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Baton Rouge Police Fire Officer, Suspend Another for 2016 Shooting Death of Alton Sterling

Baton Rouge Police Fire Officer, Suspend Another for 2016 Shooting Death of Alton Sterling

Police also released body camera footage of the deadly encounter
Police officer who killed Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge is fired

Police officer who killed Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge is fired

Police chief says decision to remove Blake Salamoni over 2016 shooting is ‘based on the facts of the case’ not emotions or politicsThe police officer who shot and killed Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge
Accused Louisiana Serial Killer Won’t Face Death Penalty

Accused Louisiana Serial Killer Won’t Face Death Penalty

He is charged with shooting four men outside their homes

Mayor of Cash-Strapped Louisiana City Pitches ICO

The mayor-president of Lafayette thinks the local government needs a cryptocurrency, but is vague about what purpose it would serve.
Scientists unveil new tool in fight against US coastline erosion – video report

Scientists unveil new tool in fight against US coastline erosion – video report

Scientists working on solutions to fight the decades of erosion suffered by Louisiana's coastline have unveiled a new tool: an enormous replica of the Mississippi river. The model will help scientists
3 states where teachers could go on strike next

3 states where teachers could go on strike next

As thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado mark their second day of walkouts Friday, there are also rumblings of possible strikes in other states, with educators throughout the country demanding
Actors were paid to attend New Orleans city council meetings supporting power plant

Actors were paid to attend New Orleans city council meetings supporting power plant

Some of the concerned citizens who turned up at city council meetings in New Orleans to support a proposed power plant were in fact paid actors, according to a new report. The Lens New Orleans
Louisiana judge sides with Black residents, rules against Bayou Bridge pipeline backers

Louisiana judge sides with Black residents, rules against Bayou Bridge pipeline backers

A state district court judge says Louisiana violated state law in issuing a coastal permit for the construction of a controversial pipeline. The decision could once again halt construction on the

In Louisiana GOP Tosses Grandma In The Street For A 1-Cent Tax Cut

Two words: death panels. USA Today: Louisiana's Department of Health will begin sending nursing home eviction notices Thursday to more than 30,000 residents who could lose Medicaid under the budget

Esports Overwatch League heads to hipster Brooklyn for its finals

What could be more perfect than moving the inaugural championship finals for an esports league from its Los Angeles home to Brooklyn? For Overwatch League, the esports conference created by fiat from
Other Rooms: In the Heart of Louisiana, One Man’s Impossibly Ornate Home

Other Rooms: In the Heart of Louisiana, One Man’s Impossibly Ornate Home

Robert E. Smith’s five-story, sanded-concrete tower is surrounded by a moat and fronted by a pair of giant live oak trees.
8-Year-Old Girl Hugging Police Officers Across the Country

8-Year-Old Girl Hugging Police Officers Across the Country

Rosalyn Baldwin says "God decided" she should take up this unique mission.
Supreme Court Rules for Death Row Inmate Betrayed by His Lawyer

Supreme Court Rules for Death Row Inmate Betrayed by His Lawyer

Robert McCoy had insisted that he did not commit a triple murder and had told his lawyer that he wanted to clear his name. But the lawyer pursued a different strategy.
Louisiana just moved closer to restoring voting rights to people on probation and parole

Louisiana just moved closer to restoring voting rights to people on probation and parole

Louisiana’s Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would restore voting rights to people with felony records who are on probation or parole, as long as they have been out of
Louisiana Prosecutors Try but Can’t Stop Ex-Felons From Regaining Voting Rights

Louisiana Prosecutors Try but Can’t Stop Ex-Felons From Regaining Voting Rights

Despite a last-ditch effort to overturn a recent bill restoring voting rights to ex-felons in Louisiana, legislators in the Statehouse recently passed a bill doing just that, another victory for
Louisiana Becomes 25th State to Bar Business Ties with Companies Boycotting Israel

Louisiana Becomes 25th State to Bar Business Ties with Companies Boycotting Israel

TEL AVIV - Louisiana on Tuesday became the 25th U.S. state to bar state government agencies from doing business with companies that are involved in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS)
Louisiana Man Struck and Killed While Picking Up Debris From Roadway; Crass Social Media Posts Following Death Spark Outrage

Louisiana Man Struck and Killed While Picking Up Debris From Roadway; Crass Social Media Posts Following Death Spark Outrage

A 31-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday, apparently while he was removing debris from the roadway of U.S. Highway 171.Read more...
Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards Signs 15-Week Abortion Ban into Law

Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards Signs 15-Week Abortion Ban into Law

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, signed a bill into law that bans abortion after 15 weeks.