Mardi Gras Marred As 3 Killed, 5 Wounded In New OrleansA festive close to Mardi Gras was marred by shootings across New Orleans that left three people dead and five others wounded.
Police Arrest 2, Seek 2 In Attack On French Quarter TouristsTwo suspects have made a first court appearance after their arrests in a violent, video-recorded attack and robbery on two Boston-area visitors to New Orleans' French Quarter.
Boston Visitors Hurt In New Orleans Attack; 1 HospitalizedNew Orleans police say they've arrested a 21-year-old man in an attack that hospitalized two Boston-area men.
Removal Of Confederate Statues Stirs Varied Reactions The statue of the Confederacy's president had been hoisted from its stone pedestal in the pre-dawn hours and the blue glint of police lights was still visible two blocks away outside the corner laundromat where Carol Patterson sat as diverted rush-hour traffic rolled by.
Removal Of 2nd Confederate Statue In New Orleans To BeginA city news release says workers are preparing to take down a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans, the second of four monuments to Confederate era figures the City Council has voted to remove.
New Orleans Takes Down 1st Of 4 Confederate StatuesWorkers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning.
Audubon Aquarium Welcomes 'Otterly' Adorable New ResidentThe Audubon Aquarium in New Orleans has welcomed its newest resident: a rescued juvenile sea otter from Monterey, Calif.
Police: Car Plows Into Parade Crowd In New Orleans; 28 HurtA suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said.
Queen Anne's Co. Shelter Taking In Dogs From New OrleansA local animal rescue group is helping overcrowded shelters in New Orleans.
Police Bearing Gifts Save Holiday for Louisiana Boy, 7After burglars made off with gifts from under the Christmas tree at a home in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna, police did more than just investigate.
Manslaughter Conviction In Death Of Ex-NFL Star Will SmithThe man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints defensive leader Will Smith was convicted of manslaughter on Sunday night, ending a week-long trial in which the defendant insisted he only fired because the popular football star was drunk, violent and had grabbed a gun following a traffic crash on the night of April 9.
New Orleans French Quarter Shooting Kills 1 And Wounds 9Police had already increased patrols in New Orleans' bustling French Quarter before gunfire erupted early Sunday, leaving one man dead and nine other people wounded in a tourist district famed for its bars, bright lights and live music.