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Longtime WWL radio and TV personality Andre Trevigne dies


WWL Radio has learned that long-time radio and TV personality Andre Trevigne has died. Trevigne anchored newscasts on WWL, WDSU and WGNO television stations and hosted a radio show on WWL Radio from 1995 to 2004. Read more...
Missing Teens

Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean


Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried to maintain hope against the fading odds of their survival. Read more...
More Amoeba

Brain-eating amoeba found in small Ascension water system


The Department of Health and Hospitals says brain-eating amoeba has been found in a water system serving about 1,800 people in a community north of Donaldsonville.  A news release says Ascension Parish officials were notified Tuesday. Read more...
Gunman's Car

Police release photos of movie theater gunman's car


Police in the Lafayette, Louisiana, have released photos of a car that a gunman was driving before he opened fire in a movie theater.  Lafayette police said in an email Tuesday that they are releasing the photographs in hopes ...Read more
Saints Moves

Saints release DT Broderick Bunkley, 3 others on PUP list


Some more roster changes by the New Orleans Saints today.  The club has released defensive tackle Broderick Bunkley and placed 3 others on the "physically unable to perform list."  Those 3 are wide receiver Marques Colston, ...Read more
Katrina Body

1 count thrown out, 2 upheld in Katrina burned body case


A former New Orleans police officer convicted for burning the body of a man shot to death by another officer as the city coped with catastrophic flooding following Hurricane Katrina may get some time shaved off his 17-year prison sentence.  Read more...

 
Campaign Cash

Vitter has more campaign cash than his three opponents -- combined


The July campaign finance report shows that Republican David Vitter has more campaign dollars on hand than his three gubernatorial opponents combined. Read more...
Burned Body

1 count thrown out, 2 upheld in Katrina burned body case


A federal appeals court has refused to grant a new trial to a former New Orleans police officer convicted for burning the body of a man shot to death by another officer after Hurricane
Katrina. Read more...

 
Could Be Tried

Suspect in death of girl, 6, could stand trial in late 2015


Matthew Flugence could learn this fall whether he will face a jury this year, or later, in the 2013 abduction and slaying of 6-year-old Ahlittia North of Harvey.  Flugence, 22, faces a charge of first-degree murder.  Read more...

 
Rape Arrest

Lafourche man arrested for mid-1980s rape


An 81-year-old Larose man faces charges in the rape of a juvenile that happened roughly 30 years ago. Read more...
Not Enough Zzs?

School is around the corner and kids aren't getting enough sleep


The new school year is fast approaching, but are our kids getting the proper sleep needed to properly function during the school year. Read more...
Cosby Claim

Writer describes how Bill Cosby allegedly attacked her in New Orleans


One of the women accusing Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her says it happened in New Orleans.  Writer Sammie Mays is one of 35 women on the cover of the latest New York Magazine who claim the comedian attacked her.   Read more...
Brain-Eater

Community meeting to discuss brain-eating amoeba in St. Bernard Parish


Officials in St. Bernard parish meet tonight to answer the public's question about brain-eating amoeba found at a parish water-sampling station. Read more...
Deadly Crash

Mother, 4-year-old child die after head-on collision


A mother and her 4-year-old son have been killed in a head-on collision in Plaquemines Parish that has left a child in another vehicle critically injured. Plaquemines Sheriff's Office Cmdr. Eric Becnel tells local media that 25-year-old Jenny Taing and her 4-year-old son died... Read more
No Flags?

Theater shooting: No red flags reported at time of gun sale


John Russell Houser's mental problems were well known to many, though perhaps not to the store that sold him the .40-caliber handgun used in a deadly attack on a Louisiana movie theater. A federal background check came back clean, the pawn shop said... Read more
Cops Kill

Police shoot and kill 3 in 3 days in 3 Louisiana cities


Police in Louisiana have shot and killed three men in three cities over three days. Each was self-defense, said police spokesmen in Houma, Shreveport and New Orleans. Authorities said an unidentified man shot Monday in Houma pointed a gun at officers... Read more
Funerals

Friends, family mourn women killed in theater shooting


Jillian Johnson was an artistic force in the Lafayette community who worked to beautify her neighborhood while Mayci Breaux was a young woman looking forward to a new job and married life with a longtime boyfriend.  Read more...
Houser Timeline

Timeline of theater gunman John Russell Houser's life


This timeline of the life of John Russell Houser is based on police statements, court records and Associated Press interviews. Police say Houser killed two people and wounded nine others inside a Lafayette, ...Read more

Police return theater to owners after shooting


A spokesman for the Lafayette police says The Grand 16 movie theater where two people were killed during a shooting last week has been returned to the owners.  Corporal Paul Mouton says the theater was returned to the company Monday ...Read more
Statewide Races

Republicans draw in more money for top La. statewide races


Republicans are handily outraising Democrats in Louisiana's top two statewide races on the Oct. 24 ballot, for governor and lieutenant governor.  Reports outlining campaign donations and spending for the latest quarter were due to the state ethics board Monday. Read more...

 
Man Killed

Man shot, killed by police in Houma


State Police say a man was killed this morning in Houma, in a shooting involving officers from three local law enforcement agencies.  The man, who has not yet been identified, was killed on Woodlawn Ranch Road, Troop C spokesman Evan Harrell said.  Read more...

 
Water Pressure

New Orleans water officials regret inconvenience


The director of New Orleans' Sewerage and Water Board says he's sorry for the inconvenience of the boil advisory lasted into Saturday afternoon, but insists changes are already underway that would help prevent this from happening again. Read more...
BP Settlement

Judge: BP payouts to local entities to start soon for spill


A federal judge says BP will begin paying up to $1 billion in settlements to compensate local governments across the Gulf Coast for lost tax revenue and other economic damages they blame on the company's 2010 oil spill. Read more...
Drug Bust

'Operation Fish Net' smacks heroin on the North Shore


Authorities from several law enforcement agencies today announced a major heroin bust with many arrests in both the  St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes. Read more...
Movie Threat

Deputies: Woman threatened to 'shoot' at Baton Rouge theater


Authorities say a woman has been arrested at a Baton Rouge movie theater after threatening to shoot someone inside. Read more...
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Ball-gate

Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension


The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate." Read more...

Saints release DT Broderick Bunkley, 3 others on PUP list


Some more roster changes by the New Orleans Saints today.  The club has released defensive tackle Broderick Bunkley and placed 3 others on the "physically unable to perform list."  Those 3 are wide receiver Marques Colston, ...Read more

Deke: Steve Korte excited to see Max Unger join Saints O-Line


When it comes to football, it always comes down to who has the best guys in the trenches. Who better to ask about the Saints offensive line than former Saints offensive lineman Steve Korte? Read More

NFL upholds Tom Brady suspension


New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Read more...

Saints officially release Galette, sign two others


On the Monday afternoon before they begin training camp in West Virginia, the Saints officially released Junior Galette and also signed TE Kevin Brock and G Cole Manhart and waived injured center Michael Brewster. Read More

Analyst anticipates a good year for LSU Football


College football analyst Phil Steele believes the LSU Tigers will be one the surprise teams in the upcoming season. Steele says LSU's defense will be fast and one of the best in the country and he likes the offensive line. Read more...

Kristian: Releasing Galette right move for Saints


The Saints obviously mean business releasing their top pass rusher less than a year after naming him a defensive captain and signing him to a huge extension last season. Galette made a series of poor decisions this off-season, involved in a domestic dispute and of course there is the video alleging Galette's involvement in a beach brawl. Read More

Deke: 4 very important factors in 2015 Saints training camp


I know - every year is the so called "most important year" for particular teams, coaches and players. We hear it all the time.  But to those who follow the Black and Gold, the 2015 Saints training camp could very well be the most important - and in several different ways. Read More

Three Saints rookies have non-football injuries


WWL Saints insider Kristian Garic reports that the Saints placed three rookies on the non-football injury (NFI) list today: Offensive lineman Antonio Johnson, linebacker Davis Tull, and running back Marcus Murphy. Read More

​Steve: Pelicans adding Kendrick Perkins


The Pelicans and unrestricted free agent Kendrick Perkins are in the process of finalizing a contract, Marc Stein of ESPN.com reports. Stein adds it will be a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum. Read More
 
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