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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Two women turned ‘thingamabobs’ into opportunity for dozens of young Black girls Saturday at the Broad Theater, giving them a free private screening of the new live-action Disney film ‘The Little Mermaid,’ starring Halle Bailey. They say this is just one grain...
Ice cream truck driver charged with negligent homicide in crash critically injuring Kenner boy
Kenner police have additionally charged 71-year-old Mechael Yousef Mansoor with negligent homicide involving a crash that critically injured 12-year-old Adrien Flores.
Power Pole Collapse in Kenner Disrupts Restaurant Business and Damages Vehicle
A power pole owned by Entergy fell outside a Kenner restaurant last week, resulting in a customer's car being crushed and significant disruption to the local business. The incident took place at the well-known Kenner Seafood on Loyola Drive, plunging the restaurant into darkness and creating an uncomfortable and potentially hazardous situation for both customers and staff.
Challenges Arise in New Orleans East Six Flags Redevelopment Project
The much-awaited redevelopment of the abandoned Six Flags amusement park in New Orleans East has encountered delays due to concerns raised by public officials about the master plan. Babai Phoenix, the development company behind the project, has been asked to revise their proposal, which had advanced further than any previous attempts.
New Orleans Musician Provides Opportunity to Teen Thief Through Summer Program
Ersel Bogan, a New Orleans musician, is offering a unique chance to a 14-year-old boy who attempted to steal his van last month. Rather than pursuing legal action, Bogan has invited the teenager to join his summer music program, which aims to educate the younger generation about the rich culture of New Orleans.
Defense requests brain development expert at Linda Frickey trial
A pre-trial hearing was held in the Linda Frickey case on Friday, May 19 to determine if the defense can bring in an expert to discuss juvenile brain development.
Late night homicide in the French Quarter
Gun violence has again reared its ugly head in the French Quarter as a man was shot and later died near the intersection of North Peters and Iberville Streets.
New Orleans East drug dealer pleads guilty, faces life sentence
Prosecutors say he sold more than a pound-and-a-half of meth to federal agents and agreed to sell them an additional five pounds of the drug before he was arrested.
Local rapper 'AIA Litt' who was free on $750K bond back in jail after police chase in New Orleans
JEFFERSON PARISH, La. — An up-and-coming local rapper, who was free on a $750,000 bond after being booked in a 2021 Jefferson Parish murder, was placed in jail, again, after his bail was revoked Thursday following a fresh new arrest last week in New Orleans. Danieel Mutin, 18, was...
Baby Mason McCollum Arrives in New Orleans
On 5/26, New Orleans warmly welcomes Mason McCollum, the 'Baby of the Day,' weighing 8 pounds and 1 ounce. His older siblings, Kylie and MJ, are eager to dote on their new baby brother. The McCollum family joyfully celebrates Mason's arrival and their community shares in their happiness.
Ex-Employee of New Orleans Water Board Charged with Theft
James Arnold, a former New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board employee, has been indicted on theft charges after being terminated in February last year. The charges followed a federal investigation into allegations of stealing permit fees. Since then, the Sewerage and Water Board signed a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the city to enhance transparency and accountability, moving the plumbing application and permitting process from internal operations.
Brazen New Orleans carjacking leads to pursuit, spills into St. Bernard; three arrested
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman returning home on Wednesday (May 24) became the victim of a brazen carjacking. Around 8 a.m., the victim, who Fox 8 will not identify, says she noticed a pickup truck parked near her Louisiana Avenue house and a masked man carrying a rifle stepped out.
She may not have lived to see her own graduation, her brother made sure she did
NEW ORLEANS — Graduation last week was extra special for two seniors at Sophie B. Wright High School. Just a year ago, it was unclear if one student would make it through her illness, to graduate with her classmates. But her brother, who's her best friend, made it all possible.
Small business, big dreams: Rae Dior Couture celebrates 3 years with ribbon cutting
NEW SARPY — Exactly three years after launching a children’s boutique to build a legacy for her infant daughter, Lexus “Luckii” Wells watched her little girl cut the ribbon on a storage building that will give their small business room to grow. Wells envisions Rae’Lynn Dior Jackson cutting more ribbons on bigger buildings in the […] The post Small business, big dreams: Rae Dior Couture celebrates 3 years with ribbon cutting appeared first on L'Observateur.
St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff investigating shooting that damaged cars, homes
The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened earlier this week in Laplace. No one was injured in the shooting, but the sheriff says many homes and cars were damaged in the 400 block of Corrine Court. Deputies responded to the shooting Tuesday around...
16 biggest concerts coming to New Orleans this summer
The biggest tour to hit New Orleans in 2023 — Beyonce, obviously — won’t land here until the early days of fall, when we mark the final stop on her Renaissance world tour on Sept. 27. But we have lots of other concerts to keep you occupied...
Organ donor flag raised in honor of Adrian Fajardo at Children's Hospital
KENNER, La. — Today at Children's Hospital, a flag reading 'Done Vida,' Spanish for 'Donate Life,' was raised in honor of 12-year-old Javier Adrian Flores Fajardo. The child is donating his organs after suffering severe injuries from an ice cream truck that crashed into his home. "He was smart,...
New Orleans police investigate after woman abducted at gunpoint, hit by car twice
NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an abduction that happened in the Bywater Thursday night. According to police, the abduction happened around 9:16 p.m. The victim, a woman, was struck in the face by the suspect who then held her at gunpoint demanding she enter...
SJSO investigates LaPlace shooting
Detectives with the St. John Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday, May 23, 2023 in the 400 block of Corrine Court in LaPlace. About 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Ridgefield Drive and Corrine Court in reference to gunshots heard in the area. Upon arrival, officers discovered that several residences […] The post SJSO investigates LaPlace shooting appeared first on L'Observateur.
LSU Health New Orleans COVID Vaccination Clinic Hours for the Week of May 29, 2023
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Bivalent vaccine is still available on campus. The bivalent vaccine has replaced the original monovalent vaccine for both primary and booster doses. The vaccine is currently still free of charge and is available to everyone, including those who are not affiliated with our campus. • Most individuals...
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