DOJ Accuses Louisiana Of 'Routinely' Keeping Inmates Locked Up Past Release Dates
‘Our investigation uncovered evidence of systemic violations,’ Assistant Atty Gen. Kristen Clarke says.
Facial Recognition Caused Georgia Man's Wrongful Arrest
Facial recognition technology critics have long said the device is racially biased.
Black Louisiana Voters 'Embarrassed’ By State’s Failure To Pass Anti-Slavery Amendment
Four other states removed forced servitude from their state constitutions during November’s elections.
Louisiana Voters Reject Ballot Measure To Abolish Slavery, Involuntary Servitude
Five states asked voters on Election Day whether to removing constitutional language that permits slavery as a form of criminal punishment.
Louisiana Mayor Running For Re-Election Tragically Dies In Car Wreck On Election Day
Velma D. Hendrix, 84, was a longtime educator in St. Landry Parish before entering politics.
Rev. Charles Southall III Admits To Defrauding Louisiana Church Of $900,000
He reportedly used the funds to buy a car and other items.
Mystikal Pleads For Judge To Allow Him To Bond Out Of Jail As He Awaits Trial
The rapper is on trial for an alleged rape that took place at his Louisiana home.
Mystikal Denied Bond In Rape Case
Bond was denied due to the rapper’s criminal history and the victim’s fear of retaliation.
JayDaYoungan’s Dad Reveals Details About Son’s Fatal Shooting
The popular Bogalusa, L.A., rapper was ambushed while they were sitting on the porch.
Louisiana Rapper JayDaYoungan Fatally Shot In Bogalusa
His father was also shot, but he is in stable condition, police report.