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.”
Louisiana is reenacting a statewide mask mandate for both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents across all indoor locations, including schools and colleges.
Miriam Bertrand, 72, was the Ochsner Medical Center’s 10,000th successful recovery from COVID-19 and received a jubilant sendoff — which included a jazz band performance.
A Louisiana police officer working security at a high school basketball game was shot and killed following a mask-related dispute, police said.
Authorities say a man shot and killed two people inside the gun store, and then was killed when several other people — whether employees or customers — opened fire on him from both inside and outside of the building.
A new study shows the lack of COVID-19 safety regulations during last year’s Mardi Gras at the dawn of the pandemic likely caused it to be a superspreader event that spawned up to 50,000 cases.
If you have seen 10-year-old Jalisa Lassalle or 33-year-old Michael R. Sereal, call 911 immediately.
New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell announced that all bars will be closed and liquor sales will be banned during Mardi Gras weekend in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.
New Orleans residents are getting creative and decorating their homes as “house floats” to celebrate Mardi Gras amid an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.