Brain-Eating Amoeba Detected In Two Water Systems In Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) has confirmed that two of the state’s water system is positive for Naegleria fowleri, a naturally occurring freshwater amoeba. As such, the authorities are advising residents to take precautionary measures to reduce the risks of infection. Water Systems Positive For Naegleria Fowleri On June 29, LDH announced that two water systems undergoing routine drinking water testing results turned out positive for Naegleria fowleri. The Terrebonne Parish’s Schriever Water system and the Ouachita Parish’s North Monroe Water System both tested positive for the amoeba. Both…

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iPhone That Could Solve Louisiana Mom’s Murder Languishes Unused

Almost a year after Brittney Mills was shot dead in the doorway of her Baton Rouge, Louisiana home, the iPhone that might reveal who pulled the trigger languishes on an evidence shelf. Police think the pregnant mother’s smartphone could hold texts or diary entries revealing who killed her. But the data remains cloaked by encryption, guarded by an unknown pass code and unreachable by investigators. The prospect of hidden information tantalizes the victim’s family. In an echo of the better-known cases surrounding iPhones used by a terrorist in San Bernardino,…

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iPhone That Could Solve Louisiana Mom’s Murder Languishes Unused

Almost a year after Brittney Mills was shot dead in the doorway of her Baton Rouge, Louisiana home, the iPhone that might reveal who pulled the trigger languishes on an evidence shelf. Police think the pregnant mother’s smartphone could hold texts or diary entries revealing who killed her. But the data remains cloaked by encryption, guarded by an unknown pass code and unreachable by investigators. The prospect of hidden information tantalizes the victim’s family. In an echo of the better-known cases surrounding iPhones used by a terrorist in San Bernardino,…

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