Louisiana is a state in the Deep South region of the South Central United States. It is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Louisiana is bordered by the state of Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. A large part of its eastern boundary is demarcated by the Mississippi River. Louisiana is the only U.S. state with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are equivalent to counties. The state's capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans.
Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive..
According to Business Insider, "A surge of new abortion bans and clinic closures has highlighted the recent rise in America's maternal mortality rates. Nearly all of the states who have recently passed..
Reuters reports a group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday. Legal advocacy groups representing 12 plaintiffs are seeking class action status on behalf of hundreds of asylum..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday. According to UPI, flu activity remained similarly low to last week. This caps off the longest flu season..
A Louisiana judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed against the NFL over the blown playoff "no-call" that led to the Rams beating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl
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Police in Louisiana have arrested a suspect in the death of civil rights activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph. CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett joined CBSN AM from Baton Rouge to talk about the.. CBS News - Published
Police in Louisiana are releasing new details about the man accused of killing a popular Baton Rouge civil rights activist. Ron Bell, 38, was arrested yesterday after the murder of 75-year-old Sadie.. CBS News - Published
Police in Louisiana have arrested a suspect in the death of local activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph. She was found dead in the trunk of her car last week. Errol Barnett joins CBSN from Baton Rouge. CBS News - Published
Louisiana police are hunting for suspects in the murder of a beloved local civil rights activist. The East Baton Rouge coronor ruled the death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph a homicide on Monday. The.. CBS News - Published
A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week,.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana. (July 14)
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he was "extremely grateful" that Tropical Depression Barry had not caused the disastrous floods that were forecast, but he urged residents to be cautious as they.. USATODAY.com - Published
Flooding, tornado warnings issued for much of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas. How to prevent overheating car batteries. Cleaning batteries, getting rid of corrosion and checking acid may help. CBS News - Published
A Louisiana medical examiner is set to release on Monday the results of the autopsy of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the.. Reuters - Published
Louisiana police are investigating the mysterious death of a beloved civil rights activist in Baton Rouge's African American community. The body of 75-year-old Sadie Roberts-Joseph was found in the.. CBS News - Published
Dangerous flooding from Tropical Depression Barry is threatening 11 million people across the South. Flood alerts are up across eight states and some areas could see up to another five inches of rain... CBS News - Published
Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened. NYTimes.com - Published
Barry has dumped up to 15 inches of rain in some parts of Louisiana. The Coast Guard has rescued at least a dozen people, including this man and his nervous puppy. Omar Villafranca reports. CBS News - Published
The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings across the state of Louisiana as Barry continues to move inland. Broussard, Louisiana Mayor Ray Bourque joined CBSN on the phone to discuss.. CBS News - Published
Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said. Reuters - Published
Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Reuters - Published
Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the.. Reuters - Published
Barry quickly lost its punch after coming ashore Saturday as the first hurricane of the year. But up to 20 inches of rain may fall as the system moves inland. Omar Villafranca, in Mandeville on Lake.. CBS News - Published
Barry came ashore this afternoon near Morgan City, Louisiana, 85 miles west of New Orleans. Less than an hour later, it was downgraded to a tropical storm. Torrential rains and flash flooding remain a.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •CBS News
Tropical Storm Barry slowly moved on to the Louisiana coast and quickly weakened from hurricane strength on Saturday afternoon, leaving in its wake 70 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production shut.. Reuters - Published
Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive.. Reuters - Published
Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few.. Reuters - Published