More than 20,000 federal employees within Louisiana are home without pay due to the shutdown of the Federal Government. Below is a list of area closures. This is not a comprehensive list for all of Louisiana.
Several students are facing criminal charges for their involvement in a prank called “Junior / Senior Wars.” Police have released information about the arrests with the hopes of preventing future damage.
Louisiana ranked ninth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, with a rate of 1.67 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data.