Louisiana Crime

Louisiana Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Louisiana, MO or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • What This - Study' Claiming You're More Likely to Be...

    Monday Oct 15 | via Townhall 

    Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Northeastern University came together to study the correlation between states' gun ownership and officer-involved shootings. The researchers published their findings in the Journal for Urban Health.


    Related Topix: Guns, Northeastern University, Louisiana, MO

  • More Guns Mean More Fatal Police Shootings

    Sunday Oct 14 | via The Washington Monthly 

    We already know that statistically speaking the more guns you have, the less safe you are . On one hand, a gun might help you in the vanishingly rare case that 1) you are the victim of a home invasion or personal assault with a deadly weapon, 2) that the assailant intends to use the weapon against you; 3) that you can pull out and use the weapon effectively before the assailant do.


    Related Topix: Louisiana, MO

  • In a Blow to Media Gun Narrative, Homicides Down in ...

    Wednesday Sep 26 | via Mises Economics Blog 

    The FBI released new homicide data this week , and at the nationwide level, the 2017 homicide rate fell slightly, dropping to 5.3 homicides per 100,000 from 2016's rate of 5.4. The US homicide rate remains down considerably from the 1990s, when the homicide rate reached 9.8 per 100,000 in 1991: Nationwide, homicide rates also varied widely by state. The US states with the highest homicide rates in the new report were Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, Maryland, and Arkansas.


    Related Topix: Prison, North Dakota, Guns

  • Husband arrested in death of wife missing for 7 years

    Sep 14, 2018 | via Yahoo! 

    Seven years after a Belgian woman living in Louisiana went missing, authorities have arrested her husband and recovered the couple's daughter in an investigation that authorities described Friday as spanning three countries and requiring years of patient investigation. Sylviane Lozada has not been seen since July 2011 when her husband left the country with the couple's then 4-year-old daughter, Angelina.


    Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Brusly, LA