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Police late Monday identified a 19-year-old man as a suspect in the shooting of about 20 people during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, saying several people had identified him as the gunman captured by surveillance camera videos. Superintendent...
A pair of brothers have been charged with attempting to murder 20 people during a shooting spree at a parade on Mothers Day in New Orleans, and four other people have been arrested for allegedly harboring the fugitives during an intense manhunt, officials...
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NEW ORLEANS -- The suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded in New Orleans was taken into custody Wednesday night, police said. Akein Scott, 19, was arrested in the Little Woods section of eastern New Orleans, police...
NEW ORLEANS — She grew up crawling around the dining room of her family's French Quarter restaurant, lost under crisp white tablecloths stamped with fleurs-de-lis and smoke drifting from gentlemen's cigars, a towheaded child nicknamed "The Wildness....
MOBILE, Ala. – The first real glimpse of what life has been like for those stranded aboard a Carnival cruise ship adrift in the Gulf of Mexico came late Thursday as passengers began to disembark at the port in Mobile, a process that stretched into...
FrameworkOvercast skies and the threat of rain couldn't dampen the revelry of Mardi Gras in New Orleans as parades took to the streets Tuesday, showering costumed merrymakers with trinkets of all kinds. The parades began around dawn, led by clarinetist Pete...
A tornado touched down in a southern Mississippi college town Sunday evening, officials said, inflicting "significant damage" and injuring at least 10 people. "We do have significant damage throughout the city,” Kyle Hopkins, emergency...
Mardi Gras is next Tuesday -- got your king cake? At first sight, it may come across as, well, a little unusual. A large wreath-shaped cake bedazzled in vibrant shades of purple, green and gold — there's nothing subtle about it. It might be...
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The Superdome folks might want to get their money back on this one. An electrical device whose sole purpose was to prevent a power outage caused the Super Bowl blackout, the stadium's power company said Friday. Officials of Entergy New Orleans said...
It’s Mardi Gras every day inside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, but on Fat Tuesday -- Feb. 12 -- a variety of Vegas headliners will join the regular cast of colorfully costumed characters in the Show in the Sky, the resort’s nightly free...
NEW ORLEANS — One thing you can say about New Orleanians: They know how to punt. When the date for Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII was set, there could have been a loud gasp: It was scheduled right in the middle of the city's hectic Carnival season....
Patina’s black truffle dinners are back: Downtown L.A.’s Patina will be offering three-, five- and seven-course tasting menus during the restaurant’s annual black truffle dinner series today through Friday. This year’s menu will...
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