Posts tagged "louisiana"

Body Cam Footage Shows Dad Had His Hands In The Air When Marshals Shot And Killed Jeremy Mardis

Over the weekend, Louisiana marshals Lt. Derrick Stafford, 32, and reserve officer Norris Greenhouse Jr., 23, were arrested and charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in the shooting death of

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 9, 2015 - 6:00 pm

2 Louisiana Police Officers Charged With Second-Degree Murder In Killing Of Jeremy Mardis

Officers Norris Greenhouse Jr. and Lt. Derrick Stafford have been charged with 2nd Degree Murder following the deathly shooting of six-year-old boy Jeremy Mardis.
The two officers shot and killed Jeremy…

Katrin Higher | November 7, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Louisiana Police Backtrack On Explanation For Shooting Death Of 6-Year-Old Jeremy Mardis

Earlier this week, I told you about the heartbreaking death of six-year-old Jeremy Mardis, who was shot to death in Marksville, LA, by city marshals after they opened fire on his…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 6, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Rick Perry Says We Should All Bring Guns To Movie Theaters

In an interview early Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union”, Rick Perry said that the shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, earlier this week shows why gun-free zones are “a bad…

Katrin Higher | July 26, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Hero Elephants Save Idiot Human Overlords

Less than a month after Ringling Brothers begrudgingly agreed to phase out enslaving and abusing elephants and making them dance for no personal elephantine gain by 2018, two hero circus elephants…

Beejoli Shah | March 25, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Judges Fend Off Abortion Restrictions In Louisiana & Texas

A federal judge allowed a new abortion law to go into effect in Louisiana, which requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital no more…

Jessica Wakeman | September 2, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Police Say Sharmeka Moffitt Set Herself On Fire In Alleged KKK Attack

Yesterday. we were aghast to hear that a 20-year-old Louisiana woman named Sharmeka Moffitt claimed she had been attacked by three men and set on fire, burning the majority of…

Jessica Wakeman | October 24, 2012 - 12:40 pm

UPDATE: Sharmeka Moffitt, 20, Set On Fire In Alleged KKK Attack In Louisiana

UPDATE: Police now say Sharmeka Moffitt set herself on fire and wrote “KKK” and a racial slur on her car herself. She is still in critical condition at a hospital…

Jessica Wakeman | October 23, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Louisiana School Says They’ll Stop Kicking Out Pregnant Girls

A Louisiana school that has received some pretty outraged press in recent days over its unusual pregnancy policy—students who were suspected of being pregnant were forced to take a pregnancy…

Newser | August 9, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Louisiana Governor Signs More Abortion Restrictions Into Law

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has signed into law an increased “waiting period” between the time a pregnant woman views a mandatory ultrasound and when she can have her abortion.

Jessica Wakeman | June 8, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Do You Wear Pajamas In Public?

Do you wear your pajamas out in public? We’re asking because if you live in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and you want to run out to the mall in  your jammies,…

Julie Gerstein | January 18, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Couple Denied A Marriage License Because They’re Different Races

This story makes me want to stand up and scream. And then sit down and scream a bit more. A justice of the peace in Louisiana named Keith Bardwell refused…

Kate Torgovnick/ | October 16, 2009 - 8:30 pm

The Daily Hotness: Josh Brolin

Josh Brolin, who is currently filming W, a new Oliver Stone biopic about the Prez, can now never really be Commander-in-Chief — he was arrested over the weekend in Louisiana…

Simcha | July 14, 2008 - 6:30 pm