New plans for abandoned hurricane-ravaged amusement park in New Orleans
More than 17 years after a Six Flags park in New Orleans was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, developers believe they can revive the abandoned site with a new project.
Meth and puppies found inside ice cream truck in Louisiana, police say
The owner of “Tami’s Ice Cream & Sweet Treats” was arrested after police searched the blue truck and found melted ice cream, meth, and other drug paraphernalia.
Watch: Fishermen spot sharks in huge feeding frenzy off Louisiana coast
The video captures sharks surrounding a boat as they feast on fish with their fins flailing as the fishermen get doused with water.
Mardi Gras parade shooting in New Orleans leaves 1 dead, 4 hurt
One of the victims injured in the shooting was a child, police said, adding that a suspect was taken into custody at the scene.
Wild video shows squirrel fly into home as door opens for pizza delivery
A doorbell camera captured the chaos that ensued.
12 squirrel monkeys were stolen from Louisiana zoo, officials say
According to the Zoosiana, located in Broussard, the individual targeted facilities of smaller primates and specifically compromised the squirrel monkey exhibit.
12 people shot at Louisiana nightclub
The victims were all inside the nightclub when they were shot, police said.
Woman charged with attempted murder of boyfriend who peed in bed
Louisiana authorities said Briana Lacost admitted to stabbing her boyfriend after she “ripped” him from the bed for urinating on himself.
LSU gymnastics adding extra security for road meets after Olivia Dunne fans cause issue
The LSU gymnastics team is getting an extra layer of security for the rest of the season, coach Jeff Clark said Tuesday after a raucous situation involving fans in Salt Lake City interested in seeing Olivia Dunne.
Home invasion suspect killed by mother protecting her children, sheriff says
The Louisiana man on parole was armed with a shovel and a lug wrench when he allegedly broke into the home of a woman and her two young children, the local sheriff’s office said.
7-year-old girl dies after dog attack: 'Heart-breaking tragedy'
Authorities in Louisiana said the little girl was taken to a local hospital but later died.
Louisiana teens’ deaths place spotlight on police chases
The deaths of two teenage girls are the latest fatalities among hundreds every year related to accidents involving police pursuits. National Highway Transportation Safety data reveals there were 455 such deaths in the U.S. in 2020.
'God laid over top of us': Woman recounts terror she felt as Louisiana tornado killed neighbors
An EF-2 tornado with winds estimated at 130 mph managed to decimate homes around Linda Barry as she huddled under a mattress protected by her soon-to-be husband, reciting the Lord’s Prayer for comfort.
Tornado strikes New Orleans metro; damage surveys underway
About an hour after a violent tornado damaged a hospital and homes in New Iberia, the severe weather threat moved into the New Orleans metro area. The multi-day severe weather event has produced tornadoes from Texas to Louisiana.
3 killed in Louisiana as severe storms tear across South
One person died in Killona, Louisiana on Wednesday after a possible tornado swept through the area. A mother and child died on Tuesday after a tornado hit Keithville.
Good Samaritans rescue family of 4 trapped in sinking car in Louisiana
One of the witnesses who jumped in to save the family with two young kids said he was "far from a hero... I just thank god that we were able to get the family out safe."
US Marshals rescue 14 missing or endangered children across Louisiana
In one case, a 17-year-old male had been kidnapped from the New Orleans area and was being held for ransom, authorities said.
Sullivan Walter, Black man wrongfully convicted of rape at 17, exonerated 36 years later
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.
Louisiana bill would make abortion a homicide. Would Plan B be illegal, too?
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.
Louisiana child forced to drink bottle of whiskey dies; grandmother, mom jailed
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.