Ochsner Hospital’s Transplant Institute gathered to celebrate the gift of life at its annual Transplant Patient Holiday Party on Friday (Dec. 1) to honor hundreds of transplant recipients, living donors, and their family members.
Baton Rouge’s own Seimone Augustus, a generational player who made a transformational impact on women’s basketball, was elected to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday night as she added to her long list of accomplishments throughout her career.
Two men from Covington, identified as Willard Purkel Jr., 51, and his son Colby Purkel, 27, have been apprehended on charges stemming from their involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021, breach of the U.S. Capitol.
A delegation of Ukrainians visited New Orleans on Thursday and took part in an event at Tulane University. They say they came to thank Louisiana for its support and to let the public know how U.S. support of Ukraine is helping America's economy. Ukraine is also taking lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina for its rebuilding of war-torn areas.
Union leaders representing Regional Transit Authority workers called out RTA leadership for its negotiating tactics and working conditions at Thursday’s (11/30) New Orleans City Council transportation committee meeting.