Karl Oliver, a Mississippi state representative whose district includes the down where Emmet Till was killed, wrote on Facebook that Louisiana officials who pulled down Confederate statues should be lynched.

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The Jefferson Davis statue in New Orleans was removed by the city. Watch video and photos of the statute coming down amidst protests.

2 weeks ago 9 Comments

No federal criminal charges will be filed against Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officers in the shooting death of Alton Sterling, the U.S. Justice Department says.

3 weeks ago 6 Comments

Armande Stephen Tart is accused of murdering four people in Metairie, Louisiana

2 months ago 2 Comments

There was a mass tragedy incident at the New Orleans Endymion Parade as a truck drove into a crowd. See live stream video and photos.

3 months ago 2 Comments

A tornado touched down in New Orleans East, with severe damage reported in the area. Two other tornadoes touched down in Southern Louisiana as well.

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Body camera video from the fatal shooting of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis by Louisiana officers Norris Greenhouse and Derrick Stafford has been released. Watch the full video here.

8 months ago 82 Comments

Davie Dauzat is being charged with the murder and beheading of his wife Natasha in their Texas home. A close friend of Natasha spoke with Heavy about their relationship. Read more on the story here.

9 months ago 20 Comments

President Barack Obama finally visited Louisiana on Tuesday after floods ravaged the area, leaving at least 13 people dead, and met Alton Sterling’s family.

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President Barack Obama met in Baton Rouge with the families of Alton Sterling and slain law enforcement officers.

9 months ago 2 Comments

More than 20,000 have been rescued from flooding in Louisiana. These are photos from people in the region and stories of how you can help. 

9 months ago 3 Comments

James Tullier, the father of a Baton Rouge Sheriff’s corporal fighting for his life after the mass shooting, posted a viral Facebook “Good Samaritan story” about his son. Read it here.

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Rudy and Josh Johnson, the brothers of reality TV star Toya Wright, were reportedly killed in New Orleans early Sunday morning.

10 months ago 10 Comments

David Duke announced that he is running for a U.S. Senate seat to represent Louisiana. He’s got over a dozen Republican opponents though.

10 months ago 1 Comment

Gavin Long was seen on surveillance video during his fatal attack on Baton Rouge police officers. Louisiana State Police released still pictures you can see here.

10 months ago 8 Comments

Gavin Long, the gunman who killed three police officers in a Baton Rouge, had three guns. See photos of the weapons used in the attack here.

10 months ago 7 Comments