Louisiana

A view of the burnt wreckage of a plane crash near Feu Follet Road and Verot School Road in Lafayette, La., Saturday.
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AP News
December 28, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Five people are dead after a small plane crashed near a post office in southern Louisiana on Saturday, authorities said. Read more here.
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards celebrates with his wife Donna Edwards as he arrives to address supporters at his election night watch party in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday.
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AP News
November 17, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocking Republicans who had hoped to reclaim the seat on the strength of President Donald Trump’s popularity.
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Reenactor Courtney Brooks tries on her newly tailored period costumes for the upcoming reenactment of a slave rebellion in New Orleans.
Gerald Herbert/AP Photo
AP News
November 05, 2019 - 9:22 am
Against the modern backdrop of oil refineries, strip malls and gated communities, hundreds of reenactors will gather Friday in southeastern Louisiana to remember a time when slavery flourished as a blight on America and some enslaved people fought back.
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Doctors Held by ICE
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CNN
November 01, 2019 - 10:47 am
Held behind bars as they pleaded for asylum, these two men say they watched people around them receiving poor medical care, but — despite their years of training — felt powerless to help.
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Dallas Assistant Chief of Police Avery Moore addresses the media about a drug deal gone bad resulting in the death of Joshua Brown.
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AP News
October 09, 2019 - 11:31 am
Authorities searched Wednesday for a third Louisiana man who is suspected in the killing of a witness who testified at the recent murder trial of a former Dallas police officer. Thaddeous Green, 22, remained at large following the shooting death last Friday of Joshua Brown.
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Camel
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CNN
September 25, 2019 - 9:43 am
A veterinarian has prescribed antibiotics to a camel owned by a Louisiana truck stop petting zoo after a woman bit the 600-pound animal to free herself from under its weight.
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Jade McLain carries Thor out of a boat as she and Fred Stewart were rescued from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rains from Tropical Depression Imelda by Splendora Police officers on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Spendora, Texas.
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AP News
September 20, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Emergency crews in the Houston area took advantage of receding floodwaters Friday to begin to assess the damage from one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history, a storm that led to deaths of three men and displaced hundreds of people from their homes.
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Splendora Police Lt. Troy Teller, left, Cpl. Jacob Rutherford and Mike Jones pull a boat carrying Anita McFadden and Fred Stewart from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rain from Tropical Depression Imelda.
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AP News
September 19, 2019 - 9:42 pm
The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dangerously flooded parts of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday.
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A man tries to bike through the flooding from the rains of storm Barry on LA Hwy 675 in New Iberia, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP
July 15, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimeters) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into "an ocean."...
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People check out the waves on Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans, La., Friday, July 12, 2019, as water moves in from Lake Pontchartrain from the storm surge from Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico.
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July 12, 2019 - 11:16 am
UPDATED: 7/13/19 1:20 p.m. By Kevin McGill and Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carrying "off the chart" amounts of moisture, sprawling Hurricane Barry crawled slowly toward shore, knocking out power on the Gulf Coast and dumping heavy rains that could last for days in a test...
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