Louisiana

Louisiana Mother Has Been Involved in a Six Person Murder-Suicide

A mother has been involved in a six-person murder after shooting her neighbor, four kids, and then herself.   The shooting occurred it happened on the evening of June 11, 2020, at Parkview Apartments located in Monroe Louisiana.  REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS  KNOE reports, the shooter, Brittany Tucker, encountered the first victim, identified as […]

Kevin Gates Banned From Louisiana Jail Following Viral Money Pic

Kevin Gates Banned From Louisiana Jail Following Viral Money Pic

Kevin Gates isn’t allowed to visit and family or friends who are doing time in Louisiana prison. According to the local NBC-affiliate KALB News, the Louisiana Department of Corrections, banned the rapper from all of its facilities. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS This action is a result of a picture of Gates going viral […]

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Louisiana Restriction on Abortion Clinics

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A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld a Louisiana provision that requires doctors who perform abortions in the state to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. In a 2-1 ruling from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, the judges said the Louisiana provision was different than one in Texas that was […]

Louisiana Rescinds A City’s Ban On Nike Products For City Workers

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The mayor of a New Orleans suburb said Wednesday he is rescinding his order banning his city’s recreation department from purchasing Nike products for use at city recreation facilities. Last week’s order in a memo from Mayor Ben Zahn came days after the athletic apparel maker began using former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick […]

Louisiana’s Southern University Will Be First HBCU To Research Medical Marijuana

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A historically Black university in Louisiana is trying to make its mark in the medical marijuana industry. Southern University and Agricultural and Medicinal College in Baton Rouge will launch a medical marijuana program after a contract with Advanced Biomedics, a Louisiana-based company specializing in pharmaceutical-grade marijuana products, was approved on Friday (May 25). The move […]

Teacher Arrested For Asking Why Superintendent Is Getting A Raise

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A Vermilion Parish middle school teacher was removed and subsequently arrested after speaking out during a school board meeting Monday night. The actions have sparked international outrage on social media and have inspired alleged death threats against members of the school board. During the meeting, the board voted to renew Superintendent Jerome Puyau’s contract for […]

Judge Rules #BlackLivesMatter Is A Movement That Cannot Be Sued

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Black Lives Matter is a social movement, like the tea party or the civil rights movement, and therefore can’t be sued, a federal judge ruled Thursday. A police officer anonymously sued Black Lives Matter and DeRay Mckesson, a prominent activist in the movement, after being injured by a rock thrown during a protest over a […]

Mystikal Indicted On Rape Charge, Bail Upped To $3M

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Michael Tyler aka Mystikal is about to do another stretch behind bars. Mystikal was indicted in the rape charge that he was arrested for last month after he was accused of kidnapping and raping a woman at a Shrevport, Louisiana concert in October titled “Legends Of Southern Hip Hop. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS […]

Heavy Rains and Flash Floods Claim At Least Three Lives in Louisiana

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Torrential rains on Friday, August 12 are to blame for some major flooding that took three lives, shut down an entire highway and cut off an entire town in Southeast Louisiana. Scheduled to deliver a speech Saturday, August 13 to multiple parishes, Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency as more rain is […]

Alton Sterling, 37, Killed By Baton Rouge Police For Selling CDs

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Yet again, another Black man has been killed unjustly in Baton Rouge, Louisiana stirring major controversy among social media and across America. Justice is defined in the American Heritage Dictionary as, “The principle of moral rightness; decency” and “The attainment of what is just, especially that which is fair, moral, right, merited, or in accordance […]

Louisiana’s ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Law To Make Anti-Police Violence A Hate Crime

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Amid heightening tensions between the nation’s Black Lives Matter movement and supporters of law enforcement, Louisiana is set to approve a bill that will now place police officers, firefighters and EMS officers in a classification protected by hate crime laws. Louisiana House Bill 953, also dubbed the “Blue Lives Matter” bill, will classify crimes against […]

Lil Wayne Receives The Key To Lafayette, Louisiana

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Prior to his performance at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Monday [April 18], Lil Wayne received the key to the city for his philanthropic work. The Young Money leader partnered with TIDAL to create a competition called TIDAL’s Social Wave for Change. It involved college students and its purpose was to make contributions to the […]

(Another) Louisiana Teacher Arrested On Sex Charges

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Another teacher at Destrehan High School in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana was arrested this week on charges of carnal knowledge of a juvenile, also known as statutory rape. Kimberly Naquin, a geography teacher, has been charged with the felony of prohibited sexual conduct between educator and student. She has also been charged with 10 counts […]

Check Out J-Trax’s “It’s A Movie”

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The Louisiana Based artist has done it again with the new hit single “Its A Movie”. With A melodic hook, catchy verses, and a Southern-Style Beat i think it all comes together to create the perfect recipe for the ear. This is the first leak from his upcoming EP scheduled to drop later this year.

Two Killed And Nine Injured In Louisiana Theater Shooting

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A gunman opened fire during ‘Trainwreck’ screening in Lafayette, killing two movie-goers then committing suicide Gunman John Russel Houser, 59, killed two and injured nine when he opened fire during a 7pm screening of the romantic comedy Trainwreck at the Grand Theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana Thursday night. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Houser ‘has […]

Texas Attorney General Claims Judges Can Deny Gay Marriage Licenses

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On Sunday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that state workers can deny same-sex couple marriage licenses if it contradicts their religious beliefs Paxton also said that while these workers might face fines or litigation, they have the support of lawyers who will work “pro-bono”. Paxton said, “Numerous lawyers stand ready to assist clerks defending […]

Louisiana’s Shome Drops His “Kinda Sorta” Mixtape

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Shome, who took a step away from the mainstream & the likes of COMPLEX, 2DopeBoyz, onSMASH & more to get back in touch with the music, has made his return to the game Coming in “Kinda Sorta” strong with his latest mixtape, this Louisiana native sets the bar as far what it means to represent […]

Young Thug Booed at a Show in Louisiana

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Young Thug hears it in his idol’s home state REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Last night, Young Thug performed at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and as expected, he was met with a little opposition. Advertisement Audience members weren’t completely okay with Thug performing in the home state of Lil Wayne, with whom […]