- WWII vet whose remains returned to New Orleans laid to rest Updated: May-28-16 9:51 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A World War II veteran whose remains were returned to New Orleans decades after he died on a Pacific island, has been laid to rest in his hometown.
- Mandeville businessman's sentence in scam overturned Updated: May-28-16 4:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A politically connected Mandeville businessman and media consultant's guilty plea in an alleged advertising scheme has been overturned by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Emergency officials prepare for hurricane season Updated: May-28-16 11:05 am
NEW ORLEANS - Emergency managers along the Louisiana-Mississippi Gulf Coast say they have their plans in place for the 2016 hurricane season which begins Wednesday.
- Judge in New Orleans jail case criticizes communication gaps Updated: May-27-16 4:09 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The judge overseeing a hearing on whether the New Orleans sheriff should be stripped of control of the city's jail Friday criticized the lack of communication between various government agencies.
- Edwards names 3 to LSU Board of Supervisors Updated: May-27-16 9:31 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. John Bel Edwards has named two new faces to the LSU Board of Supervisors who will replace members appointed by former Gov. Bobby Jindal and reappointed another.
- Port of New Orleans, Jefferson Parish to join forces Updated: May-27-16 8:26 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Port of New Orleans' board of commissioners has agreed to establish a task force dedicated to increasing commerce along the Mississippi River in Jefferson Parish.
- Pelicans' Davis not named All-NBA, loses $24 million Updated: May-26-16 6:20 pm
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is out about $24 million after not being named to the All-NBA first, second or third team.
- New Orleans museum's paintings added to Google art trove Updated: May-26-16 5:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Need a refresher on the details of Edgar Degas' painting of Estelle Muson Degas at the New Orleans Museum of Art? Or maybe a close-up of the red hills in Georgia O'Keefe's "My Backyard" at the museum? Or a tour of the museum before a visit to the Crescent City?
- The Latest: New jail, new problems in New Orleans Updated: May-26-16 3:53 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Latest on a federal court hearing on whether control of the troubled New Orleans jail should be taken from a local elected sheriff and placed in the hands of an independent third party (all times local):
- Indicted property investor pleads guilty to wire fraud Updated: May-26-16 8:38 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Metairie property investor indicted last month for wire fraud has pleaded guilty.
- Jefferson Parish delays vote regulating services like Uber Updated: May-26-16 8:17 am
GRETNA, Louisiana - Over the objections of taxi drivers, the Jefferson Parish Council deferred a vote on new regulations for ride-hailing services such as Uber.
- Body of man reported missing found with gunshot wounds Updated: May-26-16 4:18 am
NEW ORLEANS - Police are investigating after they say the body of a man with multiple gunshot wounds was found in New Orleans.
- Lawmakers vote to increase fines for not wearing seatbelts Updated: May-26-16 3:43 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to boost the fines against people caught not wearing seatbelts in a vehicle.
- Brees 'not stressing' about a lack of an extension Updated: May-25-16 10:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Saints star quarterback Drew Brees says he's "not stressing" about a recent lack of progress on a possible contract extension with New Orleans and said he'll approach this season the same way whether he gets a new deal or not.
- Planned Parenthood will seek abortion license for new clinic Updated: May-25-16 6:06 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana legislation aimed at discouraging Planned Parenthood from offering abortions at its New Orleans clinic won't stop it from seeking a license to provide the procedure, the organization's national leader said Wednesday.
- New Orleans mayor to travel to Cuba for mayors' conference Updated: May-25-16 1:24 pm
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is traveling next week to Cuba as part of a delegation of mayors from around the country.
- Feds: Company hasn't done enough to end slow-motion oil leak Updated: May-25-16 12:17 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Justice Department is urging a federal court to let government regulators decide if a New Orleans company has done enough to end an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that began nearly 12 years ago and could last another century.
- Website, fair to help laid-off gas, oil workers find work Updated: May-25-16 4:28 am
SCHRIEVER, Louisiana - An effort is underway to help laid-off oil and gas industry workers find training options and new jobs in south Louisiana.
- US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law Updated: May-24-16 7:48 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Whether a strict Texas voter ID law should be struck down, upheld, or, perhaps, adjusted is now up to 15 federal appeals court judges.
- Senate committee stalls bill to penalize 'sanctuary cities' Updated: May-24-16 4:18 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana senators halted a bid to penalize so-called "sanctuary cities" that don't enforce federal immigration law, after two days of testy debate and late moves to rewrite the bill to salvage it.
- New Orleans-area pastors gather to support embattled sheriff Updated: May-24-16 3:21 pm
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans' embattled sheriff has made progress improving the city's jail and should be allowed to keep his job, a group of local pastors said Tuesday.
- Baton Rouge US prosecutors bring Orleans drug charges Updated: May-24-16 4:02 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Federal authorities in Baton Rouge say five people have been indicted in connection with an alleged heroin trafficking operation in New Orleans.
- Decades after death in WWII, a son of New Orleans comes home Updated: May-23-16 6:08 pm
NEW ORLEANS - More than seven decades after being killed during World War II, Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating finally came home to his native New Orleans after his remains were discovered on the Pacific island where he died in 1942.
- Saints add veteran receiver Brown, kicker Barth Updated: May-23-16 5:46 pm
METAIRIE, Louisiana - Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says New Orleans has signed receiver Vincent Brown and kicker Connor Barth.
- The Latest: Remains of New Orleans WWII veteran return home Updated: May-23-16 2:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Latest on the return of the remains of Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating to New Orleans (all times local):