NOPD Investigates Fatal Shooting on U.S. 90 in the Sixth DistrictRadiantWriterNewsBreak Contributor
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School bus crashes into car and leaves one woman dead in St. John the Baptist Parish, state police say
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH, La. — A woman was killed after a school bus struck her car in St. John the Baptist Parish on Friday afternoon, according to Louisiana State Police Troop B. Troop B responded to the crash shortly after 3 p.m. on LA 44 at LA...
Sheriff stands by post claiming "groups of migrants" brought to parish
A Facebook post from the St. Charles Parish Sheriff warns that groups of migrants are being dropped off in the area.
Metairie crash leaves a woman dead, two men injured
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office reports that a woman is dead and two men were injured following a crash in Metairie on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Two accused drug dealers arrested in Baton Rouge drug bust
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested two suspects after a drug bust. Over the last month, detectives investigated a drug trafficking operation in the Baton Rouge and LaPlace areas. Corey Colton, 37, and Tiffany Joseph, 36, were arrested for their involvement with the operation.
Utility worker finds human remains in box in New Orleans, police say
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A death investigation is underway after police say human remains were found in a box in New Orleans. According to the New Orleans Police Department, the remains were discovered by a utility worker around 10 a.m. on Feb. 22 in a box next to a telephone pole in the 2600 block of Dahlia Walk., near I-10 between Franklin and Almonaster avenues.
Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine: Top 3 Restaurants in Luling
This article presents a tour of three Mexican restaurants in Luling. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please leave your comments below:
YouTube prankster facing felonies after stunt at Lakeside mall in Metairie, sheriff says
A Reserve man was arrested at Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie after authorities say he created a bomb scare at the mall in order to film patron reactions for his YouTube channel, according to authorities. Joshua Jones, 37, is now facing felony charges, including two counts of making a bomb...
Where's Saffron? Agency won't share fate, health of pet opossum seized during Mardi Gras
Twelve days ago, agents of The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Department confiscated a pet opossum named Saffron during the city’s Carnival celebration. Now the marsupial's owner wants to get his hand-raised pet back, or at least find out if it’s OK. But the LWFD won’t even discuss the...
City Council to conduct study on retail store density in New Orleans East
The development of retail stores has taken over New Orleans East, crowding the area and leaving little room for any other business growth over time and locals have started to take notice.
CCC shooting victim dead; new details emerge
According to the NOPD’s major offense log, the victim was driving along Business U. S. 90 when another car pulled along side victim’s vehicle. That’s when, the report says, someone in the second car began shooting at the victim.
Family mourns sudden loss of young West Bank woman known for volleyball prowess, fearlessness
Although aware that Aaliyah Burras was strictly a daddy's girl, her mother decided one night that, instead of her husband, she would try her hand at putting their 3-year-old daughter to bed — a change to a longstanding nighttime ritual. On Thursday, through tears and laughter, Tonia Burras, 56,...
Louisiana Restaurant Voted to Serve ‘Best French Fries’ in the State
French fries are one of America's favorite sides. They're arguably an absolutely perfect comfort food. As you've sure noticed, not all french fries are created equally. One Louisiana restaurant has been voted to have "The Best French Fries" in the State, and some of the best fries in the Country.
Harvey fire destroys home, threatens nearby buildings
A house fire Friday night in Harvey destroyed a home and threatened nearby buildings.
Pro-gun permitless carry law closer to passage in Louisiana
The Louisiana Senate approved a bill Thursday that would allow anyone 18 and older to carry a concealed handgun without a permit, training or any knowledge related to firearms. Senate Bill 1, sponsored by Sen. Blake Miguez, R-New Iberia, would establish what some refer to as “constitutional carry” or “permitless carry” in Louisiana. Under current […] The post Pro-gun permitless carry law closer to passage in Louisiana appeared first on Louisiana Illuminator.
St. Charles guild names top artists for February
The winners of the St. Charles Art Guild February Artist of the Month 2024 competition are, from left, Gerry Geisler, watercolor, first place; Glenn Higgins, oil, and Carolyn Clausing, watercolor, second place; Elaine Madere, acrylic, third place. Artwork will be on display at the St. Charles Parish Eastbank Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Drive in Destrehan.
Kenner Mayor Glaser Addresses IV Waste Transition in Open Letter to Locals
KENNER, LA — Mayor Glaser issued an open letter, February 21, 2024, addressing the transition of IV waste. To access Mayor Glaser's letter concerning the transition of IV Waste, please utilize the following links: To view in English, please view the document here. To view in Spanish (Español), please view the document here.Visit here for more details.
Local Homicide Under Investigation: Young Man Killed on US 90 in Sixth District
The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday, February 22, 2024, on U.S. 90's westbound lanes in the Sixth District. A 23-year-old Black male died from injuries after being shot while in a vehicle. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
New Orleans council members look to speed up demolition process with proposed blight based ordinance
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A New Orleans city councilman wants to tackle blight in the city with an ordinance that would call for properties to be demolished no more than 2 years after their issued demolition orders. It’s properties like a little cottage house near Lakeview that New Orleans City...
Great White Shark Washes Up on Popular Louisiana Destination Beach
Warmer days are coming and soon many in Louisiana will be hitting the beaches of Florida. Well, we have an unfortunate story and photos to share with you as a massive shark has washed up on a beach that many from here visit. The Navarre Fire & Rescue Facebook page...