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Don Ames
August 17, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Jesuit High School officials say several of the school's football players and coaches had their vehicles broken into this week during team practice. Nine students and two coaches reported having their car windows smashed Thursday night. The team parked their cars at the Mid-City school, then took a...
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Amos Morale III
August 17, 2019 - 11:21 am
Louisiana and the New Orleans community took to social media to express their condolences at the death of TV anchor Nancy Parker. RELATED: Journalist Nancy Parker dies in plane crash Parker was one of two people that died in a plane crash Friday near Lakefront Airport. Politicians and public...
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Amos Morale III
August 17, 2019 - 10:17 am
New Orleans TV reporter and anchor Nancy Parker died in a plane crash Friday near New Orleans Lakefront Airport. RELATED: Journalist Nancy Parker dies in plane crash Her husband Glynn Boyd said his “heart is shattered” in a statement he released Saturday morning. “She had so much to give. So smart...
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Don Ames
August 17, 2019 - 9:36 am
New Orleans lost two strong community members a plane crash Friday afternoon. Journalist Nancy Parker and pilot Franklin Augustus were both dedicated to making their city a better place. WVUE FOX 8 announced Friday evening that Nancy Parker, their long-time news anchor and a fixture in New Orleans...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 16, 2019 - 7:05 pm
AP Photo/Gerald Herbert Veteran New Orleans TV reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people who died in a plane crash Friday near New Orleans Lakefront Airport. Parker was on assignment for TV station WVUE, Fox 8 when the small plane went down in a fiery crash. RELATED: New Orleans...
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Steve Geller
August 16, 2019 - 4:30 pm
Not only are Saints players getting a break from the heat in New Orleans; they also enjoyed a much lighter workout than yesterday on day 22 of training camp. About halfway into the 2nd joint practice with the Chargers, both teams took off their shoulder pads and went the rest of the way in shells...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 16, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Crews confirm a place crash in New Orleans East. A small airplane went down near France Road and Industrial Canal. Two people were aboard, they both died. The New Orleans Fire Department responded shortly after 3:00pm. Black smoke could be seen billowing from the scene. The @NOLAFireDept , @...
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August 16, 2019 - 2:59 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ A political organization supporting Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has tweaked a TV ad slamming one of the Democrat's opponents, amid claims the ad was misleading. Gumbo PAC has slightly reworked a 30-second spot attacking Republican candidate Eddie Rispone, after Rispone's...
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Don Ames
August 16, 2019 - 2:29 pm
Louisiana's Ruston High Bearcats are getting a new logo after Rutgers University asked the school to change it. Both schools use an identical block “R”, but Rutgers holds the trademark. Ruston Principal Dan Gressett says the university has been generous in working with the school as it phases out...
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Don Ames
August 16, 2019 - 2:12 pm
The Coast Guard Sector New Orleans says an oil spill has been found near an estimated 200-foot by 600-foot area of marshland near Plaquemines Parish. In a news release, the Guard reported that OMI Environmental Solutions has put out about 300 feet of boom around the impacted area in An Incident...
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