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2 hrs ago | The Advocate
In a state that nurtures young chefs and generally exalts eating, Louisiana has been slow to adopt the national trend toward local and organic food.
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New Orleans police are looking for a 26-year-old woman and her two children who have been missing from the Desire area since Friday .
12 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi
Historical Society president Malcolm Allen unveiled this week a historical marker at the old courthouse in Holmesville commemorating Pike County's role in the War of 1812.
17 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Easter calls to mind images of baby bunnies and newly hatched chicks. It seems like the perfect time for the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans to announce a springtime baby boom.
18 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe
Called both crayfish and crawfish, these tiny freshwater cousins to lobsters are firm and sweet.
Authorities in a New Orleans suburb say a business owner arrived at work to find the legs of dead man dangling from an oven vent in the building's kitchen.
The figure reported by The New Orleans Advocate is a 21 percent decrease from the 48 murders in the city by the same point last year.
NEW ORLEANS -- Data compiled by a New Orleans newspaper shows the city's 2014 murder count was 38 as of Friday.
The New Orleans Advocate reported the hotel is set to reopen June 1 after a $9 million renovation.
Richard Sexton: 'I don't just celebrate the past. I'm looking to see how the past can help us get to the future.'
DOING A GOOD DEAD. NEW ORLEANS MILITARY AND MARITIME ACADEMY CADETS SWEPT THE GROUNDS OF THEIR NEW CAMPUS, AHEAD OF EARTH DAY NEXT WEEK.
It's a big weekend ahead for Louisiana-grown Lil Boosi e, who for the first time since his prison stint will take the stage in his home state with performances scheduled in Lafayette and New Orleans.
New Orleans area restaurants are expected to be busy on Easter Sunday, although maybe not as busy as they'll be on Mother's Day, which is typically the busiest day of the year for restaurants.
There's a quiet dignity to residential neighborhoods below the Vieux Carre, on modest streets where the patina of age visually blends one facade into another, and weathered masonry churches hover over wood-frame cottages of former parishioners.
Books and authors have long had a place at New Orleans Jazz Fest, but that's not the only place to find literary goodness in the coming weeks.
We have been enjoying some wonderful meals in New Orleans this year. Here are the top twelve in order of our participation.