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February 10, 2018 - 2:33 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Dozens of pelicans died this week along a Louisiana highway. The state wildlife veterinarian says they weren't poisoned or sick, but hit by vehicles. Coastal consultant P.J. Hahn posted a photo of a dead bird Wednesday on Facebook, saying he'd counted 25 dead pelicans in a short...
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January 05, 2018 - 11:25 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Two children and one woman died in a Friday morning house fire in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where a neighbor watched in horror as a young woman ran from the home with her clothes on fire. A 19-year-old woman and a 5-year-old boy were taken to a hospital and were in very...
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December 23, 2017 - 1:51 pm
(WWL.com) It’s an old Christmas tradition in St. James parish to light bonfires along the levee to guide the Cajun Santa in safe. The river gets foggy this time of year, and a twenty two foot long, 7 foot tall flaming snapping turtle will be among the decorative bonfires set out along the...
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Chris Miller
December 14, 2017 - 7:02 pm
New Orleans Criminal District Court Judge Laurie White halted a subpoena demanding Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell's bank records, The New Orleans Advocate reports. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry wanted the records as part of his office's investigation into Cantrell's use of a city credit card...
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In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Steven Combs, assigned to the Providers of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron is shown. In a news release, the Navy’s 7th Fleet said the families of Combs, airman Matthew Chialastri, and airman apprentice Bryan Grosso were notified of their deaths following a aircraft crash in the Philippine Sea on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. The C-2A “Greyhound” transport aircraft was traveling to the USS Ronald Reagan when it crashed. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)
November 25, 2017 - 6:26 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Navy says two sailors from Florida and another from Louisiana died in an aircraft crash in the Philippine Sea. In a news release, the Navy's 7th Fleet said the families of Lt. Steven Combs and Airman apprentice Bryan Grosso of Florida and airman Matthew Chialastri of Louisiana...
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Chris Miller
November 18, 2017 - 9:16 pm
Cyndi Nguyen has unseated James Gray for the New Orleans City Council District E seat, WWL-TV is predicting. It's the second instance of an incumbent being turned out this election. Kristin Gisleson Palmer defeated Nadine Ramsey for the District C seat in the primary. WWL-TV PROJECTION: Cyndi...
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