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New research suggests that alligators can regrow their tails just like lizards

A new research has suggested that young alligators are able to regrow their tails up to 18 percent of their total body length, a feat quite similar to their not-so dangerous relative. Scientists attached with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Arizona State University have discovered that young alligators can partially grow back […]

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Hurricane Delta makes landfall in storm-battered Louisiana

Hurricane Delta weakened after making landfall in a corner of the US state of Louisiana, packing maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Delta, now a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, hit land at 6pm local time on Friday, near the Gulf Coast town of Creole, […]

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4th grader suspended from online classes for six days for having a BB gun in his bedroom

9-year-old Ka Mauri Harrison is a 4th grader at Woodmere Elementary and this year he’s a virtual learner so his classroom is his bedroom. The school suspended Ka Mauri for violating a federal weapons law. “I feel like they were picking, and totally just invading privacy. We can’t have no privacy in the house,” Nyron […]

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Louisiana, United States: Hurricane Laura makes landfall, causes severe damage

Hurricane Laura made landfall  shortly after midnight near the district of Cameron, in the US state of Louisiana, causing flash floods, severe damage to buildings and power cuts to half a million homes. It is one of the strongest to ever hit the US Gulf Coast, striking at category four with winds up to 240km/hr. […]

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Louisiana man who was sentenced to life imprisonment for selling 0.69 grams of marijuana to soon be freed

Military veteran serving a life sentence for selling less than $30 worth of marijuana will soon be released from prison. Derek Harris, was arrested in 2008 in Louisiana for selling an officer 0.69 grams of marijuana. He was recently resentenced to time served after spending 9 years in prison. Initially, Harris was convicted and sentenced […]

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One-eyed squirrel that gained a social media following is being returned to nature

A one-eyed squirrel that gained a social media following is being returned to nature. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries took Willamina the squirrel from Emily Istre of Lafayette, the Acadiana Advocate reported. Istre created an Instagram account for the squirrel, @one_eyed_willa, and posted images of it eating off a plate, snuggling with her […]

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At least 60 tornadoes rip through southern US states

At least 30 people have died after storms triggered tornadoes and flooding across several southern US states. As many as 60 tornadoes ripped through Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi on Sunday, while severe storms also hit parts of Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas. Hundreds of thousands of households were without power on Monday morning. The Mississippi […]

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US Couple jailed for stealing beer worth $1,000

A couple based in Louisiana, US accused of swiping more than $1,000 worth of beer from the shelves of target stores was arrested on theft charges. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies began investigating the beer burglaries last week. Ashley Forbes, 32, and her husband, Matthew Forbes, 35, were captured on security cameras filling shopping baskets […]

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Police arrest woman after bail money she paid to free inmate had marijuana odor

A Louisiana woman was arrested on drug charges after police determined the $5,000 cash she used to post an inmate’s bail had a “strong odor of marijuana.” Authorities began investigating Stormy Lynn Parfait, 33, on Friday, shortly after she showed up at the Ashland jail to pay the bond fee for an inmate being held […]

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Man leaves designer bag with drugs, gun and cash at a convenience store

Louisiana authorities were surprised to find after a man left apparent designer bags holding drugs, a gun, cash, and a digital scale in a convenience store. The man went into the store early January 2 and put the Louis Vuitton and Gucci bags on a chair, according to a news release January 3. “The employee […]

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Three planes crash in United States

Three planes crashed in separate incidents in Louisiana, New York and North Carolina Saturday. Five people died in the crash in Louisiana and at least eight were injured in the three crashes. All three crashes involved smaller sized aircraft. A Piper PA-31T was headed to Atlanta for a college football playoff game when it crashed […]

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Dozen people wounded in a shooting incident at a crowded New Orleans street

At least 10 people were wounded during a shooting on a crowded New Orleans street on Sunday. Two of those victims were critically wounded, according to the New Orleans Police Department. One person was detained near the shooting on the edge of the city’s historic French Quarter but was later released, police said. Police are […]