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Louisiana: State of the United States of America
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.

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Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters

Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas..
Reuters - Published

Louisiana girl seeks World's Fittest Teen title one last time

In her final year competing, Chloe Smith of Iota, Louisiana, looks to regain the title of World's Fittest Teen at the CrossFit Games.
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Louisiana

Opponents Of Pipeline Challenge Louisiana Protester Laws [Video]Opponents Of Pipeline Challenge Louisiana Protester Laws

Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline have filed a lawsuit challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:01Published

Heavy Rain And Widespread Power Outages Hit Southeast Texas, Louisiana [Video]Heavy Rain And Widespread Power Outages Hit Southeast Texas, Louisiana

Hailstones the size of golf balls accompanied by as much as four inches of rain pelted the U.S. Gulf coast from Texas to Louisiana. The rain flooding highways, downing power lines and closing some..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Dakota Access Pipeliner Company Bought Anti-Pipeline URLs [Video]Dakota Access Pipeliner Company Bought Anti-Pipeline URLs

According to Huff Post, Energy Transfer Partners bought a bunch of anti-pipeline URLS that it expects opponents could use in the future. The Texas-based pipeline giant came under fierce condemnation in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:02Published

GoFundMe Kicks Off For Destroyed Louisiana Churches [Video]GoFundMe Kicks Off For Destroyed Louisiana Churches

After the tragic destruction of the historical Notre Dame church in France, a fundraising effort for rebuilding the Notre-Dame Cathedral inspired people to donate funds to the reconstruction of several..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Suspect in Louisiana Church Fires Facing Hate Crime Charges [Video]Suspect in Louisiana Church Fires Facing Hate Crime Charges

According to several reports, the district attorney for St. Landry Parish filed the new charges Monday.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:42Published

Notre-Dame's ashes spark renewed push to rebuild torched Louisiana churches [Video]Notre-Dame's ashes spark renewed push to rebuild torched Louisiana churches

According to Reuters, the worldwide resolve to restore France’s fire-devastated Notre-Dame cathedral provided an unexpected campaign to rebuild three predominantly black churches in Louisiana that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Severe Storms in the South Kill at Least 8 Over the Weekend [Video]Severe Storms in the South Kill at Least 8 Over the Weekend

On Saturday, multiple tornadoes struck east Texas, including one that had at least an EF3 rating with wind speeds of 140 miles per hour.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Tornado hits small Texas town, seven reported hurt [Video]Tornado hits small Texas town, seven reported hurt

At least seven people were hurt, Robertson County EMS' Adam Gallagher told reporters, and the small east Texas town of Franklin sustained major damage on Saturday when a tornado touched down amid..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

Damaging Storms And Possibly Tornadoes Threaten U.S. South [Video]Damaging Storms And Possibly Tornadoes Threaten U.S. South

According to Reuters, severe thunderstorms that could produce tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail will hit a large part of the U.S. South on Saturday from eastern Texas to Mississippi. Bob Oravec,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Suspect Arrested in Connection With Louisiana Church Fires [Video]Suspect Arrested in Connection With Louisiana Church Fires

Officials announced the arrest Wednesday and identified the 21-year-old suspect during a press conference Thursday morning.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Black church fire suspect identified as deputy's son [Video]Black church fire suspect identified as deputy's son

Authorities have charged 21-year-old Holden Matthews, the son of a sheriff's deputy, in connection with a string of fires at historically black church fires in Louisiana. Linda So reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Police Make Arrest In Connection With Louisiana Church Fires [Video]Police Make Arrest In Connection With Louisiana Church Fires

Newser reports that law enforcement officials in Louisiana have made an arrest in connection with suspicious fires at three historic black churches. The fires destroyed the historic churches in St...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

FBI Investigates Fires at Black Churches in Louisiana [Video]FBI Investigates Fires at Black Churches in Louisiana

Three black churches burned in the same Louisiana parish over a span of just 10 days. Now the FBI is getting involved.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Suspicious Fires Destroy Three Baptist Churches In Louisiana [Video]Suspicious Fires Destroy Three Baptist Churches In Louisiana

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, federal and state officials in Louisiana are investigating a series of suspicious fires that destroyed three predominantly black churches in ten days in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

New Costner movie features men who chased Bonnie & Clyde [Video]New Costner movie features men who chased Bonnie & Clyde

Hollywood star Kevin Costner travels to Madrid with Netflix's 'The Highwaymen', in which he plays a former Texas Ranger who helps kill the infamous pair. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:00Published

 

Tornadoes shred homes, destroy businesses in Oklahoma, Louisiana

Parts of the southern Plains are under tornado watches, a day after more than a dozen twisters hit Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. There are no reports of injuries. Mireya Villarreal reports from Mangum,..
CBS News - Published

Severe weather strikes Louisiana and Oklahoma

Louisiana's governor toured a community where a possible weekend tornado damaged or destroyed at least 50 homes and businesses. People in areas of eastern Oklahoma are also dealing with severe weather..
USATODAY.com - Published

AP Top Stories May 20

Here's the latest for Monday May 20th: Trump warns Iran not to threaten U.S.; Swedish prosecutor wants Julian Assange detained; Demonstrators march against Alabama abortion ban; Louisiana governor..
USATODAY.com - Published

Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards prepares to sign restrictive abortion bill

"My inclination is to sign it," Gov. John Bel Edwards said when discussing a "heartbeat bill" currently under consideration in the state Legislature.
USATODAY.com - Published

Democratic governor ready to sign Louisiana abortion ban bill

Louisiana's proposal, awaiting one final vote in the state House, would prohibit abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected
CBS News - Published

Good Stock founder wants soup to taste great again

Louisiana native Ben LeBlanc founded Good Stock Soups after not finding quality alternatives in New York City
CBS News - Published

Motorcycle cops escorting President Donald Trump in Louisiana crash; officers reportedly injured

Reporters traveling in the motorcade said President Donald Trump's vehicle was fine, but that at least two officers on motorcycles were down.
USATODAY.com - Published

Motorcycle police in Trump motorcade in accident, Trump limo unaffected

Police officers escorting President Donald Trump’s motorcade were involved in an accident on Tuesday in Louisiana.
Reuters - Published

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