The LaFourche Parish Council issued a proclamation Tuesday night marking the 130th anniversary of the Thibodaux Massacre. It was one of the bloodiest incidents of violence in American history. White mobs shot black men and women after a strike was called by sugar cane workers in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes. President of the 1887 Memorial John DeSantis says special guests were in the audience.
Students at Sandy Hook Elementary School have been sent home for the day after a bomb threat forced an evacuation of the new building on the sixth anniversary of the massacre that killed 20 first-graders and six educators