Today is Mardi Gras, also called Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday, a French Catholic tradition that celebrates debauchery before Lent begins for Christians.
Neilson Rizzuto was identified as the suspected drunk driver who allegedly plowed into a crowd of people at the New Orleans’ Endymion parade, which is part of Mardi Gras.
At least 28 people were injured when a truck plowed into a crowd at the Endymion parade in New Orleans. Drunk driving is suspected, police said.
See Endymion parade photos and videos from the scene where a truck crashed into a crowd in New Orleans.
There was a mass tragedy incident at the New Orleans Endymion Parade as a truck drove into a crowd. See live stream video and photos.
At least three tornadoes were in Louisiana today, including a massive tornado in New Orleans. Here are photos of the tornado and the damage left behind.
A tornado touched down in New Orleans East, with severe damage reported in the area. Two other tornadoes touched down in Southern Louisiana as well.
These are videos of the destructive New Orleans East tornado from Tuesday, February 7. Find out more about the tornado and where it was seen here.
Don Lemon seemed tipsy to a lot of viewers on Twitter as he got his ear pierced in a bizarre New Year’s Eve 2017 TV appearance. Watch.
Rudy and Josh Johnson, the brothers of reality TV star Toya Wright, were reportedly killed in New Orleans early Sunday morning.
Jerman Neveaux, 19, has been charged in the murder of Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy David Michel Jr. in Harvey, Louisiana.
At least 16 people were wounded when gunmen opened fire at Bunny Friend Park in New Orleans on Sunday.
Euric Cain, 21, has been arrested in the shooting of Tulane University student Peter Gold, who was shot during an attempted robbery early Friday morning.
A Tulane University student was shot in the stomach during an attempted robbery in New Orleans, but survived after the robber’s gun jammed.
Robert Durst admitted to three killings in a HBO documentary miniseries about his suspected involvement in the murders. Durst was arrested Sunday.