| Mar 24, 2010
Louisiana blues singer
Marva Wright, 62, who sang traditional jazz and gospel but was better known for sultry, sometimes bawdy blues songs, died Tuesday in New Orleans of complications from two strokes she suffered last year, said Adam...
| Apr 21, 2010
| 6:34 PM
Dorothy Height, who was called the queen mother of the civil rights movement through seven decades of advocacy for racial equality — including 41 years as president of the National Council of Negro Women — has died. She was 98.
| Jun 9, 2010
New Orleans - Some call it Sesame Street for adults! The Tony Award-winning musical "Avenue Q" has made a stop here in New Orleans.
The play incorporates humans and puppets.
Nicky is a puppet, played by actor Michael Lisco, Jr. Nicky likes to drink beer...
| Dec 15, 2010
New Orleans - Do you like Spam...alot? Not the mystery meat in a can, but Monty Python's "Spamalot" musical comedy! The Broadway Across America play is now performing in New Orleans. Wednesday morning on "Good Morning New Orleans", reporter Chriss...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Tackling the murder rate and violent crime these are issues Mayor Mitch Landrieu talked about in his State of the City address. Landrieu addressed a packed Mahalia Jackson theater, pointing out the progress in the city, but he's not satisfied with the...
| Aug 11, 2010
All schools listed below will be closed Thursday, August 12 due to bad weather conditions. All schools should reopen Friday, August 13 if weather permits. Stay with ABC26 News for further information.
Morris Jeff Community School
| Sep 20, 2010
The 6th Districts September Anti-Crime Walk be on Wednesday, September 29, at 630. We will began at the location of 2504 Jackson Ave ( Mahalia Jackson Early Childhood Center). Officers will be split into two groups to cover more grounds.
| Aug 8, 2011
She was the mightiest voice of the greatest female trio in gospel.
And if she had wished it, Chicagoan DeLois Barrett Campbell surely could have been a far bigger star singing solo in jazz, blues, pop, Broadway, you name it.
But Campbell and her...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 1:57 PM
The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) today announced that all OPSB traditional and charter schools will open for class on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. Students will have a full day of instruction and be released at their normal dismissal times.
| Dec 2, 2011
The rumors change daily. Chris Paul could go to New York, could become a Laker, could -- well -- take your pick.
But if Paul wears another jersey this year, the loss will go far beyond the hardwood because as good as he is with a basketball, he's just as...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:12 PM
The New Orleanian who help give the world "Rhythm and Blues" will be enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Recording Engineer Cosmo Matassa is among ten new members.
Matassa was the sound engineer for great artists like Fats Domino, Dave...