Raymond Flanks spent nearly 40 years in prison before prosecutors joined the defense in asking to have his murder conviction overturned.
The shooting happened outside the Kappa Alpha Psi house in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as students celebrate Homecoming Week.
Nancy Davis was one of the first women to get caught in the confusing whirlwind of trigger laws in her home state of Louisiana since Roe v. Wade was overturned in June.
In one case, a 17-year-old male had been kidnapped from the New Orleans area and was being held for ransom, authorities said.
Sullivan Walter was wrongfully convicted as a teenager for a New Orleans rape more than 36 years ago. He was finally freed this week after a judge threw out his conviction.
Several rounds of heavy rain could trigger flash flooding across the region.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said human umbilical cords have been found in passenger luggage flying through New Orleans’ international airport via the same flight this summer.
Abortion clinics in Louisiana can continue operating while a lawsuit challenging the state’s near total ban on abortions is resolved, a state judge ruled Thursday.
Dillard University student Jada Sayles gave birth to her son on May 14, the same day as her graduation ceremony in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The controversial bill would have made women who end their pregnancies subject to criminal homicide prosecutions.
A Louisiana committee has approved a measure that would make abortion a crime of homicide, but opponents fear that's not all the legislation would do.
New Orleans Police said the victim, a 73-year-old woman, became entangled in her seatbelt and was dragged from the vehicle, resulting in her arm being severed from her body.
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.
Authorities are investigating after several historically black colleges and universities across the county reported threats to their campuses Monday.
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.
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.
A reexamined autopsy ordered by the FBI in the deadly 2019 arrest of Ronald Greene has rejected the Louisiana State Police claim that a car crash caused his fatal injuries.
The Humane Rescue Alliance has shared photos of a dog their team helped rescue as part of their response to assist in disaster relief efforts in New Orleans following Hurricane Ida.
Deputies say the man's wife pulled him out of the water and went to find help, but when she returned, her husband was missing.
The medical chief at Louisiana’s largest hospital called the current COVID-19 surge “the darkest days of this pandemic.”