Louisiana

Louisiana Police Officer Sues Black Lives Matter Leaders Over Baton Rouge Shooting

A Louisiana police officer who was wounded in a Baton Rouge shooting last year that left three officers dead sued Black Lives Matter leaders on Friday, claiming they incited violence that prompted the attack. Filed in a U.S. district court in Louisiana, the lawsuit names DeRay McKesson and four other leaders from Black Lives Matter(…)

Jeremy Mardis: Louisiana Police Release Body Cam Footage Showing Fatal Shooting of 6-Year-Old Boy

Former Marksville, Louisiana police officers Norris J. Greenhouse and Derrick W. Stafford are currently awaiting trial for the murder of Jeremy Mardis, a 6-year-old autistic boy who was shot to death while seated in the passenger seat of his father’s car. The shooting occurred on November 3, 2015, but body cam footage that shows the(…)

Louisiana Searches for Living and Dead After Devastating Floods

(ST. AMANT, La.) — Louisiana continues to dig itself out from devastating floods, with search parties going door to door looking for survivors or bodies trapped by flooding so powerful in some cases it disturbed the dead and sent caskets floating from cemeteries. At least 13 people died in the flooding that swept through parts(…)

Taylor Swift Donates $1 Million To Louisiana Flood Victims

She truly has a heart of gold… Since Friday, Louisiana has experienced horrendous flooding that has killed 11 citizens and has damaged around 40,000 homes. Although 30,000 people have been rescued from submerged homes and vehicles, the state is still undergoing a major crisis. On Tuesday, Taylor Swift announced she is donating $ 1 million(…)