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Dave Cohen
April 24, 2017 - 7:03 pm
Cops want help finding a burglar who dropped from the ceiling of a store. "NOPD is looking for a burglar caught on tape inside a store in the 2800 block of South Claiborne Avenue," according to a news release. The whole thing was caught on camera. "On April 17, 2017, at or about 12:40 a.m., an...
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April 24, 2017 - 6:53 pm
(AP) Republican lawmakers on the House tax committee Monday panned Gov. John Bel Edwards' main business tax proposal, bolstering expectations the tax will be rejected amid concerns it would chase away economic development in Louisiana. The concept of a tax on business sales - a gross receipts tax...
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Chris Miller
April 24, 2017 - 6:31 pm
The FBI is hoping pictures of a bank robber will help them identify and catch the suspect. The robbery happened this afternoon in the 400 block of Chartres Street in the French Quarter. "On Monday, April 24, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m., a lone white male entered the Whitney Bank, approached...
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Chris Miller
April 24, 2017 - 4:56 pm
The Monumental Task Committee, a volunteer group that helps preserve historic monuments throughout New Orleans, says the Landrieu administration's removal of the Liberty Monument shows the process is not transparent. "The Monumental Task Committee has opposed moving and removing monuments...
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April 24, 2017 - 4:21 pm
(WWL.com ) -- The centerpiece of Governor John Bel Edwards plan to overhaul Louisiana's tax structure did not receive a warm reception from Republicans in the House Ways and Means committee. Franklin Representative Sam Jones says the Commercial Activity Tax would raise over 400-million dollars in...
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Chris Miller
April 24, 2017 - 3:34 pm
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a bank robbery in the French Quarter. According to an NOPD spokeswoman, the robbery happened at the Whitney Bank in the 400 block of Chartres Street. The FBI released a photo of the robber and is asking for the public's help in identifying and...
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Chris Miller
April 24, 2017 - 2:19 pm
The cries of a child from a nearby apartment, combined with no reply to knocks at the door, led a concerned neighbor to call the Jefferson Parish's Sheriff's Office this morning. Once inside the apartment, deputies came across a grisly scene at the residence in the 2100 block of Empire Place in...
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David Blake
April 24, 2017 - 1:10 pm
Despite the controversy over the confederate monuments, will they be put on display again, or are they doomed to a warehouse? The forces trying to preserve history might be able to support a location that would be open to the public and could tell the history behind the statues, suggested political...
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April 24, 2017 - 10:16 am
(AP) - A woman has been arrested after authorities say she stabbed a teenage boy during a heated argument in New Orleans. News outlets report 20-year-old Johanna Brown has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault in the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy Saturday. Authorities say at some point...
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April 24, 2017 - 9:16 am
(WWL.com) A major construction project begins today on the first 8 blocks of Bourbon Street. Director of New Orleans Public Works Col. Mark Jernigan says they’ll remove and replace the existing pavement and all of the infrastructure underneath. He says it is much needed repair work on New Orleans’...
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