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A Gretna City Councilman testified before a legislative committee that a priest abused him decades ago. Now, he and other survivors of child sexual abuse are asking state lawmakers to pass a bill that would give victims more time to come forward with a claim against their abuser in civil court.
Venetian Isles was dealing with high water from Beta Monday. "I've been back here about 30 years and every year the water seems like it comes up more and more," said Venetian Isles resident David Bordelon.
The extra $600 a week unemployment supplement from the Federal government expires in two weeks. And, some unemployed workers say they don't know how they'll make ends meet if lawmakers don't extend that money.
While the rest of Louisiana has already entered into Phase 2 of reopening the economy following the Covid-19 pandemic, New Orleans will start phase 2 Saturday.That means New Orleans restaurants will be able to expand their capacity to 50%.
Trichelle McDaniel came to Touro's Emergency Room on March 11th with flu-like symptoms. She was 35 weeks pregnant. It was soon discovered she was positive for Covid-19. She went into preterm labor and had to undergo an emergency C-section.