The mayor of New Orleans plans an apology to Italian Americans for what’s considered the nation’s most deadly lynching — violence in which 11 Italian immigrants were killed after acquittals in a police chief’s murder.
Former mayor of New Orleans Mitch Landrieu spoke with WTOP about his new book and the debate over Confederate statues, a fight that began back in 2017 when he proposed their removal in the city.
Volunteers and theater artists have created a monument, a life-sized diorama of the disaster that struck New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, when levees and floodwalls failed against the storm surge of Hurricane Katrina and 80 percent of the state flooded. See photos.
Two people have been killed and six injured after being struck by a vehicle on a busy New Orleans thoroughfare Saturday evening, authorities said.
The suspect is being tested to determine whether he was intoxicated. His identity was not released. The police chief said bystanders in the area were the ones who stopped the driver.
A day after her first choice withdrew his candidacy, Baltimore’s mayor on Tuesday picked New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison as her nominee to lead the city’s troubled force.
The Ravens were the only team Brees had never beaten. Granted, the teams meet only once every four years, but that was enough to saddle him with an 0-4 lifetime record against Baltimore.
Abraham Lincoln is believed to have used the opera glasses to get a better view of the stage at Ford’s Theatre on the night he was assassinated. A French Quarter antique gallery’s asking price for them is $795,000.
The utility said it is unusual for a cat to get into a substation or make it around protective devices.
The shooting happened on a busy thoroughfare about 3 miles from the French Quarter, police said.
An alpaca and fox died Sunday, the day after the male jaguar killed four alpacas, one emu and one fox Saturday morning.
Following a red carpet arrival Saturday at the New Orleans Museum of Art, King Felipe the VI and Queen Letizia of Spain enjoyed music by a jazz group and a cultural performance by Mardi Gras Indians as they ended a visit to the city celebrating its tricentennial.
New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras. See photos.
Spirit Airlines is adding new nonstop service from BWI Marshall Airport to four cities across the country.
Two arrests have been made in connection with the shooting of 10 people — including one who died — in New Orleans’ French Quarter early Sunday morning, police said.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.