Robert E. Lee Statue Removed in Charlottesville
Its threatened removal became a rallying point for white supremacists and inspired their violent 2017 rally that left a woman dead and dozens injured.
Tragedy on Lake Bistineau; One Dead After Accident in Arcadia
A 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with this tragedy.
Demolition Crews Move in at Condo Tower Amid Storm Fears
The confirmed death toll stands at 24, but 121 people are still unaccounted for.
Report Showed “Major Damage” Before Florida Condo Collapsed
The report said there were systemic issues that needed to be fixed.
Lawyer: Family Surprised After Antivirus Pioneer John McAfee Found Dead in Spanish Prison
John McAfee, creator of McAfee antivirus software, was found dead in his jail cell near Barcelona in an apparent suicide.
Federal Judge Blocks Biden’s Pause on New Oil, Gas Leases
A Lafayette federal judge ordered that plans for lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska be resumed.
Many Websites Disrupted; Outage at Cloud Company Fastly
Many users got error messages.
Suspect Surrenders; Man Killed, 2nd Man Wounded in Gunfire at Graduation Party in Eunice
Authorities say that someone opened fire at a graduation party in Eunice, killing one man and wounding another.
Louisiana Lawmakers Vote to End Jail Time for Marijuana Use, In Some Cases
Louisiana lawmakers have agreed that people caught with small amounts of marijuana for recreational use shouldn’t go to jail, sending the bill to the governor's desk.
Seacor Power Oil Boat to be Pulled From Sea After Capsizing
Authorities say they're preparing to move a capsized oil industry boat from the site of the deadly April accident.