A public defender who was in the court at the time is also facing contempt charges for filming the encounter.
Eddie Rispone is a successful businessman and political outsider running for governor in Louisiana. A supporter of the president, he's been called "Louisiana's Donald Trump."
The Gretna Police Department on Monday announced that Charlie Rispoli and another officer, Angelo Varisco, who "liked" Rispoli's post, have both been fired.
Officer Charlie Rispoli has been on the Gretna, Louisiana police force since 2005.
The Baton Rouge coroner's office has ruled that Sadie Roberts-Joseph death from suffocation was a homicide.
A guest on an upper deck said she saw waves splashing at her window.
The National Hurricane Center said could lead to "dangerous, life-threatening flooding" over portions of the central Gulf Coast into the Lower Mississippi Valley.
The storm is expected to become a Category 1 hurricane on Friday night before making landfall. Rain and flooding are the biggest factors from this storm, experts say.
The storm was forecasted to turn into a hurricane before making landfall, bringing heavy rain and life-threatening storm surges.
The storm was forecasted to bring heavy rain, strong wind and life-threatening storm surges to areas of Louisiana.
"You've got to remember, what is abortion? The sacrificing of kids," said "firefighter prophet" Mark Taylor. "Abortion is the food source for Baal."
The storm is expected to form into a Category 1 hurricane and make landfall late Friday night or early Saturday morning along Louisiana's southern coastline.
Lenise Martin III, age 36, was detained by deputies from the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office after the stunt, seemingly intended for social media.
The Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office said two suspects—Jimmy O'Neal Lewis and Cedrick Tennessee—have been charged with first degree murder after the death of Frederick McCray Jr.
Officers arrested Shaderick Jones, a 42-year-old deputy in the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office, on Friday night after Iyehesa Todd, 26, told investigators that he coerced her into performing a sex act on her infant son because it was his "fantasy," St. Gabriel Police Chief Kevin Ambeau said.
A coroner in Louisiana believes he may have investigated the first recorded case of a THC overdose.
"We can't make this stuff up" said local police.
"Her eyes plead with you. End it," wrote the doctor. "Eventually it will end. But nobody will do it. Not in this state. Not in this hospital."
"The use of the word 'heartbeat' is intentionally misleading and manipulative," one doctor told Newsweek.
Louisiana is next in line to pass stringent anti-abortion laws, and the Democratic governor looks to be on board.
GameOva Reedy is best known for a tune in 2017 that inspired an online craze dubbed the #ForTheD challenge.
Fundraiser for three Louisiana churches destroyed by fires has earned almost $1.9 million following the Notre Dame tragedy.
The popular music festival is a huge system of support for Louisiana culture.
"This is humanity at its best!" actress Kristin Davis added.
Good Friday falls on April 19, so we've gathered the latest information on post office, bank and store opening times.
One individual was accused of having sex with an inmate.
"He went [to New Orleans] with his wife. It's not what everybody was thinking was going on."
"I wouldn't think [she] was cruel to animals like that. I mean, she was a nice lady," a neighbor said.
"Blackface photographs are inappropriate and offensive," Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy J. Paul Jr. said.