New Orleans

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 02, 2018 - 8:01 am
The National Hurricane Center now gives a tropical wave an 80% chance of developing in the Gulf of Mexico, with Louisiana a possible target of the system. "The current unfavorable upper-level wind pattern is expected to gradually change and become more conducive for a tropical depression to form...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 01, 2018 - 11:12 pm
The National Hurricane Center says an area of disturbed weather may or may not become better organized into a tropical depression or tropical storm when it moves into the Gulf of Mexico. "Disorganized showers and thunderstorms over the southeastern and central Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands...
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Chris Miller
August 31, 2018 - 10:40 am
The mayor's office still hasn't decided what it will do with traffic cameras yet. "We're not ready to give you a decision, but we are looking at it," city Chief Financial Officer Norman White told the New Orleans City Council Budget Committee on Thursday. "As you know, we are in the middle of...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 31, 2018 - 6:44 am
Cops called to the St. Claude neighborhood in New Orleans found two dead men, the NOPD announced this morning. "The NOPD is investigating a double homicide that occurred... in the 2400 block of Feliciana Street," a news release said. "Officers arrived on scene and discovered two adult male victims...
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August 31, 2018 - 6:29 am
Labor Day weekend means the fall festival season is approaching. Some early events this weekend include the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Southern Decadence and Kenner's second annual Freedom Fest at the Lake. That fest takes place Sunday afternoon along the Kenner lakefront. And,...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 29, 2018 - 2:51 pm
One of my favorite quotes is “it’s not what you achieve in life…it’s what you overcome.” I’ve never seen that personified more than I did after talking to Charles Heisser this morning. On the thirteenth anniversary of Katrina, I thought it would be interesting to follow one couple’s odyssey through...
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Scoot
August 29, 2018 - 11:30 am
Thirteen years ago, a disaster hit New Orleans that would have a lasting impact on the city’s culture. It was August 29, 2005 when Hurricane Katrina crashed into the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coast. New Orleans was devastated more by the failure of the protective levee system than...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 29, 2018 - 6:58 am
Get ready to get wet. "The current upper pattern is once more favorable for scattered showers and storms with an occasional heavy downpour," WWL-TV Meteorologist Chris Franklin forecast. "This looks to be the case as we continue through the work week." Click here for live weather radar... He says...
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Don Ames
August 27, 2018 - 7:51 am
New Orleans sits atop a list of 'College Cities that Get High Marks', in the most recent Princeton Review college rankings. That's based on student ratings of the towns and cities where their schools are located. Tulane University also holds a top spot. Further, Loyola New Orleans was named #1 for...
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