Local News

Cynthia Lee Sheng
Kenny Kuhn
April 06, 2020 - 11:10 am
Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee-Cheng gives an update on coronavirus in her parish.
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A New Orleans couple said "I do" on their front porch Saturday
Amos Morale III
April 06, 2020 - 9:57 am
A New Orleans couple didn't let Covid-19 stop them from saying "I do" as they held their wedding on their front porch
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LSU football
USA Today
Steve Geller
April 06, 2020 - 9:34 am
LSU quarterback Myles Brennan and girlfriend Erin Hebert, granddaughter to Bobby Sr., launched a GoFundMe page to benefit the Ochsner Clinic Foundation's fight against Covid-19
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Demaerre
Thomas Perumean
April 06, 2020 - 6:35 am
On a Sunday afternoon, WWL-First News talked with people on their way into or out of grocery stores in Metairie and Kenner. What we learned is people are stressed.
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A man wears a mask to protect himself from the coronavirus while running in front of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge along the Embarcadero in San Francisco, Sunday, April 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Associated Press
April 05, 2020 - 7:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans braced for what the nation's top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hot spot in Europe after a record 24-hour jump in deaths that surpassed even hard-hit Italy's...
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New Orleans
JH
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 05, 2020 - 5:32 pm
The Sheraton New Orleans is set to become another coronavirus hospital to help handle a steadily increasing demand for medical facilities to treat COVID-19 patients.
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The City of Tuscaloosa uses the LSU-Bama rivalry used to encourage social distancing
Amos Morale III
April 05, 2020 - 11:57 am
The city of Tuscaloosa drew from the LSU-Alabama rivalry in order to encourage social distancing
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Three others remain at large
NOPD
Thomas Perumean
April 05, 2020 - 11:10 am
Three others remain at large
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A faithful from a facing balcony follows the celebration of the Palm Sunday mass on the roof of the church of San Pio X, in Rome, Sunday, April 5, 2020. Churches are closed to faithful all over Italy due to the coronavirus outbreak. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Mauro Scrobogna/LaPresse via AP)
Associated Press
April 05, 2020 - 10:55 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated Palm Sunday Mass in the shelter of St. Peter's Basilica without the public because of the coronavirus pandemic, while parish priests elsewhere in Rome took to church rooftops and bell towers to lead services so at least some faithful could follow the...
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