#New Orleans


New Orleans Pelicans' Zion Williamson posts dunk video amid ongoing rehab for foot

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson has tried to keep a low profile on social media while rehabbing a fractured right foot that has kept him out the entire 2021-22 season. That changed Tuesday night. Williamson posted a five-second clip to his Instagram story showing him at the Pelicans' facility...
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Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick works out in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick accepted a New Orleans Saints wide receiver's invitation to work out together Monday. Kaepernick accepted Jalen McCleskey's invitation to work out at Edna Karr High School in New Orleans. The workout comes as the New Orleans Saints quarterback position hangs in the...

After violent few days, New Orleans residents plea for peace

NEW ORLEANS — Shell casings still dot Angela Trepagnier's block, between Harrison Avenue and Encampment Street in New Orleans' St. Bernard neighborhood. Trepagnier looked down at the casings, each a reminder of the three people killed just feet from where she slept overnight. "This is my backyard," she told...

Actor Anthony Mackie To Open Film And Television Studio In New Orleans; City Mayor Supports Decision

Click here to read the full article. Avenger and New Orleans native actor Anthony Mackie is building a film and television studio on 20 acres of land in the southern city. reports that Mackie bought the land near the Little Woods neighborhood which is close to the I-10 service road. Current New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell expressed her excitement on the venture via Twitter.  The New Orleans East is making a comeback, bam💥👏 New Orleans own Anthony Mackie is opening a HUGE 20-acre film studio! This is INCREDIBLE !!💛⚜️ The influx of productions will not only bring economic growth but job opportunities! —...

New Orleans commander named Montgomery police chief

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The city of Montgomery has announced the name of its new police chief. According to Mayor Steven Reed, Darryl Albert will be at the department’s helm. Reed formally introduce Albert to the public during a news conference Monday. According to the city, Albert brings more...

Jailed suspects in three New Orleans killings now accused of sexually assaulting inmate

Suspects in three separate New Orleans killings are now accused of banding together while in jail for a sexual assault on a fellow inmate. Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office investigators say Michelle Augustine, Megan Hall and Byrielle Hebert on Feb. 7 entered another inmate’s cell. There, Augustine and Hall allegedly stripped the victim of her clothing, then held her down as Hebert assaulted her. All three have been charged with sexual battery.

3 New Orleans public schools changing locations next year

NOLA Public Schools approved three schools -- Morris Jeff Middle School, Audubon Elementary and EQA: New Orleans Accelerated High School -- to move out of their current locations and into school buildings that will be empty at the end of the school year, schools Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. announced on Tuesday.

New Orleans Saints re-sign QB Jameis Winston to two-year deal

The New Orleans Saints are bringing back quarterback Jameis Winston after missing out on their pursuit of Deshaun Watson. Winston and the Saints agreed to terms on a two-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. Financial details were not announced but the deal has a base value of $28 million, including...

New Orleans police seeking two people in connection with triple homicide

New Orleans police have released video surveillance footage showing two people fleeing the scene of a triple homicide early Monday, calling them "persons of interest" in the slayings. The footage, captured from a street camera, shows two people running from the apartment complex where three adults were found dead shortly...

With Mardi Gras over and COVID on the decline, New Orleans ending indoor mask mandate

With Mardi Gras over, New Orleans will lift its indoor mask mandate on Thursday, following the lead other U.S. cities in recent weeks that have ended COVID-19 restrictions. Mayor LaToya Cantrell re-imposed the city's mask requirement in January during the omicron surge, arguing it was necessary to help protect public health during Carnival season. But as the number of people infected or hospitalized with COVID-19 continued to drop through the weeks of balls, parades and other gatherings, officials hinted that they would end restrictions when the tide of visitors ebbed.