A Black man whose life sentence for making off with hedge clippers in a 1997 burglary drew scathing criticism from the chief justice of Louisiana’s Supreme Court was granted parole Thursday.
An 11-year-old Louisiana boy was taken into custody by police on Sunday, after stealing a school bus and leading officers on a chase, which ended in a crash.
San Diego animal care agencies worked together to evacuate more than 100 dogs from Louisiana on Thursday, October 8, before "Hurricane Delta made landfall.
A dozen Red Cross volunteers from Georgia were headed to Louisiana to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Delta that made landfall on Friday evening. The Category 2 storm gave a second hit to the Lake Charles area that was already hard-hit by Hurricane Laura just a few short weeks ago.
Hurricane Delta made landfall just after 7 p.m. Eastern near Creole, Louisiana. It had weakened slightly to a Catagory 2 hurricane before it moved ashore, pushing storm surge ahead of it, pounding the area with high winds and drenching the state in rain.
A Louisiana priest who was arrested for obscenity last week was allegedly caught having sex with two dominatrices on the altar of his church, court documents revealed, according to reports.
A New Orleans police officer is behind bars, accused of molesting a teenage girl while he was investigating a separate sexual assault case in which she was the victim.
A bridge inspector was working 120 feet above the Mississippi River when he spotted a distressed dog beneath the deck.
Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line around 5:45 am. Wednesday with 105 mph winds and rain measured in feet, not inches, swamping homes and trapping people in high water as it pushed inland for what could be a slow and disastrous drenching across the Deep South.
Police in Kenner, Louisiana, say three brothers have been accused of raping a 10-year-old girl after forcing their way into a bathroom where she was hiding.
A man considered to be the nation's oldest living World War II veteran celebrated his 111th birthday this weekend.
A Louisiana dog needed the help of firefighters after getting stuck under a fence while trying to escape a backyard late last month.
The Operation Blue Roof program is currently active in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, and Vernon parishes.
An 8-year-old aspiring drum major was spotted honing his skills in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on August 30.
So far 18 deaths in Texas and Louisiana have been attributed to the storm; more than half of those people were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning from the unsafe operation of generators.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury had voted just weeks prior to leave the South’s Defenders Monument on the grounds of the courthouse.
One of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S. pounded the Gulf Coast with wind and rain early Thursday morning, but Laura rapidly weakened and was downgraded to a tropical storm by afternoon.
Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with heavy wind and torrential rain, unleashing a wall of seawater on cities in its path.
Hurricane Laura has exploded into a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane, hours before it is expected to make landfall, striking Texas and Louisiana.
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy has photographed Hurricane Laura from his vantage point on the International Space Station.