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Don Ames
February 17, 2019 - 11:40 am
Jefferson Parish authorities say two people were killed in a Sunday morning crash in Metairie. Two others were taken to a hospital. The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on Airline Drive near North Atlanta Street. Neighbors told WWL-TV an 18-wheeler was parked on the side of Airline and the...
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Don Ames
February 17, 2019 - 10:47 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office says a man was killed early Sunday in what appears to have been a drive-by shooting on the Bonnet Carre Spillway. They found the victim dead in a shot-up, crashed car on I-10 West over the Bonnet Carre Spillway. The westbound interstate over the Spillway was...
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Don Ames
February 17, 2019 - 10:20 am
New Orleans Police say it's too early to tell if two shooting deaths at the same location in less than a week are related. Both happened in just six days, underneath the I-10 overpass on Claiborne Avenue and Canal Street. The most recent fatal shooting left one man dead overnight Saturday. He was...
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Don Ames
February 17, 2019 - 9:30 am
Another unseasonably warm and muggy Sunday, today, with highs climbing to the upper 70s, and just a 30 percent rain chance later in the day. But, a cold front will pass through the area Sunday night, dropping overnight lows to the mid 50s, possibly the 40s, by Monday morning. That'll bring less...
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Don Ames
February 17, 2019 - 7:33 am
Kenner Police have arrested an 18-year-old Harvey man in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting that took place after a bar fight early Saturday morning. Edwin Gomez-Duarte was arrested and booked on charges of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice Saturday afternoon. Duarte is accused...
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Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
February 16, 2019 - 8:00 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tremont Waters scored 20 points, Ja'vonte Smart added 19 and No. 19 LSU won its fourth straight game, holding off Georgia for an 83-79 victory Saturday night. The Tigers (21-4, 11-1 Southeastern Conference) are off to their best start in league play since the 1981 Final Four team...
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Chris Miller
February 16, 2019 - 6:20 pm
Three LSU administrators associated with Greek life on the Baton Rouge campus have been places on leave, according to a report in The New Orleans Advocate. The Advocate identifies them as Greek Life Director Angela Guillory, Dean of Students Mari Fuentes-Martin and Assistant Greek Life Director...
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February 16, 2019 - 5:46 pm
If nothing else, this LSU team is developing quite a flair for the dramatic. Trailing Army 5-3 headed to the bottom of the ninth inning, LSU roared back to life thanks to the heroics of a freshman. Freshman first baseman Cade Beloso capped his collegiate debut with a walk-off, three-run home run in...
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February 16, 2019 - 1:50 pm
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A former member of a Louisiana police department has been sentenced to nine years in prison for using excessive force on someone he arrested. U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Foote sentenced 35-year-old Codi Dodge, the former deputy chief of investigations for the St. Martinville...
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Don Ames
February 16, 2019 - 11:46 am
New Orleans Police are working an apparent Saturday morning murder in the 600 block of Austerlitz Street. Shortly after 7 am, an adult male victim was found inside of a pickup truck, suffering from an apparent gun shot wound to the head. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. The incident was...
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