Louisiana

Lafayette City Court Judge Michelle Odinet is now former Lafayette City Court Judge Michelle Odinet since that she has finally resigned following the fallout from an N-word-laced rant caught on a home video that went viral.

Louisiana state officials refuse to release Sneed despite two separate court decisions ordering his release. 

After receiving his undergraduate from Northwestern State University and then going on to serve 23 years in various roles as a faculty member, Dr. Marcus Jones not only has become the school's newest president but also makes history as its first-ever Black commander-in-chief.

Shantel Arnold said she was attacked by three local boys in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, but that her most serious injuries weren't caused until a sheriff's deputy arrived, grabbed her by her hair and repeatedly slammed her head into the pavement.

Matthew Mire was taken safely into custody fatally shooting two people, including a state trooper, wounding three other people and getting into a shootout with another police officer. The only gunshot wound he sustained was self-inflicted.

A 911 operator is on the run from the police for hanging up on callers in distress.

A trend turns deadly in Shreveport, Louisiana when a drive-by shooting happened as a group of men participate in The Crate Challenge.

A secret panel made up of seven investigators will determine if officers are targeting Black motorists in the state.

The damage of Hurricane Laura is being felt along Lake Charles, Louisiana and other small cities in the Gulf Coast.

A Roman Catholic diocese is lending a helping hand after a series of arson attacks on black churches in Louisiana earlier this year. An estimated $50,000 will be split between St. Mary’s Baptist Church of Port Barre, Greater Union Baptist Church and Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Opelousas for repairs. “When that was taken away […]