New Orleans city officials said parades of any kind will not be permitted for Mardi Gras 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the potential to be a super spreader event.
Zeta sped across the Southeast on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage and more than 2.5 million homes and businesses without power in Atlanta and beyond after pounding New Orleans with winds and water.
An average season sees six hurricanes and 12 named storms. This extraordinarily busy season has focused attention on climate change, which scientists say is causing wetter, stronger and more destructive storms.
A hurricane warning has been issued for the U.S. Gulf Coast including New Orleans.
Zeta — the earliest ever 27th named storm of the Atlantic season — was centered about 45 miles (70 kilometers) south-southeast of Cozumel island, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
Louisiana police say a violent man went on a rampage and allegedly killed an innocent 2-year-old boy when he sprayed a house with gunfire, according to reports.
A Black man whose life sentence for stealing a set of hedge clippers in a 1997 burglary drew scathing criticism from the chief justice of Louisiana’s Supreme Court was granted parole Thursday.
An 11-year-old Louisiana boy was taken into custody by police on Sunday, after stealing a school bus and leading officers on a chase, which ended in a crash.
Hurricane Delta is spinning across the Gulf of Mexico toward an expected landfall in coming hours along the U.S. Gulf Coast.
A Louisiana priest who was arrested for obscenity last week was allegedly caught having sex with two dominatrices on the altar of his church, court documents revealed, according to reports.
Louisiana residents still recovering from the devastation of a powerful hurricane that hit less than two months ago are bracing themselves for another blow — this time from Hurricane Delta.
A New Orleans police officer is behind bars, accused of molesting a teenage girl while he was investigating a separate sexual assault case in which she was the victim.
Parts of Texas and Louisiana are bracing for flooding and damaging storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta slowly works its way into a part of the country that's already been drenched and battered during a busy hurricane season.
Flooding has already begun in areas outside of New Orleans. The tidal surge pushed water onto roadways, lawns, and docks in parts of coastal Mississippi.
Hurricane Sally is crawling toward the northern Gulf Coast at just 2 mph, a pace that's enabling the storm to gather huge amounts of water to eventually dump on land.
Police in Kenner, Louisiana, say three brothers have been accused of raping a 10-year-old girl after forcing their way into a bathroom where she was hiding.
Storm-weary residents of the U.S. Gulf Coast are preparing for a new weather onslaught as Tropical Storm Sally churns toward them.
A man considered to be the nation's oldest living World War II veteran celebrated his 111th birthday this weekend.
The boy was arrested Sept. 7 on a charge of second-degree murder, authorities said.
So far 18 deaths in Texas and Louisiana have been attributed to the storm; more than half of those people were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning from the unsafe operation of generators.