Local News

August 16, 2018 - 8:25 am
New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Salt Lake City and Buffalo have the youngest business founders in the country. That’s according to online lender LendingTree, which says entrepreneurs in these cities are younger than 38 on average when they started their businesses. The Environmental Integrity Project...
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Jim Hanzo
August 16, 2018 - 8:18 am
You've heard of refinancing your home, but your car. Can money really be saved? Report by TransUnion Analysis says it happens and the average decrease is about 52 dollars each month. Chuck Simmons with TruWealth Advisors says it really is a wise move. "When you refinance a vehicle, there is really...
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Chris Miller
August 16, 2018 - 7:16 am
When is an outbreak not an outbreak? A web posting by the CDC about measles in Louisiana touched off a bit of a frenzy, but is also helping public health officials deliver a reminder. The CDC was just giving an update on measles cases so far in the U.S. -- 107 of them, including two in Louisiana,...
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USA TODAY
August 15, 2018 - 9:18 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals wrapped up their shortest training camp in recent memory Wednesday with a workout at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals reported on July 27 for their first camp under new coach Steve Wilks and scattered a handful of outdoor practices in the...
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Chris Miller
August 15, 2018 - 4:46 pm
A judge granted Morning Call's request for an injunction to keep City Park from awarding a contract to Café du Monde that would have cost the coffee and beignets business its only location, WWL -TV reports. Morning Call filed the suit after City Park rejected their bid to operate in the park's...
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Chris Miller
August 15, 2018 - 4:24 pm
New Orleans Police say they have arrested the suspect in a triple shooting on I-10 in New Orleans East earlier this month, and he's also wanted for a homicide committed nearly three years ago. Police say 19-year-old Nas Jackson was in an ongoing dispute with one of the victims in the I-10 shooting...
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David Blake
August 15, 2018 - 1:19 pm
After several delays, the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board today announced that they are ready now to start the first cutoffs of water service customer who haven't paid their bills. Acting Executive Director Jade Brown Russell says 50 customers could be among the first in almost a year to have...
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Chris Miller
August 15, 2018 - 11:52 am
This Christmas season, the Audubon Zoo will light itself up for the holidays. The Audubon Zoo Lights will start Friday, November 23 and run through the end of December. The zoo entrance will be festooned with glowing Christmas ornaments, and inside the zoo many of the illuminated displays will take...
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Jim Hanzo
August 15, 2018 - 11:34 am
The Gretna Heritage Festival lineup has been set for 2018 featuring the Village People, Foreigner, and Montgomery Gentry. Also scheduled to perform are Night Ranger, Lee Ann Womack, the Gin Blossoms and Tone Loc, along with dozens of other acts for the annual event. Gretna Fest 2018 will be held...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 15, 2018 - 10:37 am
Some of the chatter among people in downtown New Orleans is about the midday murder in the CBD on Tuesday, but much of the information people are exchanging is not quite accurate. The initial story came out shortly after 2:00pm, that a man was shot in the head on Gravier Street. Then we learned...
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