A Louisiana police officer working security at a high school basketball game was shot and killed following a mask-related dispute, police said.
Three people were killed Saturday in a shooting at a gun store in Louisiana. Two others were hurt and are in the hospital right now.
Parades and parties on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) and the days leading up to the annual pre-Lenten bash were canceled and bars were ordered closed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A new study shows the lack of COVID-19 safety regulations during last year’s Mardi Gras at the dawn of the pandemic likely caused it to be a superspreader event that spawned up to 50,000 cases.
Bob Hannaford, the organizer of the annual Naughty in N'awlins swingers gathering wrote in a blog post that "If I could go back in time, I would not produce this event again."
A man considered to be the nation's oldest living World War II veteran celebrated his 111th birthday this weekend.
Cleanup and relief efforts are underway on the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Laura. Among those answering the call to help are Minnesotans with the Red Cross.
The remnants of Hurricane Laura are unleashing heavy rain hundreds of miles inland from a path of death and destruction left along the northwest Gulf Coast.
Hundreds of Xcel Energy workers and contracting crews are headed to Louisiana to help those who lost power during Hurricane Laura, according to an Xcel Energy spokesman.
One of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S. pounded the Gulf Coast with wind and rain early Thursday morning, but Laura rapidly weakened and was downgraded to a tropical storm by afternoon.
Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with heavy wind and torrential rain, unleashing a wall of seawater on cities in its path.
The governor of Louisiana says four people, including a 14-year-old girl and an 68-year-old man, were killed by falling trees as Hurricane Laura moved through the state.
Hurricane Laura made landfall and brings unsurvivable storm surge with large and destructive waves that will cause catastrophic damage from Sea Rim State Park, Texas, to Intracoastal City, Louisiana.
A pregnant woman from Baton Rouge passed away Thursday due to complications from COVID-19, but doctors at Woman’s Hospital successfully delivered her baby,
A little more than a month after the state of Minnesota received an “A” grade in social distancing, the state has now been given a “D”.
As her desperately sick daughter was being airlifted to a hospital, Jennifer Daly was thinking about all the parts of life that still lay ahead for her 12-year-old and whether she’d ever experience them: Would she get to fall in love? Would she get the chance to get married and have her own children?
Mississippi and Louisiana—two states dealing with an increase of coronavirus cases—were hit Sunday with a deadly storm system that produced tornadoes that ripped through hundreds of homes and buildings, resulting in at least 17 deaths in the region.
Delta Air Lines is offering free flights to medical volunteers who want to assist crews in COVID-19 hot spots.
Police in one Louisiana town say its officers recently managed to catch a driver who was driving on tabs that have expired.
A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous Saturday night street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade route during this year's Carnival season, authorities said.