NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are among the speakers slated to address a gathering of the nation's sheriff's in New Orleans. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, who represents part of the New Orleans area also is expected to address Monday's opening session of the National Sheriff's Association annual conference.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The University of New Orleans says it has received a $195,400 grant to develop an advanced training facility for cybersecurity and operations. In a news release the university says the grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents will pay for hardware facilities such as servers, network switches and storage as well as a portable power plant simulator and software. The cybersecurity facility will simulate real cyber threats in a contained virtual environment.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 65-year-old New Jersey man has been charged with violating federal and state law by illegally trading Louisiana box turtles. U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans, in a news release, says Robert Glenn Hennessey, of Bayonne, New Jersey, faces four counts of violating the Lacey Act, which prohibits trading in wildlife that has been illegally captured, possessed, bought or sold. NOLA.com reports Hennessey was charged Friday.
(AP) - Authorities say the body of a Louisiana woman who was reported missing has been found. Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Allison Hudson says the body of 39-year-old Julie Moak was found in West Baton Rouge Parish on Friday.
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