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Coast Guard searching Mississippi River for missing men
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the Mississippi Rivers in the Belle Chasse area for four men reported missing from a commercial vessel.
Traffic Alert: Closures announced for Belle Chasse bridge and tunnel project
BELLE CHASSE, La. — On Monday, the Belle Chasse Bridge and Tunnel Replacement Project announced scheduled lane and tunnel closures to allow for continued construction this week. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reminds motorists that the following schedule is subject to change:. Daytime Schedule (8 a.m. -...
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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.
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...
PANO head: NOPD making strides, but still lagging in recruiting
“We are hiring more people than we have in the past, and that’s a good thing,” said Police Association of New Orleans President Michael Glasser. “We’re still losing more people than we’re hiring. We’re just doing so at a lower rate.”
1 arrested in 7th Ward killing
New Orleans Police arrested a 20-year old for a homicide that happened Monday afternoon in the South Seventh Ward neighborhood. Cops booked Rakheem Kenner for the shootings at the intersection of Henriette Delille St. and Saint Anthony St.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Passenger Opens Emergency Exit and Exits Stationary Plane at New Orleans Airport
• A 38-year-old man, believed to be from Atlanta, opened the emergency exit door of a stationary plane at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans and exited onto the tarmac.
OPSO deputy recruit fired in connection with assault against detainee and smuggling contraband
NEW ORLEANS — The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Department terminated and arrested a deputy recruit for smuggling contraband into the Orleans Justice Center and his role in the assault of an OJC detainee. Robert Simon, 55, was arrested after OPSO's Internal Affairs Criminal Division conducted an arrest warrant Tuesday afternoon.
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...
Seven Women in Louisiana and Texas Are Now on Death Row
We sometimes forget that evil is blind. It comes in all forms, regardless of race, creed, color, age or gender. In these cases, it happens to come in the form of women. The women of Louisiana and Texas who are currently sitting on Death Row, awaiting their ultimate punishment. Here...
Freeze Warnings Issued for Charleston, S.C. as Coldest Air Since February Approaches
• Freeze warnings are in effect for tonight in Charleston, South Carolina. • The coldest air since February is expected to hit the Lowcountry in the next 24 hours. • Inland areas will experience temperatures in the mid to upper 20s, while beaches will see temperatures in the mid to upper 30s.
Coroner identifies 16-year-old killed during attempted robbery in Metairie, officials say
The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office has identified the teenager that authorities say was shot and killed while struggling over a gun during an attempted robbery in Metairie last week. Yeferso Lopez Bravo, 16, of Metairie, died Nov. 21 inside an apartment in the 1200 block of Lake Avenue, the Coroner's...