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Community shocked after body found stuffed in garbage canCommunity shocked after body found stuffed in garbage canNew Orleans police say a woman's body was found stabbed and stuffed in a garbage can on Danneel Street.
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Questions raised over court renovation costsQuestions raised over court renovation costsIt's been on the drawing board since 2009, but plans to renovate the building shared by New Orleans' Municipal and Traffic courts have not progressed beyond constantly changing – and increasingly costly – architectural blueprints.
- Mike Perlstein
- 1 day, 8 hours ago
Man arrested for stealing pony, leaving it for deadMan arrested for stealing pony, leaving it for deadLast Christmas, a shetland pony named Maverick became the center of 6-year-old Roy Hayden's world.
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Orleans school tax measure on Dec. 6 ballotOrleans school tax measure on Dec. 6 ballotOn December 6, voters will decide whether to renew and re-direct an existing 4.97 mill property tax toward keeping school buildings shiny and new.
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Police release full video of shooting of Ohio boy, 12Police release full video of shooting of Ohio boy, 12Tamir Rice was brandishing a fake gun when he was shot by police.
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Passenger shoots two in car on I-610Passenger shoots two in car on I-610A passenger riding in a vehicle on I-610 East Sunday evening did not take kindly to being cut off by another car.
- 15 hours, 45 minutes ago
NOPD seeking suspects in two Subway robberiesNOPD seeking suspects in two Subway robberiesThe New Orleans Police Department is looking for two unknown males wanted in connection with armed robberies at two different Subway sandwich shops in Algiers.
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Saints TE's passionate thoughts on Ferguson go viralSaints TE's passionate thoughts on Ferguson go viralSaints tight end Benjamin Watson's post on Facebook about the Ferguson decision and protests in Missouri has gone viral.
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New implant treats chronic acid refluxNew implant treats chronic acid refluxWhile most people will feel uncomfortable after overeating on Thanksgiving, for some people it happens every day.
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Darren Wilson: 'No way' Brown had his hands upDarren Wilson: 'No way' Brown had his hands upGeorge Stephanopoulos crows about first interview with cleared Ferguson cop Darren Wilson.
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2 FBI agents, police officer shot in Mo.; suspect dead2 FBI agents, police officer shot in Mo.; suspect deadTwo FBI agents were shot in north St. Louis County early Wednesday morning.
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Armstrong airport packed with Thanksgiving crowdsArmstrong airport packed with Thanksgiving crowdsAntwan Harris tells you about some of the delays you might face if you're flying out of New Orleans this Thanksgiving.
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Local ForecastLocal ForecastNice Thanksgiving
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Suspect wanted for two Jefferson Parish robberiesSuspect wanted for two Jefferson Parish robberiesThe suspect allegedly robbed a Subway restaurant and a Shell station.
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Biggest ticket Black Friday deals onlineBiggest ticket Black Friday deals onlineIn my continued search to save you time and money, this year for Black Friday I'm leading a team of more than a hundred people to find you every big deal and doorbuster online so you don't have to ruin your Thanksgiving or line up!
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Saints have to be thankful they reside in NFC SouthSaints have to be thankful they reside in NFC SouthIf there's anything the New Orleans Saints can be thankful about this holiday season it's that they reside in the NFC South, where the punch lines are plenty and the wins are not.
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Early voting period draws to a closeEarly voting period draws to a closeWith the Thanksgiving holiday, there are just two more days to vote before the Dec. 6 election.
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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 Sean previews Friday's local matchups.
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Snow, rain snarl Thanksgiving eve travelers in EastSnow, rain snarl Thanksgiving eve travelers in EastA messy storm brought drenching coastal rain and heavy inland snow to the East.
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Skrmetta files defamation lawsuit against opponentSkrmetta files defamation lawsuit against opponentPublic Service Commissioner Eric Skrmetta has filed a defamation lawsuit against his opponent during a contentious runoff election, and has succeeded in getting radio attack ads silenced, at least for now.
- David Hammer
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NOPD stops Ferguson protesters from entering I-10NOPD stops Ferguson protesters from entering I-10Dozens of protesters gathered at Lafayette Square to not only show their support for Michael Brown and his family, but to protest Officer Darren Wilson's use of deadly force.
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Missing 11-year-old Slidell boy foundMissing 11-year-old Slidell boy foundPolice are asking for help finding an 11-year-old boy who last seen Sunday evening.
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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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- 18 hours, 14 minutes ago
Destrehan teacher in sex scandal has house arrest modifiedDestrehan teacher in sex scandal has house arrest modifiedA former Destrehan High School teacher, accused of having sex with a student, now has more freedom to leave her home.
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Pinpoint ForecastPinpoint ForecastAlexandra Cranford has the forecast for Thanksgiving Day, November 27.
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Chef Belton's tips for turkeyChef Belton's tips for turkeyChef Belton says you should start your turkey roasting upside down and then flip it.
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Worker shocked doing construction on Tracey'sWorker shocked doing construction on Tracey'sA construction worker has been seriously injured after being shocked Wednesday night on top of Tracey's Bar.
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In Your Area
The St. Louis County NAACP made a special delivery to business owners in Ferguson whose buildings were burned down by protesters.
Owner of a Ferguson antiques shop Jenice Andrews pleaded with looters not to destroy her business in Ferguson, unsuccessfully. She said her dream was shattered, but not broken."
Tyron Woodley a two-time All American wrestler at University of Missouri, who's also from Ferguson, Missouri, says he is outraged by what happened in his hometown.
This Thanksgiving, Ferguson residents say they are still looking at the good side of things and feeling "thankful" despite the violence and negativity.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday pardoned a turkey named Cheese in an annual Thanksgiving tradition at the White House. The President even petted the turkey. His daughters however, declined the invitation.
They may not have been able to go home for the holidays, but young soldiers at Fort Story were treated to an early Thanksgiving feast with all the fixings, with their new Army family.
This cross country team won the state championship in old, donated shoes. But someone who saw their story thought they deserved some brand new gear and decided to make it happen.
A family reconnects with the heartbeart of their son who in his death, gave the gift of life.
Despite the torching of a police car and dozens of arrests, police said a second night of protests was "much better" than the arson and widespread violence the night before. Protesters in Ferguson inspired demonstrations across the U.S.