New Orleans

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 26, 2018 - 9:32 am
For the second time this week, New Orleans police responded to shots fired in the French Quarter. Detectives believe it may have been drug-related. "The NOPD is investigating a non-fatal shooting incident that occurred near the intersection of Governor Nicholls and Chartres streets," Public...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 25, 2018 - 6:51 am
South Louisiana is feeling the impacts from what's left of Hurricane Willa. "The remnants of Hurricane Willa will move across SE Louisiana today. It will spread scattered showers and thunderstorms across the New Orleans area starting this morning and continuing until the evening hours," WWL-TV...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 24, 2018 - 7:58 am
What's left of Hurricane Willa is expected to douse Southeast Louisiana on Thursday. "The remnants of Willa will move across Texas and into the Western Gulf tonight. This will form an area of low pressure that will start to move toward the Louisiana Coast," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 24, 2018 - 6:33 am
There was an early morning murder in the French Quarter. "There was an officer a half a block away in the 100 block of Bourbon Street, heard shots, responded," 8th District Commander Nicholas Gernon said in a news conference. "EMS responded immediately, they transported the victim to the hospital...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 22, 2018 - 7:35 am
The clear, blue skies that came with colder air over the past weekend are giving way to clouds and rain this week. "It will warm up this afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds. High temperatures will be in the mid 70s. Tonight will be mostly cloudy and not as cool with scattered showers," WWL-TV...
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Chris Miller
October 20, 2018 - 5:23 pm
Authorities are looking for the assailant who burned a man in the face with an unknown chemical early Saturday morning, The New Orleans Advocate reports. It happened shortly before 3:00 a.m. near the corner of Canal and Baronne streets Click here to read more from The New Orleans Advocate .
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 19, 2018 - 10:39 am
A nasty smell led investigators to a dead body in the trunk of a car. "An officer was flagged down by a citizen who advised of a vehicle parked at the location with a foul odor and flies coming from it," according to the NOPD Major Offense Log. Authorities say that the officer got a warrant to...
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Don Ames
October 19, 2018 - 6:25 am
Area festivals and events take a somewhat spooky twist this weekend. The weekend gets off to a scary start Saturday morning., with the New Orleans Zombie Run, to and from Lucy's on Tchoupitoulas Street at 9am. That's a prelude to the Krewe of Boo parade through the French Quarter at 6:30 Saturday...
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