- Jazz fest's last day finishes soggy, but strong Updated: May-01-16 9:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Wind, rain and a lightning strike beside the stage where Bonnie Raitt was singing didn't stop the soggy last day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival from rollicking to a close.
- The Latest: All sing with Guthrie: 'Alice's Restaurant' Updated: May-01-16 9:21 pm
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- More rain swamps roads and houses in southwest Louisiana Updated: May-01-16 8:41 pm
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - A deluge that began before dawn Sunday flooded houses and cut off roads across southwest Louisiana.
- Vegas, Stuard share lead in rain-delayed Zurich Classic Updated: May-01-16 7:33 pm
AVONDALE, Louisiana - Jhonattan Vegas birdied two of five holes he was able to play in the rain-delayed third round of the Zurich Classic on Sunday, giving him a share of the lead with Brian Stuard.
- Louisiana investigators seek identity of decayed corpse Updated: May-01-16 4:09 pm
MONTEREY, Louisiana - Investigators are trying to determine whether a corpse found Friday is the body of a missing Concordia Parish man.
- Weather Service confirms Saturday St. Landry Parish tornado Updated: May-01-16 2:49 pm
DUPONT, Louisiana - The National Weather Service confirms that a tornado hit rural parts of northern St. Landry Parish and southern Avoyelles Parish on Saturday.
- Former Allen Parish mayor arrested for stealing public money Updated: May-01-16 2:11 pm
ELIZABETH, Louisiana - The former mayor of an Allen Parish town has been arrested on charges that he stole more than $6,500 in public money.
- LaSalle sheriff arrests 2 for killing Texas man and woman Updated: May-01-16 1:32 pm
TULLOS, Louisiana - Two men have been arrested on charges of killing a Texas couple who were reported missing and later found dead in LaSalle Parish.
- Flooding predicted along Louisiana sections of Red River Updated: May-01-16 1:03 pm
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - The National Weather Service is warning of flooding along the Red River in northwest Louisiana.
- Cleco customers to get $475 bill credit starting in July Updated: May-01-16 11:33 am
PINEVILLE, Louisiana - Cleco customers will get a one-time $475 credit on their energy bills starting in July as part of the electric utility's sale.
- Settlement of coastal oil suits? Industry groups say no Updated: May-01-16 11:28 am
NEW ORLEANS - A business lobbying group and oil industry organizations are publicly denying speculation that energy companies are negotiating with public officials to settle lawsuits over damage to Louisiana's coast.
- Saints draft Nigeria native who learned football in Canada Updated: Apr-30-16 8:20 pm
METAIRIE, Louisiana - David Onyemata's path to the NFL began when he followed in his sisters' footsteps by leaving Nigeria to attend college in Canada.
- Big Freedia twerking her way to stardom Updated: Apr-30-16 7:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Talk about your ups and downs.
- Property investor from Metairie faces wire fraud charge Updated: Apr-30-16 6:01 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A Metairie man faces a federal wire fraud charge as prosecutors say he diverted money he solicited for property investments to personal use.
- The Latest: Weather cancels Saturday's final Jazz Fest Updated: Apr-30-16 5:55 pm
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- Man booked in death of toddler in Jefferson Parish Updated: Apr-30-16 1:46 pm
MARRERO, Louisiana - A Jefferson Parish man has been booked on a second-degree murder charge after his girlfriend's 2-year-old son died of head injuries.
- After La. trial, man could be tried in Miss. burning death Updated: Apr-30-16 12:33 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A man charged in the burning death of a Mississippi woman might be taken back to that state for trial even if he is convicted on unrelated charges in Louisiana.
- Correction: Underage Online Lawsuit story Updated: Apr-30-16 11:45 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - In a story April 29 about a federal judge blocking enforcement of a Louisiana criminal law that requires online booksellers, publishers and other website owners to electronically verify customers' ages, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the law was enacted in 2005. The law was enacted in 2015.
- Tom's Bayou at State Wildlife Refuge in Vermilion to close Updated: Apr-30-16 9:59 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Tom's Bayou at State Wildlife Refuge in Vermilion Parish is closing for construction of two rock weirs.
- Saints draft receiver Thomas, safety Bell, in 2nd round Updated: Apr-30-16 1:06 am
METAIRIE, Louisiana - The New Orleans Saints' draft class now includes a pair of Ohio State teammates who won a national championship together.
- Paul Simon, My Morning Jacket close out Friday's Jazz Fest Updated: Apr-29-16 11:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is entering its second weekend. The seven-day festival, taking place over two weekends, draws thousands of people to the city in a celebration of Louisiana music, food and culture. A look at the festival's fifth day:
- After more than 4 decades in prison, Gary Tyler finally free Updated: Apr-29-16 9:22 pm
NEW ORLEANS - After almost 42 years at Louisiana's maximum security prison, Gary Tyler is a free man.
- Governor sets May 15 target for tax study recommendations Updated: Apr-29-16 7:04 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. John Bel Edwards urged a study group looking at state budget and tax policy to give him preliminary recommendations by May 15 for ways to raise money to fill financial gaps, according to a letter released Friday.
- Section of Canal Street in New Orleans collapses into tunnel Updated: Apr-29-16 6:33 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A section of a main boulevard in New Orleans collapsed into a mostly unused tunnel Friday, two weeks after traffic was restricted there because problems were discovered in the tunnel.
- The Latest: Toussaint remembered fondly at festival Updated: Apr-29-16 4:51 pm
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