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.