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AMELIA, La. (AP) — Ida knocked out power to about 1.1 million customers in Louisiana when it came ashore Aug. 29. Within days, electric officials transformed an empty lot into a bustling “tent city” with enormous, air-conditioned tents for workers, a gravel parking lot for bucket trucks and a station to resupply crews restoring power

A former Louisiana State Police trooper has been charged with a civil rights violation for pummeling a Black motorist 18 times with a flashlight. It’s the first criminal case to emerge from federal investigations into troopers’ beatings of at least three Black men. A federal grand jury indicted Jacob Brown on Thursday for the 2019

ANGOLA, La. (AP) — A white man convicted of the apparently random killing of a Black men has been found dead shortly after being transferred to a Louisiana penitentiary to begin a life sentence. Louisiana corrections spokesman Ken Pastorick said inmate Kenneth Gleason was found hanging in his cell and unresponsive early Wednesday at the