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A man has been shot at a Shreveport hospital. Police are looking for a suspect

Police say they're trying to find someone who shot a man in the leg early Wednesday at a hospital in the Louisiana city of Shreveport -- a search that temporarily closed the facility to new arrivals.
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A man has been shot at a Shreveport hospital, and police say they're looking for a suspect

Police say they're trying to find someone who shot a man in the leg early Wednesday at a hospital in the Louisiana city of Shreveport -- a search that temporarily closed the facility to new arrivals.
Tags: Cnn, Louisiana, Shreveport


Lightning strike explodes tree as shrapnel flies toward Louisiana woman, video shows

“God was definitely with us! One step closer and I would have been seriously injured!”
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Racist And QAnon-Related Statements From Candidate Put Spotlight On GA Runoff

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Marjorie Taylor Greene is running for Congress – and is unrepentant about her racist rhetoric and support for the QAnon conspiracy theory. With the runoff for the Republican nomination in the conservative district approaching, some voters seem unaware of Greene’s controversial views, or shrug it off. Greene received the most votes in the June 9 Republican primary for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District but failed to win outright. She now faces fellow Republican John Cowan, a...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Atlanta, Georgia, Ap, Louisiana, Adolf Hitler, Young, Black, Trump, George Soros, Cowan, Greene, Dalton Georgia, John Cowan


Tree explodes after lightning strikes near homes in Louisiana

A woman had to duck and cover outside her Morgan City, Louisiana home when a lightning strike hit a tree near her house.         [Author: Storyful]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Storyful, MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA


Man who was given life sentence for $30 marijuana sale to be freed

A man in Louisiana serving a life sentence for selling less than a gram of marijuana is due to be released from prison, his lawyer has said.Derek Harris, who is a military veteran, was arrested in 2008 for selling 0.69 grams of marijuana — an amount worth less than $30 (£23) — to an undercover officer who came to his door.
Tags: News, Louisiana, Derek Harris


How Leander Perez’s Vicious Racism Backfired and Saved Jury Trials

All Gary Duncan wanted to do was prevent a fight between some Black and white kids. But when the 19-year old African-American lightly touched the arm of a 14-year-old white boy named Herman Landry in what he felt was a paternal, conciliatory gesture, Landry’s response was, “My people can put you in jail for that.”This was in October 1966, in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, at the height of the civil rights era. Plaquemines was, thanks to the oil and fishing industries, one of the wealthiest rural...
Tags: Hbo, New York, News, Oregon, Court, New Orleans, Louisiana, Martin Luther King, Miranda, BLM, Jim Crow, White, Duncan, Perez, Landry, U S Supreme Court


Why a Black man from Louisiana is serving a life sentence for stealing hedge clippers

Louisiana's highest court won't review a life sentence for Fair Wayne Bryant, who was convicted of attempting to steal a pair of hedge clippers in 1997.
Tags: News, Louisiana, Wayne Bryant


Louisiana Supreme Court upholds man's life sentence for stealing hedge clippers

A Black Louisiana man will spend the rest of his life in prison for stealing hedge clippers, after the Louisiana Supreme Court denied his request to have his sentence overturned last week.
Tags: News, Stories, Louisiana, Louisiana Supreme Court


Black man's life sentence upheld for stealing hedge clippers 20 years ago

A Black Louisiana man will spend the rest of his life in prison for stealing hedge clippers, after the Louisiana Supreme Court denied his request to have his sentence overturned last week.
Tags: News, Stories, Louisiana, Louisiana Supreme Court


Pro-Trump Group’s Lies Were Too Big for Facebook

Facebook has tried hard not to fact-check the political content on its platform but a multimillion dollar pro-Trump political action committee’s troubles with the truth were so egregious, the social media company temporarily suspended their account on Thursday.  The company took action against the account for the Committee to Defend the President, a political action committee which began in 2013 as an anti-Hillary Clinton group but which has since changed its focus to pro-Trump activism. “As a r...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Reagan, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, United States, Fox News, Louisiana, Biden, Cnbc, Committee, Trump, Sen Bob Menendez


Black man's life sentence in stolen hedge clippers case is 'cruel and unusual,' Louisiana judge says

Repeat offender laws sent Fair Wayne Bryant to prison for life after trying to steal hedge clippers. Louisiana’s Supreme Court won't review the case.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Louisiana, Fair Wayne Bryant


Louisiana Supreme Court upholds Black man's life sentence for stealing 20 years ago

A Black Louisiana man will spend the rest of his life in prison for stealing hedge clippers, after the Louisiana Supreme Court denied his request to have his sentence overturned last week.
Tags: News, Stories, Louisiana, Black, Louisiana Supreme Court


Louisiana Supreme Court upholds Black man's life sentence for stealing hedge clippers more than 20 years ago

A Black Louisiana man will spend the rest of his life in prison for stealing hedge clippers, after the Louisiana Supreme Court denied his request to have his sentence overturned last week.
Tags: Cnn, Louisiana, Black, Louisiana Supreme Court


Pence slams Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as 'a disappointment to conservatives'

The vice president blasted the judge over his recent rulings, including a vote to strike down a Louisiana law that upset anti-abortion advocates.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Louisiana, John Roberts


Fauci Says Second Shutdown Not Necessary to Beat Coronavirus

Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor for the Trump administration’s coronavirus task force, said Wednesday that the country can overcome the coronavirus without shutting down the economy a second time."There seems to be a misperception that either you shut down completely and damage a lot of things, mental health, the economy, all kinds of things, or let it rip and do whatever you want," Fauci told Politico. "There's a stepwise fashion that you can open up the economy successfully."Howev...
Tags: News, California, Politico, Louisiana, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Fauci


Home Equity Levels Improve Across Nation In Second Quarter Of 2020 Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

Equity-Rich Properties Continue to Outnumber Those Seriously Underwater by Four-to-One Margin; Portion of U.S. Homes Considered Equity-Rich Ticks Up to 27.5 Percent; Seriously Underwater Properties Down to 6 Percent Irvine, CA – Aug. 6, 2020 (PRNewswire) ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database and first property data provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), today released its second-quarter 2020 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that 15.2 million ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Mississippi, Colorado, California, Washington, Oregon, Alabama, Los Angeles, San Francisco, West Virginia, Georgia, Indiana, Indianapolis, Radio, West


Mike Pence attacks Chief Justice John Roberts as "disappointement to conservatives"

Vice President Mike Pence is taking aim at Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, calling him a "disappointment to conservatives" after failing to vote as expected in recent high-profile cases. "We have great respect for the institution of the Supreme Court of the United States but Chief Justice Roberts has been a disappointment to conservatives," Pence told CBN's David Brody in Florida on Wednesday. ... Vice President Pence also mentioned a case in Louisiana in which the Supreme Court struc...
Tags: Post, Florida, News, Supreme Court, United States, Louisiana, George W Bush, Mike Pence, John Roberts, Roberts, Pence, CBN, David Brody, Trump era Republicans


Pence Attacks SCOTUS Chief Justice Roberts: ‘A Disappointment To Conservatives’

Vice President Mike Pence publicly slammed conservative Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday over his unexpected (and pivotal) role in dealing right-wingers several defeats in key court battles. “We have great respect for the institution of the Supreme Court of the United States, but Chief Justice John Roberts has been a disappointment to conservatives, whether it be the Obamacare decision, or whether it be a spate of recent decisions all the way to Calvary Chapel,” Pence sai...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obama, Hillary Clinton, Louisiana, Trump, Robert, Mike Pence, John Roberts, Roberts, Supreme Court of the United States, Cristina Cabrera, United States Pence, Calvary Chapel Pence, Christian Broadcast The


Pence calls Chief Justice John Roberts 'a disappointment to conservatives'

Vice President Mike Pence isn't happy that Chief Justice John Roberts played a role in upholding the Affordable Care Act and rejecting a Nevada church's challenge to coronavirus restrictions, calling him a "disappointment to conservatives."In an interview with the Christian Broadcast Network on Wednesday, Pence said such cases "are a reminder of just how important this election is for the future of the Supreme Court." Roberts also sided with the court's liberal wing in June to strike...
Tags: Florida, News, Supreme Court, United States, Nevada, Louisiana, Beirut, Trump, Mike Pence, John Roberts, Geraldo Rivera, Roberts, Pence, Macron, David Brody, Jared Kushner


Black man's life sentence in stolen hedge clippers case is 'cruel and unusual,' Louisiana judge says

Repeat offender laws sent Fair Wayne Bryant to prison for life after trying to steal hedge clippers. Louisiana's Supreme Court won't review the case.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Louisiana, Usa Today, Louisiana s Supreme Court, Fair Wayne Bryant


United States: Louisiana Enacts Reforms During The COVID-19 Pandemic: Limits On Liability, Damages, And Changes To Evidentiary Rules - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards recently signed into law Act 336 of the 2020 Regular Session, which was filed in the Louisiana State Legislature as House Bill 826.
Tags: News, United States, Louisiana, Stewart, John Bel Edwards, Louisiana State Legislature, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak


Coronavirus updates: New tests measure amount of antibodies in blood; Louisiana ravaged twice by virus; cruise crews test positive

The FDA authorizes the first COVID-19 tests that analyze the amount of antibodies in the blood. Latest COVID-19 news Saturday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Fda, Louisiana, Usa Today


Coronavirus updates: Louisiana ravaged twice by virus; dozens of cruise crew members test positive; Berlin protests shutdown

A powerful resurgence of the virus is hitting Louisiana hard. Thousands in Berlin protest shutdowns. Latest COVID-19 news Saturday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Berlin, Louisiana, Usa Today


Louisiana: The rare case of a state ravaged twice by COVID-19

Sixteen of Louisiana's 64 parishes have per capita infection rates greater than New York City's.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, New York City, Louisiana, Usa Today


How Many People in the U.S. Are Hospitalized With COVID-19? Who Knows?

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In mid-July, the Trump administration instructed hospitals to change the way they reported data on their coronavirus patients, promising the new approach would provide better, more up-to-the-minute information about the virus’s toll and allow resources and supplies to be quickly dispatched across the country...
Tags: New York, News, California, Cdc, Massachusetts, Idaho, Npr, Louisiana, Trump, Mike Pence, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Texas Department of State Health Services, Dillon, MHA


Coronavirus updates: $600 unemployment benefit expires; Louisiana to extend face mask mandate, bar closures; police face deep cuts

Extra $600 in unemployment money expires as Congress remains deadlocked. Actor Bryan Cranston reveals plasma donation after having COVID. Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Congress, Louisiana, Usa Today, Bryan Cranston


Coronavirus updates: $600 unemployment benefit expires; Louisiana to extend face mask mandate, bar closures

Extra $600 in unemployment money expires as Congress remains deadlocked. Actor Bryan Cranston reveals plasma donation after having COVID. Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Congress, Louisiana, Usa Today, Bryan Cranston


A Louisiana woman who planted seeds from a mysterious package says she's not worried. But the USDA is, and it's asking people not to plant these unknown seeds.

"Then we saw the post saying don't plant them. I mean, I'm not scared about it, I'm not worried about it, but I guess people are," Aucoin told WAFB.
Tags: News, Usda, Louisiana, Aucoin


Postpone the 2020 Election? Only With Great Difficulty. Here’s Why.

With Louisiana and Georgia delaying their primary votes, we answer six key questions about holding elections in a crisis. And no, a president cannot cancel an election with executive authority.
Tags: News, Georgia, Louisiana, Democratic Party, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Presidential Election of 2020, States (US, Absentee Voting, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV



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