Accused Rapist Cab Driver Wants You to Know He's a Stand-Up Guy

A week or so ago, New Orleans cab driver Sohail Khan allegedly raped a female passenger after she fell asleep in the back of his cab. But then—plot twist!—just two days later he totally did a guy a solid by returning his lost wallet! Sooo...he's pretty much breaking even, right? Sohail Khan, PR wizard, seems to think… » 5/13/13 11:30am 5/13/13 11:30am

New Orleans Pastor Sues the City for His Right to Shout Gay Slurs on…

If you've ever been on Bourbon Street in New Orleans during a big festival, after the Sugar Bowl, during Mardi Gras, or just some Tuesday night when, for like no reason, the street is packed with wandering-eyed couples from Missouri, you've seen the inevitable cluster of Christians huddling around a tall cross and… » 9/20/12 11:55pm 9/20/12 11:55pm

A Brief New Orleans Photojournal of the Impending Hurricane

Ever wonder what it's like to be in the middle of New Orleans when a serious tropical weather event is bearing down it? Well, thanks to our unofficial Hurricane Isaac correspondent Lydia Mulero (who's decided to ride out the storm and send us some pretty pictures), you can get up close with the brave Michael Phelps… » 8/28/12 11:15pm 8/28/12 11:15pm

Channing Tatum Is Opening a New Orleansy-Sounding New Orleans Bar in…

Have you ever been to New Orleans? You can drink on the street there — it's magical. But you won't want to drink on the street for the sheer American novelty of it all after you plan your next trip to the Crescent City because Channing Tatum will soon be opening a bar on Bourbon Street where rumor has it (I'm starting… » 3/11/12 3:30pm 3/11/12 3:30pm

Tulane University Students Invoke “Widespread Rape” in Calling for…

Students at Tulane University say the uptown New Orleans neighborhood that cradles their campus has become so treacherous a gauntlet of violent crime that they're afraid to travel to and from school and are calling on university president Scott Cowen to devote more resources to ensuring their off-campus safety. Some,… » 1/28/12 1:35pm 1/28/12 1:35pm