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By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Cajun Navy’ premieres July 23, highlighting post-Katrina rescues, heroes

In the days after Hurricane Katrina, a group of ordinary citizens came together with one goal: to pull people from the water. The government had failed New Orleans, and it was up to the people to get the job done. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Rhett & Link coming to Tampa

Get your earholes ready for a mythical evening of songification with your favorite lifelong best friends. Join Rhett & Link as they take you on a musical adventure from past to present and beyond. Whether it’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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Destrehan Man, Dillon Davis Sentenced to 151 Months for Bank Robbery

U.S. Peter G. Strasser announced that United States District Court Judge, Barry W. Ashe, sentenced DILLON DAVIS, age 26, of Destrehan, to 151 months of imprisonment for committing a bank robbery in violation of More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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John Crist sets ‘Immature Thoughts’ tour dates throughout the fall

John Crist’s “Immature Thoughts Tour” will find the headliner trekking to mostly new markets this fall, including the first ever jaunt in Eastern Canada for the standup comedian and internet More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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New Orleans Man, John Jones Pleads Guilty To Heroin Conspiracy

 U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JOHN JONES, age 45, of New Orleans, pled guilty Thursday, June 13, 2019 to conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute more than one kilogram More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Houston man Marquis Holmes pleads guilty to sex trafficking scheme across seven states

A southwest Houston man pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to sex traffic three adult women by means of force and violence in Houston and other locations across the country. photo/ Sammis Reachers This investigation More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Louisiana Man, Peter Henry Arrested and Heroin Seized in Gulfport

Peter Oliver Henry, aka “James,” aka “Petey,” age 60, of Chalmette, Louisiana, was arrested by law enforcement on June 4, 2019, in Gulfport, and approximately four and a half ounces of heroin were seized. Henry More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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TV News: ‘Jessica Jones’ set for June, new ‘SHIELD’ characters, ‘Swamp Thing’ trailer

Some TV news to catch up on a summer of shows and news breaks: Jessica Jones season 3, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. photos/looks at characters Jessica Jones Jessica Jones will be back for the third and final season of More...

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...


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