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Jim Hanzo
October 21, 2019 - 5:21 pm
At an afternoon news conference city officials say they continue to work to get the 2 bodies out of the collapsed Hard Rock hotel as leaders shift to recovering the bodies inside. Fire Chief Tim McConnell talked about what they are working with. "One of the first victims we found, the first victim...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) brings the ball up the court against the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center.
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Amos Morale III
October 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm
The NBA's No. 1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks after having surgery Monday to repair a torn right lateral meniscus, the New Orleans Perlicans announced in a news release. The the surgery was performed by Dr. Jason Folk and team orthopedic surgeon Dr. Misty...
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LSU Tigers wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. (6) makes a touchdown reception against the Texas Longhorns in the second half at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
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Amos Morale III
October 21, 2019 - 3:29 pm
One of Joe Burrow’s top targets, receiver Terrace Marshall Jr., could be ready to play for the Tigers Saturday afternoon when LSU hosts No. 9 Auburn at 2:30 p.m. in Tiger Stadium. Marshall, who’s missed the Tigers’ last three games after suffering an injury in LSU’s 66-38 win against Vanderbilt, is...
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Jim Hanzo
October 21, 2019 - 2:29 pm
Tashonty Toney the man charged in the deaths of 2 bicycle riders and injuring 7 others has pleaded guilty to most of the charges against him. Toney was in court today where he signed a plea agreement to 14 counts related to the injuries but he says he wants to go to trial over the two negligent...
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Jim Hanzo
October 21, 2019 - 1:29 pm
This year's LSU - Alabama game will not be played under the lights according to CBS. The LSU - Alabama game scheduled for Saturday, November 9th will kick off at 2:30 p.m. on CBS. The Tigers and Crimson Tide have not played during the day on CBS since the 2010 season. LSU has not beaten Alabama in...
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Steve Geller
October 21, 2019 - 11:50 am
Eli Apple got hurt late in the Saints win over the Bears, but the severity of his injury is not known. NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport tweeted that the Black & Gold will bring in Kayvon Webster for a workout though. More visits and/or workouts: #Saints are working out CB Kayvon Webster, the #...
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Jim Hanzo
October 21, 2019 - 11:09 am
Again, the Saints defense stepped up to give another solid performance over Chicago. We caught up with some Saints fans after the 35-25 win over the Bears. This lady was worried in the beginning. "It's 5 wins in a row under Teddy (Bridgewater)," she said. "I was skeptical at first, but go Teddy." "...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 21, 2019 - 11:06 am
New Orleans Police have issued a warrant for a woman they say attacked her 62-year-old grandfather over the weekend. "The incident occurred on Saturday, October 19, 2019 around 2 a.m. in the 40 block of Martin Drive," according to a news release. The 22-year-old suspect allegedly went to her...
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WWL Newsroom
October 21, 2019 - 11:05 am
By: Jordan Fiegel The New Orleans Saints went to Soldier Field and crushed the Chicago Bears 36-25. An 11 point win may not look like a blowout, dominant win on first glance; but don’t be fooled by the scoreboard, says WWL NFL Mike Detillier. “The score doesn’t tell you how much the Saints...
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Associated Press
October 21, 2019 - 9:45 am
(AP) — A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that went down in the historic Battle of Midway. Vulcan Inc.'s director of undersea operations Rob Kraft and Naval History and Heritage Command historian Frank...
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