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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
  • 8 hours, 43 minutes 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
  • 8 hours, 56 minutes 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
  • 9 hours, 9 minutes 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
  • 9 hours, 45 minutes 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
  • 10 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

Abortion rights advocates concerned about new state regulations

Abortion rights advocates concerned about new state regulationsDozens of reproductive rights supporters turned up at a public hearing in Baton Rouge Thursday.
  • Local
  • 10 hours, 28 minutes ago
Crime

Northshore ATM skimming expands beyond Whitney Bank

Northshore ATM skimming expands beyond Whitney BankAnyone who used ATMs at bank locations in Covington and Slidell on Friday, Jan. 23, are being advised to check their accounts by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain to see if they were victims of a skimming scheme.
  • Crime
  • 12 hours, 42 minutes ago
News

Naturally N'awlins returns to WWL with Mike Hoss

Naturally N'awlins returns to WWL with Mike HossWhile he knows he can't replace Frank Davis -- nor would he want to -- tonight at 5 p.m. Mike Hoss will bring back a segment that Frank did for decades, Naturally N'awlins.
  • News
  • 13 hours, 47 minutes ago
News

Benson: "I feel fine"

Benson: "I feel fine"Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson publicly spoke Wednesday night. His appearance on television was one of his first public statements since he declared his intentions to remove his daughter, granddaughter and grandson as heirs to the Saints and the Pelicans.
  • News
  • 16 hours, 20 minutes ago
Local

Debate over possible early release for vehicular homicide

Debate over possible early release for vehicular homicideA hearing is set for today to clarify the sentence of a Duson man who was supposed to serve three years in jail for vehicular homicide but is scheduled for release in February.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 50 minutes ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Cut Off man killed in crash

Cut Off man killed in crashState Police are investigating crash that took the life of a Cut Off man Wednesday evening.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 18 hours, 7 minutes ago
News

NOPD asks for retired, resigned officer to volunteer

NOPD asks for retired, resigned officer to volunteerAs part of an effort to increase the ranks of the police officers in the city, Superintendent Michael Harrison is asking former officers who have retired or resigned to join the NOPD Reserve Division.
  • News
  • 18 hours, 29 minutes ago
News

Homeowners say school construction damaged their homes

Homeowners say school construction damaged their homesNew Orleans continues to build schools across the city, replacing those lost during Hurricane Katrina or those run down from decades of neglect.
  • News
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Orleans

City hopes state police presence will curb Quarter crime

City hopes state police presence will curb Quarter crimeNew Orleans leaders and French Quarter residents have been calling on Louisiana State Police to help tap down an uptick in violence in the city's busy tourist areas.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Orleans

16-year-old gunned down in Hollygrove

16-year-old gunned down in HollygroveA 16-year-old boy was gunned down in the Hollygrove neighborhood Wednesday night.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

Irish police officer shot in 7th Ward

Irish police officer shot in 7th WardAn Irish police officer remains in serious, but stable condition at the interim LSU Hospital in New Orleans.
  • News
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Orleans

Video of persons of interest released in Irish officer shooting

Video of persons of interest released in Irish officer shootingNew Orleans police have released surveillance video of two persons of interest in connection with an armed robbery and shooting of a visiting police officer from Ireland.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Northshore

Covington road project has tolerable setbacks for businesses

Covington road project has tolerable setbacks for businessesThe welcome into the city of Covington from South Tyler Street, also known as Hwy. 21, has gotten a lot slower lately.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Orleans

Mayor says Rampart streetcar not a trolley to nowhere

Mayor says Rampart streetcar not a trolley to nowhereWith loud machinery, traffic squeezed to one lane and delays, Ken Grand Pre is enduring Rampart Streetcar construction at Grand Pre's Bar.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Health

Measles not in Louisiana - yet; but can spread quickly

Measles not in Louisiana - yet; but can spread quicklyJust 15 years ago, doctors thought vaccines had eradicated measles in the U.S., but now we're seeing record numbers.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Local

Feds spend hours at St. Bernard Parish government complex

Feds spend hours at St. Bernard Parish government complexFBI agents spent several hours at the St. Bernard Parish Government complex on Wednesday, spending most of their time in the Information Technology Department, sources said.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Health

Mackie: A drink a day may help heart more than abstaining or drinking more

Mackie: A drink a day may help heart more than abstaining or drinking moreThe healthiest way to drink is to have one drink every day, particularly wine with dinner.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
News

Bacchus, Zulu unveil special parade guests

Bacchus, Zulu unveil special parade guestsBacchus, Zulu unveil special parade guests
  • News
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Orleans

Proposal for water park/music venue on lakefront

Proposal for water park/music venue on lakefrontThe proposal calls for a 5,000-seat amphitheatre along with a shopping boardwalk and a water park.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
David Hammer

Abuse in flood mitigation program likely cost state millions

Abuse in flood mitigation program likely cost state millionsThe largest hazard mitigation effort in U.S. history is wrapping up this month, setting off a last-minute push to lift, reconstruct or harden the last of 10,500 storm-damaged homes.
  • David Hammer
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
David Hammer

BP sells parts of 3 Gulf oil fields in divestment effort

BP sells parts of 3 Gulf oil fields in divestment effortDeal with ConocoPhillips and Chevron part of BP's post-oil-spill strategy
  • David Hammer
  • 1 day, 14 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