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Fans clamoring for seats at LSU-Florida game

It may only be Tuesday, but anticipation is already building for Saturday night in Death Valley. Both LSU and their opponent this week, Florida, are ranked in the top ten. Read more...
Statue Fight

Poll: 46-percent of black voters support removing Confederate monuments

A recent poll shows that less than half of Louisiana African-American voters are in favor of removing or renaming New Orleans monuments that honor Confederate leaders. The Clarus Research Group survey shows only 46-percent of black respondents support removal... Read more
1 dead-1 hurt

One man dead and a teen shot in 7th ward shooting

Police have been on the scene of a double shooting in the Seventh Ward that claimed the life of a man Monday.  The shooting happened before 5 p.m. in the 1300 block of Annette Street.
A 34-year-old man was shot and killed, according to authorities.  Read more...

Missing 6 year old and abductor have been found

Authorities say a missing 6 year old girl and her abductor were found in Sabine Parish Monday after an Amber Alert in Texas was issued along with a Level II Endangered/Missing Child advisory in Louisiana.  Read more...

Possible Match

Part of license plate, type of vehicle match that of missing woman

Three numbers from a license plate on a burned out vehicle found in the woods near Sun, Sunday afternoon, were retrieved by investigators.  They say those match three of the numbers on the car of a woman missing on the Northshore ...Read more
Common Core

Common Core test results 'roughly comparable' to past

Student performance on new, more rigorous standardized tests aligned to Common Core standards was "roughly comparable" to results from tests used in the past, Louisiana's education chief said Monday.  Read more...

Lieutenant Gov

Louisiana lieutenant governor candidates tout backgrounds

In a race with few contentious issues, the candidates running for lieutenant governor tried to distinguish themselves Monday with their records in other elected offices.  Three Republicans — state Sen. Elbert Guillory of Opelousas, ...Read more
Laid To Rest

Funeral held for Louisiana chef Paul Prudhomme

Hundreds of mourners have paid respects to the man who brought Louisiana's rural Cajun cooking to the forefront of American cuisine and kept it there for decades.   Chefs in white coats escorted the casket of celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme ...Read more
Shoulder Injury

Reports are Colston has a separated shoulder

A report from the The NFL Network is that Saints receiver Marques Colston has a separated shoulder.  And according to Rapoport his source told him that there could be structural damage as well.  Read more...

Life Sentence

Justices to decide on sentences for young prison 'lifers' in LA case

The Supreme Court is examining the case of a Louisiana teenager who killed a sheriff's deputy in 1963. The justices are to decide whether their ruling in 2012 to throw out mandatory life in prison without parole for juveniles should apply retroactively to older cases. Read more...

LSU Student Senate calls for gender-neutral bathroom labels

The Student Senate at LSU has passed a resolution asking Facility Services to change the signs on single stall restrooms on campus to read "gender neutral." Read more...

State Police: truck found, no sign of missing girl, Zwolle man

Louisiana State Police say they have found the 2000 Ford F-150 pickup truck belonging to 40-year-old Harvey Eugene York, but there's no sign of 6-year-old Alexis "Lexi" Johnson, the little girl Texas authorities believe York abducted. Read more...

Voucher enrollment drops slightly in Louisiana this year

Enrollment in Louisiana's taxpayer-funded voucher program has dipped a bit this year. Read more...
More Hold Ups

Armed robberies on campus, at a park and elsewhere over the weekend

Armed robbers were busy over the weekend in New Orleans.  Police were called to crimes across the city, including on the Tulane University Campus. Cops say at four o' clock Saturday afternoon, three students were robbed.  Read more...
Hwy 1

Kennedy: don't finance LA1 work with BP money

Louisiana Highway One, which passes through the marshes of south Lafourche, is the only route to Port Fourchon and Grand Isle. Read more...

Louisiana State Police on the lookout for missing girl, LA man

Louisiana State Police today issued a "Level II Endangered/Missing Child" alert, on the lookout for a 6-year-old Texas girl authorities say was taken by a Louisiana man. Read more...
Room Record

New Orleans hospitality industry hits post-Katrina benchmark

More than ten years after Katrina dealt its devastating blow to New Orleans' tourism industry, the city has achieved a major milestone. Read more...
Flight Delays

Southwest warns Monday travelers to plan ahead after delays

Southwest Airlines said hundreds of flights have been delayed by technical issues and warned passengers flying Monday to arrive two hours early and print boarding passes before coming to the airport.  Read more...
Over the Side

Man falls off of I-10 into Spillway

Crews were called early this morning to pull a man from the water off the I-10 over the Bonnet Carre Spillway in LaPlace. Police say the man apparently crashed into the left guardrail along the eastbound interstate near I-55.  They say when he got out of the vehicle, he fell over the... Read more

Chef Paul Prudhomme laid to rest today

Today the world of cooking says its final goodbyes to legendary Cajun chef Paul Prudhomme. Read more...
Apartment Fire

Kenner apartment fire displaces at least 50 residents

Firefighters have extinguished a fire at a Kenner apartment complex that left at least 50 people displaced from their homes. The fire in the 4100 block of Alabama began Sunday afternoon in a 10-unit building and spread to a second 10-unit building... Read more
Cop Shoots

Cops exchange gunfire with suspect, suspect wounded

New Orleans Police shot a suspect today.  "At about 1:10 pm officers responded to a call of suspicious males with guns," Officer Garry Flot said in an email.  "When the officers went to investigate, one suspect pointed a handgun at one of the officers and fired."  Read more...
Kenner Fire

Firefighters work 3-alarm blaze in Kenner

Firefighters worked a three-alarm blaze Sunday afternoon at an apartment complex in Kenner.  The fire happened at about 3 p.m. in the 4100 block of Alabama Street.  The Kenner Fire Department confirmed it's a three-alarm blaze. Read more...
Request Denied

La Supreme Court reiterates: won't hear UL student Mickey Shunick's murder

The Louisiana Supreme Court has again refused to hear a request to overturn Brandon Lavergne's guilty pleas to two murders, including that of 21-year-old university student Mickey Shunick.  Read more...
Campus Robbery

Tulane student robbed by armed man in campus building

A female student sitting at a table in a Tulane center was forced to remove money from an ATM by an armed man Saturday afternoon.  Read more...
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Fans clamoring for seats at LSU-Florida game

It may only be Tuesday, but anticipation is already building for Saturday night in Death Valley. Both LSU and their opponent this week, Florida, are ranked in the top ten. Read more...

#6 LSU gearing up for #8 Florida

There will be a lot of hype leading up to Saturday’s showdown in Tiger Stadium between 6th ranked LSU and 8th ranked Florida. Players from the two teams were in a twitter war over the summer, over which school can lay claim to D-B-U, which stands for... Read more

Former Falcons Coach "Loved what Saints fans stood for"

Former Falcons head coach Jerry Glanville joined Deke Bellavia and Bobby Hebert on the WWL Saints Coaches Show Monday night and commented about his time in Atlanta and the Saints/Falcons rivalry. Read More

Report: Spurrier quits at SC

ESPN says that South Carolina Football Coach Steve Spurrier has announced his retirement.  "Steve Spurrier told his players and coaches Monday night that he is retiring immediately," according to ESPN.com.  Read more...

Payton shoots down wanderlust rumors; "I love it here"

Today, Payton addressed reports that he might like to leave the Saints during his Monday teleconference with the media, dismissing them as just another distraction to ignore during the course of a season. Read More

Florida quarterback Will Grier suspended

A person familiar with the situation says Florida quarterback Will Grier has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NCAA's policy on banned drugs. Read more...

Brees: "We're not getting the results we want, we'll keep grinding"

Drew Brees gives an exclusive interview to Saints sideline reporter Kristian Garic following a brutal loss in Philadelphia. Read More

Deke: At 1-4, where do the Saints go from here?

I hope that the Saints will get better as the season progresses, but I also fear that the team is closer to end of an era, and one of pro sports' best franchises is starting to unravel and the good days, big wins and fun times are long gone. Read More

Bobby: That might be the Saints' worst loss in Brees/Payton era

Bobby said he was a little hopeful coming into this game because the Saints have gone 5-1 against Philadelphia in their past six meetings, but that certainly didn't help any today. Read More

Eagles shred Saints 39-17

Sam Bradford overcame two red-zone interceptions and threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, Fletcher Cox forced two fumbles on sacks and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New Orleans Saints 39-17 on Sunday. Read More
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