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NOPD investigating homicide in the Central Business District

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans police are investigating a homicide that occurred around 9:26 a.m. on Monday morning in the Central Business District on the 1400 block of Iberville Street. Initial reports show a female sustained a gunshot wound. She was transported to the local hospital via EMS and...
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Artist Jade Meyers talks NFTs, art, and AT&T’s Dream in Black with ESSENCE

Black art matters. And longtime ESSENCE Festival of Color partner, AT&T, knows this. With ESSENCE’s new Tech Summit, AT&T is able to connect with the ESSENCE Fest audience through art, NFTs, and collaboration with Black artists. One way AT&T supports Black artists is with their Dream in Black initiative, which highlights those making waves in their respective industries. One of the creatives that work closely with AT&T Dream In Black is Jade Meyers, an artist out of New Orleans aka the home of ESSENCE Fest. Jade has created countless activations throughout her hometown and now with AT&T as their resident artist for ESSENCE Fest Tech Summit. ESSENCE got a chance to speak with Jade and get her thoughts on the intersection between NFTs and art, as well as how she believes Black artists can ensure they don’t get left behind in this new wave of technology.
NEW ORLEANS, LA
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Court revives block of vaccine mandate for federal workers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a reversal for President Joe Biden, a federal appeals court in New Orleans on Monday agreed to reconsider its own April ruling that allowed the administration to require federal employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The new order from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans vacates an earlier ruling by a three-judge panel that upheld the mandate. The new order means a block on the mandate imposed in January by a Texas-based federal judge remains in effect, while the full court’s 17 judges take up the appeal.
NEW ORLEANS, LA

NFL World Reacts To Alvin Kamara Suspension News

All-Pro running back Alvin Kamara is reportedly bracing for a lengthy suspension during the 2022 season. According to a report from Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the New Orleans Saints will be without their star running back for more than a handful of games. Florio suggested Kamara is "bracing" for a suspension longer than six games.
NEW ORLEANS, LA
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Local baseball team takes home World Series Title

A local youth baseball team recently took home the top prize at their World Series at the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach. The Bayou Gators took home the title, scoring a 9-7 championship victory over the Miami Cubs in the finals to earn the title. The travel team is comprised...
LAFOURCHE PARISH, LA

The New Orleans Pelicans are “going to be scary” next year

The New Orleans Pelicans just came off a playoff appearance without getting a single minute from Zion Williamson, who is expected to return at full strength next season. They also added the 8th pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, point forward Dyson Daniels, whose defense and mindset will fit right into the culture Willie Green is trying to build.
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Louisiana’s trigger law banning abortion is temporarily blocked by judge

Louisiana’s trigger law banning abortion has been temporarily blocked by a judge. Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Robin Giarrusso issued a temporary restraining order on Monday against the state from enforcing its abortion ban, prompting the procedure to once again be conducted in the state. Judge Giarrusso granted the request from plaintiffs Hope Medical Group For Women and Medical Students for Choice.The Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade on Friday after it had provided the constitutional right to an abortion for almost five decades. Over a dozen states had put in place so-called trigger laws to take effect...
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23-year-old identified as man fatally shot inside vehicle in Harvey

The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office has identified the man found fatally shot inside a vehicle in Harvey Sunday afternoon as 23-year-old Yahke Hogan. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating the shooting, which was reported at about 4:30 p.m., according to Capt. Jason Rivarde, spokesman for the department. The Sheriff's...
HARVEY, LA
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Woman shot and killed on Iberville Street

NEW ORLEANS — The body of a woman who was apparently fatally shot was discovered Monday morning in the 1400 block of Iberville Streets, according to the New Orleans Police Department. The victim was discovered around 9:30 a.m. According to police, officers received a call of shots fired and...
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