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    Ocean Springs mom warning parents about app Video included


    An Ocean Springs mom is sending a warning to South Mississippi parents. Katrina Johnson wants every parent to be aware of an app that she says is being used by many students to spread hate. Johnson discovered the posts last week, and she says what she read would make parents cringe. More>>

    Heavy thunderstorms rolled through St. Bernard Parish, developing impressive waterspouts. More>>

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    50th anniversary: The Beatles play 1964 concert at City Park

    On September 16, 1964, the Beatles took the stage at City Park Stadium. This would be the only time that the Beatles performed in New Orleans. More>>

    Tuesday morning funeral for New Orleans music legend Matassa

    The record producer who helped bring rock and roll to the world from a corner of his family's jukebox store, died Thursday at age 88. More>>

    Franklin: Cold front coming; slight drop in humidity

    The frontal boundary which brought mostly sunny skies to the area Sunday looks to be moving back northward, which means a better chance for scattered showers Monday.

    NOPD looking for white van involved in quintuple shooting

    Police have released surveillance video of a white van they believe was used in a shooting that injured five men. More>>

    Research drones launched into Hurricane Edouard

    U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand what makes some storms strengthen into monsters while others fade away. More>>

    Judge throws out pension hike as unconstitutional

    A last-minute retirement hike that lawmakers gave to the state police superintendent has been declared unconstitutional. More>>

    NOPD officer still hospitalized; 1 suspect dead, 2 in custody for shooting Video included

    One suspect is dead and two others are in custody following a shootout with an NOPD officer. More>>

    Tropical Blog: Edouard strengthening; No development elsewhere

    Hurricane Edouard will remain in the open Atlantic. There are no other threats at this time. More>>

    5 shot on busy New Orleans East street Video included

    Witnesses say that the area was very busy at the time of the shooting, with people out on the street and a nearby seafood restaurant crowded with customers. More>>

    Dempsey: If campaign fails, ground troops possible


    The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday he would recommend that the United States consider deploying ground forces to Iraq if President Barack Obama's expanded air campaign to destroy Islamic... More>>

    Player fakes death during fake punt, fakes no one Video included


    Arkansas State snapped the ball for what looked like a punt from their opponent's 40-yard line, and receiver Booker Mays clutched his hands to his chest and toppled backward to the turf.


    Ukraine legislators ratify landmark EU deal


    Ukraine's parliament ratified a landmark association agreement with the European Union on Tuesday, firmly pivoting the country toward the West and drawing a line under the issue that last year sparked massive protests... More>>

    Margaritaville Casino closes in Biloxi; 350 out of work Video included


    Margaritaville Casino in Biloxi shut its doors Monday night at 10pm, just four days ahead of a self-imposed closing deadline of September 19. The Mississippi Gaming Commission was on site to oversee the closing. More>>

    UN panel emphasizes Assad role in Syria war crimes


    As nations mount an offensive against the Islamic State militants that have gained a stronghold in Iraq and Syria, a U.N. human rights commission emphasized Tuesday that Syrian President Bashar Assad's government has... More>>

    Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops


    A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three members of the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said. More>>

    Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS group


    A Syrian military plane crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people, as thousands of its residents fled to nearby villages in anticipation of expected U.S.... More>>

    On World Ozone Day, good news: ozone layer recovering


    The ozone layer, which protects life on Earth from the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation, was being eroded by chlorofluorocarbons.


    US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola


    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local... More>>

    Man sentenced in 1990 St. Roch rape case

    In October of 1990, prosecutors say Johnson dragged a woman waiting for a bus into an abandoned Laundromat in the St. Rock neighborhood. Here, court documents state Johnson beat and raped the victim. More>>

    Gunman attempts to rob N.O. East Dollar General, gets away with woman's purse

    New Orleans police are searching for an armed gunman who attempted to rob a New Orleans East Dollar General, but got away with a woman's purse instead. More>>

    Insurance website up for state workers, retirees

    A new website is up for Louisiana's state government employees and retirees to choose their health insurance plans for next year, a choice they must make by October. More>>

    10 things to know for Tuesday


    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: More>>

    CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message


    (RNN) – A sponsorship between cosmetic giant CoverGirl and the NFL is being tested during the league's nightmarish week of bad publicity in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.CoverGirl, whose sponsorship tagline is the “official beauty sponsor of the NFL,” launched a campaign that targets beauty looks for all 32 NFL franchises. The campaign has been promoted with the tagline “get your #game face on.”On Sept. 11, Adele Stan, senior digital editor for The American Prospect, mad... More>>

    Report details sex assault on La. public college campuses

    A new report released by the Louisiana Board of Regents highlights sexual assaults on college campuses across Louisiana. More>>

    Women robbed at gunpoint in Lakeview hair salon Video included

    A Lakeview hairdresser said she feared for her life when an armed man robbed her and two elderly customers Saturday morning. More>>

    New questions over abortion coverage in health law


    A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010. More>>

    Jim Henderson Commentary: After the Browns Video included

    It was back in 2009 while Rob Ryan was in Cleveland as Eric Mangini's defensive coordinator. With the Browns starting a second losing streak that season, Ryan brashly proclaimed he wouldn't leave the office at night until the Browns won. More>>

    Local youth football moms weigh in on NFL scandals Video included

    With several NFL scandals dominating headlines recently, there are concerns over how young people perceive the cases and the players they often look up to. More>>

    First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight


    U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy... More>>

    Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State


    As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier... More>>

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday


    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: More>>

    Poster blasting Goodell almost gets Saints fan ejected Video included

    A Saints fan almost got kicked out of the stadium in Cleveland Sunday because of his passionate dislike of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. More>>

    Reserve couple goes on tirade during sentencing in death of son Video included

    A reserve couple screamed and hurled insults in court as they were being sentenced Monday in the death of their eight year old son. More>>

    Parents: Cell phone video shows brutal attack on daughter Video included

    A fight between two girls at an Ascension Parish Middle School went before a parish judge on Monday. The victim's parents said cell phone video shows a brutal premeditated attack on their daughter. More>>

    Third suspect in officer shooting surrenders Video included

    A third suspect in Sunday's shooting of a New Orleans police officer turned himself in Monday. More>>

    Children's advocates react to Adrian Peterson activation against Saints Video included

    The Minnesota Vikings say after significant thought, discussion and consideration, they have reactivated star running back Adrian Peterson for their game against the Saints on Sunday. More>>

    A death motivates two Slidell women to offer free CPR lessons Video included

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    "Her little girl came running across the yard and said that they needed help," said Deese. "Her mom had fell in the garage, and they couldn't get her to wake up or to come to and we went over."

    'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach


    Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company. More>>

    AP source: Saints' Mark Ingram has a broken hand

    A person familiar with the situation says New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has a broken hand. More>>

    Grand jury indicts former teacher on molestation charges


    A grand jury has indicted veteran South Mississippi teacher William Richard Pryor for allegedly molesting students. Pryor was in federal court Monday morning for an initial appearance where a judge detailed the four count federal indictment against Pryor. More>>

    Police: Thief 'squats' to hide meth in underwear from police


    Thibodaux Police arrest a man accused of stealing speakers from a business, but they also found he was hiding a large quantity of methamphetamines, codeine and oxycodone in his underwear. More>>

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