Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.
An elephant with a talent for painting will be joining the herd at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo after her companion died at the Baton Rouge Zoo in Louisiana, the two zoos announced Friday.
The Baltimore Ravens have arrived in the Big Easy!
Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fishing villages that had few defenses against the slow-moving storm that could bring days of unending rain.
A live recording of Louis Armstrong playing his trumpet for one of the last times is being released to the public for the first time.
The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is sending a two-person team to Maryland to assist with response and recovery for Hurricane Irene.
Authorities say a fugitive dubbed the “Bentley Bandit” and wanted in six states is being held without bond in a southwest Louisiana jail after allegedly wrecking a stolen 2007 Bentley.
A monument to Maryland’s secessionist state song and its writer will be rededicated Saturday in the Louisiana town where James Ryder Randall wrote “Maryland, My Maryland” 150 years ago.