Dillard University student Jada Sayles gave birth to her son on May 14, the same day as her graduation ceremony in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The controversial bill would have made women who end their pregnancies subject to criminal homicide prosecutions.
A seismograph located on Louisiana State University's campus registered a small earthquake during the sold-out show.
A 4-year-old girl is dead after her grandmother allegedly forced her to drink a bottle of whiskey while her mother watched, Baton Rouge Police said.
A woman in town for a work trip found herself in the middle of an unimaginable situation. The woman says she was just a few weeks from her due date and didn't realize she was going into labor.
During Carnival season, flocks of marching bands parade through the city streets even though jazz music and dancing has been banned in New Orleans public schools for almost a century.
'It was almost like everything was coming back to life, returning to normal. And now this,' New Orleans native said of tornado ravaged community still in recovery from Hurricane Ida.
Louisiana activated 300 National Guard personnel to clear roads and provide support after severe storms hit the area, spawning deadly tornadoes.
The tornado moved Tuesday night across eastern New Orleans and St. Bernard Parish, causing extensive damage.
New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, took center stage in celebrating Mardi Gras after the COVID-19 pandemic put a damper on last year’s celebrations.
A disgraced Louisiana teacher will spend decades behind bars after pleading guilty to "horrific crimes" against children and admitted to serving her students cupcakes that contained sperm from her ex-husband.
Deputies said an 87-year-old man was tied up while an armed robber made off with his valuables, including his car.
Democratic Senate Gary Chambers is calling for federal legalization
Wildlife rehabilitators are decontaminating dozens of alligators, scrubbing their hides and brushing their teeth with Dawn dish soap after a pipeline rupture dumped 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel into a Louisiana wetland. 78 gators have been rescued so far, but more than 100 animals have been found dead in the area.
Police investigating the disappearance of a woman reported missing found a dismembered body in a freezer.
Dozens of suspects were arrested and five teenagers were found during “Operation Boo Dat,” an annual investigation that lasted from mid-October until Dec. 24 in the New Orleans metro area.
The driver in a Louisiana wrong-way crash that killed three siblings was determined to have been 3X over the legal alcohol limit, police said.
Twenty-year-old Lindy Rae Simmons, 17-year-old Christopher Simmons and 15-year-old Kamryn Simmons were killed in the crash.
Norwegian Cruise Line issued a statement that confirmed a “handful of COVID-19 cases among guests and crew.” The company said all of the identified cases involved people without symptoms of the illness.
The number of trashed doses has nearly tripled since the end of July, even as Louisiana grappled with a fourth, deadly surge of the coronavirus pandemic during that time that led to increased interest in the vaccines.