Tag: Louisiana

Black Former NFL Player Killed in Road Rage Incident, White Shooter Let Go

UPDATE Dec. 6, 2016 1:35 p.m. ET Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand announced Tuesday in a fiery press conference that54-year-old Ronald Gasser, accused ofshooting and killing ex-NFL running back Joe McKnight, was arrested late Monday and faces manslaughter charges. Gasser’s bond was listed at $500,000. Related Story: Joe McKnight Case:…

Obama's No Discrimination Advisory to Louisiana Receives Backlash

Conservative media outlets, a Louisiana candidate for Senate and others have slammed President Barack Obama after his administration instructed the state not to discriminate when assisting Louisianans impacted by the recent flooding. Last week the Obama administration released a 16-page guidance warning Louisiana “to ensure that individuals and communities affected…

BASF Hosted Summer Internship Program for Engineering Students at its Largest Manufacturing Facility in North America

PRESS RELEASE BASF student interns volunteer for BASF Kids Day. BASF provided the opportunity for 26 engineering students to spend the summer working as interns at its site in Geismar, Louisiana. The site is BASF’s largest manufacturing facility in North America. The interns, selected from universities nation-wide, participated in engineering…

Trump Defends Roger Ailes' Sexual Assault: He 'Helped' Women

Over the weekend, Trump twice defended former Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes’ alleged sexual misconduct and then said “I guess” when asked if he would vote for a Democrat over a former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard for Senate. In an interview for Showtime’s “The Circus,” which was…