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Louisiana Supreme Court upholds Benson competency decision


The Louisiana Supreme Court Monday declined to hear the appeal of Renee Benson and Rita and Ryan LeBlanc in their petition to intercede in New Orleans Saints and Pelican owner Tom Benson's personal and business decisions. Read more...
Guilty

Jury convicts Walter Reed, son Steven


A federal jury Monday evening returned guilty verdicts in the federal money laundering and fraud case against former St. Tammany and Washington Parish District Attorney Walter Reed. Read more...
Minimum Wage

Louisiana minimum wage stalls


A push by Gov. John Bel Edwards 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...
Raise the Age

'Raise the Age' bill passes Senate with strong support


A bid to raise the adult prosecution age in Louisiana one year to 18 has won strong support in the state Senate. 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...
Road Rage?

Cops: Man intentionally hits crossing guard with car


Slidell Police say a driver this morning got into a shouting match with a school crossing guard at Abney Elementary, then ran his car into the crossing guard before fleeing the scene. Read more...
Back Door

Lawmaker shelves bill to give police access to locked phones


A proposal to allow criminal investigators with a court order to unlock homicide victims' cellphones has gotten stuck in a House committee, after lawmakers split on the idea. Read more...
Jail Reforms

New Orleans sheriff defends running of jail, making 2 hires


The embattled New Orleans sheriff is defending his running of the city's jail. Read more...
Arrested

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...
Improving

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...    

 
Cataracts

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...
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Louisiana Supreme Court upholds Benson competency decision


The Louisiana Supreme Court Monday declined to hear the appeal of Renee Benson and Rita and Ryan LeBlanc in their petition to intercede in New Orleans Saints and Pelican owner Tom Benson's personal and business decisions. Read more...

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
 
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