Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.
After two inches of snow fell in parts of Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana on Tuesday, traffic in some places came to a standstill for 24 hours. Thousands of children had to spend the night at school and rescue crews brought food and water to stranded drivers.
New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has held a workout with veteran receiver Randy Moss, who is trying to make a comeback after spending a year out of football.
A Minnesota real estate investor has bought a bankrupt Louisiana race track for $726,000, a fraction of its original cost.