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Summer is almost over. Have you taken your vacation yet?


You should most definitely get away to replenish your mind and body. A report shows that 61 percent of workers admit to working during their supposed time off. However, experts say taking that true vacation - as in cutting off all ties with the office - allows the body to... Read more
Extortion Case

Interpreter allegedly stole thousands from illegal immigrants


A Houma woman faces federal and state charges after allegedly cheating illegal immigrants out of thousands of dollars. Investigators say the Terrebonne Parish employee was allegedly pulling off a scam with promises to bribe officials into letting the immigrants stay in the U.S.  Read more...
Bourbon Street

Bourbon St. shooting suspect appears in court


The only suspect arrested so far in connection with a deadly gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street has made a brief court appearance with new lawyers. Read more...
Nude Pictures

School administrator allegedly sent nude pictures to teen


A middle school administrator is under arrest amid allegations he was exchanging naked pictures with a teenage girl over Facebook. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's office says 42-year-old Edwin Chastang of Baker was arrested... Read more
Bourbon Street

Bourbon St. shooting suspect due in court today


Accused Bourbon Street shooter Trung Le is due to appear today before a judge at New Orleans Criminal Court. He is being held without bond for one charge of first degree murder. Read more...
Jindal Response

Governor's office responds to new Common Core suit


The governor's office has responded to the latest legal action over the Common Core debate. A lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Bobby Jindal overstepped his authority when he canceled the testing contract for the Common Core.  Read more...
Victim Found

Bleeding victim found after fleeing hospital


New Orleans cops say they have found a gunshot victim who walked out of the hospital before doctors were done treating him. "Isiah Miller fled University Hospital against doctor's orders. He was being treated for a gunshot wound... Read more
Body Found

Body found in search for Northshore missing teen


Police in Gulf Shores, Alabama say they have recovered the body of a juvenile in the Gulf of Mexico. A teenager from Louisiana was caught in the rip current while at the beach Sunday. Read more...
Bomb Hoax Bust

Suspect arrested in bomb scare that closed UL-L campus


Police in Lafayette say a 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a July 16 bomb threat that closed the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Read more...
Common Core

Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core


A group of parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal because of his actions against the multi-state standards. Read more...
Meth Cop?

Cop arrested for allegedly making meth


A Golden Meadow cop is under arrest for allegedly making meth. "Officer Ashley Pollard... and his girlfriend, Anna King... were arrested on Monday along with Pollard's brother, Courtney Pollard,"... Read more
Tech Traps

Don't get caught in those technology traps


Technology is supposed to make our lives so much easier. Many of us can't remember what we did before we had that smartphone. But we have all likely gotten sucked into the technology trap of overusing our phone when maybe we shouldn't. Read more...
Woman Killed

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...
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T-Bob Blog

T-Bob: Setting the scene before Saints camp


Football season has finally arrived! After a long and tortuous offseason devoid of gridiron greatness, it is finally time for us to put our hands in the dirt and watch more of the sport that America can’t get enough of. Read More

Kristian: Breaking down the Saints O-line


Protection was an issue last season for the New Orleans Saints offensive line. After Terron Armstead got his first start in week 16, I thought the big guys up front played much better down the stretch.  Here's how things look now in the final days before training camp. Read More

Deke: Checking in from Saints training camp!


For those of you coming this way, I noticed that this weekend the highs are only in the mid 70's and the lows are in the lower 50's, so bring some long sleeves.  And if you think about it, bring me some hot sauce. Read More

Saints again bring playoff expectations into 2014


Sean Payton constantly searches for an edge, even if it means fiddling with a training camp formula that has worked rather well for him over the past half-decade. Read more...

Deke: A look at the SEC, Part 4: Arkansas, Texas A&M, and Georgia


My SEC preview series continues as we take a close look at the Razorbacks, Aggies and Bulldogs. Read More

Steve: Who will be the Saints kicker in 2014?


Talking about an NFL's team's kicking game never seems important, until you need the guy to drill a game-winning 49-yarder with seconds on the clock. When you look at the Saints roster this year, kicker is one of the few question marks. Read More

Deke: NFC South training camp preview


As the Who Dat Nation no doubt knows, Saints training camp starts this week! As the Black and Gold head out to West Virginia, let’s take a quick look at how the other teams in the NFC South are shaping up. Read More

Steve: LSU player injured after punching window


LSU 's Trey Lealaimatafao suffered a serious arm injury in the Tiger's weight room and had to be rushed to the hospital on Monday. Read More

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...
 
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