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Teacher Sex

Destrehan teachers jailed in Kenner for sex with student


Two Destrehan High School teachers have now been arrested in Kenner for allegedly having sexual relations with the same male student.  Read more...
 
Car Chase

NOPD chases suspected stolen car from Central City to Algiers


New Orleans Police arrested a 22-year-old man after they say he sped away from an attempted traffic stop at St. Andrew and South Liberty streets in Central City. The pursuit ended across the river when the vehicle crashed in Algiers. Read more...
Kidnap & Rape

Police: Cop kidnaps and rapes women


Northshore authorities say an Amite Police officer is under arrest for allegedly kidnapping women and raping them. "Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of 25 year old Grant P. Carruth of Husser, LA on multiple charges kidnapping, sexual battery and rape... Read more
Cop Grant

New Orleans gets grant to hire 15 police officers


New Orleans will be getting a $1.875 million grant from the U.S. Justice Department to hire new community police officers.  Read more...  
Landmark Status

St. Charles streetcar line named historic landmark


The St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, the oldest operating streetcar system in America, has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior.  Read more...
 
Online Shopping

Will you online shop this holiday season?


With the upcoming holiday season approaching,  many will do their Christmas shopping online.  Read more...
Buckle Up

Seat belt use in Louisiana at all time high


The state's annual survey of seat belt use found that Louisiana motorists are buckling up at record high rates in 2014. The LA Highway Safety Commission says over 84% of drivers and front-seat passengers were buckled up which is up 1.6% from last year.  Read more...
Teacher Sex

Second Destrehan teacher arrest expected in sex case today


Kenner police expect to issue an arrest warrant today for a teacher from Destrehan High School.  Another teacher has already been charged with allegedly having sex with a student.
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Marijuana Law

Poll shows growing support for relaxing marijuana restrictions in LA


Louisianans are overwhelmingly in favor of changes to the state's marijuana's laws, in the form or reduced sentences or even allowing medicinal marijuana. That's according to a new survey of voters in the state by Public Policy Polling. Read more..
Enough?

State to pay exonerated man $330,000


Four months after he was released from prison, where he was confined almost 17 years for an attempted rape that he didn't commit, a state judge has ordered the state to pay Nathan Brown $330,000 ... Read more
Sex Charges

Destrehan teacher arrested on student sex charges


St. Charles Parish authorities have arrested a Destrehan high school teacher. Shelley Dufresne faces accusations of inappropriate sexual contact with a male student. Read more....
Senate Race

Outside money pouring into Louisiana Senate race


The race for U.S. Senate in Louisiana continues to heat up as the November 4 election draws ever closer and some political experts are predicting a very close race between  incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu and Republican Bill Cassidy. Read more...
$ Laundering

Man allegedly stole 46k worth of books and dvd's from Mandeville store


Northshore authorities say a bookstore worker stole tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise and sold it over the Internet. "Tomas Santamaria... was booked with money laundering, computer fraud and theft... Read more
Record Spending

Spending on pets hits new record


According to a study by the American Pet Products Association, people are spending more money on their furry friends than ever before. They estimate overall spending on pets for 2014 will reach $58 billion which is up almost 5 percent over last year. Read more...
Abortion Law

New Louisiana abortion law could still close clinics


A federal judge receives an update today on how much progress abortion providers have made when it comes to obtaining privileges to admit patients at local hospitals. A state law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges has been put on hold.  Read more...
Innocent Man

Wrongfully convicted man in line for more than $300K


How much is 17 years of a man's life worth? A Metairie man convicted of an attempted rape he didn't commit stands to gain more than $300,000 dollars, now that he's been exonerated. The Louisiana Attorney General's office today is asking a judge to approve the funds. Read more...
Baby at Crime

Cops: Suspect drops baby daughter after burglary


Cops in Jefferson Parish say a man brought his baby daughter with him to burglarize a home and dropped her as police gave chase. "Officers were dispatched to a burglary in progress at a residence located at 846 5th. Avenue in Harvey... Read more
Poll

Poll shows tight U.S. Senate race in Louisiana


A new poll on Louisiana's US Senate race shows democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu winning the primary, but trailing by three percentage points in a runoff with republican Bill Cassidy. Read more...
RIchest in LA

The richest person in Louisiana


Saints owner Tom Benson is on the new list of the 400 richest Americans and he's the only one from Louisiana coming in a number 386. Read more...
Really?

Who Dats still have faith, some hoping for a miracle


It was the worst loss yet for the 2014 New Orleans Saints --- the Dallas Cowboys took a double-digit lead in the first half and never looked back! But the Who Dat Nation isn't ready to give up without a fight. Read more...
Senate Race

Cassidy releases new TV spot


US Senate candidate Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy releases a television ad featuring former supporters of incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu. In the spot, three women say they will not vote for Landrieu this year because of her support of the Affordable Care Act.  Read more...
Fat & Cancer

The fatter a woman becomes, the higher her risk of breast cancer


It appears the more a woman gains weight around her waist, the better her chances of developing breast cancer. The study done in the UK looked at more than 92,000 women... Read more
Hollywood S.

Iconic Hollywood casting company sets up shop in New Orleans


If there was ever any doubt that New Orleans is the capital of Hollywood South, consider this. Los Angeles-based Central Casting now has an office in Benson Tower. Does that make 'Hollywood South' official?  Read more...

Fatal shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward


New Orleans Police are investigating the Saturday shooting death of a 26-year-old male. The incident occurred at approximately 6:20 p.m., at the intersection of Egania and North Villere Streets.  Read more...
 

Louisiana commission looking at death penalty costs


New Orleans Senator JP Morrell leads a new study commission trying to determine how much Louisiana agencies spend on the death penalty.  Read more...
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Kristian: Payton says "There is never panic, it doesn't exist"


Is the sky falling? Not at Saints camp according to coach Sean Payton, at least not with the team.  The fans or the media might say the sky is falling but Payton says panic doesn’t exist. Read More

Deke: NFL Top Ten, week five


As we enter the fifth week of the season, two pre-season powers are down and almost out!  Will the Pats and Who Dats re-emerge among the NFL’s elite?  A showdown in the mountains has the Red Birds and White Horses squaring off and the Bengals can continue to prove that this is their year. Read More

Steve: Know your enemy, week five - Tampa Bay


The Saints 1-3 start to the season may be disappointing, but it’s far from over folks.  Currently Atlanta and Carolina are tied for the top spot in the NFC South at 2-2; so no one is running away with the division. Read More

T-Bob: LSU facing incredibly tough stretch


If you just look at the final score from LSU’s game against New Mexico State, you would never guess that such an easy competition could hold so much drama.  63-7 isn’t exactly a score line that screams of upset fans and home crowds boo-ing, yet all of this took place. Read More

True freshmen to play big role in Auburn game


True freshmen wearing purple and gold will play big roles in Saturday's SEC tilt between 15th ranked LSU and fifth ranked Auburn. Wide receiver Malachi Dupre was playing for John Curtis High School last season... Read more

NFL Podcast show with T-Bob & Seth, episode 2


On this week's show: Decline of the Super Powers – Is Rome (and Byzantium) falling Recaps of Saints-Cowboys, Pats-Chiefs, Eagles-Niners and Packers-Bears. Let us know what you think by hitting us up on Twitter @tbob53 or @SethDunlap. And, look out for a new episode every Tuesday! Read More
 

Saints humbled, but not hopeless after 1-3 start


Defensive captain Junior Galette is disgusted by the Saints' sluggish start. "You have to be realistic and know that we're not as good as we thought we were," Galette, a pass-rushing outside linebacker, said Monday. "We have three quarters (of the season) left... Read more

Kristian: Saints problems need more than a simple fix


What’s wrong with the Saints?  Can it be fixed?  Can they turn it around? I’ve been hammered with those questions on Twitter, Facebook, email and on the air.  The reality is, the Saints may be as bad as their record indicates. Read More

Deke: LSU's Brandon Harris is the man


In the fall of 2008, Les Miles faced an eerily similar situation with his QBs.  Jarrett Lee was a good looking young QB who had shown some promise, while freshman Jordan Jefferson was a QB who had the ability to extend plays and was the more mobile of the two youngsters. Read More

Deke: CFB Top Ten, week six


The halfway point of the season happens this week with the biggest weekend ever in the SEC West.  Three games that feature six teams ranked in the top 15 says it all.  Man, the SEC West is one tough division and the last place team in 2014 could win another conference.  Let’s take a look at this week’s top 10!  Read More
 
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