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Chris Miller
December 08, 2017 - 3:32 pm
Much of the Southshore has been hit with a freeze warning through 4:00 a.m. Satruday. The National Wether Service says a hard freeze is likely. "Much colder air is moving into the region and due to the winter weather temperatures will begin to fall across the area soon," the weather service warns...
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December 08, 2017 - 3:14 pm
(WWL.com) Motorists are advised to stay off the roads especially in southeast Louisiana. Snow has made driving conditions treacherous in many areas. Rodney Mallett with the Department of Transportation says crews have been working since the overnight hours to make sure roads were open and clear. "...
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Chris Miller
December 08, 2017 - 11:25 am
The winter weather advisory has been extended through 4:00 p.m., and now includes areas south of the lake. Updated the Winter Weather Advisory to include more portions of the southshore including the New Orleans Metro Area through 4 PM. Please use caution while driving as some slippery conditions...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 08, 2017 - 6:39 am
There is significant snow across parts of Southeast Louisiana. "It is snowing! There is snow on the ground," one woman called in from Hammond. "I could go out there and build a snowman." "Giant snowflakes," is how one man in Bogalusa reported. "I got about three inches on the ground." A blanket of...
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December 07, 2017 - 8:42 pm
GRETNA, La. (AP) - A Harvey woman admitted stealing more than $97,000 in cash from customers at the West Bank Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter. 38-year-old Laquita Goudy pleaded guilty to felony theft before state District Judge Danyelle Taylor. Taylor suspended an eight-year prison sentence and...
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December 07, 2017 - 4:30 pm
(WWL.com) A task force has been established by Governor Edwards to review sexual harassment and discrimination policies in state agencies. The seven member panel will be selected by Friday and they hope to hold their first meeting later this month. The Governor’s Communications Director Shauna...
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Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 3:14 pm
About 2,500 Entergy New Orleans customers are without power this afternoon. Entergy's outage map website shows most of the power loss is in Central City. The utility did not give a reason for the outage, but estimates power will be restored by 5:30 p.m.
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