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Sen. Landrieu skips endorsement of Edwin Edwards


The Louisiana Democratic Party may have endorsed former Gov. Edwin Edwards for Congress, but the state's highest elected Democratic official won't be doing the same. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu dodged talk Monday of backing the convicted felon... Read more
Keg Controversy

Landrieu after keg stand: 'Get a life'


The photo of Senator Mary Landrieu assisting an LSU fan with a keg stand over the weekend has generated a lot of talk across the nation. The Senator feels this is much ado about nothing.
"They need to get a sense of humor and they need to get a life... Read more
Arrow in Dog

Dog shot with arrow, officials ask for help


Who shot a dog with an arrow?  The Louisiana SPCA wants help finding out. "The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is asking the public for assistance to identify the person(s) involved in the shooting of a bow and arrow into the shoulder...Read more
Bodies Found

Dead child and woman found along I-10


New Orleans Police are investigating after the discovery of the bodies of a child and a woman along Interstate 10. Officer Hilal Williams says they bodies were at I-10 W along the Old Gentilly on ramp.  Read more...
McAllister

After scandal, McAllister TV ad features his wife


The Louisiana congressman whose re-election is threatened by a cheating scandal is putting his marriage front and center in the campaign. Read more...
Sen. Keg Stand

Senator Landrieu helps LSU fan with a keg stand


A photograph was captured this weekend of Senator Mary Landrieu helping an LSU fan perform a keg stand prior to Saturday night's game. The picture has Landrieu holding the spigot of a keg to the mouth of fan, who is being up hoisted by his feet.  Click here to see the picture and read more...
Creole Plate

Creole license plates out today


Starting today a brand new license plate will be available to Louisiana drivers boasting, "I'm Creole, and Proud." Lafayette Representative Vincent Pierre says he lead the effort to make this happen because he wanted to give more exposure to the Creole culture. Read more...
Home Cookin'

ONLY 20 points? The Who Dat Nation will take it!


Getting a 20-9 victory over the Minnesota Vikings after two straight losses to open the season must have the Who Dat Nation thrilled this Monday. Read more...
Wasted Tickets

Audit: Louisiana agencies waste airline tickets


The Louisiana Inspector General has issued a set of recommendations for state agencies to stop wasting airline tickets. Stephen Street's office found that between 2011 and 2013, over half a million dollars in non-refundable airline tickets were purchased... Read more
Driver Killed

Pizza delivery driver killed


New Orleans cops say a pizza delivery man is dead after he was attacked in Mid City. "The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that left a 35-year-old man dead... in the 2800 block of Saint Louis Street," Officer Frank Robertson said in a news release. Read more...
2 Dead in Crash

2 dead in St. John aircraft crash


A small helicopter-like aircraft crashed into a canal at the St. John the Baptist Parish Airport in Reserve, killing the pilot and a passenger. Officials say the pilot and his passenger, a teenage family friend, were pronounced dead Sunday night. Their identities have not been released.  Read more...
Social Training

Social media courses added to Loyola curriculum


College kids may not be the masters of social media they think they are. Responding to employer and student demand, the School of Mass Communication at Loyola University New Orleans has launched a new minor in social media.  Read more...
Dropping Out

Record number of candidates dropping out


Secretary of State Tom Schedler is advising voters to study up on their November fourth ballot, because they've had a record number of candidates who have withdrawn from their respective races since qualifying.  Read more...

Oil spill research grant program gearing up


The National Academy of Sciences expects to start taking applications this fall for the $500 million assigned to the 30-year research program set up as a result of criminal settlements from the 2010 BP oil spill.  Read more...
 

Developers moving north in Terrebonne


Development in Terrebonne Parish is heading to higher ground. Developer Henry Richard says the focus has shifted to Terrebonne's northern areas.  Read more...
 

Tangipahoa cracks down on sign thieves


Tangipahoa Parish officials have launched a crackdown on traffic sign thieves.  Read more...

Report: 144 die in Louisiana workplace accidents


A new federal report says 144 people died in work-related accidents in Louisiana in 2013. The data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in its Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries shows the total was down two deaths from 2012.  Read more...
 

Louisiana health insurance program still hemorrhaging cash


The health insurance program that covers Louisiana state workers and public school teachers is expected to spend $7 million more a month than it receives during this budget year.  Read more...
 

Judge: No evidence police shooters involved in second shooting


An Orleans Parish judge says there's no evidence supporting police claims that two men accused of shooting a New Orleans police officer were involved in a shooting at a party five minutes earlier.  Read more...
 

DHH: 1 new death among 11 new West Nile infections


State health officials report 11 new cases of West Nile virus, including one new death in Louisiana that brings the total number so far to five.  The Department of Health and Hospitals said Friday the new infections increase this year's total to 103.  Read more...
 

New indictment against ex-BP exec


A federal grand jury has issued a new indictment against a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.  Read more...
 
EJ Shooting

19-year-old shot Friday night near Joe Yenni Stadium


A 19-year-old male was shot in the arm near East Jefferson High School Friday night, where a high school football game between East Jefferson and Bonnabel high schools had just ended.  Read more...
 

Louisiana jobless rate rises even as more have jobs


Louisiana's unemployment rate jumped again in August, as job seekers flood into the labor force faster than they can find jobs.  Read more...
 

OMV leader says work ongoing to cut wait times


The Office of Motor Vehicles says it's working to shrink wait times for people renewing their driver's licenses and registering their vehicles.  Read more...
 
EJ Shooting

Shooting near East Jefferson High School campus


One person was shot near the East Jefferson High School campus as a football game was wrapping up Friday night. An email from the sheriff's office says, "male victim, non life threatening injuries."  Read more...
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Miles: This week, it's about us improving


17th ranked LSU is working this week on correcting the mistakes that led to Mississippi State posting 570 yards of total offense against the Tigers. Coach Les Miles says a combination of things led to the number of big plays they gave up.  Read more...

Kristian: Brees is glad he was slammed to the turf


The Saints notched their first win of the season 20 - 9 over the Minnesota Vikings yesterday in the Superdome.  It wasn't pretty, but the Saints will take it.  After jumping out to a 13-0 lead in the first quarter, the offense sputtered until the 4th quarter... Read more

Big Chief's CFB Top 10 week #5


Why must I be like that?  Why must I chase the cat?  It must be the dog in me...the Mississippi State Bulldog, that is.  Man, give it up for the SEC West. The two most impressive wins in all of CFB this season have come from SEC West teams Texas A&M and Mississippi State... Read more

5 things learned from the Saints' triumph over Minnesota


BREES' BRAVADO: Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who passed for 293 yards and two scores, looked ready for a fight after being body-slammed on a penalized sack by Captain Munnerlyn. Brees shoved safety Robert Blanton, who had piled onto Munnerlyn's takedown... Read more

Saints defense pleased with no TD's


The Saints' defense was starting to look like a liability in coordinator Rob Ryan's second season. That is, until New Orleans hosted a Minnesota team that was missing its star running back coming in - then lost its starting quarterback in first half.  Read more...

Hokie: Saints show improvement in victory over Vikings


The Saints notched their first win of the season by beating the Vikings in the Black & Gold's home opener 20-9.  New Orleans is now 1-2 on the year. "It wasn't one of the more dominant performances we've seen here in the Superdome, but it was a win... Read more

Deuce McAlister sizes up RB's & Saints D


As the Saints prepare for the Minnesota Vikings, a few questions circle this team after a 0-2 start. Former Saints running back Deuce McAllister chatted with Kristian Garic & T-Bob Hebert on 3WL’s “Double Coverage” about the current state of this New Orleans Saints.  Read more...
 

Mississippi St. stuns No. 8 LSU, 34-29


Dak Prescott highlighted a dynamic performance with two touchdown passes and 56-yard scoring run, and Mississippi State held off a wild rally by No. 8 LSU for a 34-29 victory Saturday night that snapped the Bulldogs' 14-year losing streak in the series.  Read more...

Deke Bellavia - Saints vs Vikings game preview


After just 2 regular season games, both the Saints and Vikings are facing a lot of heat.  The entire world is watching Minnesota's every move ever since their star player RB Adrian Peterson became of the eye of the NFL's domestic violence (child abuse) storm.  Read more...

Saints four players will miss Dome opener with injuries


When the New Orleans Saints play the Minnesota Viking in the home opener for the Black and Gold, they will be without the services of running back Mark Ingram, linebacker David Hawthorne, safety Marcus Ball and fullback Erik Lorig.  Read more...
 
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