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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Trial began Tuesday in a federal lawsuit that accuses Louisiana prison officials of "grossly deficient" medical care policies that have caused death and suffering at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola. The class-action lawsuit was filed in 2015 on behalf of inmates represented by several advocacy groups. A trial expected to last as long as three weeks opened Tuesday. The suit says problems at the prison include too few doctors and nurses, and a lack of funding...
A shooting incident occurred last night around 9:45 on Grambling State Universty Campus near the basketball courts. A suspect has been arrested. One person was shot in the buttocks and is in stable condition. This incident is being investigated by the Lincoln Parish police and Grambling police department. Grambling officials say that neither the victim nor the suspect were students of the university.
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