Posted 5:45 PM 3/10/2014 by Trey Schmaltz
NEW ORLEANS- People love capturing life in South Louisiana and posting it to the Internet; and they want to be the star attraction, it seems.
TIME Magazine ranked the "selfiest cities" based on data from social media site Instagram. More than 400,000 images were selected since users tagged (More)
Posted 4:36 PM 3/8/2014
HOUMA, La. - The long, cold winter means crawfish are scarce and expensive. During cold weather, crawfish stay at the bottom of their ponds or streams, and don't eat. That means they're much smaller than usual for this time of year - and they're not taking the bait in crawfish (More)
Posted 1:02 PM 3/7/2014
NEW ORLEANS- A New Orleans arrest warrant says detectives learned from witnesses that former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper and an associate acknowledged they had non-consensual sex with two women. The warrant was released by New Orleans police on Thursday in an investigation of (More)
Posted 12:52 PM 3/6/2014
NEW ORLEANS- Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman says there were 895 arrests during the 2014 Mardi Gras season that started Feb. 21 and ended Tuesday. Of those arrests, Gusman's office said that 440 were made on state charges, 330 on municipal charges and 125 for traffic (More)
Posted 4:24 PM 3/5/2014 by AE Stevenson
NEW ORLEANS - Authorities said searchers found the body of a missing UNO student Wednesday inside her car, which had been submerged in Irish Bayou outside of New Orleans.
Friends and family of 19-year-old Hayley Howard have been searching for the student since she went missing Saturday. (More)...
Posted 8:43 AM 3/4/2014
NEW ORLEANS - Despite rain and cold in Tuesday's forecast, revelers are gathering along parade routes as the Carnival season in New Orleans heads to a crest with the unabashed celebration of Mardi Gras.
The Zulu parade began on schedule, led by a New Orleans police vanguard on horseback (More)