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Pop icon Prince's death tempers celebration at Jazz Fest

Janelle Monae stormed the Congo Square stage amid blaring guitars, pounding drums and a screaming crowd that grew even louder when she announced to a New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival crowd that she intended to pay tribute to Prince. Monae launched into... Read more

Edwards orders job training for food stamp recipients

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has signed an executive order that requires able-bodied adults without children to participate in job training and work assistance programs in order to receive food stamp benefits. Edwards says this will... Read more

It's Jazz Fest 2016

Jazz Fest 2016 starts today. The full seven days of the festival features music that festival producer Quint Davis says hits just about every genre. "Well, this year, it has piled up really high. Van Morrison, Beck, it is from one end of the spectrum to the other... Read more

LSU hosts Mississippi State in top 10 clash

The LSU baseball team brings a five game winning streak into its SEC showdown series with Mississippi State, which begins tonight at 7 PM at Alex Box Stadium.  The Bulldogs will start Dakota Hudson on the mound in game one. He could be a top ten pick in... Read more

Stop ticketing lemonade stands, Louisiana's senators say

Looking for someone to ticket? Steer clear of those neighborhood children selling lemonade. Louisiana's state senators came down squarely on the side of the local lemonade stand Wednesday, voting 37-0 for a bill that would exempt minors engaging in... Read more

New Orleans marks one year of smoke-free bars

It's one full year of smoke-free New Orleans in bars and casinos, along with restaurants. Opinions on its success vary. If you're part of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living, like Lydia Kuykendal of the American Cancer Society in New Orleans, it's gone better than expected. Read more...

Deputies: Man robs store, changes clothes, steals again

Deputies are working to identify a suspect who they say robbed a Chalmette store, changed clothes and returned minutes later to rob it again. The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the unknown suspect entered the Cash America Pawn Shop on... Read more

Spray plan crashes killing 2 in Slidell

Authorities say two people have been killed after a plane crash near an airport in Slidell. The crash happened last night, killing both pilots onboard. Slidell Police Chief Randy Smith says two mosquito spray planes were flying in the area.  Read more...

Governor installs chicken coop at the mansion

There’s a new addition to the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion since John Bel Edwards moved in. Edwards says he put in a chicken coop next to the garden, behind the mansion. The governor says they’re new chickens, so he hopes to supply his friends and family with... Read more

100 days in office for Gov. Edwards

It’s been 100 days today since Governor John Bel Edwards took office. LSU Political Science professor Wayne Parent says Edwards did not get to enjoy a “honeymoon” at the beginning of his term, like other governors have, because of fiscal issues facing... Read more

Mainieri pleased with team halfway through SEC schedule

After a slow start in conference play, LSU finds itself just one game back of Texas A&M for first place in the SEC West. The Bayou Bengals are 9-6 in the SEC and Coach Paul Manieri likes where his team is at. "We're at the mid-way point of a 30 game schedule. The exact... Read more

What to Eat Tuesday... Steak!

Where is the best steak in Southeast Louisiana?  That's what we asked listeners on this week's "What to Eat Tuesday."   A big vote getter was Gallagher's on the Northshore.  Both the Young's had their supporters north of the lake too.  In the city, Charlie's came up several... Read more

Driver arrested after over 400 pounds of marijuana seized

Louisiana State Police say a man has been arrested after more than 400 pounds of marijuana were seized during a traffic stop in Port Allen. Multiple media outlets report 56-year-old Carl Fuller of Shreveport was arrested Saturday. Fuller is charged with... Read more

Trump, Clinton look for wins on home turf in New York

Competing on home turf, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton hoped to emerge victorious from Tuesday's primaries in New York, contests that offer big delegate hauls and an opportunity for the front-runners to inch closer to their parties' nominations.  Read more...

Effort to inspire more female chefs

Nicholls State is launching a series to inspire future female chefs. Amelie Zeringue, an assistant professor at the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute, says successful female chefs will speak to the culinary students about how women can achieve their goals in this... Read more

Got a hangover? Get a drip?

Intravenous therapy centers are popping up across the country, including here in New Orleans, claiming to have the cure for a hangover. They're offering in-home IV hydration services to help ease the pain of a night out on the town. But, are they safe?  "I can't say they're... Read more

Some LSU students push back after proposed tailgating changes

LSU football is known for its legendary tailgate parties almost as much as it's known for its performance on the field. But for LSU students, some sweeping regulations — intended to crack down on binge-drinking — could be coming down next fall to pre-game parties.  Read more...

Former prosecutor once known as 'St. Slammany' on trial today

Former St. Tammany District Attorney Walter Reed's federal trial begins in New Orleans today. Reed faces 19 counts. The feds say he took campaign contributions and spent the cash on personal items, like private parties, flowers for relatives, and steering work to his... Read more

Smith lawyer tells very different story of what happened

We are hearing a completely different account today of what happened Saturday night when a man shot and killed former Saints defensive end Will Smith.  Smith Family Attorney Peter Thomson held a news conference.  He addressed a number of claims made by... Read more
Of all the Saints draft picks, who do you expect to help the team most?
  Safety Vonn Bell (Ohio State)
  RB Daniel Lasco (California)
  DT David Onyemata (Manitoba, Canada)
  DT Sheldon Rankins (Louisville)
  WR Michael Thomas (Ohio State)
 
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