Politics Stress

Report: Political stress at an all-time high


A new poll from the American Psychological Association finds stress caused by politics at an all time high -- and the stress crosses party lines. Seventy-two percent of Democrats said the election results are still causing them stress. Fifty-nine percent of Republicans said... Read more
Rainy Day Fund

Legislators struggle to find common ground on budget


There’s three days left in the special session, and the big argument continues to be over how much money to use from the rainy day fund to address the $304 million budget shortfall. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says Governor John Bel Edwards has... Read more
Clydesdales

Meet the Budweiser Clydesdales at City Park


The Budweiser Clydesdales are in town for their annual Carnival appearance. And, you could ride with them when they parade in Metairie next week. Raffle tickets can be purchased tonight at the 'Horses, Hops and Cops' event for a chance to ride on the Budweiser Clydesdale wagon... Read more
Pels get Boogie

Pelicans acquiring Cousins in multi-player deal


DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento - and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Kings on Sunday, the same night the center was playing in the All-Star Game in their arena. Read more...
Davis MVP

AD breaks Wilt's record, West wins 192-182


Anthony Davis scored an All-Star game record 52 points in his home arena, and the Western Conference squad defeated the East 192-182 on Sunday night.  Davis broke the record of 42 points set by Wilt Chamberlain in 1962.  Read more...

 
2 Escape

Two brothers escape from Northshore jail


Numerous law enforcement agencies are on the hunt for two brothers who escaped from the Tangipahoa Parish Jail Sunday afternoon.  Surveillance video showed 23-year-old Christopher Woolridge, and 20-year-old Daeshawn Woolridge escaping.  Read more...
Back To Budget

Analysis: Senate moves past expulsion talk, back to budget


The Senate side plot of Louisiana's deficit-closing special session, whether to oust a senator from the chamber because of multiple domestic violence incidents, ended without the historic vote. And for senators, that's just fine with them.  Read more...

 
Stabbing Death

Sunday morning stabbing death on Clara Street


New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred Sunday morning in the 4600 block of Clara Street. Shortly before 8 a.m., Second District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by cutting in the area.  Read more...
Fatal Shooting

Fatal double shooting Sunday on Canal Street


The NOPD is investigating a fatal double shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in the 1500 block of Canal Street. At about 3:40 a.m., First District officers responded to a call of two unknown black males found lying in a parking lot in the area of Canal Street and N. Villere.  Read more...
Parade Shooting

Two wounded in Saturday shooting near Carnival parade


New Orleans Police say two young men were wounded Saturday night in a shooting near the Krewe of Pygmalion's parade route. A 17-year-old male was shot in the shoulder shortly before 9 p.m., after a group of people got into a fight as floats were passing by.   Read more...