The second large-scale fire in California this week is raging through the southern part of the state, and the fatal flooding in Louisiana is worsening. Combined with the fact that this past July was the planet’s single hottest month recorded,…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Louisiana flooding called "unprecedented" grew worse, with 8 known dead and some 40,000 homes impacted. In California, crews have gained ground on the massive wildfire north of San Francisco; officials say the blaze is around…
Downpours drenching Louisiana since Friday have flooded parts of the state, leaving at least six dead. In and around Baton Rouge, the Amite River rose to over 40 feet; Lafayette and its suburbs were also inundated with rising water. More…
In the last 60 years, the community on Isle de Jean Charles in Louisiana has lost 98 percent of their island.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The attacks on public servants and the rule of law "have to stop," President Barack Obama said Sunday.
Recent police killings in the U.S. have inspired protests throughout the country and around the world.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
Three members of law enforcement were killed and three were wounded following a shootout at a gas station in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Sunday morning. The suspected shooter is also dead, officials said.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Activists say black gun owners are often treated differently than white gun owners to a sometimes fatal degree.
By Larisa Epatko
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday that the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division will investigate the fatal shooting of a black man by police in Baton Rouge that was captured on cell phone video.
By Kulsoom Khan
A new law makes Louisiana the first state in the nation to protect police officers, firefighters and first responders under a hate crime statute.
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