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David Hammer

Thousands of homeowners took Road Home funds and didn't rebuild

Thousands of homeowners took Road Home funds and didn't rebuildBarbara Braxton looks out from her front porch every day and sees a broken promise.
  • David Hammer
  • 17 hours, 37 minutes ago
Crime

Police arrest suspect minutes after N.O. East murder

Police arrest suspect minutes after N.O. East murderPolice arrested a 33-year-old man Monday on a murder charge minutes after the fatal shooting occurred.
  • Crime
  • 17 hours, 42 minutes ago
Orleans

Mayor Landrieu's family car stolen over weekend

Mayor Landrieu's family car stolen over weekendMayor Mitch Landrieu's ongoing battle against the city's persistent crime problem hit home over the weekend .
  • Orleans
  • 19 hours, 1 minute ago
Health

Ochsner health system reports blood shortage

Ochsner health system reports blood shortageOcshner Health System said it is critically low on blood, particularly O+ and O-.
  • Health
  • 21 hours, 26 minutes ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Dethroned queen sues Mardi Gras krewe

Dethroned queen sues Mardi Gras kreweA woman is suing the Krewe of Shaka, claiming members dethroned her as the 2015 queen after one of them overcharged her for a previous costume.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 22 hours, 3 minutes ago
Northshore

Man killed while operating motorized skateboard

Man killed while operating motorized skateboardA 31-year-old man was killed when he was thrown from a motorized skateboard Sunday.
  • Northshore
  • 1 day ago
Orleans

Check your flight status

Check your flight statusIf you have a flight headed to or coming from the east coast, you may want to check before you go.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Orleans

Man shot to death in parking lot

Man shot to death in parking lotA 29-year-old man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a business in New Orleans East early Monday.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Treasurer: Cuts would gut higher ed, cause mass layoffs

Treasurer: Cuts would gut higher ed, cause mass layoffsLouisiana Treasurer John Kennedy said a potential $380 million cut to the state's universities "would gut them."
  • Local
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
News

Fans saddened by Benson family feud

Fans saddened by Benson family feudFans saddened by Benson family fued
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
News

Man shot in the face in New Orleans East

Man shot in the face in New Orleans EastPolice are investigating a shooting in New Orleans East.
  • News
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Orleans

Elderly man dies in Algiers fire

Elderly man dies in Algiers fireAn elderly man died from apparent smoke inhalation after a fire Sunday morning in Algiers.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Orleans

Plenty of flavors at King Cake Festival

Plenty of flavors at King Cake FestivalThe second annual King Cake Festival kicked off in Champion's Square on Sunday, and there was every variation of the sweet treat you can think of.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Crime

NOPD investigates fatal Algiers double shooting

NOPD investigates fatal Algiers double shootingNew Orleans police are investigating a fatal double shooting Sunday in Algiers.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

Bogus Atlanta bomb threat felt locally

Bogus Atlanta bomb threat felt locallyA threat by a social media account caused two flights to be grounded and evacuated in Atlanta. One of the flights was headed to New Orleans.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Crime

Plaquemines man charged with shooting father in back

Plaquemines man charged with shooting father in backDeandre Leon Brooks Avist surrendered to deputies at the Belle Chasse lockup Sunday morning. Deputies booked him with attempted murder.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
News

Northshore car crash leaves 1 dead, another injured

Northshore car crash leaves 1 dead, another injuredAn accident in St. Tammany Parish left one person dead and another injured.
  • News
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
News

Thousands turn out to claim millions at Lakeside Mall

Thousands turn out to claim millions at Lakeside MallSeveral people today came to Lakeside Mall to claim money owed to them by the state.
  • News
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Homepage

This Week in 90 Seconds.

This Week in 90 Seconds.January 19-23 : This week in 90 seconds.
  • Homepage
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
News

Local taxi companies battle Uber with their own app

Local taxi companies battle Uber with their own appSince the City Council approved legalizing the ride-sharing app UberBlack back in September, local taxi services have been scrambling to modernize.
  • News
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
News

Councilwoman Head looks to regulate short-term rentals, groups respond

Councilwoman Head looks to regulate short-term rentals, groups respondNew Orleans City Council Pres. Stacy Head looks to regulate short-term rentals, groups respond
  • News
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
News

NOPD officer suspended after DUI arrest

NOPD officer suspended after DUI arrestA New Orleans Police Department officer has been placed on emergency suspension after he was arrested early Friday.
  • News
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
News

Rejection of Medicaid expansion now second guessed in La.

Rejection of Medicaid expansion now second guessed in La.The Jindal Administration's call for $225 million to $250 million in state health care cuts has reignited the debate over the governor's decision to reject about $1.8 billion a year in federal money for expanding Medicaid.
  • News
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
News

Labor dispute halts Mardi Gras bead shipments

Labor dispute halts Mardi Gras bead shipmentsA labor dispute in California is turning into a possible Carnival crisis. Delays at a Los Angeles port has thousands of signature Mardi Gras beads on back order and local businesses are now concerned the throws will not make it in time for Mardi Gras.
  • News
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
News

Benson lawsuit at center stage in court, LSED meeting

Benson lawsuit at center stage in court, LSED meetingThe chairman of the state board that runs the Superdome and Arena opened Friday's meeting with a statement about the Benson family feud.
  • News
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
News

New test helps diagnose thyroid cancer

New test helps diagnose thyroid cancerThyroid cancer is increasing faster than any other cancer in the country. Three-quarters of the cases are found in women of all ages. Now there is a test that can help doctors better pinpoint who has cancer and who has benign nodules.
  • News
  • 3 days, 16 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
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago