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Louisiana prepares for life-threatening storm surge as Zeta regains hurricane strength
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Louisiana prepares for life-threatening storm surge as Zeta regains hurricane strength

Oct 28th 2020, 9:49 AM 20,380 Views 4 Comments

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

Louisiana left devastated as Hurricane Laura’s remnants move eastwards
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Louisiana left devastated as Hurricane Laura’s remnants move eastwards

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 3:26 PM 26,471 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 27th 2020, 11:00 AM 37,028 Views 20 Comments

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

Coastal residents urged to flee as 'catastrophic' Hurricane Laura heads for Texas and Louisiana
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Coastal residents urged to flee as 'catastrophic' Hurricane Laura heads for Texas and Louisiana

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 10:47 PM 46,554 Views 34 Comments

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

After wreaking destruction in Cuba and Haiti, 'major' Hurricane Laura storms towards Texas and Louisiana
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After wreaking destruction in Cuba and Haiti, 'major' Hurricane Laura storms towards Texas and Louisiana

Aug 25th 2020, 9:11 PM 16,703 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.

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
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US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

Jun 29th 2020, 5:11 PM 17,081 Views 42 Comments

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

Three people dead as several tornadoes rip through US Deep South
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Three people dead as several tornadoes rip through US Deep South

Dec 17th 2019, 7:38 AM 17,296 Views 6 Comments

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

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law
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US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

Oct 4th 2019, 9:57 PM 9,861 Views 19 Comments

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

Millions of US residents braced as Storm Barry nears hurricane strength as it approaches coast
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Millions of US residents braced as Storm Barry nears hurricane strength as it approaches coast

Jul 13th 2019, 12:00 PM 10,718 Views 2 Comments

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

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

May 30th 2019, 8:41 AM 14,767 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.

Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings
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Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings

Jan 27th 2019, 12:18 PM 50,488 Views 16 Comments

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

Police in US investigate possible link between severed heads found 240km apart
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Police in US investigate possible link between severed heads found 240km apart

Apr 27th 2018, 7:20 AM 30,305 Views 39 Comments

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

Man who spent 45 years in jail for rape finally has conviction overturned
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Man who spent 45 years in jail for rape finally has conviction overturned

Nov 16th 2017, 2:41 PM 25,638 Views 48 Comments

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

US braces itself as state of emergency declared ahead of Hurricane Nate's arrival
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US braces itself as state of emergency declared ahead of Hurricane Nate's arrival

Oct 7th 2017, 1:33 PM 18,700 Views 18 Comments

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

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people
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'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people

Sep 20th 2017, 4:18 PM 19,978 Views 50 Comments

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

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey
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Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey

Aug 28th 2017, 9:56 PM 16,316 Views 15 Comments

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

Millions brace themselves as Hurricane Harvey heads towards Texas
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Millions brace themselves as Hurricane Harvey heads towards Texas

Aug 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 13,341 Views 7 Comments

The storm is due to make landfall tomorrow morning.

'Is race important?' US jury quizzed in trial of officers who fatally shot 6-year-old boy
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'Is race important?' US jury quizzed in trial of officers who fatally shot 6-year-old boy

Mar 14th 2017, 8:11 AM 13,493 Views 0 Comments

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

Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’
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Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’

Dec 9th 2016, 8:35 AM 24,959 Views 33 Comments

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

Police release body cam footage of officers fatally shooting 6-year-old boy
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Police release body cam footage of officers fatally shooting 6-year-old boy

Sep 30th 2016, 8:56 PM 33,892 Views 0 Comments

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

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands
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State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands

Aug 15th 2016, 8:36 AM 8,597 Views 15 Comments

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

Dramatic footage shows woman and dog being pulled from a sinking car in Louisiana floods
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Dramatic footage shows woman and dog being pulled from a sinking car in Louisiana floods

Aug 14th 2016, 7:23 PM 18,149 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Jul 6th 2016, 10:04 AM 27,247 Views 189 Comments

An autopsy shows Alton Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds.

This little boy was caught secretly hugging his neighbour's dog after his own passed away
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# N'awwww

This little boy was caught secretly hugging his neighbour's dog after his own passed away

Jun 9th 2016, 11:35 AM 8,365 Views 9 Comments

Ah here. Tissues, please.

READ: The disturbing final journal entries of the 'Trainwreck' cinema killer
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READ: The disturbing final journal entries of the 'Trainwreck' cinema killer

Jan 13th 2016, 11:58 PM 16,433 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Nov 27th 2015, 10:35 PM 24,275 Views 59 Comments

He was found after fleeing the scene.

"This was not a threatening situation": Anger as police charged with killing boy (6)
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"This was not a threatening situation": Anger as police charged with killing boy (6)

Nov 9th 2015, 10:11 PM 17,771 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.

Two officers arrested after six-year-old boy shot dead
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Two officers arrested after six-year-old boy shot dead

Nov 7th 2015, 1:44 PM 23,717 Views 0 Comments

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

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened
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Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened

Aug 29th 2015, 10:50 PM 17,774 Views 6 Comments

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

Gunman who killed two women in Louisiana cinema was 'a drifter'
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Gunman who killed two women in Louisiana cinema was 'a drifter'

Jul 24th 2015, 11:14 PM 33,285 Views 56 Comments

Nine people were also injured in the shooting.

People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote
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People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote

May 26th 2015, 10:42 AM 4,472 Views 1 Comment

And got VERY angry.

This video of an alligator attacking a truck will terrify you
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This video of an alligator attacking a truck will terrify you

May 22nd 2015, 8:35 AM 3,968 Views 1 Comment

Don’t you dare mess with a ‘gator.

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

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

Oct 7th 2014, 9:07 AM 2,707 Views 0 Comments

Luckily nobody was killed in the accident.

Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent
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Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent

Mar 12th 2014, 8:16 AM 31,861 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.

Mardi Gras in New Orleans a century ago was still a wild party
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Mardi Gras in New Orleans a century ago was still a wild party

Mar 8th 2014, 5:30 PM 9,118 Views 4 Comments

Give or take a few strings of beads.

Woman uses Christmas lights to give her neighbours the middle finger
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# Flip The Lights

Woman uses Christmas lights to give her neighbours the middle finger

Dec 13th 2013, 6:00 PM 34,759 Views 22 Comments

There’s no neighbourly love lost here.

Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees
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# Om Nom Nom

Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees

Aug 22nd 2013, 9:05 AM 21,921 Views 50 Comments

Damn nature, you scary.

VIDEO: 33 people injured in explosion at Louisiana chemical factory
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VIDEO: 33 people injured in explosion at Louisiana chemical factory

Jun 13th 2013, 7:24 PM 3,404 Views 2 Comments

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

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

May 12th 2013, 10:33 PM 30,388 Views 90 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 9th 2013, 11:59 AM 14,804 Views 45 Comments

Look! It’s the sun!

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