New Orleans

On Tuesday afternoon Louisiana and the city of New Orleans specifically, were ravaged by a tornado that left incredible damage and jeopardized residents that happened to be in its wake. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards officially declared a state of emergency as thousands were left without power and severely damaged homes. https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/829085703585796096 CBS News has […]

The accused shooter faces a life sentence. He's expected to argue self-defense.

Chase's restaurant was a popular staple in the Treme neighborhood––frequented by political figures from Martin Luther King Jr. to President Barack Obama.

The violence took place during the weekend of the Bayou Classic in the New Orleans tourist hotspot.

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants to settle several long-standing civil rights claims against the city over several notorious episodes of police violence in the days after Hurricane Katrina 11 years ago.

Despite what's going on in her personal life, she was in New Orleans with family dancing in a traditional second line funeral.

In a love letter Smith wrote for his family and friends in 2011, he stressed, "When I die I don't want people to cry. I lived a wonderful life."

Sixteen people were shot in a hail of gunfire Sunday night at Bunny Friend Park in New Orleans. According to reports, multiple people began firing shots into a crowd of more than 300.

In this special edition of the NewsOne Top 5 we take a look at the top news stories during a summer that gave us plenty to talk about and reflect on. Read more about them, below.

The New Orleans School Board’s firing of 7500 employees in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina lacked decency, leadership and integrity. SEE ALSO: CBC Message To America: Some…