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Governor candidates back allowing local tax hikes for roads

Louisiana's four major candidates for governor told a packed audience of local elected officials they support giving municipalities more authority to raise their own taxes for roadwork.  The three Republicans ...Read more
Body Id'd

Authorities identify body pulled from Mississippi River

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office has positively identified the body found floating in the Mississippi River earlier this week as that of 42-year-old Dave Hebron.  New Orleans Police spokesman Juan D. Barnes Sr. in a news release Friday ...Read more
Man Crushed

Metairie man crushed to death while repairing dump truck

Kenner police say a 63-year-old Metairie man died after a dump truck bed under which he was working fell and crushed him.  Read more...
Ready to Open

After years of planning and struggle, UMC ready to open

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina shut down Charity Hospital on Tulane Avenue, and after years of arguing with FEMA over proper funding, acquiring various plots of real estate, and finally, construction, the massive new University Medical Center is set to open in New Orleans' Mid-City. Read more...
BP Trial

November retrial date expected for former BP engineer

Attorneys are eyeing a November retrial date for Kurt Mix, the former BP engineer charged with obstructing a federal investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.  Read more...
Double Murder

Two indicted in killings of Metairie man and his son

A Jefferson Parish grand jury has returned a 23-count indictment against two New Orleans residents accused of killing a Metairie man and his son during a home invasion in April.  Read more...
Blue Moon

Blue moon appears in the sky tonight

The night sky will light up tonight with what's known as a blue moon. LSU Astronomy Professor Brad Schaeffer says the moon will not look blue, but it's referred as a "blue moon" because it's the second time in a calendar month that there's been a full moon. Read more...

New Orleans showing strong recovery in 10 years and bright future

As we near the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a new study is out showing a strong recovery despite the recent recession. The report looks at a variety of areas including how the economy is doing a decade after the worst ever U.S. disaster had critics insisting... Read more
I-10 Delays

I-10 delays expected in Slidell and near Baton Rouge

The State Department of Transportation is warning motorists to expect delays this weekend on two big stretches of Interstate 10. Drivers traveling between the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Slidell will run into a stack up on the I-10 in both directions.  Read more...
Revenge Porn

New laws take effect, including revenge porn ban

Posting "revenge porn" can land you in jail, new housing protections are being extended to domestic violence victims and enforcement of sea turtle protection laws is tightening.  Those are among hundreds of new Louisiana laws that take effect Saturday.  Read more...

Americans are feeling the pinch as prices start to climb

With the rising costs of prices from everything from rent, beef, coffee, even haircuts; Americans are starting to feel the pinch in their pocketbooks.  Consumers have been used to flat or even falling prices for several years, but now an unfamiliar sight has emerged... Read more
Satchmo Fest

All things "Louis" at Satchmo Summer Fest

The 15th Annual Satchmo SummerFest kicks off today at the Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint.  Produced by French Quarter Festivals, Inc. and presented by Chevron, the event is an unparalleled celebration of the life, legacy, and music of New Orleans' native son... Read more
S&WB Questions

Sewerage & Water Board leaders face questions about boil water advisory

The Orleans Parish Sewerage & Water Board's executive director Thursday promised the City Council's public works committee there would be communication changes made after a public outcry about how last weekend's boil water advisory was handled.  Read more...
Sick Days

Report shows 45% of workforce in Louisiana can't earn paid sick days

According to a new report from the National Partnership for Women and Families, more than 45% of the private sector workforce in Louisiana cannot earn paid sick days.  Read more...
Search For Guns

New Orleans lawmen seek to root out guns in school zones

U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite, a 39-year-old Harvard-educated black federal prosecutor whose own life has been shaped by street violence in New Orleans, is renewing his focus on combatting gun violence among young people ...Read more
More Storms?

More strong storms possible Thursday evening

The Thursday afternoon heat will linger into the evening, as will the possibility of scattered showers and storms. WWL-TV meteorologist Dave Nussbaum says you'll want to keep your umbrella handy this evening, as rain chances remain at 40 percent.  Read more...
Theater Video

Surveillance shows Lafayette theater gunman buying ticket

Authorities have released a video that shows a gunman enter the Lafayette movie theater where he shot and killed two people and wounded nine others last week. The video released Thursday lasts just over a minute.  Read more...
Heat Advisory

Heat Advisory for New Orleans until 6 p.m. today

The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory in the New Orleans area until 6 p.m. on Thursday.  The weather forecast indicates that the heat index in New Orleans is expected to exceed 105 degrees, ...Read more
Burglary Ring

Police arrest suspects in nearly 100 burglaries

Slidell Police say for close to a year, a group of fast-working thieves have stolen almost half-a-million dollars from check cashing businesses and small businesses with automated teller machines on the premises. But this past Sunday, they weren't fast enough. Read more...
Vitter PAC

State taxpayers pay legal costs of pro-Vitter super PAC

Louisiana taxpayers have reimbursed more than $69,000 in legal fees paid by a super PAC supporting Republican U.S. David Vitter for governor.  Read more...
LSU Theft

LSU police arrest employee after audit reveals missing funds

LSU Police arrested an administrative coordinator in the university's Music and Dramatic Arts Building after an internal audit revealed more than $82,000 was missing from the theater department's checking account.  Read more...
Angola Three

September hearing in longtime inmate's quest for freedom

A federal appeals court in New Orleans has set arguments for Sept. 2 in the case of longtime Louisiana inmate Albert Woodfox. Woodfox is seeking freedom after decades of prison isolation, and an end to the state's efforts to try him in the 1972 death of a prison guard.  Read more...

Louisiana Supreme Court to pick judge to hear bugging case

The Louisiana Supreme Court will decide who will preside over a criminal case against a Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center secretary. Read more...
Theater Shooting

One week after theater shooting, Lafayette comes together to heal

A community gathering in Lafayette to reflect on those lost and injured in The Grand movie theater shooting will take place tonight at Blackham Coliseum. Lafayette Government Spokesperson Cyrda Wingerter says many are still struggling with what happened... Read more
Older Cars

Older cars are on our roads in record numbers

Cars, trucks and SUVs on the road these days are breaking new records.  A report finds that the average age of a car on U.S. highways is 11.5 years old, the highest that number has ever been.  Read more...
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Saints Vines

Steve's Saints training camp Vine-lights

It was a glorious day here in West Virginia after the mountain fog lifted from the practice field. Saints players got their last taste of practicing without pads, as the real fun starts tomorrow. Here are a few highlights from the day, leading off with running back Khiry Robinson looking like he was shot from a cannon! Read More

Kristian: Colston returns to Saints training camp

Wide Receiver Marques Colston made an appearance at this morning’s walk through portion of practice, hauling in a pass from Drew Brees.  Colston started camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list with an undisclosed injury, and while he didn’t participate in the team drills at practice today, it was good to see him moving around. Read More

Saints practice in cooler weather; Bush and Lewis shine

The first two days of practice are in the books, and the New Orleans Saints will get down to more physical business tomorrow.  "When you put on the pads it changes things," said Hokie Gajan. The Saints wrapped up this morning at the Greenbrier with a two hour plus practice and willdon full pads for the first time tomorrow morning. Read More

Deke: How strong is the Saints' locker room?

After a terrible start to the 2014 NFL Season, leadership and team leaders came into question for the New Orleans Saints.  On more than one occasion, we heard a lot about team leaders and whether or not the Saints had good, strong leadership inside their locker room. When you lose more than you win, leadership problems are even more magnified. Read More

Mettenberger benched for Heisman winner

There will be no fight to the death between Zach Mettenberger and Marcus Mariota for the starting quarterback job in Tennessee. The Titans' starting gig belongs to Mariota.  Read more...

T-Bob: LSU #13? Is that right?

The coaches poll dropped today, and the LSU Tigers are one of the top 15 football teams in the country slotting in at a respectable 13th.  This USA Today Amway Coaches Poll ranking has many scratching their heads, as they feel it is too high.  Others believe... Read more

Steve: Ingram hopes for bigger role on Saints offense

For the Saints, one of the few bright spots from last season was Mark Ingram’s break-out year. Whether or not it was the thought of a new contract that fueled his fire, he certainly produced on a high level. Ingram rushed for 964 yards and 9 scores with 145 receiving yards in the 13 games he appeared in. How did it feel to be on the practice field for day one of training camp? Read More

Kristian: Saints battle rainy first day of practice

The Saints started training camp getting tested right away, with a steady rain falling throughout the first half of practice.  The skies cleared toward the back end of practice and several players started making plays. Read More

Bobby and Hokie impressed by Lewis, Snead in 1st Saints practice

The New Orleans Saints began training camp with a morning practice at the Greenbrier this morning.  The Black and Gold worked through some wet conditions with a light rain falling during parts of the AM session. Read More

LSU ranked #13 in preseason football poll

College football coaches rank LSU #13 in the preseason poll. Ohio State is #1, followed by TCU, Alabama, Baylor and Oregon in the top 5. USA Today reports that more than a third of the top 25 teams are from the SEC.  Read more and see the full rankings...
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