Local News

Chris Miller
April 24, 2017 - 07:04 am
We're getting a few more names in the upcoming race for mayor of New Orleans. Desiree Charbonnet just resigned her seat on the civil district court bench, intensifying the speculation that she will run. "She's a good campaigner...she comes from a family that's well known in politics, she has a good...
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Dave Cohen
April 24, 2017 - 06:04 am
Crews with heavy equipment moved in overnight and took down the first of four confederate monuments in New Orleans Some on hand applauded the removal of the Liberty Place Monument. Others began arguments with supporters, insisting the decision was not democratic. "You didn't vote, I didn't vote, we...
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Don Ames
April 24, 2017 - 06:04 am
Major roadwork to repave and fix drainage issues on the first eight blocks of Bourbon Street begins today. The project will see parts of New Orleans' most famous street shut down through the rest of the year. Work crews will shut close two blocks of Bourbon Street at a time, starting with the 100...
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April 24, 2017 - 05:04 am
Workers in New Orleans began removing the first of four prominent Confederate monuments early Monday. Crews began removing the first memorial, one that commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans. (April 24) Video of Raw: New Orleans Removes...
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April 24, 2017 - 04:04 am
Early Monday morning, after the removal of the Liberty Place Monument began, city officials released the following statement: Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu began the process of removing statues erected to honor the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy” by taking down the Battle of Liberty Place statue...
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April 24, 2017 - 04:04 am
AP News Workers in New Orleans began removing the first of four prominent Confederate monuments early Monday, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation racism and white supremacy. Trucks arrived to begin removing the first memorial, one that...
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Jim Hanzo
April 23, 2017 - 22:04 pm
A Northshore police detective was killed Sunday after he fell off a ladder. 64-year-old, Lt. Minton "Vaughn" Whitehead was trimming trees at a home off Tantela Ranch Road near Folsom when he fell about 20 feet. Whitehead was airlifted to a hospital where he later died. He had been with the...
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Jim Hanzo
April 23, 2017 - 20:04 pm
The group known as the Monumental Task Committee, that sued the City of New Orleans to prevent the removal of the Confederate monuments will hold a vigil at midnight at the Jefferson Davis statue in Mid-City. A plan to have the monuments removed is still being formulated by City Hall. A statement...
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April 23, 2017 - 10:04 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A Louisiana criminal defense attorney has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for failing to pay approximately $1 million in income and employment taxes, including interest and penalties. The Justice Department said in a statement that 66-year-old Michael Thiel, of Baton Rouge...
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April 23, 2017 - 07:04 am
WWL.com Reporting U.S. Representative Mike Johnson believes members of the House are moving closer to agreeing on a bill that would overhaul healthcare in the country. Johnson says many Congressmen were frustrated with the previous legislation that was pulled at the last minute but he’s hopeful new...
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