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High School

Tribute for murdered West St. John football coach

Tribute for murdered West St. John football coachSpecial tribute for murdered West St. John H.S. football coach before Friday night game
  • High School
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Saints

Should NFL realign after NFC South debacle?

Should NFL realign after NFC South debacle?The league should consider realignment to prevent a repeat of this looming postseason embarrassment.
  • Saints
  • 20 hours, 29 minutes ago
Crime

Man shot mutliple times in New Orleans East

Man shot mutliple times in New Orleans EastPolice are investigating a shooting in New Orleans East.
  • Crime
  • 11 hours, 47 minutes ago
Crime

Woman shoots, kills husband

Woman shoots, kills husbandA woman shot her husband several times after an alleged domestic dispute in New Orleans East Friday night.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Health

Could medical marijuana solve state's budget woes?

Could medical marijuana solve state's budget woes?While a small group of states is cashing in on cannabis, the question is being raised if medical marijuana has a future in Louisiana with pot and politics starting to mix in some circles.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Elections

Early voting begins Saturday for Dec. 6 elections

Early voting begins Saturday for Dec. 6 electionsEarly voting begins Saturday for Dec. 6 elections
  • Elections
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Nation

3.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Dallas-Fort Worth

3.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Dallas-Fort WorthThe 3.3 magnitude quake was centered near Irving, according to the USGS.
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  • 12 hours, 38 minutes ago
News

Drunk driver hits police car and leaves officer injured

Drunk driver hits police car and leaves officer injuredDrunk driver hits police car and leaves officer injured
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  • 1 day ago
David Hammer

Latest fatality offshore re-ignites safety debate

Latest 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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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

Speed, impairment and no seat belt are factors in fatal Tangipahoa crash

Speed, 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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  • 1 day ago
Crime

Police: Man shot after stealing iPhone

Police: 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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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Nation

2 innocent men freed after 39 years in prison

2 innocent men freed after 39 years in prisonWitness, 13 years old at the time, said Cleveland police detectives badgered him.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
News

Prep Football Scores

Prep Football ScoresPrep Football Scores from New Orleans on Friday night.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
News

Vote for the High School Play of the Week

Vote for the High School Play of the Weekhttp://usatodayhss.com/2014/09/cox-communications-play-of-the-week-round-2
  • News
  • 21 hours, 27 minutes ago
Saints

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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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Weather

Local Forecast

Local ForecastRain ending
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  • 11 minutes ago
Food

Po-Boy Fest expands area hopes to give people more room to roam

Po-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.
  • Food
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Nation

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry dies

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry diesThe former four-time mayor and city councilman was 78.
  • Nation
  • 19 minutes ago
Action

Action Report: McMain teachers upset over parking tickets

Action 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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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Local

16-year-old son cited in crash that killed his family

16-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.
  • Local
  • 2 days ago
Northshore

Northshore DA race gets dirty heading into early voting

Northshore DA race gets dirty heading into early votingNorthshore DA race gets dirty heading into early voting
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Nation

Officials: Ferguson area is prepared for protests

Officials: Ferguson area is prepared for protestsCounty executives say they expect level heads and a focus on the long term.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours 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
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Nation Now

Ferguson grand jury won't reconvene until Monday

Ferguson grand jury won't reconvene until MondayFerguson grand jury won't reconvene until Monday
  • Nation Now
  • 15 hours, 17 minutes ago
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