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.
The Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office on Wednesday identified the victim as Jermani Thompson.
The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office has cleared the deputies, saying they “proceeded to use necessary force to effect the arrest.”
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.
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.
The gunfire occurred about 11:45 a.m. near the Xavier University of Louisiana Convocation Center, where Morris Jeff Community School held its high school graduation Tuesday morning.
Much of the alligator's right front leg was missing below its shoulder bone.
Dillard University student Jada Sayles gave birth to her son on May 14, the same day as her graduation ceremony in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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 4-year-old girl is dead after her grandmother allegedly forced her to drink a bottle of whiskey while her mother watched, Baton Rouge Police said.
Janice David, 34, was choked, beaten, and stabbed in what police called a "very gruesome, very evil act" that was streamed live on social media.
During Carnival season, flocks of marching bands parade through the city streets even though jazz music and dancing has been banned in New Orleans public schools for almost a century.
Louisiana activated 300 National Guard personnel to clear roads and provide support after severe storms hit the area, spawning deadly tornadoes.
Multiple tornadoes spurred from a storm that moved across Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma Tuesday night.
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.
A Louisiana mom and Air Force veteran pulled a gun on a man who tried to get into her car while she was sitting in gridlocked traffic with her 2-year-old son. Charise Taylor said she didn't fire her weapon, but was ready to do so in order to protect her child.
A hospital in New Orleans says it has identified two patients infected with a rare, drug-resistant fungus — the first time it’s been found in Louisiana. The fungus has been found among patients in other states, including in Florida where there are 135 reported cases.
Wildlife rehabilitators are decontaminating dozens of alligators, scrubbing their hides and brushing their teeth with Dawn dish soap after a pipeline rupture dumped 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel into a Louisiana wetland. 78 gators have been rescued so far, but more than 100 animals have been found dead in the area.