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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Baton Rouge

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Man who spent 45 years in jail for rape finally has conviction overturned
Wilbert Jones was only 19 when he was sentenced to life in prison.
State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands
Over 20,000 people and hundreds of pets have been rescued from the floods so far.
Dramatic footage shows woman and dog being pulled from a sinking car in Louisiana floods
Over 7,000 people have been rescued from flood waters in south Louisiana.
Man who shot dead three police officers was a US Marine who served in Iraq
Barack Obama condemned the shootings “in the strongest sense of the word” and said attacks on “public servants” have to stop.
Tens of thousands of homes could be swamped as Mississippi river floodgates to be opened
About 25,000 people and 11,000 structures could be in harm’s way when the Morganza spillway is unlocked for the first time in 38 years on Saturday.