Mardi Gras Parade Honors New Orleans' Tricentennial Tens of thousands of revelers are expected on New Orleans streets for parades and rowdy fun as Mardi Gras caps the Carnival season in a city with a celebration of its own, its 300th anniversary.
Teacher Arrested At School Board Meeting Says Lawsuit Seems LikelyThe teacher who was ejected from a school board meeting and roughly handcuffed after questioning her superintendent's pay raise said that a lawsuit is likely the next step.
North Texas Widow Warns Raw Oyster Lovers After Spouse's Death From VibrioA North Texas widow has words of caution for some seafood lovers, stay away from raw oysters.
Animal Rights Group Presses Army On Wild Horse Roundups Animal rights advocates want a federal court to make an Army base in western Louisiana stop rounding up hundreds of feral horses on land it owns or uses.
Teacher Arrested For Asking Why Superintendent Got A RaiseDeyshia Hargrave, a middle school teacher in the Vermilion Parish school system, was videotaped being escorted out of a room and then wrestled into handcuffs by a city marshal on Jan. 8.
Woman Dies Of Flesh-Eating Infection After Eating Raw OystersA woman's crabbing trip in Louisiana turned tragic after she died from a flesh-eating bacterial infection health officials say came from eating raw oysters.
US Navy Identifies 3 Sailors Killed In Aircraft CrashThe U.S. Navy says two sailors from Florida and another from Louisiana died in an aircraft crash in the Philippine Sea.
Student Charged With Murder In Grambling State University ShootingsA suspect is in custody in the double-killing at Grambling State University — and it's a fellow student. Jaylin Wayne, a 19-year-old freshman from St. Louis, faces first-degree murder charges.
2 Shot Dead On Grambling State Campus, Suspect On The LooseA sheriff's spokesman says two people have been fatally shot on the campus at Grambling State University, and the shooter fled the scene.
Oil Rig Explodes In Louisiana Lake, Injuries ReportedAn oil rig exploded Sunday night in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish, a Louisiana police department said.
Hurricane Nate Makes Landfall As Category 1 StormHurricane Nate has made landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm with winds of 85 mph.
Kimmel Says Cassidy "Lied Right To My Face" On HealthcareJimmy Kimmel said that Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any healthcare overhaul passes a test named for him. Cassidy responded on Wednesday morning.