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Politics

Landrieu remarks on Obama unpopular in South because of race upset GOP

Landrieu remarks on Obama unpopular in South because of race upset GOPRepublicans are calling on Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu to apologize after she suggested Thursday that President Barack Obama's deep unpopularity in the South is partly tied to race.
  • Politics
  • 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
David Hammer

Offshore fracking: Questions about its extent, oversight

Offshore fracking: Questions about its extent, oversightEnvironmentalists call for moratorium until numbers, impacts better known; industry says it's been safe for decades
  • David Hammer
  • 15 hours, 43 minutes ago
Orleans

Lower 9th Ward neighbors fear bus stop blight

Lower 9th Ward neighbors fear bus stop blightNeighbors demand the city tear down a blighted property not far from a stop where school children catch their bus.
  • Orleans
  • 20 hours, 32 minutes ago
Local

Halloween Temps, TIps and Things to Do

Halloween Temps, TIps and Things to DoWe've take on the chilling task of gathering all the important things you need to know to make this Halloween safe and fun-filled!
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 20 minutes ago
Local

Murder suspect arrested leaving a Chalmette costume shop

Murder suspect arrested leaving a Chalmette costume shopA 23-year-old man wanted for a murder in Detroit was arrested coming out of a costume shop in Chalmette Wednesday afternoon.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 40 minutes ago
Crime

Bicyclist lures man into carjacking Uptown

Bicyclist lures man into carjacking UptownVictim forced to drive own car at gunpoint
  • Crime
  • 1 day ago
Orleans

Suspects sought in Riverwalk assault

Suspects sought in Riverwalk assaultThe NOPD is searching for two men for an aggravated assault that took place inside of the Riverwalk Mall Wednesday afternoon.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Gulf Oil Spill

BP: New evidence backs call to oust spill claims czar

BP: New evidence backs call to oust spill claims czarOil giant says emails, bills prove Patrick Juneau opposed BP before getting post as neutral claims administrator
  • Gulf Oil Spill
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Crime

Kenner police looking for robbery suspect

Kenner police looking for robbery suspectKenner police are looking for help identifying a suspect who they believe robbed a grocery store Tuesday afternoon.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Orleans

Parking restrictions, route for Krewe of Boo

Parking restrictions, route for Krewe of BooThe City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the Krewe of Boo parade scheduled for Thursday, October 30, 2014.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Contests

Win a Family 4 Pack to Sesame Street Live

Win a Family 4 Pack to Sesame Street LiveWin a Family 4 Pack to Sesame Street Live
  • Contests
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
News

Win a Family 4 Pack to Sesame Street Live

Win a Family 4 Pack to Sesame Street LiveWin a Family 4 Pack to Sesame Street Live
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
News

Plaquemines Sheriff's Office settles lawsuit with woman arrested

Plaquemines Sheriff's Office settles lawsuit with woman arrestedThe Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office settled a federal civil lawsuit with a woman who was sexually abused by a deputy while being booked on a charge in 2012.
  • News
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
News

New Orleans fireman dies in training exercise in New Mexico

New Orleans fireman dies in training exercise in New MexicoA veteran New Orleans fireman died after falling ill during a training exercise in Albuquerque, according to the New Orleans Fire Department.
  • News
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Action

Marie Laveau's tomb restoration complete

Marie Laveau's tomb restoration completeThe tomb long thought to be the grave of legendary voodoo queen Marie Laveau is now surrounded by fencing, and gleaming like brand new, delighting repair project organizers from the Archdiocese and Save Our Cemeteries.
  • Action
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Orleans

Plaquemines placing sex offender signs on lawns for Halloween

Plaquemines placing sex offender signs on lawns for HalloweenHalloween is a time for thrills and chills, but for parents it is not always the good kind. It is also when local police remind everyone of the work they are doing to keep sex offenders off the street and in their homes come Halloween night.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Orleans

Algiers armed robberies raise new gang concerns

Algiers armed robberies raise new gang concernsNOPD says Algiers armed robberies raise new gang activity concerns. Meanwhile community members weigh-in on spike in crime.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Crime

Man critical after Marrero shooting

Man critical after Marrero shootingThe Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that sent a man to a hospital Wednesday night.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Crime

NOPD: Lakeview man's murder wasn't random

NOPD: Lakeview man's murder wasn't randomPolice now say the 65-year-old victim was stabbed and not shot to death. Those who knew Asfhar Kashanifar, known as "Oscar" to his friends, say his death has left them stunned.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Local

Judge grants change of venue in Peralta case

Judge grants change of venue in Peralta caseSt. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta was upbeat as he arrived at the parish courthouse Wednesday for an afternoon hearing.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Health

Local doctor identifies risks for death from Ebola

Local doctor identifies risks for death from EbolaHe's been to West Africa nine times in the last four years. Recently, Tulane's Dr. John Schieffelin has done research and patient care in the heart of the Ebola outbreak.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Local

Judge grants change of venue for Peralta case

Judge grants change of venue for Peralta caseA judge granted a request for a change of venue in the sexual battery case involving St. Bernard Parish President David Peralta.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Northshore

Man killed in auto crash in Robert

Man killed in auto crash in RobertA 44-year-old man was killed after his car left the road on US 190 near Robert Tuesday night.
  • Northshore
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Orleans

Man sought in stabbing that sent victim to emergency surgery

Man sought in stabbing that sent victim to emergency surgeryPolice are looking for a 44-year-old man that severely injured another man with a sharp object following an argument.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
News

Officials hold Ebola response meeting

Officials hold Ebola response meetingOfficials are focusing on the Louisiana's response plan to any potential Ebola outbreaks in the state.
  • News
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Nation Now

Missing Broncos fan found alive

Missing Broncos fan found aliveThe man who went missing during a Broncos game last week was located in Pueblo and is safe, according to Denver police.
  • Nation Now
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Nation Now

Spaceship explodes on liftoff at NASA in Virginia

Spaceship explodes on liftoff at NASA in VirginiaA commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station has exploded moments after liftoff.
  • Nation Now
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago