New Orleans

Man stops to check his vehicle in N.O. East on Friday, gets held up then shot: NOPD

A man pulled over his pickup truck just off Interstate 10 in New Orleans East to check his vehicle on Friday (April 21) when he was held up by two …

Louisiana

Mom of jailed No Limit rapper talks impact of incarceration: 'Not just a DOC number'

Sheila Phipps and her husband tried to raise their six children to be productive citizens in New Orleans, she said. When her son, Mac Phipps, found …

Death Penalty

Prom 2017: East St. John High celebrates 'champion' night

East St. John High School students got their turn on the Prom 2017 dance floor on Saturday (April 22). They headed to Club XLIV in Champions Square …

Louisiana

By apologizing for selling slaves Georgetown honors their descendants: Opinion

<i>"And what shall we do, we who did not die?</i><p><i>What shall we do now? How shall we grieve, and cry out loud, and face down despair? Is there an honorable</i> …

Georgetown University

Covington 10, Lakeshore 1: Lions roar with another win to close the regular season

COVINGTON 10, LAKESHORE 1<p>At Lakeshore High, Saturday (April 22), Non-District game<p>Records: Covington (20-11); Lakeshore (19-14)<p><b>HOW IT WAS …

Louisiana

Trump skips White House Correspondents' Dinner to hold 100th day rally

President Trump on Saturday announced plans to hold a campaign rally in Pennsylvania on April 29, marking his 100th day in office.<p>The White House did …

Louisiana

Trump awards Purple Heart to wounded soldier at Walter Reed

On a rainy spring Saturday, President Donald Trump paid a visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, awarding a Purple Heart to a soldier …

Veterans

Impatiens that love the sun: Compact SunPatiens are a new Louisiana Super Plant

Impatiens have long been our go-to plant for shady flowerbeds. The common garden impatiens (<i>Impatiens walleriana</i>) thrive in shady to partly shady …

Flowers

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline …

Health Care

Man shot in Metairie on Saturday, Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says

A man was shot in Metairie on Saturday morning (April 22), authorities said.<p>The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said the man's injuries were …

Crime

How to get rid of Virginia buttonweed once and for all

<b>QUESTION:</b> I'm desperately trying to get control over Virginia buttonweed in my lawn. It has been a major problem during the past few summers. I see …

Gardening

Time for Saints to trade for Patriots CB Malcolm Butler is quickly approaching

We're nearly two months removed from the start of the New Orleans Saints' flirtation with Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler.<p>His name swirled as …

NFL

LSU football spring game under the lights at Tiger Stadium: live updates

The LSU football spring game is set for a 7 p.m. Saturday kickoff at Tiger Stadium.<p>The spring game will be the first with head coach Ed Orgeron, who …

Louisiana

NOPD is committed to a 'daily fight to protect the people of this city': Opinion

<b>By Mayor Mitch Landrieu</b><p>Four hundred and twenty-four.<p>Four hundred and twenty-four people were murdered in New Orleans in 1994. Three hundred and …

Louisiana

LSU spring game: TV channel, time and live stream information

LSU fans will get their first glimpse of Ed Orgeron's 2017 team during the Tigers' National L-Club Spring Game in Tiger Stadium Saturday night at 7 …

Lsu

Teaching with the sharks: Diving educator turns aquarium into classroom

Wendy DeMers has the coolest classroom in New Orleans.<p>It's 18 feet high and filled with 400,000 gallons of manmade saltwater. And she shares it with …

Education

LSU makes top 7 for IMG Academy WR Joshua Moore

Wide receiver is a big-time need for LSU in the 2018 recruiting class, and one of the best wideouts in the country just named LSU in his top …

Buffalo Sabres

Remembering Pat Browne, New Orleans' blind golf champion, 84

<i>(Editor's Note: Pat Browne Jr., a blind professional golf champion from New Orleans, died Thursday at the age of 84. The following is a reprint of</i> …

Golf

Daily diet soda drinkers three times more likely to have stroke, dementia: study

Americans trying to stay healthy have abandoned sugary drinks for diet drinks in droves over the past few decades on the theory that the latter is …

Longevity

Read all our April articles on New Orleans and its changing population

The greater New Orleans area and its people are changing, whether we see it or not. New people are calling the metro area home, while others are …

Louisiana

The price of justice doesn't cover the bills: Column

The money cities generate from bail bonds and conviction fines and fees is not enough to be relied upon.<p>On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled 7-1 on the <i>Nelson v. Colorado</i> case, which shows just how reliant cities are on revenue from the mainly poor users of the criminal justice system.<p>The Colorado …

Louisiana

“It’s not a dinner party, it’s just supper:” Monday nights with Pableaux Johnson

Pableaux Johnson has a table. It’s a big wooden hulk of a table the New Orleans photographer inherited from his grandmother. Over the many years he’s …

Louisiana

How to make the Atlanta Braves' new blackened catfish po'boy tacos

<i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's April 10 MLB Preview Issue. Subscribe today!</i><p>Blackened catfish po'boy tacos<p><b>Cost:</b> $12/3 tacos | <b>Estimated</b> …

Seafood

Attorney for beleagured New Orleans renters fights uphill battle

Terrilyn Jefferson first knew she had a roach infestation when she started seeing the bugs crawling out of her kitchen ceiling lamp. Soon, they were …

Housing

Casamento’s Tops List of Seafood Dives — But it Isn't a Dive

And more top dining intel<p>Coastal Living magazine has listed the “20 All-Time Best Seafood Dives” in the U.S. <b>Casamento’s</b> is listed as number eight on the list. Perhaps the bigger news is that Casamento’s is a dive (really?). “Seafood dives are all about fresh catch, comfort foods, flip-flops and a …

Restaurants

Saint Cecilia Throws Open Its Doors Across From French Market

The new restaurant and bar is from the team behind St. Lawrence<p><b>Saint Cecilia</b> (<i>91 French Market Place, New Orleans</i>), the newest offering from the owners of <b>Saint Lawrence</b>, quietly opened across the street from the French Market. Ian McNulty reports that the new spot is in the “old warehouse space on …

Louisiana

Lakeshore 13, Beau Chene 5: Resilient Titans headed to Sulphur for first time

ARNAUDVILLE – It appears April 21 is a good day for the Lakeshore softball team.<p>Two years ago on that date, the Titans won the first playoff game in …

Louisiana

Baton Rouge mayor's new top administrator claims college degree he doesn't hold: report

When Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome announced this week the long-awaited hiring of her chief administrative officer, she declared Troy Bell …

Louisiana

Belle Chasse 4, Crowley 1: Cardinals survive last inning scare and advance to Sulpher

<b>(4) BELLE CHASSE 4, (13) Crowley 1</b><p><i>at Belle Chasse High School, Monday (April 21), Class 4A Second Round</i><p><b>Records:</b> <i>Belle Chasse 24-6; Crowley 21-11</i><p><b>HOW</b> …

Baseball

(3) St. Amant 8, (14) Northshore 1: Panthers' season ends at hands of Alyssa Romano, Gators

<i>At St. Amant High School, Friday (April 21), Class 5A second-round playoff game</i><p><b>Records:</b> Northshore (24-11) at St. Amant (25-4)<p><b>HOW IT WAS WON</b><p>The game …

NFL