Local News

Jim Hanzo
May 29, 2017 - 10:23 am
State Police say a pedestrian was killed as he was attempting to cross Interstate 10 near Gause Boulevard, Sunday evening. Shortly before 7:00 PM on Sunday May 28, 2017, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal crash on Interstate 10 East near Gause Blvd. The crash claimed...
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Don Ames
May 29, 2017 - 9:15 am
The Bourbon Street improvement project now underway is not improving business for French Quarter merchants, just yet. A number of Bourbon Street businesses have been suffering ill effects from the street's reconstruction project. The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau is trying to help ease...
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May 29, 2017 - 5:59 am
It’s possible we could see another special session start 30 minutes after the current regular session ends on June 8th. That’s according to Jeremy Alford of LaPolitics.com who says the potential need for a fourth special session during Governor Edwards term is because the current fiscal session has...
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Jim Hanzo
May 28, 2017 - 8:10 pm
The skydiving instructor who died during a jump with a trainee, has been identified by the coroner's office as 53-year-old Benjamin Leroy Crowell, from Theodore, Alabama. Crowell died after losing consciousness during a tandem jump Sunday morning. Crowell was performing a tandem jump with a trainee...
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May 28, 2017 - 11:23 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is urging Louisiana residents to do an ``insurance checkup'' ahead of next week's start of hurricane season. He says people should talk to their insurance agents to make sure they know what their named-storm and hurricane deductibles are in...
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May 28, 2017 - 6:16 am
WWL.com Reporting New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting Saturday night in the French Quarter. It happened around 11 p.m. near the corner of St. Louis and Chartres streets. Police say one man was injured, but his condition was unknown. No other details have been released. Anyone with...
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May 28, 2017 - 6:10 am
WWL.com Reporting Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a deadly double shooting Saturday night. It happened around 9 p.m. in the 400 block of North Laurel Street. Deputies said they arrived at the scene to find a 38-year-old man from River Ridge shot multiple times. He was...
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