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Orleans

Who Dat, Bengals fan bury hatchet over beignets

Who Dat, Bengals fan bury hatchet over beignetsIt's a story that was viewed online by 11.5 million people. But now the two strangers involved in the controversial football catch at Sunday's Saints game talk for the first time in an emotional meeting, hoping their 15 minutes of social media fame ends before...
  • Orleans
  • 21 hours, 22 minutes ago
Orleans

Community reacts to executive action on immigration

Community reacts to executive action on immigrationThursday night community members at Café Istanbul watched as President Obama unveiled a sweeping executive action on Immigration and for many it hits close to home.
  • Orleans
  • 21 hours, 30 minutes ago
Orleans

Covenant House sleeps outside to raise awareness

Covenant House sleeps outside to raise awarenessSleeping on the street with nothing more than a sleeping bag and a piece of cardboard may not sound like a wonderful experience.
  • Orleans
  • 21 hours, 33 minutes ago
Orleans

Coalition questions school tax campaign

Coalition questions school tax campaignEarly voting starts in two days, and in Orleans Parish you get to decide on whether or not to pass a school maintenance tax proposition.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Northshore

Training exercise prepares for local terror attacks

Training exercise prepares for local terror attacksControlled chaos covered the Army National Guard campus Thursday morning in Hammond.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Orleans

Chief, councilwoman seek consultant for NOPD review

Chief, councilwoman seek consultant for NOPD reviewCouncilwoman LaToya Cantrell says about 80 percent of the calls she receives from residents are concerns about crime, even at home.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

Advocates ask Supreme Court to review La. gay marriage ban

Advocates ask Supreme Court to review La. gay marriage banGay-rights advocates challenging Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban want the U.S. Supreme Court to review their case before it is heard by a federal appeals court.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Nation Now

Fatal accident claims 5 family members headed for vacation

Fatal accident claims 5 family members headed for vacationFive members of a Texas family en route to a family vacation at Disney World were killed when their SUV rolled over on I-20, ejecting six of the vehicle's eight occupants.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Mike Nichols remembered in N.O. for Jax Beer commercials

Mike Nichols remembered in N.O. for Jax Beer commercialsMike Nichols remembered in N.O. for Jax Beer commercials
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
News

Wreck snarls traffic on I-10 East; traffic backed up to Morrison

Wreck snarls traffic on I-10 East; traffic backed up to MorrisonA breakdown on Interstate 10 caused an accident and has traffic snarled for commuters coming into New Orleans from the east.
  • News
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Orleans

Fundraiser held for NOPD officer shot during detail

Fundraiser held for NOPD officer shot during detailCommunity members rallied Wednesday night around a wounded NOPD officer ambushed by two men and then shot outside a popular Marigny po'boy shop.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Orleans

Advocates say budget cuts hurting foster care

Advocates say budget cuts hurting foster careGoofing around with a basketball, Michelle Hill looks like any other care-free 22-year-old. She's going to school and working at the SUNO bookstore. But her life is anything but typical.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Orleans

Tour guide licensing debate headed to U.S. Supreme Court

Tour guide licensing debate headed to U.S. Supreme CourtShould tour guides in New Orleans be required to have a license? Now, there is a renewed battle over whether it is constitutional, which is now headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Local

LSP makes boy with cancer a trooper for day

LSP makes boy with cancer a trooper for dayLouisiana State Police granted the wish of an 11-year-old boy diagnosed with brain cancer by making him a trooper for a day.
  • Local
  • 2 days ago
Northshore

Carjacking suspect tricked victim into picking him up

Carjacking suspect tricked victim into picking him upHe appeared to me that he was clutching his chest, and the closer I got, he just fell over, so my first instinct was to see if I could help him."
  • Northshore
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Political fallout for Landrieu after Keystone defeat

Political fallout for Landrieu after Keystone defeatThe defeat is a major loss for Landrieu who has been touting her clout and leadership in Washington on the campaign trail.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Mike Perlstein

Father claims lack of NOPD action on child abuse case

Father claims lack of NOPD action on child abuse caseIn Johnson's view, the New Orleans Police Department was an even bigger impediment until he complained and got the case re-opened after it was left dormant for weeks.
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Orleans

Missing Delgado student alive and well in New York

Missing Delgado student alive and well in New YorkA Delgado Community College student from Arabi has been found in New York with family, according to a family source, who said Shroq Aziz called to tell family she was well.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Health

No grain diet helped save ex-reporter's life

No grain diet helped save ex-reporter's lifeA doctor says we are causing early destruction of our brains with the typical American diet. And he says the science backs him up.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Orleans

11 groups bid on World Trade Center development

11 groups bid on World Trade Center developmentEleven firms and partnerships have responded to the city of New Orleans' request for quotes to redevelop the shuttered World Trade Center.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
News

Two bodies removed from Lake Pontchartrain

Two bodies removed from Lake PontchartrainPolice are reporting that a body has been found in Lake Pontchartrain.
  • News
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Pedestrian dies after being hit by SUV in Houma

Pedestrian dies after being hit by SUV in HoumaA 29-year-old Houma man was killed after getting hit by a SUV on LA 316 in Lafourche Parish Wednesday morning.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
News

Lakeview power outage cancels preschool in area

Lakeview power outage cancels preschool in areaA power outage in the Lakeview area has cancelled Cub Corner Preschool on Mount Carmel's campus and delayed the start of Mt. Carmel until 10 a.m.
  • News
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
News

8 Ways to outsmart hackers Black Friday

8 Ways to outsmart hackers Black FridayThis holiday season we protect your wallet and your identity.
  • News
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
David Hammer

Serpas: Needed other cops to expose bad ones

Serpas: Needed other cops to expose bad onesWhile serving on a panel discussing the police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., and the civil unrest that followed, Serpas fielded a question about the inspector general's rape report from fellow Loyola Professor Laura Hope.
  • David Hammer
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Orleans

Aggressive 'gutter punks' have residents up in arms

Aggressive 'gutter punks' have residents up in armsBusinesses, tour guides and citizens are up in arms about a spike in what they're calling aggressive "gutter punks" in the French Quarter, claiming police aren't enforcing the law. The NOPD responds.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 21 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago