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Andrew J. Yawn

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New Orleans, LA, United States

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Past articles by Andrew:

California law would ban sale of alligator. Could it harm the species in Louisiana?

Biologists and those within the alligator industry believe the California law could not just harm businesses but Louisiana’s fragile wetlands as well. → Read More

5 Stories from the South to read today

Mississippians still reeling from floods brace for another rainy season. NASCAR ponders a return to Music City. The 1869 Mardi Gras party that prompted a new law, and more from around the South. → Read More

5 stories from the South to read today

A Confederate monument debate, a return to a Mardi Gras Indian costume tradition and a Southern city declares a climate emergency. Your weekly roundup from The American South, here. → Read More

Money talks: Why $2 bills stamped with tiger paws may appear in New Orleans this weekend

Attention bartenders, waiters and cab drivers: If you receive a $2 dollar bill with an orange tiger paw stamped on the front, it’s not funny money. → Read More

Money talks: Why $2 bills stamped with tiger paws may appear in New Orleans this weekend

Attention bartenders, waiters and cab drivers: If you receive a $2 dollar bill with an orange tiger paw stamped on the front, it’s not funny money. → Read More

Louisiana town has fifth slowest internet speed in the nation: report

Ville Platte has the fifth-slowest internet rate in the country, a problem that affects the town's criminal justice system and local businesses. → Read More

New Orleans shooting stemmed from feud outside city, police say

“They had no regard for individual bystanders...when they decided to fire upon a crowd of innocent people." → Read More

Hard Rock Hotel collapse: Work starts to bring down cranes before coming storm

If the plan to bring down two unstable cranes at the Hard Rock construction site fails, the coming storm may do it instead. → Read More

Contractor claims video shows structural flaws prior to Hard Rock Hotel collapse

A contractor posted a video arguing it showed structural problems inside the Hard Rock Hotel construction site two days before its deadly collapse. → Read More

Engineer weighs in on Hard Rock Hotel collapse: 'Logically it doesn't make sense'

Structural engineer Walter Zehner worked on the project before it became a planned Hard Rock Hotel. A look at what he thinks could have happened: → Read More

Hard Rock hotel construction collapses in New Orleans; watch the harrowing video

The construction of a Hard Rock hotel on Canal Street collapsed Saturday morning in New Orleans. You can watch the harrowing moments here. → Read More

Louisiana hair braiding lawsuit aims to untangle licensing requirement

Louisiana's specialty hair license requirement is the strictest in the U.S. A look at how the law impacts braiders and what some are doing about it. → Read More

Montgomery man identified as suspect in deadly prison stabbing

Jarvis Terrell Taylor, 31, was serving a 30-year sentence for robbery. He is now charged with murder. → Read More

ADOC conducts third contraband raid in five months

An image shared from the raid showed a number of shanks covering a table and a cellphone hidden inside a book. → Read More

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination'

At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure. → Read More

Two arrested for cell phone, drugs in separate arrests at Ventress prison

One was found with a phone. The other was found with methamphetamines and paraphernalia. → Read More

Man charged with April 30 robbery

Antwon Jackson, 26, was charged with first-degree robbery. → Read More

A fake burglary call and an extramarital affair: Woman arrested for making false report

Around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, Millbrook police received a call from a woman who reported a burglary in progress at her home. There was no burglar. → Read More

20-year-old arrested after shooting at party Saturday

Kennedy Wilson was taken into custody and charged with first-degree assault. → Read More

5-year-old girl taken to Birmingham hospital after Millbrook sexual assault

Millbrook Police Chief PK Johnson called it "one of the worst cases that I’ve seen." → Read More