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Orleans

NOPD stops Ferguson protesters from entering I-10

NOPD stops Ferguson protesters from entering I-10Dozens of protesters gathered at Lafayette Square to not only show their support for Michael Brown and his family, but to protest Officer Darren Wilson's use of deadly force.
  • Orleans
  • 19 hours, 2 minutes ago
Local

New report questions proposed Plaquemines coal facility

New report questions proposed Plaquemines coal facilityThe Army Corps of Engineers recently gave the green light to build a new, controversial coal export terminal in Plaquemines Parish.
  • Local
  • 19 hours, 3 minutes ago
David Hammer

Skrmetta files defamation lawsuit against opponent

Skrmetta files defamation lawsuit against opponentPublic Service Commissioner Eric Skrmetta has filed a defamation lawsuit against his opponent during a contentious runoff election, and has succeeded in getting radio attack ads silenced, at least for now.
  • David Hammer
  • 21 hours, 9 minutes ago
Local

Renovated Brennan's restaurant reopens with new owners, chef & outlook

Renovated Brennan's restaurant reopens with new owners, chef & outlookThe Brandy Milk Punch is flowing again, the Eggs Sardou, Steak Diane and Bananas Foster are being plated, and there is new life, and multi-million dollar renovations to see, inside the historic pink building that is Brennan's Restaurant.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 7 minutes ago
Clancy's Commentaries

DuBos: Remember the things we have to be thankful for

DuBos: Remember the things we have to be thankful forAnd for his Commentary this week, Eyewitness News Political Analyst and Gambit columnist Clancy DuBos reflects on things that we can all be thankful for.
  • Clancy's Commentaries
  • 23 hours, 1 minute ago
Crime

NOPD beefing up French Quarter security for holidays

NOPD beefing up French Quarter security for holidaysPolice say last night around 8 p.m., two men, one armed with a gun approached a couple near Bourbon and Conti and demanded wallets and personal property.
  • Crime
  • 23 hours, 3 minutes ago
Orleans

Group plans march for rape victims 'silenced' by NOPD

Group plans march for rape victims 'silenced' by NOPD'Silent March for the 1,111' set for Dec. 13, seeks community response to reports on NOPD handling of rape cases
  • Orleans
  • 23 hours, 5 minutes ago
Orleans

Destrehan teacher in sex scandal has house arrest modified

Destrehan teacher in sex scandal has house arrest modifiedA former Destrehan High School teacher, accused of having sex with a student, now has more freedom to leave her home.
  • Orleans
  • 23 hours, 47 minutes ago
Crime

NOPD: Murder rate remains at 30-year low

NOPD: Murder rate remains at 30-year lowThe New Orleans Police Department says the number of murders in the city in 2014 has remained at a nearly 30-year low.
  • Crime
  • 1 day ago
Local

Local voices respond to Ferguson decision

Local voices respond to Ferguson decisionMayor Mitch Landrieu, former Mayor Marc Morial, and students of Tulane and Loyola respond to the grand jury's decision.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

Your local Black Friday shopping guide

Your local Black Friday shopping guideWhen and where can you start your holiday shopping?
  • Local
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Crime

Man involved in SWAT roll surrenders to police

Man involved in SWAT roll surrenders to policePolice say a man who tossed bleach on his ex-girlfriend and then holed up in an apartment has surrendered.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

Destrehan teacher pleads not guilty to sex with underage student

Destrehan teacher pleads not guilty to sex with underage studentA Destrehan High School teacher accused of having sex with an underage student pleaded not guilty to charges in court Tuesday.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
News

How and where to get the best deals on Black Friday

How and where to get the best deals on Black FridayMatt Granite has everything you need to know to get the best deals and deal with the crowds on Black Friday.
  • News
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
News

Officer Wilson pens letter to supporters

Officer Wilson pens letter to supportersOfficer Darren Wilson wrote a letter to supporters, which was released by an anonymous source after the grand jury's decision not to return an indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown.
  • News
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Orleans

State losing out on millions with fall of gas prices

State losing out on millions with fall of gas pricesAnd while Americans are eating their turkey Thursday, OPEC nations will be meeting to decide if oil prices will go up or down. And there will be winners and losers.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Northshore

Lower speed limit suggested as Causeway safety measure

Lower speed limit suggested as Causeway safety measureThere have been three overboard, and one partial-overboard, crashes on the Causeway so far this year.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Action

Action Report: Couple faces puzzle renewing driver's license

Action Report: Couple faces puzzle renewing driver's licenseElaine Ferrara said she was mystified when she went to renew her driver's license, and was told her name as listed in the state Office of Motor Vehicles files didn't match her Social Security account.
  • Action
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Crime

Employees thwart Gumbo Shop armed robbery

Employees thwart Gumbo Shop armed robberyClosing time turned violent Sunday night at the Gumbo Shop in the French Quarter.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Orleans

'The Walking Dead' stars headline N.O. Comic Con

'The Walking Dead' stars headline N.O. Comic ConSeveral stars of the AMC's "The Walking Dead" are headlining January's Wizard World Comic Con in New Orleans.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days ago
Northshore

St. Tammany Parish deputy saves newborn's life

St. Tammany Parish deputy saves newborn's lifeSaturday evening, a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputy saved a life that was just beginning.
  • Northshore
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
News

After 53 years, a mom confesses: 'I killed that baby'

After 53 years, a mom confesses: 'I killed that baby'A mother's confession about a child's death a half-century ago is finally giving a Battle Creek woman and her brothers some peace.
  • News
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Crime

Employees thwart gun-wielding robber at Gumbo Shop

Employees thwart gun-wielding robber at Gumbo ShopThe employees at the Gumbo Shop in the French Quarter stopped an armed robbery Sunday night, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Northshore

Daughter charged in crash that killed her father

Daughter charged in crash that killed her fatherA Holden woman is facing charges in a fatal crash that took the life of her father.
  • Northshore
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
News

Gusman asks State Police to investigate inmate death

Gusman asks State Police to investigate inmate deathWhen an inmate died in Orleans Parish Prison in March, the initial report said that he died from extensive heart disease.
  • News
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Crime

Man dies in 7th Ward shooting

Man dies in 7th Ward shootingA 26-year-old man was gunned down in the 7th Ward Sunday night, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 11 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