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By The Dispatch On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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New Orleans Man, Joseph Haynes Pleads Guilty for Scheme to Defraud Medicare

A New Orleans, Louisiana, man pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme to solicit the payment of illegal health care kickbacks to several individuals, including two New Orleans-area physicians, for the referring More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Lake Charles resident, John Legros sentenced to 12 years for selling hundreds of Oxycodone pills

 United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that John Homer Legros Jr., 40, of, Lake Charles, who sold hundreds of Oxycodone pills was sentenced May 9, 2019 by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter to 12 More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Jefferson Parish Councilman, Christopher Roberts Charged with Tax Evasion and Wire Fraud

The United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Louisiana  announced that CHRISTOPHER LORELL ROBERTS, JR., age 41, a resident of Gretna, Louisiana, was charged today in a 29-count Indictment with wire More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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How Are Drug Laws Changing Across the US in 2019?

A law passed by the federal government is only as functional as a state’s agreement to enforce it. That’s why laws passed at the federal level can often have little to no effect on state jurisdictions. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Welsh man, Damien Guidry sentenced to 115 months for distributing marijuana, cocaine

United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced today that Damien Guidry, 38, of Welsh, Louisiana, was sentenced to nine years and seven months in prison by U.S. District Judge Robert R. Summerhays for distributing More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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Tennessee tops HireAHelper’s ‘True Tax Burden’ study, Florida at #4, Texas at #7

Florida ranks #4 for lowest dollar-for-dollar tax burden ($2,131) and #4 in effective tax rate (4.8%) in HireAHelper’s ‘True Tax Burden’ study. To calculate the rankings, HireAHelper surveyed mean wage data, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Georgia Inmate, Nicholas Allen Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that NICHOLAS ROTUNDA ALLEN, age 39, an inmate in Jimmy Autry State Prison in Pelham, Georgia, was charged yesterday in a one-count bill of information with conspiracy More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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New Orleans Man, Troynell Cooks Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that yesterday TROYNELL COOKS, age 39, of New Orleans, pled guilty to bank robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a). Save money on the move More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Richwood Correctional Center Supervisor pleads guilty to violating civil rights of 5 inmates

The Justice Department today announced that defendant Christopher Loring, a former officer at the Richwood Correctional Center, pleaded guilty in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to cover up the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Rupert Wyatt details his ‘Gambit’ film, likening it to ‘Godfather’ tainted by budget cuts

While promoting his new film, Captive State, director Rupert Wyatt addresses his plans for a Gambit film project over at Fox with Channing Tatum as the titular X-Men character. “Fantastic Four came out, did not More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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John Schneider sets ‘Bo’s Extravaganza’ to celebrate 40th Anniversary of ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’

John Schneider Studios will host the 2nd Annual Bo’s Extravaganza, April 6-7, 2019. The 2-day event will celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Dukes of Hazzard and John “Bo Duke” Schneider’s birthday More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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St Martinville deputy chief, Codi Dodge sentenced to 9 years for excessive force

The Honorable Judge Elizabeth Foote, of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, sentenced defendant Codi Dodge, 35, the former Deputy Chief of Investigations for the St. Martinville More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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New Orleans Man, Roland Bourgeois Sentenced for Shooting 3 African American Men

Roland J. Bourgeois Jr., 55, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release on charges that, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he shot at three young More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Correctional Officer, Quintail Credit pleads guilty for conspiracy to cover up physical assault

The Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced today that Quintail Credit, a former officer at the Richwood Correctional Center, pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday for his role in a conspiracy More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Metairie Man, Pascal Calogero Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking of a 14 Year old Female

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that PASCAL CALOGERO, III, age 59, a resident of Metairie, Louisiana, pleaded guilty yesterday before United States District Judge Sarah S. Vance to the one-count bill More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Haughton man, Blake Bissell pleads guilty to enticing a minor for illegal sex acts

United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a Haughton man pleaded guilty on January 16, 2019 for convincing a minor to travel with him from West Virginia to Louisiana in order to engage in illegal sex More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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TRANSCRIPT and VIDEO Martin Luther King Jr ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

Martin Luther King’s famous address at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963. Full text as delivered: I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Pro-life group ranks states by access to abortion: Arizona, Arkansas top list of pro-life states

Today, just over a week before the March for Life, Americans United for Life (AUL), America’s first and largest pro-life legal organization, released the 14th-annual edition of its flagship publication, Defending More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 28th, 2018
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Former Shaw Insider, Kelly Liu Sentenced to Federal Prison for Insider Trading

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced today that U.S. District Judge John W. deGravelles sentenced KELLY LIU,  age 33, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to 16 months in federal prison following her convictions More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 28th, 2018
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Juvenile Victim of Sex Trafficking Found Safe, Two Suspects Arrested

Yesterday, Troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Special Victims Unit, along with members of the FBI New Orleans Child Exploitation Task Force, US Marshals Task Force, Louisiana More...


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