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Newell Normand
July 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
Eugene Grant, a 27 year old musician, who is autistic and has developmental delays, decided to take to the streets of New Orleans with other members of his band to engage in their chosen craft. They head to Faubourg Marigny, a neighborhood that embraces live, local music, as evidenced by the influx...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 16, 2019 - 11:08 am
A lot has been made of “ICE raids” or “ICE roundups” which, to me, is unfortunate due to the negative connotations of both phrases. They should be referred to as ICE ENFORCING THE LAW. The people ICE are seeking are, without doubt, in this country illegally. Their claim was honored, their case was...
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Scoot
June 04, 2019 - 12:39 pm
A man driving the wrong way on Bourbon Street last Thursday night refused to obey orders from state troopers to stop. A Louisiana state trooper made the decision to shoot 42-year-old Eric Kullander, fearing that he could have continued on to run over pedestrians. Now, there is some controversy over...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
May 01, 2019 - 11:14 am
Are all people distracted by the same things? Can you do two things at a time successfully? Three? One? None? All people are different and we spent some time Wednesday morning talking about a proposed new law in Louisiana that would make holding a cellphone while driving illegal. Those that are for...
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Scoot
April 17, 2019 - 12:02 pm
French Quarter Fest 2019 attracted large crowds on a weekend with nearly perfect weather. With a minimal number of incidents, it is fair to say that this year’s French Quarter Fest was a huge success for both the city and those in attendance. If you were there for one or all of the days of the fest...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
April 10, 2019 - 12:10 pm
NOPD says there’s been a rash of “bold and brazen” juvenile crime in the last couple weeks. How do we stop it? What’s driving it? Is the solution more help for them, harsher sentences, or some combination of the two? To try and get a sense of what’s going on, I spoke with Darrin McCall, the...
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Newell Normand
March 29, 2019 - 3:28 pm
This Jussie Smollett case is disturbing on so many fronts. First the story itself. Smollett reports an early morning attack by two men who yelled racial and homophobic slurs, tied a rope around his neck, doused him with bleach yelling “its MAGA country!” Serious accusations that, if true, would...
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Newell Normand
March 27, 2019 - 10:16 am
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel calls it a white wash of justice. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says justice was not served. I could not agree more. The decision to drop charges against actor Jussie Smollett for a fake criminal act is just plain stupid. RELATED: Celebs React After Jussie Smollett...
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Scoot
March 22, 2019 - 4:05 pm
What seems to have started as a routine traffic stop ended in a fiery crash that killed 3 people and injured 7 others. The tragedy unfolded Wednesday night when NOPD officers tried to stop a vehicle they suspected had been stolen. Rather than yield to the officers’ order to pull over and stop, the...
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