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Deputies arrest boyfriend of dead teen's mother

Cops investigating the death of a Kenner teen have arrested a man who knew her. Read more...
Minimum Wage

Minimum wage increase stalled as negotiations continue

Gov. John Bel Edwards' push to boost Louisiana's minimum wage remains stalled in the Senate as the Democratic governor continues negotiating with lawmakers, trying to win support for the bill.  Read more...
Arrest Warrant

Mom's boyfriend wanted after daughter found dead in ditch

Cops investigating the death of a Kenner teen want to arrest a man who knew her.  The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has announced that an arrest warrant ...Read more
Help, Not Jail

Northshore cops reveal Operation Angel

Authorities across the Northshore today announced a new way of dealing with drug addicts. It's called "Operation Angel." The basic plan is to keep addicts out of jail and  get them into treatment. Read more...

Louisiana's high school graduation rate continues to improve

Louisiana four-year high school graduation rate continues its upward trend, reaching 77.5 percent in 2015. The state education department says that's an all-time high and the fifth year the rate has improved.  Read more...

Husband Dies

Police: Husband dies after killing wife

A man police say killed his wife Friday in Raceland has died from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says the 32-year-old man had been on life support. "Josh Eschette... of Raceland was pronounced dead on... Read more
Lt. Gov. Tour

Lt. Governor Nungesser touring the state during National Tourism Week

Lt. Governor Bill Nungesser is touring the state to promote tourism as part of National Tourism Week. Nungesser says he’ll. be in West Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and St. Francisville today and then head to the northern part of the state later in the week. Read more...
Rescued Person

Crews rescue person trapped inside car following crash

The Louisiana State Police says emergency crews have rescued a person trapped in a car following a single-vehicle crash in Denham Springs.   Local news outlets report that emergency crews spent more than four hours getting the person out of the car.  Read more...
Rain Potential

Heavy rain potential again today

Rain potential stays high for today," says WWL TV Meteorologist Laura Buchtel.  "A flash flood watch still in effect until 7 p.m., but beginning Tuesday, some drier air arrives and the sunshine is back by Wednesday."  Read more...    


LSU develops anti-cataract eye drop

The LSU AgCenter has developed an eye drop to prevent and treat cataracts. AgCenter Biological and Agriculture Engineering Professor Cristina Sabliov says they became interested in developing a solution ...Read more 
FQ Patrol

New Orleans ending civilian patrol in French Quarter

One year and hundreds of thousands of dollars later, the French Quarter Nola civilian patrol is no more. Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration is pulling the plug on the pilot program. The goal of the program was to put extra bodies on the street to tackle... Read more
Retire and Die

Study: Early retirement may be the kiss of death

A new study suggests working later in life may lower the risk of death from any cause. Researchers at Oregon State University found, in a large study of adults, that people who waited to retire at least one year after age 65 had a lower risk of death than... Read more
Fatal Crash

Bicycle rider dead after crash on I-10

Cops say a man is dead after riding his bicycle on the I-10 near the Superdome. "The NOPD Fatality Section is investigating a traffic fatality that claimed the life of an unidentified man. The crash happened on... Read more
Jazz Fest

Jazz fest's last day kicks off, storm ends some sets early

A day after thunderstorms forced the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival to close early, another downpour Sunday turned parts of the Fair Grounds Race Track into swimming pools for geese and forced several of the last day's acts to end their sets early. Read more...
Cop Fired On

NOPD: officer fired on in New Orleans East

The New Orleans Police Department says someone shot at an officer in New Orleans East while he was sitting in a car. According to the NOPD, it happened at Chef Menteur Highway and Old Gentilly Road about 9:30 p.m. Saturday.  Read more...
Cleco Sale

Cleco customers to get $475 bill credit starting in July

Cleco customers will get a one-time $475 credit on their energy bills starting in July as part of the electric utility's sale. The credit will cover several months of free electricity for the average customer.  Read more...
Oil Suits

Settlement of coastal oil suits? Industry groups say no

A business lobbying group and oil industry organizations are publicly denying speculation that energy companies are negotiating with public officials to settle lawsuits over damage to Louisiana's coast.  Read more...

More storms likely for New Orleans area Sunday

Showers and thunderstorms are likely to return Sunday, bringing another threat to Jazz Fest and the Zurich Classic. Sunday's rain chance remains at 70 percent for scattered showers and storms as a cold front stalls in the area.  Read more...
Wire Fraud

Property investor from Metairie faces wire fraud charge

A Metairie man faces a federal wire fraud charge as prosecutors say he diverted money he solicited for property investments to personal use. John F. Kelly I received wire transfers totaling more than $700,000 from two investment funds.  Read more...

Stuard holds one-shot lead at wet Zurich Classic

Brian Stuard completed his second straight bogey-free round before rains hit Saturday, to take a one-shot lead in the waterlogged Zurich Classic. Stuard played just six holes to complete his second round with a 4-under 68 to reach 12 under at TPC Louisiana.  Read more...
No Stevie Today,

Jazz Fest: Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dog acts canceled by rain

Thunderstorms forced the cancellation of Saturday's late acts at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, including scheduled appearances by Stevie Wonder, rapper Snoop Dogg, Beck and others.  Read more...

Finally Free

After more than 4 decades in prison, Gary Tyler finally free

After almost 42 years at Louisiana's maximum security prison, Gary Tyler is a free man. Tyler had been jailed at the Louisiana State Penitentiary since he was 16, convicted of first-degree murder for the 1974 slaying of a fellow Destrehan High School student.  Read more...
Jobless Claims

Initial unemployment claims in Louisiana fall

First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending April 23 decreased from the previous week's total. The state labor department figures released Friday show the initial claims fell to 2,684 from the previous week's total of 2,791.  Read more...
Shaken Baby

JPSO arrests man in suspected child abuse death

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Friday said it has arrested a 27-year-old Marrero man in the death of 2-year-old Hayden Umbenhower. Read more...
Jazz Fest!

Paul Simon, My Morning Jacket close out Friday's Jazz Fest

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is entering its second weekend. The seven-day festival, taking place over two weekends, draws thousands of people to the city in a celebration of Louisiana music, food and culture. Read more...
An 11 year old Alabama boy shot an armed home intruder in the back, as he fled the boy'™s home. Did the 11-year-old do the right thing?
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Stuard takes Zurich Classic in playoff for 1st PGA win

Brian Stuard beat Jamie Lovemark on the second hole of a playoff Monday to capture his first PGA Tour win at the waterlogged Zurich Classic. Read more...

Vegas, Stuard share lead in rain-delayed Zurich Classic

Jhonattan Vegas birdied two of five holes he was able to play in the rain-delayed third round of the Zurich Classic on Sunday, giving him a share of the lead with Brian Stuard. Read more...

Classic halted by rain again Sunday

Tournament officials at the PGA's Zurich Classic were hopeful of finishing their event Sunday, but the weather hasn't cooperated. Heavy rain again caused a delay in play early Sunday afternoon.  Read more...

Stuard holds one-shot lead at wet Zurich Classic

Brian Stuard completed his second straight bogey-free round before rains hit Saturday, to take a one-shot lead in the waterlogged Zurich Classic. Stuard played just six holes to complete his second round with a 4-under 68 to reach 12 under at TPC Louisiana.  Read more...

5 LSU Tigers join the ranks of the NFL

This weekend’s NFL Draft saw five more Tigers join the ranks of the NFL. Read More

Kristian: Three things I liked about 2016 Saints draft - three I didn't

Here are three things I like and three things I disliked about the 2016 Saints draft.  What I liked: 1.  The Saints were aggressive with trades, they had a vision and target for players.  That's just the way this team operates, like i

Bobby, Mike, Deke and Deuce recap Saints 2016 draft

The 2016 NFL Draft is in the books. What does the Saints Radio Network team of ace broadcasters think about the Saints' new loot? Read More

Saints loading up on undrafted offensive linemen

The Saints might be finished with the draft class for 2016, but now the recruiting begins. Read More

Saints move up to round 4 to add DT

The Saints made another trade in the NFL Draft to jump into the 4th round to select Canadian defensive tackle David Onyemata.  The 6 ft 4, 300 pound athlete comes to New Orleans from the University of Manitoba Bisons.  Read More

Payton: Saints love Michael Thomas' skillset

“He’s big, competitive, I love his hands in traffic and I think he has a very unique skillset. He has real strong hands and has some good runs after the catch. You watch him workout and you watch him compete.”  Read More
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