Louisiana

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Elephant Hauler Gets Stuck; Pachyderms Keep Truck Upright

A central Louisiana sheriff’s office says deputies called to help a stranded tractor-trailer were astounded to see two elephants keeping it from overturning.

03/25/2015

NORMAN, OK- MARCH 11: Students walk on campus between clases at the University of Oklahoma on March 11, 2015 in Norman, Oklahoma. Video showing Sigma Alpha Epsilon members singing a racist chant while traveling on a tour bus went viral after being uploaded to the internet. SAE's national chapter has since suspended the students involved and the University of Oklahoma President David Boren has terminated the fraternity's affiliation with the school. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Fraternity Probe Broadens Amid More Claims Of Racism

Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to college campuses in Louisiana and Texas, the organization said Thursday, after its national office received word that members in those places had direct knowledge of a racist chant caught on video in Oklahoma last weekend.

03/12/2015

File photo of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA).  (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

In Louisiana, GOP’s Cassidy Vows To Oppose Obama

Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy’s defeat of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu completes the GOP’s takeover of Deep South politics and its national domination.

12/07/2014

U.S. Senator elect Bill Cassidy (R-LA) celebrates with supporters after defeating Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA)at the Crowne Plaza Hotel during an election night watch party on December 6, 2014 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Cassidy's victory brings the number of Republican Senate seats captured in this years midterm elections to nine and gives Republicans every statewide office in the swath of seven states that used to make up the Solid South for Democrats. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Last Of Senate’s Deep South Democrats Defeated

Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has denied Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana a fourth term, calling his Senate victory “the exclamation point” on midterm elections that put Republicans in charge on Capitol Hill for President Barack Obama’s last two years in office.

12/07/2014

A gasoline station attendant pumps gas into a car. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Gas Station Glitch Leads To 29-Cent Gas

The average price of gas in Natchitoches, Louisiana is around $2.48 a gallon, but due to a glitch at one gas station, the price was about 29 cents per gallon.

12/04/2014

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DA To Dismiss Ticket In Wreck That Killed Texas Family

A northeast Louisiana prosecutor says he’s dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teenager who apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing a wreck that killed five members of his family.

11/23/2014

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Slain TV Host Turned Out To Have Scandalous Past

With his British accent and precise diction, Scott Rogers might’ve seemed out of place in Baton Rouge, but the Mississippi River city embraced the local TV host and beloved civic booster.

11/17/2014

File photo of a Belgian Malinoi used by a Louisiana Police Dept. (credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

Louisiana Police Dog Makes A Break, On The Lam

A police dog is on the lam in northeast Louisiana.

10/27/2014

Phil Robertson and Miss Kay are featured in a new radio ad for Louisiana Republican congressional candidate Zach Dasher. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

‘Duck Dynasty’ Family Members Cut Ad For Nephew

Phil Robertson, and his wife Kay are featured in a new radio ad for Louisiana Republican congressional candidate Zach Dasher.

09/24/2014

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Louisiana Man Admits Groping Woman Aboard Flight

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a Louisiana man has admitted that he sexually touched a sleeping woman aboard a cross-country flight.

09/10/2014

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