Local News

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 13, 2018 - 9:56 am
New Orleans police are investigating a reported armed robbery in the 300 block of Andrew Higgins Drive, about a block from the Morial Convention Center. The Major Offense Log says the victim told cops that he was standing outside around 4:22am. "A red four-door car arrived. The passenger (unknown...
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Chris Miller
December 13, 2018 - 9:41 am
The New Orleans City Council Public Works Committee meets today, for the first time since voters decided that committee's chairman should sit on the Sewerage & Water Board. It wasn't that long ago that voters thought getting council members off the board would be a good thing that would help...
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December 13, 2018 - 9:13 am
(WWL.com) - Louisiana has three of the top 30 cities most in need of charity donations this holiday season according to the personal finance website WalletHub.com. New Orleans came in at 10, Shreveport was next highest in the state at 21, and Baton Rouge came in at 26. WalletHub Analyst Jill...
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Jim Hanzo
December 13, 2018 - 8:37 am
New Orleans downtown is seeing a number of condos going up. It's the latest trend happening in the city attracting buyers who want to live in the Warehouse District. Glennda Bach, with Latter & Blum, says it runs the gamut of people who are buying condos but the common factor is they have some...
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USA TODAY Sports
December 13, 2018 - 7:55 am
Tim Zimmer reporting... The NFL has announced its international schedule for the 2019 NFL season. It will feature five international games, four games in London & one in Mexico City. The league say that the home teams for those game are the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Los Angeles Chargers, the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 13, 2018 - 7:03 am
So, my only real vice anymore is binging shows. I have sacrificed sleep time and again to watch just one more episode of my current favorite show. Right now that's Ray Donovan on Showtime. I have raced through season after season after recently getting Showtime. WWL News Anchor David Blake had been...
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USA TODAY
December 12, 2018 - 10:17 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had 44 points and 18 rebounds, and the inconsistent New Orleans Pelicans narrowly held on to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-114 on Wednesday night. Jrue Holiday had 20 points and 10 assists, and Julius Randle added 22 for New Orleans, which has alternated wins...
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December 12, 2018 - 9:17 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An audit says three employees of the state Office of Motor Vehicles were arrested for using about $98,000 in customer payments for personal use. The legislative auditor's office said in its report released Wednesday that the arrests happened between March and June of 2017 at...
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USA TODAY
December 12, 2018 - 6:08 pm
LSU All-American linebacker Devin White remains undecided on whether he'll skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. White, who won the Butkus Award which goes to the nation's best linebacker, says he still has some unfinished business. "I want to make sure that I leave this place better than...
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Chris Miller
December 12, 2018 - 5:48 pm
Sources familiar with the federal investigation into an alleged kickback scheme involving former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff jack Strain say the case also involves claims that Strain sexually abused youngsters while in office, according to The New Orleans Advocate . The investigation of sexual abuse...
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