Louisiana, also known as the 'Bayou State', is the 25th most populated state in America. The southern state is bordered by Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi and the Gulf of Mexico. Unlike other states, Louisiana law is based on 'Napoleonic Code' and is one of the only states in the nation with Parishes instead of Counties (Alaska uses 'boroughs' instead of counties). Louisiana is one of the most diverse states in America featuring a multicultural blend of traditions from French, Haitian, Spanish, French Canadian, African and Native American cultures. In fact, that's cultural blend is where a lot of state's voodoo, Mardi Gras and Cajun traditions originated.
Fans in Multiple Brawls at Louisiana High School Basketball Game
In an event that has quickly gone viral, a high school basketball game in Louisiana turned chaotic as multiple brawls broke out among the fans.
12 Places in Louisiana You Still Cannot Carry a Concealed Firearm
A Louisiana bill allowing Constitutional carry or carrying a concealed gun without a permit has been approved, but there are 12 places you cannot legally carry.
Maps Show Which Louisiana Cities Will Be Under Water in 25 Years
Louisiana's disappearing coastline has been a topic of conversation for decades, but interactive maps attempt to show what the threat may ultimately look like.
Blame Amazing Food For Louisiana Being One Of Fattest in America
We are home to some of the finest cuisine anywhere on God's green Earth. And if it doesn't taste like you want, you just haven't put enough Tony's on it!
New Orleans Saints Get An 'F' From Players On A League Survey
At the end of every season the NFL Players Association sends out a survey to the players to rate their organization.
Want to Know Which High Schools in Louisiana are the Best?
These are the top high schools across Louisiana so if you're planning to move and have school-age children, you need to check this out.
The 4 Big Reasons Louisiana's Auto Insurance Rates Are So High
But what are some of the factors causing these spikes? We looked at a few of them.
New Law Waives Certain Louisiana OMV Military Fees
Louisiana Legislature authorizes the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles to issue the following military honor license plates at no cost and waive renewal registration requirements to applicable plates
Anne Rice's 'Mayfair Witches' Films Second Season in New Orleans
If you're a fan of author Anne Rice, you're no stranger to the Mayfair Witches trilogy that's set in New Orleans, LA, and is on location filming there now.
Get Up to 10 Years of Hard Labor for Stealing Crawfish in LA
Crawfish prices are sky high in Louisiana and while, yes, we know that stealing anything is illegal, but stealing crawfish in Louisiana is especially illegal!