Mardi Gras is in full swing in New Orleans.
Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday of accepting bribes and free trips from contractors in exchange for helping them clinch millions of dollars in city work when he was in mayor of New Orleans.
New Orleans police said Thursday that they had arrested a second suspect in a shooting rampage that left 19 people injured at a Mother's Day parade.
At least 19 people were injured on Sunday when multiple gunmen opened fire on a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, police said.
Four people are shot and wounded on Bourbon Street in New Orleans this weekend.
Five people standing outside a grocery store on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in New Orleans were wounded in a drive-by shooting on Monday.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is indicted today by a Federal Grand Jury.
As the 350-mile wide Hurricane Isaac inches toward the gulf coast, the city of New Orleans is in preparation mode, and the Army Corps of Engineers says the city is ready for whatever comes its way. That was perhaps not the case seven years ago almost to the day when Hurricane Katrina hit. A Texoma family experienced that first hand.