New Orleans metropolitan area

Don Ames
February 02, 2018 - 8:40 am
The 11th annual Jefferson Parish Family Gras kicks off in Metairie this evening. And, what's probably the greatest free concert in the community this year features three Grammy Award winners. The first of those Grammy winners is also a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. "Saturday we have John...
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David Blake
November 22, 2017 - 11:41 am
St. Tammany Parish has set a new high for homicides! 18 is the latest count, according to figures from the coroner, which eclipses the previous high of 17 back in 1996. "The Northshore is known for murder rates in the single digits, but not this year," St. Tammany Sheriff Randy Smith told WWL First...
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November 11, 2017 - 8:28 am
According to the Slidell Police Department, a man out hunting made a gruesome discovery Friday morning. Officials say the man was in an area adjacent to Palm Lake around 11 a.m. when he found what he believed to be a human skull. He called police, who turned the skull over to the St. Tammany Parish...
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September 03, 2017 - 5:49 am
Crews have been working to stop a levee breach that occurred Friday morning near the Phillips 66 Refinery in Alliance. Plaquemines Parish officials say the breach was caused by a tidal surge from Hurricane Harvey. The breach is on private property and is estimated to be 50-75 feet wide. Parish...
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Jim Hanzo
August 14, 2017 - 11:03 am
How much would it cost you to buy a home these days? Would it cost you more or less than in recent years? The latest study, from the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors, shows that New Orleans home prices dropped 3 and a half percent in the first six months of 2017, but real estate...
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July 23, 2017 - 6:25 am
The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says a man was killed after an apparent domestic dispute in Slidell Saturday morning. Investigators say it happened shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Seville Court in the Huntwyck Village subdivision. 37-year-old Rondy Vernon was taken to...
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June 20, 2017 - 9:30 pm
Archdiocese of New Orleans - All Catholic school-based summer camps (any summer camp housed on a Catholic school in Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, and Washington parishes) will be closed Wednesday and Thursday. - All Catholic school-...
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April 30, 2017 - 6:04 am
WWL.com Reporting Mandeville Police say the body of a teenager was found Saturday in Lake Pontchartrain west of the Causeway Bridge, off of Lewisburg. The unidentified teenager apparently jumped into the lake from the fishing pier at Sunset Point about 1:30 p.m., after strong winds blew his hat...
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