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- Tribute for murdered West St. John football coach
- Woman shoots, kills husband
- Could medical marijuana solve state's budget woes?
- Early voting begins Saturday for Dec. 6 elections
- Timing of grand jury verdict still unclear
- Temps warm up; wet weekend ahead
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Speed, impairment and no seat belt are factors in fatal Tangipahoa crashSpeed, impairment and no seat belt are factors in fatal Tangipahoa crashSpeed, impairment and no seat belt are factors in fatal Tangipahoa crash
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Police: Man shot after stealing iPhonePolice: Man shot after stealing iPhonePolice say a 28-year-old man shot another man in the chest after being robbed of his iPhone.
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Latest fatality offshore re-ignites safety debateLatest fatality offshore re-ignites safety debateInvestigation of cleaning worker's death raises questions about oversight of contractors, but data shows improvement
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Prep Football ScoresPrep Football ScoresPrep Football Scores from New Orleans on Friday night.
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Nuggets stomp PelicansNuggets stomp PelicansKenneth Faried and Arron Afflalo scored 19 points each, Wilson Chandler had 18 and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 117-97 on Friday night.
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Po-Boy Fest expands area hopes to give people more room to roamPo-Boy Fest expands area hopes to give people more room to roamIf you're one of the thousands who's been to the Po' Boy Festival in the past and couldn't move around because of the tight crowds, there is good news. This year it will be different after unexpected success.
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2 innocent men freed after 39 years in prison2 innocent men freed after 39 years in prisonWitness, 13 years old at the time, said Cleveland police detectives badgered him.
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Saints S Pierre Warren happy to be 'home'Saints S Pierre Warren happy to be 'home'Pierre Warren was hanging out at his friend's apartment in Minnesota Sunday afternoon after watching the Vikings lose to the Chicago Bears when his phone rang. On the other end, his agent was calling some exciting news: the New Orleans Saints had claimed him off of...
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Action Report: McMain teachers upset over parking ticketsAction Report: McMain teachers upset over parking ticketsWhen construction began on the new gym at McMain High School, it closed the campus parking lot. Teachers started getting tickets because the surrounding neighborhood is in one of the city's Residential Parking Permit zones.
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16-year-old son cited in crash that killed his family16-year-old son cited in crash that killed his familyMichael and Trudi Hardman had always talked about taking their six children to Disney World, and just a week before Thanksgiving, it seemed their "dream trip" was to be a reality.
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Northshore DA race gets dirty heading into early votingNorthshore DA race gets dirty heading into early votingNorthshore DA race gets dirty heading into early voting
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Officials: Ferguson area is prepared for protestsOfficials: Ferguson area is prepared for protestsCounty executives say they expect level heads and a focus on the long term.
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Checking in on 5A-1A playoff predictionsChecking in on 5A-1A playoff predictionsWe check in on prep writer Sean McGoey's 5A-1A playoff picks, and the USA TODAY Score Predictor picks Friday's winners.
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Checking in on select playoff predictionsChecking in on select playoff predictionsWe check in on prep writer Sean McGoey's select playoff picks, and the USA TODAY Score Predictor picks Friday's winners.
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House GOP sues White House over health care lawHouse GOP sues White House over health care lawA lawsuit challenges the administration's use of executive orders.
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Mid-City art deco building has uncertain futureMid-City art deco building has uncertain futureThe current owner, Southern Recycling has filed an application with the city to demolish the building and replace it with a metal structure.
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Coalition questions school tax campaignCoalition questions school tax campaignEarly voting starts in two days, and in Orleans Parish you get to decide on whether or not to pass a school maintenance tax proposition.
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Who Dat, Bengals fan bury hatchet over beignetsWho Dat, Bengals fan bury hatchet over beignetsIt's a story that was viewed online by 11.5 million people. But now the two strangers involved in the controversial football catch at Sunday's Saints game talk for the first time in an emotional meeting, hoping their 15 minutes of social media fame ends before...
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1 dead, 3 injured in oil platform explosion off coast of La.1 dead, 3 injured in oil platform explosion off coast of La.Worker from Turnkey Cleaning Services killed on a platform about 15 miles off the Plaquemines Parish coast on Thursday.
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Saints Insider report: Brees confident without CooksSaints Insider report: Brees confident without CooksNew Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees sought to minimize the loss of the team's second leading receiver on Thursday, while also giving the impression that the offense won't skip a beat.
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How Anthony Davis became the scariest force in the NBAHow Anthony Davis became the scariest force in the NBAThe Pelicans star has a penchant for pranks, but his dominance this year has been no joke.
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'Saints Killer': Steve Smith returns to 'Dome'Saints Killer': Steve Smith returns to 'DomeWide receiver Steve Smith, a.k.a "the Saints Killer" has been more than a thorn in the side of the New Orleans Saints over the years. He's actually been more of a dagger – and one that's terrorized the Black and Gold during his 13 seasons with the...
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Saints pick up receiver off Seahawks practice squadSaints pick up receiver off Seahawks practice squadThe New Orleans Saints signed wide receiver Jalen Saunders off the Seattle Seahawks practice squad on Wednesday, waiving running back Brian Leonard to make room.
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Training exercise prepares for local terror attacksTraining exercise prepares for local terror attacksControlled chaos covered the Army National Guard campus Thursday morning in Hammond.
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Advocates ask Supreme Court to review La. gay marriage banAdvocates ask Supreme Court to review La. gay marriage banGay-rights advocates challenging Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban want the U.S. Supreme Court to review their case before it is heard by a federal appeals court.
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Secret Service arrests armed woman outside White HouseSecret Service arrests armed woman outside White HouseArmed woman reported arrested outside White House shortly after President Obama addressed nation
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Fatal accident claims 5 family members headed for vacationFatal accident claims 5 family members headed for vacationFive members of a Texas family en route to a family vacation at Disney World were killed when their SUV rolled over on I-20, ejecting six of the vehicle's eight occupants.
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Churches and buildings across the St. Louis area will open their doors as safe spaces for protestors and anyone who wants a peaceful place to gather their thoughts. There will also be medics, therapists and first aid supplies.
NASA says there is "strong evidence" that a deep global ocean lies beneath the surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa. It's challenging traditional beliefs of what is needed to sustain life.
The death toll of the snowstorm in Buffalo now stands at 13. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the snow removal process is now underway. He said people in the area should brace for possibly extreme flooding as temperatures rise.
Five members of a Texas family were killed when their SUV rolled over on the way to Disney World. Both parents were teachers. Police believe their 16-year-old son fell asleep at the wheel.
Los Angeles and the experts at Cars.com are some of the first in the country to see what automakers are planning for the next year. Editor Kelsey Mays takes a look at the useful to the ridiculous on the floor of the show.
A 10-year-old girl is turning her birthday gifts into Christmas gifts for other children.
Amy Strickland, a high school assistant principal, apologized for retweeting a post about interracial dating, which many considered racially insensitive. She said her own daughters attended prom with African-Americans.
Two feet of snow on a roof can weigh 19 tons. Because of that, emergency rescue crews are dealing with numerous roof collapses across western New York following the second round of lake-effect snow, county officials said.
Florida State University students gathered to show solidarity with Thursday's campus shooting victims.