Local News

Chris Miller
October 22, 2017 - 7:43 am
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 2900 block of Oliver White Avenue. Police say shortly after 7:55 p.m. Saturday, officers were sent to investigate a call of two men shot in that location. "Upon arrival, officers discovered two male victims suffering...
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October 21, 2017 - 9:52 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans police officer killed in the line of duty has been laid to rest. Hundreds gathered Saturday at the Household of Faith Church, WWL-TV reported today, to say goodbye to 29-year-old Officer Marcus McNeil, who was shot Oct. 13 during a routine patrol. A suspect is in...
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October 21, 2017 - 12:24 pm
(AP) - A Gulf Coast bank is rebranding to combine two historic names. Mississippi-based Hancock Holding Co. announced Tuesday that it's becoming Hancock Whitney Corp., and will use that name on its branches beginning next year. The company had operated as Whitney Bank in Louisiana and Texas, and...
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October 21, 2017 - 11:21 am
(AP) _ A New Orleans man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on federal charges involving cocaine trafficking. Acting U.S. Attorney Duane Evans says in a news release that 40-year-old Lazandy Daniels was sentenced Thursday after his conviction in a three-day trial. Daniels was found guilty of...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 21, 2017 - 9:36 am
A cold front is heading for Southeast Louisiana next week. Ahead of the cool weather, come rain. "Storms for the weekend, but the biggest threat will be Sunday afternoon through the evening." WWL-TV Chief Meteorologist Carl Arredondo said. He says today expect mostly cloudy skies with a 50% chance...
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October 21, 2017 - 12:00 am
OFFICER KILLED-FUNERAL Fallen New Orleans police officer laid to rest (Information from: WWL-TV, http://wwltv.com ) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans police officer killed in the line of duty has been laid to rest. WWL-TV reports hundreds gathered Saturday at the Household of Faith Church to say...
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Jim Hanzo
October 20, 2017 - 10:10 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says credit card skimmers have been found on gas pumps at a Metairie gas station. Employees found the skimmers and cameras on a couple of gas pumps at the Circle K, located at 2209 N. Causeway in Metairie. The skimmers were found October 20, and police were...
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