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Jefferson

Family of teen beaten by deputy sues seeking $5 million

Family of teen beaten by deputy sues seeking $5 millionThe Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is now facing a federal civil rights lawsuit in the case of a JPSO deputy accused of beating a teenager.
  • Jefferson
  • 12 hours, 32 minutes ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Controversial poster will not be sold during the festival

Controversial poster will not be sold during the festivalA meeting between Strawberry Festival officials, Kiwanis Club members and NAACP members ended with a public apology for a poster that some found insulting and an agreement to not sell the poster that generated controversy during the festival.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 18 hours, 51 minutes ago
Orleans

Domino's policy changes on deliveries angers residents

Domino's policy changes on deliveries angers residentsMichael Price, a 36-year-old father of three, is the latest domino's pizza delivery driver murdered on the job in. In response, Domino's now says it will not deliver to the Lower 9th Ward after dark.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

Domino's to limit deliveries to Lower 9th Ward after driver killed

Domino's to limit deliveries to Lower 9th Ward after driver killedIn the aftermath of a slaying of a Domino's Pizza delivery driver Tuesday, the pizza chain will no longer deliver to the Lower 9th Ward after dark, the neighborhood where the driver was killed.
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

LSU frat placed on indefinite suspension

LSU frat placed on indefinite suspensionThe Advocate reports LSU is investigating claims involving the Acacia fraternity but declined to elaborate on the specific nature of those claims.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Northshore

Controversial Strawberry Fest poster sold out, 1,000 more ordered

Controversial Strawberry Fest poster sold out, 1,000 more orderedThe controversial poster for the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival has sold out.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Northshore

Covington Police get proactive with cultural diversity training

Covington Police get proactive with cultural diversity trainingCOVINGTON- Mike Crawford has been a cultural diversity instructor around the southern region of the country for the past 12 years.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Family dismayed as Houma deputy won't face teen shooting trial

Family dismayed as Houma deputy won't face teen shooting trialA Terrebonne Parish deputy will not stand trial in the shooting death of a Houma teen, after the decision early Thursday morning by a grand jury clearing Deputy Preston Norman of any wrong-doing.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Mike Perlstein

Fights on McMain campus caught on video, shared on social media

Fights on McMain campus caught on video, shared on social mediaAll of the videos showed multiple students huddled around the combatants, phone cameras recording the action from all angles.
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Orleans

Sharper to appear in N.O. April 6 & 7 to face charges

Sharper to appear in N.O. April 6 & 7 to face chargesThe April 7 appearance in New Orleans criminal district court will follow an April 6 date in federal court.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
News

Election Saturday: What's on the ballot in your area

Election Saturday: What's on the ballot in your areaElection Saturday: What's on the ballot in your area
  • News
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Elections

Harahan Fire Protection Millage Continuation

Harahan Fire Protection Millage ContinuationHarahan Fire Protection Millage Continuation
  • Elections
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
News

Crimestoppers honors JPSO lieutenant in airport incident

Crimestoppers honors JPSO lieutenant in airport incidentCrimestoppers honors JPSO lieutenant in airport incident
  • News
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Orleans

TPG on the best plants for spring gardens

TPG on the best plants for spring gardensSpring is finally here, so now it's time to start planning your garden. But with all the colorful options out there, it can be overwhelming trying to find the perfect batch of flowers.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
News

Group to file lawsuit to stop new City Park golf course

Group to file lawsuit to stop new City Park golf courseThe construction of a champion-caliber golf course in City Park may face another hurdle to get completed as a group plans to file lawsuit to block the building.
  • News
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
News

Judge: Death shows need for training of Orleans jail guards

Judge: Death shows need for training of Orleans jail guardsA federal judge says the apparent suicide of a New Orleans jail inmate this week demonstrates the need for more training of staff at the dangerous lockup.
  • News
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Crime

Man found impaled on fence in Mid-City

Man found impaled on fence in Mid-CityA man was found impaled on a fence in the parking lot of shopping center on Carrollton Avenue.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Crime

Two held, 17-year-old rescued in New Orleans sex trafficking case, say police

Two held, 17-year-old rescued in New Orleans sex trafficking case, say policeState Police, along with the FBI, arrested a woman and man and rescued a 17-year-old woman in connection with a sex trafficking case.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Orleans

Lawmakers expected to examine TOPS in upcoming session

Lawmakers expected to examine TOPS in upcoming sessionThe TOPS program offers tuition assistance for Louisiana college students if they meet certain academic criteria.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Orleans

Mayor proposes new sales tax to fund F.Q. patrols

Mayor proposes new sales tax to fund F.Q. patrolsOfficers with the new French Quarter Task Force hit the streets for the first time Wednesday, armed with a new app that uses the community to bolster the force, but Mayor Landrieu's plan to continue funding patrols like this is not sitting well with some.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Orleans

NOPD works SWAT roll in Algiers

NOPD works SWAT roll in AlgiersThe New Orleans Police Department is working a SWAT roll Wednesday night in Algiers.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Orleans

Matthew McConaughey to receive award at N.O. gala

Matthew McConaughey to receive award at N.O. galaThe New Orleans Film Society is paying tribute to an Oscar-winning actor this weekend.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Orleans

Tulane police joins NOPD in wearing body cameras

Tulane police joins NOPD in wearing body camerasBy the end of the month, it will be routine for Tulane University police officers to wear cameras on patrols. The 100 officers are sharing 20 cameras.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Orleans

SPCA raises reward in goat beheading video

SPCA raises reward in goat beheading videoThe SPCA of Louisiana says it has received a gruesome video that shows a group of young men beheading a goat.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Orleans

NOPD canvases crime scene in pizza delivery death

NOPD canvases crime scene in pizza delivery deathAs Michael Price's wife and family grieve the lose of their loved one, police have yet to announce any headway in finding out who killed the 36-year-old pizza delivery driver.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Grand jury considers Terrebonne deputy shooting case

Grand jury considers Terrebonne deputy shooting caseA grand jury is expected to making a final decision Thursday on if a Terrebonne Parish deputy-involved shooting should go to trial.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 days, 6 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
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago