For one Kenner mother, the pain of losing her son, shot in the line of duty, is just as real today, as the day it happened five years ago. Through her pain, she's formed an unbreakable bond with someone very close to the case, a bond she says has helped her to survive.
There has always been something special about carnival for Delores "Tootie" Kepner. In 1972, Kepner and her husband came up with an idea to begin an all-female carnival krewe on the Westbank of New Orleans and Cleopatra was born.
New bright, yellow signs along a stretch of Magazine Street, east of Napoleon, warn of armed guards patrolling the area. Despite a rash of recent break-ins in the area, some residents worry the signs may spark unnecessary fear.
The young dancers at the Martha Mayer School of Dance perfect their craft, nailing every step along the way. While the goal is to blend in with the team, there’s one person in the sea of black leotards who stands out because of what she’s had to overcome to get there.
Current and former NFL players say they have tested positive for drugs because of contaminated supplements. Scientists say it's a problem not just for athletes but anyone taking supplements - particularly those in performance-enhancement categories like weight loss and muscle building.
Ready behind the counter of a café the Barista is the ‘keeper of the coffee,’ and quite often those people are doing so much more than just pouring coffee. When it comes to lattes, the mixture of espresso and frothed milk provides a canvas of coffee for baristas to create what’s known as latte art.