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Louisiana launching medical marijuana after years of waiting

Louisiana is becoming the first Deep South state to dispense medical marijuana on Tuesday, four years after…

Tropical Storm Barry’s wind and rain hit Louisiana coast

By KEVIN McGILL and JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Barry’s wind and…

Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf, could become hurricane

Tropical Storm Barry formed off the coast of Louisiana on Thursday and threatened to blow ashore as…

Louisiana passes a minimum marrying age: 16 with parents’ OK

People will need to be at least 16 years old to marry in Louisiana under a new…

Texas man who threatened Trump from prison gets 37 months

A Texas man who threatened President Donald Trump from a Louisiana prison has been sentenced to just…

City to end ‘Saggy pants’ law that mostly affects black men

The city of Shreveport, Louisiana, has moved to abolish a 2007 ordinance banning people from wearing pants…

Gator tears patrol car bumper, eludes deputies

An alligator took a bite out of a sheriff's vehicle as Louisiana deputies tried moving it to…

Police: Don’t call us with Taco Bell complaint

A police department in Louisiana is reminding people that it's there to serve, just not handle customer…

Texas man arrested in $124,000 Louisiana tire and wheel theft

One man has been arrested in Texas and another suspect is being sought following last month's theft…

Louisiana debates ‘Saggy pants’ law after man shoots himself

A Louisiana man's death during a police confrontation has sparked debate over the city of Shreveport's law…



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