New Orleans

Chris Miller
February 19, 2019 - 9:13 am
The city of New Orleans will take steps this Carnival to try and keep beads and other parade throws from clogging up storm drains. Not every throw ends up in someone's parade bag, and a lot of beds, cups, toys, and the plastic bags they come in end up going down the drain. Ramsey Green, the deputy...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 18, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Scoot, WWL's afternoon talk show host, is recovering from injuries he suffered after a motorcycle hit him while he walking across Canal Street in New Orleans. "Scoot’s ok, but he’s recovering from some tough injuries to his body," according to a statement from WWL management. "Scoot was struck,...
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Don Ames
February 18, 2019 - 12:28 pm
A report by online lending company LendingTree, indicates that once people buy a home in New Orleans, they tend to stick around. According to the report, New Orleans ranks fifth on a list of 50 major cities where residents stay the longest. Not a surprise, says Michael Hecht, President and CEO of...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 18, 2019 - 7:02 am
A wanted suspect is dead after a shoot-out with police in Downtown New Orleans. Several other people were caught in the cross fire. It all started when cops attempted to detain a suspect for questioning in some recent armed robberies. "The individual then pulled a weapon out and began firing at our...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 13, 2019 - 11:08 am
The NOPD says detectives are looking for suspects in two daylight armed robberies on Tuesday. The first happened on Canal Street outside the University Medical Center around seven o' clock in the morning. "The victim stated she was walking to work when an unknown black male approached her from...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 12, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Local, state and federal leaders gathered today to make sure they are ready for Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Mayor LaToya Cantrell hosted police, fire, EMS and other agencies. "We have the worlds greatest experts right here as it relates to public safety... we are more than prepared for Mardi Gras...
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February 10, 2019 - 6:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS, La. (Feb. 10, 2019) – Nearly 13,000 registered runners from age 12 to 86 took to the streets of New Orleans this weekend to participate in the 10th edition of the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon. With a focus on the core pillars of bringing Fun to the RunTM...
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