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Wanted Woman

Cops: Woman robbed man after drinks and going to his apartment


Cops want to find a woman who allegedly robbed a man after a night of drinking.  "The NOPD is asking for the public's assistance in locating 32-year-old Jodi Lynn Parker who is wanted in connection with a theft investigation that occurred in an apartment... Read more
Call to Quit

Council calls for St. Bernard President to resign after indictment


Hours after a grand jury indicted him, the St. Bernard Parish Council passed a resolution calling on Parish President David Peralta to step down. Calling him "unfit to serve," the council says Peralta should resign by August 7th.  Read more...
New Probe?

Family of unarmed man shot by police seeks new investigation


The family of an unarmed 20-year-old man killed by a New Orleans police officer in 2012 called Tuesday for new state and federal investigations in the case, which already has resulted in a manslaughter conviction and four-year prison sentence for the officer. Read more...
GOP Debate

First GOP debate set, Jindal misses top 10


The invitations are out for the first prime time Republican presidential debate. Fox News says the invitees are: "Businessman Donald Trump, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker... Read more
Gretna Fest

Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr to headline GretnaFest


The Gretna Fest lineup is out. "Headliners include Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr., Bret Michaels, Aaron Lewis, The Wild Feathers, Uncle Kracker, Mark Broussard, Rockin' Doopsie and many more," according to the event's website. Read More
Driver Robbed

Taxi driver robbed, kidnapped


Today, cops caught a man they say abducted a cab driver and took his money. "The NOPD arrested 20-year-old Jerome Marks just minutes after he robbed and kidnapped a taxicab driver. The initial fare pickup began in the 1300 block North Prieur Street... Read more
Indicted Again

St. Bernard Parish President indicted again


A St. Bernard Parish grand jury today indicted Parish President Dave Peralta on 22 counts of malfeasance, extortion, obstruction and other charges. Read more...
Critical Report

Police monitor comes down hard on 2012 internal investigation


The New Orleans Independent Police Monitor says the New Orleans Police Department did a poor job in its internal investigation of an officer fatally shooting 20-year-old Wendell Allen during a drug raid on a house in Gentilly three years ago. Read more...
Kid Left

Child left in hot car at carwash


Terrebonne Parish deputies arrested a mother in Houma for leaving her child unattended in a hot car for several minutes at a car wash. Major Malcolm Wolfe says 33-year-old Sumer Lynn Boudloche was charged with child desertion... Read more
Slow Season

No changes in updated CSU hurricane forecast


The Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University put out its updated forecast for the 2015 hurricane season this morning, and it doesn't make any changes from the one released at the start of the season. Read more...
Gun Laws

Lafayette movie violence prompts actress to call for more gun laws


Comedian Amy Schumer spoke tearfully of two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, "Trainwreck," and asked lawmakers Monday to support a gun control bill sponsored by her second cousin, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. Read more...
Picky?

Is picky eating a sign of future depression?


A study out of Duke University raises concerns that children who are picky eaters may be at increased risk for depression and anxiety. But a local expert thinks the study may be jumping to conclusions. Read more...
Obese Kids

Study: Lack of physical activity top predictor of childhood obesity


A new study by LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center points to the lack of physical activity as the number one predictor of childhood obesity.  Lead author, Dr. Peter Katzmarzyk, says what makes this study unique is that it was conducted in 12 countries... Read more
GOP Poll

Poll: Trump leads GOP, Jindal tied for 10th


A CBS News Poll out today finds Donald Trump leading the Republican field by a large margin in a national survey of primary voters. Where does Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal stack up two days before the first debate?  Read more...
Predictions

Updated hurricane season prediction coming today


The 2015 Atlantic hurricane season has been as dull as advertised. Today, the forecast team at Colorado State University's Tropical Meteorology Project releases an updated forecast for the last two-thirds of the season. Read more...
Land Auction

New Orleans to auction more properties


More than 175 "tax-adjudicated" properties, mostly vacant lots, in neighborhoods across New Orleans will hit the virtual auction block Wednesday for the city's second public sale this summer of properties taken over by the government for unpaid taxes.  Read more...
Durst Case

Judge: Durst doesn't get handwriting comparisons


A judge in New Orleans says prosecutors don't have to give real estate heir Robert Durst a series of six handwriting comparisons involved in the California murder case against him.
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Oil Prices

Louisiana faces highs and lows as oil drops


As oil prices are still falling today with nearly an eight dollar plunge over the weekend,  but for Louisiana it's a double edged sword. Read more...
 
Funding

Jindal canceling state contracts with Planned Parenthood


Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is ousting Planned Parenthood from Louisiana's Medicaid program. Read more...
Smaller Rebate

Little-claimed Louisiana insurance rebate lowered


Everyone in Louisiana who buys property insurance will lose 28 percent of a tax credit they can get for covering the debt of the state's property insurer of last resort. Read more...
Sinkhole

Bayou Corne sinkhole began three years ago today


The massive Bayou Corne sinkhole in northern Assumption Parish, which forced the evacuation of hundreds of nearby residents, formed three years ago today. Read more...
Murder Probe

DA says iPhone security makes murder probe harder


East Baton Rouge Parish DA Hillar Moore says cell phone encryption is making it difficult to solve the murders of 29-year-old Brittney Mills and her son. Mills, who was 8 months pregnant at the time, was shot and killed on April 24th at her apartment.  Read more...
Windows 10

Windows 10 is finally here


After only a few days Windows 10 is being run on over 14 million devices.  Is it long overdue?  Read more...
Naked and Dead

Cops arrest man after finding naked body on his couch


Cops are trying to determine what led to a naked, dead woman being found on a couch in Terrebonne Parish. "TPSO patrolmen responded to a 911 call Saturday at 6:00 p.m. at 116 Zachary Court in Pointe-aux-Chenes. A caller reported finding the nude body of a woman... Read more
$1.99 Gas?

Analyst: Gas prices to drop below $2 in the fall


GasBuddy is predicting Louisiana's statewide average for a gasoline will fall below $2 a gallon in October. GasBuddy Analyst Gregg Laskoski says the decline in prices will accelerate after the Labor Day Holiday.  Read more...
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Bet On It!

Kristian: Five things you can bank on for the 2015 Saints


Go ahead, roll your eyes! I’m doing the same thing, but with the Saints taking the day off today I thought it would be a perfect time to talk about some of the observations I’ve made, and why I believe they’ll work for the Saints. Read More

Steve: The biggest letdowns so far at Saints camp


The team is off today, so as we get ready to enter week two here in West Virginia, I decided to tell you about the players who have not lived up to expectations. Read More

Saints rookie Anthony opening eyes at linebacker


Max Unger wasn't the only player the New Orleans Saints acquired when they traded star tight end Jimmy Graham to Seattle in a deal that sent shockwaves throughout the NFL. Read more...

Steve: LT Terron Armstead leaves Saints practice early


Saints left tackle Terron Armstead left this morning’s practice and did not return. When head coach Sean Payton was asked if he would like to elaborate on Armstead’s status, the media got the response they knew was coming. “No, he left early.” Read More

T-Bob: DT Maquedius Bain leaving LSU team


The odd summer of Maquedius Bain continues, as the DT has announced he is transferring out just three days after being reinstated to the LSU football team.  Bain was reinstated following a six-week suspension in which himself, Anthony Jennings, and Dwayne Thomas were arrested for unauthorized entry into a dwelling. Read More

Bobby: Saints WR Brandon Coleman makes play of the day


The first five days of training camp are now in the books - the Saints have had two days in shorts and helmets and three days in full pads. "I think the Saints are getting done what they need to do up to this point. I like the intensity and I see guys starting to get settled in out there!" said Hokie Gajan after practice Monday. Read More

Kristian: Kikaha shines, Peat struggles at Saints camp


Tempo has been a common theme at Saints training camp, and after a really intense workout yesterday, the Saints followed it up with another solid day of work ahead of tomorrow’s scheduled day off.  There weren’t nearly as many big hits as we saw on Sunday, but we still saw a lot of energy. Read More

Bills suspend offensive line coach Kromer for first six games


The Buffalo Bills have suspended offensive line coach Aaron Kromer without pay for the first six games of the regular season for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. Read more...

Andersen going into Saints Ring of Honor


The New Orleans Saints just announced that kicker Morten Andersen is going into the "Ring of Honor" in the Superdome.  "Sooner or later this guy in going to be in the Hall of Fame, that is a fact!" Saints coach Sean Payton said.  Read more...

Hokie: Saints have most physical outing yet


Sure it's just the fourth day of 2015 training camp, but this Sunday morning in beautiful, cool White Sulphur Springs, it was a little hotter on the field in the form of physicality. Read More
 
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