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Batiste family member alleges Macklemore & Ryan Lewis stole from his for hit 'Thrift Shop'

Paul Batiste, from the well-known Batiste family of New Orleans, filed a lawsuit accusing Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis of stealing from two of his songs for their hit, “Thrift Shop.”

Law raising minimum age for exotic dancers has to wait

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana law raising the minimum age for exotic dancers will not go into effect just yet.

Baker Hughes reportedly closing Crowley facility amid litigious environment and oil slump

CROWLEY — Baker Hughes is planning on closing its Crowley facility amid continuing lawsuits and a general downturn in the oil and gas industry.

Camden woman charged with faking Deepwater Horizon survivor's will

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas woman has been indicted on charges that she created a fake will for a Deepwater Horizon survivor, giving the largest portion of his estate to her daughter following his death in an auto accident.

New Orleans allegedly sells house, then demolishes it without notifying buyer

NEW ORLEANS — The city of New Orleans is facing a lawsuit after it allegedly demolished a house it sold at a public auction without notifying the new owner.