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July 11, 2016
Criticism mounts over how police handle Louisiana protesters
Criticism mounted Monday over how Baton Rouge police dealt with throngs of protesters during the weekend, including nearly ...
July 09, 2016
Protests of police killings: Dozens of arrests in Louisiana
Officers stared down hundreds protesting against police killings near a ramp leading to an interstate in Louisiana's capital ...
July 08, 2016
Family of slain Louisiana man denounces Dallas police deaths
The mother of the son of a black man killed by white Louisiana police officers said Friday she grieved with the families of ...
July 07, 2016
Judge: Big Freedia must live in halfway house, drug-tested
A federal judge has ruled bounce musician Big Freedia must live in a halfway house and submit to substance abuse testing ...
July 04, 2016
Darling no more: Hollywood flees Louisiana for sweeter taxes
It's the middle of a recent work day inside a Hollywood-style movie studio in downtown New Orleans, and Trey Burvant turns ...
June 30, 2016
The Latest: Will Packer's new film centered at Essence Fest
The Latest on the annual Essence Festival held over the July Fourth holiday in New Orleans (all times local): 6:55 p.m.
June 30, 2016
New Orleans ready to 'party with a purpose' at Essence Fest
Music has always been at the heart of the annual Essence Festival, now in its 22nd year, and this year will be no different.
June 29, 2016
New Orleans eyes cutting back on Bourbon Street strip clubs
New Orleans is weighing whether to rein in the number of strip clubs on Bourbon Street, both to curb crime and tame one of ...
June 27, 2016
Louisiana judge to stop jailing defendants over fees
A Louisiana judge accused by a rights group of running a modern-day debtors prison agreed Monday to temporarily stop jailing ...
June 23, 2016
Louisiana mourns lost officer as 2 more officers wounded
A 19-year-old suspect accused of killing a Louisiana sheriff's deputy faces four charges including first-degree murder ...
June 18, 2016
Gay pride events festive but some concerned after Orlando
The music was thumping and crowds were dancing at gay pride events around the U.S., with some revelers saying the partying ...
June 18, 2016
Name game: Sports teams wrestle with getting right nickname
What's in a name? When it comes to a pro sports team, quite a bit. With an NHL expansion franchise expected to begin play in ...
June 16, 2016
Security ramped up for upcoming US gay pride events
The huge crowds expected to attend gay pride parades around the United States in the coming weeks will be greeted by more ...
June 13, 2016
Thousands attend vigils around US for Orlando victims
Thousands have turned out for vigils, rallies and marches around the country for the victims of the deadly attack at a gay ...
June 09, 2016
Big Freedia's new passion: cooking
The new season of Big Freedia's reality show will show another side of the performer than twerking: Fans will get to see her ...
June 08, 2016
Police rescue kitten from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
Police have rescued and found a home for a kitten found stranded in the middle of a Louisiana bridge. Causeway General ...
June 06, 2016
'Dukes' fame to studio owner, Schneider doing what he wants
It's taken decades, but an actor best known for his role on "The Dukes of Hazzard" TV series is finally doing what he always ...
May 26, 2016
Louisiana adds police protections to hate-crime laws
Louisiana has become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and ...
May 25, 2016
Feds: Company hasn't done enough to end slow-motion oil leak
The Justice Department is urging a federal court to let government regulators decide if a New Orleans company has done enough ...
May 24, 2016
US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law
Whether a strict Texas voter ID law should be struck down, upheld, or, perhaps, adjusted is now up to 15 federal appeals ...