The US Coast Guard is searching by air and sea for 12 people who went missing after their boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. Six of the 18 crew members have been rescued so far.
Jessie Hamilton worked for 14 years as a cook for an LSU fraternity, taking care of hundreds of students during her time on campus. When one of the former members called to check on her, they found out the 74-year-old was still working two jobs to pay for her mortgage -- so the brothers all chipped in more than $50,000 to pay off her home.
When Kelyn Spadoni found $1.2 million in her Charles Schwab brokerage account, police say she immediately moved it into another account and bought a car and a house. Charles Schwab says they only meant to deposit $82 into her account.
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.
Three people were killed Saturday in a shooting at a gun store in Louisiana. Two others were hurt and are in the hospital right now.
Parades and parties on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) and the days leading up to the annual pre-Lenten bash were canceled and bars were ordered closed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
A 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Louisiana Walmart store in a brutal incident captured on social media.
Luke Letlow, Louisiana's newest Republican member of the U.S. House, died Tuesday night from complications related to COVID-19 only days before being sworn into office. He was 41 years old.
New Orleans city officials said parades of any kind will not be permitted for Mardi Gras 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the potential to be a super spreader event.
Louisiana police say a violent man went on a rampage and allegedly killed an innocent 2-year-old boy when he sprayed a house with gunfire, according to reports.
An 11-year-old Louisiana boy was taken into custody by police on Sunday, after stealing a school bus and leading officers on a chase, which ended in a crash.
A New Orleans police officer is behind bars, accused of molesting a teenage girl while he was investigating a separate sexual assault case in which she was the victim.
Police in Kenner, Louisiana, say three brothers have been accused of raping a 10-year-old girl after forcing their way into a bathroom where she was hiding.
Storm-weary residents of the U.S. Gulf Coast are preparing for a new weather onslaught as Tropical Storm Sally churns toward them.
Crews worked 16-hour days, seven days a week, in excessively hot and difficult work conditions to restore power in the hardest-hit areas.
A man considered to be the nation's oldest living World War II veteran celebrated his 111th birthday this weekend.