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Woman Murdered

Woman shot to death with child in home


Authorities say a Donaldsonville man shot his wife to death, and their six-year-old child in the home when he did it. Read more...
Missing Money

$98,000 in St. Bernard bus money missing


A state audit finds more than $98,000 worth of bus fares that should have been collected during a three-year period in St. Bernard Parish are missing. The new audit casts significant doubt on explanations offered by transit officials.  Read more...
Tropics

Tropical Depression 2 struggling in the Atlantic


Tropical Depression Two may fall apart. "It's way out in the Atlantic, and it's probably not going to last another two or three days," according to WWL TV meteorologist Laura Buchtel. "It's expected to disapate because of so much dry air ahead of it."  Read more...
Butt Plan

The DDD wants your butts


You butts are worth money, and the Downtown Development District wants them. Officials today are unveiling what they call "the first citywide cigarette waste disposal and recycling program in the United States."  Read more...
Slidell Campus

Delgado to open a new campus in Slidell


Delgado Community College holds a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new annex at Delgado Northshore-Slidell. Tuesday's ceremony will mark the college's increase in classrooms and labs by 50 percent.  Read more...
Lawsuit

Suit filed to halt Common Core


Common Core opponents file a lawsuit in an attempt to keep the state from adopting the controversial education standards. 17 state lawmakers are banding together under the name "The Concerned Citizens of Louisiana"... Read more
Milestone

WWII Museum welcomes 4 millionth visitor


The National WWII Museum has capped a record-breaking fiscal year with another milestone: welcoming its four-millionth visitor since its founding in 2000. Officials say visitation for fiscal year 2014 had exceeded 483,000... Read more
Elderly Killer?

Elderly man booked in woman's stabbing death


New Orleans police have arrested a 75-year-old man in the weekend fatal stabbing of a woman. Police arrested Seabon "Tom" Gibson early Monday on a charge of second-degree murder. It was not immediately known if Gibson had an attorney.  Read more...
TD 2 Forms

Tropical Depression 2 forms in the Atlantic


The second tropical depression of the season formed in the Atlantic Monday afternoon. Channel 4 Meteorologist Carl Arredondo says, "It may not show much more development."  Read more...
Truck Robbed

Armored truck carjacked in Uptown New Orleans


The FBI is asking for help finding a man who carjacked an armored truck in Uptown New Orleans. "Today, at approximately 8:40 a.m., a Dunbar Armored truck was robbed." Spokeswoman Mary Beth Romig said in a news release.  Read more...
ATV Crash

Man killed in New Orleans 4-wheeler crash


New Orleans police say a man has died after crashing his four-wheeler into a parked vehicle. Police says 32-year-old man was driving at "a high rate of speed" on the four-wheeler Sunday night.  Read more...
Procrastination

Don't put off reading this article on procrastination


What drives us to put off the things that can actually matter a great deal to us? Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder have found that some people are more predisposed than others when it comes to being procrastinators. Read more...
Smoke-free

Smoke-free New Orleans?


Local bars are being encouraged to tell patrons to put their butts out this week. The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living is promoting "Smoke-Free Week" in New Orleans through Friday. Read more...
River Cruise

Rollin' on the river becoming more popular on the Muddy Mississippi


The Port of New Orleans is seeing a renewed interest in Mississippi River cruises. "It's the Baby Boomer Generation, plain and simple," says Robert Jumonville, Director of Cruise Operations at the port.  Read more...
Gum vs. Cancer

Chew your way to preventing cancer?


A Louisiana researcher has a grant to help produce a potentially cancer preventing gum. Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan, with the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, received a $50,000 grant... Read more
Common Core

CABL: Common Core debate likely to be settled in court


We're another day closer to the start of the school year and because of the dispute over Common Core a standardized test is not in place for the upcoming school year. Council for a Better Louisiana President Barry Erwin says a lawsuit needs to be filed... Read more
Happy Louisiana

Report: Louisiana residents are the happiest in the nation


People living in Louisiana are very happy!  While residents of the state may be some of the poorest and fattest... family, food and the culture are among the reasons residents love life. "Because we have so much to do down here... Read more
Senate Race

Landrieu vs. Cassidy race to pick up speed


The three-day qualifying period for the November 4 election is now one month away. So far, the US Senate race between the incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu and Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy has been an extremely close one, according to most polls. Read more...

Six shooting incidents injure seven people in New Orleans


Seven people have been shot in six separate incidents around New Orleans Saturday night and Sunday. Two women were shot in the 3500 block of Paris Avenue, near Dillard University.  Read more...

Woman stabbed to death in Treme


New Orleans Homicide Detectives are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 58-year old woman in Treme. She was found shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of North Robertson Street.  Read more...
 
Duck Stamps

Louisiana to offer duck stamps online


Louisiana and four other states will soon be selling federal duck stamps online.  Read more...
 

Terrebonne law enforcement agencies get new vests


Maritime technology firm Beier Radio has donated seven bulletproof vests to Terrebonne Parish law enforcement agencies.  Read more...
 

New Orleans' oldest jazz musician dies at 103


Jazz trumpeter and icon of New Orleans' traditional jazz scene, Lionel Ferbos, died Saturday morning, just two days after turning 103.  Read more...
 

Man accused in girlfriend's death now in Louisiana


Pedro Alberto Monterroso-Navas, the Guatemalan native accused of murdering his girlfriend in the Metairie apartment they shared, is back in Louisiana.  Read more...
 

Judge finds Chinese drywall maker in contempt


A federal judge in New Orleans has ordered a China-based maker of drywall to pay $55,000 in penalties and attorney fees, and to stop doing business in the United States.  Read more...
 
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Saints Moves

Kristian: Two Saints start camp on PUP list


According to the league transaction report, the Saints have placed nose tackle John Jenkins and Linebacker Cheta Ozougwu on the PUP list (Physically Unable to Perform).  A player can be removed from that list at any point in training camp prior to week 1. Read More

Report: Mettenberger punched after telling 'Bama fan, 'Good luck'


Former LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger was reportedly punched in the face after reacting to an Alabama fan in Tennessee. Read more...

LSU welcomes 2015 roster; announces schedule


Coach Paul Mainieri  announced on Monday LSU’s incoming signing class, rated the No. 1 class in the nation by Perfect Game. Eight of the 12 new players enrolled at LSU last month, and the remaining four will join the Tigers in August.  Click here for more and the 2015 schedule...

Kristian: Cornerback spot is one to watch at Saints camp


Several other teams are wondering who their starting QB might be; that's not the case in New Orleans as we know, but nonetheless here are some key areas to watch. Let's look at cornerback first. Read More

Pelicans agree to terms w Fredette and Miller


The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to contract terms with guard Jimmer Fredette and forward Darius Miller, people familiar with the moves said Friday. Read More

Steve: Graham is a part of Saints essential core; who else?


Graham just may be the 2nd most important player on this roster. But who else makes up the Saints core?  You know; the guys this ballclub cannot do without? Read More

Deke: A look at the SEC, Part 3: Kentucky and Mississippi State


As SEC Media Days continue this week, let's take a look at two more teams. How will the Wildcats and the Bulldogs fare in 2014? Read More

Kristian: Mickey Loomis for MVP!


Yeah, yeah, general managers are never in the running for Most Valuable Player in the NFL, and Saints GM Mickey Loomis isn't a player in the traditional sense.  He doesn't block, he doesn't tackle, he doesn't catch or throw touchdowns. Read More

Kristian: With Graham wrapped up, what's next for Saints salary cap?


Prior to the Jimmy Graham contract, New Orleans had about $1.7 million in cap room. After the Graham contract, the Saints saved roughly $3 million in cap space with Graham's cap hit for this season sitting at roughly $4 million dollars. Read More

Deke: A look at the SEC, Part 2: South Carolina and Tennessee


Yesterday I talked about the strengths and weaknesses of Florida, Auburn and Vandy... today was day two of SEC Media Days, so let's take a look at two more teams. Read More
 
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