A 5-year-old drowned in a pool in Jefferson Parish, officials said.
Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 18:09:09 GMT
A 14-year-old boy was injured in a shooting in New Orleans East, police said.
Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 17:56:19 GMT
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office is now looking for a suspect involved in a hit and run at a Metairie gas station. The man is accused of striking a 75-year-old woman while he was backing out of a parking space.
Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 17:43:38 GMT
Early Thursday morning, astronauts on the International Space Station ceased the inflation of the space habitat BEAM after something went wrong.
Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 17:43:28 GMT
At the age of 100, the Rev. Ernest Jackson, of River Ridge, became a member of VFW Post 3337 in LaPlace. In the years immediately following World War II, Jackson, an African-American, was not allowed membership in similar organizations.
Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 17:34:03 GMT
Governor John Bel Edwards was taken by surprise over a multi-state lawsuit that includes Louisiana. The governor said he found out that Louisiana joined 10 other states in suing the Obama administration through media reports.
Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 17:32:46 GMT
Planned Parenthood's national leader said Louisiana legislation aimed at discouraging the organization from offering abortions at its New Orleans clinic won't stop it from seeking a license to provide the procedure.
Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 17:23:42 GMT
After the Humane Society issued an animal abuse alert in New Orleans for a dog that was spotted tied next to a moving vehicle, the Louisiana SPCA says it spoke to the owner of the dog and found that the dog was never in any danger.
Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 16:26:24 GMT
A disturbance in the western Atlantic, designated as Invest 91L, has become better defined as of Thursday morning.
Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 15:07:33 GMT
With high pressure stretched across the Gulf coast, rain chances will remain suppressed through the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Each afternoon will feature near to slightly above-normal temps, with afternoon heat index values sliding into the low and mid 90s through the end of the week. Rain chance: 10%-20%.
Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 14:49:43 GMT