by Bryce Covert Jun 21, 2016
One plaintiff says he was fined $450 for stealing $5 worth of food for his family and then booked into jail when he couldn't pay.
by Laurel Raymond Jun 3, 2016
Anti-abortion advocates are playing an old game -- using graphic terminology to tug on emotions, rather than dealing with medical facts.
by Carimah Townes May 4, 2016
"We’ve already decided as a society that 18 is the age of adulthood for smoking, voting, sitting on juries, buying lottery tickets, for serving in the military, for virtually any purpose."
by Alan Pyke Apr 27, 2016
A prisoner whose insights helped dethrone an allegedly corrupt prison boss says prison officials are getting revenge.
by Aviva Shen Apr 20, 2016
The officers opened fire on unarmed people trying to find shelter. Then they lied about it.
by Judd Legum Apr 3, 2016
"It’s not even funny, 20 years to life for a Snickers bar, or two or three or four"
by Alan Pyke Mar 10, 2016 Updated: Mar 10, 2016
Sales tax hikes and a handful of minor tax increases for businesses will close roughly three quarters of the $3 billion budget hole ex-Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) left behind.
by Carimah Townes Mar 9, 2016
"Innocent children won’t have their rights vindicated."
by Alan Pyke Mar 7, 2016
Lawmakers have to find $940 million just for the next three-and-a-half months, and another $2 billion to cover next year's projected shortfall.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Feb 25, 2016
Most of Louisiana's abortion clinics will be forced to close.