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January 28, 2017 - 8:51 am
New Orleans police responded to a double homicide reported Saturday afternoon in the 2200 block of Port Street. Around 12:30 p.m.Saturday, Fifth District officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting in the 2200 block of Port Street. Upon arrival they found two unresponsive black male...
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January 28, 2017 - 8:02 am
New Orleans police are looking for two masked men who robbed a bar on Telemachus Street early Saturday morning. According to a release from the NOPD, two unknown black males wearing masks entered the Twelve Mile Limit bar in the 500 block of Telemachus at approximately 12:45 a.m. One of the males...
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January 27, 2017 - 11:54 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a late Friday night shooting that left one woman dead and two others injured. Shortly before midnight, officers responded to a call of a shooting at Claiborne and Orleans avenues. They found three female victims with multiple gunshot wounds inside a four-door...
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January 27, 2017 - 11:52 pm
The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 18 this week to 712. A year ago, 619 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 566 rigs sought oil and 145 explored for natural gas this week. One was listed as miscellaneous...
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January 27, 2017 - 3:52 pm
Jefferson Parish authorities say a 16-year-old is wanted for shooting and killing a 19-year-old victim. "As the Investigation into the shooting death of 19 year-old Freddie L. Carter continues, Homicide Detective Jean Lincoln had a Second Degree Murder warrant issued for a 16 year-old black male,"...
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January 27, 2017 - 1:47 pm
Prosecutors in New Orleans say Kevin Johnson and Hakim Shabazz should be punished for lying -- either when their testimony helped convict a man of murder in 1994 or when they changed their stories 20 years later and helped set him free. Defense attorneys told the judge at their perjury trial on...
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January 27, 2017 - 11:51 am
Two men are facing federal charges after they were accused of being involved in bank robberies in New Orleans and Slidell. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite's office says 22-year-old Dwayne Anthony "Butter'' Winans Jr. and 21-year-old Bryson Tuesno are charged together in connection with the Aug. 15...
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January 27, 2017 - 9:52 am
Two men who changed their stories in a 1993 murder case, resulting in freedom for a man who was imprisoned for two decades, will likely hear their verdict in a perjury case on Monday. District Judge Ben Willard is expected to rule then in the case of Kevin Johnson and Hakim Shabazz. Both were...
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January 27, 2017 - 4:44 am
Governor John Bel Edwards announces he will call a special session so legislators can make what he calls “painful” cuts to address a 304-million dollar shortfall. Edwards says the special session would start February 13th. "When we're looking at cuts of this magnitude, I believe it would be...
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January 27, 2017 - 4:18 am
Headliners at this years jazzfest will include Usher, Maroon 5, Tom Petty, Pit Bull, Kings of Leon, Alabama Shakes, Snoop Dog, and Stevie Wonder. Also playing: Harry Connick, Jr., Meghan Trainor, Lorde, Snoop Dogg, Alabama Shakes, Pitbull, Widespread Panic, Trey Anastasio Band, Trombone Shorty...
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