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Federal appeals court judges Monday questioned whether the government has gone too far by searching the genital areas of Guantanamo detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.
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The National Weather Service is predicting foggy weather and a chance of thunderstorms for the southeastern Louisiana area Sunday night and Monday morning.
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A police force is prepared to give you a free Xbox One, but you'll have to help them catch criminals first.
A man who dozed off on a flight from Louisiana, awoke to find himself cold and alone on a locked plane.
Congressional District 2, as redrawn by the Legislature in 2011, looks like a wind-ruffled ribbon that curls from the eastern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, through New Orleans, then up the Mississippi River to northern Baton Rouge.
Authorities say a Mississippi man has died from injuries sustained in a one-car accident in Louisiana's Ascension Parish.
A lawsuit challenging heat conditions on death row as unsafe for inmates at the state penitentiary was filed during the thick of Louisiana's hot and humid summer.
The U.S. Gulf Coast, home to the world's largest concentration of petroleum refineries, is suddenly awash in so much crude oil that prices have plunged in recent weeks and are no longer in sync with global prices.
You could hardly escape reminders of it during World War II. And over the course of decades since, Dec. 7 has meant one thing to generations of Americans: Pearl Harbor.
It's been 15 years since the "Future I-49" signs went up along U.S. 90 through Lafayette, and in some respects, the road project seems as distant as ever.
They killed 13 people, stole 100 cars and robbed dozens of banks, mom-and-pop stores and gas stations.
Louisiana State Police reports Highland Road is closed between Pecue Lane and Siegen Lane due to a major crash.
Editor's note: As part of the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor we are republishing some articles from The Times-Picayune of that week.
Judge Martin Feldman ruled in the case of Robicheaux v. Caldwell that he lacked jurisdiction to hear the suit because the named defendant, Louisiana Attorney General James Caldwell, had not actually denied the plaintiffs legal recognition of their marriage.
EPA assigns colors to each Air Quality Index category to make it easier for people to understand quickly whether air pollution is reaching unhealthy levels in their communities.
Louisiana ArtWorks, the $25 million art studio complex on Howard Avenue that for years has remained a real estate white elephant, is for sale.