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Orleans

3 Catholic schools to close in metro area

3 Catholic schools to close in metro areaIn the last 10 years, the number of Catholic schools in the area has gone from 105 to 80. Lately, enrollment has declined by about 500 students a year.
  • Orleans
  • 17 hours, 41 minutes ago
Northshore

Violent Bogalusa crime spike sparks action from churches

Violent Bogalusa crime spike sparks action from churchesSince September 13, four men have been killed either in the city limits of Bogalusa or just outside. Two others were left injured during those crimes.
  • Northshore
  • 17 hours, 47 minutes ago
Mike Perlstein

Other Royal St. properties at risk of collapse?

Other Royal St. properties at risk of collapse?The sudden and dramatic loss of a three-story piece of New Orleans history took many people, including city inspectors, by surprise.
  • Mike Perlstein
  • 17 hours, 49 minutes ago
Orleans

See Foo Fighters play Pres. Hall on 60 Minutes Sunday

See Foo Fighters play Pres. Hall on 60 Minutes Sunday60 Minutes will air a feature Sunday on the Foo Fighters' new HBO documentary series that is chronicling the band's tour through eight cities, including New Orleans, during the creation of its next album.
  • Orleans
  • 18 hours, 19 minutes ago
Local

List of vehicles that are part of air bag recall

List of vehicles that are part of air bag recallGovernment increases air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles
  • Local
  • 19 hours, 25 minutes ago
Health

State monitoring N.O. area man for signs of Ebola

State monitoring N.O. area man for signs of EbolaState health officials are monitoring a New Orleans area man for signs of the deadly Ebola virus, a Department of Health and Hospitals spokeswoman confirmed Thursday.
  • Health
  • 20 hours, 4 minutes ago
Crime

Two women arrested in carjacking

Two women arrested in carjackingTwo women have been arrested after police say they carjacked another woman in the 900 block of Market Street Wednesday.
  • Crime
  • 21 hours, 32 minutes ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Houma, Baton Rouge tickets win $162K in Lotto drawing

Houma, Baton Rouge tickets win $162K in Lotto drawingTickets purchased in Houma and in Baton Rouge shared the $325,000 Lotto top prize from Wednesday night's drawing.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 21 hours, 51 minutes ago
Local

Ex-Sorrento mayor arrested on 40 counts of child porn

Ex-Sorrento mayor arrested on 40 counts of child pornThe former mayor of Sorrento has been arrested on 40 counts of child pornography, according to the State Attorney General's Office.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 47 minutes ago
Orleans

Make a difference in your community

Make a difference in your communityThis Saturday, Oct. 25, is Make a Difference Day and the call is out to make a difference in your community.
  • Orleans
  • 23 hours, 59 minutes ago
Jefferson

Firefighters investigate 2-alarm fire in Metairie

Firefighters investigate 2-alarm fire in MetairieFirefighters investigate 2-alarm fire in Metairie
  • Jefferson
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Jefferson

JPSO: 11-year-old boy goes missing

JPSO: 11-year-old boy goes missingThe Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for your help locating a missing 11-year-old boy from Avondale.
  • Jefferson
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Jefferson

Hispanic population booming in Jefferson Parish

Hispanic population booming in Jefferson ParishDepending on where you live, your neighborhood, your city is changing. And according to U.S. Census population projections, it's getting more diverse and dark.
  • Jefferson
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Orleans

Crews to tear down collapsed F.Q. building

Crews to tear down collapsed F.Q. buildingLess than 24 hours after a wall of a French Quarter building collapsed, firefighters were back out at that same historical building after the rest of it came crashing down.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Gulf Oil Spill

BP flak: We didn't ruin Gulf, La. caused oyster losses

BP flak: We didn't ruin Gulf, La. caused oyster lossesOp-ed says BP is scapegoat for Gulf's environmental problems, Gov. Jindal's 'misguided' fresh water diversion
  • Gulf Oil Spill
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Northshore

Fair vendor loses thousands in merchandise in theft

Fair vendor loses thousands in merchandise in theftThe Washington Parish Free Fair kicked off with big crowds and beautiful weather last Wednesday. It's estimated that tens of thousands of people visited the fairgrounds over the four-day festival and many bought merchandise from Wanda Sessum's custom embroidery...
  • Northshore
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Crime

Two N.O. women killed within blocks of each other

Two N.O. women killed within blocks of each otherNew Orleans Police are searching for suspects in the murder of two women within blocks of each other
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Orleans

Building in Quarter comes down in total collapse

Building in Quarter comes down in total collapseA building in the French Quarter that suffered a partial collapse on Tuesday, entirely gave way Wednesday shortly before 1 p.m., according to reporter Meg Farris.
  • Orleans
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Crime

Fatal shooting in Lakeview

Fatal shooting in LakeviewThe NOPD is on the scene of a fatal shooting in the 6300 block of Pontchartrain Blvd. in Lakeview.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
News

Man yanks woman off motorcycle by her hair, steals bike, says sheriff's office

Man yanks woman off motorcycle by her hair, steals bike, says sheriff's officeA New Orleans man was arrested by St. Bernard deputies for yanking a woman off a dirt bike and stealing the motorcycle along with drug charge Tuesday, according to the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office.
  • News
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Health

Mackie: Mediterranean Diet is best, plus get his book free

Mackie: Mediterranean Diet is best, plus get his book freeMackie: Mediterranean Diet is best, plus get his book free
  • Health
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Orleans

Missing woman found in good health

Missing woman found in good healthNew Orleans police are asking the public's help in finding a woman who went missing in the French Quarter over the weekend.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Jefferson

Eye on Jefferson Parish: JP Mobile App gives residents all access to parish info

Eye on Jefferson Parish: JP Mobile App gives residents all access to parish infoEye on Jefferson Parish: JP Mobile App gives residents all access to parish info
  • Jefferson
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Crime

Female killed on N. Claiborne and Columbus

Female killed on N. Claiborne and ColumbusPolice arrived at the intersection of North Claiborne Avenue and Columbus Street and found a 26-year-old female shot multiple times.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Orleans

Part of building falls into French Quarter street

Part of building falls into French Quarter streetPart of a building in the French Quarter near Royal St. and St. Ann has fallen into the street, closing a block or two of Royal Street.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
David Hammer

Future of solar power in La. may hinge on Nov. election

Future of solar power in La. may hinge on Nov. electionThe future of rooftop solar, and of renewable energy in Louisiana in general, could hang in the balance as polar-opposites battle Nov. 4 for a swing seat on the Public Service Commission.
  • David Hammer
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Orleans

City leads major overhaul of domestic violence policies

City leads major overhaul of domestic violence policiesLouisiana ranks near the top when it comes to the number of women murdered by men and that fact has led to a major overhaul of the city's policies dealing with domestic violence.
  • Orleans
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago