LSU following state of La. in moving to Phase 3

LSU has announced it is moving to Phase 3, following in-step with reduced restrictions by Gov. John Bel Edwards for the state of Louisiana.

Mom uses CPR to save baby who stopped breathing during heart attack

The baby girl's parents want to stress the importance of knowing CPR, not just for adults and kids but for infants as well.

Nicondra: Mostly dry into the work week

After a spectacular weekend we can expect the trend of pleasant conditions to continue. Monday morning will be the coolest of this latest stretch with overnight lows in the mid to upper 30s across the region.

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Woman found dead in Central City

  Body of missing boater recovered Sunday afternoon, Coast Guard says

  NOPD: Two boys, ages 14 and 15, shot on Bourbon Street

Man and teen injured in separate shootings Saturday afternoon

  NOFD: One injured after vehicle crash causes three-alarm fire in Federal City

One man was left injured after his vehicle crashed into a building across from the New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy and caught fire.
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Bloody Sunday memorial honors late civil rights giants

The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee marks the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday — the day on March 7, 1965, that civil rights marchers were brutally beaten by law enforcement officers on Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge.

  Family, friends, and colleagues say final goodbyes to slain Tulane Police officer

Saints gain cap space with restructuring of Davis and Jordan contracts

Early voting begins for March 20 election in Louisiana

UPDATE: Suspect barricaded inside Tchoupitoulas Street hotel commits suicide, NOPD says.

Elderly couple escapes overnight house fire in the 7th Ward

LSU releases law firm’s review of sexual misconduct cases; two athletic officials suspended

  Mother desperate for help finding her missing son

  Festivals, fairs to look different under Phase 3 guidelines, medical experts urge continued mitigation measures

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  Where IS ruled, pope calls on Christians to forgive, rebuild

The Islamic State's brutal three-year rule of much of northern and western Iraq, and the grueling campaign against it, left a vast swath of destruction. Reconstruction efforts have stalled amid a years-long financial crisis.

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  Juvenile accused of committing 59 crimes across New Orleans

The juvenile is accused of committing the crimes over the past couple of months.

  Zurik: Fmr. Sheriff Jack Stephens answers questions regarding 2005 death in nearly two-hour deposition

Former St. Bernard Sheriff Jack Stephens faces nearly two hours of questions from an attorney for the family of Joey Georgusis, who died in 2005. Stephens called the questions 'offensive.'

  Zurik: Missing autopsy photo, initial statements fuel investigators’ suspicions around 2005 death

In Part 2 of Strangled, a photo in an autopsy file vanishes, and another investigator -- believes Joey Georgusis did not die of an overdose.

  Zurik: Father thinks son’s death and investigation were strangled

  CRIMETACKER: Juvenile offenders

  Zurik: Councilmember’s use of security detail included personal errands

SPORTS

Les Miles’ attorney issues statement; calls administrative leave ‘disturbing and unfair’

Tulane drops weekend finale to Western Kentucky

Tulane Baseball takes series win over Western Kentucky

Tulane improves to 5-5 on the season

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  New task force works to get more people vaccinated in the 9th Ward and New Orleans East

  Supporters of Louisiana’s largest coastal project welcome the findings in a new federal report

  Mississippi residents react to looser Covid restrictions

MISSING: SU nursing student last seen in 7th Ward; foul play possible

  Teen rescued from car in lake, ticketed

Recovery efforts to pull the car from the lake are underway.
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Mom claims son shot with BB guns, forced to drink urine at sleepover

The Texas mother claims the sleepover was orchestrated by her son's classmates to purposefully bully and abuse him.

Alleva recommended firing Les Miles in 2013 over inappropriate behavior

  Lower 9th Ward and New Orleans East gets update on crime trends in their communities

  33 Republican lawmakers call on Louisiana Governor to lift mask mandate and capacity restrictions

  Freeport McMoRan agrees to big coastal damage settlement

COAST IN CRISIS

  Supporters of Louisiana’s largest coastal project welcome the findings in a new federal report

Draft Environmental Impact Statement examines proposed $2 billion sediment diversion.

  Signs of hope along Louisiana’s coast despite damaging 2020 hurricane season

The coastline was steadily retreating before the back-to-back Hurricanes Laura and Delta of 2020