Tag: New Orleans

3 more federal lawsuits filed over Seacor Power disaster

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NEW ORLEANS — More lawsuits filed Tuesday in the capsizing of an offshore oil service vessel in a Gulf of Mexico storm provide harrowing...

Pastor seeks revival of suit challenging virus restrictions

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NEW ORLEANS — About 100 supporters of a Louisiana minister gathered outside a federal appeals court in New Orleans on Monday to show support...

Kids 5 and up get shots in tests for COVID vaccine

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NEW ORLEANS — Seven-year-old Russell Bright squeezed his dad’s hand tightly as tests of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine started Monday in Louisiana for children ages...

Capitol rally planned over death of man in police custody

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NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana State Police troopers involved in the violent arrest of a Black motorist who died in police custody in 2019 should...

Transgender sports ban bill headed to Louisiana governor

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BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana House overwhelmingly gave final passage Thursday to legislation prohibiting transgender athletes from competing on girls’ sports teams in...

Former Saints coach J.D. Roberts dies; picked Archie Manning

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NEW ORLEANS — J.D. Roberts, the second coach of the New Orleans Saints and the man who made Archie Manning his quarterback, has died....

In New Orleans, documenting history of iconic Black street

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NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans resident Raynard Sanders can detail the many ways Black businesses and culture thrived under the canopy of oak trees...

AP: Top cop in Black man’s deadly arrest withheld cam video

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NEW ORLEANS — In perhaps the strongest evidence yet of an attempted cover-up in the deadly 2019 arrest of Ronald Greene, the ranking Louisiana...

Authorities: Bar patron bit chunk off Louisiana man’s nose

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METAIRIE, La. — A Louisiana man had a chunk of his nose bitten off by a man he bought a drink for, authorities said. ...

Arrest warrant issued for man in Confederate monument theft

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SELMA, Ala. — Police in Alabama have issued an arrest warrant for a man in connection with the bizarre theft of a Confederate monument...