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April 24, 2017 - 10:04 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 - 09:04 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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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 municipal 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 name...
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Dave Cohen
April 24, 2017 - 06:04 am
Updated with mayor's comments and audio at 8:30am Crews with heavy equipment moved in overnight and took down the first of four confederate monuments in New Orleans. It started around 2:00am and was done around 5:30, with only the monument's pedastal left. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu held a...
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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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