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Illegal Immigrant Arrested for Murder 10 Years Later

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, Louisiana – An illegal immigrant wanted on murder charges was found by local Louisiana police, arrested and subsequently handed over to federal immigration officials.

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Christmas Miracle: Louisiana Cop Now Awake After Deadly Ambush

A Baton Rouge Police Department (BPRD) officer is now fully conscious and responding non-verbally to family and friends after being shot in the head on July 17 by a Black Lives Matter-sympathizer who went on police officer killing spree.

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Watch Live: Donald Trump in Baton Rouge, LA

On Friday at 11 a.m. ET, President-elect Donald Trump will attend the Louisiana GOP’s Get-Out-the-Vote Rally at the Dow Chemical Hangar in Baton Rouge, LA as part of his USA Thank You Tour 2016. Video courtesy of Right Side Broadcasting Network Follow

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Trump Planning Louisiana ‘Thank You’ Visit

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – President-Elect Donald Trump is reportedly planning a visit to Louisiana in continuation with his post-election tour, where he is expected to campaign with Republican Senate candidate John Kennedy.

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Newborn Exposure to Drugs Triples in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The number of newborn babies who have been exposed to drugs and alcohol in Louisiana has tripled since 2008, mostly due to the massive rise and popularity of heroin being trafficked into the state through the U.S. southern border.

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FEMA Housing Not Expected in Flood-Ravaged Louisiana Until 2017

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – Victims of Louisiana’s largest and most disastrous flood since Hurricane Katrina were told by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials that they will not see temporary housing units arrive until 2017.

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Close of Louisiana Early Voting Shows Trump Advantage

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – As early voting concludes in deep red Louisiana, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump appears to have turned out a record number of voters, leaving an apparent advantage over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Louisiana Shatters Early Voting Record, Up 67 Percent

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – Voters in the Sportsman’s Paradise State have shattered previous early voting records in the first three days as the 2016 presidential race tightens between GOP nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Russian Request to Send Election Monitors to Texas Denied

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – The Consulate General of the Russian Federation has asked a number of southern states, including Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma, if they could monitor Election Day activities at various sites.

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Louisiana Officer Fatally Shoots Attempted Cop Killer

LIVINGSTON PARISH, Louisiana – An armed man who was wanted for attempted first degree murder of a Louisiana police officer was found hiding in a barn and was fatally shot during an altercation.

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Alton Sterling Fam: ‘No Faith in Justice System’

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – The family of Alton Sterling, a Baton Rouge resident who was the victim of an officer-involved shooting death, are demanding a quick federal investigation into the incident, mirroring rhetoric from the Black Lives Matter movement.

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DOJ Unable to Wrap Alton Sterling Probe on BLM Timetable

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has still not set a timetable on when the police officer-involved shooting death of Alton Sterling will be concluded.

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BlackLivesMatter’s DeRay May Settle Lawsuit v. Baton Rouge Police

Attorneys handling a lawsuit filed against the city of Baton Rouge by #BlackLivesMatter protester DeRay Mckesson announced that a settlement may soon be reached between the two parties. The lawsuit challenged their arrests during a protest in the area that followed an officer-involved shooting of a black man.

RESERVE, LA - AUGUST 30: Jewel Rico and her dog Chico are rescued from flood waters from Hurricane Isaac on August 30, 2012 in Reserve, Louisiana. Isaac, downgraded Wednesday to a tropical depression, is moving slowly inland, dumping huge amounts of rain and knocking out power to Louisianans in scattered …

Study Blames Louisiana Flooding on ‘Global Warming’

A new study alleges that human-induced global warming is a fundamental cause behind the 7.1 trillion gallons of torrential rainfall that a storm dumped on Louisiana in August, leading to a flooding disaster that killed at least 13 people and caused more than $1 billion in damage.

Evacuees take advantage of the shelter setup in the The Baton Rouge River Center arena as the area deals with the record flooding that took place causing thousands of people to seek temporary shelter on August 19, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Last week Louisiana was overwhelmed with flood water …

FEMA Criticized for Slow Housing Aid Response in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – In the wake of historic flooding throughout the southeastern Louisiana, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is now being criticized for moving too slow in aiding victims with temporary housing.