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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 […]