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.
The US Coast Guard is searching by air and sea for 12 people who went missing after their boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. Six of the 18 crew members have been rescued so far.
Jessie Hamilton worked for 14 years as a cook for an LSU fraternity, taking care of hundreds of students during her time on campus. When one of the former members called to check on her, they found out the 74-year-old was still working two jobs to pay for her mortgage -- so the brothers all chipped in more than $50,000 to pay off her home.
A former sheriff’s dispatcher in New Orleans has been arrested, accused of refusing to return more than $1.2 million that had been accidentally deposited into her brokerage account, authorities said.
A former sheriff's dispatcher in a suburb of New Orleans has been arrested, accused of refusing to return more than $1.2 million that had been accidentally deposited into her brokerage account, authorities said.
When Kelyn Spadoni found $1.2 million in her Charles Schwab brokerage account, police say she immediately moved it into another account and bought a car and a house. Charles Schwab says they only meant to deposit $82 into her account.
The US Attorney's office says federal authorities arrested 21 individuals on April 8 and the other 14 were already in custody.
More than a dozen states are set to open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults this week.
Miriam Bertrand, 72, was the Ochsner Medical Center’s 10,000th successful recovery from COVID-19 and received a jubilant sendoff — which included a jazz band performance.
A Louisiana police officer working security at a high school basketball game was shot and killed following a mask-related dispute, police said.
Authorities say a man shot and killed two people inside the gun store, and then was killed when several other people — whether employees or customers — opened fire on him from both inside and outside of the building.
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.
Three people were killed Saturday in a shooting at a gun store outside of New Orleans. Two others are in the hospital right now.
A group of residents in a small town in Louisiana came together to feed a group of semi-truck drivers stranded in the ongoing winter conditions impacting the state.
TECO crews will face a different kind of response this time around as they prepare to deal with winter storms instead of tropical storms.
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.
If you have seen 10-year-old Jalisa Lassalle or 33-year-old Michael R. Sereal, call 911 immediately.
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.