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Federal Appeals Court Blocks Joe Biden’s Sanctuary Policy

A federal appeals court overrode a three-judge panel decision Wednesday, restoring an injunction blocking President Joe Biden’s “sanctuary country” orders as legal challenges continue. These “sanctuary country” orders are directions by top officials in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). They require immigration agents to delay the deportation of…

Hurricane Ida Aftermath: 63 Dead Nationwide and 600,000 in Louisiana Without Power

The death toll of Hurricane Ida and her remnants continues to rise as it is now confirmed 63 have died nationwide, while another 600,000 are without electricity in Louisiana. Sunday night saw an increase in death as one of the 600,000 Louisianans still without power perished. A 74-year-old New Orleans man succame to heat exhaustion because…

New Orleans 911 Operator Wanted for Allegedly Hanging Up on Calls

Police are searching for a New Orleans 911 operator accused of hanging up on citizens calling for help, a New Orleans Police Department spokesperson said Thursday. “Officers are looking for Precious Stephens, a 25-year-old woman who faces charges of malfeasance in office and interfering with an emergency communication for an August 23 incident,” WWLTV reported.…

VIDEO: Mississippi Officials Tell Residents to ‘Hunker Down’ as Hurricane Ida Moves into State

Mississippi residents are preparing for Hurricane Ida’s arrival which may bring a strong storm surge, heavy rainfall, flooding, and possibly tornadoes, WAPT reported Sunday. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Stephen McCraney advised citizens to be ready for the storm. “Today and tomorrow will be very active weather days. Now’s the time to hunker down…

Court Rules Against Catch And Release For Migrants

August 19, 2021 6:17 PM ET A federal trial court in Texas ruled against the Biden administration’s directives to catch and release some migrants on Thursday. A Texas federal judge blocked Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials from enforcing the Biden administration’s Jan. 20 and Feb. 18 memoranda prioritizing certain migrants for detention over others, granting…

Cash, Sports Tickets, Weed, Booze, AirPods And More: Here Are Some Of The Wildest...

State leaders introduced a variety of creative incentives to promote the coronavirus vaccine, including material goods, cash, travel perks, free food, drinks, and even weed— but some experts are unsure that this approach works. The federal government has even encouraged cash incentives, but many states have offered free entrance into state parks, fishing and wildlife…

Man Who Hid in Teen Girl’s Bedroom for Weeks Sentenced to Prison

A man from Louisiana was sentenced to 15 years in prison once he admitted having sex with a teenage girl whose room he hid in, authorities announced. Thirty-six-year-old Johnathan Rossmoine was arrested in September when the 15-year-old’s parents caught him hiding in her closet in Spring Hill, Florida, the New York Post reported Saturday. He…

Report: ‘Mostly’ Single Male Border Crossers Bussed to Louisiana Cities

A group of “mostly” single male border crossers, along with some single women, were bussed into four Louisiana cities after being released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), local media reports. According to WAFB 9 News, border crossers were bussed to Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Natchez, and Monroe, Louisiana, after they were released by DHS…

Louisiana Republicans Fail To Override Governor’s Veto On Bill Banning Biological Males From Women’s...

The Louisiana House of Representatives failed Wednesday to override the governor’s veto of a bill banning biological males from women’s sports. Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said the bill is “a solution in search of a problem that simply does not exist in Louisiana.” South Dakota faced a similar situation in March when South…

First Democratic State Will End Its Unemployment Benefits

Louisiana will be the first Democratic-controlled state to roll back its $300 a week unemployment benefits enacted by federal programs. Gov. John Bel Edwards signed the bill Wednesday that stops the weekly payments on July 31, but raises Louisiana’s maximum jobless benefits to $275, starting in 2022, according to the legislation. (RELATED: Psaki Dodges On…
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