The controversial bill would have made women who end their pregnancies subject to criminal homicide prosecutions.
A Louisiana committee has approved a measure that would make abortion a crime of homicide, but opponents fear that's not all the legislation would do.
A 4-year-old girl is dead after her grandmother allegedly forced her to drink a bottle of whiskey while her mother watched, Baton Rouge Police said.
Authorities say the tornado that ripped through a suburb of New Orleans lifted one house into the air and dropped it onto the middle of a street with a family of three inside.
New Orleans Police said the victim, a 73-year-old woman, became entangled in her seatbelt and was dragged from the vehicle, resulting in her arm being severed from her body.
A bolt of lightning nearly 500 miles long that stretched from Texas to Mississippi has set a new world record for the longest flash.
A group of Louisiana drivers spent hours trying to move a 12-foot alligator off a busy interstate with a paint-roller extension pole.
A Louisiana police officer working security at a high school basketball game was shot and killed following a mask-related dispute, police said.
Three people were killed Saturday in a shooting at a gun store in Louisiana. Two others were hurt and are in the hospital right now.
A man considered to be the nation's oldest living World War II veteran celebrated his 111th birthday this weekend.
The Operation Blue Roof program is currently active in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, and Vernon parishes.
So far 18 deaths in Texas and Louisiana have been attributed to the storm; more than half of those people were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning from the unsafe operation of generators.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury had voted just weeks prior to leave the South’s Defenders Monument on the grounds of the courthouse.
Police say a 50-year-old woman spent the night fending off a man who attempted to stab her after she bit his penis while he was allegedly forcing her to have oral sex with him.
Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn sent out a memo on September 5 with the new directive, a day after Nike made headlines by introducing Colin Kaepernick as one of the faces of its “Just Do It” 30th anniversary ad campaign.
An 83-year-old Arkansas man has been charged with raping an 11-year-old girl in Franklinton, Louisiana, late last year.
Shots were fired at a Louisiana apartment complex after a man tried to steal candy and money from a child, according to police.
A woman who bit a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's officer during an earlier struggle slammed into two Sheriff’s Office vehicles after a wild police chase Thursday morning.
A Louisiana man who was pulled over for driving the wrong way on a one-way street was hospitalized after officers determined his blood alcohol level was at a potentially lethal level.
WWII veteran and New Orleans Saints fan Lawrence Brooks celebrated his 108th birthday at the National WWII Museum a few months ago, and now he's headed to Minneapolis for the Super Bowl.