Death Row for 30 Years, Now Glenn Ford is Free

Louisiana man, Glenn Ford, walked free on Tuesday evening for the first time since being incarcerated 30 years ago for a murder he didn’t commit, according to CBS. “My mind’s going all different kinds of directions, but it feels good,”…

Historic LeBeau Plantation Destroyed By Fire

LeBeau Plantation, the historical landmark that was once one of the largest in the south, was completely destroyed by a fire that started early Friday morning. The plantation is one of the largest such estates that can be found south…

Walmart Food Stamps, EBT Glitch Empties Shelves

If a temporary glitch incorrectly showed that there were no restrictions to your bank account, would you proceed to max out the card with unlimited merchandise? A similar situation involving the EBT system for food stamp benefits took place at…

FBI 2012 Crime Stats: Tennessee is Most Dangerous State

24/7 Wall St.com did an analysis last week of the FBI’s recently released 2012 crime statistics, but before anyone starts hastily comparing states, it should be noted that the FBI does remind people not to compare state violence in rankings.…

Solitary Confinement: Dying Inmate, 71, Freed Four Decades Later

After spending 41 years in solitary confinement for a murder he says he didn’t commit, Herman Wallace was freed on Tuesday. To add insult to injury, the 71-year-old Louisiana man has lung cancer and isn’t expected to live for more…

Brain-eating Amoeba Claims a 4-year-old’s Life

Parents will want to hold their little ones tighter after learning of how a 4-year-old contracted a deadly brain infection doing something their kids do every summer–playing on a water toy. The child’s identity hasn’t been released, but it has…

Sinkhole Swallows Trees In Louisiana: VIDEO

An enormous sinkhole in Assumption Parish, Louisiana swallowed several trees on Wednesday and the entire thing was caught on video. The sinkhole, which was first documented last year, has only grown in size over the past several months. The trees…

Louisiana Gunman Kills Hostage Before Being Shot

A standoff inside a Louisiana bank ended in tragedy last night after a 20-year old gunman shot two of his hostages before police took him down. Fuaed Abdo Ahmed gave authorities a list of demands after taking over the Tensas…

Rig Blowout Leads To Evacuation Of 47 Workers

As of late, the gulf coast has become more well-known for oil spills and natural disasters than its natural beauty and once bountiful fishing and shrimping. A major oil spill in 2010 caused major damage to the area, damage that…

Louisiana Sinkhole Forces Evacuation Of 350 Residents

A sinkhole that has reached 22 acres in size is forcing the evacuation of 350 people in Louisiana after an underground salt dome cavern collapsed. The original hole opened up last August, and now several families are having to give…