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July 17, 2019 - 10:17 am
( WWJ ) - Photos of a handsome black dog perched in a cage high on the roof of a dilapidated SUV are drawing outrage across social media. "Someone needs to stop this jackass for one it’s too flipping hot out and that cage is to small for that poor dog! Tees me off!! Let the dog out of the cage!!"...
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Juliet Papa
July 17, 2019 - 6:50 am
( 1010 WINS ) — Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced to life plus 30 years in prison in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday. Guzman was also ordered to pay $12.6 billion in forfeiture. At the hearing, Guzman told U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan that his case was tainted by...
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July 10, 2019 - 7:05 pm
Louisiana State Police say a lightning strike snarled traffic on the I-10 Twin Span this evening. The bolt hit a car, blowing out all four tires. No one was injured but the car was disabled. Luckily, a state police spokesman said a fellow motorist was able to help get the car off to the side of the...
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Thomas Perumean
July 10, 2019 - 1:26 pm
A storm during the morning commute swamped streets in New Orleans and prompted a tornado warning near the city today and as several water spouts spotted on the lake. Rain fell at a rate pumps couldn't keep up with according to the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board Chief Ghasan Korban. "We looked...
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Chris Miller
July 09, 2019 - 7:12 pm
The Mississippi River has been about a foot below flood stage for days after a record amount of time this year, including an unprecedented second opening of the Bonnet Carre spillway in the same year. But the effects of Invest 92 are expected to change that, the National Weather Service predicts:...
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An area of low pressure has moved over Gulf of Mexico waters after moving south across Florida from Georgia. The National Hurricane Center says we should expect: A tropical depression to form by Thursday Heavy rainfall all the way from the Texas to the Florida Panhandle during the next several days...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 08, 2019 - 10:08 pm
The National Hurricane Center has expanded the area along the Gulf Coast that could see tropical rains by this coming weekend. "Heavy rainfall is possible along portions of the northern and eastern U.S. Gulf coast later this week," Senior Hurricane Specialist John Cangialosi said. The broadening...
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New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell encourages everyone to be ready for possible flooding rain by getting flood insurance. She also wants residents to review their preparedness plans. "This is a reminder to residents that we are in hurricane season. Whether or not this system impacts us, now is the...
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Mark Menard
July 08, 2019 - 6:50 pm
New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan has an uncanny ability to show the more sly, winking aspects of his personality in his official team photos, but it seems he's leveled up in 2019. Monday afternoon, NBC's Sunday Night Football twitter account gave the world a sneak peek of what Jordan has...
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July 02, 2019 - 9:02 am
John Walton has died. "It is with great shock and sadness that I inform the Walton & Johnson audience of the untimely and sudden passing of John Walton," Cohost Steve Johnson posted to Facebook. He died just before midnight last night. "His medical issues were too numerous to overcome. He had...
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