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Veteran NFL Running Back Released On Wednesday Afternoon

Malcolm Brown's stint with the New Orleans Saints was short-lived. On Wednesday, the team officially released the veteran running back. Brown signed with the Saints in late July. He was brought in to compete for the No. 3 spot on the team's depth chart. Considering the Saints just released Brown,...
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Suspect booked with murder in Metairie shooting tried to flush gun down toilet: JPSO

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a suspect in connection with a July 23 shooting that left a Metairie man dead. James Wallace Jr., 22, of Metairie, was booked Tuesday with second-degree murder, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and several drug-related charges, said Capt. Jason Rivarde, a Sheriff's Office spokesperson.
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NFC Notes: Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers, Saints, Taysom Hill

The Athletic’s Greg Auman notes the Buccaneers are considering using CB Ross Cockrell at safety. Auman points out that Cockrell spent time at safety in last year’s training camp and also lined up in the nickel role this offseason. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport notes Buccaneers C Robert Hainsey...
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Saints cut Brown, waive Thompson; Costello says he's signing

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have cut veteran running back Malcolm Brown and waived defensive back Bryce Thompson with an injury designation. Thompson appeared to have a serious lower leg injury during Tuesday's practice at Saints training camp and he was waived on Wednesday. His injury designation means he could wind up on the Saints' injured reserve list if he is not claimed or does not reach an injury settlement.
NEW ORLEANS, LA
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Village De L’Est roadwork causing safety concerns for neighbors

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Drivers heading through Village De L’Est down Lourdes St. will have to watch out for blocks of roadwork, especially when turning on Brittany Court where a massive truck-sized hole is. “A car can fall in that hole at night,” neighbor Elizabeth Scott said. “There is...
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Pimps Of Joytime Perform For ‘Jam In The Van’ In New Orleans

Pimps of Joytime performed for Jam In The Van during the New Orleans Jazz Fest earlier this year. The funk and soul outfit offered songs from their 2022 album, Reachin’ Up, for the traveling performance video series. Reachin’ Up arrived on April 15. Pimps Of Joytime captured their Jam...
NEW ORLEANS, LA

Apple's "Five Days at Memorial" Charts the Harrowing Real-Life Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Apple TV+'s new miniseries, "Five Days at Memorial" — out Aug. 12 — traces five harrowing days at a New Orleans hospital in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Pairing archival and news footage with the fictionalized scenes, the show reminds viewers that the chaotic time period that followed the natural disaster really happened not even 20 years ago. How much of the fictional onscreen story is based in reality? Quite a lot, as it turns out.
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Saints Releasing RB Malcolm Brown, Waiving CB Bryce Thompson

The team is also waiving injured CB Bryce Thompson. Brown, 29, signed on with the Rams as an undrafted free agent out of Texas back in 2015. He was promoted from their practice squad later that year. Los Angeles re-signed him to a one-year exclusive rights contract in the 2018...
NEW ORLEANS, LA

3 takeaways from Saints unofficial depth chart ahead of preseason opener

The New Orleans Saints recently released their unofficial depth chart for preseason, and it comes with a few noticeable surprises. Most of the depth chart appears to be self-explanatory; for example, the quarterback room includes Jameis Winston, Andy Dalton, and Ian Book. Nothing to analyze there, other than the slight chance of new signing K.J. Costello ousting Book.
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Man fatally shot in Little Woods, New Orleans police say

A man was fatally shot in Little Woods on Wednesday evening, the New Orleans Police Department said. Police were called to the 7800 block of Sail Street at 5:32 p.m., where they found a man with gunshot wounds. Paramedics took him to a hospital, but police said at 6:23 p.m. he had died.
NEW ORLEANS, LA
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Guest column: Like generations past, today's young people are fighting for everyone's futures

We see it almost every day — another tragic story of violence in the city we call home. And before we have time to grieve, to work through our emotions, and to care for each other, we are blamed. Almost instantly, adults tell us that young people are the problem and that today’s youth are inherently flawed or somehow different from previous generations.
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