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  1. Correction: Police Shot-Baton Rouge-The Latest storyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    In a story July 17 about law enforcement officers being shot, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of wounded Deputy Bruce Simmons based off information from the sheriff's office. He is 57. The ground behind the convenience store and a nearby beauty supply store was still wet Sunday, apparently from being washed down by authorities following the investigation.

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  2. The Latest: Authorities open up shooting sceneRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The ground behind the convenience store and a nearby beauty supply store was still wet Sunday, apparently from being washed down by authorities following the investigation. An Associated Press photographer on the scene could see what appeared to be two large blood stains on the concrete pavement on either end of the wall of the beauty supply store.

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  3. The Latest: Biden, in Australia, condemns officers' killingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Some New Orleans-area law enforcement agencies are doubling up in response to a shooting that killed three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers and wounded three. In suburban Jefferson Parish, Sheriff Newell Normand says two-officer patrols began Sunday evening and will continue until further notice.

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  4. Scrutiny falls on police handling of Baton Rouge protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Sterling was shot and killed last... . Keilosha Walker, left, of Baton Rouge, puts her fist up during live music at a night rally in honor of Alton Sterling, outside the Triple S Food mart in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, July 11, 2016.

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  5. Dallas tragedy may remind New Orleanians of Howard Johnson sharpshooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The tragedy in Dallas may cause some people to relive a painful memory for the 1970s in New Orleans, when sharpshooter Mark Essex held the city hostage in January of 1973, targeting police and civilians with his gun atop the Howard Johnson Hotel. Kansas born Essex was discharged from the Navy for character and behavioral disorders in 1971, and joined a group of black radicals in San Francisco.

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  6. Sheriff: Accused deputy killer 'lurking' before fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said his investigators have evidence that the man who is accused of killing a deputy was looking for a weapon and someone to rob, just 24 hours before Detective David Michel was gunned down. Jerman Neveaux,19, was released from the hospital Friday morning.

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  7. Sheriff contacts FBI over witness recording of arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said Thursday that his investigators are meeting with the FBI over cell phone video of the arrest of a suspect accused of killing a JPSO deputy. The sheriff said there's no doubt that his officers struck Jerman Neveaux several times while trying to access his hands and disarm him.

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  8. Louisiana mourns lost officer as 2 more officers woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    MonaLisa Urbina, rear, and two friends, Thuy Nguyen, front left, and Kim Pham, lay flowers at a memorial for Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputy David F. Michel Jr. in Harvey, La., Wednesday, June 22, 2016. A pedestrian walking d... .

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  9. Louisiana sheriff calls deputy's death 'cold-blooded murder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    MonaLisa Urbina, rear, and two friends, Thuy Nguyen, front left, and Kim Pham, lay flowers at a memorial for Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputy David F. Michel Jr. in Harvey, La., Wednesday, June 22, 2016. A pedestrian walking d... .

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  10. Sheriff Normand identifies suspect in deputy's shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    During a news conference Wednesday night, Sheriff Newell Normand identified the suspect in the shooting of one of his deputies as 19-year-old Jerman Neveaux of New Orleans. Normand said 51-year-old Deputy David F. Michel Jr. was on proactive patrol in Harvey when he saw Neveaux following someone.

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  11. NOPD: Missing 11-year-old girl's life in danger; endangered child advisory issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    New Orleans police say a missing 11-year-old girl was last seen at her Upper Ninth Ward school more than a week ago. Officers are searching for Anign Jordan, who disappeared last Thursday.

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  12. NOPD: Motive in Tulane alum killing was robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Tulane University graduate back in New Orleans to plan his wedding was shot to death Saturday during what investigators think was a robbery, New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison said at a Monday afternoon press conference. Harrison said Rolfes had marks on his hands that would indicate a struggle.

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  13. 'Sexual predator' ex-prosecutor admits guilt in federal caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Morel Jr. is charged with obstructing a federal investigation. A bill of information fil... .

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  14. City mourns Saints player as questions over death remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Police say Hayes has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of former New Orleans Saints defen... . Paramedics with New Orleans EMS transport Racquel Smith, wife of former New Orleans Saints' Will Smith, following a shooting in New Orleans late Saturday, April 9, 2016.

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  15. Suspect in Will Smith's death being held on $1-million bond as investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Shot multiple times to his back and torso, former Saint Will Smith died inside his SUV Saturday night. Now, police work to piece together the investigation after what appears to be a road rage incident, turned deadly, as the suspect sits behind bars.

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  16. NOPD holds press conference on Will Smith murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Michael Harrison will hold a press conference to update the public on the ongoing investigation into the death of former Saints defensive end Will Smith. The shooting occurred near the intersection of Camp and Felicity Streets around 11:29 p.m. Investigators say Smith was driving an SUV near Sophie Wright Place when he was rear-ended by a Hummer H2 driven by Hayes.

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  17. Former Saint Will Smith shot to death in Lower Garden DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    New Orleans Coroner Jeffrey C. Rouse confirmed early Sunday morning that New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot and killed The shooting occurred near the intersection of Camp and Felicity Streets around 11:29 p.m. Investigators say Smith was driving an SUV near Sophie Wright Place when he was rear-ended by a Hummer H2 driven by a 30-year-old man. The impact caused Smith's vehicle to hit the rear of an Impala, which police say was traveling with him.

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  18. Former Saint Will Smith shot to death in Garden DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    New Orleans police are investigating a double shooting in the Garden District, that left one man dead and one woman injured. A FOX 8 source says that the male victim in the incident has been identified as former New Orleans Saint defensive end Will Smith.

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  19. Army of volunteers helps restore historic Civil War cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    College students on spring break joined hundreds of other volunteers at a cemetery dating to the... . ADDS NAMES OF STUDENTS - In this March 16, 2016 photo, Ohio State University students Kayla Devan, Brianna Brown and other volunteers scrub gravestones at Chalmette National Cemetery in Chalmette, La.

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  20. Complaint: Court sentences Latinos to costly English classesRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A suburban New Orleans court discriminates against Latinos by charging them for inadequate English interpreters and making them attend overpriced, ineffective English classes as a condition of probation, the Southern Poverty Law Center said Wednesday in a letter to the U.S. Justice Department. The SPLC complaint centers on practices in 1st Parish Court of Jefferson Parish, which handles traffic and misdemeanor cases in a part of Louisiana that has seen an influx of Spanish speakers in the years since Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.

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