Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards on Friday signed a bill into law that makes it a crime to throw water on members of law enforcement. The bill amends previous Louisiana law that excluded water from the list of liquids that can lead to criminal charges if thrown on an officer, WAFB reports.
In the early 2000s, a serial killer snaked his way through the communities of southern Louisiana. Preying on people’s kindness, he asked for directions or charmed them with a smile before forcing his way inside women’s homes to assault and murder them.
A Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy and a Thibodaux Fire Department volunteer firefighter have both been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography.
Four adults and a child were taken to a hospital after being shot in broad daylight Sunday in Louisiana, authorities said.
Two officers were shot in a northern residential district in the city, and one of the officers later succumbed.
The city of Crowley, La., recently instituted a curfew to help curb the spread of COVID-19, prompting the city’s police department to use a siren to signal the order going into effect at 9 p.m.
Authorities in Louisiana say a man kidnapped a woman and fatally shot her when she escaped
The sheriff’s deputy’s son who was arrested in a series of fires set at African American churches in Louisiana last spring pleaded guilty Monday to four federal criminal counts.
A twin-engine plane crashed in Lafayette, Louisiana, about an hour west of the capital Baton Rouge.The crash killed five passengers, including Carley McCord, the daughter-in-law of LSU’s offensive coach. Miraculously, one person survived. David Begnaud reports.,