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Orleans

Fundraiser held for NOPD officer shot during detail

Fundraiser held for NOPD officer shot during detailCommunity members rallied Wednesday night around a wounded NOPD officer ambushed by two men and then shot outside a popular Marigny po'boy shop.
  • Orleans
  • 15 hours, 34 minutes ago
Health

No grain diet helped save ex-reporter's life

No grain diet helped save ex-reporter's lifeA doctor says we are causing early destruction of our brains with the typical American diet. And he says the science backs him up.
  • Health
  • 20 hours, 20 minutes ago
People

Cosby silent on rape allegations in new video

Cosby silent on rape allegations in new videoVideo has been released showing Bill Cosby asking a reporter to cut parts of an interview.
  • People
  • 14 hours, 54 minutes ago
Saints

Vaccaro's frustration demonstrates Saints in transition

Vaccaro's frustration demonstrates Saints in transitionKudos to Kenny Vaccaro. The New Orleans Saints safety finally stood up after Sunday's embarrassing 27-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals and let his frustrations pour out.
  • Saints
  • 19 hours, 2 minutes ago
People

Legendary director Mike Nichols dies at 83

Legendary director Mike Nichols dies at 83ABC announced the news Thursday morning.
  • People
  • 3 hours, 8 minutes ago
Northshore

Carjacking suspect tricked victim into picking him up

Carjacking suspect tricked victim into picking him upHe appeared to me that he was clutching his chest, and the closer I got, he just fell over, so my first instinct was to see if I could help him."
  • Northshore
  • 19 hours, 24 minutes ago
High School

Checking in on 5A-1A playoff predictions

Checking 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.
  • High School
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
High School

Checking in on select playoff predictions

Checking 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.
  • High School
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Local

LSP makes boy with cancer a trooper for day

LSP makes boy with cancer a trooper for dayLouisiana State Police granted the wish of an 11-year-old boy diagnosed with brain cancer by making him a trooper for a day.
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 57 minutes ago
Orleans

Advocates say budget cuts hurting foster care

Advocates say budget cuts hurting foster careGoofing around with a basketball, Michelle Hill looks like any other care-free 22-year-old. She's going to school and working at the SUNO bookstore. But her life is anything but typical.
  • Orleans
  • 15 hours, 37 minutes ago
Nation

Obama to announce immigration plan Thursday

Obama to announce immigration plan ThursdayPresident Obama schedules a Friday visit to Las Vegas to discuss actions on immigration.
  • Nation
  • 21 hours, 35 minutes ago
Orleans

Missing Delgado student alive and well in New York

Missing Delgado student alive and well in New YorkA Delgado Community College student from Arabi has been found in New York with family, according to a family source, who said Shroq Aziz called to tell family she was well.
  • Orleans
  • 20 hours, 7 minutes ago
Orleans

Aggressive 'gutter punks' have residents up in arms

Aggressive 'gutter punks' have residents up in armsBusinesses, tour guides and citizens are up in arms about a spike in what they're calling aggressive "gutter punks" in the French Quarter, claiming police aren't enforcing the law. The NOPD responds.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Orleans

11 groups bid on World Trade Center development

11 groups bid on World Trade Center developmentEleven firms and partnerships have responded to the city of New Orleans' request for quotes to redevelop the shuttered World Trade Center.
  • Orleans
  • 23 hours, 44 minutes ago
News

Two bodies removed from Lake Pontchartrain

Two bodies removed from Lake PontchartrainPolice are reporting that a body has been found in Lake Pontchartrain.
  • News
  • 1 day ago
David Hammer

Serpas: Needed other cops to expose bad ones

Serpas: Needed other cops to expose bad onesWhile serving on a panel discussing the police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., and the civil unrest that followed, Serpas fielded a question about the inspector general's rape report from fellow Loyola Professor Laura Hope.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Weather

Temps warm up; wet weekend ahead

Temps warm up; wet weekend aheadWarming up today
  • Weather
  • 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Pedestrian dies after being hit by SUV in Houma

Pedestrian dies after being hit by SUV in HoumaA 29-year-old Houma man was killed after getting hit by a SUV on LA 316 in Lafourche Parish Wednesday morning.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

Lakeview power outage cancels preschool in area

Lakeview power outage cancels preschool in areaA power outage in the Lakeview area has cancelled Cub Corner Preschool on Mount Carmel's campus and delayed the start of Mt. Carmel until 10 a.m.
  • News
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
NBA

Davis powers Pelicans past Kings 106-100

Davis powers Pelicans past Kings 106-100Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson power New Orleans Pelicans past Sacramento Kings 106-100
  • NBA
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Saints

Forecast: The 5 (six) most disappointing Saints seasons

Forecast: The 5 (six) most disappointing Saints seasonsRalph looks at the five (six) most disappointing seasons in Saints history.
  • Saints
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Nation

Racial gap in U.S. arrest rates: 'Staggering disparity'

Racial gap in U.S. arrest rates: 'Staggering disparity'Nearly 1,600 places had arrest rates more lopsided than Ferguson, Mo.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Health

Rare condition takes mom's life during childbirth

Rare condition takes mom's life during childbirthThe mother of Declan Jay Bugal died shortly after giving birth to what doctors at the Medical Center of Aurora described as a 7-pound, 4-ounce-miracle.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Business

Which stores are closed on Thanksgiving?

Which stores are closed on Thanksgiving?Some retailers say they are remaining closed so employees can enjoy the holiday too.
  • Business
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
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