Tagged With Louisiana

A Black man in Louisiana sentenced to life in prison for stealing hedge clippers is out on parole after serving more than 20 years


Newly released footage of a Black man dying in police custody shows state troopers choking and beating him as he said 'I'm sorry,' lawyer says


The Archbishop of New Orleans orders a church altar to be burned after a pastor was caught in a 'demonic' sexual act



Volunteer barbecue chefs in Louisiana are feeding hundreds of thousands of people affected by Hurricane Laura


The mosquito population in southwest Louisiana is so big after Hurricane Laura that swarms of them are killing cows and horses


A Louisiana officer has been put on leave after video emerged of police pushing a teen to the ground and hitting him during an arrest



Toxic chemicals have spilled into the air in Louisiana due to Hurricane Laura — but air monitors died, making the danger unmeasurable


The death toll from Hurricane Laura rises to at least 14 in the US as hundreds of thousands of people are without electricity


Hurricane Laura's death toll will likely rise, Louisiana governor warns, as rescuers start to pick through flooded wreckage


Photos show the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, which made landfall as a Category 4 storm and pummelled Louisiana and Texas


A sheriff's department in the path of Hurricane Laura told residents that if they don't evacuate the best they can do is ID them after they die


60 Walmart stores in Texas and Louisiana are temporarily closed because of Hurricane Laura



A disabled Black panhandler was shot dead in Louisiana. Police questioned the white man who said he opened fire and then let him go.


Louisiana authorities are investigating the death of 31-year-old Black man who was fatally shot by police while his back was turned


3 women were arrested after a 17-year-old Chilli's hostess said angry customers attacked her for trying to enforce the restaurant's COVID-19 seating policy


A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling under $30 of marijuana is set to be released



A bipartisan group of 7 US governors banded together to purchase COVID-19 testing equipment in the absence of a strong federal testing program


Supreme Court strikes down a Louisiana law requiring abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals


A mechanic spent 3 years in jail after being wrongly accused of murder, because a lab mixed up DNA samples from the murder weapon and his washing machine


A New Orleans zoo welcomed back visitors and a new baby monkey on the same day