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February 01, 2017 - 10:50 am
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office today says a Causeway Police officer was booked on theft and malfeasance charges. The sheriff's office says it comes after an investigation that was requested by Causeway Police Chief Nick Gongemi. "Causeway Police Sergeant William Jones Jr. was arrested this...
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February 01, 2017 - 6:42 am
Working together, Police in New Orleans and St. John Parish today announced arrests in a series of armed robberies where victims were forced to take off clothing. "They... made the victims kneel down and take the shirt off their back, literally," St. John Sheriff Mike Tregre said. "They... would...
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February 01, 2017 - 6:10 am
A New Orleans man entered a guilty plea today in a apparent road rage case that caused controversy while making headlines back in 2015. Thirty-one-year-old Christopher Smith said he acted in self defense when he punched a California man on Frenchmen Street in the Faubourg Marigny. The blow...
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February 01, 2017 - 5:40 am
January saw a spike in violence in New Orleans. WWL TV says there were 22 murders, the most homicides in a single month in five years. There were a total of 73 shootings. NOPD Chief Michael Harrison says they are using every resource they have. "We're working with our local, state and federal...
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February 01, 2017 - 2:59 am
A woman who was in a car with her boyfriend when he was shot and killed by two pursuing Louisiana sheriff's deputies last year has been charged in connection with the actions authorities say the couple took that prompted the chase. Court records filed Thursday by Jefferson Parish District Attorney...
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February 01, 2017 - 1:27 am
The Tax Foundation releases data on what each state imposes when it comes to state and local sales taxes, and Louisiana leads the nation with a rate of 9.98-percent. Vice President for State Projects Joe Henchman says having a high rate is okay for states if it’s managed well and residents can...
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February 01, 2017 - 12:40 am
Cops are looking for clues after two men were shot dead outside Edna Karr High School in Algiers. It happened during a basketball game inside the school. "The NOPD is investigating a double homicide that occurred on Tuesday, January 31, in the 3300 block of Huntlee Drive," according to an NOPD news...
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February 01, 2017 - 12:22 am
The largest brick-and-mortar retailer is taking on the largest cyber-retailer, and on its home turf. WalMart's subscription-free free shipping program is seen as a shot across the bow of Amazon Prime. Unlike Amazon's Prime, with it's $99 annual fee, WalMart charges nothing for two day shipping, so...
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January 31, 2017 - 3:24 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a double shooting in Algiers that left one victim dead. Shortly afer 9:00 p.m., police reported the violence took place in the 3300-block of Huntlee Drive, near Edna Karr High School, where a basketball game was in progress.
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January 31, 2017 - 9:43 am
Entergy Louisiana broke ground today on an $869-million power plant in St. Charles Parish. Michael Burns with Entergy says this new power station will provide Louisianans with affordable and reliable electricity. He says it will be one of the cleanest and most efficient natural gas plants. “Once...
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