The annual Census Bureau estimate shows Louisiana gained less than 40,000 residents in the year ending July 2008. The estimated population stands at 4,410,796.
Bad economy slows population growth in South, West
Census Bureau releases population estimates
Endymion crash: What we know Sunday afternoon - The corner of one of New Orleans' largest Mardi Gras parades turned from a scene of joyful festivity to one of mayhem Saturday.