McConnell, Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transfer

Congressional Republicans pushed back Thursday after President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Saints to allow family members of team into Superdome for Packers game

The New Orleans Saints will allow 750 family members of players, coaches and staff at the Green Bay Packers game on Sunday night (Sept. 27).

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New Orleans Public Schools says one person tests positive for COVID-19 in last week

Saints to allow family members of team into Superdome for Packers game

First Fall feel coming next week

Louisianans might still be eligible for the COVID-19 stimulus payment

LDH: 581 new cases of COVID-19, 16 deaths reported Thursday,

The state, with the exception of Orleans Parish, has entered Phase 3 of Coronavirus recovery
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Fraud, backlogs disrupt US unemployment benefit payments

The biggest threat is posed by sophisticated international fraud rings that often use stolen identities to apply for benefits, filling out the forms with a wealth of accurate information that enables their applications to “sail through the system.”

Kenner Police identify vehicle possibly involved in fatal hit and run

Man killed in Gentilly was suspect in federal insurance fraud investigation

737 new COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths reported Thursday in Mississippi

  Water remains on roadway, but I-10 ramps reopened in LaPlace

  Candidates for New Orleans DA discuss criminal justice reform

Two separate shootings in New Orleans East leaves three people injured

NOPD: Police searching for missing 15-year-old teen

  New Orleans orders Tracey’s to shut down amid overcrowding, owners ‘caught off guard’ by reaction

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  Officials plead for calm amid anger over Breonna Taylor case

Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky’s largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor.

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  Zurik: Employees say airport contractor forced them to commit unemployment fraud

A group of workers for a national airport services contractor say their employer forced them to work their full schedule but claim unemployment for a portion of their paycheck.

Louisiana a ‘yellow zone’ state in latest White House report, Governor cautions testing needs to increase after Laura

After being listed for weeks as a ‘red zone’ state in White House Coronavirus Task Force reports, Louisiana is now listed in the so-called ’yellow zone’ for both new cases and test positivity. But state leaders warn overall testing has been down due to last week's hurricane.

Zurik: Former St. Tammany DA Walter Reed released from federal prison, will serve rest of his sentence at home

Former St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter Reed has been moved from a minimum-security prison in West Virginia and will now be serving the rest of his sentence at home in Covington.

  Zurik: Watchdog, Community members say New Orleans company owes millions on years-old improvements

Zurik: Wesley Bishop’s law license suspended following sentencing in federal case

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Saints to allow family members of team into Superdome for Packers game

  Brees responds to criticism of the Saints struggling offense

Packers (2-0) at Saints (1-1)

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Visitor restrictions extended in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach

NOPD: Police seeking help locating missing teen

  White House coronavirus task force member applauds Louisiana’s COVID-19 restrictions

White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Deborah Birx met with the governor and higher education leaders at LSU.
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Pregnant woman pulls husband to safety after shark attack in Florida

Deputies described the injury to the snorkeler's shoulder as severe. No one else was injured by the shark.

Budget sweeps cause treasurer’s office to temporarily halt unclaimed property payouts

1 officer dismissed from Alton Sterling wrongful death lawsuit

Democrats accuse Ardoin of ‘voter suppression, gross incompetence' over website outage; Ardoin says it was maintenance

  Operation Crystal Shield underway netting hundreds of arrests, seizing hundreds of pounds of meth

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  Coastal project aims to use river mud to build land

$750,000 in grant money builds speed bumps and new channels in the marsh to capture sediment

  50,000 birds nest on a brand new Louisiana island

Man-made Gunn Island hosts the state's largest bird colony

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  Coastal project aims to use river mud to build land

  50,000 birds nest on a brand new Louisiana island