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.
They Loved Her And She Knows: Mardi Gras Krewe Honors FisherTheir hair wrapped in side buns, wielding lightsabers and dressed as everything from Wookiees to stormtroopers, thousands of people turned out to honor Carrie Fisher, the actress famous for her iconic role as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" movies.
Police Bearing Gifts Save Holiday For Louisiana Boy, 7After burglars made off with gifts from under the Christmas tree at a home in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna, police did more than just investigate.
Lang Scores 23; No. 16 Texas Women Rout New Orleans, 80-48Kelsey Lang scored a career-high 23 points on 11-of-11 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds as No. 16 Texas routed New Orleans 80-48 on Tuesday night for its fourth straight win.
Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige, John Legend Headline 2017 EssenceFor the first time, music icon Diana Ross brings her star power to a stage at the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans.
Ex-NFL Player Joe McKnight Fatally Shot In New Orleans, Suspect In CustodyFormer NFL player Joe McKnight has been shot to death following an argument at an intersection with another motorist outside New Orleans.
Future Of New Orleans Confederate Monuments Argued In CourtA court is expected to hear arguments on whether New Orleans should be able to remove four Confederate monuments.
"NCIS: New Orleans" Sponsors French Quarter CleanupRepresentatives from the CBS crime show "NCIS: New Orleans" are donating supplies for a graffiti cleanup in the French Quarter. The television program is largely filmed in the New Orleans area.