In latest killing of a New Orleans woman, boyfriend set up crime scene, police say
The family of the latest woman shot dead in New Orleans said Friday that her boyfriend killed her in front of her three children. Police say he then set up the Broadmoor crime scene to appear that he'd gunned her down in self-defense. Officers booked Lostin Lee, 34, with second-degree...
Woman shot, killed in 7th Ward
New Orleans Police are investigating a homicide in the Seventh Ward neighborhood. Shortly before 9 p.m., NOPD officers were sent to the 2400 block of Allen St. to investigate a shooting.
Unveiling Land Subsidence: Prominent Hotspots Across the United States
This post includes content partially written by AI. Land subsidence, the sinking of land, is a global phenomenon with various causes and consequences. While Southeast Asia has been widely recognized for experiencing rapid land subsidence due to excessive groundwater extraction, the United States is not exempt from this issue. In fact, certain regions within the country face significant land subsidence rates, surpassing the global rise in sea levels. This poses a heightened risk of flooding, particularly in coastal cities. This article examines prominent hotspots of land subsidence across the United States, shedding light on the causes and implications of this phenomenon.
Woman killed in New Orleans Friday night is 3rd this week
NEW ORLEANS — For the third time this week a woman has been shot and killed on New Orleans streets. Friday night police responded to a shooting in the 2400 block of Allen Street and found a woman who had suffered at least one shot to the body. She was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.
Woman shot, killed in Seventh Ward Friday evening, police say
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman was shot and killed in the Seventh Ward Friday evening, according to NOPD. Police say around 9 p.m., they responded to a call of a shooting in the 2400 block of Allen Street. Upon arrival, police discovered a woman suffering from a gunshot wound.
Eight women killed in New Orleans in six weeks. Here are their stories.
Eight women are gone -- all shot dead, most of them mothers and some killed in front of their children. Hours before she was shot dead, woman visited murdered sister's grave. On what would have been her murdered sister's 35th birthday, Sully Simmons visited the young woman's grave. Hours later, Sully Simmons, 33, was shot dead in front of her 1-year-old son by unknown assailants in Mid-City.
NOPD: Woman dies at hospital following Seventh Ward shooting
A woman is dead after a shooting in the Seventh Ward on Friday, June 2.
Former NOPD chief questions why state didn’t release more info on juvenile escapee
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A juvenile offender’s escape from state custody while being transported to court in New Orleans, and the subsequent response from the state, has law enforcement experts questioning whether officials acted in the best interests of public safety. When Curtis Tassin, 17, escaped from Office of...
LSU research shows relationship between diet and HPV infection in women
An LSU Health of New Orleans School of Public Health and Medicine study finds that diet and nutrition are linked to HPV infection leading to cervical cancer in women.
Woman shot to death in Seventh Ward, the 9th woman killed in 6 weeks
A woman was killed in the in the Seventh Ward on Friday night, according to the New Orleans Police Department. She was found in the 2400 block of Allen Street around 9 p.m. with at least one gunshot wound, the NOPD said. She was taken by EMS to the hospital,...
Pride flag causes controversy at VA
Across the country some of the VA locations -- including the New Orleans VA Medical Center -- have seen negative reactions from some of the the military community about the flag being flown on VA sites.
Road Closure Alert: Baronne Street in New Orleans for Crane Operations at Private Project
Baronne Street in New Orleans will be closed between Poydras Street and Lafayette Street to allow for crane operations to lift equipment onto a private sector project at 840 Poydras Street.
Saints' rookie has a mindset that fans will appreciate
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Tropical Storm Arlene Brings Warm Weekend and Rain to Gulf Coast
Meteorologist Alexandra Cranford provided the weather outlook for the first weekend of June, highlighting typical June weather patterns and the presence of Tropical Storm Arlene in the Gulf of Mexico. Arlene's rainfall has been decreasing around its low-pressure center, with some precipitation off Florida's coast due to heating and wind influences. The National Hurricane Center reported wind speeds of 40 mph for Arlene, barely classifying it as a tropical storm. The storm is anticipated to weaken, potentially downgrading to a depression or remnant low by Friday evening.
Skenes delivers dominant performance in 7-2 Tigers win
BATON ROUGE — LSU didn’t take any chances in its NCAA regional opener against Tulane, sending ace Paul Skenes to the mound. Skenes delivered with a dominant performance in a 7-2 Tigers win, striking out 12 while throwing his first nine-inning complete game of the season. LSU (33-15) advances to face the winner of the […]
Skenes Tosses Complete Game in 7-2 Victory Over Tulane
Skenes Tosses Complete Game in 7-2 Victory Over Tulane in Game 1 of Baton Rouge Regional. The Tigers will face Oregon State in the Winner's Bracket, Saturday at 8 pm.
NOLA leaders wore Orange Friday for Gun Violence Awareness Day as city's homicide numbers see rise
Friday, New Orleans leaders wore orange on the steps of city hall to call attention to the impacts of gun violence and honor the families of victims. This comes just hours after three people were shot in the city overnight, including a woman killed in Broadmoor. The New Orleans Police...
Tackling Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis in New Orleans
New Orleans, a city with one of the highest murder rates in the United States, is now approaching gun violence as a public health crisis. City leaders, trauma surgeons, and University Medical Center ER doctors gathered on the recent National Gun Violence Awareness Day to shed light on the crime epidemic affecting the city and its residents. To emphasize the devastating impact of gun violence on families and the community, the Caesar's Superdome was illuminated in orange.
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