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No resolution after key ruling in 2005 Katrina flood suit

No resolution after key ruling in 2005 Katrina flood suitIt remained unclear whether there will be a quick resolution in the 10-year-old lawsuit filed by property owners.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 51 minutes ago
NFL

NFL finds Patriots employees probably deflated balls

NFL finds Patriots employees probably deflated ballsAn NFL investigation has found that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs and that quarterback Tom Brady was "at least generally aware" of the rules violations.
  • NFL
  • 12 hours, 40 minutes ago
High School

Prep wrestling tournament may be moving

Prep wrestling tournament may be movingJim Ravannack is a successful businessman, president of USA wrestling and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee.
  • High School
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Jefferson

In severe weather, woman stopped to help rescue man in canal

In severe weather, woman stopped to help rescue man in canalWith tornadoes close by and severe weather all around, Gurina VanDamme was driving home on West Esplanade Avenue.
  • Jefferson
  • 5 hours, 12 minutes ago
David Hammer

Library donations to Mayfield jazz project questioned

Library donations to Mayfield jazz project questionedWWL-TV's exclusive investigation shows at least $863K went from Mayfield-led board to his Jazz Orchestra; trumpeter, friend make 6-figure salaries
  • David Hammer
  • 10 hours, 8 minutes ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Beatings killed unborn baby, police say

Beatings killed unborn baby, police sayA 36-year-old man from Gibson is accused of attacking his girlfriend multiple times, causing the death of their unborn child, authorities said today.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 13 hours, 16 minutes ago
Orleans

NCIS: New Orleans stars enjoying rousing success of show, city

NCIS: New Orleans stars enjoying rousing success of show, cityAs NCIS: New Orleans wrapped up its first season recently, the show was celebrating its rousing success.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Orleans

Old, crumbling Wisner overpass to be replaced

Old, crumbling Wisner overpass to be replacedPotholes, cracks, and bumps fill the lanes on the Wisner overpass.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Orleans

Victim haunted by rape helps with NOPD sex crime reform

Victim haunted by rape helps with NOPD sex crime reform"It still hurts me every day, I am not over it," says Stillson. "I'm not better, but I'm getting through it."
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Politics

Jindal won't let growing GOP field hurry his announcement

Jindal won't let growing GOP field hurry his announcementGov. Bobby Jindal said he doesn't feel any pressure to rush his expected announcement as a Republican presidential candidate even as the field vying for the nomination is growing by the day.
  • Politics
  • 14 hours, 25 minutes ago
Orleans

Massive snake spotted on Uptown porch, experts say common to New Orleans

Massive snake spotted on Uptown porch, experts say common to New OrleansMassive snake spotted on Uptown porch, experts say common to New Orleans
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Northshore

Police: Remorse led mother of discarded baby to confess

Police: Remorse led mother of discarded baby to confessSLIDELL- At 1 a.m. Tuesday, a 911 call came from the Canterbury House Apartments with the answer police had been looking for all day Monday-- who put a newborn baby in the complex dumpster?
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
News

Would you buy raw milk if it were legal in Louisiana?

Would you buy raw milk if it were legal in Louisiana?Illinois-native Sierra Majors was shocked to learn the sale of unpasteurized milk — more commonly referred to as raw milk — is illegal in Louisiana.
  • News
  • 17 hours, 39 minutes ago
World

Germanwings co-pilot tried a dry run hours before crash

Germanwings co-pilot tried a dry run hours before crashGermanwings co-pilot repeatedly set the plane into a descent, then brought it back up again.
  • World
  • 8 hours, 21 minutes ago
News

Residents protest health issues they say are associated with chem plants

Residents protest health issues they say are associated with chem plantsPeople in a small community up the river from the city, are blaming the large chemical plants in their neighborhood for serious health problems.
  • News
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
News

N.O. man admits to phoning in more than 40 bomb threats

N.O. man admits to phoning in more than 40 bomb threatsJahvar Hooks picked up a phone in August 2013 to call for an ambulance. The 31-year-old man said he needed help with his mental health. When the ambulance didn't come, he picked up the phone again -- and placed a call saying there was a bomb in a local school.
  • News
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
LSU

Collins' legal and contract options after being passed over in draft

Collins' legal and contract options after being passed over in draftLegal analyst Chick Foret speculates that Collins could lose out on at least $4-5 million by not being selected.
  • LSU
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Bicyclist struck and killed along highway

Bicyclist struck and killed along highwayPolice are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a bicyclist along La. 57.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Orleans

Suspect arrested in brazen French Quarter shooting

Suspect arrested in brazen French Quarter shootingPolice have arrested 22-year-old Rodney Jackson for a shooting in the French Quarter over the weekend.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Woman says deputy using cell phone hit her with patrol car

Woman says deputy using cell phone hit her with patrol carA woman alleges in a lawsuit that a Lafourche sheriff's deputy hit her with his patrol car in March, fracturing her leg while she was at work.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Crime

Police find child reported missing after mother killed in BR

Police find child reported missing after mother killed in BRBaton Rouge police are searching for the missing toddler after the child's mother was found dead in a vehicle from a gunshot wound.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Nicholls State faces credit watch due to budget

Nicholls State faces credit watch due to budgetNicholls State University isn't preparing for potential budget cuts at a time when there's a lot of uncertainly about its financial future.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Life

GiveNOLA day aims to raise $3M

GiveNOLA day aims to raise $3MThe annual online fundraising effort lasts from midnight to midnight May 5.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
News

Law enforcement stance on marijuana starts to shift in Louisiana

Law enforcement stance on marijuana starts to shift in LouisianaMarijuana enthusiasts and law enforcement don't agree on much. But there is one point both concede: Louisiana's marijuana laws are exceptionally strict.
  • News
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
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