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Crime

Destrehan teachers accused of sex with student

Destrehan teachers accused of sex with studentThe teacher, 34-year-old Shelley Dufresne, is charged with carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
  • Crime
  • 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
Nation

Texas girl taken by mom 12 years ago rescued in Mexico

Texas girl taken by mom 12 years ago rescued in MexicoSabrina was rescued in a secret mission near Mexico City and returned to the U.S.
  • Nation
  • 11 minutes ago
News

Ebola virus confirmed in Dallas patient

Ebola virus confirmed in Dallas patientThe Centers for Disease Control has confirmed that a patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for the Ebola virus.
  • News
  • 23 hours, 2 minutes ago
Orleans

St. Charles streetcar line named historic landmark

St. Charles streetcar line named historic landmarkhe St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, the oldest operating streetcar system in America, has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
  • Orleans
  • 6 hours, 31 minutes ago
Crime

Airline Hwy. store robbed for 6th time in two months

Airline Hwy. store robbed for 6th time in two monthsThe NOPD is looking for help in identifying a man they say robbed the Magnolia Discount Store at 9201 Airline Highway Sunday evening.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Northshore

Northshore animal shelter struggling with overcrowding

Northshore animal shelter struggling with overcrowdingTwo dogs from an extreme cruelty case in Independence are the newest residents at the Tangi Humane Society.
  • Northshore
  • 19 hours, 52 minutes ago
Chef Kevin Quick Tips

Chef Belton's Quick Tips: Using ladles for measuring

Chef Belton's Quick Tips: Using ladles for measuringChef Kevin Belton says ladles make ideal measuring devices.
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  • 4 hours, 30 minutes ago
Orleans

Bigger plans to create more local throws

Bigger plans to create more local throwsCome Mardi Gras, parades roll and just about anything flies, including beads, beads and more beads.
  • Orleans
  • 20 hours, 25 minutes ago
Crime

NOPD: Man dies in stabbing at Algiers apartment

NOPD: Man dies in stabbing at Algiers apartmentPolice are on the scene of an early morning homicide in Algiers.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

11 convicted, cut off from benefits over SNAP fraud

11 convicted, cut off from benefits over SNAP fraudThe Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services says 11 residents, who fraudulently received more than $81,000 in food and child care benefits, have been convicted.
  • Local
  • 1 day ago
LSU

LSU in rare underdog role against Auburn

LSU in rare underdog role against AuburnOther than in games against Alabama in recent years, LSU is usually favored to win. That will not be the case Saturday when the No. 15 Tigers (4-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) play at No. 5 Auburn (4-0, 1-0 SEC). Auburn is a nine-point favorite.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Orleans

3-ton cannon moved for exhibit

3-ton cannon moved for exhibitA Spanish cannon used in the Battle of New Orleans and weighing nearly 3 tons has been lowered by pulleys, chains and human muscle onto a new gun carriage like one that once might have held it on a naval ship.
  • Orleans
  • 20 hours, 52 minutes ago
Jefferson

Entergy La. customers in line for small refund

Entergy La. customers in line for small refundThe typical Entergy Louisiana residential customer is in line for a one-time refund of about $8 on an upcoming bill.
  • Jefferson
  • 1 day ago
Opinion

DuBos: Rape victims shouldn't be billed

DuBos: Rape victims shouldn't be billedMaking rape victims pay for the crimes of their attackers is an outrage. Many victims say they feel violated all over again.
  • Opinion
  • 19 hours, 50 minutes ago
Crime

JPSO: Couple had infant with them during burglary, chase

JPSO: Couple had infant with them during burglary, chaseA New Orleans couple was arrested by Jefferson Parish deputies after they allegedly had their seven-month-old child with them during a burglary and subsequent chase with the sheriff's office.
  • Crime
  • 20 hours, 26 minutes ago
Crime

Police find woman, 82, dead in her wheelchair

Police find woman, 82, dead in her wheelchairBaton Rouge police say they found an 82-year-old woman dead in her wheelchair, unclothed, surrounded by feces, trash and a horde of gnats and fruit flies.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Weather

Rain chances increase

Rain chances increaseThe chance for wetter weather is increasing for the middle of the week.
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  • 6 hours, 58 minutes ago
Crime

Sheriff: Barnes & Noble employee stole $46K in merchandise

Sheriff: Barnes & Noble employee stole $46K in merchandiseA Barnes and Noble employee is facing money laundering charge, computer fraud and theft charges for allegedly stealing around $46,000 worth of store merchandise and then selling the items through eBay, according to Mandeville Police.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Nation

Body of missing Ark. real estate agent found in shallow grave

Body of missing Ark. real estate agent found in shallow graveSuspect admits kidnapping the victim because she was 'a rich broker.'
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Saints

Saints have no reason to be angered by 1-3 start

Saints have no reason to be angered by 1-3 startThe Saints' loss to Dallas on Sunday evening elicited a wide-range of emotions from players and coaches.
  • Saints
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Pelicans

Pelicans know patience for winning season running out

Pelicans know patience for winning season running outAnthony Davis doesn't see the point to thinking about what might happen to the only NBA coach he's had if the New Orleans Pelicans fail to make the playoffs again this season.
  • Pelicans
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
NFL

NFL Power Rankings Week 4

NFL Power Rankings Week 410/ Houston 3-1 (last week unranked) If they don't have to get into a high scoring matchup, they can beat just about anyone. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
  • NFL
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

Vote for the Academy Sports Game of the Week

Vote for the Academy Sports Game of the WeekChoose the game you'd like to see WWL-TV feature Friday night.
  • News
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Orleans

Civil Service backs 20 percent raise for NOPD officers

Civil Service backs 20 percent raise for NOPD officersAfter seven years without a single raise, police unions argue any raise for New Orleans officers is long overdue and well-deserved.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
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