President Joe Biden visited the reliably Republican state of Louisiana on Thursday, speaking in the hurricane-battered city of Lake Charles while touting his proposed $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan.
Authorities say nine people under 18 were injured and two of them remained in the hospital following a weekend shooting at a 12-year-old’s birthday party in Louisiana that was rooted in an ongoing feud.
A Louisiana police officer working security at a high school basketball game was shot and killed following a mask-related dispute, police said.
Three people were killed Saturday in a shooting at a gun store in Louisiana. Two others were hurt and are in the hospital right now.
Parades and parties on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) and the days leading up to the annual pre-Lenten bash were canceled and bars were ordered closed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A new study shows the lack of COVID-19 safety regulations during last year’s Mardi Gras at the dawn of the pandemic likely caused it to be a superspreader event that spawned up to 50,000 cases.
New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell announced that all bars will be closed and liquor sales will be banned during Mardi Gras weekend in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.
New Orleans residents are getting creative and decorating their homes as “house floats” to celebrate Mardi Gras amid an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Police in Louisiana say Brittany Cormier told a hitman that she was the rape victim he was hired to kill in order to save the life of her daughter, the gunman's intended target. Investigators said her brother, a convicted sex offender, had raped his niece, then hired hitmen to murder her so she couldn't testify.
A 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Louisiana Walmart store in a brutal incident captured on social media.
Luke Letlow, Louisiana's newest Republican member of the U.S. House, died Tuesday night from complications related to COVID-19 only days before being sworn into office. He was 41 years old.
Fate Winslow was approached by undercover officers in 2008 and they asked where to buy some marijuana. He borrowed a bike, found some marijuana, and gave it to officers who then gave him $5. He got life in prison.
The Trump administration continued its unprecedented series of post-election federal executions Friday by putting to death a Louisiana truck driver who severely abused his 2-year-old daughter for weeks in 2002, then killed her by slamming her head repeatedly against a truck’s windows and dashboard.
Bob Hannaford, the organizer of the annual Naughty in N'awlins swingers gathering wrote in a blog post that "If I could go back in time, I would not produce this event again."
New Orleans city officials said parades of any kind will not be permitted for Mardi Gras 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the potential to be a super spreader event.
A Louisiana sheriff says his office is “working hard to ensure no stone is left unturned” in determining what led to the death of a Black 15-year-old whose disappearance sparked speculation about racial crime.
An attorney for Quawan Charles’ family said a graphic photo of the 15-year-old’s body shows severe damage to his face, and his family says they suspect foul play.
Storm destruction caused polling places to be moved in Louisiana, and utility companies and election officials scrambled to restore power, or make sure generators were available, at polling places in Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.
Trees on top of buses and cars. Roofs ripped off homes. Boats pushed onshore.
Zeta sped across the Southeast on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage and more than 2.5 million homes and businesses without power in Atlanta and beyond after pounding New Orleans with winds and water.