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Rape Charge

Police: Man raped a 10 year old.

Kenner Police say a 25 year old man is charged with agrravated rape for allegedly having sex with a 10 year old girl.  Police say an acquaintance was looking at a video made by her daughter in which she talked of having "made love" with the man 3 times.  Read more...

Fired Workers

School workers fired after Katrina file Supreme Court briefs

Attorneys hoping to revive a lawsuit on behalf of thousands of public school workers fired after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005 have released copies of their latest briefs for the U.S. Supreme Court.  Read more...
Gas Prices Up

Price at the pump going back up, but probably not for long

Gas prices have been steadily increasing over the past week. According to Gasbuddy.com the current statewide average for a gallon of regular is $2.23. Read more...
Too Loud?

Pelicans coach says Warriors' arena noise might be too loud

Oracle Arena, the rollicking home of the Golden State Warriors, has been considered one of the NBA's loudest arenas for a long time. New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams believes it might too loud. Read more...
Governor's Race

Vitter brings in another $1.1M for governor's race campaign

U.S. Sen. David Vitter continues to draw hefty sums for his campaign to be Louisiana's next governor. His campaign said Monday the Republican senator brought in $1.1 million so far this year, boosting his fundraising total to $5.2 million.  Read more...

Was it wrong for New Orleans to including 'vaping' in the smoking ban?

The New Orleans smoking ban begins Wednesday. The new ordinance still has some businesses up in arms while others are overjoyed. Read more...
Fracking Fight

St. Tammany loses latest court battle to stop fracking

Northshore authorities suffered a big setback today in their efforts to block fracking in St. Tammany Parish. The Louisiana 19th Judicial District Court ruled today that St. Tammany Parish's zoning laws do not take precedent over State Government... Read more
Vehicle Auction

New Orleans to auction off 113 vehicles Tuesday

The city of New Orleans will hold another abandoned vehicle auction.  The auction will take place Tuesday at the city's auto pound on Almonaster Avenue.  Since May 2010, the city has held 19 vehicle auctions, selling 2,189 abandoned cars ...Read more
East Jeff

Negotiations collapse in East Jefferson hospital lease

Officials with East Jefferson General Hospital and Hospital Corp. of America have terminated negotiations on a lease deal. Read more...
Budget Hole

Lawmakers begin to tackle the state budget this week

This week lawmakers will begin public hearings on how to deal with the state's $1.6 billion budget deficit. Legislation that would raise more revenue will get their first hearing today in the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee.  Read more...
Pot Poll

CBS: Support for legal marijuana at new high

A new CBS News poll finds more people than ever support legalizing marijuana. Here are some key results: 53% of Americans think marijuana use should be legal, the highest percentage recorded so far in the CBS News Poll.  Read more...
Snoring Risk

Could snoring lead to Alzheimer's?

Your snoring may be killing you.  New research suggests sleep apnea may be speeding up memory loss and possibly the onset of Alzheimer's disease.  Snoring could be a sign of sleep apnea.  Read more...
Murder Arrest

Suspect surrenders in St. Charles 1st murder

A suspect in St. Charles Parish's first homicide of the year has turned himself in. Sidney K. Smith has been charged with second-degree murder. St. Charles Parish deputies say Smith was wanted in the death of 28-year-old Warren Sanders Saturday night in Destrehan. Read more...
1st Lady Visits

First Lady visits New Orleans to talk homelessness

First Lady Michelle Obama visits New Orleans today. Mrs. Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will join others discuss the city of New Orleans' success in the area of finding homes for veterans who were living on the streets. Read more...
Higher Rent?

New Orleans area rentals not expected to match national hike

A local real estate expert says apartment rentals in the Greater New Orleans area are not expected to increase in cost at the rate of national rentals. "The rent increases are very focused on the new construction and the recently renovated to new construction properties... Read more
5 Years Later

Gulf health 5 years after BP spill - Resilient yet scarred

From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life - a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon spill. Read more...
Winner in P.R.

Powerball jackpot won in Puerto Rico; La Lotto rolls over

A ticket sold in Puerto Rico claimed the $50 million multi-state Powerball jackpot Saturday, while nobody won the $450,000 Louisiana Lotto drawing.  Louisiana lottery officials say the winning numbers drawn  ...Read more

Arrested man escapes OPP after removing handcuffs

New Orleans police say a man they arrested managed to slip out of his handcuffs and escape from Orleans Parish Prison's central lock up early Sunday morning.  Read more...
Jindal GOP

Governor Jindal with presidential hopefuls in New Hampshire

School choice is at the center of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to woo Republican primary voters. Jindal was among several potential Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire this weekend for a two-day GOP conference.  Read more...

Gentilly Murder

27-year-old man shot to death in Gentilly

The NOPD is investigating the Saturday evening fatal shooting of a 27-year-old male in the Gentilly neighborhood.  Read more...

Training Death

Paratrooper killed during training at Fort Polk

The military says a U.S. Army paratrooper has died during an airborne training exercise at Fort Polk in Louisiana.  Read more...
Highway Fatal

Pedestrian killed on I-59 in St. Tammany

Louisiana State Police say a belligerent passenger in a car became a highway fatality Saturday morning. At approximately 6:30 a.m. Saturday, troopers investigated a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Interstate 59 near Pearl River.  Read more...

Teen Shot

Mandeville teen injured in accidental shooting

An accidental discharge of a firearm has left a Mandeville teenager in the hospital and another facing criminal charges. Just after 9 p.m. Friday night, police responded to the report of a shooting at a residence in the 100 block of Carroll Street in Old Mandeville.  Read more...
Freeh Suit

Louis Freeh seeks end to lawsuit in BP oil spill claims case

The ex-FBI chief now serving as a watchdog over BP oil spill settlement claims is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed against him by an attorney once involved in the claims process.  Read more...
Peralta Probe

St. Bernard Parish President Peralta targeted by East Baton Rouge grand jury

The attorney for St. Bernard Parish President David Peralta says his client is now the target of a new grand jury probe underway in East Baton Rouge Parish.  Read more...
Anthony Davis, Quincy Pondexter & Eric Gordon combined to score 71 of the Pels 99 points in game 1. Who must step up in game 2?
  Ryan Anderson
  Jrue Holiday
  they score points; Defense has to step up!
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Too Loud?

Pelicans coach says Warriors' arena noise might be too loud

Oracle Arena, the rollicking home of the Golden State Warriors, has been considered one of the NBA's loudest arenas for a long time. New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams believes it might too loud. Read more...

Deke: Three things the Pelicans can do to even the odds tonight

I think game two will be even harder than game one for New Orleans simply because they gave the high powered Warriors a wake up call at the end of game one.  I don't expect Golden State to take New Orleans lightly tonight and I think the Warriors will try and keep the pace they had in the first three quarters of game one. Read More

Kristian: Saints 2015 schedule has interesting scenarios for prime-time

The 2015 NFL schedule will be unveiled tomorrow at 7pm CST. While we don't know the exact times and dates, it's interesting to think about the possible season opener and prime-time match ups.  Typically the networks love the Saints vs Cowboys in prime time. Read More

Pelicans-Warriors game 2 preview

The Golden State Warriors did a lot right in their playoff-opening win, but they also found out that Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans won't be easy to put away. Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is Monday night in Oakland, where the top-seeded Warriors have... Read more


Tim Tebow is expected to sign a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, according to three people familiar with the deal.  The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the contract hasn't been finalized. Read more...

Pelicans run out of time in Game 1

Every time New Orleans dented Golden State's lead, the Warriors responded. Until the Pelicans ran out of time. Stephen Curry netted 19 of his 34 points in the first half and Golden State held off New Orleans 106-99 in Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal.  Read more...

Deke: Spring in the books; is this LSU's year to climb back atop the SEC?

As he enters his 11th season as head coach of the LSU Tigers, Coach Les Miles looks like he has a really good team on his hands going into the 2015 schedule.  Sure the main and most important question is still at the QB spot.  But to me, the LSU Tigers look as balanced and sound as they have under Miles at this time of the year. Read More

LSU beat UGA 9-1, sweeps double-header

The LSU Fighting Tigers defeated the Georgia Bulldogs 9-1 in Game Two of the Saturday double-header. It secures the series for the Tigers. Read more...

Deke: Despite losing, Pelicans looking confident in final quarter

There would be just one lead change in the game, and after a brief and I do mean brief lead for the New Orleans Pelicans it was all Golden State until the fourth quarter when New Orleans came to life.  Golden State beat New Orleans 106-99.  The Warriors held off the young Pelicans to take a 1-0 lead in the best of seven series.  Game two is Monday night in Oakland. Read More

Pelicans open playoffs with 99-106 loss to Warriors

Anthony Davis' first trip to the NBA post season resulted in 35 points for the all-star, but the New Orleans Pelicans fell behind early in the first game of their series at the Golden State Warriors and couldn't recover. Read more...
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