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Audit: Former Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman embezzled nearly $200,000

BY RICHARD BURGESS | rburgess@theadvocate.com

The former spokeswoman for the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office pocketed nearly $200,000 in cash seized from suspected criminals, according to a state investigative audit released Monday. Read more

UL-Lafayette unveils Ragin' Cajuns French Roast

BY LEAH CAVALIER | Special to The Advocate

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Major expansion of surveillance cameras in French Quarter, 20 hot spots plus new 3 a.m. rule for bars

BY JEFF ADELSON | jadelson@theadvocate.com

A massive expansion of the New Orleans Police Department's surveillance capabilities, in both the French Quarter and 20 "hot spots" around the city, was unveiled Monday afternoon.  Read more

AG Jeff Landry announces expanded law enforcement efforts in New Orleans despite opposition by city leaders

BY JIM MUSTIAN | jmustian@theadvocate.com

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has doubled down on his bid to fight violent crime in New Orleans, telling the city's police chief he intends to expand the local footprint of the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation even as city leaders have challenged his law enforcement authority in the city.   Read more

Drew Brees headed to Pro Bowl after all, will replace Super Bowl-bound Falcons QB Matt Ryan

ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT

The Saints will be represented in the Pro Bowl. Read more

Three experts predict where former LSU stars Leonard Fournette, Jamal Adams will land in NFL

Advocate staff report

Is former LSU star running back Leonard Fournette destined to be a Colt, a Panther, or possibly a Jet? Is he a top-10 pick? Or could he possibly be available at pick 14? Read more

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