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Allen family says he was shot in the back by police; Community leaders hold a ‘prayer walk’ as NOPD re-enacts shooting of Wendell Allen

By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor instant loans bad credit rating The family of an unarmed 20-year-old who was gunned down last month

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Contractor accused in kickback deal is set to plead guilty

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Another post-Katrina police verdict
One cop guilty, one acquitted of lying about post-Katrina shooting A federal jury on this past Friday convicted one New Orleans police officer of lying about circumstances of a fatal shooting ...
Mother of Danziger victim still seeking justice
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor Sherell Johnson would like nothing more than to bury her murdered son, James Brissette Jr., and give him a final resting place. But for now ...
Verdicts released in Danziger Trial
A federal jury has reached a verdict in the trial of five police officers charged in the shooting deaths of civilians on the Danziger Bridge in New Orleans in the ...
Juror dismissed from Danziger trial
The Louisiana Weekly Staff Reports One of the jurors hearing the case against five current or former police officers charged in the deadly shootings on the Danziger Bridge after Hurricane Katrina ...
Danziger witnesses reveal horrors, turmoil
The second week of testimony in the Danziger Bridge payday loan fishers in trial offered more insight into what the families and friends of those who were shot or lost ...
Casey Anthony is not O.J. in white female face
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist Casey Anthony is not O.J. Simpson in white female face. The only real reason that Anthony is even mentioned in the same breath as ...
Family questions guilty verdict, justice system
By Michael Radcliff The Louisiana Weekly Contributing Writer The 1st Victim On a warm, humid, spring afternoon two years ago, in the courtyard of the Iberville housing project, lay a young African- ...
First days of Danziger testimony shed light on nightmarish incident
The first four days of testimony in the Danziger Bridge shooting case gave jurors and the public a glimpse into the horrific incident that took place on the eastern New ...

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