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# louisiana - Thursday 16 November, 2017

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.

# louisiana - Saturday 7 October, 2017

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.

# louisiana - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'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.

# louisiana - Monday 28 August, 2017

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.

# louisiana - Friday 25 August, 2017

Millions brace themselves as Hurricane Harvey heads towards Texas

The storm is due to make landfall tomorrow morning.

# louisiana - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'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.

# louisiana - Friday 9 December, 2016

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”.

# louisiana - Friday 30 September, 2016

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.

# louisiana - Monday 15 August, 2016

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.

# louisiana - Sunday 14 August, 2016

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.

# louisiana - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

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

An autopsy shows Alton Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds.

# louisiana - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This little boy was caught secretly hugging his neighbour's dog after his own passed away N'awwww

# louisiana - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

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.

# louisiana - Friday 27 November, 2015

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

He was found after fleeing the scene.

# louisiana - Monday 9 November, 2015

"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.

# louisiana - Saturday 7 November, 2015

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

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

# louisiana - Saturday 29 August, 2015

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

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

# louisiana - Friday 24 July, 2015

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

Nine people were also injured in the shooting.

# louisiana - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote Satire

# louisiana - Friday 22 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge This video of an alligator attacking a truck will terrify you See Ya Later

This video of an alligator attacking a truck will terrify you

Don’t you dare mess with a ‘gator.

# louisiana - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Heart-stopping footage of a train ploughing into an 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks Lucky Escape

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

Luckily nobody was killed in the accident.

# louisiana - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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.

# louisiana - Saturday 8 March, 2014

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

Give or take a few strings of beads.

# louisiana - Friday 13 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Woman uses Christmas lights to give her neighbours the middle finger Flip The Lights

Woman uses Christmas lights to give her neighbours the middle finger

There’s no neighbourly love lost here.

# louisiana - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees Om Nom Nom

Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees

Damn nature, you scary.

# louisiana - Thursday 13 June, 2013

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.

# louisiana - Sunday 12 May, 2013

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.

# louisiana - Saturday 9 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Retired lab chimps get to go outside for the first time ever Chimps Outside This post contains videos

# louisiana - Sunday 18 November, 2012

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.

# louisiana - Friday 16 November, 2012

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.

# louisiana - Thursday 15 November, 2012

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.

# louisiana - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Isaac downgraded to tropical storm as curfew remains

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

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.

# louisiana - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

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.”

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.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

# louisiana - Monday 27 August, 2012

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.

# louisiana - Saturday 3 March, 2012

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.

# louisiana - Friday 2 September, 2011

State of emergency declared as Hurricane Lee approaches southern US coast

The US coast from Texas to Florida is bracing for heavy winds and rainfall of up to 20 inches in some places.

# louisiana - Monday 15 August, 2011

US man suspected of decapitating 7-year-old son US

US man suspected of decapitating 7-year-old son

Louisiana police say the 30-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of killing his disabled son.

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