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Chris Miller
June 20, 2017 - 12:34 pm
A lot of rain in a short amount of time has the city of New Orleans paying attention. New Orleans' pumping stations can handle an inch of rain in the first hour of operation, then a half an inch an hour after that. If the rain comes down too fast, no matter how hard the pumps are working, water may...
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Chris Miller
June 20, 2017 - 10:24 am
Sheriff's deputies in St. Tammany are investigating a double homicide. It happened last night near Highway 41 and Max Mercer Road, in the Pearl River area. According to the sheriff's office, Jason Magee III is wanted on two counts of first degree murder. "Magee shot his ex-wife, and her boyfriend,...
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June 20, 2017 - 9:17 am
(WWL.com) -- The 10th annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off gets underway today at the CajunDome in Lafayette. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says this is a great way to showcase the fresh seafood of the Bayou State. He says a dozen Louisiana chefs will compete in the cook-off. “We’ve got chefs from all...
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Chris Miller
June 20, 2017 - 8:30 am
Sheriff's deputies in St. Tammany are investigating a double homicide. It happened last night near Highway 41 and Max Mercer Road, in the Pearl River area. No further details were available. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d...
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June 20, 2017 - 6:32 am
With tropical rains blowing ashore now through early Friday, state officials are urging residents to be ready. That includes having what you need (food, water, medicine) to get by for a few days if your neighborhood goes under water. Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness...
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June 20, 2017 - 4:26 am
MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm warning has been issued for a section of Louisiana's coast as a weather system approaches from the Gulf of Mexico. The warning is in effect from Cameron, Louisiana, to Intracoastal City. The system's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 40 mph (64 kph). The U...
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Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports
June 19, 2017 - 9:53 pm
By Jeff Palermo LSU found out why Oregon State has just four losses, but the Tigers also helped them in a 13-1 defeat to the top seeded Beavers. LSU pitchers walked 11, there was a big error by Kramer Robertson and a couple of other plays in the field were also not made. Oregon State did a lot of...
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June 19, 2017 - 5:38 pm
We are monitoring a large area of disturbed weather in the Gulf of Mexico. It is forecast to send heavy rains over Southeast Louisiana and the Gulf Coast Tuesday through Thursday or Friday. TROPICAL STORM WARNING for the southeast Louisiana coast until further notice. FLASH FLOOD WATCH for our...
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