Local News

David Blake
May 29, 2017 - 12:59 pm
On this Memorial Day, a number of ceremonies were held across Louisiana, including a tribute at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans and Governor John Bel Edwards honored soldiers at a cemetery for veterans in Slidell. As many Americans are grilling outside with friends and family, it’s...
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Jim Hanzo
May 29, 2017 - 10:23 am
State Police say a pedestrian was killed as he was attempting to cross Interstate 10 near Gause Boulevard, Sunday evening. Shortly before 7:00 PM on Sunday May 28, 2017, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal crash on Interstate 10 East near Gause Blvd. The crash claimed...
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Don Ames
May 29, 2017 - 9:15 am
The Bourbon Street improvement project now underway is not improving business for French Quarter merchants, just yet. A number of Bourbon Street businesses have been suffering ill effects from the street's reconstruction project. The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau is trying to help ease...
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Chris Miller
May 29, 2017 - 8:11 am
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu addressed his reasons for taking down four monuments, the possibility of taking down other monuments, and his aspirations for higher office, in an interview on NBC's Meet the Press . "I don't intend to run for president," Mayor Landrieu told Chuck Todd of NBC's Meet...
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Jim Hanzo
May 29, 2017 - 7:52 am
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said they have arrested 33-year-old, Patrick Pittman, 1420 S. Meadow Street in Metairie, in reference to a homicide Saturday night, in the 400 block of N. Laurel Street. Sheriff Newell Normand said through the course of the investigation, it was learned that...
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May 29, 2017 - 5:59 am
It’s possible we could see another special session start 30 minutes after the current regular session ends on June 8th. That’s according to Jeremy Alford of LaPolitics.com who says the potential need for a fourth special session during Governor Edwards term is because the current fiscal session has...
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Jim Hanzo
May 28, 2017 - 8:10 pm
The skydiving instructor who died during a jump with a trainee, has been identified by the coroner's office as 53-year-old Benjamin Leroy Crowell, from Theodore, Alabama. Crowell died after losing consciousness during a tandem jump Sunday morning. Crowell was performing a tandem jump with a trainee...
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May 28, 2017 - 2:45 pm
WWL.com Reporting The St. Tammany Sheriff's office says just before 11 a.m. on Sunday two men who jumped out of a plane hit the ground very hard at the Royal Golf Course in Slidell. Authorities say a skydiving instructor and trainee were performing a tandem jump. For some unknown reason, the...
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May 28, 2017 - 11:23 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is urging Louisiana residents to do an ``insurance checkup'' ahead of next week's start of hurricane season. He says people should talk to their insurance agents to make sure they know what their named-storm and hurricane deductibles are in...
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May 28, 2017 - 6:16 am
WWL.com Reporting New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting Saturday night in the French Quarter. It happened around 11 p.m. near the corner of St. Louis and Chartres streets. Police say one man was injured, but his condition was unknown. No other details have been released. Anyone with...
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