Summer officially begins on June 21. But with temperatures already soaring into the 90's, locals say they hate to see what July and August will bring.
There's a grassroots effort to save LA Swift, the transportation system that takes people to and from Baton Rouge for only $5 dollars. More>>
North Carolina ousts Tigers from the College World Series with a 4-2 win. More>>
New Orleans Police Superintendent announced that an officer was dismissed for violating the Department's policy on moral conduct. More>>
Green Wave fans and supporters have been willing to open their wallets to ensure the university finally gets back something it hasn't had since the old Tulane Stadium closed in 1974: an on-campus football experience. More>>
It was a blast that could be seen and heard for miles. A natural gas pipeline ruptured near Franklinton Tuesday morning, and dozens of residents were forced from their homes.
A day after distasteful jokes made on an Atlanta radio station about Steve Gleason Monday morning got the three hosts involved fired, the embattled former Saint has issued a response. More>>
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office arrests a 13-year-old boy for the murder of his 5-year-old step-sister after the boy claimed he was practicing wrestling moves on the little girl. More>>
ATC plans random checks to make sure minors aren't being allowed to buy cigarettes or alcohol. More>>
Diana Ross will perform October 30th.
Diana Ross will perform October 30th.More>>
Forecasters say the depression could strengthen Wednesday nearing Mexico's Bay of Campeche. More>>
Some came in shrimp boots, many held signs that read "Fully United STOP Diversions" and most of the speakers said dredge, not divert. More>>
What I heard Monday morning takes the cake, the ice cream and every other prize one can offer for crassness and tastelessness. More>>
When the project is completed at the end of the year, there will be five lanes instead of three in both directions for the 162,000 drivers who navigate that section of the interstate in Metairie daily.
Production at CF Industries in Donaldsonville remained shut down Monday, after an incident Friday killed one person and injured seven others. That accident happened a day after a fatal chemical plant blast in Geismar.
"We suspended the three individuals involved immediately following their comments and have since terminated their employment," reads a statement from the general manager of 790 The Zone radio in Atlanta.
Gov. Bobby Jindal says he plans to visit all 64 Louisiana parishes in the coming months, as part of a statewide tour. More>>
Attempts to limit Gulf Coast oil spill penalty money to coastal restoration in the Louisiana Constitution failed to gain legislative passage for a second year, while disagreements continue over just how tightly the dollars should be restricted. More>>
The White House says President Barack Obama and South Korea's President Park Geun-hye have discussed North Korea's proposal for high-level talks with the U.S. More>>
The Muscular Dystrophy Association has designated the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine as Louisiana's first specialized MDA clinic for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as Lou Gehrig's disease. More>>
A former Saint is doing his part to help tornado victims in Oklahoma...with a little help from the Pelicans. More>>
Adam Plutko and two relievers limited LSU to five hits, and UCLA turned both of the Tigers' errors into runs in a tense 2-1 victory Sunday night. More>>
Work to widen the Huey P. Bridge is now complete. More>>
A much wider Huey P. Long Bridge opened to drivers just after 1 p.m. Sunday following ceremonies and events marking completion of the project. More>>
Troop L has arrested a 47-year-old man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident in St. Helena Parish. More>>
A production company will be filming scenes on Congress Street Monday. More>>
Officers found the unidentified man at 2:45 a.m. at the intersection of St. Ann and North Dorgenois streets. More>>
When firefighters arrived at 1608-10 Kerlerec, the double was fully engulfed, according to New Orleans Fire Department Public Information Officer Gregory Davis. More>>
Environmental advocates and others are questioning the decision to quit using crews to look for tar balls left by the BP oil spill on Gulf Coast beaches in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. More>>
A recent Associated Press-WE tv poll found more than 8 in 10 men said they have always wanted to be fathers or think they'd like to be one someday. More>>
Amateur radio operators in southwest Louisiana will prepare for emergency work during a hurricane season drill June 22-23. More>>
The awards were handed out Saturday afternoon More>>
Police took the man into custody late Saturday night More>>
Hundreds gathered in the historic Treme neighborhood for a final farewell to beloved priest and pastor, Father Michael Jacques. More>>
A second blast in two days killed a worker at a chemical plant in Donaldsonville Friday, just miles from the site where two workers were killed a day earlier. More>>
The patriarchs of the NFL's first families of quarterbacks and coaches are anything but interfering dads. In fact, Archie Manning and Jack Harbaugh are just as influenced by their successful sons as their boys are by them. More>>
Federal investigators are expected in south Louisiana over the weekend at the site of an explosion that killed one worker a chemical plant in Donaldsville. More>>
Nearly 70 percent of Louisiana's public defenders offices ran deficits last year, requiring them to dip heavily into fund balances to keep operations afloat as they struggle to represent clients who can't afford attorneys. More>>
For the first time in months, people are being invited back to enjoy the Mandeville Fishing Pier. More>>
The New Orleans Police Department is looking for 27-year-old Willie Brumfield for attempted murder and illegal discharge of a weapon. More>>
An explosion and fire at a Louisiana chemical plant claimed a second victim Friday as federal authorities were piecing together the cause of the blast that injured dozens more.
By some measures, chemical plants like the one where a fatal explosion happened Thursday in Louisiana are among the safest manufacturing workplaces in America. But in the "chemical corridor" that lines the Mississippi River from New Orleans north to Baton Rouge, the density of the facilities keeps residents and emergency responders watchful. More>>
The Obama administration hopes its decision to give lethal aid to Syrian rebels will prompt other nations to beef up assistance, now that the U.S. has cited evidence that the Syrian government used chemical weapons against its people. But the international reaction Friday ranged from flat-out disbelief of the U.S. intelligence assessments to calls for negotiation before more weapons pour into the vicious civil war. More>>
Police said they were called to the 2000 block of Prytania Street shortly before 1:00 a.m. They found a man inside an apartment bleeding from the head. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Louisiana lawmakers are proposing eight new changes to the state constitution following their regular session. More>>
Zach Green's friends and family say life will never be the same without him, but they're vowing to ensure his legacy lives on. More>>
Officials say an offshore supply boat struck a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday and sank after all 20 people aboard were transferred safely to another boat. More>>
Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law three bills tightening regulations on salt domes, a response to the 15-acre Assumption Parish sinkhole that caused evacuation orders for 150 homes. More>>
Police arrested David Kellum, Jr. and Thomas Parks who were wanted for the Belle Chasse Metropolitan Developmental Center burglary on June 5.
The International Monetary Fund says the U.S. economy is on sounder footing than it was a year ago but is still being restrained by government spending cuts and tax increases. More>>
The Audubon Zoo's elephants will be moving to new stomping grounds this summer. More>>
Two armed robbers held employees of Cooter Brown's at gunpoint Thursday morning and stole a large amount of cash from the bar's safe. More>>
Four months after requesting a speedy trial, an attorney for one of two men accused in the 2007 slaying of two LSU graduate students from India asked a judge to delay the scheduled June 24 trial. More>>
LSU's public hospital in Lake Charles is ending inpatient admissions, as it readies to shut down as part of a privatization deal structured by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration. More>>
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