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3 months ago

Hurricane Katrina revisited

A new HBO documentary looks at one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history and the effects on the children who were caught in its path.
3 months ago
Hurricane Katrina revisited
3 months ago

Mardi Gras celebration could be canceled over police shortage

New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell warned a severe shortage of police officers could force the city to cancel Mardi Gras celebrations in February, with police officials weighing other options.
3 months ago
Mardi Gras celebration could be canceled over police shortage
7 months ago

New Orleans Jazz Fest returns after 3-year hiatus

A 100-year-old rule banning jazz in New Orleans schools has finally been reversed as Jazz Fest returns after three years.
7 months ago
New Orleans Jazz Fest returns after 3-year hiatus
9 months ago

Inside look at one of the oldest and respected traditions in New Orleans

Darryl Montana, retired chief of the Yellow Pocahontas "Hunters" Black "masking" Indian Tribe, returned to his post for his 49th Mardi Gras parade.
9 months ago
Inside look at one of the oldest and respected traditions in New Orleans
9 months ago

Learning about business with recycled Mardi Gras beads

Meet Texas teacher Darren Muren, of Galveston High school, who’s using Mardi Gras beads to learn more about business.
9 months ago
Learning about business with recycled Mardi Gras beads
2 years ago

2 officers ambushed in the heart of French Quarter in New Orleans

A 4-year veteran of the department is in serious condition and the other has minor injuries.
2 years ago
2 officers ambushed in the heart of French Quarter in New Orleans
2 years ago

'We're tired of being patient': 10 months after Hard Rock collapse, bodies inside to be removed

Ten months after the Hard Rock collapse, bodies inside are expected to be removed.
2 years ago
10 months after Hard Rock collapse, bodies inside to be removed
3 years ago

2nd person killed by Mardi Gras float this week

The first Mardi Gras death took place on Wednesday.
3 years ago
2nd person killed by Mardi Gras float this week
3 years ago

Woman killed in New Orleans during Mardi Gras parade after being hit by float

A Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans turned deadly Wednesday night when a woman was killed after being run over by a parade float.
3 years ago
Woman killed during Mardi Gras celebration after being hit by parade float
3 years ago

Woman killed during Mardi Gras parade after being hit by float

The woman was struck by a float from The Mystic Krewe of Nyx parade at the intersection of Magazine and Valence street around 9 p.m. local time, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
3 years ago
Woman killed during Mardi Gras parade after being hit by float
3 years ago

A cyberattack in New Orleans caused a state of emergency

After the city’s computer systems were targeted, officials instructed employees to power down all their computers.
3 years ago
A cyberattack in New Orleans caused a state of emergency
3 years ago

10 injured in shooting after Bayou Classic football game in New Orleans

Ten people have been shot in New Orleans leaving two in critical condition early Sunday morning.
3 years ago
10 injured in shooting after Bayou Classic football game
3 years ago

New Orleans will use explosives to bring down cranes at Hard Rock Hotel that collapsed

The demolition of the cranes at the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel will happen on Saturday.
3 years ago
New Orleans will use explosives to bring down cranes at collapsed Hard Rock Hotel
3 years ago

Victims of Hard Rock Hotel collapse file lawsuit alleging negligence

Victims of the Hard Rock Hotel collapse filed a lawsuit against multiple companies involved in the construction of the building.
3 years ago
Victims of Hard Rock Hotel collapse file lawsuit alleging negligence
4 years ago

Jazz-Fest turns 50

In New Orleans, Louisiana, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year as the venue continues to provide great music and food with many big name artists.
4 years ago
Jazz-Fest turns 50
6 years ago

New Orleans police investigate killings of 2 transgender women within 48 hours

Police do not believe the two killings are connected, and detectives don't suspect the victims were targeted because of their gender, according to WGNO.
6 years ago
New Orleans police investigate killings of 2 transgender women within 48 hours
6 years ago

Suspect in Mardi Gras parade crash expected to face at least 19 more charges

The suspect was found to have had a blood-alcohol level of .232.
6 years ago
Suspect in Mardi Gras parade crash expected to face at least 19 more charges
6 years ago

Dozens injured after truck smashes into New Orleans parade crowd

Police said a suspected drunk driver was behind the wheel of the pickup truck.
6 years ago
Dozens injured after truck smashes into New Orleans parade crowd
6 years ago

Suspected drunk driver plows into New Orleans parade crowd, 28 injured

None of the injuries are life-threatening, police said.
6 years ago
Suspected drunk driver plows into New Orleans parade crowd, 28 injured
6 years ago

1 Man Arrested in Fatal Bourbon Street Shooting, Police Looking for 2nd Suspect

Jordan Clay, 20, has been arrested for second-degree murder, officials said.
6 years ago
1 Suspect Arrested in Fatal Bourbon Street Shooting
6 years ago

10 Shot, Including 1 Fatally, in New Orleans' French Quarter: Police

Two males were arrested on the scene for firearms charges.
6 years ago
10 Shot, Including 1 Fatally, in New Orleans' French Quarter