Weekend memorial events set for singer-musician Dr. John
Weekend memorial services have been scheduled in New Orleans for singer and musician Malcom "Mac" Rebennack Jr., better known by his Voodoo-inspired stage name, Dr. John.
NYC Fire Department: Helicopter pilot has died
The New York City Fire Department says the pilot of a helicopter that crashed on a Manhattan skyscraper rooftop has died.
Louisiana retailers will have to apply to sell CBD products
Louisiana's Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control says it will release applications for retailers who want to sell CBD products on June 17.
‘Dr. John,’ funky New Orleans ‘night-tripper’ musician, dies
The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, has died. He was 77.
Louisiana’s medical marijuana inhalation bill wins passage
Louisiana's medical marijuana patients will be allowed to inhale cannabis, under a bill headed to the governor's desk.
Sports betting alive again on last second effort
Sports betting legalization is alive again after it was amended onto a bill that would regulate fantasy sports.
Catholic school principal quits after DC strip club arrest
A Louisiana Catholic school principal has been arrested after visiting a strip club while on a school field trip to the nation's capital.
Hemp, CBD regulation bill wins backing of Louisiana Senate
The Louisiana Senate agreed Saturday to legalize hemp production and create regulations for businesses selling CBD products around the state.
Police shoot wrong-way driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street
Louisiana State Police say a trooper shot and wounded a man driving the wrong way on New Orleans' tourist-filled Bourbon Street.
Morganza spillway opening postponed to June 6
Plans to open a Mississippi River spillway in Louisiana for the third time ever have been put off for four days because the river's rising more slowly than expected.