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.
News outlets report construction workers ran to safety as the Hard Rock Hotel, which was under construction, came crashing down. Upper floors began to fall on top of each other before one side of the building fell to the ground below.
Lusher High School in New Orleans is gaining national attention for its decision to turn down food from Chick-fil-A because of their views on the LGBTQ community, according to a report from FOX 8.
First day of school photos are precious but one Louisiana mother's photo is going viral for what her kids are doing in the face of tough times.