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December 19, 2016 - 12:50 am
Today, Louisiana's 8 electors will cast their votes for President-elect Donald Trump. Scott Wilfong is one of those electors. He says it's an honor to cast his vote for the people of Louisiana, as he has done once before for Mitt Romney in 2012. "It makes you realize just the power of the republic...
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December 18, 2016 - 11:23 am
JPSO authorities say the 3-week-old baby has been found safe and reunited with his mother after being taken by the father Saturday night. Police are still looking for the father Cameron Davis, who allegedly took the baby,Kingston Davis from his mother after pointing a gun at her. The baby was...
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December 18, 2016 - 8:09 am
A New Orleans state lawmaker has created a nonprofit organization to draw attention to women's issues in the Louisiana Legislature. Democratic Rep. Helena Moreno says the Ignite Advocacy Network will alert members about policy issues up for debate and encourage them to attend hearings and write...
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December 18, 2016 - 12:28 am
New Orleans Police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting in the French Quarter. According to the NOPD, a male victim and his friends were involved in a physical altercation in which the subject produced a gun and shot the victim to the abdomen. Police say it happened around 12:45 a.m...
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December 17, 2016 - 11:47 pm
After a record-tying 79 degrees Saturday at Louis Armstrong International Airport, Sunday's temperatures will fall through the day The big drop in temperature on Sunday won't last long, however. Two days of cold weather will begin to warm again on Tuesday Sunday, the overnight/early morning low...
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December 17, 2016 - 3:46 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has put out an endangered child alert for a 3-week-old infant. Officials says the baby boy's father kidnapped the child from the mother Friday after threatening her with a gun. Investigators say 24-year-old Cameron Davis, biological father to 3-week-old...
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December 17, 2016 - 9:02 am
It's D-Days -- that is, digital days -- at the National World War II Museum, with historians seeking to storm the internet and move thousands of first-person accounts of the fighting online. Executives with the New Orleans museum say creating a vast online digital collection of 9,000 existing oral...
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December 17, 2016 - 5:18 am
The NOPD says a French Quarter bellman was wounded by an Uber driver shooting at a carjacking suspect early Saturday. The suspect, Andre Satcher, was arrested in connection with the incident, reported around 1:30 a.m. at North Rampart and Canal streets. Police say the Uber driver was stopped at a...
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December 17, 2016 - 4:41 am
The Washington Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an alleged home invasion southwest of Franklinton, which resulted in a kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman. According to a statement from the sheriff's office, Deonte Miller was arrested after posing as a package delivery person and...
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December 17, 2016 - 3:52 am
Louisiana electoral voters say they've been inundated with emails and letters trying to persuade them to change their minds about casting ballots for Donald Trump. That doesn't mean any of the state's eight electoral voters is expected to make a switch. State officials expect a quick,...
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