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January 23, 2017 - 6:50 am
An ROTC instructor at Mandeville High school is facing more serious charges after he was initially booked with computer solicitation of a minor. Now, cops believe 48-year-old Hosea McGhee has had sexual relations with two teenage students, girls ages 15 and 16. The initial charge against McGhee was...
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January 23, 2017 - 3:53 am
A government audit has found that the former warden of Louisiana's largest prison may have violated state law by using prison resources and public funds to renovate and furnish his homes. A report released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's office also details other potentially illegal...
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January 23, 2017 - 3:29 am
A second victim from last night's triple shooting on S. Laurel Street, identified as 25-year-old Malcolm Wallace was pronounced dead earlier this morning at UMC. A teenage girl died after the overnight gunfire off of Airline Drive in Metairie. Cops got the call of gunfire in the 1400 block of...
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January 23, 2017 - 2:55 am
Now that we know who will play in Super Bowl 51, the dilemma is who do you pull for? Saints fans arch-rival the hated Atlanta Falcons, or the New England Patriots, who we are just tired of seeing in Super Bowls? We got reaction from many downtown. "I'm pulling for New England," this worker said. "I...
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January 23, 2017 - 2:43 am
A Mandeville High School ROTC instructor has been booked on additional charges for allegedly having sex on numerous occasions, with 2 different teenagers, ages 15 and 16 on campus. Over the weekend, authorites developed probable cause to believe that Hosea McGhee had sexual relations with the two...
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January 23, 2017 - 1:37 am
Homelessness in Louisiana is down 68% over the last seven years. That’s according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s yearly Point-in-Time count. Louisiana Housing Corporation Executive Director Keith Cunningham credits this decrease to hard work by his agency to help...
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January 23, 2017 - 1:03 am
Follow @ChrisMillerWWL The IRS open for business. Starting today, you can file your federal returns for 2016. People expecting refunds are more likely to race to get their taxes filed today. Did you have losses in the March and August floods that didn't get reimbursed? You can claim that on your...
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January 23, 2017 - 12:36 am
A teenage girl is dead after overnight gunfire off Airline Drive in Metairie. It happened on Laurel Street in the Little Farms area of Metairie. Cops got the call of gunfire in the 1400 block of Laurel Street. They arrived to find a 16-year-old female dead on the scene in the back seat of a car...
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January 22, 2017 - 3:47 pm
A ground stop has been lifted after a computer glitch halted all domestic flights on United Airlines Sunday. It came after about an hour that the grounding was announced that a tweet from United's account saying it has been lifted. UPDATE: The ground stop has been lifted. We’re working to get...
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January 22, 2017 - 1:58 pm
United Airlines was forced to ground all domestic flights because of a computer glitch on Sunday. The problem appears to be connected to the Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) and low bandwidth. At least one departure and four arrivals have been affected by the...
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