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5 things you need to know Wednesday

5 things you need to know WednesdayThe biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 16 minutes ago
LSU

LSU in rare underdog role at home v. Ole Miss

LSU in rare underdog role at home v. Ole MissLSU will be favored to lose at home on Saturday for the first time since 2009.
  • LSU
  • 16 hours, 33 minutes ago
Politics

Where to vote early

Where to vote earlyHere is some information on where to vote and what's on the ballot for the Nov. 4 election.
  • Politics
  • 21 hours, 23 minutes ago
TV

Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dollsA petition started by a mom in Florida led to the demise of the dolls.
  • TV
  • 13 hours, 10 minutes ago
Saints

Report: Pierre Thomas out 2-3 weeks with shoulder injury

Report: Pierre Thomas out 2-3 weeks with shoulder injuryThe struggling Saints received some more bad news this week as an NFL.com report says running back Pierre Thomas will miss 2-3 weeks with a shoulder injury.
  • Saints
  • 20 hours, 38 minutes ago
Orleans

Times-Picayune to close printing operations, drop 100 jobs

Times-Picayune to close printing operations, drop 100 jobsThe Times-Picayune will move its printing and packaging operations to Mobile in the next 12 to 15 months, resulting in the loss of about 100 jobs, according to a story on the paper's web site, NOLA.com.
  • Orleans
  • 20 hours, 53 minutes ago
Weather

Local Forecast

Local ForecastPleasant October weather hangs around for a while
  • Weather
  • 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
Crime

NOPD: 15-year-old boy, female killed in separate shootings

NOPD: 15-year-old boy, female killed in separate shootingsPolice are investigating a fatal early morning shooting in the Desire area, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
  • Crime
  • 21 hours, 28 minutes ago
Local

Schools earning A or B on state performance scores jump

Schools earning A or B on state performance scores jumpThe number of Louisiana public schools earning an A or a B under the state's performance grading system has gone up from 575 a year ago to 607 this year.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 39 minutes ago
Orleans

Man carjacked near Tulane Avenue

Man carjacked near Tulane AvenueThe NOPD is looking for a carjacking suspect after a man had his car stolen, apparently at gunpoint, early Tuesday morning.
  • Orleans
  • 19 hours, 47 minutes ago
Local

Skeleton found in abandoned Belle Chasse home

Skeleton found in abandoned Belle Chasse homeDeputies recovered skeletal remains inside of an abandoned Belle Chasse home Monday morning, according to the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
News

Two indicted in St. John amoeba case

Two indicted in St. John amoeba caseTwo St. John the Baptist Parish employees were indicted in connection with the deadly amoeba investigation, according to a spokesman for the Louisiana Attorney General.
  • News
  • 17 hours, 1 minute ago
Recipes

Chef Belton Recipe: Shrimp & Artichoke Soup

Chef Belton Recipe: Shrimp & Artichoke SoupChef Kevin Belton joins the Eyewitness Morning News in Frank's Kitchen to make a great cold-weather meal, Shrimp & Artichoke Soup.
  • Recipes
  • 21 hours, 49 minutes ago
Saints

Sean Payton encouraged despite Saints' devastating loss

Sean Payton encouraged despite Saints' devastating lossDespite a devastating 24-23 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton was largely upbeat on Monday, encouraged by his team's effort and marked improvement.
  • Saints
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Crime

LSU sprinter accused of forcible rape

LSU sprinter accused of forcible rapeLSU sprinter accused of forcible rape
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  • 1 day ago
Orleans

New report calls for changes to NOPD retaliation policy

New report calls for changes to NOPD retaliation policyMonday the Independent Police Monitor presented its recommendations on how the New Orleans Police Department can improve its policy on retaliation and in a rare move, city leaders are turning to the community for help.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
News

Jindal: Report any state travel to Ebola countries

Jindal: Report any state travel to Ebola countriesGov. Bobby Jindal has ordered every part of state government under his control to start reporting any travel to countries where people might catch the Ebola virus.
  • News
  • 23 hours, 52 minutes ago
Orleans

Many New Orleans walk signals don't work

Many New Orleans walk signals don't workA WWL-TV follow up report reveals that many walk-don't walk signals are still not working in the busy New Orleans tourist corridor.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
LSU

Miles not yet thinking about 2015 QB

Miles not yet thinking about 2015 QBLes Miles has proven to be an expert at several things as LSU's football coach the last 10 years – fakes, fourth down conversions, fourth quarter comebacks, double-digit winning seasons, frequent national championship contention and how to win without much at...
  • LSU
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Hurricane

Tropical Update

Tropical UpdateTD #9 could become Hanna
  • Hurricane
  • 9 hours, 15 minutes ago
Jefferson

Power pole knocked down in Metairie - 350 without power

Power pole knocked down in Metairie - 350 without powerA power pole has been knocked down in Metairie and about 350 buildings in the immediate area are without power.
  • Jefferson
  • 14 hours, 34 minutes ago
Local

Indictment: Two St. John employees lied about water checks

Indictment: Two St. John employees lied about water checksState police say two St. John the Baptist Parish employees lied about daily checks on water quality, putting more than 12,000 people in danger.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 38 minutes ago
Local

Veteran WWL-TV photographer Larry Schirling dies at 62

Veteran WWL-TV photographer Larry Schirling dies at 62Larry Schirling, a veteran WWL-TV news photographer who covered a wide range of stories during a 30-year career at Channel 4 - from hurricanes and politics to crime, the environment and news of the Northshore region - died suddenly at his home in Covington early...
  • Local
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Saints

NFL Power Rankings

NFL Power Rankings1/ Dallas Cowboys 6-1 (last week 1)No reason to drop the Cowboys.<br /> (Photo by RonaldMartinez/Getty Images)
  • Saints
  • 21 hours, 47 minutes ago
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