The US Coast Guard is searching by air and sea for 12 people who went missing after their boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. Six of the 18 crew members have been rescued so far.
Jessie Hamilton worked for 14 years as a cook for an LSU fraternity, taking care of hundreds of students during her time on campus. When one of the former members called to check on her, they found out the 74-year-old was still working two jobs to pay for her mortgage -- so the brothers all chipped in more than $50,000 to pay off her home.
A former sheriff’s dispatcher in New Orleans has been arrested, accused of refusing to return more than $1.2 million that had been accidentally deposited into her brokerage account, authorities said.
A former sheriff's dispatcher in a suburb of New Orleans has been arrested, accused of refusing to return more than $1.2 million that had been accidentally deposited into her brokerage account, authorities said.
A little boy in Hammon, Louisiana stole the show when he showed up to a baseball game with his own gear to imitate his idol: the umpire.
Police in Louisiana had to take away a loaded AK-47 from a young child in the back seat of a car as his father overdosed in the front seat.
Miriam Bertrand, 72, was the Ochsner Medical Center’s 10,000th successful recovery from COVID-19 and received a jubilant sendoff — which included a jazz band performance.
A Louisiana police officer working security at a high school basketball game was shot and killed following a mask-related dispute, police said.
Authorities say a man shot and killed two people inside the gun store, and then was killed when several other people — whether employees or customers — opened fire on him from both inside and outside of the building.
Three people were killed Saturday in a shooting at a gun store outside of New Orleans. Two others are in the hospital right now.
A group of residents in a small town in Louisiana came together to feed a group of semi-truck drivers stranded in the ongoing winter conditions impacting the state.
Parades and parties on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) and the days leading up to the annual pre-Lenten bash were canceled and bars were ordered closed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A new study shows the lack of COVID-19 safety regulations during last year’s Mardi Gras at the dawn of the pandemic likely caused it to be a superspreader event that spawned up to 50,000 cases.
If you have seen 10-year-old Jalisa Lassalle or 33-year-old Michael R. Sereal, call 911 immediately.
New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell announced that all bars will be closed and liquor sales will be banned during Mardi Gras weekend in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Police in Louisiana say Brittany Cormier told a hitman that she was the rape victim he was hired to kill in order to save the life of her daughter, the gunman's intended target. Investigators said her brother, a convicted sex offender, had raped his niece, then hired hitmen to murder her so she couldn't testify.
A Louisiana woman was shot dead by hitmen hired to kill a rape victim — pretending to be the target to save the victim's life, officials said.
The board of a Louisiana cemetery that denied burial to a Black sheriff's deputy is holding an emergency meeting Thursday to remove a whites-only provision from its sales contracts.
A 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Louisiana Walmart store in a brutal incident captured on social media.
Luke Letlow, Louisiana's newest Republican member of the U.S. House, died Tuesday night from complications related to COVID-19 only days before being sworn into office. He was 41 years old.