After gaining a two-thirds majority in the Senate on Oct. 12, Republicans now must flip two seats and retain another five in the House to gain historic control over state government during the November runoff.
The man shot and killed by an East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy on Monday, Oct. 14 was accused of stealing from the same gas station in Ethel where he was shot in 2010. That’s also when he was banned from the property, according to the store owner, Danny Williams.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has filed a motion to stop 15-year-old Aela Mansmann's suspension. The ACLU's filing states that she has taken a "public stance as an ally for victims and survivors of sexual violence."
A jury has decided ex-LSU student, Matthew Naquin, is guilty of negligent homicide in the 2017 hazing death of fraternity pledge, Max Gruver. The six-person jury reached a verdict Wednesday, July 17, 2019.