Candidate for New Orleans Mayor announces bid with rap video

Charles O. Anderson, a New Orleans visual artist, wants to end murder in the city.

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In-depth: The best #WrongScottWalker ever

I expected a few misdirected, angry tweets targeting me, the wrong Scott Walker, but last night was unlike any other for me on social media.

Gov. Edwards calls for second special session to address budget crisis (full release)

Governor determined to fully fund TOPS, health care, K-12 education, and higher education   BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor John Bel Edwards issued the call, or agenda, for a second special session of the Louisiana Legislature to address the remaining $600 million budget shortfall for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2016. The […]

Video: My look back at the year in Louisiana politics

From the Governor’s office to the Sheriff’s office, change was the name of the game in 2015. Here’s my look back.

Council President Jason Williams implements rules and procedures for public comment on Monuments Ordinance

The “Monuments Ordinance,” will be heard at the Thursday, December 17 Special City Council Meeting at 10 a.m.  Here are the rules and procedures, set by Council President Jason Williams:  – Comments will be limited to 30 minutes per side.  – Each speaker will receive 2 minutes to speak. – No one will be allowed […]

Vote on “Monuments Ordinance” set for Dec. 17

According to a media release from the New Orleans City Council, the “Monuments Ordinance” will be heard on Thursday by the Committee of the Whole following the regular Council meeting. The Committee of the Whole will convene no earlier than 2:00 p.m. In addition, a Special City Council Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. […]

On the road: Tonight’s gubernatorial debate at Louisiana Tech

The debate airs live at 6 p.m. on WDSU.

WDSU gubernatorial debate airs live Thursday at 6 p.m.

All four of the leading candidates in the race to succeed Gov. Bobby Jindal are expected to take part in the first major debate of the campaign — one which will air live from the studios of WDSU TV.

Former New Orleans mayor Marc Morial responds to Ray Nagin’s 10-year sentence

“Justice has been served for the wrongdoing committed, and this matter can finally be put behind us,” he said. “The biggest tragedy in this day is that it is a reminder of the corrosion of trust and misuse of power that are counter to the ideals of public service. I pray for my city, and […]

Ray Nagin sentencing coverage on WDSU

WDSU’s coverage begins at 10 a.m. Click through for details.

Aerial photos of demonstrators who shut down CBD traffic

The sit-in was staged by members of The Workers Center for Racial Justice at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office.

Slideshow: President Obama Lands in New Orleans

President Obama is in town to deliver a speech on the economy at the Port of New Orleans.

Video: Pregnant Woman Nearly Faints During President Obama Speech

The president jokingly said this is what happens when he talks too much.

Alabama Congressman Jo Bonner Resigns

Alabama first district Republican Congressman Jo Bonner has resigned to take a job as vice chancellor of government relations and economic development at the University of Alabama System.

Councilwoman Stacy Head Headlines Press Club’s 2013 Gridiron Show

Next Tuesday (3/19) is a chance for you to attend a no-holds-barred event featuring the news media and public officials taking shots at each other. Sounds great, right? Councilwoman Stacy Head is the headliner of this year’s Press Club of New Orleans Gridiron Show… and nothing is off limits.