Luke Collins, 10, a forth grader Lusher Charter School in New Orleans, swings around a pole in the school yard as school lets out for the summer Friday, May 24, 2013.
Over two nights, WDSU and the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana raised nearly $55,000 in donations to benefit victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma.
The footage comes from AXS TV' s telecast of the festival. The release will include later performances of "Big Man on Mulberry Street" "Root Beer Rag" and "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant." Billy Joel, together with AXS TV and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, will release his 4-song 2013 Jazz Fest broadcast performance exclusively on ... (more)
Byron Ferguson, left, and his brother, Dorian Ferguson, were arrested in connection with a beating and robbery that occurred early Sunday morning in the CBD.
The total operating expense associated with the privatization of nine LSU hospitals will hit $1 billion during the new fiscal year, Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols said Thursday.
NOWFE, Saints and Sinners, Greek Fest and a host of other events make for an exciting Friday in New Orleans.
An NOPD detective and a member of the State Police look into the victim's car after a 31-year-old man was shot to death inside an Infiniti Coupe on I-10 eastbound under the Broad Street overpass early on Thursday morning, May 23, 2013.
A woman out on $40,000 bail after being charged with manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of her husband last year is facing more legal complications after she was recently jailed in Lafourche Parish on suspicion of theft and illegal distribution or possession of a pharmaceutical drug.
The New Orleans Pelicans and New Orleans Saints' wives are teaming up with The David Wesley Foundation, Feed the Children, RPM Productions, and the Miss Universe Organization to collect donations for Oklahoma tornado victims.
A week after rejecting a bill that would have prohibited employers from paying unequal wages for the same job based on gender, the Louisiana Senate reworked the proposal to apply only to state employees.
Plans to wrestle tuition-setting authority away from lawmakers and put it in the hands of educators fizzled and died in the state House of Representatives this week, representing a major blow to Louisiana's higher education community.
Donald Harrison Jr., big chief of the Congo Nation, co-presents and performs at the 19 Benefit at Tipitina's, May 22, 2013.
Nakeith Sparkman, left,was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday , for his conviction of murdering Ranard "Deuce" Brown Jr., in Harvey.
Janine Waters, left, and Christie Jourdain of the Original Pinettes Brass Band showed up to give blood this afternoon at the "Frenchmen Street: Roll Up Your Sleeves" event put on by the New Orleans Musicians' Assistance Foundation and The Blood Center.
During BioBlitz 2013, nearly 3,000 volunteer scientists, families, students, teachers, and others embarked on a crash course in the biological diversity of the 23,000-acre Barataria Preserve of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve in Marrero, La., across the Mississippi River from the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Judge Frank Marullo was carjacked by five men outside his house in the Carrollton area late Tuesday.