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1 month 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.
1 month ago
Hurricane Katrina revisited
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Mardi Gras celebration could be canceled over police shortage
5 months ago

New Orleans paying to move tenants from dangerous apartments

New Orleans is paying to relocate all remaining residents of a bankrupt apartment complex where people said they faced unsanitary living conditions, including rodents and a broken sewage pipe
5 months ago
New Orleans paying to move tenants from dangerous apartments
5 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.
5 months ago
New Orleans Jazz Fest returns after 3-year hiatus
6 months ago

Little-known 1922 rule bans jazz in New Orleans schools

During Carnival season, flocks of marching bands parade through the city streets even though jazz music and dancing has been banned in New Orleans public schools for almost a century
6 months ago
7 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.
7 months ago
Inside look at one of the oldest and respected traditions in New Orleans
7 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.
7 months ago
Learning about business with recycled Mardi Gras beads
7 months ago

'I love Mardi Gras': Carnival spirit takes over New Orleans

Party-minded people dressed in traditional purple, green and gold filled New Orleans' streets for the city's first full-dress Mardi Gras since the coronavirus pandemic began
7 months ago
7 months ago

French Quarter Festival returns after two-year COVID hiatus

It’s been 2 years since the last festival of Louisiana music, food and culture.
7 months ago
1 year ago

Boo! Thousands crowd New Orleans streets for 1st parade

The Krewe of Boo says the first big New Orleans parade since pandemic is a go.
1 year ago
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
2 years ago

New Orleans issues permit to demolition collapsed hotel

Plans to demolish the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans have been given the go-ahead, after months of disagreements between the developer and the city
2 years ago
New Orleans issues permit to demolition collapsed hotel
3 years ago

Brawl bloodies former state police chief, hospitalizes man

The former head of the Louisiana State Police was injured in the French Quarter.
3 years ago
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

New tarp covers exposed remains at New Orleans collapse site

A new tarp has been hung at a building collapse site in New Orleans to hide the partially exposed remains of a worker who was killed there in October
3 years ago
Remains exposed months after Hard Rock hotel collapse
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

Worker who survived New Orleans hotel collapse deported

A construction worker hurt in the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans has been deported to his native Honduras
3 years ago
3 years ago

After delay, New Orleans to demolish cranes at hotel site

City officials in New Orleans are planning to use a series of controlled explosions to take down two cranes that have been standing precariously over the remains of a partially collapsed hotel
3 years ago
3 years ago

New Orleans hotel collapse: Demolition of cranes delayed

Plan to use explosives to topple two giant cranes leaning over a partly collapsed New Orleans hotel have been pushed back to Sunday as experts size up risky situation
3 years ago
Many await orders to get out of city ahead of Hard Rock Hotel blast after collapse
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
3 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.
3 years ago
Jazz-Fest turns 50
4 years ago

'Rock star for a day': New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras

Fat Tuesday marks the final day of a season of costumed merrymaking.
4 years ago
Dressed up, ready for fun: New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras
4 years ago

Mardi Gras season kicks off with king cake, revelry

The rest of America may be winding down from Christmas and New Year's
4 years ago
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