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Akein Scott, man identified as suspect in shooting at Second Line Mother's Day parade, New Orleans, Louisiana, undated image released by New Orleans Police Department. (AP Photo)

19-year-old man sought in N.O. parade shootings

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police and federal authorities were searching early Tuesday for a young man who is suspected of opening fire at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans, wounding 19. Police […]

05/14/2013

Surveillance video showing man in white T-shirt, identified by police as suspect in shooting at Second Line Mother's Day parade, New Orleans. (AP Photo)

Police vow to solve shootings of 19 in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Video released early Monday by New Orleans police shows a possible suspect in the Mother’s Day gunfire that wounded 19 people during a neighborhood parade. The grainy surveillance video shows a […]

05/13/2013

Crowd on Bourbon Street, New Orleans

Travel to New Orleans

If you’re headed to New Orleans for the big game, we’ve got an insiders advice from Catherine Hamm, travel editor for the LA Times. Listen to her report with Maggie McKay here.

02/01/2013

Bourbon Street preaching law challenged in court

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A street preacher is challenging an ordinance in New Orleans that restricts religious or political speech on Bourbon Street after dark. The federal lawsuit filed Thursday by New Orleans pastor Paul […]

09/20/2012

On Bourbon Street, party but don't preach at night

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A ban on preachers along Bourbon Street after dark is creating a First Amendment fight. The ordinance against aggressive solicitation was put in place nearly a year ago, but arrests during […]

09/14/2012

Bartender not pursuing charges against Gooding Jr.

(AP) – A bartender who claimed that Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. pushed her doesn’t plan to pursue criminal charges against him, managers at a New Orleans bar said Wednesday. On Tuesday, police issued […]

08/02/2012

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