The United Houma Nation and other Native tribes in Louisiana aren’t federally recognized, which cuts them off from help they need after Hurricane Ida.
Some residents, who could not afford to evacuate, find themselves struggling with two disasters—a devastating hurricane and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 'dead zone' is caused by nutrient pollution and renders a swath of the Gulf uninhabitable for wildlife. This year, it's absolutely massive.
19th Judicial District Court Judge Fred Crifasi in East Baton Rouge is offering offenders a choice during the swift uptick in COVID cases.
“It’s unquestionably an effort to try and deter victims of police misconduct from speaking up, and that’s reprehensible,” the professor told VICE News.
Landlords can now also evict people who have been accused of sexual assault.
Ronald Greene apologized to police before they choked, kicked, punched, and stunned him repeatedly.
Terrebonne school board has voted to shut down one of the only majority Indigenous schools in Louisiana.
Schools are trying to acknowledge that racism is real. The GOP doesn’t like it.
Four troopers have been arrested and now face charges of simple battery and malfeasance in connection to two separate incidents.