The United States incarcerates a higher percentage of its adult population than any other nation. Presently, more than one in 100 Americans over the age of 18 are imprisoned. In Louisiana, the figure is one in 86.
An 11-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man are accused of breaking into a home. Among the items stolen were a pistol and an AK-47 assault rifle with magazines and ammunition. Oddly, both firearms were already reported stolen.
Creative Louisiana, a monthly morning meetup for creative types, will hold its July event on Friday, July 26, 2013, at Magpie Cafe, located at 3205 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. The featured guest speaker will be Alex V. Cook.