Louisiana Rental Assistance Expanding to Include Utilities
The program covers most of the state. However, seven parishes — Caddo, Calcasieu, East Baton Rouge, Jefferson, Lafayette, Orleans and St. Tammany — have their own locally administered rental assistance programs.
Four Ex-cops Indicted on US Civil Rights Charges in Floyd Death
A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s arrest and death, accusing them of willfully violating the Black man’s constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping for air.
Shooting at Idaho Middle School Injures Three; Student Captured
Authorities say a shooting at an eastern Idaho middle school has injured two students and a custodian, and a male student has been taken into custody.
Bernie Madoff Dead at 82
The financier stole billions of dollars via Ponzi schemes.
Shots For Shots: New Orleans Bars Offer Vaccines
They are offering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Louisiana, Texas Sue US Government Over Deportation Holds
Texas and Louisiana are suing the federal government, alleging immigration officials have declined to take custody of people who’ve been convicted of crimes and are subject to deportation.
Car rams into police at Capitol barricade; officer killed
The suspect is also dead; another officer is in the hospital.
Strong Quake Shakes Japan
A tsunami advisory was later canceled.
Pay Raise Proposed for Louisiana’s Prison Guards Next Year
Gov. John Bel Edwards is proposing more than $21 million in guard pay raises for Louisiana’s prison system next year as the state struggles with recruiting and retaining people for correctional officer jobs.
Biden Signs $1.9T Relief Bill Before Speech to Nation
President Joe Biden signed into law the $1.9 trillion relief package that he says will help the U.S. defeat the coronavirus and nurse the economy back to health.