Countries start thinking about easing up on restrictions

Even as coronavirus deaths continue to mount across Europe, New York and other hot spots, the U.S. and other governments are slowly beginning to envision an exit strategy.

Section 642: Falcons unveil new uniforms, Bucs take their old ones

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SFM: One man dead after apartment fire in Gretna

LSU updates grading policy for Spring 2020 semester

  Gov. Edwards: Life like you lived it won’t be the same 17,030 cases of COVID-19 in Louisiana, 652 deaths

Walmart to close 3 stores for 1 day in New Orleans area

Severe weather threat this weekend

Record heat possible Thursday
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  Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sen. Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign after disappointing primary results, leaving former Vice President Joe Biden as the likely Democratic nominee.

NOPD: Body found near I-10 and Michoud Blvd.

Section 642: Falcons unveil new uniforms, Bucs take their old ones

COVID-19 ‘clusters’ at La. nursing homes

Tyler Perry surprises shoppers by paying for groceries at Winn Dixie stores

NOPD: At least 20 cars burglarized at two N.O. East apartment complexes

8 new cases of COVID-19 reported across 6 coastal counties as state numbers rise to over 2,000

  Unprecedented need forces Second Harvest Food Bank to move to larger feeding location

Signs of improvement, but Gov. Edwards pleads with residents to continue mitigation efforts

  • Coronavirus

  NYC virus deaths exceed 4,000, topping toll for 9/11 attacks

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said that if Americans continue to practice social distancing for the rest of April, "we will be able to get back to some sense of normalcy."

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Zurik: Attorneys ask judge to end St. Tammany Jail’s extended use of holding cells, citing concerns of COVID-19

Attorneys suing the St. Tammany Parish Jail over extended use of holding cells, keeping inmates there for days -- if not weeks -- are asking a judge to step in and force the jail to stop those practices amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Louisiana.

Zurik: Attorneys request state, federal investigations into St. Tammany Jail’s cramped holding cells

Attorneys who previously filed a class-action lawsuit regarding the cramped holding cells in the St. Tammany Parish Jail are now seeking investigations into the practice on both the state and federal level.

  Zurik: Healthcare workers among the first to be tested at drive-thru sites have not received results

Zurik: Hundreds of tests taken in the early days of Coronavirus testing are still outstanding

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Section 642: Falcons unveil new uniforms, Bucs take their old ones

AP sources: MLB, union discuss playing all games in Arizona

Ideas are still in the early stage, and the Arizona option would have many obstacles to overcome, the people said.

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  Gov. Edwards optimistic about ‘curve’, cautions residents

  COVID-19 patients donate blood, plasma to help patient research and recovery

  Heart of Louisiana: Woodlands Conservancy

  Respiratory therapists play a critical role in helping coronavirus patients

  COVID-19 deaths high in African Americans

While everyone is susceptible to COVID-19 statistics show 70 percent of people who died of the disease in Louisiana are African American.
  • Coronavirus

  Trump upends virus oversight, removing key official

Glenn Fine, the acting Defense Department inspector general and a veteran watchdog, had been selected by peers last month for the oversight position.

  After weeks in ICU, COVID-19 survivor with serious underlying condition reunites with wife

La. Insurance Commissioner approves emergency rate reduction for Allstate companies

  Healthcare workers on the front lines of COVID-19 pandemic may be dealing with PTSD in the future

  April could turn cooler

COAST IN CRISIS

  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to open Bonnet Carre Spillway Friday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says new Mississippi River projections will force them to open the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Friday.

  New life comes to a Louisiana island

Pelicans return to Queen Bess Island, recently restored through an $18 million project