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News Minute: Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. CDT

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lawyers suing a neo-Nazi website's publisher are asking for court-ordered permission to question the man's relatives about his whereabouts. Attorneys for a Muslim-American radio host who sued The Daily Stormer's publisher, Andrew Anglin, said in a court filing Monday that private investigators couldn't find him. The lawyers want to question Anglin's father and brother under oath about his whereabouts.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh is stepping down from the restaurant group that bears his name after a newspaper reported that 25 current or former employees of the business said they were victims of sexual harassment. New Orleans media outlets said Besh's departure from the business he co-owns was announced to employees Monday.

JONESVILLE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a 35-year-old man died after being struck by vehicle while he was walking along a highway. The wreck happened early Monday in Catahoula Parish in east central Louisiana. The man who died was Johnny B. Stewart Jr., of Jonesville. Officers say Stewart was walking beside a highway when a driver lost control of a vehicle and it hit him.

MONROE, La. (AP) - A woman accused of shooting a Louisiana wildlife enforcement agent during a traffic stop has pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder. Amethyst Baird Rathore, of Monroe, entered the plea Monday in the January shooting of agent Tyler Wheeler. Sentencing is set for Jan. 26. Wheeler was shot multiple times while on patrol in Morehouse Parish. He returned to work in August.

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