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LSU withstands late run to beat Georgia

LSU survived a late Bulldog surge and beat Georgia 89 - 85 Tuesday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.  George closed a ten point gap in less than 30 seconds of game time in the final minute of play.  Read more...

Abe Vigoda dead at 94

Character actor Abe Vigoda has died. Vigoda's daughter, Carol Vigoda Fuchs, told The Associated Press that Vigoda died Tuesday morning in his sleep. He was 94 and had been staying at Fuchs' home in Woodland Park, New Jersey. She said the cause of death was... Read more

No evidence of shots fired at military facility

The Navy says an initial inspection at Naval Medical Center San Diego found no sign of a gunman or a shooting. Navy spokesman N. Scott Sutherland said Tuesday that military police had checked Building 26 after a person reported hearing three shots... Read more

Deputy shot 5 times in drug raid

A Jefferson sheriff's deputy working with federal drug agents to serve a warrant at a Lower 9th Ward home was shot five times by someone inside and was in critical condition Tuesday, New Orleans police said.  Read more...

Durst to enter plea in New Orleans next month

A fugitive New York real estate heir held in Louisiana on a weapons charge will enter a plea next month that will let him return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge.  Read more...

Dead man found after fire in Uptown New Orleans

A man is dead after an early morning fire in New Orleans. "At 6:44 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a fire in an occupied three unit dwelling in the 800 block of Milan St.  Read more...

Man robbed after meeting woman on Craigslist

New Orleans Police says another man has been the victim of a crime after hooking up with a woman he met on-line.  "Victim was inside his residence with a female he met on Craigslist, when two armed men entered the residence and... Read more

Teen robbed at gunpoint, hover board taken

A teenager riding a hover board was robbed at gunpoint.  Police reports show, "An unknown subject exited a vehicle armed with a gun, demanded the victim's hover board."  The NOPD Major Offense Log says the only thing the gunman took was the self balancing scooter.  Read more...

Man pleads guilty in fatal crash, gets 30 years in prison

A Napoleonville man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in a Thibodaux crash that killed his then-girlfriend's 11-year-old daughter.  Read more...

Judge: Ruling today in challenge to Louisiana abortion law

The federal judge who heard a challenge to Louisiana's abortion law said he will rule in the case today.  The law requires doctors who perform abortions to be able to admit patients to a hospital within 30 miles. Supporters say it's meant to protect women's health. Opponents say it's... Read more

JPSO cop shot in 9th Ward, suspect arrested

A police officer has been shot.  It happened this morning in the 5300 block of Douglas Street.
That's in the Ninth Ward along the Mississippi River in New Orleans.  Read more...

The Latest: Washington federal offices to be closed Tuesday

The latest on recovery efforts following the blizzard that slammed a large swath of the United States (all times local): Federal offices in the Washington area will stay closed another day as the capital recovers from a storm that dumped about 2 feet of snow on... Read more

Fatal early morning crash

Cops are trying to figure out why a man crashed his car into a wall in the CBD, killing his early this morning.  "The call came in at 4:15 a.m., and the location is Baronne and Howard," NOPD Officer Garry Flot said in an email.  "A preliminary investigation indicates... Read more

50th Super Bowl: Manning's Broncos face Newton's Panthers

Peyton Manning is the only five-time MVP in NFL history, one of the faces of the league and, at 39, the oldest starting quarterback to lead a team to the Super Bowl. Slowed by age and injury, he is no longer the record-breaking passer he once was.  Read more...

Icy roads, spotty transit service follow East Coast blizzard

East Coast residents who made the most of a paralyzing weekend blizzard face fresh challenges as the workweek begins: slippery roads, spotty transit service and mounds of snow that buried cars and blocked sidewalk entrances.  Read more...

Dave & Busters, Trader Joes lead metro area building boom

Metro New Orleans will see quite a building boom continue through 2016. From the CBD, through the suburbs to the airport...there's a lot of construction that'll be going on. Local real estate expert Wade Ragas says a 40,000-square-foot Dave & Busters on Poydras will... Read more