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# louisiana - Last year 2021

Shortages of supplies and workers to delay damage repairs in US after Hurricane Ida
# Storm
# Storm

Shortages of supplies and workers to delay damage repairs in US after Hurricane Ida

Sep 6th 2021, 5:23 PM 6,557 Views 2 Comments

The hurricane damaged or destroyed more than 22,000 power poles.

One million people without power as Biden visits areas devastated by Hurricane Ida
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

One million people without power as Biden visits areas devastated by Hurricane Ida

Sep 4th 2021, 2:45 PM 8,204 Views 2 Comments

US President Joe Biden surveyed the damage yesterday.

Hurricane Ida: Two dead as road collapses in Mississippi
# Hurricane
# Hurricane

Hurricane Ida: Two dead as road collapses in Mississippi

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 4:24 PM 29,256 Views 7 Comments

Seven vehicles were involved in the accident, including a motorcycle.

Hurricane Ida knocks out New Orleans power on deadly path through Louisiana
# United States
# United States

Hurricane Ida knocks out New Orleans power on deadly path through Louisiana

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 9:59 AM 35,129 Views 2 Comments

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
# Louisiana

Evacuations continue as Hurricane Ida hurtles towards New Orleans

Aug 29th 2021, 9:43 AM 16,703 Views 8 Comments

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said Ida would be one of the most powerful storms to hit the state since the 1850s.

# louisiana - All time

Louisiana prepares for life-threatening storm surge as Zeta regains hurricane strength
# Hurricane
# Hurricane

Louisiana prepares for life-threatening storm surge as Zeta regains hurricane strength

Oct 28th 2020, 9:49 AM 20,414 Views 4 Comments

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
# Tornadoes
# Tornadoes

Louisiana left devastated as Hurricane Laura’s remnants move eastwards

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 3:26 PM 26,489 Views 4 Comments

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
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Laura reaches Louisiana with wind speeds of 240 km/hr

Updated Aug 27th 2020, 11:00 AM 37,061 Views 20 Comments

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
# Hurricane Laura
# Hurricane Laura

Coastal residents urged to flee as 'catastrophic' Hurricane Laura heads for Texas and Louisiana

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 10:47 PM 46,587 Views 35 Comments

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
# Evacuations

After wreaking destruction in Cuba and Haiti, 'major' Hurricane Laura storms towards Texas and Louisiana

Aug 25th 2020, 9:11 PM 16,738 Views 3 Comments

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
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

Jun 29th 2020, 5:11 PM 17,112 Views 42 Comments

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
# Tornado Alley
# Tornado Alley

Three people dead as several tornadoes rip through US Deep South

Dec 17th 2019, 7:38 AM 17,313 Views 6 Comments

One of the tornadoes travelled along a path of about 100 km.

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law
# Reproductive Rights
# Reproductive Rights

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

Oct 4th 2019, 9:57 PM 9,880 Views 19 Comments

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
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Millions of US residents braced as Storm Barry nears hurricane strength as it approaches coast

Jul 13th 2019, 12:00 PM 10,732 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters predict heavy rains, a potential storm surge and flooding reminiscent of 2005′s Hurricane Katrina.

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 30th 2019, 8:41 AM 14,797 Views 191 Comments

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
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings

Jan 27th 2019, 12:18 PM 50,514 Views 17 Comments

Dakota Theriot was being sought on first-degree murder and other charges.

Police in US investigate possible link between severed heads found 240km apart
# Red Hair
# Red Hair

Police in US investigate possible link between severed heads found 240km apart

Apr 27th 2018, 7:20 AM 30,333 Views 39 Comments

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
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Man who spent 45 years in jail for rape finally has conviction overturned

Nov 16th 2017, 2:41 PM 25,671 Views 48 Comments

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
# Storm's Coming
# Storm's Coming

US braces itself as state of emergency declared ahead of Hurricane Nate's arrival

Oct 7th 2017, 1:33 PM 18,717 Views 18 Comments

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
# Racial Attack
# Racial Attack

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people

Sep 20th 2017, 4:18 PM 20,012 Views 50 Comments

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
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey

Aug 28th 2017, 9:56 PM 16,349 Views 15 Comments

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
# HARVEY HIGH SWELL
# HARVEY HIGH SWELL

Millions brace themselves as Hurricane Harvey heads towards Texas

Aug 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 13,361 Views 7 Comments

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
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

'Is race important?' US jury quizzed in trial of officers who fatally shot 6-year-old boy

Mar 14th 2017, 8:11 AM 13,518 Views 0 Comments

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’
# Bizarre Lawsuit
# Bizarre Lawsuit

Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’

Dec 9th 2016, 8:35 AM 25,021 Views 33 Comments

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
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Police release body cam footage of officers fatally shooting 6-year-old boy

Sep 30th 2016, 8:56 PM 33,911 Views 0 Comments

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
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands

Aug 15th 2016, 8:36 AM 8,618 Views 15 Comments

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
# Baton Rouge
# Baton Rouge

Dramatic footage shows woman and dog being pulled from a sinking car in Louisiana floods

Aug 14th 2016, 7:23 PM 18,250 Views 32 Comments

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
# Alton Sterling
# Alton Sterling

Video shows man being shot and killed by police outside Louisiana shop

Jul 6th 2016, 10:04 AM 27,349 Views 189 Comments

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
# N'awwww
From The Daily Edge
# N'awwww

This little boy was caught secretly hugging his neighbour's dog after his own passed away

Jun 9th 2016, 11:35 AM 8,397 Views 9 Comments

Ah here. Tissues, please.

READ: The disturbing final journal entries of the 'Trainwreck' cinema killer
# John Russell Houser
# John Russell Houser

READ: The disturbing final journal entries of the 'Trainwreck' cinema killer

Jan 13th 2016, 11:58 PM 16,534 Views 39 Comments

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"
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Son killed his dad and stabbed his mam "because he was left out of fast food order"

Nov 27th 2015, 10:35 PM 24,296 Views 59 Comments

He was found after fleeing the scene.

"This was not a threatening situation": Anger as police charged with killing boy (6)
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

"This was not a threatening situation": Anger as police charged with killing boy (6)

Nov 9th 2015, 10:11 PM 17,789 Views 26 Comments

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
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Two officers arrested after six-year-old boy shot dead

Nov 7th 2015, 1:44 PM 23,742 Views 0 Comments

“[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
# Katrina10
# Katrina10

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened

Aug 29th 2015, 10:50 PM 18,215 Views 6 Comments

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

Gunman who killed two women in Louisiana cinema was 'a drifter'
# Shooting
# Shooting

Gunman who killed two women in Louisiana cinema was 'a drifter'

Jul 24th 2015, 11:14 PM 33,319 Views 56 Comments

Nine people were also injured in the shooting.

People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote
# Satire
From The Daily Edge
# Satire

People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote

May 26th 2015, 10:42 AM 4,499 Views 1 Comment

And got VERY angry.

This video of an alligator attacking a truck will terrify you
# See Ya Later
From The Daily Edge
# See Ya Later

This video of an alligator attacking a truck will terrify you

May 22nd 2015, 8:35 AM 4,134 Views 1 Comment

Don’t you dare mess with a ‘gator.

Heart-stopping footage of a train ploughing into an 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks
# Lucky Escape
From The Daily Edge
# Lucky Escape

Heart-stopping footage of a train ploughing into an 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks

Oct 7th 2014, 9:07 AM 2,727 Views 0 Comments

Luckily nobody was killed in the accident.

Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent
# Justice
# Justice

Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent

Mar 12th 2014, 8:16 AM 31,883 Views 96 Comments

The 64-year-old was freed following new information which showed he was not present at the murder he was accused of.

Mardi Gras in New Orleans a century ago was still a wild party
# Fat Tuesday
# Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras in New Orleans a century ago was still a wild party

Mar 8th 2014, 5:30 PM 9,135 Views 4 Comments

Give or take a few strings of beads.

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