5 bystanders shot, wounded in New Orleans police shootout

Authorities say five people waiting at a downtown New Orleans bus stop were wounded by gunfire during a police shootout with an armed robbery suspect
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Police: Man fails to open register, steals chicken instead

A man broke into a fast-food restaurant but couldn't open a cash register so New Orleans police say he decided to make off with some fried chicken instead
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Column: No love for the defense in Super Bowl 53

Defense dominated Super Bowl 53, but two worthy Patriots defenders were snubbed for MVP honors.
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Super Bowl reaches 100.7 million people, down from 2018

The Super Bowl reached 100.7 million viewers, continuing a downward trend that has lasted four years now
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Louisiana man convicted of killing wife, her boyfriend

A Louisiana man has been convicted of killing his estranged wife and her boyfriend after one of his children asked to talk to the boyfriend
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Xavier, Ochsner partner for new Master's degree program

Xavier University of Louisiana has partnered with Ochsner Health System to launch a new degree program
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Fertilizer company trying to halt wandering waste heap edge

Crews are hauling dirt to the edge of a fertilizer waste mountain in Louisiana and pumping out part of a lake of acidic water on top, hoping to stop an outward
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Fertilizer company trying to halt wandering waste heap wall

Crews are hauling dirt to the wall around a fertilizer waste mountain in Louisiana and pumping out a lake of acidic water within it, hoping to stop the wall's o
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House seeks baby criminal justice steps; Senate seeks leap

Lawmakers in Mississippi's House are proposing modest steps to ease sanctions on some people accused or convicted of crimes, but some senators seek much broader
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New Orleans police arrest man after rapper was gunned down

New Orleans police have arrested a man accused of being involved in the slaying of rapper Young Greatness outside of a Waffle House
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Man pleads guilty in restaurant robbery that killed woman

Louisiana man gets 89 years in prison for his role in restaurant robbery that killed a 21-year-old woman
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FEMA will issue flood insurance policies despite shutdown

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has reversed course and will go back to issuing and renewing National Flood Insurance Program policies
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FEMA stops issuing flood insurance policies due to shutdown

The Federal Emergency Management Agency told insurers it cannot issue or renew National Flood Insurance Program policies during a partial government shutdown
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Company with Turkish ties plans Louisiana factory

Louisiana offered $765,000 in incentives to a manufacturing plant with Turkish connections
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Retired Louisiana Supreme Court chief justice dies, 87

A retired chief justice of Louisiana's Supreme Court has died at the age of 87
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Louisiana law could restore voting rights to more felons

A new Louisiana law taking effect in March aimed at restoring voting rights to some former felons still under supervision may reinstate the rights to thousands
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Disbarment for ex-federal prosecutor in New Orleans

Louisiana's Supreme Court has disbarred a former federal prosecutor whose anonymous online posts led to turmoil at the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans and
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Saints owner Gayle Benson pays off $100K in Walmart layaways

New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson has paid off nearly $100,000 worth of layaway orders at a New Orleans Walmart
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Sheriff: Man pulls gun on Popeyes worker in condiments clash

A man is accused of pointing a gun at the manager of a Popeyes in Louisiana during a dispute over condiments
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With an eye on past problems, Facebook expands local feature

Facebook is cautiously expanding a feature that shows people local news and information, including alerts and stuff like road closures, crime reports and school
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The Latest: Man dies before voting, wife returns to vote

Election officials say a Mississippi man died on the way to vote with his wife who went back later to cast her ballot
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The Latest: Hyde-Smith vows to represent all Mississippi

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith says she will work hard to represent everyone in Mississippi regardless of whether they voted for her
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The Latest: Trump congratulates Hyde-Smith on Senate win

President Donald Trump is congratulating Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith on her election win
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The Latest: GOP US Sen. Hyde-Smith wins divisive runoff

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has won a divisive Mississippi runoff to remain in office
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