A Black man whose life sentence for making off with hedge clippers in a 1997 burglary drew scathing criticism from the chief justice of Louisiana’s Supreme Court was granted parole Thursday.
Forecasts showed Delta had strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane as it bore down on the state carrying winds of up to 115 mph.
Hurricane Delta is on course to hit Louisiana on Friday. Former FEMA Presidential Appointee Mark Neveau spoke with KTVU's Heather Holmes on The Four about what's happening behind the scenes as this strong hurricane grows closer.
A man considered to be the nation's oldest living World War II veteran celebrated his 111th birthday this weekend.
While the chlorine fire was being monitored as a potential health threat, Louisiana environmental spokesman Greg Langley says he knows of no other major industrial health risks from the storm in the state.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury had voted just weeks prior to leave the South’s Defenders Monument on the grounds of the courthouse.
A man was arrested after video surfaced of him swimming in a giant fish tank at a Bass Pro Shops store in Louisiana.
A Louisiana police department apologized and one of its officers was fired over a Facebook comment suggesting he thought it was “unfortunate” more black people have not died from the coronavirus.
The couple dropped off some of the masks Friday at the Austin Fire Department.
Before the storms moved into Mississippi, the weather service reported multiple tornadoes and damaging winds over much of northern Louisiana.
A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous Saturday night street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade route during this year's Carnival season, authorities said.
A city agency tasked with emergency preparedness tweeted that the death occurred Saturday night as the major parade of the Krewe of Endymion parade was rolling in the south Louisiana city. The agency, NOLA Ready, said it had no immediate details how the death occurred, and police said they would release more information later.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked a California law banning the import and sale of alligator and crocodile products.
Black medical students at Tulane University shared a powerful message about resilience and a better future when they posed for a photo in front of former slave quarters at a Louisiana plantation.
A man sentenced to death for murder in Louisiana, who was later exonerated, received a college degree here in North Texas this weekend.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana is suing the state of California over its decision to ban the import and sale of alligator products, saying the ban will hurt an important Louisiana industry and ultimately could hurt the state’s wetlands.
Garoppolo's clutch completion to tight end George Kittle for a 39-yard gain - plus a defensive facemask penalty - on fourth-and-2 from the San Francisco 33 helped set up Gould's winning kick.
A five-pound Chihuahua managed to reverse its owner’s SUV onto a four-lane highway in Slidell, Louisiana.
After looming over the streets of New Orleans for over a week, two damaged cranes that leaned precariously over the remains of a partially collapsed hotel were brought down Sunday afternoon using a series of controlled explosions.
Officials had feared the cranes would come down on their own, possibly hitting nearby buildings or severely damaging underground gas and electric lines.