Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds

18-year-old rapper Lil Snupe (real name Addarren Ross) was shot and killed in Winnfield, Louisiana earlier this month. The young rapper’s death shook the small Louisiana community where he lived, and hundreds attended a memorial service for the teen this…

Geismar Explosion: Fatality Report Comes In

At least one person is dead and more than sixty were injured early this morning after an explosion rocked a chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana. 30 people were taken to nearby hospitals, some of whom had to be airlifted. Authorities…

5-Year-Old Read 875 Books in One Year

A Louisiana kindergartner is turning heads after she allegedly read 875 books during just one school year. According to a report from NBC’s KPLC affiliate, a five-year-old Lake Charles girl named Sophia Moss read “most” of the kindergarten and first…

3 Tickets Split $50M In Latest Powerball Winnings

A much smaller Powerball worth $50M has been split between 3 winning tickets. The AP reports that a Florida resident is the third winner of the latest $50M Powerball award. The other two winners were from Louisiana and Delaware. The…

Baggy Pants Illegal In Louisiana Town, Opponents Say Law Is Slippery Slope

Baggy pants are tacky, but making the questionable fashion statement illegal seems to be taking it a bit too far. One town in Louisiana apparently doesn’t see the problem as it has made baggy pants illegal. The town of Terrebonne…

Louisiana Looks to Ban Facebooking While Driving in Expansion of Anti-Texting Laws

The state of Louisiana is looking to crack down on another activity that threatens the safety of its commuters: Facebooking while driving. Really, this includes any sort of social networking while driving like tweeting or posting photos to Instagram. The…

New Orleans Levees Hold Fast Against Hurricane Isaac

Tropical storm Isaac was upgraded to Hurricane Isaac just in time to hit the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi. The Associated Press (AP) is reporting that although water rose over a rural levee and flooded some homes, the levees themselves…

Google Gets Inspiring Street View Imagery Of New Orleans’ Rebuilding

Google has new Street View imagery for New Orleans, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu is so proud of the post-Katrina rebuilding of the city, he blogged about the imagery for Google, wanting to show off the hard work to the rest…

New Louisiana Law Gives Sex Offenders A Scarlet Letter On Facebook

When it comes to registered sex offenders being allowed on social media sites like Facebook, maybe it’s more about open information and less about outright bans. Unsure of the constitutionality of an outright ban on sex offenders using social networks,…

Santorum Fires Gun, Woman Yells “Pretend It’s Obama!”

It’s well known that Rick Santorum has a lot of fans in Louisiana, whose primary will be held on Saturday. But an incident involving a suggestion for Santorum to pretend he was shooting President Obama has people wondering about those…