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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Louisiana

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One dead as US college endures two shootings in a week
It is the second shooting at the university but is not thought to be linked.
Shortages of supplies and workers to delay damage repairs in US after Hurricane Ida
The hurricane damaged or destroyed more than 22,000 power poles.
One million people without power as Biden visits areas devastated by Hurricane Ida
US President Joe Biden surveyed the damage yesterday.
Hurricane Ida: Two dead as road collapses in Mississippi
Seven vehicles were involved in the accident, including a motorcycle.
Hurricane Ida knocks out New Orleans power on deadly path through Louisiana
Forecasters warned of damaging winds, heavy rain that could cause flash floods, and life-threatening storm surges.
Evacuations continue as Hurricane Ida hurtles towards New Orleans
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said Ida would be one of the most powerful storms to hit the state since the 1850s.
Louisiana prepares for life-threatening storm surge as Zeta regains hurricane strength
Zeta broke the record for the earliest 27th named Atlantic storm – set on November 29 2005.
Louisiana left devastated as Hurricane Laura’s remnants move eastwards
Flooding and more tornadoes are possible as the storm moves through Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama.
'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Laura reaches Louisiana with wind speeds of 240 km/hr
Videos on social media already show the damage from the storm.
Coastal residents urged to flee as 'catastrophic' Hurricane Laura heads for Texas and Louisiana
Satellite images show that Hurricane Laura is threatening to smash homes and sink entire communities.
After wreaking destruction in Cuba and Haiti, 'major' Hurricane Laura storms towards Texas and Louisiana
Evacuations in the two US States were ordered, as “destructive waves” are expected, as well as up to 30cm of rain which could cause flash flooding.
US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
The Louisiana law is virtually identical to one in Texas that the court struck down in 2016.
Three people dead as several tornadoes rip through US Deep South
One of the tornadoes travelled along a path of about 100 km.
US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law
The case is seen as a test for two new judges appointed by Donald Trump.
Millions of US residents braced as Storm Barry nears hurricane strength as it approaches coast
Forecasters predict heavy rains, a potential storm surge and flooding reminiscent of 2005′s Hurricane Katrina.
Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban
Restrictions passed by a number of US States recently are expected to be blocked in lower courts and eventually appealed to the Supreme Court.
Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings
Dakota Theriot was being sought on first-degree murder and other charges.
Police in US investigate possible link between severed heads found 240km apart
The women’s heads were found in plastic bags in Texas and Louisiana.
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.
US braces itself as state of emergency declared ahead of Hurricane Nate's arrival
Forecasters say the category 1 hurricane is expected to hit the Gulf Coast of the US by this evening.
'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people
Kenneth James Gleason, from Louisiana, killed two black men last week.
Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey
The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.
Millions brace themselves as Hurricane Harvey heads towards Texas
The storm is due to make landfall tomorrow morning.
'Is race important?' US jury quizzed in trial of officers who fatally shot 6-year-old boy
Two police officers fired at Jeremy Mardis and his father during a traffic stop in November 2015.
Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’
The suit alleges that not allowing the embryos to be born is “depriving them of their inheritance”.
Police release body cam footage of officers fatally shooting 6-year-old boy
Jeremy Mardis was in the front passenger seat of an SUV when police opened fire on the vehicle.
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.
Video shows man being shot and killed by police outside Louisiana shop
An autopsy shows Alton Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds.
This little boy was caught secretly hugging his neighbour's dog after his own passed away
Ah here. Tissues, please.
READ: The disturbing final journal entries of the 'Trainwreck' cinema killer
John Russell Houser killed two people, before turning his gun on himself at a cinema in Louisiana last summer.
Son killed his dad and stabbed his mam "because he was left out of fast food order"
He was found after fleeing the scene.
"This was not a threatening situation": Anger as police charged with killing boy (6)
The two officers are facing murder charges after a boy was shot to death in the front seat of his father’s car.
Two officers arrested after six-year-old boy shot dead
“[The body camera footage] is the most disturbing thing I’ve seen.”
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened
Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.
Gunman who killed two women in Louisiana cinema was 'a drifter'
Nine people were also injured in the shooting.
People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote
And got VERY angry.
This video of an alligator attacking a truck will terrify you
Don’t you dare mess with a ‘gator.
Heart-stopping footage of a train ploughing into an 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks
Luckily nobody was killed in the accident.
Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent
The 64-year-old was freed following new information which showed he was not present at the murder he was accused of.