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January 21, 2018 - 6:05 pm
Here is an update regarding water pressure, and the latest on school on Monday from the City of New Orleans... NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Landrieu provided an update on the winter weather event that impacted the city and region. Both Boil Water Advisories have been lifted and Sewerage and Water...
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January 21, 2018 - 12:23 pm
All remaining water advisories for areas surrounding New Orleans have now been lifted. The boil water advisories in St. John Parish for Edgard, Reserve and Garyville were lifted Sunday. So, all advisories have been lifted parishwide in St. John. Investigative samples analyzed Sunday by the...
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January 21, 2018 - 9:35 am
A Sunday morning crash on I-10 in New Orleans East claimed the life of one person and injured three others. New Orleans Police say the crash happened around 4:52 a.m. Seventh District officers said they were called out after hearing there was an overturned vehicle on I-10 West at the Morrison Road...
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Chris Miller
January 20, 2018 - 11:11 pm
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 4700 block of Shalimar Drive. Police say shortly after 1:40 p.m. Saturay, officers were sent to investigate a call of a shooting in that location. "Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim suffering from an...
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Chris Miller
January 20, 2018 - 7:16 pm
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting on the Wesstbank. "Fourth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at 11:58 a.m. in the 3600 block of Garden Oaks Drive," said police in a statement. "Upon arrival, officers discovered the...
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January 20, 2018 - 3:45 pm
By MELINDA DESLATTE | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Republican House leaders negotiating with Gov. John Bel Edwards on a fix to Louisiana's $1 billion budget gap are hitching tax votes to the governor's support for legislation aimed at curbing state spending. House Speaker Taylor Barras...
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January 20, 2018 - 2:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Louisiana wildlife agents could soon be able to stop hunters who are moving feral hogs from place to place. Experts say people are the biggest reason the animals have spread far and fast, and are currently a problem in 34 states. Under a recent ``notice of intent'' from the...
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January 20, 2018 - 2:16 pm
KENNER, La. (AP) _ Kenner mayoral candidate Vinny Mendoza has been kicked off the ballot, leaving incumbent Mayor Ben Zahn and two challengers. State District Judge Lee Faulkner Jr. disqualified Mendoza Friday from the March 24 election amid evidence that he hasn't lived in Kenner for at least...
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January 20, 2018 - 1:25 pm
WWL Radio Host and former Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand weighed in Saturday on the U.S. government shutdown. "It's one of the principal obligations that Congress has is to get this budget, or at least the finances of government in the water," said Normand. "And, obviously, we're at an...
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