BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating a former employee of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center on felony theft charges. Police says the former center's director of facilities allegedlymore>>
Baton Rouge police are investigating a former employee of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center on felony theft charges.more>>
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in Marrero. The incident happened around 6:45 a.m. Thursday in the 6600 block of 14th Street. Officers arriving on the scenemore>>
Police have identified the victim in Thursday's deadly shooting in Marrero. Police say Terry Holden, 47, was shot and killed Thursday morning.more>>
Boyz II Men have canceled Sunday's show in New Orleans for "unforeseen circumstances." The group was scheduled to play August 24 at Champions Square along with Keith Sweat and En Vogue. A press releasedmore>>
Boyz II Men have canceled Sunday's show in New Orleans for "unforeseen circumstances."
New Orleans, La. - Some say it's high time to legalize marijuana.
Tuesday, voters in Colorado and Washington state did just that. 17 states and the District of Columbia already allow medical marijuana, but Colorado and Washington voters chose to allow it for recreational use as well.
The new laws don't come without problems and, for now, they don't come anywhere close to approval in Louisiana. Right now, Louisiana is not considering any legislation for medical or recreational use of marijuana.
"I don't want to speak for the whole legislature, but I would think that is a very difficult sell," says state Representative Cameron Henry (R-Metairie). "I've never heard a single member discuss such an issue. I think it is a stretch for Louisiana to do something like that at this time."
Over the next year, many will be watching to see how the federal government responds and how the change impacts Colorado and the Evergreen State.
"If you're in a state that has legalized marijuana, but the federal government still says it's illegal... They don't care what the state says," explains FOX 8 legal analyst Joe Raspanti.
Both states plan to heavily tax marijuana. Colorado wants to use the money for school construction. Washington plans to send the money to an array of health programs.
Investigators say an Algiers man shot and killed a masked robber who held him and his wife at gunpoint. The incident happened just before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 1800 block of West Homestead Drive. Policemore>>
Investigators say an Algiers man shot and killed a masked gunman who attempted to rob him and his wife at their home.more>>
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The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on bymore>>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.more>>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andmore>>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.more>>
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