Stories tagged: Louisiana
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 12:08 p.m.
Even after Hurricane Katrina ended her political career and as cancer ate away her strength, former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco still described her life as “charmed.” With strength in her …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
The river that drains much of the flood-soaked United States is still running higher than normal, menacing New Orleans in multiple ways just as the hurricane season intensifies.
Mon., July 15, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
Though Tropical Depression Barry failed to unleash catastrophic flooding in New Orleans, it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches of rain and transformed part of the …
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
Tropical Storm Barry is dumping heavy rain along the Gulf Coast, but so far New Orleans has been spared the worst of it.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
People are stocking up on food and water, filling sandbags and preparing to hunker down as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana and …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
Mandatory evacuations were ordered southeast of New Orleans on Thursday as the city and a surrounding stretch of the Gulf Coast braced for a possible hurricane over the weekend that …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 4:16 p.m.
A storm swamped streets in New Orleans and prompted a tornado warning near the city Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather, including a possible hurricane, could strike Louisiana …
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Two people were killed when a tornado tore through northern Louisiana
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
Strong storms, including at least one tornado, swept through parts of the Midwest and the Mid-Atlantic region, damaging homes and businesses and causing injuries after storms in the South killed …
Mon., April 15, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Prosecutors have now added hate crime charges against the white suspect in three recent arson fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
A Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling extending the hope of freedom to juvenile offenders sentenced to life without the possibility of parole was again …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
Authorities say the threat to black churches in rural Louisiana is over after they arrested a suspected arsonist
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
The Supreme Court is stopping Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics in a test of the conservative court’s views on abortion rights.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 1:53 p.m.
A man suspected of killing his parents and three other people – including a girl he was dating – was arrested Sunday when he showed up at his grandmother’s house …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
Ending months of speculation, Sen. John Kennedy announced Monday he won’t run against Gov. John Bel Edwards in 2019, leaving Republicans scrambling without a well-known contender.
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
Federal judges must look again at an agency’s decision to declare a tract of Louisiana timberland “critical habitat” for an endangered Southeastern frog, following a ruling Tuesday by the nation’s …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
A Louisiana professor is in heady company, honored by having one of three newly identified species of snakes from the Galapagos Islands named after him.
Wed., March 21, 2018, 6:05 p.m.
The effects of global warming can be seen and touched in Louisiana, where officials have begun buying higher ground to relocate an entire town in a bayou being swallowed by …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 9:06 p.m.
The Republican tax overhaul is giving most Americans a break on their federal income taxes. But fallout from the same law means many people could actually see their state income …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
He was an unruly college student in Louisiana where he mixed booze and gambling with classes on electrical engineering. A decade later, he was guarding an Islamic State oil field …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
A Louisiana man imprisoned for nearly four decades prepared to walk free Tuesday after his conviction in a 1979 rape was thrown out and prosecutors agreed to dismiss the charge.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Louisiana’s governor Tuesday asked President Donald Trump to shield states’ medical marijuana programs from federal prosecutors, urging him to “ensure the safe distribution of this life-changing form of treatment.”
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Police in New Orleans have arrested a 67-year-old man after they say he helped swindle people out of thousands of dollars as a middleman in a “Nigerian prince” internet scam.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
Potentially life-threatening cold spread across the Deep South on Saturday, as forecasters issued winter weather advisories in multiple states and warned that freezing temperatures would likely last for the next …
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
A faulty Takata air bag inflator has killed another person, this time in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Honda said Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
A Louisiana private investigator pleaded guilty on Monday to misusing Donald Trump’s Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president’s federal tax information before his election last year.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
An unusually heavy December snowfall across much of the Deep South tapered off Saturday, icy road conditions were still a threat and thousands remained without electricity throughout the region.
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
College sports, high school sports – they both have different meanings in other parts of the country.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
The U.S. Navy says two sailors from Florida and another from Louisiana died in an aircraft crash in the Philippine Sea.