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Man faces negligent homicide after Causeway crash

The driver of a garbage truck that slammed into the back of a work convoy on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway on Nov. 3 causing the death of one man is accused of negligent homicide.  Read more...

Document: Man killed to stop theft of bicycle

Police say the shooting death of a man in the yard of a home in Carrollton started as an alleged bicycle theft attempt. Records show that Bradley Parvez called 911 and said that he shot a man at his mother's house.  Read more...

Teen football player, coach wounded in shooting

New Orleans Police say it appears stray bullets hit a teen football player and a coach during a practice at St. Roch Park. Officer Garry Flot says it happened just after dark in the 1800 block of St. Roch Ave.  Read more...

Black Friday sales ads released early

We're two weeks away from the Black Friday shopping frenzy and some retailers have already revealed their special deals. Best Buy, Walmart, and Target are a few of the stores that have already released their Black Friday sales ads. Read more...

Jordan: Does Aaron Brooks belong in the Saints Hall of Fame?

Aaron Brooks, who played for the Saints from 2000-05, is being inducted today into the Saints Hall of Fame – along with former kicker John Carney. A lot of Who Dats were surprised by the Brooks announcement... Read more

Be thankful if you've got Thanksgiving dinner reservations

Thanksgiving tables are about to become scarce at area restaurants. For most any other day of the year, two weeks out is plenty of time to think about reserving a table. But not Thanksgiving. That reservation needs to be made now.  Read more...

Russian bombers to fly over the Gulf of Mexico

In a show of military muscle amid tensions with the West, Russia will send long-range strategic bombers on regular patrol missions across the globe, from the Arctic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, a top official said... Read more

5 NOPD detective accused of botching sex crimes and child abuse cases

New Orleans Police and the Office of Inspector General today say five NOPD SVU detectives failed to properly investigate serious allegations of crimes.  Read more...

Much colder air moving into the New Orleans area

The Arctic front is barreling into Louisiana today and the cold conditions will stick around through the weekend. "Cool temps in the 60's falling into the 50's today," WWL TV Meteorologist Laura Buchtel forecast as the front starts to impact the New Orleans area.  Read more...

GOP promises Cassidy an Energy Committee seat

Republicans have promised Bill Cassidy a seat on the Senate's energy committee if he defeats Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu in Louisiana's runoff election next month, potentially undercutting one of her main arguments for re-election.  Read more...

Police: Woman tries to run down fiance

Baton Rouge Police arrested a woman accused of trying to run over her fiancé with a car while their one-year-old child sat in the car with her. Police say the incident began when 24-year-old Mictissa A. Moseley was arguing with her fiance... Read more

As losses pile up, Saints' playoff goals endure

New Orleans Saints cornerback Corey White still likes his team's chances to emerge as a legitimate playoff contender - not just a team lucky to have a shot because it plays in a weak division. "We're not your ordinary 4-5 team," White said... Read more

Parish president pleads not guilty to stalking

St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta has pleaded not guilty to stalking his ex-wife. He entered the plea Monday in Covington. Read more...

Veterans enjoy slew of freebies on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is not only a time to honor those who have served in the military: For American businesses, it's also a time to back that appreciation up with a freebie. A slew of locally owned businesses and national chains are offering up something free... Read more

3 children, mother, grandmother die in fire

New Orleans firefighters are investigating the cause of a two-story house fire that killed two adults and three children.  Fire Chief Timothy McConnell told local news outlets the fire was reported around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 4300 block of South Miro.  Read more...

Kristian: Was it pass interference on Graham?

A big controversial call in the Saints loss to the 49ers came on the final play of regulation, when tight end Jimmy Graham was flagged for offensive pass interference after hauling in what looked like the game winning touchdown pass on a hail marry from Drew Brees.  Read more...

Landrieu attack ad goes more personal

The battle for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana is starting to feature some new advertising and maybe some strategy changes.  Incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu fired off a new T.V. attack ad during the Saints game.  Read more and see the video...

Gas prices keep dropping ahead of the holidays

If you're planning to hit the road for the Thanksgiving Holiday, you can reduce your travel gas budget as the price at the pump continues to drop. Patrick DeHaan with GasBuddy.com says they predict the price per gallon to drop another 5-10 before Turkey Day.  Read more...

What we learned from Saints OT loss to the 49ers

New Orleans (4-5) entered the weekend in first place in the anemic NFC South, and will remain atop the division if Carolina is unable to win at NFC East leader Philadelphia on Monday night.
Still, the Saints exhibited a sense of urgency, briefly turning a 21-10 deficit into a 24-21 lead... Read more

Port of New Orleans cruising toward a new high water mark

The Port of New Orleans expects to break the 1 million cruise passenger mark this year. Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange says the recent eight-year extension with Carnival Cruise Lines will help reach that goal.  Read more...
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