Louisiana Headlines

  • Razor blade in McDonald's burger sent her to the hospital — but she put it there, police say

    Police in Eunice, Louisiana, say 29-year-old Correill Bradley wound up in the hospital after biting a razor blade in her burger at a local McDonalds that she planted. She was charged with criminal mischief and theft, of the razor blade

  • NFL awards Super Bowls to Arizona, New Orleans

    The NFL made it official Wednesday morning: Arizona and New Orleans will get Super Bowls in 2023 and 2024. The decision had been expected this week as the NFL owners meet for their spring meeting in Atlanta. Super Bowl LVII will be played at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, in 2023, while Super Bowl LVIII will take place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans in 2024. The Superdome, which last hosted the NFL's championship game in 2013, will be hosting the Super Bowl...

  • NFL awards Super Bowl to Arizona (2023), New Orleans (2024)

    The NFL has awarded future Super Bowls to Arizona and New Orleans. The decision was made Wednesday at the league's annual spring meeting in Atlanta, which will host the 2019 Super Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The 2023 title game will be played at University of Phoenix Stadium in...

    ABC News
  • Drummer accused of stealing from Fats Domino won’t be tried

    Prosecutors won’t pursue charges against a drummer accused of stealing rare coins and a passport from famed New Orleans musician Fats Domino.

  • 'Plainly unconstitutional': New Orleans jail records inmates' calls to lawyers

    Prosecutors in the city can and do listen in to conversations that elsewhere are seen as subject to attorney-client privilege When Gerard Howard was arrested on suspicion of heroin possession, in 2015, the New Orleans district attorney’s office had a problem. The syringe he was found with came back from the lab with no illegal substances detected. Prosecutors wanted to convict Howard on paraphernalia charges but there was no proof the needle was intended to be used for anything illicit. So they...

    the Guardian
  • How mistakes by state and local prosecutors can lead to unfair trials

    The lessons of Corey DeWayne Williams's case.

    Washington Post