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New Orleans Daiquiri Festival cools the weekend

The 4th Annual New Orleans Daiquiri Festival is a two-day, weekend-long event this year. The festival of the frozen libation will be held this Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days at Marigny & Decatur in the French Quarter.  Read more...
 

Pit bulls attack woman and pet, neighbor shoots dogs

A Slidell-area woman and her dog are recovering from a pit bull attack. The attacking dogs are both dead, one of them shot and killed by a neighbor, the other put to sleep. Read more...

Was Jefferson killing self-defense?

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are continuing to investigate an early morning shooting in Metairie that took the life of a 54 year old man. It happened about 1:30 a.m. at an apartment on Central Avenue. Could it be self-defense? Read more...

The push is on to produce more oil workers in the Gulf

A commitment is in place to produce more workers for the Gulf of Mexico oil and gas industry. Higher education leaders, state officials and representatives from the oil industry have formed a long-term public-private partnership to come up with solutions to meet with workforce needs.  Read more...

Hearing for Bourbon Street shooting suspect won't be moved up

A magistrate judge refused Friday to move up a preliminary hearing for the only suspect in a deadly Bourbon Street shooting.  Read more...
 

Saints safety Jairus Byrd on PUP

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton today announced Jairus Byrd, the team's major free-agent acquisition this offseason, has been placed on the "physically unable to perform" list.

Payton said Byrd is ahead of schedule in his recovery from back surgery during the offseason. The coach said he expects Byrd to get enough practice in to be ready to go when the season

Cops: Man shoots neighbor in the groin, kills him

Cops say a man shot and killed his neighbor this morning after the neighbor repeatedly kicked the shooter's front door in Jefferson Parish. "A witness told investigators the suspect and victim, who live next door to each other, have been at odds for quite some time... Read more

Different personality traits for early birds and night owls

What kind of person are you, an early bird or a night owl?  A study done at the University of Barcelona, Spain, found the differences. Read more...

Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo the 'Mardi Gras of Grand Isle'

The annual Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo is underway. Thousands of people are expected descend on coastal town to enjoy the festivities. Read more...

Kenner PD wants to know who sex offender may have contacted online

Kenner Police recently arrested a man on charges of violating that law, and want to know if he contacted anyone else online. Read more...

BESE effort to hire lawyer faces Jindal resistance

The state education board has hit a roadblock from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration in its efforts to hire a law firm to pursue a possible lawsuit against the governor. Read more...

A rash of auto burglaries

The Sheriff of Livingston Parish is warning residents to lock up their vehicles and watch out for thieves. Read more...

Grand Isle prepares for its busiest weekend

Thousands will descend on Grand Isle this weekend for this year's International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo. The town bills the rodeo that began in 1928 as the "oldest fishing tournament in the United States." It runs from Thursday through Saturday.  Read more...

Fans excited as Saints report to camp in WV

Your New Orleans Saints report to training camp today. The Who Dat Nation expects good things this season. Read more...

Saints gear flying off shelves as training camp starts

The New Orleans Saints report to football camp in West Virginia today and the Black and Gold nation is already stocking up on their gear for the mega-hyped 2014 season. Lauren "FleurtyGirl" LeBlanc is the owner of a popular Saints fan shop in New Orleans.  Read more...

Cops: Woman met man for 'date' to carjack him

A man says he met a woman on social media and went to meet her for a date, but it turned out to be a set up for a carjacking. According to an NOPD wanted poster: An Armed Carjacking occurred in the 2200 block of St. Anthony St.  Read more...

Summer is almost over. Have you taken your vacation yet?

You should most definitely get away to replenish your mind and body. A report shows that 61 percent of workers admit to working during their supposed time off. However, experts say taking that true vacation - as in cutting off all ties with the office - allows the body to... Read more

Interpreter allegedly stole thousands from illegal immigrants

A Houma woman faces federal and state charges after allegedly cheating illegal immigrants out of thousands of dollars. Investigators say the Terrebonne Parish employee was allegedly pulling off a scam with promises to bribe officials into letting the immigrants stay in the U.S.  Read more...

Bourbon St. shooting suspect appears in court

The only suspect arrested so far in connection with a deadly gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street has made a brief court appearance with new lawyers. Read more...

School administrator allegedly sent nude pictures to teen

A middle school administrator is under arrest amid allegations he was exchanging naked pictures with a teenage girl over Facebook. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's office says 42-year-old Edwin Chastang of Baker was arrested... Read more

Bourbon St. shooting suspect due in court today

Accused Bourbon Street shooter Trung Le is due to appear today before a judge at New Orleans Criminal Court. He is being held without bond for one charge of first degree murder. Read more...

Governor's office responds to new Common Core suit

The governor's office has responded to the latest legal action over the Common Core debate. A lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Bobby Jindal overstepped his authority when he canceled the testing contract for the Common Core.  Read more...

Bleeding victim found after fleeing hospital

New Orleans cops say they have found a gunshot victim who walked out of the hospital before doctors were done treating him. "Isiah Miller fled University Hospital against doctor's orders. He was being treated for a gunshot wound... Read more

Body found in search for Northshore missing teen

Police in Gulf Shores, Alabama say they have recovered the body of a juvenile in the Gulf of Mexico. A teenager from Louisiana was caught in the rip current while at the beach Sunday. Read more...

Suspect arrested in bomb scare that closed UL-L campus

Police in Lafayette say a 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a July 16 bomb threat that closed the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Read more...

Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core

A group of parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal because of his actions against the multi-state standards. Read more...

Don't get caught in those technology traps

Technology is supposed to make our lives so much easier. Many of us can't remember what we did before we had that smartphone. But we have all likely gotten sucked into the technology trap of overusing our phone when maybe we shouldn't. Read more...

$98,000 in St. Bernard bus money missing

A state audit finds more than $98,000 worth of bus fares that should have been collected during a three-year period in St. Bernard Parish are missing. The new audit casts significant doubt on explanations offered by transit officials.  Read more...

Tropical Depression 2 struggling in the Atlantic

Tropical Depression Two may fall apart. "It's way out in the Atlantic, and it's probably not going to last another two or three days," according to WWL TV meteorologist Laura Buchtel. "It's expected to disapate because of so much dry air ahead of it."  Read more...

The DDD wants your butts

You butts are worth money, and the Downtown Development District wants them. Officials today are unveiling what they call "the first citywide cigarette waste disposal and recycling program in the United States."  Read more...

Delgado to open a new campus in Slidell

Delgado Community College holds a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new annex at Delgado Northshore-Slidell. Tuesday's ceremony will mark the college's increase in classrooms and labs by 50 percent.  Read more...

Suit filed to halt Common Core

Common Core opponents file a lawsuit in an attempt to keep the state from adopting the controversial education standards. 17 state lawmakers are banding together under the name "The Concerned Citizens of Louisiana"... Read more

WWII Museum welcomes 4 millionth visitor

The National WWII Museum has capped a record-breaking fiscal year with another milestone: welcoming its four-millionth visitor since its founding in 2000. Officials say visitation for fiscal year 2014 had exceeded 483,000... Read more

Elderly man booked in woman's stabbing death

New Orleans police have arrested a 75-year-old man in the weekend fatal stabbing of a woman. Police arrested Seabon "Tom" Gibson early Monday on a charge of second-degree murder. It was not immediately known if Gibson had an attorney.  Read more...

Tropical Depression 2 forms in the Atlantic

The second tropical depression of the season formed in the Atlantic Monday afternoon. Channel 4 Meteorologist Carl Arredondo says, "It may not show much more development."  Read more...

Armored truck carjacked in Uptown New Orleans

The FBI is asking for help finding a man who carjacked an armored truck in Uptown New Orleans. "Today, at approximately 8:40 a.m., a Dunbar Armored truck was robbed." Spokeswoman Mary Beth Romig said in a news release.  Read more...

Man killed in New Orleans 4-wheeler crash

New Orleans police say a man has died after crashing his four-wheeler into a parked vehicle. Police says 32-year-old man was driving at "a high rate of speed" on the four-wheeler Sunday night.  Read more...

Don't put off reading this article on procrastination

What drives us to put off the things that can actually matter a great deal to us? Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder have found that some people are more predisposed than others when it comes to being procrastinators. Read more...

Smoke-free New Orleans?

Local bars are being encouraged to tell patrons to put their butts out this week. The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living is promoting "Smoke-Free Week" in New Orleans through Friday. Read more...

Rollin' on the river becoming more popular on the Muddy Mississippi

The Port of New Orleans is seeing a renewed interest in Mississippi River cruises. "It's the Baby Boomer Generation, plain and simple," says Robert Jumonville, Director of Cruise Operations at the port.  Read more...

Chew your way to preventing cancer?

A Louisiana researcher has a grant to help produce a potentially cancer preventing gum. Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan, with the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, received a $50,000 grant... Read more

CABL: Common Core debate likely to be settled in court

We're another day closer to the start of the school year and because of the dispute over Common Core a standardized test is not in place for the upcoming school year. Council for a Better Louisiana President Barry Erwin says a lawsuit needs to be filed... Read more

Report: Louisiana residents are the happiest in the nation

People living in Louisiana are very happy!  While residents of the state may be some of the poorest and fattest... family, food and the culture are among the reasons residents love life. "Because we have so much to do down here... Read more

Landrieu vs. Cassidy race to pick up speed

The three-day qualifying period for the November 4 election is now one month away. So far, the US Senate race between the incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu and Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy has been an extremely close one, according to most polls. Read more...

Six shooting incidents injure seven people in New Orleans

Seven people have been shot in six separate incidents around New Orleans Saturday night and Sunday. Two women were shot in the 3500 block of Paris Avenue, near Dillard University.  Read more...

Woman stabbed to death in Treme

New Orleans Homicide Detectives are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 58-year old woman in Treme. She was found shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of North Robertson Street.  Read more...
 

Louisiana to offer duck stamps online

Louisiana and four other states will soon be selling federal duck stamps online.  Read more...
 

Terrebonne law enforcement agencies get new vests

Maritime technology firm Beier Radio has donated seven bulletproof vests to Terrebonne Parish law enforcement agencies.  Read more...
 

Nagin files notice of appeal

Convicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has filed his appeal. A federal jury in February convicted Nagin on 20 of 21 counts of bribery and other forms of public corruption. Read more...

Metairie woman killed, boyfriend and kids sought

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the beating death of a woman in Metairie. Investigators are searching for the slain woman's boyfriend, believed to have abducted three of their children. Read more...
 
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