The gunfire occurred about 11:45 a.m. near the Xavier University of Louisiana Convocation Center, where Morris Jeff Community School held its high school graduation Tuesday morning.
Dillard University student Jada Sayles gave birth to her son on May 14, the same day as her graduation ceremony in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Janice David, 34, was choked, beaten, and stabbed in what police called a "very gruesome, very evil act" that was streamed live on social media.
A Louisiana murder suspect is in custody at a Galveston hospital after he was taken down in Houston by a K9 officer.
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.
The American Red Cross is asking for donations for those impacted by tornadoes from this week's storm front sweeping the South.
Louisiana activated 300 National Guard personnel to clear roads and provide support after severe storms hit the area, spawning deadly tornadoes.
Authorities say the tornado that ripped through a suburb of New Orleans lifted one house into the air and dropped it onto the middle of a street with a family of three inside.
The tornado moved Tuesday night across eastern New Orleans and St. Bernard Parish, causing extensive damage.
Roux, a baby Sumatran orangutan, was born on Christmas Eve 2021 at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans and has been getting round-the-clock care.
At this point, many of us have already thrown out our Christmas trees, but in Louisiana, these discarded trees serve an important purpose for the United States Army.
Police investigating the disappearance of a woman reported missing found a dismembered body in a freezer.
The driver in a Louisiana wrong-way crash that killed three siblings was determined to have been 3X over the legal alcohol limit, police said.
Twenty-year-old Lindy Rae Simmons, 17-year-old Christopher Simmons and 15-year-old Kamryn Simmons were killed in the crash.
The U.S. Marshals rescued five missing teenagers and arrested 30 people, including 17 sex offenders, during a recent operation in the New Orleans area.
EPA Administrator Michael Regan recently completed a tour from Mississippi to Texas, highlighting low-income, mostly minority communities affected by industrial pollution.
A Houston man has been arrested for slapping a 14-year-old boy in the face during a football game at Louisiana State University, police said.
Payton Matherne was 39-weeks pregnant when dealing with a Category 4 hurricane barreling down on her in Louisiana. They made the big decision to evacuate, and a typical five-hour drive turned into nine hours in bumper-to-bumper traffic with everyone trying to leave.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards acknowledged Louisiana’s obvious front-row seat to the problems of a warming planet at COP26. The Democratic governor has become more strident in talking about the perils of climate change during his second term. But Edwards is trying to balance that discussion while describing the importance of the oil and gas industry to Louisiana.
Five people were injured in an explosion late Monday at a chemical plant in Sulphur, Louisiana, officials told local news outlets.