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# louisiana - Friday 28 August, 2020

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.

# louisiana - Thursday 27 August, 2020

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

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

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 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

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 This post contains videos

Three people dead as several tornadoes rip through US Deep South

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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.

# louisiana - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

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

An autopsy shows Alton Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds.

# louisiana - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This little boy was caught secretly hugging his neighbour's dog after his own passed away N'awwww

# louisiana - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

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.

# louisiana - Friday 27 November, 2015

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

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)

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

“[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

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'

Nine people were also injured in the shooting.

# louisiana - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

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

# louisiana - Friday 22 May, 2015

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

This video of an alligator attacking a truck will terrify you

Don’t you dare mess with a ‘gator.

# louisiana - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

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

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

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

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

Give or take a few strings of beads.

# louisiana - Friday 13 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Woman uses Christmas lights to give her neighbours the middle finger Flip The Lights

Woman uses Christmas lights to give her neighbours the middle finger

There’s no neighbourly love lost here.

# louisiana - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees Om Nom Nom

Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees

Damn nature, you scary.

# louisiana - Thursday 13 June, 2013

VIDEO: 33 people injured in explosion at Louisiana chemical factory Geismar This post contains videos

VIDEO: 33 people injured in explosion at Louisiana chemical factory

600 workers were inside when the blast occurred in a small town north of New Orleans this morning.

# louisiana - Sunday 12 May, 2013

12 people, including a child, shot at New Orleans' Mothers Day parade

Up to 400 people were participating in the parade at the time; three people were seen running from the scene.

# louisiana - Saturday 9 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Retired lab chimps get to go outside for the first time ever Chimps Outside This post contains videos

VIDEO: Retired lab chimps get to go outside for the first time ever

Look! It’s the sun!

# louisiana - Sunday 18 November, 2012

One body found near oil rig in Gulf of Mexico after explosion

Two workers have been missing since the explosion and fire on the oil rig on Friday.

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