Nation Apr 21

The sun sets after All Souls Day behind crosses on the tombs at the Greenwood Cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana
Catholic bankruptcy case rulings clouded by judge’s donations

An Associated Press investigation finds a federal judge donated tens of thousands of dollars to New Orleans’ Roman Catholic archdiocese and consistently ruled in favor of the church amid a contentious bankruptcy involving nearly 500 clergy sex abuse victims.

Nation Feb 21

A member of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club parades down St. Charles Avenue during Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Mardi Gras celebrations spread both joy and worry over crime

The violence appeared to have little effect on Monday night crowds. St. Charles Avenue, including the area where gunfire broke out, was again lined with people dancing, drinking and eating in a football tailgate atmosphere as they awaited the evening's…

Politics Sep 06

New Orleans political patriarch Moon Landrieu dies at 92

Former New Orleans Mayor Moon Landrieu — whose early, lonely stand against segregationists in the Louisiana legislature launched a political career at the forefront of sweeping changes on race — died Monday, a family friend confirmed. He was 92.