Canal Street

Thomas Perumean
Chris Miller
December 04, 2019 - 10:30 am
Businesses on or near Canal and Rampart streets, where the partially collapsed Hard Rock hotel construction looms, are trying to get word out that they're open for business. A lot of shops and restaurants and other businesses had to endure more than a month of forced closure, and it's tough getting...
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Scoot
December 02, 2019 - 1:04 pm
A mass shooting during the Bayou Classic weekend in New Orleans quickly spread across the media and became a national story that stains the image of a city people want to love, but they can’t ignore the perception of violence in New Orleans. The mass shooting also invites “fake news” based on “...
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Thomas Perumean
Don Ames
November 23, 2019 - 10:16 am
New Orleans city officials say the damaged crane hanging over Canal Street has been secured, allowing more businesses near the Hard Rock Hotel collapse site to reopen. The evacuation zone around the construction site has been reduced even further ahead of the planned demolition. A contractor hired...
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Don Ames
November 17, 2019 - 6:14 am
NOPD is investigating a traffic fatality that occurred early Sunday on I-10 West near the Canal Street Exit. Police say a young woman was killed in the accident. One person is in custody in connection to the fatality. The crash occurred about 3:40 a.m. A 25-year-old woman involved in the accident...
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Thomas Perumean
October 07, 2019 - 7:21 am
Two of the three lanes of Canal Street upbound (lakebound) closed at 7am Monday. The lanes are between North Pierce and Carrollton are closed for repairs to the drinking water system. S&WB says the work is the repairs will restore two 24-inch water valves. The department uses valves throughout...
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Don Ames
October 05, 2019 - 5:52 am
A shoplifting incident at Saks Fifth Avenue on Canal Street became an officer-involved shooting Friday evening. NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson says a probation and parole agent was working a private security detail at Saks Fifth Avenue along with a levee board officer when the shooting took...
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Don Ames
March 02, 2019 - 8:29 am
The NOPD is investigating what they call an aggravated battery by cutting on Friday night in the French Quarter. It happened just before 7 p.m. in the 900 block of Decatur Street, as Carnival krewes rolled down the parade route 10 blocks away on Canal Street. Police say the 41-year-old victim and...
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Scoot
February 21, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Life can change in an instant as mine did last Thursday night. The outpouring of support, prayers and concern from you - listeners, as well as total strangers, sheds a positive light on a horrific personal event. And for that - the words “thank you” do not reflect the sense of value I feel as a...
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Jim Hanzo
February 17, 2019 - 8:01 pm
Police in New Orleans say a robbery suspect is dead after a shootout with cops Officers attempted to arrest the suspect, when gunfire errupted. Five bystanders waiting at a bus stop on Canal Street were injured, one critically wounded, in the crossfire. A state trooper killed the suspect near...
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