Louisiana's state-regulated casinos all won less money in April than in March. The drop totals $35.8 million. Full story
Louisiana is the state with the worst gun murder rate in the nation. But while children take bullets on the streets of New Orleans, Louisiana legislators are making sure that guns are more available than ever. NBC Latino’s Raul Reyes, MSNBC host Ari Melber, former George H.W. Bush aide Joe Watkins,
Melissa Harris-Perry’s panelists talk about how gun violence has already had such a profound effect on the life of a 10-year-old boy in New Orleans. They also discuss legislators’ accountability on gun reform and Senator Mary Landrieu’s vote in favor of background checks.
Louisiana woman is hoping to find a fifth kidney after a lifetime of failed transplants and dialysis. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports.
John Feinblatt, chairman of Mayors Against Illegal Guns and chief policy advisor to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, talks with Rachel Maddow about why some red states are getting worse gun laws, not better, and why those laws matter.
Martin Bashir offers Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., some useful gun reform advice for the next time he speaks to the NRA in the wake of New Orleans’ Mother’s Day shooting.
Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this April 21, 2010 file handout image. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Files/Handout
NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 03: Willie Nelson and Family performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 02: American singer-songwriter Patti Smith performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on May 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 26: John Mayer performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.