Local News

November 24, 2017 - 10:18 pm
(WWL.com) The National Federation of Independent Businesses expect 82 percent of those surveyed will participate in Small Business Saturday. The special shopping day was created in a joint partnership by American Express and the NFIB. NFIB State Director Dawn Starns says shopping small businesses...
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David Blake
November 24, 2017 - 4:14 pm
Tis' the season for nonstop deliveries, and today, the New Orleans Police Department put out a video, warning residents about thieves playing Grinch and stealing your packages. With so many folks doing their holiday shopping online, it means more deliveries to homes across the New Orleans area,...
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November 24, 2017 - 9:13 am
(WWL.com) Almost half of U.S. adults are considered to have high blood pressure as a result updated guidelines for what constitutes hypertension. Tulane epidemiology professor Dr. Paul Whelton led the team that redefined the blood pressure guidelines and his hope is that leads lifestyle changes for...
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November 24, 2017 - 8:05 am
(WWL.com) Can decorating your home for Christmas really improve your mood? Psychologist with LSU Health New Orleans Dr. Michelle Moore says studies show it actually can. She says putting up lights or decorating your Christmas tree brings back happy childhood memories and typically gives people a...
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November 24, 2017 - 7:20 am
(WWL.com) A new survey from BlackFriday.com shows Louisiana shoppers actually prefer buying online for Cyber Monday rather than fighting the crowds on Friday. Site Retail Expert Carson Yarbrough says over 60% of consumers in the Bayou State still plan to catch some deals in stores this Black Friday...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 23, 2017 - 9:16 pm
The National Weather Service is urging Northshore residents to take precautions with freezing conditions forecast. "A Freeze Warning is in effect late tonight and early Friday morning for portions of south Mississippi and southeast Louisiana," according to an advisory. "The Freeze Warning is in...
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November 23, 2017 - 7:46 am
A member of the governor's staff has resigned as a result of sexual harassment allegations. LaPolitics.com learned Deputy Chief of Staff for Programs and Planning Johnny Anderson turned in his resignation on Wednesday. Deputy Chief of Staff Richard Carbo said in a statement that they take these...
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USA TODAY
November 22, 2017 - 10:26 pm
(AP) — Anthony Davis had 29 points and 11 rebounds, Demarcus Cousins added 24 points and 15 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-90 on Wednesday night. Jrue Holiday scored 13 points and Darius Miller chipped in 13 on four 3-pointers for the Pelicans, who’ve won two...
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David Blake
November 22, 2017 - 4:39 pm
The fight against crime in New Orleans continues the move, increasingly, high tech! The new crime monitoring center is open for business, and growing. The city has already installed 80 surveillance cameras and 32 license plate readers. They're trying to tackle crime-fighting in real time. Homeland...
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