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In Ida's wake, Louisiana faces a month with no power as heat soars

September 01, 2021 9:06 am

By early Tuesday, about 1.3 million customers were without power about 48 hours after the storm made landfall, most of them in Louisiana, according to PowerOutage, which gathers data from U.S. utility companies.

1st death from Hurricane Ida, power out across New Orleans in US

August 30, 2021 1:36 pm

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said on Facebook that deputies responding to a report of someone injured by a fallen tree at a home in Prairieville confirmed the person's death.

Hurricane Ida rapidly intensifies into dangerous Category 4

August 29, 2021 6:02 pm

Ida threatened a region already reeling from a resurgence of COVID-19 infections, thanks to low vaccination rates and the highly contagious delta variant.

Three dead in gun store shooting in New Orleans suburb

February 21, 2021 11:10 am

A suspect fatally shot two people at a gun store in a suburb of New Orleans on Saturday afternoon, and the shooter also died during gunfire as others engaged the suspect both inside and outside the outlet, authorities said.

A Different Kind of Storm: New Orleans Facing Deadly Virus Outbreak

March 26, 2020 8:44 pm

The situation in and around New Orleans is particularly acute, with the city reporting 827 confirmed cases as of Wednesday night, more than the total number of cases in all but 15 states

US: 11 shot on edge of French Quarter in New Orleans, say police

December 01, 2019 8:42 pm

A police release says two people are in critical condition and no arrests have been made. Police Supt. Shaun Ferguson tells The New Orleans Advocate/The Times-Picayune that a person of interest has been detained.

Hotel collapse in New Orleans leaves 2 dead, 1 missing

October 13, 2019 11:03 am

Rescue workers searched the largely unstable building for one person still unaccounted for.

Katrina on its mind, New Orleans keeps an anxious eye on Tropical Storm Barry

July 13, 2019 8:14 am

With Tropical Storm Barry expected to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early Saturday morning in south Louisiana, residents scrambled in preparation for what is likely to be one of the biggest tests of the city’s storm infrastructure since Katrina exposed major flaws in its flood defenses 14 summers ago.

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat

July 12, 2019 1:29 pm

A tropical storm warning was posted on Thursday afternoon for metropolitan New Orleans, and a hurricane warning for a stretch of the Louisiana coast south of the city.

New Orleans Police: 2 killed, many injured in shooting

February 14, 2018 11:59 am

Police spokeswoman Ambria Washington said in a news release last night that initial reports show there were possibly five people shot, two fatally, at a gas station.


Best of Mardi Gras

February 18, 2015 6:49 pm

Mardi Gras is celebrated in many countries on Shrove Tuesday, most famously in New Orleans.