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December 16, 2018 - 2:58 pm
It is traditionally one of the hottest Christmas songs on radio stations and personal Christmas playlists all over America this time of year. The song is “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” but not the Mariah Carey song by the same name, which hit a new level of popularity when it was used as the...
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Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY
December 16, 2018 - 11:15 am
(WWL.com) - Congressman Cedric Richmond has introduced a half-a-trillion dollar bill that would build an estimated 2.1 million new, affordable homes in America, and subsidize the purchase of existing houses. HousingNOLA Executive Director Andreanecia Morris says passing this legislation would...
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Don Ames
December 16, 2018 - 9:59 am
The NOPD is investigating the Sunday morning shooting death of an unidentified adult female. About 5:15 a.m., NOPD Seventh District officers were advised that a concerned citizen had called to report an unknown person was down on the side of Lake Forest Boulevard, in the grassy area near Bullard...
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December 16, 2018 - 9:26 am
(WWL.com) - The holidays can be a dangerous time on the roadways so law enforcement is stepping up patrols as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Deputy Director of the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Dortha Cummins says in the last five years, 139 people have died during the...
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Don Ames
December 16, 2018 - 8:44 am
The NOPD is working a homicide by shooting at the intersection of Lake Forest Boulevard and Bullard Avenue. Police say a woman was found down with an apparent gunshot wound around 5:14 a.m. No additional information is available at this time.
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Chris Miller
December 15, 2018 - 6:32 pm
The 2018 NFC South champion New Orleans Saints could be in a position to earn a first-round bye when they kick off against the Carolina Panthers. It all depends on how the Green Bay Packers do at Chicago when they play the Bears at noon on Sunday at Soldier Field. If the Packers (5-7-1) can upset...
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December 15, 2018 - 4:41 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With just over two weeks left in 2018, New Orleans is on pace to see a significant drop in the number of murders for the year, and could mark the lowest number of killings the city has seen in nearly half a century. As of Saturday, New Orleans police had investigated 137 murders...
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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
December 15, 2018 - 4:26 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Darius Bradwell rushed for a career-best 150 yards and two touchdowns to lead Tulane to its first postseason victory in 16 years, a 41-24 win over intrastate rival Louisiana-Lafayette in the Cure Bowl on Saturday. You want highlights?! We got highlights! Check out the best...
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Chris Miller
December 15, 2018 - 3:31 pm
A car backed out of the second floor of a parking garage in Metairie, WWL-TV reports. Emergency officials say they were notified around 2:20 p.m. about the crash in the 3200 block of 26th Street, near Causeway and I-10. Two people inside the vehicle were taken to University Medical Center...
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Don Ames
December 15, 2018 - 2:02 pm
Officials with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office say an investigation dubbed 'Operation Naughty List' has led to 22 arrests in the parish. The two-day operation came after more than six months of intelligence gathering within the LPSO Narcotics Division, officials said. Sheriff Jason Ard said...
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