Local News

Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 2:56 pm
Some schools in the area are announcing they will be closed Friday, December 8, in anticipation of the wintry weather. The following schools will be closed Friday: St. Tammany Parish Public Schools Catholic schools in St. Tammany Parish Tangipahoa Parish Public Schools St. James Parish Public...
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Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 12:13 pm
If the sudden 35 - 40 degree drop in temperature hasn't put you in the Christmas mood, maybe this will get you in the holiday spirit: snow! "It looks like the ingredients are going to be there late tonight early tomorrow," said Channel 4 meteorologist Chris Franklin. He said any snow would most...
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Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 11:51 am
There is a possibility of snowfall in the New Orleans area. That alone is enough to get people talking, but a few Saints fans have been pointing out on social media that the last time measurable snow fell in New Orleans, the Saints went on to win the Super Bowl. Last time Snow happened in Southern...
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Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 9:01 am
Are you flying somewhere for the holidays? Better hope your fellow passengers are on their best behavior -- a report finds in increase in the number of air rage incidents where passengers were physically restrained on board the aircraft. According to the International Air Transport Association,...
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December 07, 2017 - 8:37 am
(WWL.com) The 2017 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Prep Classic begins today and runs through Saturday at the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Nine state champions will be crowned over the next three days and Association Executive Director Eddie Bonine says they anticipate several close games. "The matchups look...
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December 06, 2017 - 10:00 pm
(AP) -- Authorities say a worker was killed in what appears to be an equipment-related accident on a drillship in the Gulf of Mexico. The federal Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said in a news release Wednesday that the incident happened Sunday aboard the Petrobras 10,000 drillship,...
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Jim Hanzo
December 06, 2017 - 8:57 pm
The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred this evening in the 2100 block of Caton Street. At about 7:14 p.m., Third District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting in the area. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim lying on the sidewalk suffering...
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