New Orleans

Big Freedia and Sissy Nobby carry the torch — but the next generation is just as lit.
Happy Mardi Gras ... don't choke!
A thief stole seven king cakes — about as many as he could carry — during a break-in last week
Connick, 97, died peacefully at his home in New Orleans with his wife, Londa, and children — Suzanna and musician and actor Harry Connick Jr. — by his side.
The man appeared to be having a mental health emergency and was incoherent and not fully aware of his surroundings, authorities said.
The New Orleans singer hit No. 2 in 1971 with the smash, which has been heard in TV and movies ever since.
Joseph Washington is accused of starting a blaze that killed his 5-year-old daughter and two sons, ages 8 and 3, in New Orleans.
A flyer circulating on Facebook advertised a drawing for a semi-automatic rifle to support victims of domestic violence.
“I was asked later if this was a hate crime, but I said the hate crime wasn’t who started the fire. ... The hate crime was the reaction after the fire," a survivor said.