Jean Knight, Iconic Singer of 'Mr. Big Stuff,' Dies At 80AlinatyNewsBreak Contributor
Southwest Airlines Passenger Opens Emergency Exit Door, Causes Panic on FlightTravel VibesNewsBreak Contributor
Nutcracker in New Orleans: Magical Christmas BalletTina HowellNewsBreak Contributor
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Local Homicide Suspect Rakheem Kenner Arrested by NOPD
Rakheem Kenner, a suspect in a recent homicide case, has been arrested by the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). The crime occurred on November 27, 2023, at the intersection of Henriette Delille and Saint Anthony streets. NOPD officers responded to a shooting report on November 28 and found a man with gunshot wounds.
Popular New Orleans food critic was blown away by food at new MS Coast restaurant
Looking for a really good steak? It may be worth the drive from the Crescent City to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Mattlan Ladner, a food critic who reviews New Orleans area restaurants on TikTok and Instagram as Big Eatsy, shares his favorite Mississippi Coast restaurants with his followers each Monday.
Frightening! Louisiana Is Number One For Gun Violence in U.S.
It could never happen to me, right? Apparently, that thought is all too often interrupted with an actual act of gun violence. What most of us never considered in decades past, has now become a part of everyday life as new research from counselingphsycology.org reveals. 39% Of Americans Think About...
New Orleans East tenant association to hold protest on living conditions
Happening Tuesday, Nov. 28, the Peace Lake Tenants Association will hold a protest and news conference to discuss the "deteriorating" and "dangerous" conditions of the Peace Lake Towers in New Orleans East.
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Honoré found guilty of murder in Linda Frickey's death
John Honoré, 18, was one of the four teens who carjacked Frickey in March 2022. Honoré was the driver when the teens sped away in Frickey’s car, dragging her along a Mid-City street, dismembering Frickey in the process.
Freeze Warning Issued as Temperatures Plummet in Tallahassee
• Freeze warning in effect for all counties except Franklin County and coastal communities in Wakulla, Jefferson, and Taylor counties. • Temperatures dropping to low 30s on Wednesday morning and Thursday morning.
NOPD investigating U-Haul at T-Mobile burglary in Gentilly
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the burglary of a Metro by T-Mobile store in Gentilly. The case is the latest one to roll on the Wheel of Justice.
Coast Guard search for missing men
Coast Guard searches for missing men who jumped from vessel.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s former French Quarter home will soon be up for auction
A New Orleans home once owned by Hollywood A-listers Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, and also once owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, will soon go on the auction block. According to Interluxe, which specializes in marketing and selling luxury real estate, the home encompasses 7,703 square feet and dates back to 1828. The French Quarter home features seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and two 1/2 baths.
Freeze Warning Wednesday morning
NEW ORLEANS — After a beautiful Tuesday afternoon, with slightly warmer temperatures and plenty of sunshine, temperatures will drop very quickly this evening, and it will feel very cold by Wednesday morning. There is a freeze warning in effect for the North Shore Wednesday morning, as temperatures there will be very close to freezing by daybreak. In the New Orleans metro area, it won’t be as cold, but we may have a few locations in the upper 30s as well.
Traffic Delays on I-59 NB Following Overturned Chicken Truck Crash
• There was a crash involving an overturned 18-wheeler and another vehicle on I-59 NB near the Honey Island Swamp exit. • One person was taken to the hospital as a result of the crash.
Car identified after man hit, killed on New Orleans overpass
Officers with the New Orleans Police Department are looking to locate a car in connection to a crash that left a man dead on Saturday, Nov. 25.
French Quarter's new cameras offer different view on crime
As the family of Linda Frickey and the city react to the guilty verdict in the trial of John Honore, cameras in the area that captured images of the four suspects are getting credit for helping close the case.
Mystery dog respiratory disease spreading across the country
A mystery respiratory disease among dogs in 12 states so far, is raising concern among veterinarians. New Orleans veterinarian Dr. Claire Guichard said while no cases have been reported in Louisiana there have been cases in Florida and Georgia. Symptoms include coughing, eye and nose discharge, and lethargy. “So, if...
Orleans DA’s office accused of letting nearly 1,300 felony defendants remain fugitives without forfeiting bonds
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office has allowed nearly 1,300 felony defendants remain fugitives without having to forfeit their bonds after they failed to appear for scheduled court hearings, the Metropolitan Crime Commission said in a new report. “This is a system failure,” MCC president...
Dad shot by mom's boyfriend during child custody exchange in River Ridge, JPSO says
A dispute during a child custody exchange in River Ridge ended with gunfire Monday morning, leaving one man hospitalized and another in jail, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said. The shooting happened at an apartment complex in the 10900 block of Jefferson Highway, said Capt. Jason Rivarde, spokesperson for the...
'I heard nothing under 20 shots' | Local man recounts violent fatal Seventh Ward-area shooting
Local Karim Abdur-Rahman describes the chaotic scene at St. Claude Avenue and Pauger Street that saw four people shot – on fatally – on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023.
Passenger jumps out of emergency exit at New Orleans airport: sheriff’s office
Federal authorities are investigating following an incident with a passenger at the Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner on Sunday, Nov. 26.
Teens, 14 and 17, among 6 recent shooting victims identified by Orleans coroner
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office on Monday (Nov. 27) identified six recent homicide victims, including two teen victims ages 14 and 17. On November 21, the New Orleans Police Department says a 14-year-old male, identified as Bernell James, was fatally shot around 5:50 p.m. in the 14700 block of Chef Menteur Highway. Authorities responding to the incident say James was transported privately to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.