Louisiana

Members of the Baton Rouge Police Department salute as a member of the Louisiana State Police Honor Guard, left, plays "Taps" through driving rain during funeral services for Baton Rouge police Cpl. Montrell Jackson in Baton Rouge, La., on Monda. (Hilary Scheinuk/Baton Rouge Advocate via AP)

At vigil, Biden tries to comfort relatives of slain officers

BATON ROUGE, La. — The gunman's bullets that killed three law enforcement…

 

President Barack Obama speaks about the Baton Rouge, La., shooting of police officers Sunday from the briefing room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama urges Americans to tamp down inflammatory rhetoric

WASHINGTON — Confronting another killing of police officers, President Barack Obama on…

 

Baton Rouge police respond to active shooter near Hammond Aire Shopping Center in Baton Rouge, on Sunday. Multiple law enforcement officers were killed and wounded Sunday morning in a shooting near a gas station in Baton Rouge, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police here, sparking nightly protests across the city. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP)

Three Baton Rouge officers killed in shooting; suspect dead

BATON ROUGE, La. — Three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers were killed…

 

Cameron Sterling, center, son of Alton Sterling, who was killed by Baton Rouge police last Tuesday, speaks to the media outside the Triple S Food Mart, where his father was killed, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

ACLU, other groups sue police over Baton Rouge protests

BATON ROUGE, La. — Civil rights groups and activists sued Baton Rouge…

Cameron Sterling, center, son of Alton Sterling, who was killed by Baton Rouge police last Tuesday, speaks to the media outside the Triple S Food Mart, where his father was killed, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
In this photo made from video, Alton Sterling is detained by two Baton Rouge police officers outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, La. Moments later, one of the officers shot and killed Sterling, a black man who had been selling CDs outside the store, while he was on the ground. (Arthur Reed via AP)

Feds open investigation into deadly Louisiana police shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. — The U.S. Justice Department opened a civil rights…

In this photo made from video, Alton Sterling is detained by two Baton Rouge police officers outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, La. Moments later, one of the officers shot and killed Sterling, a black man who had been selling CDs outside the store, while he was on the ground. (Arthur Reed via AP)

Louisiana 1st state in Deep South to expand Medicaid

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana is becoming the first state in the…

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton walks away after announcing Texas' lawsuit to challenge President Obama's transgender bathroom order during a news conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

11 states sue over Obama’s school transgender directive

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama…

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton walks away after announcing Texas' lawsuit to challenge President Obama's transgender bathroom order during a news conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
This undated photo provided by the Lafayette Police Department shows John Russel Houser, in Lafayette, La.  (Lafayette Police Department via AP)

Louisiana theater shooter’s journal calls US a ‘filth farm’

BATON ROUGE, La. — The mentally unstable gunman who shot up a…

This undated photo provided by the Lafayette Police Department shows John Russel Houser, in Lafayette, La.  (Lafayette Police Department via AP)
Family members and friends gather for the funeral of  six year old Jeremy Mardis on Monday.  (AP Photo/George Clark)

Lawsuits have targeted officers jailed in boy’s shooting

MARKSVILLE, La. — Two law enforcement officers facing murder charges in the…

Family members and friends gather for the funeral of  six year old Jeremy Mardis on Monday.  (AP Photo/George Clark)
In this Dec. 17. 2005 file photo, St. Bernard Parish Deputy Fire Chief A.J. Seruntine, right, talks with Rocky Morales and Suzanne Guidroz as they clean up their destroyed home in Delacroix Island in St. Bernard Parish, La. south of New Orleans.  (Gerald Herbert/AP, 2005)

Gulf eats away at coast outside levee-protected New Orleans

DELACROIX, La. — Rocky Morales is watching his small Louisiana town of…

In this Dec. 17. 2005 file photo, St. Bernard Parish Deputy Fire Chief A.J. Seruntine, right, talks with Rocky Morales and Suzanne Guidroz as they clean up their destroyed home in Delacroix Island in St. Bernard Parish, La. south of New Orleans.  (Gerald Herbert/AP, 2005)
Law enforcement and other emergency personnel respond to the scene of a deadly shooting at the Grand Theatre on Thursday in Lafayette, La. (Leslie Westbrook/The Advocate via AP)

Police: 3 dead in movie theater shooting, including gunman

LAFAYETTE, La. — A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in…

Law enforcement and other emergency personnel respond to the scene of a deadly shooting at the Grand Theatre on Thursday in Lafayette, La. (Leslie Westbrook/The Advocate via AP)
This undated photo provided by the Lafayette Police Department shows John Russel Houser, in Lafayette, La. Authorities have identified Houser as the gunman who opened fire in a movie theater on Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Lafayette. (Lafayette Police Department via AP)

Theater gunman’s family called him mentally ill, violent

LAFAYETTE, La. — The family of the man who killed two people…

This undated photo provided by the Lafayette Police Department shows John Russel Houser, in Lafayette, La. Authorities have identified Houser as the gunman who opened fire in a movie theater on Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Lafayette. (Lafayette Police Department via AP)
AP Photo/Carolyn KasterSen. Mary Landrieu

No on Keystone pipeline — but GOP vows replay

In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected…

AP Photo/Carolyn KasterSen. Mary Landrieu
AP Photo/Ryan MeadorThis photo provided by Ryan Meador shows an explosion at The Williams Companies Inc. plant in the Ascension Parish town of Geismar La.

1 dead, 77 hurt in La. plant explosion

GEISMAR, La. -- A ground-rattling explosion Thursday at a chemical plant in…

AP Photo/Ryan MeadorThis photo provided by Ryan Meador shows an explosion at The Williams Companies Inc. plant in the Ascension Parish town of Geismar La.

Misplaced lines on tarmac cause panic at Louisiana airport

DIM BULB: Officials at Monroe Regional Airport in Louisiana panicked when it…

Woman attacks boyfriend with frozen steak

A Louisiana woman who allegedly smashed her boyfriend in the face with…

Drilling moratorium prompts Louisiana lieutenant governor to go Republican

Even though it’s been lifted, the White House’s non-scientific drilling moratorium is…

Joseph Cao and the moderate delusion

Rep. Anh “Joseph” Cao (R-La.) has been a model of bipartisanship during…

Joseph Cao and the moderate delusion

Rep. Anh “Joseph” Cao (R-La.) has been a model of bipartisanship during…