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Vigil held to memorialize 3 killed in brutal Terrytown beatings
People tonight placed stuffed animals at a memorial, lit candles and said a prayer outside the Terrytown apartment where three were killed.
Published March 7, 2019 at 8:34 PM
Criminologist warns of more deadly events during Carnival after Bourbon St. shooting
As weekend trips for many tourists were coming to a close, news of what happened in the early hours of Sunday morning alarmed some visitors.
Published February 25, 2019 at 8:47 PM
Take ‘Em Down NOLA protests Krewe of Zulu’s use of black makeup
The group that pushed for the tear-down of Confederate statues and landmarks is now turning its attention to the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club.
Published February 21, 2019 at 9:02 PM
Videographer’s footage shows aftermath of Canal Street shootout
Travis Johnson likes to stay behind the camera and was shooting a music video with friends downtown Sunday night when he heard gunshots.
Published February 18, 2019 at 11:01 PM
Gunman killed, five people wounded in New Orleans police shootout
Five bystanders were injured during a shootout between an armed robbery suspect and police, before the suspect was fatally shot by a Louisiana State Trooper.
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Published February 18, 2019 at 3:56 PM
Experts address Goodell’s lack of apology to Saints fans
Saints fans hoping to hear some good news in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's news conference wound up sorely disappointed, and experts agree his response fell short.
Published January 30, 2019 at 9:16 PM
LHSAA votes to amend rule requiring students to provide social security number
Students who participate in extracurricular have a leg up, from getting better grades to developing more skills outside of the classroom.
Published January 25, 2019 at 9:21 PM
Owner: Service dog found after disappearing for 2 days when van was stolen
Studel's owner pleaded for help to find his missing service dog after someone drove off with his van and the dog inside.
Published January 14, 2019 at 10:05 PM
Air of Uncertainty: Government shutdown impacts EPA air monitoring around Denka plant
With the government shutdown, the EPA is not taking air monitoring samples around the Denka plant.
Published January 2, 2019 at 8:05 PM
Outrage after video captures bus driver hitting student
A cell phone video of a bus ride home shows an apparent attack on a child by the bus driver.Now, one parent tells us his son was terrified to ride the bus after the incident.
Published December 13, 2018 at 7:03 PM
Attorney calls for investigation after Jesuits release list of members credibly accused of sex abuse
A local attorney says it's a step forward with the Jesuits releasing a list of those credibly accused of child sex abuse. But he says there's still more to be done.
Published December 7, 2018 at 10:07 PM
Criminologist warns carjacking crimes are on the rise
Friends and family of recent victims know that if a suspect is intent on getting away in a car, it can come at a devastating price.
Published December 5, 2018 at 9:27 PM
Medical marijuana lawsuit against LA Pharmacy Board advances to court
A judge ruled a lawsuit against the Louisiana Pharmacy Board can move forward. This after a former candidate for a medical marijuana license says the licenses were awarded based on biased decisions.
Published November 30, 2018 at 4:26 PM
Saints fans still hopeful for Super Bowl after Dallas game
The Saints struggled a bit as fans stayed glued to the screen. And fans are still encouraged their team will make it all the way to the Superbowl.
Published November 29, 2018 at 10:20 PM
GRAPHIC: Mom warns against vape pen after one explodes, leaving son with shattered jaw
A mother's warning tonight against vape pens. This after one exploded in her son's mouth, breaking his jaw in three places, knocking out many of his teeth.
Published November 14, 2018 at 10:04 PM
Fire burns thousands of dollars worth of charity’s donations
A fire at a St. John parish gym meant devastation for a local nonprofit.
Published November 1, 2018 at 10:22 PM
Larose mom hopes to raise awareness after daughter diagnosed with polio-like illness
The CDC is now investigating 155 cases of acute flaccid myelitis nationwide.
Published October 22, 2018 at 9:44 PM
Frustrations mount after woman receives $22,000 S&WB bill
A woman opened her mail and found a $22,000 water bill from the Sewerage and Water Board. And even after asking for an investigation, she's still desperate for answers.
Published October 1, 2018 at 9:15 PM
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