State of N.O.

Landrieu: New Orleans is on a roll, but must keep improving


New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu today touted gains and recognized challenges facing the city. Landrieu presented a vision for "a stronger more resilient city, in fact a city for the ages."
In his annual State of the City Address, Landrieu said, "We are making incredible progress, but... Read more
Expansion

Convention Center looks to build new riverfront neighborhood


Developers have proposed expansion plans that could drastically change the face of riverfront property adjacent to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The Convention Center is looking to build what amounts to a new riverfront neighborhood.  Read more...
 
Tourism Boom

BP now credited with Gulf Coast tourism boom


Years after the infamous BP oil spill soiled Gulf Coast beaches, the oil giant is now being credited with increased tourism in the region.  Read more...
 
Puppy Theft

Cops arrest alleged puppy thief


Northshore authorities say they have nabbed a puppy thief. "The apprehension was made following a traffic stop initiated by Sergeant Cliff Laigast for an unrelated traffic offense... Read more
Pataki Run

Former NY GOP governor Pataki will run for president in 2016


Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president. In a video posted Thursday morning, Pataki says America needs to recapture the spirit of unity that spread through the country in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Read more...