Louisiana

3 cops shot dead in Baton Rouge, gunman killed

Three police officers are shot dead and three others are injured in a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with one suspect dead and two others possibly at large.

October 8, 2017
October 8, 2017

Deadly Hurricane Nate hits southern US

Hurricane Nate slammed into the southeastern tip of the US state of Louisiana on Saturday and headed toward Mississippi after leaving dozens dead and causing widespread flooding in Central America

July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016

3 cops shot dead in Baton Rouge, gunman killed

Three police officers are shot dead and three others are injured in a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with one suspect dead and two others possibly at large.

February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

US man freed after 43 years in solitary

The longest-serving prisoner to be held in solitary confinement in US history, Albert Woodfox, has walked free in Louisiana after 43 years.

November 7, 2015
November 7, 2015
USA

2 charged over US boy's fatal shooting

Two marshals in the US state of Louisiana are to be charged with murder after the fatal shooting of a six-year-old boy.

July 24, 2015
July 24, 2015

Gunman kills two at Louisiana theater

A lone gunman opens fire inside a crowded movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring seven others before taking his own life.

June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015

US man freed after 43 years' solitary

An US state court orders the release of an inmate who has been in solitary confinement for more than 40 years.