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Duck Rescue

Northshore firefighters save trapped ducks

The for the second time in a week, St. Tammany Fire District #1 has come to the rescue of some feathered friends. This time a call came in Saturday about baby ducks trapped in a storm drain. "The incident occurred on Oak Tree Dr. in the Fairways subdivision in Slidell.  Read more...
Murder Arrests

Teens arrested for Metairie double murder

Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a man and his adult son in Metairie. Sheriff Newell Normand says two teenagers, a male and female were in Metairie to commit vehicle burglaries after they had pulled an armed robbery in New Orleans and stole a car. Read more...
Floating Body

Body found in New Orleans canal

A dead man was found floating in the water in New Orleans. "Members of The New Orleans Police Department are investigating the death of an unidentified male that was discovered in the water near the industrial locks, the Saint Claude Bridge... Read more
Murder Arrests

2 arrests in murder of Metairie father and son

Cops have made two arrests in the murders of a father and son in Metairie Wednesday night.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand will hold a News Conference today. "The Sheriff will be discussing the latest information on the arrests of two individuals... Read more
Dryer and Hotter

Drier and hotter today

Most of Southeast Louisiana dries out and heats up today. "Today looks like the dryer day of the weekend, but we do turn hot with highs near 90," Channel 4 meteorologist Alexandra Cranford said.  "We have a 20% chance of rain today, but we can't count out an isolated shower."  Read more...

LSU drops 3rd game in series with Texas A&M, 6-2

After winning the first 2 games of their series with Texas A&M,  The LSU Tigers lose the final game of the series, 6-2 at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman field.  The  game was delayed over 3 hours because of rain earlier this afternoon.  Read more...
Huge Bust

Massive drug bust just blocks from the Fairgrounds

New Orleans police  report a huge drug bust near the Fairgrounds yesterday.  NOPD, DEA agents and Homeland Security investigators arrested 32-year-old Christian Prechter and booked him with charges including possession with the intent to distribute narcotics ...Read More
Navy Week

Museum gala kicks off New Orleans Navy Week

Navy Week is in full swing in New Orleans after people joined the crews of six ships from three countries at the NOLA Navy Week Gala.   Held inside the National World War II Museum, the Friday night party kicked off seven days of special events, ...Read more
Tiger Baseball

LSU baseball versus Texas A&M, game 3 is on

It's a go for the LSU - Texas A&M game in game 3 of the series.  The game begins at 4:15 p.m.  Catch the action on WWL AM & FM. When the Pelicans play at 7 p.m., you'll have a choice.  Pelicans versus the Warriors ...Read more
Weather Update

The lates weather for our area including activities

The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for our area has been canceled.

The only warning left is for the Biloxi, Ms area.

Severe Thunderstorm watch continues until 6 p.m.

Jazz Fest, Nola Navy Tours are continuing.  Weather has halted the Zurich Classic for the time being.  

The LSU baseball game still under a rain delay.

Afternoon storms should wrap up this evening, when rain
Update At Fest

Jazz Fest continues

Jazz Fest continued today with Jazz Fest fans seeking shelter as storms moved through.  
Some minor scheduling changes.  Here is the statement from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival:  ...Read more
Eye On Weather

Storms impact activities this afternoon

Storms could have an impact on Jazz Fest and the Zurich Classic and for visitors in for Nola Navy Week.  The storms in Baton Rouge did cause a rain delay for LSU baseball.  
There is a severe thunderstorm watch for SE Louisiana until 6 pm.  Read more...

Possible Storms

Keep an eye out for storms if you are at Jazz Fest or the Zurich Classic

There is a severe thunderstorm watch for SE Louisiana until 6 pm.  According to Alexandra Cranford in the Channel 4 Pinpoint forecast center rain chances will be near 40% today. It shouldn't be a washout, ...Read more
Slight Drop

Highway safety officials report a decline in motorcycle deaths

The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission reports there was a slight decline in the number of fatal motorcycle crashes in 2014. Eighty motorcycle riders were killed last year, a 7% drop from 2013.  Read more...

Game 4 Tonight

Warriors-Pelicans Preview

Even if the Golden State Warriors complete a sweep Saturday night, the celebration might be more mellow than the one they enjoyed after Game 3.  Golden State's astonishing comeback victory that night seemed to take the life out of the New Orleans Pelicans, ...Read more
Sexual Assaults

Lawmakers seek overhaul of handling of sexual assaults

State lawmakers say they want to reform the way law enforcement agencies, colleges, and hospitals handle cases of sexual assault in Louisiana.   Rep. Helena Moreno and Sen. J.P. Morrell are pushing legislation they say will create uniform statewide standards ...Read more
Sat.-The Who

Jazz Fest in New Orleans steps into high gear with The Who

The Who, the iconic British rock band led by singer and guitar player Pete Townshend, is taking center stage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Saturday.  The band is stopping in New Orleans for the second leg of a 17-stage tour of the United States ...Read more
Weekend Weather

The latest weather for weekend activities

A Tornado watch is in effect for Southeast Louisiana until 8 p.m.
Keep an eye out for the possibility of storms this evening but it should diminish as the evening progresses.  Read more...   


St. Tammany mulls options in fracking project

Efforts to stop a proposed fracking oil well in St. Tammany continue despite a legal setback this week -- when a Baton Rouge judge ruled that only the state can regulate oil wells. Read more...

Louisiana overpaid $17M in annual tobacco settlement money

The attorney general says Louisiana received about $17 million more in tobacco settlement money this month than it should have.   Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office notified the Jindal administration and Treasurer John Kennedy ...Read more
New Tax

City Council approves French Quarter taxing district

After a spate of robberies and violence near the French Quarter in recent months, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants more policing in the city's premiere tourist spot. Read more...
Navy Week

Navy ships line the New Orleans riverfront

If you've ever dreamed of playing like you're a sailor on the high seas, this could be your weekend! It's Navy week in New Orleans and thousands of folks, both young and old will be taking public tours. Read more...
LSU Borrowing

Budget cut worries stall $115M borrowing plan for LSU

LSU has stopped $115 million in planned borrowing because of concerns about the university's finances. Read more...
Happy Festival!

Jazz Fest for 2015 begins

Jazz Fest begins today! For the next seven days, the festival has a lineup of great music -- from around the world to our own back yard! Read more...
Tops With Teens

Facebook still ranks at the top with teens

When it comes to social media, research shows teens use a variety of social media but, Facebook still tops the list. Read more...
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Day, Compton lead delayed Zurich Classic

Jason Day and Erik Compton stood atop the leaderboard when the third round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans was suspended due to darkness. Day, who led when the second round was completed earlier on Saturday, was 1- under par through three holes... Read more

Warriors sweep Pelicans

The Golden State Warriors wouldn't need a monumental comeback to secure a series sweep of the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. Instead, they were the ones who brought a healthy, double-digit lead into the final quarter before advancing to the next round.  Read more...

Pelicans lose in 4 game sweep to Warriors

The Golden State Warriors swept the New Orleans Pelicans in 4 games and move on in the playoffs.  Tonight's final score from the Smoothie King Center, Golden State 109, New Orleans 98, ...Read more

LSU baseball to start at 4:15pm

The Tigers and Aggies are waiting for the rain to pass before playing game three of their baseball series.  LSU releasde the following: The start of Saturday's LSU-Texas A&M baseball game has been delayed by rain. Read more...

Zurich Classic to resume Saturday after rain delays play

Hudson Swafford fired a 6-under 66 Friday to move into a tie for the lead with the second round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans suspended for the day due to inclement weather. Swafford ended 36 holes at 11-under-par 133. He was joined in the lead by... Read more

#1 LSU takes the series from #2 Texas A&M

Number one ranked LSU and Texas A&M played another classic college baseball game on Friday and for the second straight night the Tigers came out on top. The Bayou Bengal bats erupted for four runs in the 7th inning to erase a three-run deficit... Read more

Deke: Pelicans in 0-3 hole - now what?

It was all going so perfectly.  And for the first time in the series against the top seeded Warriors, the Pelicans got what looked to be the ending we hoped for in the first two playoff games. But the ending would be far worse than the previous two, leaving the Pelicans in a 0-3 hole. Read More

Zardon's walk-off single lifts LSU past Texas A&M

Big games have a funny way of producing the unlikeliest of heroes. Heading into No. 1 LSU's weekend showdown with No. 2 Texas A&M, there may not have been a Tiger flying further under the radar than Danny Zardon.  Read more...

Weekley, de Jonge share Zurich Classic lead

Boo Weekley and Brendon de Jonge fired 8-under 64s on Thursday and share the lead with the first round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans suspended due to darkness.  Read more...

Pelicans blow 20 point lead, lose in overtime with the Warriors

For most of game three it looked like coming home was just what the Pelicans needed to get back on track in the playoff series with the Warriors.  New Orleans withstood an early run before taking over and dominating Golden State for most of the game until... Read more
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