Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are among the speakers slated to address a gathering of the nation's sheriffs in New Orleans.
The sheriff's and district attorney's offices in New Orleans are defending their recording of some conversations between inmates and their lawyers as a security measure, despite criticism that it violates attorney-client privilege.
A former New Orleans police officer was sentenced to five years in prison Friday on malfeasance and obstruction of justice charges connected to the 2015 death of a fellow officer.
A man who robbed a New Orleans bank of $1,100 kept the money for only about 90 minutes before he called the FBI to confess, according to court documents accompanying his guilty plea this week.
Jury selection begins anew Wednesday for a man who smuggled excrement into a New Orleans courtroom and smeared it on his face and head — short-circuiting his trial in the death of a New Orleans police officer.
A Louisiana man imprisoned for nearly four decades has been cleared in a 1979 rape and is preparing to walk free.
The man hired to run the long-troubled New Orleans jail in 2016 resigned Monday amid continued problems at the lockup, including inmate suicides, fights and drug overdoses.
Attorneys have made their opening statements in the trial of the man who fatally shot former NFL player Joe McKnight.
Almost a year after charges against him were formally dropped in a 1992 crime spree, a man who spent more than 20 years behind bars is seeking damages from the New Orleans district attorney's office.
The trial in a road-rage shooting that left former NFL football player Joe McKnight dead was set to begin with jury selection Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb.
A Louisiana teacher was removed from a school board meeting, forcibly handcuffed and jailed after questioning pay policies during a public comment period.
Promotion of religion is "engrained" in a Louisiana school district, a parent said in a federal lawsuit, and her family has been shunned and criticized for objecting to religious activities.
A Louisiana man convicted in a multi-million dollar health care fraud scheme in 2013 now faces federal charges — along with four other men — in the 2012 slaying of a witness in the case, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Louis Age Jr., 68, his son Louis Age III, 47, and three others face multiple charges that include conspiracy to obstruct justice by murder and conspiracy to commit murder for hire.
A Louisiana appeals court is considering the case of a man serving a 60-year-sentence for his role in a deadly 2014 gunfight that left a bystander dead on New Orleans' Bourbon Street.