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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 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, 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 Sunday, May 5th, 2019
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for KING & Country announce ‘Burn the Ships’ tour dates across North America

Two-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY is heading back out on the road, as the 2019 Billboard Music Award nominees just announced the burn the ships | world tour: North America. The extensive 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 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 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 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...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Alleged Capital One Bank Robber, Keith Ramirez Arrested in Louisiana

During a joint Northshore investigation with the FBI New Orleans Violent Crime Task Force, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Covington Police Department, Keith Anthony Ramirez was arrested for the alleged More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Memphis Man, Antonio Hawkins Sentenced to 360 Months for Sex Trafficking

After a three-day jury trial in federal court in July 2018, Antonio Hawkins, 41, was convicted of multiple counts of sex trafficking. Today, he was sentenced to 360 months in federal prison on five counts related More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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Louisiana Man, Michael Collier Pleads Guilty to Attempted Bank Robbery

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that MICHAEL COLLIER, age 56, of New Orleans, pleaded guilty before United States District Judge Jay C. Zainey. photo/ Vartza According to the indictment filed in this More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Jerome Kieffer, Armstead Kieffer Guilty of Murder in Armored Car Robberies

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JEROME KIEFFER, age 24, and JEROME’s father, ARMSTEAD KIEFFER, age 53, of New Orleans were found guilty today after a jury trial before United States District More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Nashville to Serve as Hub for Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force

Unites States Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee and Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced today the formation of the Appalachian More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Roland Bourgeois pleads guilty in ‘hate crime’ Hurricane Katrina shooting three men

Roland J. Bourgeois, Jr., 55, of New Orleans, LA, appeared yesterday before Senior U.S. District Court Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon and pleaded guilty to charges that, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he shot at More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Jeff Dunlap pleads guilty to plan to defraud First NBC Bank

The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Louisiana announced that JEFFREY DUNLAP, age 44, a resident of Slidell, Louisiana and owner of Phoenix Civil Contractors (“Phoenix”) pleaded guilty today to More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Brandon Hall, Aloysius Korieocha plead guilty to New Orleans drug trafficking, gun law violations

 The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Louisiana announced that BRANDON HALL, a/k/a “B-Hilly,” age 28, and ALOYSIUS KORIEOCHA, a/k/a “Madi,” a/k/a “Ball,” age 36, both of New Orleans, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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New Orleans border patrol ‘taking an active role in Hurricane Florence relief efforts’

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in New Orleans is taking an active role in Hurricane Florence relief efforts throughout the Carolinas. Teams from the New Orleans Office of Field Operations (OFO), U.S. Border More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Misfortune Never Sleeps: 4 Surprising Pedestrian Accident Facts People Don’t Talk About

Is there ever rhyme or reason to an accident? As it turns out, there are a number of circumstances which greatly affect your chances of being involved in a pedestrian accident. The next time you set out on foot, More...


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