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A lawsuit challenging heat conditions on Death Row as unsafe for inmates at the state penitentiary was filed during the thick of Louisiana's hot and humid summer.
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
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Ticket Down announces that the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA is honored to host the popular boy band, One Direction on Thursday, September 25th, 2014.
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Editor's note: As part of the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor we are republishing some articles from The Times-Picayune of that week.
Louisiana is set to receive $340 million from a fund BP created to help states impacted by the 2010 oil spill recover from the disaster.
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I wasn't surprised to read Kanye West 's Yeezus tour stop in Kansas City drew only a fraction of the Sprint Center's capacity .
"New Orleans has always been a great city for me," John Waters said by phone earlier this week.
Tolls, taxes and selling bonds backed by unclaimed property are some of the ideas floated to pay for construction of Interstate 49 South between Lafayette and the west bank of New Orleans.
A 23-year-old man has been shot to death in eastern New Orleans. NOPD said his body was found around 2 a.m. Friday in the courtyard of an apartment complex in the 6000 block of Chef Menteur Highway.
New Orleans police have arrested two men in the Nov. 13 shooting deaths of a 7-month-old infant and his father in an ambush near a New Orleans bridge spanning the Mississippi River.
Homicide detectives with the New Orleans Police Department look into a vehicle surrounded by evidence cones as they investigate the shooting death of a 46-year-old man in the 3300 block of Piedmont Drive in Gentilly on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
Former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela died Thursday at 95. New Orleans area community leaders remembered the life and work of the statesman and Nobel Prize winner, including visiting the jail cell where he was imprisoned for almost three decades and meeting him during his visit to Baton Rouge in 2000.
Deadeye Dick reunites at the Howlin' Wolf, Kyle Abraham's "Pavement" stuns at the CAC, and "American Idol" Taylor Hicks sings at Harrah's.
The Oscar race for best visual effects is down to 10 films, after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today revealed the titles of the films making the shortlist for the 2013-2014 award.
Attorney General Eric Holder was in New Orleans Thursday for the ceremonial swearing-in of the region's new top federal prosecutor, who took over an office shaken by a scandal that led to his predecessor's resignation.