Latest Louisiana Attorney General's Office News

Louisiana abortion providers file appeal, hope to block ban

Aug. 04, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Abortion-rights advocates hope Louisiana’s near-total ban of the procedure will soon be blocked again, after plaintiffs in an ongoing legal challenge filed an appeal with the state Supreme Court Thursday. Access to abortion in Louisiana has been back-and-forth...

Beating victim cleared as Louisiana trooper awaits trial

Jul. 28, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana has dropped its case against a Black man whose severe beating before his arrest in 2019 led to criminal charges and lawsuits against a state trooper. A traffic violation and charges of resisting an officer had been hanging over Aaron Bowman for two...