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Don Ames
June 20, 2019 - 8:19 pm
The New Orleans Council hosted friends and colleagues of legendary musician Dr. John at a presentation of his lifetime achievements and boundless contributions to the city Thursday. Dr. John was a cultural icon and instrumental figure in shaping New Orleans' rich history. As both a student and...
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Chris Miller
June 20, 2019 - 2:37 pm
With the ingenuity of veterinarians and students at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, and the help of LEGO interlocking bricks, a two-legged turtle named Pedro can now wheel himself around. Pedro was already a three-legged turtle when he was adopted by Sandra Traylor. After a recent escape...
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Authorities are now linking more shootings to the suspect in four murders in Jefferson and Orleans Parish this month. There are now three additional crimes 22-year-old Sean Barrette allegedly committed. He's already charged with murdering three people in shootings on West Metairie Avenue and one...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 19, 2019 - 12:17 pm
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto says a killer who randomly selected four victims to murder in Metairie and New Orleans left his cell phone at the crime scene on West Metairie Avenue. Lopinto says they were able to identify the suspect through forensic analysis of the phone. "This was a subject...
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Chris Miller
June 08, 2019 - 4:25 pm
A passenger on a Spirit Airlines flight bound for New Orleans this week earned himself a lifetime ban for vaping and getting drunk, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. The passenger, a St. Petersburg, Florida resident, was vaping in the cabin, according to officials. When told that...
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June 06, 2019 - 5:07 pm
It was only a matter of time before New Orleanians took to the streets to honor to honor the life and legacy of Dr. John. Kermit Ruffins announced a second line to honor the life and legacy of "Mac" Rebennack to be held Friday afternoon. The New Orleans-style farewell kicked off from Ruffins'...
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Rudy Stark
Riders on a bus on the LSU campus Thursday morning were shocked to see the flood waters outside suddenly rush onto the bus and race down the isle. Rudy Stark shot the video as the flooding came aboard the bus as it drove down Fraternity Row in Baton Rouge. It happened as heavy rains from tropical...
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Chris Miller
June 06, 2019 - 11:12 am
A video captures the moment a tornado crossed the river in St. James Parish. A driver for Rene's Industries caught the twister coming over the river and across the levee and River Rd. #Tornado captured crossing the river near Convent. Only minor damage reported so far. Video via Rene's Industries...
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Thomas Perumean
June 06, 2019 - 7:51 am
Since the removal of the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee more than two years ago, lots of names have been bandied about as a replacement. Among them two are gathering traction. New Orleans Victory Circle supports remaking the circle into a monument to "honor all veterans of all wars"...
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An online auction house says it has sold a statue of Robert E. Lee for the city of Dallas. "Restored in 1991, this large monumental sculpture shows General Robert E. Lee riding on his horse," LSOauctions.com describes the monument to the late Confederate leader. "The sculpture’s estimated weight is...
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