New Orleans To Begin Tearing Down Confederate StatuesNew Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance.
Alligator Crawls Out Of Louisiana Storm DrainThe alligator did move around, but Bucktown resident Hazel Porter described it as mainly "just chilling."
Court: New Orleans Can Remove 3 Confederate MonumentsAn appeals court has cleared the way for the city of New Orleans to take down three Confederate-era monuments that have been a source of tension in the Southern city.
Chance The Rapper Added To Essence Festival In New OrleansChance the Rapper is bringing his Grammy-winning music to the Essence Festival. The rapper won three trophies at this year's Grammy Awards including best new artist.
As Mardi Gras Revelry Ends With A Party, Lent BeginsWednesday marks the beginning of Lent, for many Christians a period of reflection or fasting ahead of Easter.
Thousands Throng To New Orleans For Fat Tuesday CelebrationsThousands of people are expected to throng the streets for Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans. Fat Tuesday is the culmination of the city and region's Carnival season.
Police: Car Plows Into Parade Crowd In New OrleansPolice say 28 people were injured when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans.
Record All-Star: Davis Scores 52, West Tops East 192-182At the defense-free dunkfest that now serves as the NBA's All-Star Game, Davis scored a record 52 points and led the Western Conference past the Eastern Conference, 192-182 on Sunday night
NBA All-Star Game Meets Mardi Gras In New OrleansFloats, bands and parties are about to converge with slam dunks, three-point plays and buzzer-beaters. New Orleans revelers and basketball fans alike will "let the good times roll" when Mardi Gras meets the NBA All-Star Game.
Dozens Injured In Tornadoes Across Southern LouisianaTornadoes that struck parts of southeastern Louisiana injured dozens, destroyed homes and businesses, flipped cars and trucks, and left thousands without power, but no deaths were reported.
Tornadoes Touch Down, Wreak Havoc In Southern LouisianaTornadoes touched down in southern Louisiana Tuesday, wiping houses from their foundations and downing power lines as severe weather moved across the region.
NWS Confirms 3 Tornadoes Hit South LouisianaThe National Weather Service says it has confirmed three tornadoes that have touched down in southern Louisiana.