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#Louisiana

# louisiana - Monday 6 September, 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 6,554 Views 2 Comments

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

# louisiana - Saturday 4 September, 2021

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 8,185 Views 2 Comments

US President Joe Biden surveyed the damage yesterday.

# louisiana - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

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 29,251 Views 7 Comments

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

# louisiana - Monday 30 August, 2021

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 35,122 Views 1 Comment

Forecasters warned of damaging winds, heavy rain that could cause flash floods, and life-threatening storm surges.

# louisiana - Sunday 29 August, 2021

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 16,697 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 - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

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 20,393 Views 4 Comments

Zeta broke the record for the earliest 27th named Atlantic storm – set on November 29 2005.

# louisiana - Friday 28 August, 2020

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 26,487 Views 4 Comments

Flooding and more tornadoes are possible as the storm moves through Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama.

# louisiana - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'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 37,059 Views 20 Comments

Videos on social media already show the damage from the storm.

# louisiana - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

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 46,580 Views 35 Comments

Satellite images show that Hurricane Laura is threatening to smash homes and sink entire communities.

# louisiana - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

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 16,732 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.

# louisiana - Monday 29 June, 2020

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 17,109 Views 42 Comments

The Louisiana law is virtually identical to one in Texas that the court struck down in 2016.

# louisiana - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

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 17,309 Views 6 Comments

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

# louisiana - Friday 4 October, 2019

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 9,874 Views 19 Comments

The case is seen as a test for two new judges appointed by Donald Trump.

# louisiana - Saturday 13 July, 2019

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 10,728 Views 2 Comments

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

# louisiana - Thursday 30 May, 2019

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

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 30th 2019, 8:41 AM 14,785 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.

# louisiana - Sunday 27 January, 2019

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 50,509 Views 16 Comments

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

# louisiana - Friday 27 April, 2018

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 30,324 Views 39 Comments

The women’s heads were found in plastic bags in Texas and Louisiana.

# louisiana - Thursday 16 November, 2017

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 25,665 Views 48 Comments

Wilbert Jones was only 19 when he was sentenced to life in prison.

# louisiana - Saturday 7 October, 2017

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 18,712 Views 18 Comments

Forecasters say the category 1 hurricane is expected to hit the Gulf Coast of the US by this evening.

# louisiana - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'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 20,005 Views 50 Comments

Kenneth James Gleason, from Louisiana, killed two black men last week.

# louisiana - Monday 28 August, 2017

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 16,343 Views 15 Comments

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

# louisiana - Friday 25 August, 2017

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 13,356 Views 7 Comments

The storm is due to make landfall tomorrow morning.

# louisiana - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'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 13,515 Views 0 Comments

Two police officers fired at Jeremy Mardis and his father during a traffic stop in November 2015.

# louisiana - Friday 9 December, 2016

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 25,007 Views 33 Comments

The suit alleges that not allowing the embryos to be born is “depriving them of their inheritance”.

# louisiana - Friday 30 September, 2016

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 33,903 Views 0 Comments

Jeremy Mardis was in the front passenger seat of an SUV when police opened fire on the vehicle.

# louisiana - Monday 15 August, 2016

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 8,613 Views 15 Comments

Over 20,000 people and hundreds of pets have been rescued from the floods so far.

# louisiana - Sunday 14 August, 2016

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 18,238 Views 32 Comments

Over 7,000 people have been rescued from flood waters in south Louisiana.

# louisiana - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

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 27,326 Views 189 Comments

An autopsy shows Alton Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds.

# louisiana - Thursday 9 June, 2016

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 8,391 Views 9 Comments

Ah here. Tissues, please.

# louisiana - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

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 16,516 Views 39 Comments

John Russell Houser killed two people, before turning his gun on himself at a cinema in Louisiana last summer.

# louisiana - Friday 27 November, 2015

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 24,285 Views 59 Comments

He was found after fleeing the scene.

# louisiana - Monday 9 November, 2015

"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 17,787 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.

# louisiana - Saturday 7 November, 2015

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 23,733 Views 0 Comments

“[The body camera footage] is the most disturbing thing I’ve seen.”

# louisiana - Saturday 29 August, 2015

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 18,112 Views 5 Comments

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

# louisiana - Friday 24 July, 2015

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 33,312 Views 56 Comments

Nine people were also injured in the shooting.

# louisiana - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

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 4,486 Views 1 Comment

And got VERY angry.

# louisiana - Friday 22 May, 2015

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 4,116 Views 1 Comment

Don’t you dare mess with a ‘gator.

# louisiana - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

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 2,720 Views 0 Comments

Luckily nobody was killed in the accident.

# louisiana - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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 31,878 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.

# louisiana - Saturday 8 March, 2014

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 9,131 Views 4 Comments

Give or take a few strings of beads.

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