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U.S. justices sympathize with death row inmate's claim against lawyer

Added: 17.01.2018 13:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled sympathy toward a Louisiana death row inmate convicted of a 2008 triple murder who is seeking a new trial because his lawyer told jurors over the defendant's objections that the man had carried out the shootings.


Deep South, deep freeze: Ice and snow turn travel treacherous

Added: 17.01.2018 4:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ice and snow turned travel treacherous across the South, shutting down interstates in Louisiana, causing highway crashes in Kentucky and closing airport runways in Texas as snow turned the red clay white and prompted schools to close across the region.

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School superintendent takes blame for dramatic teacher arrest

Added: 15.01.2018 13:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

A Louisiana superintendent tearfully accepts responsibility for a school board meeting gone awry.


Frustration grows 18 months into police shooting probes

Added: 13.01.2018 12:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

A criminal investigation of a deadly police shooting in Louisiana's capital has lasted more than 18 months, frustrating some local officials along with relatives of the man who was killed


Deep South road trip: discover a magical corner of south-east USA

Added: 12.01.2018 16:36 | 5 views | 0 comments

Two weeks is enough to comfortably journey 2,000 miles through the history, music and food of Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama

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Groups sue to block construction of Louisiana oil pipeline

Added: 12.01.2018 13:58 | 2 views | 0 comments

Environmental groups have sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a bid to block construction of a 162-mile-long (261-kilometer) crude oil pipeline across south Louisiana, including through the environmentally fragile Atchafalaya (uh-CHAF-uh-LIE-uh) Basin river swamp.


US rig count jumps by 15 to 939; Louisiana, New Mexico add 5

Added: 12.01.2018 13:45 | 3 views | 0 comments

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 15 this week to 939.


Wrong Vermilion: Louisiana arrest prompts hate mail to Ohio

Added: 12.01.2018 8:12 | 3 views | 0 comments

An Ohio police department receiving angry emails and Facebook messages about the controversial arrest of a teacher is asking the senders to stop for one key reason: It actually happened in a similarly named community in Louisiana.


Arrested Louisiana teacher says lawsuit seems likely: 'My First Amendment rights were violated'

Added: 12.01.2018 2:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

A Louisiana teacher ejected from a school board meeting and roughly handcuffed in a video-recorded arrest after she questioned her superintendent's pay raise said she thinks a lawsuit is likely in the case.
Deyshia Hargrave declined, at first, to say with certainty whether she would file a lawsuit...


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