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Aggregated Louisiana News Articles

  • Tulane Halts One Of The Nation's Longest Stretches Between Bowl Wins
    Tulane ended one of the nation's longest droughts between bowl wins when Willie Fritz's team defeated Louisiana in the Cure Bowl.
    By Tom Layberger, Contributor.  Forbes.  Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:29:00 -0500.
  • Analysis: House GOP could disrupt Edwards' teacher pay plan
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - By refusing to boost Louisiana's income projections, House Republican leaders threaten to spoil Democratic Gov. ...
    Melinda Deslatte.  Washington Times.  Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:04:44 -0500.
  • Cure Bowl: Bradwell's two TDs leads Tulane over Louisiana-Lafayette 41-24
    Darius Bradwell rushed for a career-best 150 yards and two touchdowns to lead Tulane to its first postseason victory in 16 years, a 41-24 win over intrastate rival Louisiana-Lafayette in the Cure Bowl on Saturday. ...
    Associated Press.  Los Angeles Times.  Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:20:00 PST.
  • Brothers charged with second-degree murder in asphyxia death of man they wrapped in duct tape
    Saleh Omar, 40 (right), of Gretna, Louisiana, and Yazan Omar, 18, of Harvey, Louisana, were charged Thursday with second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Mohamed Mezlini.
    Daily Mail.  Sat, 15 Dec 2018 21:57:58 GMT.
  • Louisiana urged to give refunds for thrown-out tax change
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The head of a powerful Louisiana business lobbying group is urging companies that operate in multiple states to pursue refunds for taxes paid under a 2015 law that has been declared unconstitutional. ...
    Melinda Deslatte.  Washington Times.  Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:05:15 -0500.
  • Brothers charged in death of man wrapped in duct tape
    A grand jury has handed up an indictment charging two brothers in the death of a Louisiana man who had been wrapped in duct tape and died of asphyxiation
    ABC News.  Sat, 15 Dec 2018 06:40:32 -0500.
  • Saints QB Brees tops all players in Pro Bowl fan vote
    Amid a growing group of young star players around the league, 39-year-old New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees finished the fan ballot portion of Pro Bowl voting with more votes than anyone.
    Reuters.  Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:35:57 -0500.
  • Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor identified
    Full military honors will be given to a Louisiana sailor whose remains have been identified more than 75 years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
    Chevel Johnson.  Fox News.  Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:30:41 GMT.
  • The State of the City
    Highlights from the Cities for Tomorrow conference in New Orleans, where activists, authors, athletes and politicians considered the future of urbanism across the globe.
    New York Times.  Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:42:02 GMT.
  • Making Food Equality a Goal
    In some places like New Orleans, the lack of access to fresh food is stark, a problem that needs to be on the top of the list for viable communities.
    Ann Maloney.  New York Times.  Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:15:06 GMT.
  • Reports: Saints release WR Marshall
    The New Orleans Saints released wide receiver Brandon Marshall, according to multiple reports Wednesday, exactly a month after signing him and without the veteran suiting up for a game.
    Reuters.  Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:46:01 -0500.
  • Abortion opponents are starting to worry Brett Kavanaugh isn't the ally they were expecting
    On Monday, the high court announced that it would not review two lower court decisions that temporarily banned Louisiana and Kansas from cutting Planned Parenthood's Medicaid funding.
    CNBC.  Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:50 GMT.
  • Lil' Wayne bringing free concert tour to Chicago
    The New Orleans-born rapper is inviting folks to a free show happening later this month.
    ABC News.  Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:45:34 UTC.
  • Supreme Court Won't Hear States' Planned Parenthood Appeal
    The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:15:44 -0500.

Louisiana Population Trends and Information Resources

The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Louisiana as follows:
DateEstimated PopulationYearly % Change
July 1, 20164,681,6660.27
July 1, 20154,668,9600.45
July 1, 20144,647,8800.46
July 1, 20134,626,4020.50
July 1, 20124,603,4290.61
July 1, 20114,575,4040.67
July 1, 20104,544,996 
According to the 2010 census, the population of Louisiana was 4,533,372.

In 2008, the estimated population of Louisiana was 4,410,796, whereas in 2006, the population of Louisiana was about 4,243,634.  For detailed, up-to-date information about Louisiana's demographics, visit the U.S. Census Bureau's QuickFacts about Louisiana web page.  For maps of Louisiana, visit this Louisiana Map website.
Louisiana state capitol building, Baton Rouge, LA
The photograph above shows the state capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Louisiana newspaper publishers are listed here, along with their addresses, phone numbers, and website links; Louisiana library names, descriptions, and website links are listed on this page.  More information about Lousiana can be found here.

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