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16-year-old Marrero boy dies, 2 hurt in 5-vehicle crash in Metairie, police say

METAIRIE, La. — A 16-year-old boy died of severe injuries from a crash on the I-10 in Metairie on Juneteenth, a report from Louisiana State police said on Father's Day. The boy, Marrero resident Christopher Cruz was taken to a hospital alongside two others who were hurt in the crash. Cruz and another person were hurt badly in the crash, the third person's injuries were minor.
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Multi-vehicle crash claims life of 16-year-old

Jefferson Parish – On June 19 around 11 p.m., Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop B responded to a five-vehicle crash on I-10 east near Bonnabel Boulevard in Metairie, LA. This crash ultimately claimed the life of 16-year-old Christopher Cruz of Marrero, La. The initial investigation revealed a 4-vehicle crash...
New Orleans, LANOLA.com

Teenager injured in French Quarter shooting Saturday, other crime news

A teenager was shot in the French Quarter overnight while walking in the 800 block of St. Ann Street, New Orleans police said in a preliminary release. The NOPD said the 19-year-old was walking at about 12:30 a.m. when he heard a gunshot and felt a pain in his leg. He was brought to a local hospital via EMS. No other information was made available.
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Teen dead, 2 injured following back-to-back crashes on I-10

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 16-year-old is dead and two others are injured after a car struck a vehicle that was involved in a crash on I-10 East. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened on June 19 around 11 p.m. near Bonnabel Boulevard in Metairie. Police say four...
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Woman missing from Garden District

New Orleans Police are asking for help finding a woman after her family reported her missing. "Detectives are searching for Nicole Gallagher," according to an NOPD release. They say the 32-year-old was last known to be in the Garden District. "Gallagher... was reported missing from the 1500 block of 6th...
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Anita Durairaj

The Hollywood stars who lived in New Orleans

Hollywood signPhoto by Pedro Marroquin on Unsplash. New Orleans is one of the most fascinating cities in the South. Known as the "Big Easy." the city is a melting pot of diversity. It is no wonder that many Hollywood stars are fascinated by the city. Here are some of the biggest Hollywood stars who lived or once lived in New Orleans.
Lockport, LAHouma Courier

Lockport couple's homegrown flower business begins to bloom

May marked the first-year anniversary of Haven Flower Farm, a small operation at Reesa and TerriLynn Gravois-Arabie’s home in Lockport. The journey started last spring when Reesa looked up “How to grow black and white anemones in Zone 9b." The online search led her to Floret Flowers' website, where she found a detailed article on how to grow her favorite flowers.
New Orleans, LAWDSU

Second lines return to New Orleans; dancers and performers resume Sunday tradition

NEW ORLEANS — In New Orleans, the road to recovery isn't just for driving. Thousands of people filled the streets Sunday afternoon for the first city-permitted second line since before the COVID-19 pandemic. Dancers, performers and onlookers shuffled from Lasalle Street to Jackson Avenue, marking more than a month since Mayor LaToya Cantrell eased virus-related restrictions on dancing and parades.
New Orleans, LAWDSU

Heavy rain potential returns Monday

NEW ORLEANS — After drying out for most of the weekend, heavy rain potential returns for the start of the week. Tonight, mostly cloudy with lows in the mid to upper 70s. For Monday, rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms will be possible. There is a "Slight Risk" for excessive rainfall, so the potential for flooding will have to be monitored.
New Orleans, LAAnniston Star

Famed New Orleans restaurant closes its doors

During a recent visit to New Orleans, my husband, Tim, and I were saddened to discover our favorite French Quarter restaurant — K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen — had closed. Established by chef Paul Prudhomme and his wife, K, the restaurant opened its doors in 1979. At that time, Prudhomme had made quite a name for himself in culinary circles working as the executive chef at the renowned Commander’s Palace.