Louisiana truck driver who killed 2-yr-old daughter executed; death penalty carried out for second time this week in US
The death penalty was administered to Alfred Bourgeois despite his lawyers arguing that he had an IQ that put him in the intellectually disabled category
Louisiana, a southeastern US state on the Gulf of Mexico, is a melting pot of French, African, American and French-Canadian cultures
Six dead as Hurricane Laura makes landfall in Louisiana; US state sustains 'tremendous' damage, say authorities
Hurricane Laura, which struck the coast of Louisiana as a Category 4 storm on Thursday, is the most powerful storm to make landfall in the US state in living memory
Hurricane Laura makes US landfall: Category 4 hurricane leaves 4 dead, causes extensive property damage
Laura made landfall near Cameron in Louisiana on Thursday, bringing catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds and flash flooding
Storm Marco expected to make landfall in Louisiana today; 'Laura' kills 11 in Dominican Republic, Haiti
The National Hurricane Center cautioned that Storm Marco could still cause life-threatening storm surges and dangerous winds along the Gulf Coast
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian American-owned Amneal Pharmaceuticals donates 3.4 mn hydroxychloroquine sulphate tablets to New York, Louisiana
Owned by philanthropic billionaire Chirag and Chintu Patel, New Jersey-based Amneal Pharmaceuticals, which is one of the largest US-based manufacturers, has also announced ramping up production of Hydroxychloroquine Sulphate at several of its manufacturing sites and expects to produce approximately 20 million tablets between now and mid-April
When President Donald Trump showed up in Louisiana for the third time in just over a month to try to help Republicans win the governor's race, he veered off script and got to the heart of why he was staging such an unusual political intervention
Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra tells US Congress 'terror needs to be eradicated in Kashmir so freedom means something'
Terror needs to be eradicated, so rights and freedoms mean something, a top Indian-American attorney has said as US lawmakers underscored the importance of human rights in Jammu and Kashmir.
Anil Prasad faces a possible maximum sentence of 30 years imprisonment and a $1.25 million dollar fine on both counts he is charged with.
Powerful storms sweep through southern US, kill 8 people, including three children; dozens sustain injuries
Nearly 90,000 customers were without electricity in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Georgia in US as of midday Sunday
US Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law granting abortion centres immediate hospital access, day before legislation was to take effect
The Supreme Court said that they will not allow Louisiana to put into effect a law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
US Supreme Court facing litmus test on abortion after Louisiana doctors' plea to block law on access restrictions
A decision not to take up the case would encourage the American right-wing and evangelical movement to step up challenges to longstanding abortion laws.
Louisiana Police search for ‘armed and dangerous’ man accused of killing his parents and three others
Authorities in Louisiana said they are searching for an "armed and dangerous" 21-year-old accused of killing his parents and three others in two separate but related shootings Saturday.
Winter weather advisories were in effect Saturday for northern Indiana and southern Michigan. To the south, heavy rains were forecast in the central Gulf Coast, in the Florida Panhandle, and stretching east to the mid-Atlantic. Not all of the country suffered, though. The capital Washington enjoyed blue skies and a temperature around 14 degrees Celcius on Saturday.
Miami-based National Hurricane Centre issues tropical storm watch for New Orleans, Louisiana as potential cyclone approaches
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued a tropical storm watch for parts of the US Gulf of Mexico Coast as a potential tropical cyclone expected. NHC has also issued a tropical storm watch for the New Orleans area and a flash flood watch for large parts of the Louisiana coast into the Houston area.
Texas and 6 other US states suing to end 'Dreamers' program as immigration grabs spotlight before midterm elections
Texas and six other states are suing to end once and for all a program that would protect some young immigrants from deportation. The lawsuit announced Tuesday comes a week after a federal judge in Washington ordered the Trump administration to resume the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
3 dead as storm blasts central US with heavy winds, rain and hail; over 200 flights cancelled in Minneapolis
A storm system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes buffeted the central US with heavy winds, rain, hail and snow, forcing flight cancellations, creating treacherous road conditions and killing at least three people
Trump also said he had been treated unfairly by the media over relief efforts and said his response compared to that of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Hurricane Nate makes landfall at US Gulf Coast as Category 1 storm; threatens torrential rain, flooding
Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm packing winds of 85 miles per hour on Saturday night
Hurricane Nate may strengthen on Saturday, threatening to hit the US central Gulf Coast with strong winds and storm surges after it killed at least 25 people in Central America.