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New Orleans city councilman awaits decision on second suspension from practicing law

Tricia Erickson Jul. 27, 2017, 10:00am

Only months before voters take to the polls to decide whether to re-elect New Orleans City Councilman James Gray, the Louisiana Supreme Court has handed Gray another suspension from practicing law.

Judge rules New Orleans has right to remove Confederate statue after private citizen filed suit

Tricia Erickson May 16, 2017, 3:12pm

A monument supporter filed suit against the City of New Orleans last week claiming the city did not have the right to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard from New Orleans City Park.

Louisiana AG office works at clearing up complaints toward it regarding flood-related fraud

Tricia Erickson Apr. 7, 2017, 6:18pm

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry’s office has spent the last month clarifying the department’s role in fraud cases for flood victims.

Legacy and coastal lawsuits tie up revenue for Louisiana

Tricia Erickson Mar. 9, 2017, 3:27pm

BATON ROUGE — As Louisiana faces another budget crisis after a $940 million deficit last year, the oil and gas industry says less litigation and more productivity could bring revenue to the state.

Baton Rouge officer involved in Alton Sterling shooting faces lawsuit for teen arrest

Tricia Erickson Jan. 23, 2017, 7:45pm

BATON ROUGE — A Baton Rouge Police Department officer under investigation for the fatal shooting death of Alton Sterling in July has been named in a new federal civil-rights lawsuit in the beating of a teenager during last April's Baton Rouge Earth Day celebration.