The New Orleans' native was the longest-serving prisoner to be held in solitary confinement in US history.

Aman convicted of murdering two women and on death row for one of the murders has died. Derrick Todd Lee fell ill over the weekend and died at a Louisiana hospital Thursday morning for yet unknown reasons. Lee, 47, was currently serving a life sentence for one murder and a death row sentence for the […]

Rather than launch a missing persons investigation, Marlon Mitchell said that the local police shrugged off his daughter's disappearance as a runaway case.

A grand jury has brought an indictment against two Louisiana police officers who fatally shot a six-year-old boy after opening fire into his father's car.

A high school basketball player told reporters the coach would place his hand on her shoulders and other places, gestures she never experienced with their previous coach.

On the shooting, Governor Bobby Jindal said: "“This is an awful night for Lafayette. This is an awful night for Louisiana. This is an awful night for the United States."

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01/03/14- Roland Martin talks with Louisiana State Senator Karen Carter Peterson about why the state hasn’t utilized $1.5 billion in storm recovery aid despite the…


In African history, the gris-gris was an amulet or symbol of good luck and spiritual protection. The practice of using a gris-gris symbol was brought…