In a sweeping two-year investigation, The Associated Press found goods linked to prisoners wind up in the supply chains of everything from Frosted Flakes cereal and Ball Park hot dogs to Gold Medal flour and Coca-Cola. The prisoners who help produce these goods are disproportionately people of color.
Jeff Landry's victory marked a huge win for Republicans in Louisiana. The Democratic Party, which held the office for the past eight years, is going back to the drawing board.
The case has been widely watched, not just because it could produce an additional Democratic House seat, but because the Fifth Circuit's actions are seen as a challenge to the high court's authority.
The federal jury acquitted a state trooper charged with violating the civil rights of Aaron Bowman despite body-camera footage that showed the officer pummeling him 18 times with a flashlight.
After reviewing evidence and bodycam footage, state troopers charged Shreveport Police Officer Alexander Tyler, 23, with negligent homicide in the Feb. 3 shooting death of Alonzo Bagley, 43.
A dozen people were injured in a Baton Rouge nightclub shooting, authorities in Louisiana said Sunday. No arrests have been made, but police believe the early morning attack was "targeted."
The state's new law went into effect this week with the intent of protecting minors from pornographic content online, according to lawmakers.
Republican officials in Louisiana are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to set a narrower definition of "Black" for redistricting that excludes some Black people and could minimize their voting power.
Kemp's ridley sea turtles have hatched in Louisiana's wilds, officials say, in a victory for barrier island restoration. The tiny turtle is also believed to be the world's most endangered.
The battery charges in the 2020 arrest of Antonio Harris come amid mounting scrutiny of the state's top law enforcement agency over allegations of excessive force — particularly against Black people.
Southeastern states are in the pathway of a storm system that left widespread damage and some injuries in Texas.
The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate from Louisiana made headlines last month by smoking marijuana in a campaign ad. Now he's back with another lighter and a message about gerrymandering.
What Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards knew, when he knew it and what he did are questions in a civil rights investigation into a deadly arrest and whether police brass obstructed justice.
Democrat Gary Chambers Jr. is running to unseat Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy. Chambers follows in the footsteps of other politicians who have used attention-grabbing ads to up their name recognition.
In Shreveport, La., near the Texas border, the Hope Medical Group for Women is seeing increased demand after the restrictive law was passed — and after a hurricane impacted other parts of the state.