The gunfire occurred about 11:45 a.m. near the Xavier University of Louisiana Convocation Center, where Morris Jeff Community School held its high school graduation Tuesday morning.
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 Louisiana committee has approved a measure that would make abortion a crime of homicide, but opponents fear that's not all the legislation would do.
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.
Janice David, 34, was choked, beaten, and stabbed in what police called a "very gruesome, very evil act" that was streamed live on social media.
Incident caught on camera shows thief surprised by flash bang
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.
Authorities say the tornado that ripped through a suburb of New Orleans lifted one house into the air and dropped it onto the middle of a street with a family of three inside.
Multiple tornadoes spurred from a storm that moved across Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma Tuesday night.
The tornado moved Tuesday night across eastern New Orleans and St. Bernard Parish, causing extensive damage.
New Orleans Police said the victim, a 73-year-old woman, became entangled in her seatbelt and was dragged from the vehicle, resulting in her arm being severed from her body.
Roux, a baby Sumatran orangutan, was born on Christmas Eve 2021 at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans and has been getting round-the-clock care.
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.
A Louisiana mom and Air Force veteran pulled a gun on a man who tried to get into her car while she was sitting in gridlocked traffic with her 2-year-old son. Charise Taylor said she didn't fire her weapon, but was ready to do so in order to protect her child.
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
At this point, many of us have already thrown out our Christmas trees, but in Louisiana, these discarded trees serve an important purpose for the United States Army.
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.