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Jim Hanzo
August 20, 2017 - 5:23 pm
A family gathering turned tragic Saturday evening, after a 2-year-old girl drowned. Shortly after 8 p.m., Slidell Police responded to a house in the Palm Lake subdivision after family members found their 2-year-old daughter in the bottom of their swimming pool. Desperate attempts were made to...
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August 20, 2017 - 10:46 am
New Orleans Police say one man is dead after an early morning shooting Sunday. According to the NOPD, the shooting took place about 1:30 a.m. in the 1800 block of Old Roman Street. Police say they arrived to find a 39-year-old man lying face down in the grass. He was shot multiple times and died at...
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August 20, 2017 - 5:47 am
WWL.com Reporting The group Take Em Down NOLA marched from Congo Square to Jackson Square Saturday, sending a message to city council that their fight is not over. The deadly events in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend spearheaded co-founder Malcolm Suber to organize the march in New Orleans...
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August 19, 2017 - 11:23 am
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) _ A 15-year-old boy faces a terrorizing charge after he allegedly threatened to shoot a teacher and students at South Lafourche High School. Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says the incident allegedly occurred on Wednesday, but was not reported to school administrators...
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August 19, 2017 - 8:50 am
The City of New Orleans has presented an approximately $26 million plan from Mayor Landrieu to clean and fix thousands of catch basins, provide an early warning system for underpass flooding and conduct a comprehensive analysis of the problems that led up to the July 22 and August 5 floods. Mayor...
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August 19, 2017 - 6:35 am
Tropical Storm Harvey is moving away from the Windward Islands through the eastern Caribbean. Harvey brought gusty winds and heavy rainfall to portions of the Lesser Antilles Thursday night and Friday, but the system is now rapidly moving away from the island chain. Wind shear continues to keep the...
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August 19, 2017 - 6:29 am
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's Office is criticizing a federal judge's finding that the system for electing judges in a coastal parish discriminates against black voters. Landry's office didn't say in a statement emailed Friday whether it would appeal U.S. District Judge James Brady's...
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