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Police: Officers shot, killed man who pointed gun at them

Nov. 24, 2021 16:44 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper and two levee district officers shot and killed a man who was pointing a gun at them, Louisiana State Police said. A news release Wednesday said the man was identified on Tuesday as 52-year-old Jabari Farafiai...

For people with disabilities, few good options amid disaster

Sep. 26, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was four days after Hurricane Ida, and Grace Hollins worried her son couldn’t take one more day in the heat. Carl, 28, has severe intellectual and developmental disabilities. His seizures are aggravated by the heat, and Hollins had just one...

Alleged shooter surrenders in death at Louisiana gas station

Sep. 04, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man wanted in the shooting death of another man during a dispute in a line at a gas station in suburban New Orleans is in custody, authorities confirmed Saturday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said Walter Sippio, 20, of New Orleans...

Suspect sought in deadly shooting at gas line after Ida

Sep. 03, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities searched Friday for a man who shot another man to death as they both waited to fill up at a gas station in suburban New Orleans. The shooter fled the Chevron station in Metairie and remained at large, the Jefferson Parish...

Louisiana deputy fatally shoots woman who dragged colleague

Sep. 02, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana deputy shot and killed a woman who dragged another deputy with her car after yelling racist slurs at workers repairing a water main, authorities said. Capt. Jason Rivarde, a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, said...