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Carnival Glory returns to New Orleans

The Carnival cruise ship damaged Friday in a collision with another Carnival vessel is on its way back to its home port in New Orleans, the cruise line said.

ICE deports Hard Rock Hotel whistleblower

ICE deported Joel Ramirez Palma to his native Honduras, rejecting his lawyers' request that he be allowed to stay in New Orleans as a potential witness in the investigation into what caused the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel on Oct. 12.

New Orleans opens $1B airport terminal

For all the perfect Dooky Chase gumbo, Sazerac cocktails and live jazz that bathe New Orleans in unmatched flavors and rhythm, the Big Easy's 60-year-old airport passenger terminal left much to be desired.

Olga is bringing heavy rain to the Gulf Coast

Even as power was fully restored late Saturday morning at New Orleans' main airport, nearly 84,000 customers in the region were still without electricity as the remnants of Tropical Storm Olga moved across the Gulf Coast.

Worker detained by ICE following hotel collapse

A worker who fell down three stories after the Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans partially collapsed was detained by immigration officials two days later, his spokesperson and immigration authorities say.

New Orleans Hard Rock cranes to be blown up due to approaching storm

The City of New Orleans plans to bring down two cranes at the construction site of the Hard Rock Hotel that collapsed over the weekend, killing at least two people, according to New Orleans Fire Chief Timothy McConnell. Authorities are citing a potential tropical storm that could enter the area by Friday night.

Barry weakens to a tropical depression

Joseph Colbert felt a sense of gratitude as he surveyed the damage to his Louisiana mobile home after Tropical Storm Barry shattered windows and peeled the roof.