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Health

Tulane scientists help develop test for Ebola

Tulane scientists help develop test for EbolaA milestone in fighting the spread of the Ebola virus is coming out of the science labs in New Orleans.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Health

Dozens go bald to fight childhood cancer

Dozens go bald to fight childhood cancerMedical students did something drastic today, to raise between $30,000 and $40,000 to help children battling cancer. But those students weren't alone. Others went under the clippers, including a familiar face at Channel 4 News.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Northshore

Cold case progressing after 7-year slump

Cold case progressing after 7-year slumpOn New Years Day, 2008, 46-year-old Larkie Toups of Galliano was reported missing.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Orleans

Broadmoor residents furious over delayed street repairs

Broadmoor residents furious over delayed street repairsResidents in part of Broadmoor are angry
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
News

Jindal budget shorts what University Medical Center needs to open

Jindal budget shorts what University Medical Center needs to openAs it stands, the sprawling medical complex in Mid-City is set to receive $87.6 million less than what UMC operators say they need to run the hospital.
  • News
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Orleans

Missing dog Freckles reunited with owner after week-long search

Missing dog Freckles reunited with owner after week-long searchA dog that went missing about a week and a half ago in the Bywater after being spooked by a loud noise was reunited with his owner Friday after being found in the same area.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days ago
News

Woman sues former FBI director after being cleared of fraud

Woman sues former FBI director after being cleared of fraudA woman who was cleared by a federal judge this week on charges of fraud and misconduct is now suing the former FBI director who made the allegations against her.
  • News
  • 2 days ago
Health

CEO: Proposed budget far short of what medical complex needs to open

CEO: Proposed budget far short of what medical complex needs to openThe CEO of the company running the new Mid-City medical complex says there funding for the project in the proposed budget could keep it from opening.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Crime

13-year-old arrested in series of rapes

13-year-old arrested in series of rapesThe NOPD has arrested a 13-year-old boy who allegedly raped three of his siblings over a two-year period.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Life

Carl Arredondo shaves head for cancer benefit

Carl Arredondo shaves head for cancer benefitCarl Arredondo is Shaving to Cure Childhood Cancers
  • Life
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Jindal proposes mix of cuts, use of surplus funds to fix budget gap

Jindal proposes mix of cuts, use of surplus funds to fix budget gapGov. Jindal proposes mix of cuts, use of surplus funds to bridge budget gap.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
David Hammer

Man sentenced for firebombing of Gentilly gas station

Man sentenced for firebombing of Gentilly gas stationLarry Moses has been sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison for heroin trafficking, firearms possession and the 2010 firebombing of the fuel zone gas station at the corner of Chef Highway and Louisa Street in Gentilly.
  • David Hammer
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Orleans

Vietnamese community thriving 40 years after war

Vietnamese community thriving 40 years after warThousands of New Orleanians recently rang in the New Year -- the Lunar or Chinese New Year, that is.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
News

Construction tarps causing major headaches on Prytania

Construction tarps causing major headaches on PrytaniaConstruction along a stretch of Prytania Steet has turned one Uptown neighborhood into an obstacle course.
  • News
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Orleans

Rep. says she's found way to keep state police in F.Q.

Rep. says she's found way to keep state police in F.Q.Moreno said $2.5 to $3 million would keep nearly 25 state officers in the French Quarter.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
David Hammer

Video in Country Club rape case was recorded over

Video in Country Club rape case was recorded overSurveillance footage that could have offered police key evidence in a high-profile rape investigation got recorded over and cannot be viewed.
  • David Hammer
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Orleans

39 percent of New Orleans children live in poverty

39 percent of New Orleans children live in povertyThirty-nine percent of New Orleans children live in poverty, according to a new study. That's 17 points higher than the U.S. average, and puts Orleans Parish in the top 10 with similar size cities.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Orleans

New Orleans dream team vying to redevelop WTC

New Orleans dream team vying to redevelop WTCFive finalists vying to re-develop the World Trade Center in New Orleans will make their pitches Friday to a city selection committee.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Orleans

FBI orders investigation into deputy who punched teen

FBI orders investigation into deputy who punched teenThe FBI has opened a formal investigation into a Jefferson Parish deputy accused of roughing up a teenager during an arrest after a Mardi Gras parade.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Northshore

Couple arrested for beer chug "trick" on toddler

Couple arrested for beer chug "trick" on toddlerPolice say when Brett Flower and Krysten Verdin recently attended a gathering at a Slidell home, what he did to her one-year-old son stunned the other guests.
  • Northshore
  • 3 days ago
Orleans

Massive Magazine St. embezzlement case ends in conviction

Massive Magazine St. embezzlement case ends in convictionA former executive with a popular Magazine Street clothing store pleaded guilty Thursday to embezzling nearly $3 million from his employer over the course of almost two decades.
  • Orleans
  • 3 days ago
Local

Jindal to propose cut back on tax credits to fill budget gap

Jindal to propose cut back on tax credits to fill budget gapGov. Bobby Jindal will propose to scale back spending on tax credits.
  • Local
  • 3 days ago
Orleans

N.O. Public Library hopes to avert financial crisis

N.O. Public Library hopes to avert financial crisisThe New Orleans Public Library is taking some steps to keep library doors open with funding running out.
  • Orleans
  • 3 days ago
News

List of fish fry fundraisers for Friday

List of fish fry fundraisers for FridayFridays during lent mean loads of fried fish.
  • News
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Northshore

Police: Beer poured down throat of 1-year-old

Police: Beer poured down throat of 1-year-oldA couple was arrested by Slidell Police for cruelty juvenile after they allegedly abused a child, with allegations that beer was poured down the throat of a one-year-old boy and the child was hit.
  • Northshore
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Northshore

Sheriff: Officer arrested, fired after striking handcuffed inmate

Sheriff: Officer arrested, fired after striking handcuffed inmateA member of the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office jail staff was arrested after he struck a handcuffed inmate.
  • Northshore
  • 3 days, 2 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
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago