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Terrebonne Parish

Louisiana Teen Fatally Shot During Altercation With Police

Reuters | David Minsky | Posted 09.24.2014 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS, Sept 24 (Reuters) - A black teenager was shot dead during an altercation with a black police officer investigating reports of armed males...

Shrinking Coast, Sinking Land Discussed at Louisiana Forum

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Speakers at last week's State of the Coast or SOC 2014 conference at the Ernest Morial Convention Center in New Orleans balanced grim projections for Louisiana's low-lying areas with possible solutions.

Scientific Spill Studies, Funded by BP, Start to Yield Results

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Scientists gathered in Alabama last month said their current research on impacts of the 2010 BP spill will help authorities deal with future disasters.

4 DEAD: Man Attacks Former In-Laws, Current Wife, Employer

AP | Posted 12.27.2013 | Crime

RACELAND, La. (AP) — A south Louisiana man attacked his former in-laws, his current wife, and the head of a hospital where he'd worked, killing thre...

4 Dead, 2 Injured In Louisiana Shootings

AP | Posted 12.27.2013 | Crime

RACELAND, La. (AP) — Three people have died and two were injured in separate shootings in Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes. Authorities also say th...

Louisiana's Pointe-au-Chien Tribe Struggles to Preserve Its Way of Life

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.16.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 17, 2013 edition.) Theresa Dardar, a member of the Pointe-au-Chien tribe in Terrebon...

'Cajun Justice' Premiere: Officers Tackle A Drug Dealer And An Alligator

Posted 06.08.2012 | TV

On the series premiere of "Cajun Justice" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on A&E), viewers were introduced to Vernon Bourgeois, Jr., the crime-fighting sheriff of T...

All But Ignored: Gustav Deals Major Blow to Baton Rouge and Indian Tribes in South Louisiana

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Georgianne Nienaber

Local radio coverage is "pathetic," Wirt said in frustration, urging citizens journalists to try to make contact with the Terrebonne Indian tribe "who did not dodge a bullet."