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Sunday Shooting

Bourbon Street shooting

New Orleans Police are investigating a Sunday morning shooting of an unidentified man on Bourbon Street.  Read more...
BP Claims

June 8 deadline set for BP settlement claims

People and businesses who lost money because of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill have until June 8 to file claims. The deadline doesn't apply to seafood-related businesses. BP PLC made separate settlements for medical claims and for seafood-related business claims.  Read more...
Algiers Murder

Saturday night murder in Algiers

New Orleans Police are investigating the late Saturday fatal shooting of an unidentified male at 3300 Garden Oaks Drive in Algiers. A 24-year-old male was also shot in the incident which occurred at the Garden Oak apartments shortly after 11:00 p.m.  Read more...
Fracking Permit

State approves controversial drilling permit in St. Tammany

Louisiana's Department of Natural Resources has approved a drilling permit for Helis Oil & Gas Co., which plans a fracking project that many St. Tammany Parish residents vehemently oppose.  Read more...
Record Jobs

Louisiana jobs set another record in November

New employment numbers are out and Louisiana's labor force grew to a record 2,179,837 in November. The number of people employed in the state jumped by 59,419 over the year.  Read more...
Scalise Ads

Ads tie Scalise to Obama

A group called Senate Conservatives Action is sponsoring radio ads that target Republican Metairie Congressman Steve Scalise. The ads accuse Scalise of siding with President Obama instead of standing on the conservative platform.  Read more...
School Deal

Deal reached for New Orleans students with disabilities

Under a settlement announced Friday, New Orleans public schools have agreed to ensure that students with disabilities are properly treated and educated while also being given the chance to attend the schools they want to attend.  Read more...
Cuba Trade

Strain: Louisiana farmers would benefit by Cuba trade

Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says restarting trade between the U.S. and Cuba would be of enormous benefit to Louisiana.  Read more...
Fracking Permit

Northshore fracking venture gains permit approval

The Department of Natural Resources has announced that a drilling permit for Helis Oil has been approved. The announcement would permit fracking on parts of the Northshore.  Read more...
Housing Deal

Deal reached over unfair housing in St. Bernard

A settlement has been reached in a long legal fight over St. Bernard Parish housing policies that allegedly restricted black people from renting in the parish as it rebuilt after the flooding of Hurricane Katrina.  Read more...
Prayer Rally

Rally organizer says Jindal event is about prayer

The Mississippi-based organization hosting a January prayer rally featuring Gov. Bobby Jindal says the event's sole purpose is religious.  Read more...
Insurance Deal

Jindal, insurance program reach deal over records

Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has agreed to archive all the state employee health insurance program's records with the Secretary of State's office. The agreement comes after the administration refused for months to follow the state's archiving requirements.  Read more...
Rape Kits

New Orleans police face backlog of 400 rape kits

New Orleans police say they're working through a backlog of more than 400 untested rape kits. The kits are important elements in an investigation, especially when a victim is attacked by a stranger and DNA is essential.  Read more...

Surge in workers keeps pushing up state jobless rate

New employment numbers are out and Louisiana's civilian labor force grew to a record number in November according to seasonally adjusted data released by the federal bureau of labor statistics.  Read more...
Child Porn

Feds: Ponchatoula man had large collection of child porn

Federal prosecutors say a 52-year-old Ponchatoula man faces 15 to 40 years in prison for downloading more than half a million images of child pornography, one of the largest collections ever found in the state.  Read more...
Jindal Poll

58% disapprove of Governor Jindal's job performance

A new Southern Media and Opinion Research poll shows 58-percent of Louisianians disapprove of Governor Bobby Jindal's job performance as he heads into his final year in office. Read more...
Super Saturday

Super Saturday expected to be as busy as Black Friday in 2014

The last Saturday before Christmas could be as big a shopping day as Black Friday especially if you're still looking for TVs, appliances or clothes according to experts.  Read more...

An average fall shrimping season ends Monday

The fall shrimping season comes to a close on some state waters Monday and some are calling this an average season for fishermen. Daren Martin, owner of Martin's Fresh Shrimp in Chauvin, says this was a fair season for shrimpers.  Read more...
Vitter Leads

Vitter with a double-digit lead in 2015 governor's race

A new poll on the 2015 governor's race shows republican senator David Vitter with a solid lead over three other opponents. Southern Media and Opinion Research pollster Bernie Pinsonat says Vitter benefits from high name recognition... Read more
Cheap Gas

Low gas prices over the holiday period

Gas prices are about 75-cents lower than a year ago as we head into what should be a busy two weeks of traveling during this holiday period. Gregg Laskoski, with gasbuddy.com, says with the statewide average at about $2.30 a gallon... Read more

New Orleans celebrates kick off of college bowl season

New Orleans has the honor of ushering in the college football bowl season this weekend. The R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl kicks off in the Superdome Saturday morning, but the  celebration begins Friday night.  Read more...
Smoking Ban?

La. police: Smoking ban would hit gambling halls

Louisiana regulators say $104 million in revenues and state fees might be lost over two years from Harrah's casino, a horse racing track and video-poker halls if New Orleans enacts a widespread ban on smoking.  Read more...
Budget Deficit

Lawmakers back Jindal plan to close $170M deficit

Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use a mix of patchwork financing and modest cuts to close a budget deficit of more than $170 million.  Read more...
Medicaid Deals

Louisiana Medicaid contract extended, after other deal cancelled

Lawmakers have agreed to extend the state's multimillion-dollar Medicaid claims processing contract by another year. A criminal investigation is ongoing into the award of the now-cancelled $200 million contract to CNSI.  Read more...
Sex Crimes

Justice committee seeks progress from NOPD on sex crimes

The New Orleans Police Department is promising to do better to protect women and children. That's what the department's leaders promised members of the New Orleans City Council at a meeting today. Read more...
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Bobby's Take

Bobby: Saints goose is cooked - hell, it's burned!

Bobby's bottom line: “You can't sugarcoat it. It's a heartbreaking loss considering what you were playing for. Saints fans have to be dejected.” Read More

Saints playoff possibilities... how the Saints get in or out

If the Saints beat the Falcons Sunday AND the Browns beat the Panthers, the Saints win the NFC South and host a playoff game.  Click here to see the other ways the Saints get in or miss the playoffs...

Pelicans beat OKC 101-99

Anthony Davis had 38 points and 12 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 on Sunday night. Read More

Saints razed by Falcons 30-14, won't go to playoffs

Julio Jones returned from a hip injury to catch seven passes for 107 yards, and the Atlanta Falcons remained in playoff contention with a 30-14 victory over New Orleans on Sunday. Read More

Chargers complete huge rally...Eagles continue late fade

The San Diego Chargers kept their playoff hopes alive on Saturday, while the Philadelphia Eagles continued to mess up a postseason berth.  Read more...

Trail Blazers top Pelicans, 114-88

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Portland to a 114-88 win over the Pelicans Saturday night. While Portland (22-6) was coming off a triple overtime win at San Antonio a night earlier, it was New Orleans that appeared tired.  Read more...

ULL beats Nevada in New Orleans Bowl 16-3

Terrance Broadway walked into a hotel meeting room at around 5:45 a.m. and knew immediately that an unusual 10 a.m. kickoff in the New Orleans Bowl wouldn't be a problem for Louisiana-Lafayette. Read More

Deke: Saints primed to beat Falcons in hugely important game

OK folks this is it! Yes, there have been bigger games in this deep-south rivalry over the years but from an importance standpoint, this is a pretty meaningful game.  “There is always something on the line when we play each other,” said Saints QB Drew Brees.  Read More

Saints' new secondary braces for Falcons

Saints cornerback Terrence Frederick says the time he spent practicing alongside safety Pierre Warren in the offseason and training camp appears to be paying off at a crucial time.  Read more...

Saints-Falcons Preview

Although their records may be lousy, the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons control their playoff destinies. Hoping to represent the downtrodden NFC South in the postseason, these sub-.500 teams meet Sunday at the Superdome.  Read more...
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