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A woman managed to fend off an apparent rape attempt from a man she found inside her Prytania Street home this week, New Orleans police said.
A decade-old dispute tied to the former ownership of Barq's root beer has turned violent, according to attempted murder charges filed this week.
Advocate file photo by JOHN MCCUSKER -- New Orleans, shown in this Advocate file photo, finished eighth and Baton Rouge ninth for employment in a Brookings Institution report that spanned 2000-2012 for the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas.
The political mean season is in full bloom with candidates in the hotly contested race for New Orleans Council At-Large, trading barbs in a series of attack ads on TV and radio.
At least 7 parades in honor of either St. Patrick or St. Joseph are scheduled to roll this weekend in the New Orleans area.
On Thursday and Friday, a sequence being filmed will involve special effects containing controlled fire that will reach an approximate height of 150 feet.
A Taste of the "Tabasco" Opera : Conductor Paul Mauffray presents excerpts from the lighthearted comedic operetta, which follows a shipwrecked Irish sailor as he searches for an acceptably spicy ingredient for an Ottoman ruler's lunch.
Markel Lewis, 18, of New Orleans, was indicted by a Jefferson Parish grand jury Thursday with armed robbery involving a gun.
Better Than Ezra is set to release its first single in five years next month. Titled, "Crazy Lucky," the track was produced by Tony Hoffer who's producing the band's eighth full-length album, due out this summer.
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Celebrating the companionship we share with our four-legged friends makes the Louisiana SPCA's Dog Day event special and something I look forward to every year.
There are six Jackson brothers from Gretna. Four of them - Carl, James, Michael and Richard - run J & J Seafood , and they are fond of the word "juice."
Every year New Orleans residents celebrate St. Joseph's Day with a vast collection of altars around the city, all expressing gratitude for blessings in honor of the saint.
A Belle Chasse, La. mother was arrested after admitting she injected hand sanitizer and perfume into the feeding tube of her 17-month-old son, killing him, according to the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office.