A man freed from Louisiana’s death row says his case was corrupted by a biased autopsy and a prosecutor’s racism and religious fervor.
It has been nearly 50 years since a Louisiana man was sentenced to life in prison in the kidnapping and rape of a nurse but after a judge overturned his conviction, he is expected to walk out of prison Wednesday morning a free man.
A Louisiana man could be freed Tuesday after nearly 50 years in prison for a rape conviction recently thrown out by a judge who concluded authorities withheld evidence.
A suspected serial killer has been indicted on murder charges in a string of shootings that killed three men and wounded a fourth.
Lawyers suing a neo-Nazi website’s publisher asked a federal judge Monday for court-ordered permission to question the man’s relatives about his whereabouts.
Court records show investigators seized computer equipment and a notebook containing “personal writings” from the Louisiana home of a white man suspected of killing two black men and shooting up a black family’s home.
A law enforcement official says a serial killer was arrested in Louisiana last week after he called a sheriff’s office and claimed responsibility for a string of shootings that killed three men and wounded a fourth.
A plumbing company owner is accused of killing three men and shooting a fourth in a string of attacks that began in July in a rural area north of Baton Rouge and ended this week with the death of a Boy Scouts employee.
Police reports suggest a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge may have been forced to consume excessive amounts of alcohol during a game or initiation ritual called “Bible Study” on the night before his death.
A Louisiana State University student had spent the night drinking at a fraternity house before he was found unresponsive and later died at a hospital, according to a police report released Friday.
A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family’s home in a string of attacks last week that police say may have been racially motivated.
A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of killing two black men and firing on a black family, authorities said.
A 23-year-old white man whom police call a “person of interest” in the fatal shootings of two black men in Baton Rouge has been released from jail after his arrest on drug charges.
A Muslim-American radio host is accusing the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming him by falsely labeling him the “mastermind” of a deadly concert bombing in England, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.
A police report released Monday says a sheriff’s deputy in central Louisiana shot and killed a man after his girlfriend jumped on the officer’s back, bit him and tried to grab his gun.
A federal lawsuit accuses Black Lives Matter and several movement leaders of inciting violence that led to a gunman’s deadly ambush of law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge last summer.
A man serving a life sentence for the 1971 rape of a nurse is getting a court-ordered hearing to determine if authorities withheld evidence that could exonerate him.