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MSY
Thomas Perumean
October 19, 2019 - 6:15 pm
After countless delays, over budget and behind schedule, the new Louis Armstrong International Airport Terminal has finally set an opening. Wednesday November 6, 2019 the first planes will start arriving at the new terminal and passengers will get to see the new restaurants, bars, lounges, and...
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Associated Press
October 19, 2019 - 5:26 pm
(AP) — Florida Rep. Francis Rooney, one of the few Republicans openly weighing whether to impeach President Donald Trump, said Saturday he will not run for reelection. Asked if he needed or hoped for a third term in 2020, he told Fox News, “I don’t really think I do and I don’t think I really want...
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SPD
Thomas Perumean
October 19, 2019 - 4:43 pm
Four men, all in their teens, one a juvenile, are facing murder charges stemming from the Friday morning murder at the Slidell Housing Authority projects. Slidell Police allege the men went to the home of 33-year-old Andre Johnson with the intent of robbing the man of a cache of marijuana. Officers...
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USA Today Sports
Thomas Perumean
October 19, 2019 - 4:26 pm
Sources have told the Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate the National Football League has levied a $28,075 fine against New Orleans Saints Left Back Demario Davis. The fine comes from an unneccessary roughness flag following a hit on Jacksonville Jaguars Tight End Jeff Swaim. Swaim left the game...
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Don Ames
October 19, 2019 - 10:54 am
Two Louisiana women have been sentenced to prison for violently abusing an autistic relative, keeping her in a backyard cage and forcing her to do chores in exchange for food and water. A statement from FBI Special Agent Bryan Vorndran in New Orleans says Raylaine Knope was sentenced to 28 years,...
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Steve Geller
October 19, 2019 - 10:53 am
Consistency has come with continuity for the Saints defense. 2011 1st round draft pick Cameron Jordan has seniority on this squad. He has gone been through the lows and is more than ready to take a trip to Miami in February. Jordan’s five sacks leads the team’s hunt, which has brought down a total...
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WWL Newsroom
October 19, 2019 - 9:24 am
A federal appeals court on Friday rejected the state of Louisiana’s request that it toss out a lawsuit challenging a broad array of Louisiana abortion regulations. But the ruling from a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit of Appeals ruling also said abortion rights advocates lack standing to...
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City of Kenner
Don Ames
October 19, 2019 - 6:32 am
An infant rescued from a house fire in Kenner Friday is in critical condition at University Medical Center. Firefighters arrived at the scene Friday night to find the back of the house at 27th and Bessemmette covered in flames. The first thing they heard was that there was a baby in the back of the...
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City of Kenner
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 18, 2019 - 9:14 pm
Firefighters raced into a home filled with flames to save a baby Friday night in Kenner. "The Kenner Fire Department received a call shortly after 6 p.m. of a fire in the 500 block of 27th Street with the structure fully engulfed in flames and a baby inside," Kenner Fire Chief Terence Morris said...
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USA TODAY
Jim Hanzo
October 18, 2019 - 3:25 pm
The unveiling of a monument to Lynyrd Skynyrd takes place Sunday in Gillsburg, MS, the site of the band’s 1977 plane crash. Sunday marks the anniversary and President of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Monument Project Bobby McDaniel says they will recognize those impacted by the crash. “We will recognize five...
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