"Double Coverage" with Kristian and T-Bob
Text Us: 870870
Studio: (504)260.1870
| More
Local News

Reports are LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron has cancer


Reports are LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron has been diagnosed with prostate cancer but is expected to continue to coach in 2015.  The 54 year old Cameron is in his third season as the LSU offensive coordinator.  Read more...
Weak T.S.

Erika is a weak tropical storm


Tropical Storm Erika is barely a Tropical Storm with winds of 50 Miles and expected to take a northerly turn and eventually become a rain maker for the state of Florida, according to WWL TV meteorologist Dave Nussbaum.  Read more...
Safe To Drink

Gretna boil water advisory lifted


The boil water advisory that had been in effect in has been lifted, according to city officials.
The order was rescinded about 1:45 p.m. after the Department of Health and Hospitals said that tests of water samples taken Thursday had come back negative ...Read more
More Troopers

While mourning, state police readies to train more troopers


A day after the Louisiana State Police buries one of its own, a new class of cadets begin their training to be troopers this weekend.  The men and women will report to the state police training academy Sunday for 16 weeks of training. Read more...
George Bush, Doris Hicks
Bush Visit

Bush hails school reforms in Katrina anniversary visit


Former President George W. Bush returned Friday to New Orleans, where he was vilified for his administration's lackluster response to Hurricane Katrina, to praise the city's comeback 10 years after the catastrophic storm.  Read more...

 
Unresponsive

Officer shooting suspect hospitalized after unresponsive


The man accused of fatally shooting a Sunset police officer in a domestic dispute was taken to the hospital after being unresponsive in jail.  Police say Harrison Lee Riley Jr. wouldn't talk when questioned in the St. Landry Parish jail Thursday ...Read more
Day of Service

'Day of Service' looking for about 1,300 more volunteers


New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu today called on the region to commit to a day of service on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Read more...
Gay Adoption

Plaintiffs seek to block MS ban on gay couples adopting


Four lesbian couples are asking a federal judge to immediately stop Mississippi from enforcing a law that bans same-sex couples from adopting or taking children into foster care. Read more...
Cocaine Seized

Record cocaine haul in Plaquemines Parish


Thanks to an anonymous tipster, Plaquemines Parish authorities today announced the largest single seizure of cocaine in parish history. Read more...
George Bush, Doris Hicks
Bush In N.O.

Bush returns to N.O. for Katrina anniversary


Former President George W. Bush returned Friday to New Orleans — the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points — to tout the region's recovery from the nation's costliest natural disaster on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  Read more...

 
Lots of Cocaine

Millions in cocaine seized by Plaquemines deputies


Plaquemines Parish narcotics agents have seized nearly 200 pounds of cocaine. Read more...
Erika Forecast

Erika forecast to hit Florida


Tropical Storm Erika is bringing wind and rain the islands in the Caribbean and has already proven to be a killer storm. "On the forecast track, the center of Erika will move over the Dominican Republic today, move near the Turks and Caicos Islands tonight, and move near... Read more
Why Bush?

Bush visit lightning rod for criticism


Former President George W. Bush visits New Orleans today to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which political observers say was the low point of his presidency. Read more...
Bush Visit

Former President Bush to view Katrina recovery


Former President George W. Bush will visit New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast today to take part in observances of the region's tenth Hurricane Katrina anniversary. It's a visit that has created some controversy. Read more...
Katrina Lessons

Emergency planners have learned valuable lessons since Katrina


The director of the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness says the state is in a better position to respond to a Hurricane Katrina like event.  Read more...
Blanco-Katrina

Blanco looks back on the 10 years since Katrina


Many people are reflecting back to 10 years ago when Hurricane Katrina descended on the Gulf Coast and caused catastrophic widespread damage. Families throughout the New Orleans area were displaced and people all over the state were opening their doors to evacuees.  Read more...
Bush Back in NO

Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Katrina


Former President George W. Bush is returning Friday to New Orleans — the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points — to tout the region's recovery from the nation's costliest natural disaster on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  Read more...
Not Stronger

No strengthening is expected from T.S. Erika yet


Tropical Storm Erika remains a bit unorganized and has moved into the far eastern Caribbean.  "The winds remain at 45 mph and it continues to fight a lot of dry air and wind shear," said WWL TV meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. Read more...

 
Mobile Shelter

LDAF says mobile pet shelter ready for use


The Louisiana Department of Agriculture says its new mobile pet shelter is ready for use. Commissioner Mike Strain says the tractor trailer can be used to evacuate up 55 domesticated animals in the event of an emergency.  Read more...

 
Making Strides

10 years after Katrina DOTD says major strides have been made in evacuation prog



10 years ago thousands of people were evacuating out of the New Orleans area as Hurricane Katrina was bearing down on Louisiana; and it was chaos. So in that time how has the state improved efforts to make such a large scale evacuation more smooth?  Read more...
 
 

Obama speaks to New Orleanians in Lower 9th


President Barack Obama is highlighting good economic news during a period of wildly erratic stock markets to make the case the United States remains an anchor of global strength.  Read More

 
Leak Lawsuit

Environment groups: Settlement not final in oil leak lawsuit


Environmental groups say they're pleased at the progress of talks with a New Orleans company that has failed to end a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, but it's too early to talk about potential settlements.  Read more...
 
 
Obama In N.O.

Obama walks New Orleans streets, says city 'moving forward'


Walking door to door in a city reborn after tragedy, President Barack Obama says New Orleans is moving forward a decade after Hurricane Katrina. He offered the city as an example of what can happen when people rally to build a better future ...Read more
 
Disparity

Job disparity creates a future challenge


The great New Orleans recovery is grabbing many of the headlines this week but there are a number of officials concentrating on the future. Read more...
Obama in N.O.

President Obama arrives in New Orleans for Katrina anniversary


President Barack Obama travelled to New Orleans today for the Katrina Anniversary. Reporter Andrew Beatty of AFP was the assigned pool reporter. Here are excerpts from his reports:  Read more...
Archive
If there had been no Katrina, do you think the Saints would have won the Super Bowl in 2009?
  no
  yes
 
View Results
National News
Politics
World News
Business News
Health News
WWL Sports News
Saints Info

Last chance to see Saints in camp practice tonight at Yulman


If you haven't got to see the Saints practice in preseason action yet, you've gone just one more chance, and it's one you really don't want to pass up. The Black and Gold will take the field at 7pm tonight at Tulane's Yulman Stadium for the first time ever. Read More

Bobby: Saints offense gets slight edge at Thursday practice


After the seemingly improving New Orleans Saints defense had gotten the best of them at each of the last two Black and Gold practices, the offense stepped up and took what our resident pro Bobby Herbert says was a slight edge.  Read More

Kristian: Cooks looking deadly as Saints offense rebounds


Offense:  With Coach Sean Payton back at practice, the Saints offense looked like they had something to prove after two previous days dominated by the defense.   Saints WR Brandin Cooks is primed for a huge year.  He had several targets and receptions today. Deep balls, short routes, it didn’t matter; Cooks was electric today. Read More

Deke: Will the SEC win a national title this year? Here's the rankings


SEC, SEC, SEC!  The mighty SEC has not won a national title in two years.  Is that a drought?  For this conference it is.  Here are my first SEC rankings of the season.  Enjoy! Read More

Bobby: Saints WR Colston definitely still has it


For veteran players in the NFL, after being in the league for a handful of years their age comes into question, as does whether or not that player can still be productive.  The Cajun Cannon says that #12 WR Marques Colston was as smooth and cool as the pleasant summer breeze today. Read More

Steve: Josh Morgan making his case to make Saints roster


The coaches and players say they still aren’t looking at who is going to make the 53 man roster yet - but I sure am. A position group that has fascinated me before camp even started was wide receiver. Read More

Kristian: Saints pass rush finally shows up; Payton skips practice


Saints Coach Sean Payton was not at practice today because he was escorting his daughter to the first day of college at Pepperdine University. Payton has always placed a significant interest on family, and has excused players in the past for family matters, and it’s no different for him. Read More

Deke: Steele and Orgeron will get the best out of Tiger defense


If emotion helps win games, then look for the Bayou Bengals to win a lot.  To say that LSU defensive line Coach Ed Orgeron is an emotional person is an understatement. Read More

Steve: Ambition fuels Saints DE Akiem Hicks


There weren’t many positives to take away from the Saints defense last year.  The unit failed in just about every way possible, finishing 31st overall in the NFL.  Trying to pin the blame on one player, position group or even a coach is impossible. Read More

Resident Pros: Saints have upper hand at Tuesday practice


Both of our resident pros agree that the Saints defense had the edge at today’s practice.  “I think the defense has played well as of late. Going back to the Patriots game and the last two practices, I like what I’ve seen from the Saints defense,” said Saints Color Analyst Hokie Gajan. Read More
 
Entertainment News
Strange News

Contests

FACEBOOK

1 Thing

Contact Us

WWL iPhone App

Powered By InterTech Media, LLC™