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February 12, 2016
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a success
From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Thursday hailed the Carnival season in New ...
January 10, 2016
Spillway of swollen Mississippi River open near New Orleans
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened a major spillway Sunday near New Orleans for the first time in nearly five years, ...
December 18, 2015
Suit challenges removal of Confederate monuments
A federal lawsuit is challenging a city plan to remove prominent Confederate monuments by charging that the city doesn't own ...
December 17, 2015
New Orleans council votes to remove Confederate monuments
New Orleans' leaders on Thursday made a sweeping move to break with the city's Confederate past when the City Council voted ...
December 16, 2015
New Orleans considers removing Confederate monuments
New Orleans is poised to make a sweeping break with its Confederate past as city leaders decide whether to remove prominent ...
November 24, 2015
'No one feels safe': New Orleans on edge after mass shooting
New Orleans officials are quite sure someone knows the identities of the shooters who opened fire on each other in a crowd ...
November 23, 2015
Republicans' tough Senate map gets another twist
Republicans' plans to defend their Senate majority in 2016 just got a bit more complicated. GOP Sen. David Vitter's loss in ...
November 23, 2015
The Latest: Mayor wants shooting witnesses to come forward
Here is the latest information on a shooting late Sunday in a New Orleans park (all times local): 11:31 p.m. The mayor of New ...
November 10, 2015
Reaction from artists, fans after death of Allen Toussaint
New Orleans musical legend Allen Toussaint died Tuesday after a heart attack in Spain. Some reaction from artists and fans ...
November 06, 2015
A rape, a non-investigation, and a 18-year wait for justice
Marie picked up the phone and dialed the number the detective gave her 10 days before, on the night she was raped at ...
October 15, 2015
Essence Festival to host event in South Africa in 2016, 2017
After more than 20 years in New Orleans, the Essence Festival is now going global. The festival has launched a three-year ...
October 12, 2015
Funeral held for Louisiana celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme
Chefs in white coats escorted the casket of world-renowned Cajun chef Paul Prudhomme into St. Louis Cathedral for his funeral ...
August 30, 2015
New Orleans, Gulf coast mark Katrina milestone
The Gulf Coast and New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest storms in American ...
August 29, 2015
The Latest: Clinton: Celebrate progress but continue work
The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Former President Bill ...
August 29, 2015
Gulf Coast marks Katrina's fury, celebrates rebirth
As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly ...
August 24, 2015
The Latest: Man describes tackling police shooting suspect
The latest on the shooting of a Louisiana State Police trooper, who died Monday of his wounds (all times local): ___ 4:55 p.m
August 19, 2015
Obama to visit New Orleans for 10th anniversary of hurricane
President Barack Obama will mark next week's 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by visiting New Orleans, which bore the ...
August 13, 2015
AP Interview: New Orleans mayor praises post-Katrina change
New Orleans is approaching the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a mammoth storm that caused the levees protecting the ...