrant in the small community of the
Chee Chee Dam area yesterday afternoon. 71-year-old Betty Lemoine was killed by
deputies who had just driven up to their home. State Police is also
investigating, Trooper Scott Moreau.
|shooting death, Winn parish, sheriff deputies|
|Posted on 4/12/2018 7:40:00 AM.|
The legislative session is one month into it and
lawmakers are nowhere close to passing any meaningful legislation. Political
observers say the milk-toast session has had very little highlights so far.
Jeremy Alford is the publisher of LaPolitics.com
“The Senate is working on some House bills, the House is
working on some Senate bills… but nothing of significance has been sent to the governor for his
|Louisiana legislature, special session, Jeremy Alford, LaPolitics|
|Posted on 4/11/2018 8:16:00 PM.|
Speculation continues over who will run against Governor John Bel Edwards as we are 18 months out from the primary. Two Republicans have come to the forefront, U.S. Senator John Kennedy and Congressman Ralph Abraham. Both say they are exploring the idea of running. Kennedy was asked about it Wednesday.
|John Kennedy, John Bel Edwards, Louisiana Governor, election|
|Posted on 4/11/2018 4:41:00 PM.|
A Tulane study finds grade school students can benefit from yoga classes to help them manage stress and anxiety. Principal author Alessandra Bazzano says a New Orleans-based third grade class was picked for the study, since it is a crucial time of transition for them when academic expectations increase.
|Tulane university, yoga, kids health, stress, Alessandra Bazzano|
|Posted on 4/11/2018 3:32:00 PM.|
|The House Criminal Justice Committee voted down a bill to end the death penalty in Louisiana. Bossier City Representative
Raymond Crews says there needs to be severe consequences for first-degree
murder and raping children under the age of 13.|
“Forgiveness is vitally important, but nowhere do we get any
indication that there won’t be consequences. We can forgive and we can forget, but without a consequence, I mean that’s
to be expected,” said Crews.
New Iberia Representative Terry Landry (pictured) marched a dozen
religious groups to testify in favor of his bill, which was debated for two
|death penalty, house criminal justice committee, Terry Landry|
|Posted on 4/11/2018 12:25:00 PM.|
The House Criminal Justice Committee approved legislation
to allow fantasy sports players in Louisiana to collect money if
they win contests hosted by businesses like Fan Duel and Draft Kings.
Gretna Representative Joseph Marino says each parish will decide if they want to authorize fantasy sports gambling.
|fantasy football, Fan Duel, Draft Kings, house criminal justice committee|
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