NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Supreme Court will hold court Oct. 18 at Northwestern State University to hear oral arguments on four cases. The session is part of an ongoing effort to educate and inform students and the general public about the work of the court, a release from... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to review the Justice Department's case against three former New Orleans police officers who were convicted of charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a man whose burned body turned up in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. David Warren, who was convicted... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Mississippi levee board is asking a federal appeals court to revive a $220 million flood control project that the Environmental Protection Agency vetoed in 2008, claiming it would harm wetlands and wildlife. A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New... more »
HOUSTON (AP) - A federal panel investigating the cause of the rig explosion that set off the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill is set to question more BP and Transocean officials about the disaster. The panel also was expected to hear from two technicians known as mud loggers, who... more »
Lafayette council members will hear from three men dismissed last month from the Lafayette housing authority board tonight.
Joe Dennis, John Freeman Jr and Leon Simmons are listed on the council agenda.
They say they were unfairly let go following a questionable audit of the housing authority.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The appeal of a former radio and television personality serving a life sentence for the murder of his estranged wife will be heard by a three-judge panel this week. The Times-Picayune reports that arguments in Vince Marinello's appeal will be heardI Wesday before 3rd Circuit Court... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to hear the Justice Department's bid to delay a judge's decision to overturn a six-month deepwater drilling moratorium. A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday from lawyers on... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The state Supreme Court won't hear the case of a white man whose murder conviction was reinstated after a judge threw it out, ruling that Lafayette Parish discriminated against blacks on grand juries. Randolph J. Matthieu is serving a life sentence for shooting 34-year-old Norris Foreman,... more »