Fate Winslow was approached by undercover officers in 2008 and they asked where to buy some marijuana. He borrowed a bike, found some marijuana, and gave it to officers who then gave him $5. He got life in prison.
Bob Hannaford, the organizer of the annual Naughty in N'awlins swingers gathering wrote in a blog post that "If I could go back in time, I would not produce this event again."
A Louisiana sheriff says his office is “working hard to ensure no stone is left unturned” in determining what led to the death of a Black 15-year-old whose disappearance sparked speculation about racial crime.
An attorney for Quawan Charles’ family said a graphic photo of the 15-year-old’s body shows severe damage to his face, and his family says they suspect foul play.
Trees on top of buses and cars. Roofs ripped off homes. Boats pushed onshore.
Hurricane Zeta was speeding toward storm-weary Louisiana with landfall expected Wednesday afternoon.
If Zeta makes landfall in Louisiana, it will be the fifth named storm to hit the state this year, joining Cristobal, Laura, Marco and Delta. Texas is not in the cone of uncertainty.
The Trump Administration on Saturday approved a major disaster declaration for Louisiana, making federal assistance available to supplement state and local recovery efforts after Hurricane Delta.
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.
Delta is now a category 1 hurricane with winds at 75 miles per hour. Delta made landfall around 6 p.m. Friday evening.
The Liberty County Sheriff’s Office says it appears the 29-year-old woman had been shot several times through her driver’s side window shortly after leaving a church service in the area.
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 group of Hurricane Laura evacuees, who are unable to return home yet, are being asked to leave the Spring hotel where they are currently seeking shelter.
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.
The boy was arrested Sept. 7 on a charge of second-degree murder, authorities said.
Police in Louisiana say a toddler was fatally shot while riding in a vehicle along a Louisiana road late Friday.
The Operation Blue Roof program is currently active in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, and Vernon parishes.
While the chlorine fire was being monitored as a potential health threat, Louisiana environmental spokesman Greg Langley says he knows of no other major industrial health risks from the storm in the state. He said restoring power and water was a bigger priority.