NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The chancellor of the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans is resigning.
LSU issued a statement Thursday evening stating that Larry Hollier was stepping down immediately.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A November festival dedicated to New Orleans’ signature sandwich is being postponed until next year.
The decision by organizers to postpone the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival was announced Friday.
The New Orleans Saints will soon add the name of the late Sam Mills to their ring of honor in the Superdome.
The club announced the decision to honor Mills, who died from cancer in 2005, during halftime of their Dec.
GRETNA, La. (AP) — A suburban New Orleans sheriff's department that has been criticized for years for failing to equip deputies with body cameras is now adopting the technology.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has been Louisiana's largest law enforcement organization without body cams.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A nonprofit is seeking volunteers to help plant trees and restore a historic New Orleans neighborhood this weekend.
Sustaining Our Urban Landscape, or SOUL, will launch its reforesting park project Saturday in the Pontchartrain Park neighborhood with the goal of planting a tree in front of every home in the community.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans forward Zion Williamson is now expected to miss at least the first week of the regular season because his recovery from surgery to repair a right foot fracture is taking longer than anticipated.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Beyond the New Orleans Saints' quarterback transition from Drew Brees to Jameis Winston, and the club's month-long displacement by Hurricane Ida, there has been the challenge of having half-dozen or more prominent players unavailable because of injury or suspension.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans exercised options on four former first-round draft choices, including star forward Zion Williamson, and added undrafted rookie guard John Petty Jr. to their roster.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new video game development project based in New Orleans will create 75 new jobs with an average annual salary of $100,000, state officials said Wednesday.
Possibility Space is a project of entrepreneur Jeff Strain, who is known for creating Seattle-based ArenaNet, which was acquired by NCsoft, and Undead Labs, which was acquired by Microsoft.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The zoo in New Orleans is vaccinating great apes against COVID-19, and plans to vaccinate cats, otters and animals related to otters.
The Audubon Zoo recently received enough of the two-dose animal vaccine for its four gorillas and four orangutans, spokeswoman Annie Matherne said Wednesday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The future of power forward Zion Williamson and the trajectory of the New Orleans Pelicans will be prominent, interwoven subplots throughout this NBA season.
It’s Year 3 for Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin and his overhaul of the franchise.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints got back to deploying versatile running back Alvin Kamara in the passing game and also got back to winning.
Kamara's touchdowns rushing and receiving, not to mention his 123 yards from scrimmage in Sunday's 33-22 victory over Washington, helped New Orleans cross the 30-point threshold for the first time since Week 1.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Billionaire Richard Branson said it was an honor and a once-in-a-lifetime experience to don a drum major’s uniform and march ahead of a New Orleans high school band.
But some of the Catholic school’s fans apparently were less enthusiastic about Branson's appearance Thursday with the St.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans hopes a temporary shift to once-weekly garbage collections will help address the piles of trash and debris that have piled up along streets across much of the city.
Mayor LaToya Cantrell's administration Saturday announced the change to its solid waste collection as a way to bring a level of consistency to residents.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The group behind the wave of houses decorated to look like floats during this year's pandemic-curtailed Mardi Gras is continuing the tradition in 2022 while the mayor weighs whether to allow parades during the upcoming Carnival season.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Conditions deteriorated at a warehouse housing evacuated nursing home patients, five of whose deaths were linked to Hurricane Ida, because widespread and unexpected storm damage interrupted essential services, the nursing homes' owner says.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Civil rights advocates asked federal appeals court judges Friday to revive a lawsuit they filed against a Mississippi prosecutor accused of routinely rejecting Black jurors in criminal cases simply because of their race.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans City Council voted unanimously on Thursday to approve a $15-per-hour minimum wage for city workers, starting Jan. 1.
“Our work is not done, but this is a big win," Councilmember Jared C.
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — Legalized sports betting has started in Louisiana with the first wagering parlor opened at a tribal casino, as the state readies for its largest gambling expansion in decades.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan figures he and the rest of New Orleans' defensive front can, and should, disrupt quarterbacks more than they have lately.
Jordan doesn't have a sack through the first four games of 2021 after taking down quarterbacks 48 times during the previous four seasons.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A barge company responsible for a Mississippi River oil spill that significantly damage shoreline habitat in south Louisiana in 2008 has agreed to pay $2.1 million in damages and buy and preserve a wildlife habitat just miles from downtown New Orleans.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new retrial date of April 4 was set Wednesday for the man who killed ex-NFL star Will Smith in 2016 following a confrontation over a traffic crash in New Orleans.
Cardell Hayes remains free on bond after his earlier manslaughter conviction in Smith’s death was overturned because the trial jury verdict was not unanimous.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former employee at a south Louisiana post office has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing mail, prosecutors said.
Harold Saintes Jr., 52, of Franklin, entered the plea Tuesday to one count of theft of mail, the U.S.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Several students at two universities in New Orleans have reported to authorities that they believe their drinks were spiked at bars near those campuses, police said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 2017 lawsuit challenging former New Orleans prosecutors for hardball tactics, including the issuance of fake subpoenas and the jailing of crime victims who wouldn't cooperate with investigators, was settled Tuesday in federal court.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sixteen of the 49 Louisiana hospitals that regularly deliver babies have met new standards aimed at improving the state’s poor performance involving deaths resulting from pregnancy.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton generally doesn't like to dwell on losses.
A new week brings a new game, new matchups and a new scheme that may emphasize some players and de-emphasize others relative to the previous week.
COVINGTON, La. (AP) — A judge’s order to give the deworming drug ivermectin to a critically ill COVID-19 patient invites more lawsuits demanding unapproved drugs for life-threatening illnesses, a Louisiana hospital says.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A shooting in the French Quarter left a man dead early Monday, police said.
A statement by the New Orleans Police Department said a man was found lying on the sidewalk near the intersection of Burgundy and Conti streets before dawn.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady rallied the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 19-17 victory over the Patriots on a rainy Sunday night in his return to New England, with Ryan Succop hitting the winning 48-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Jameis Winston, Alvin Kamara and the Saints' offense broke the huddle to start a drive with nine minutes left in regulation, New Orleans looked poised to close out a victory in its first game in front of a full Superdome in more than a year.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Daniel Jones and the indefatigable New York Giants faced down deafening crowd noise in the Superdome, erased an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter and broke into the win column in a game fittingly decided on the final play.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A mass for judges, lawyers and others in legal professions will be celebrated Monday morning at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans.
The Red Mass is among many around the state and country, usually sometime in the fall as legal sessions begin.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two men who admitted to the fatal shooting of an armored truck guard at a New Orleans bank in 2013 have each been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
U.S. District Judge Lance Africk sentenced Chukwudi Ofomata, 34, and Lilbear George, 31, on Wednesday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's largest health system is ratcheting up pressure to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Ochsner Health told employees it will charge them a monthly premium of $200 if a spouse or domestic partner covered under an Ochsner health plan is not vaccinated, The Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate reports.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the New Orleans Saints finished polishing off the Patriots last weekend, they did something they had not done for about a month.
They boarded a plane for New Orleans, where they had not been as a team since Aug.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration says it has followed a court order to schedule an offshore oil and gas lease sale for the Gulf of Mexico after the Democratic president's moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on federal lands was blocked by a judge.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints owner Gayle Benson's succession plan for the NFL's Saints and NBA's Pelicans calls for the sale of the team to a buyer who intends to keep the clubs in New Orleans, the teams' owner says.
NEW YORK GIANTS (0-3) at NEW ORLEANS (2-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: Saints by 7 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Jameis Winston isn't trying to lead the NFL in passing.
The last time he did that, his team missed the playoffs and he got replaced.
Now in a new phase of his career with the New Orleans Saints, Winston is relishing victories no matter how they come.
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — Three Mississippi cities and Birmingham, Alabama have been awarded grants to improve their train stations ahead of the planned return of Amtrak service to the Gulf Coast.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It wasn't so long ago that Saints coach Sean Payton was designing and calling some of the most prolific passing offenses the NFL had ever seen.
That was the Saints' identity for most of the past 15 years, when Drew Brees was their quarterback.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two longtime Louisiana inmates who expected to serve 10 years and six months behind bars but remain incarcerated decades later may soon go free under deals with New Orleans’ prosecutors.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — There was brinksmanship with a whiff of ransom.
In the aftermath of a citywide blackout that lasted for days after Hurricane Ida hit on Aug. 29, dissatisfaction among residents and city leaders was growing with utility company Entergy New Orleans and its parent, utility giant Entergy Corp.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is inviting people to join the new state poet laureate’s first public reading through two online venues.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fatal head-on crash between barges pushed by two towboats in Louisiana was caused by inadequate communication and failure to broadcast their total sizes, the National Transportation Safety Board says.
Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielson, defensive assistant Brian Young and offensive assistant Dan Roushar will not attend New Orleans' game at New England on Sunday because of COVID-19 protocols, the club announced Friday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A genetic testing company based in Salt Lake City is helping a historically Black and Catholic university in New Orleans create a genetic counseling program.
The donation from Myriad Genetics will support initial development and launch of the program, including scholarships, internships, and joint research initiatives, Xavier University of Louisiana said in a news release Friday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The death toll has risen from seven to 15 among nursing home residents evacuated before Hurricane Ida to a warehouse where conditions were found too squalid for safety, the state health department said Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid calls for investigations following major power losses during Hurricane Ida, the power company subsidiary that provides electric service to New Orleans said Tuesday it's ready to discuss having the city assume control of the municipal power system.