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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...