Plans pushed back to explode 2 cranes in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plans have been pushed back a day to bring down two giant, unstable construction cranes in a series of controlled explosions before they can topple onto historic New Orleans...
The Latest: Crane explosion planned Saturday in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a hotel building under construction in New Orleans (all times local):
Plans to explode two giant, badly damaged construction...
Family members sentenced in caging, abuse of autistic woman
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two Louisiana women have been sentenced to prison for violently abusing an autistic relative, keeping her in a backyard cage and forcing her to do chores in exchange for food...
Controlled blasts to bring down cranes at collapse site
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two giant, badly damaged construction cranes towering over a partially collapsed hotel project are to be demolished Friday with a series of controlled explosions in hopes of...
Coast Guard, Mexican Navy search for plane, surgeon pilot
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard plane and a Mexican Navy vessel searched the Gulf of Mexico for a small plane Thursday after a trauma surgeon flew the aircraft hundreds of miles (kilometers)...
Tulane plans big book festival between Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane University has announced plans for a major book festival to be held annually between Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest.
Search of collapsed hotel shifts to recovery mission
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The chances of a missing worker's survival after a hotel collapse are diminishing, and New Orleans officials shifted their efforts Wednesday from rescue to recovery...
Saints add Zenner and Parker, cut Anthony
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have signed running back Zach Zenner and tight end Brian Parker in advance of this Sunday's game at Chicago.
New Orleans man, 62, free after 42 years and plea agreement
Toddler dies after being left in hot car, aunt is arrested
DESTREHAN, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman has been arrested after her 2-year-old niece died in a hot car where she had been left for about six hours.
Family sues over plane crash that killed New Orleans anchor
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The husband and children of a New Orleans reporter who died in a small plane crash this summer are now suing the plane's owner and engine manufacturer.
New Orleans collapse site worry: Tropical weather
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A tropical disturbance over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula was being eyed Tuesday by New Orleans authorities, who fear it could become a tropical depression or storm that would...
Saints defensive back P.J. Williams suspended 2 games
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints defensive back P.J. Williams has been suspended two games for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy.
The league said in a statement Tuesday that Williams...
The Latest: Tropical weather new fear at collapse site
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the partial collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans (all times local):
Tropical weather is the latest worry in New Orleans,...
Zion Williamson makes new-look Pelicans a compelling draw
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson celebrated a recent alley-oop dunk with an ebullient smile and a flexed left bicep as an energized crowd roared approvingly.
After 42 years in prison, plea agreement bringing freedom
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans man who has spent two-thirds of his life in prison for a killing he always denied committing has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and will be released.
Saints defense looking more dominant by the week
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With Drew Brees sidelined, the defense has become the must-see unit for the New Orleans Saints.
That's lowered pressure on a Saints offense operating without their...
Unstable building, cranes hamper rescue try in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rescue workers and search dogs moved gingerly through a dangerously unstable New Orleans hotel Monday in a risky search for the only person still missing after the structure...
The Latest: 2nd crane in danger of collapse
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans (all times local):
The second of two cranes towering over the site where a New...
Correction: World War II Museum Expansion story
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story Oct. 13 about a museum in New Orleans dedicated to World War II, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the building cost $33 million. A spokesman for the...
New Orleans hotel collapse: Search on for a missing worker
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rescue crews on Sunday searched for a worker missing in the partial collapse of a New Orleans hotel that was under construction, their work proceeding cautiously amid fears...
The Latest: Cincinnati, Miami now NFL’s only winless teams
The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT):
Saints quiet Minshew Mania, handle Jaguars 13-6
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Minshew Mania didn't have a prayer against New Orleans.
Rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew was harassed, hurried and humbled in a 13-6 loss to the Saints on Sunday,...
Analysis: Louisiana figures in 2 major Supreme Court cases
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Among cases on the U.S. Supreme Court docket for the term that began this month, two Louisiana cases stand out — one because of its implications for criminal justice in the...
The Latest: 2nd person dead in building collapse
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the partial collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans (all times local):
New Orleans' officials say a second person has been...
Hotel collapse in New Orleans leaves 2 dead, 1 missing
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A large section of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction beside New Orleans' historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday amid blinding dust and flying debris, killing two people...
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- Business WireOMNICELL SHAREHOLDER ALERT by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors With Losses in Excess Of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Omnicell, Inc. - OMCLJuly 23, 2019
1 confirmed dead and 3 unaccounted for after large portion of a hotel under construction in New Orleans collapses
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — 1 confirmed dead and 3 unaccounted for after large portion of a hotel under construction in New Orleans collapses.
Feds: move Trump drilling rules challenge out of California
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government wants a challenge to Trump administration rules for offshore drilling to be moved out of California.
Little League champs fly home to Louisiana with president
WASHINGTON (AP) — The winners of the 2019 Little League World Series are flying home from Washington to Louisiana in style — aboard Air Force One.
Saints RB Kamara questionable vs Jaguars
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have listed running back Alvin Kamara as questionable for Sunday's game in Jacksonville because of an ankle injury that limited his practice time on...
Appeal by ex-NFL star Sharper continues in drug, rape case
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Imprisoned former NFL star Darren Sharper is pressing on with his attempts to reduce his 18-year federal sentence in a sexual assault case.
Louisiana court official sentenced to 3 years in fraud case
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former justice of the peace in a New Orleans suburb will serve three years in prison for diverting money from a court bank account for his personal use, federal prosecutors...
Police ID officer as man hurt in 16-foot fall on cruise ship
VENICE, La. (AP) — A man injured in a fall on a Carnival cruise ship has been identified as an Alabama police officer.
News outlets report Huntsville, Alabama, police say officer John Thomas...
Man pleads guilty in 2011 slaying of New Orleans toddler
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans man has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 27 years in prison for a 2011 shooting that killed a 1-year-old girl and paralyzed a man.
Louisiana becomes new hub in immigrant detention under Trump
WINNFIELD, La. (AP) — Tucked away in the dense forest of rural Louisiana is a barbed wire-ringed prison that has quickly grown into a major detention center for immigrants detained at the...
Under Trump, Louisiana is at epicenter of migrant detention
WINNFIELD, La. (AP) — Tucked away in the dense forest of rural Louisiana is a barbed wire-ringed prison that has quickly become a major detention center for immigrants detained at the...
Man hurt in 16-foot fall on cruise ship on Louisiana coast
VENICE, La. (AP) — A man has been critically injured in a nearly 16-foot (5-meter) fall on a Carnival cruise ship off the coast of Louisiana.
Man suspected in deadly shooting spree pleads not guilty
GRETNA, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man accused of killing three people at random in suburban New Orleans has pleaded not guilty.
Court records show Sean Barrette maintains his innocence after...
Saints’ defense in dominant form
New Orleans (AP) — When Teddy Bridgewater talks about his 3-0 record as a fill-in starter for record-setting Saints quarterback Drew Brees, he doesn't hesitate to share credit New Orleans'...
Arians: Bucs secondary looked ‘soft’ in loss to Saints
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians made no effort to hide his frustration with the Buccaneers' struggling secondary after watching it again give up more than 300 yards through the air...
Bridgewater’s breakout lifts Saints past Bucs 31-24
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater won the affection of the Superdome crowd, which chanted his name as he picked apart Tampa Bay's struggling secondary, turning in his best performance in nearly...
Pence urges Louisiana to put Republican in governor’s office
KENNER, La. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence called on Louisiana's Republican voters to put a GOP candidate in the governor's office, trying Saturday to unite a fractured party with two competing...
American Queen adding boat to Mississippi River cruises
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The American Countess is set to join the American Queen Steamboat Co.'s fleet in April.
The company offers Mississippi River cruises that call on New Orleans, Baton...
New Orleans man convicted of killing 4-week-old daughter
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man with a previous domestic abuse conviction has pleaded guilty to killing his newborn daughter.
The New Orleans Advocate/The Times-Picayune reports...
Buccaneers have Saints’ attention as NFC South clash looms
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The resurgence of Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston and Tampa Bay’s offense under first-year coach Bruce Arians has the attention of the New Orleans Saints.
Popular New Orleans eatery fined $238K over unpaid overtime
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a popular New Orleans restaurant to pay $238,000 in back wages to 222 employees who weren’t properly paid for overtime work.
Endymion announces entertainment lineup for 2020 gala
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One of New Orleans' major Mardi Gras krewes has announced the entertainment lineup for its 2020 extravaganza.
The Krewe of Endymion on Tuesday says the event will be...
Playing complementary football, Saints 2-0 without Brees
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints are 2-0 without future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees. That alone made Sunday night's 12-10 victory against Dallas beautiful for coach Sean Payton despite some...