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Bill to limit rising cost of TOPS faces hurdles

Bill to limit rising cost of TOPS faces hurdlesThe nearly 20-year-old program is slated to cost $284 million in the 2015-16 year.
  • News
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Orleans

Two dead, two others injured in pair of shootings overnight

Two dead, two others injured in pair of shootings overnightA shooting on the 13000 block of Granville Street left a man and woman dead.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Katie Moore

Allegations swarm around Walter Reed in indictment

Allegations swarm around Walter Reed in indictmentAfter 18 months of investigation by both federal prosecutors and the media, a grand jury handed up an 18-count indictment against former St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter Reed and his son, Steven, for conspiracy to commit money laundering, wire fraud and an...
  • Katie Moore
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Naturally N'Awlins

Naturally N'awlins man builds guitars that are art

Naturally N'awlins man builds guitars that are artTony Baudier is an artist who used to build cabinets, but on the side he would paint guitars for friends. That got frustrating.
  • Naturally N'Awlins
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Orleans

Picking the easiest way to ride to Jazz Fest

Picking the easiest way to ride to Jazz FestWith so many different ways to get to Jazz Fest, how do you decide what's the best way to get there?
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Northshore

Slidell police hero K-9 highlights value of police dogs

Slidell police hero K-9 highlights value of police dogsFive-year-old Scout has tricks up his paw like any other dog out there and is a big fan of playing fetch.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Crime

NOPD investigating string of sexual assaults in Freret area

NOPD investigating string of sexual assaults in Freret areaNew Orleans police are investigating to see if a string of recent rapes in the Freret neighborhood are connected.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Local

Deputy shot on duty says he's feeling better

Deputy shot on duty says he's feeling betterA week ago Thursday, investigators say an irate driver shot the St. Charles Parish lawman 3 times.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Katie Moore

Grand jury indicts ex-St. Tammany DA Walter Reed

Grand jury indicts ex-St. Tammany DA Walter ReedA federal grand jury has returned an indictment against former St. Tammany District Attorney Walter Reed and his son Steven Reed, according to sources close to the case.
  • Katie Moore
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Jefferson

Neighborhood rocked by slaying of father, son inside home

Neighborhood rocked by slaying of father, son inside homeInvestigators are still trying to figure out why a father and son were shot to death inside their home Wednesday night.
  • Jefferson
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Health

Warnings from local doctor over less expensive, fake botox

Warnings from local doctor over less expensive, fake botoxBotox is the top nonsurgical cosmetic treatment in the U.S.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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Father, son found shot to death inside Metairie home

Father, son found shot to death inside Metairie homeTwo men were shot and killed late Wednesday night in their home in Metairie.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
News

Wounded deputy: Most of us think that will never be me

Wounded deputy: Most of us think that will never be meA week after he was shot three times while directing traffic in a school zone, St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Cpl. Burt Hazeltine stood before several reporters and said he was feeling "pretty good."
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
News

Man surrenders to JPSO in fatal stabbing of his brother

Man surrenders to JPSO in fatal stabbing of his brotherThe victim of a deadly stabbing was taken to the hospital by his brother who then fled on foot.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Mike Perlstein

State gun charges against Durst dismissed; federal charges still pending

State gun charges against Durst dismissed; federal charges still pendingState charges against multi-millionaire Robert Durst have been dismissed by the district attorney.
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
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Parking restrictions, bus and cab info for Jazz Fest

Parking restrictions, bus and cab info for Jazz FestAhead of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the City of New Orleans released parking restrictions, tips for getting to and from the fest either by bike, bus, pedicab or taxi, and rules for selling merchandise outside.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Northshore

Two-year-old drowns after falling into Pearl River swamp

Two-year-old drowns after falling into Pearl River swampA two-year-old boy drowned in the swamps of the Pearl River after wandering away from his home.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man ejected from motorcycle off highway into water below

Man ejected from motorcycle off highway into water belowA mechanical failure caused a 53-year-old man from Gray to be ejected from his motorcycle into a marsh Wednesday afternoon.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
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Jindal: Marriage is between one man and one woman

Jindal: Marriage is between one man and one womanGov. Bobby Jindal has an editorial in the New York Times defending the religious freedom laws in Indiana and Arkansas (Louisiana currently has one working its way through the legislature), and damning those who are bowing to public pressure.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
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$30 Headphones convert to boombox

$30 Headphones convert to boomboxIn my continued quest to save you as much cash as possible and test great gadgets, this invention is music to my ears. 2-in-1 headphones with speakers!
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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Fatal shooting victim found in Seventh Ward home

Fatal shooting victim found in Seventh Ward homeNOPD investigate the fatal shooting of a man inside his home in the Seventh Ward.
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  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
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French Quarter stabbing

French Quarter stabbingNOPD are working a stabbing that took place early Thursday near Bourbon and St. Peter Streets.
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  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
News

JPSO: Shooting victim in Metairie

JPSO: Shooting victim in MetairieThe victim of a shooting in Metairie has been taken to the hospital and is reported to be in non-life-threatening condition.
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
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Illegal chalk ads in F.Q. upsetting some residents

Illegal chalk ads in F.Q. upsetting some residentsOnce again illegal sidewalk chalk ads are appearing in the French Quarter, to the dismay of some local residents.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Crime

Man and his dog shot in Algiers

Man and his dog shot in AlgiersA man and his dog were both shot Wednesday night in Algiers, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Northshore

Causeway cell phone bill dropped, deemed unenforceable

Causeway cell phone bill dropped, deemed unenforceableIn January, State Rep. Tim Burns, R-Mandeville, announced plans to bring a bill to the Capitol that would restrict cellphone use on the Causeway to hands-free only.
  • Northshore
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

State tax repeal to impact local governments

State tax repeal to impact local governmentsThe vote was 9-1, with Sen Ed Murray, D-New Orleans as the lone no vote.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago