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Police: 2 Louisiana teens fatally shoot each other

Jan. 18, 2021 7:11 PM EST

NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) — Two 16-year-olds have died after shooting each other simultaneously over the weekend, according to Louisiana authorities. New Iberia Police were called to a neighborhood Sunday night, where they found both teenagers lying in a roadway with gunshot wounds, police spokeswoman Sgt....

Salt mine ceiling falls, killing 2 in Louisiana

Dec. 16, 2020 5:34 PM EST

AVERY ISLAND, La. (AP) — Two people died when the ceiling in a salt mine fell in Louisiana, authorities and the mine operator said Wednesday. A portion of the ceiling in a part of the underground mine on Avery Island came down on Monday. Sixteen employees were evacuated with no injuries reported, KATC-TV ...