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Orleans

Landrieu signs New Orleans' anti-smoking ordinance

Landrieu signs New Orleans' anti-smoking ordinanceIn three months it will no longer be legal to smoke in bars and while gambling in the Big Easy.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Orleans

111 arrested in sweep of drugs, guns in N.O. East

111 arrested in sweep of drugs, guns in N.O. EastMore than 100 people were arrested in an operation that targeted guns and drugs in New Orleans East, the DEA and NOPD announced Friday.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Child struck, killed by pickup in parking lot

Child struck, killed by pickup in parking lotA child was struck and killed by a pickup in the parking lot of the Dollar Tree on Canal Boulevard in Thibodaux this morning, police said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Orleans

Woman killed defending mother from stepfather

Woman killed defending mother from stepfatherA woman who was trying to intervene in a dispute that had her stepfather holding her mother at gunpoint, was shot and killed.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Orleans

Clothing compliment leads to shooting in Quarter

Clothing compliment leads to shooting in QuarterShooting was done in self-defense, police say
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Northshore

Trooper, nurse save choking child

Trooper, nurse save choking childA state trooper and a nurse came to the aid of a man holding a child who was choking on food.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Homepage

Traffic Update: Krewe du Vieux + Monster Jam

Traffic Update: Krewe du Vieux + Monster JamTraffic Update: Krewe du Vieux + Monster Jam
  • Homepage
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
News

New tech helps local drivers find parking lot spots

New tech helps local drivers find parking lot spotsYou can buy just about anything online these days, from clothing to cars to vacations. But how about a parking spot?
  • News
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Orleans

Suspect in slaying of Algiers woman arrested near Lafayette

Suspect in slaying of Algiers woman arrested near LafayetteState Police found the suspect at a Lafayette-area hotel.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Orleans

Maya Rudolph to address Tulane commencement

Maya Rudolph to address Tulane commencementSaturday Night Live alum and popular comedic actress Maya Rudolph will deliver the keynote address at Tulane University's commencement.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Orleans

State issues new ban on synthetic marijuana

State issues new ban on synthetic marijuanaThere's a new form of synthetic marijuana on the streets, and for some who have used it, the consequences have been deadly.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
David Hammer

BP claims administrator makes millions despite few claims paid

BP claims administrator makes millions despite few claims paidA court-appointed administrator paid just 1 percent of more than 12,000 medical claims over his first 10 months processing claims under BP's settlement with coastal residents and cleanup workers. The grand total of the payments to claimants: $169,650.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Film company searching for talented children for movie

Film company searching for talented children for movieFilm crews are once again scouring the bayous of rural southeast Louisiana in search of talented unknown children.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Crime

Guilty verdicts in slaying of 5-year-old girl, bystander

Guilty verdicts in slaying of 5-year-old girl, bystanderAll three defendants have been found guilty of killing a 5-year-old girl and a 33-year-old woman in a 2012 drive-by shooting.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Homepage

Property Tax deadline for New Orleans residents nears.

Property Tax deadline for New Orleans residents nears.The deadline for New Orleans residents to pay property tax is January 31, 2015.
  • Homepage
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Homepage

Police follow trail of blood, lead to arrest.

Police follow trail of blood, lead to arrest.Police follow trail of blood, lead to arrest.
  • Homepage
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Orleans

Benson's granddaughter heartbroken over family dispute

Benson's granddaughter heartbroken over family disputeAnother Tom Benson relative is speaking out against the family's bitter inheritance dispute.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Action

Action Report: Collecting donations for Houma's homeless

Action Report: Collecting donations for Houma's homelessIn Houma, experts say growing numbers of homeless are living under bridges, in culverts, even cemeteries.
  • Action
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Jefferson

Kenner searching for new lakefront attraction developer

Kenner searching for new lakefront attraction developerThe city of Kenner is one step closer to having its own lakefront attraction. This month, city officials began a nationwide search to find a developer that can turn the city's ambitious plans into a reality.
  • Jefferson
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Orleans

NOPD urging ex-cops in good standing to 'come home'

NOPD urging ex-cops in good standing to 'come home'The NOPD is going back to the future to help put a dent in the department's manpower shortage.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Northshore

Future of medical clinic in jeopardy amid power struggle

Future of medical clinic in jeopardy amid power struggleSince 2003, the Family Medical Clinic has been operated by St. Tammany Parish Hospital, with permission from the Washington Parish Hospital District that runs Riverside Medical Center, a hospital right next door to the clinic.
  • Northshore
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Orleans

Naturally N'Awlins: Woman's Zulu coconut creations in high demand

Naturally N'Awlins: Woman's Zulu coconut creations in high demandEyewitness News is very happy to announce the return of something that's been a part of WWL-TV for decades: a series created by the late Frank Davis called Naturally N'Awlins. Everybody has a story, but it seems in New Orleans, everybody has a great story.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Orleans

Newly-finished school a source of pride in Mid-City

Newly-finished school a source of pride in Mid-CityThe Recovery School District reached another milestone Thursday.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Orleans

Baby goat beheaded in Brechtel Park, says SPCA

Baby goat beheaded in Brechtel Park, says SPCAA baby goat used to maintain weeds in Brechtel Park in Algiers was beheaded Wednesday, according to the Louisiana SPCA.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Crime

NOPD works shootings in Central City, St. Claude

NOPD works shootings in Central City, St. ClaudeNew Orleans police are investigating two separate shooting investigations in Central City and the St. Claude neighborhood.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
News

Jindal delays release of proposal to close budget shortfall

Jindal delays release of proposal to close budget shortfallGov. Bobby Jindal's administration has pushed back to mid-February the release of its proposal to close a $103 million budget deficit.
  • News
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Northshore

Slidell police officer injured in fatal crash

Slidell police officer injured in fatal crashPolice are investigating a crash in Slidell that left one man dead and a Slidell police officer hospitalized.
  • Northshore
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago