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Plane wreckage found but 2 men are still missing

NOFD says divers have found the wreckage of a small Cessna that crashed into Lake Pontchartrain.  2 men are still missing from the crash.  The plane will be pulled out of Lake Pontchartrain, ...Read more
Breach Growing

Plaquemines Parish: levee breach near refinery growing

Plaquemines Parish officials say a levee breach behind a refinery has more than tripled in size, despite attempts to plug it.  The hole was about 20 feet wide at first. A news release Sunday said it's now about 70 feet wide.  Read more...

Congress Help

Analysis: Louisiana will need Congress' help after flooding

Insurance payments and traditional federal aid programs won't be enough to respond to the catastrophic flooding that ravaged tens of thousands of homes across south Louisiana, wrecking entire subdivisions and devastating entire cities.  Read more...

New tropical depression forms in the Florida Straits

Invest 99L has been upgraded to a tropical depression on Sunday by the National Hurricane center.  The newly named TD9 will enter the gulf overnight, then veer towards Florida by the middle of  the week.  Read more...

Slidell Robbery

Overnight armed robbery at CVS pharmacy in Slidell

A man brandishing a black semi-automatic pistol robbed a CVS Pharmacy at 1305 Gause Boulevard, early this morning.  The armed robbery happened around 3 a.m. according to the Slidell Police Department.  Read more...

No Plane Debris

Plane, 2 men still missing after crash in Lake Pontchartrain

Authorities say dive teams are still looking for the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in a mud-bottomed Lake Pontchartrain.  New Orleans police spokeswoman Dawne Massey said earlier Sunday ...Read more
Denham Springs

In flooded Louisiana city, even modest recovery raises hope

In 23 years of coaching football, Dru Nettles never had to deliver a pep talk like this.  Most of his players and coaches on Denham Springs High School's football team lost homes when floodwaters ravaged their city in suburban Baton Rouge.  Read more...

Disturbance showing signs of development as it heads for the Gulf

An area of disturbed weather moving toward the Keys is starting to get its act together. "Shower and thunderstorm activity has begun to increase," Senior Hurricane Specialist Michael Brennan said. The system, called Invest 99L, is just south of the lower Florida Keys. Read more...
Plane In Lake

2 missing, plane found after crash in New Orleans lake

Authorities say they've found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in Lake Pontchartrain. Two men remain missing but a woman was rescued after the crash Saturday night. Read more...
I10 Fatal Crash

Crash involving bus and firefighters closes I-10 at LaPlace

Louisiana State Police say one person is dead and others are injured, including firefighters, after a crash in on I-10 near LaPlace. The multi-vehicle collision on the westbound lanes near LaPlace also involved a charter bus. "I-10 west at LA 3188 (Belle Terre) is currently... Read more

Tropical wave over Cuba shows medium chance of development

The area of low pressure between Cuba and the Bahamas "is a little better defined this afternoon, and is producing a large but disorganized area of showers and thunderstorms," according to the National Hurricane Center. Read more...
Tropical Wave

Wave north of Cuba still disorganized, still headed towards Gulf

A tropical wave north of Cuba is still producing a large area of disorganized showers and storms, mainly south and east of the low pressure area. Read more....

Southwest flight from NOLA to FL diverted after engine problem

Southwest Airlines says a flight from New Orleans to Orlando, Florida, was diverted after a problem with an engine. Read more...
Flooded Studio

'Dukes of Hazzard' actor's Louisiana home, studio swamped

Actor, writer and director John Schneider, known for his past role on the "Dukes of Hazzard" and current role on "The Haves and the Have Nots," thought the first flood he experienced at his Louisiana production studio was bad. Read more...

NOPD investigates Mid-City homicide

New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 1700 block of North Broad Street. Read more...
Run Over

Man convicted of twice running over ex-girlfriend's mother

A Marrero man who ran over his ex-girlfriend's 61-year-old mother twice has been convicted. A jury convicted 42-year-old Earl K. Harris of aggravated second-degree battery Friday. He faces up to 15 years in prison, but could be sentenced to life under Louisiana's habitual offender law. Read more...
Nuns Killed

Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

A man suspected in the slayings of two Mississippi nuns who were found dead inside a residence within the community they served has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder, Mississippi authorities said.  Read more...
No Threat

Crews working to repair levee breach in Plaquemines Parish

Plaquemines Parish is getting help from some soldiers after hole developed in a levee on the bayou side of the Phillips 66 Refinery in Alliance. "The Louisiana National Guard will be onsite at daylight to assess the situation and provide assistance... Read more
Falling Apart

Atlantic system unlikely to develop in the Gulf

A broad area of low pressure near Cuba is not expected to develop into anything.  National Hurricane Center Senior Hurricane Specialist Michael Brennan says it "continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms... Read more
Levee Breach

Plaquemines reported levee breach "does not pose a threat of flooding any reside

Officials in Plaquemines Parish say reported levee breach is no threat to any homes or to the highway. "At approximately 6pm this evening Plaquemines Parish Government was notified of a possible levee breach across from the Phillips 66 Refinery in Alliance (Bayou Side)."  Read more...
Flood Pets

Louisiana's four-legged flood victims await reunions, homes

Two weeks ago, fast-rising floodwaters forced many south Louisiana homeowners to leave their beloved pets behind as they boarded rescue boats or waded through chest-deep water to reach dry ground. Now many four-legged victims of the historic flooding are getting... Read more
Sharper Appeal

Sharper files notice of appeal in federal rape case

NFL star Darren Sharper filed a federal court notice Friday that he now plans to appeal his conviction and nearly two-decade sentence in a drug and sexual assault case — a case in which he pleaded guilty. Sharper pleaded guilty or no-contest in four states where he... Read more

Tropical wave 99L remains disorganized

The tropical wave between Cuba and the Bahamas remains disorganized this afternoon, although thunderstorm activity has increased. Read more...
Cop Killed

State police: Charges pending in crash that killed NOPD cop

Louisiana State Police says a driver involved in a chain-reaciton wreck that led to a New Orleans Police Officer's death on the Westbank this morning may be charged. Read more...
Tax Rebate

Kennedy: State sales tax refunds available for uninsured flooded property

If you had uninsured property that was destroyed by floodwaters this year, you're entitled to a refund of the state sales tax on those items. Read more...
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Kristian: Lessons from Saints 2016 preseason are alarming

Who says preseason games don’t matter? I think it’s very fair and safe to say the Saints offensive line is going to be a real problem this year. Read More

Bobby: Highlight of Saints-Steelers was the new video boards

For the third game in a row, the Saints got a L hung on them in the 2016 preseason. After the Saints' discouraging loss to the Steelers, the Cajun Cannon Bobby Hebert had plenty to relfect on. Read More

Steve: Saints' laundry list for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Payton and his players seem pretty confident the product on the field against the Steelers is going to look much different than the previous two weeks. The big reason? The team is actually game planning for Pittsburgh. Read More

What Deuce and Bobby are watching for in Saints v Steelers

Thursday on SportsTalk Bobby, Deuce and I broke down what we are all looking for from the Saints in their third preseason game as the Black and Gold host the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Here, we take a look at each phase of the game. Read More

LSU, Alabama lead way on coaches preseason All-SEC teams

SEC West rivals LSU and Alabama each had 13 players make the coaches preseason all-conference teams. Making the first team for LSU were tailback Leonard Fournette, center Ethan Pocic, linebacker Kendell Beckwith and defensive back Tre'Davious White.  Read more...

Bobby and Deuce impressed with Saints but wary of key weaknesses

“Overall I thought it was a positive camp.  I think the defense definitely got better.  Several of the off season additions sure showed they can contend to help this team get better," Deuce says. Read More

Saints training camp ends; focus now is on Steelers

That's a wrap on Saints training camp for this season.  While the coaches and players will tell you the team is still in a training camp mindset, camp is, by all intents and purposes, over. Read More

LSU unveils baseball roster and schedule

Two more players have left the LSU baseball program — but neither of them are going far.
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Deke: LSU football's 2016 season all comes down to November

If you compare the 2015 schedule to what lies ahead in 2016, things are pretty much the same.  If we are assuming, then I would have to assume that LSU will be a perfect 7-0 (at worst 6-1) when the back end of the schedule begins. Read More

Steve: Saints coach Payton gives some fantasy football advice

Saints head coach Sean Payton is very loose right now, despite his team being 0-2 this preseason, and had a little fun and gave out a nugget of info at practice today. Read More
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