New Orleans - Louisiana

New Orleans police officer sworn in wearing late father's badge

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Veteran officer Mark Hall passed away from coronavirus. His son was sworn into the police department while wearing his father's badge.Read more

Easter storms sweep South, killing at least 19 people

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NEW ORLEANS — Severe weather has swept across the South, killing at least 19 people and damaging hundreds of homes from Louisiana into the Appalachian Mountains. Many...Read more

'Hope' the giraffe born in New Orleans amid pandemic

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The Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans has welcomed a baby giraffe named Hope.Read more


New Orleans artist honors medical workers with 'Front Line,' homage to Rosie the Riveter

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Terrance Osborne, the artist behind the work, is giving away 1,000 free prints to local hospitals.Read more

New Orleans jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis dead at 85

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Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical family that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died.Read more

Man killed by float, city cancels tandem floats for remainder of Mardi Gras

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The Krewe of Endymion is being canceled after float 13 due to the crash.Read more

Mooresville restaurant celebrates pre-Mardi Gras weekend

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It's a party at Zydeco's in Mooresville!Read more

Parents speak after 11-year-old son arrested in connection with 22 car burglaries

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Between ditching school and sneaking out, these parents believe their son was being influenced by other kids and perhaps adults.Read more

Joey Chestnut eats 40 bowls of red beans and rice in 8 minutes

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Joey Chestnut ate 40 bowls of red beans and rice for a speed eating contest in New Orleans. And that's not even the crazy part.Read more


800 retweets to return stolen, pink purse to tourist

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A good Samaritan used the power of social media to track down the owner of a stolen pink purse. Read more

Worker's dead body exposed after tarp falls from Hard Rock collapse site

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A tarp has fallen from the Hard Rock Hotel collapse site in New Orleans, exposing the remains of one of the workers killed in the collapse.Read more