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From TheJournal.ie Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings Louisiana

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.

From TheJournal.ie Police in US investigate possible link between severed heads found 240km apart Red Hair

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man who spent 45 years in jail for rape finally has conviction overturned Louisiana

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.

From TheJournal.ie US braces itself as state of emergency declared ahead of Hurricane Nate's arrival Storm's Coming

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people Racial Attack

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey HURRICANE HARVEY

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.

From TheJournal.ie Millions brace themselves as Hurricane Harvey heads towards Texas HARVEY HIGH SWELL

Millions brace themselves as Hurricane Harvey heads towards Texas

The storm is due to make landfall tomorrow morning.

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’ Bizarre Lawsuit

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Police release body cam footage of officers fatally shooting 6-year-old boy Louisiana

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.

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands Louisiana

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows man being shot and killed by police outside Louisiana shop Alton Sterling

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

An autopsy shows Alton Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds.

From TheJournal.ie READ: The disturbing final journal entries of the 'Trainwreck' cinema killer John Russell Houser

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.

From TheJournal.ie Son killed his dad and stabbed his mam "because he was left out of fast food order" Louisiana

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

He was found after fleeing the scene.

From TheJournal.ie "This was not a threatening situation": Anger as police charged with killing boy (6) Louisiana

"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.

From TheJournal.ie Two officers arrested after six-year-old boy shot dead Louisiana

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened Katrina10

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

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman who killed two women in Louisiana cinema was 'a drifter' Shooting

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

Nine people were also injured in the shooting.

This video of an alligator attacking a truck will terrify you

Don’t you dare mess with a ‘gator.

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

Luckily nobody was killed in the accident.

From TheJournal.ie Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent Justice

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.

From TheJournal.ie Mardi Gras in New Orleans a century ago was still a wild party Fat Tuesday

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

Give or take a few strings of beads.

Woman uses Christmas lights to give her neighbours the middle finger

There’s no neighbourly love lost here.

Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees

Damn nature, you scary.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 12 people, including a child, shot at New Orleans' Mothers Day parade Louisiana

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.

VIDEO: Retired lab chimps get to go outside for the first time ever Chimps Outside This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie One body found near oil rig in Gulf of Mexico after explosion Louisiana

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.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion and fire at oil rig leaves two missing Coast Guard

Explosion and fire at oil rig leaves two missing

The coast guard is searching for the two missing people and said four people had been sent to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie BP agrees €3.52 billion settlement over Gulf of Mexico oil spill Oil Spill

BP agrees €3.52 billion settlement over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

The settlement includes about €1 billion in criminal fines – the biggest criminal penalty in US history.

From TheJournal.ie Isaac downgraded to tropical storm as curfew remains Isaac

Isaac downgraded to tropical storm as curfew remains

A curfew has been ordered in New Orleans as tropical storm Isaac continues.

From TheJournal.ie Isaac makes second landfall as New Orleans faces 80mph winds Hurricane Isaac

Isaac makes second landfall as New Orleans faces 80mph winds

Hurricane Isaac came shore at 12:45am Irish time – and again this morning – on the seventh anniversary of Katrina.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast Isaac This post contains videos

Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast

President Obama has called on residents in the storm’s projected path to heed the warnings, saying: “Now’s not the time to tempt fate.”

From TheJournal.ie Isaac: “On the verge becoming a hurricane” Isaac

Isaac: “On the verge becoming a hurricane”

Tropical Storm Isaac may to be upgraded to a hurricane – and could hit the day before the seventh anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina disaster in New Orleans.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie New Orleans braces for Isaac, seven years after Hurricane Katrina Isaac This post contains videos

New Orleans braces for Isaac, seven years after Hurricane Katrina

The tropical storms is expected to build strength as it approaches America’s Gulf Coast.

From TheJournal.ie BP agrees $7.8bn compensation for Gulf of Mexico oil spill Deepwater Horizon This post contains videos

BP agrees $7.8bn compensation for Gulf of Mexico oil spill

The company will make settlements with more than 100,000 people hit by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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