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.
A woman in town for a work trip found herself in the middle of an unimaginable situation. The woman says she was just a few weeks from her due date and didn't realize she was going into labor.
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.
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 driver in a Louisiana wrong-way crash that killed three siblings was determined to have been 3X over the legal alcohol limit, police said.
Twenty-year-old Lindy Rae Simmons, 17-year-old Christopher Simmons and 15-year-old Kamryn Simmons were killed in the crash.
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.
Ten people aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship approaching New Orleans have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Saturday night.
In a ceremony held Sunday outside McDonogh school, the screams and hate of 61 years ago were replaced with cheering crowds and expressions of gratitude.
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 New Orleans Fire Department said one firefighter was burned while putting out a blaze at the Caesars Superdome Tuesday.
Nicholas became a post-tropical cyclone on Thursday, hovering over the central Gulf Coast and bringing the threat of heavy rain and flooding.
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Officials have raised Hurricane Ida's death toll in Louisiana to 26. The additional 11 deaths all occurred in the city of New Orleans.
While the lights are slowly coming back on in New Orleans, some outside the major city could be waiting until the end of the month to see their power fully restored.
The White House says President Joe Biden will visit Louisiana later this week to survey storm damage from Hurricane Ida.
Hurricane Ida brought life-threatening floods and knocked out power to more than a million in Louisiana and Mississippi. Here’s how you can help.