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Jim Hanzo
February 15, 2019 - 4:19 pm
The NOPD reports that the suspect wanted in connection with a battery incident that occurred February 10 has turned himself in. The incident happened at the intersection of Canal Street and St. Charles Avenue. 18-year-old Mark Gregory Hunter surrendered to police today. At around 2:20 a.m. on...
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February 15, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... With blue chips leading the way, stocks finished the week on a very positive note. The Dow Industrials rallied 443 points, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 45. For the week, the Dow was up 3.1% and has now notched eight straight weekly gains. A good day and a good week for...
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Steve Geller
February 15, 2019 - 3:10 pm
The Pelicans officially made the announcement that the team and general manager Dell Demps have decided to mutually part ways. “We will immediately begin the process of restructuring our basketball operations department,” stated Saints and Pelicans Owner Gayle Benson. “This will include a...
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Jim Hanzo
February 15, 2019 - 1:52 pm
Two more DKE members have been arrested, accused of abusive hazing at LSU , according to the New Orleans Advocate. New arrest warrants released this morning also accuse members of making pledges walk barefoot on broken glass and hitting and kicking them. The two newest arrests are 20-year-old Blake...
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Dell Demps with Anthony Davis
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Kristian Garic
February 15, 2019 - 11:03 am
The New Orleans Pelicans have fired General Manager Dell Demps. It comes a day after super star Anthony Davis walked out on the team in the middle of a game. Davis appeared to suffer a minor injury during last night's game in the Smoothie King Center. He was later seen leaving the arena with his...
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February 15, 2019 - 10:47 am
(WWL.com) After a year-long investigation, State Police have arrested fifteen suspects in connection with a Mardi Gras 2018 incident known as a ride out where participants would stop up highways and ride recklessly. Senior Trooper Melissa Matey said the investigation is very complex as many...
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Steve Geller
February 15, 2019 - 9:22 am
The Saints continue to remodel their special teams staff. ESPN reports that Penn State assistant Phil Galiano is getting hired to be the Black & Gold's assistant special teams coach. Penn State assistant coach Phil Galiano is leaving school to join Saints’ special teams coach Darren Rizzi and...
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Jim Hanzo
February 15, 2019 - 8:32 am
After nine fraternity members were arrested for hazing-related crimes, and pledges allegedly being urinated on while laying face down on a basketball court covered in broken glass, being put in an ice machine wearing nothing but underwear and having ice with spices drip into their eyes, the...
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Chris Miller
February 15, 2019 - 8:00 am
To make sure emergency responders are prepared for Mardi Gras season, they're going to have a full scale exercise this morning on the edge of the French Quarter. It's a mass-casualty drill with simulated gunfire in Armstrong Park, and New Orleans Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness...
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Don Ames
February 15, 2019 - 6:56 am
Eleven Carnival events are on tap this weekend, in New Orleans, Jefferson and the Northshore. The Marigny got things started Friday night, with the artsy new walking Krewe Boheme. "And, of course, Saturday night in the Marigny and the French Quarter, the Krewe du Vieux, and krewedelusion. Those are...
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