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Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Released From Prison Due To Pandemic

Nagin served just over half of a 10-year sentence.

Essence Fest 2020 Canceled After New Orleans Mayor Suggests Ban On Large Events

Due to the global pandemic the annual festival will go virtual for the first-time ever.

New Orleans Bounce Music Pioneer 5th Ward Weebie Dies At 42

Tributes are pouring in for the NOLA legend. 

Come As You Are: PJ Morton On New Album, Individuality And Journey Towards Nirvana

The New Orleans native acknowledges that his music doesn’t always fit into a mainstream box. Still, his passion for his craft has paid…

Baton Rouge Police Chief Apologizes For Hiring Cop Who Killed Alton Sterling

"The actions and the character of Salamoni do not reflect how BRPD operates as an organization.

New Orleans Teen Accepted Into 115 Colleges, Offered $4 Million In Scholarships

A New Orleans teenager has a big decision to make as she prepares to attend college this fall. Antoinette Love, a student at International High School of New Orleans…

Man Arrested For Threatening To Blow Up A Bathroom When Referring To Bowel Movement

A New Orleans man found himself in police custody after threatening to blow up a restaurant bathroom. However, the 30-year-old claims he wasn’t talking about actual…

Promising Rapper Young Greatness Shot And Killed In New Orleans

New Orleans native and budding rapper Young Greatness has died at the age of 34. The rapper, who was signed to Cash Money, was killed in a shooting early Monday (Oct…