Rapper Hurricane Chris acquitted in Louisiana man's murder
Hurricane Chris is best known for his hit single, “A Bay Bay.”
New plans for abandoned hurricane-ravaged amusement park in New Orleans
More than 17 years after a Six Flags park in New Orleans was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, developers believe they can revive the abandoned site with a new project.
Meth and puppies found inside ice cream truck in Louisiana, police say
The owner of “Tami’s Ice Cream & Sweet Treats” was arrested after police searched the blue truck and found melted ice cream, meth, and other drug paraphernalia.
Watch: Fishermen spot sharks in huge feeding frenzy off Louisiana coast
The video captures sharks surrounding a boat as they feast on fish with their fins flailing as the fishermen get doused with water.
Mardi Gras parade shooting in New Orleans leaves 1 dead, 4 hurt
One of the victims injured in the shooting was a child, police said, adding that a suspect was taken into custody at the scene.
TSA stops passenger with assault rifle, ammunition at New Orleans airport
The 52-year-old passenger was going to board a plane bound for Houston.
Louisiana officer arrested for deadly shooting of unarmed Black man, police say
Louisiana authorities on Thursday charged Shreveport Police Officer Alexander Tyler with negligent homicide in the death of Alonzo Bagley.
Wild video shows squirrel fly into home as door opens for pizza delivery
A doorbell camera captured the chaos that ensued.
Black-owned schools founded in the wake of Hurricane Katrina
After Hurricane Katrina, 7,000 employees in New Orleans were terminated, 4,000 of whom were teachers. Of those teachers, roughly 72% were African American.
12 squirrel monkeys were stolen from Louisiana zoo, officials say
According to the Zoosiana, located in Broussard, the individual targeted facilities of smaller primates and specifically compromised the squirrel monkey exhibit.
12 people shot at Louisiana nightclub
The victims were all inside the nightclub when they were shot, police said.
Woman charged with attempted murder of boyfriend who peed in bed
Louisiana authorities said Briana Lacost admitted to stabbing her boyfriend after she “ripped” him from the bed for urinating on himself.
More insurance companies pull out of Louisiana: 'We are in a crisis'
In the last two years, more than 20 companies have gone under or withdrawn from the state.
LSU gymnastics adding extra security for road meets after Olivia Dunne fans cause issue
The LSU gymnastics team is getting an extra layer of security for the rest of the season, coach Jeff Clark said Tuesday after a raucous situation involving fans in Salt Lake City interested in seeing Olivia Dunne.
Home invasion suspect killed by mother protecting her children, sheriff says
The Louisiana man on parole was armed with a shovel and a lug wrench when he allegedly broke into the home of a woman and her two young children, the local sheriff’s office said.
7-year-old girl dies after dog attack: 'Heart-breaking tragedy'
Authorities in Louisiana said the little girl was taken to a local hospital but later died.
Louisiana teens’ deaths place spotlight on police chases
The deaths of two teenage girls are the latest fatalities among hundreds every year related to accidents involving police pursuits. National Highway Transportation Safety data reveals there were 455 such deaths in the U.S. in 2020.
US Coast Guard ends search for 4 people after helicopter crashes into Gulf of Mexico
A rescue operation is underway off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico for four people who were on board a helicopter that crashed while departing an oil platform on Thursday.
Ronald Greene: Louisiana officers charged in deadly 2019 arrest
Five Louisiana law enforcement officers have been charged with state crimes for their roles in the deadly 2019 arrest of Ronald Greene.
'God laid over top of us': Woman recounts terror she felt as Louisiana tornado killed neighbors
An EF-2 tornado with winds estimated at 130 mph managed to decimate homes around Linda Barry as she huddled under a mattress protected by her soon-to-be husband, reciting the Lord’s Prayer for comfort.