Push to delay disconnect date following high Entergy bills, higher bills on the way

Months ago, Louisiana’s Alliance for Affordable Energy says they feared all these charges would come due at the same time, especially after Entergy sent a letter to the city council in December that a fuel adjustment cost would spike in January.

2 ‘pillars’ of Indianapolis family die from COVID-19 within 24 hours

The family encourages everyone to mask up and do their part to protect others, so no one else has to stand in their shoes.

  COVID-19 postpones Spurs vs. Pelicans game

The National Basketball Association game scheduled for tonight between the San Antonio Spurs and New Orleans Pelicans at Smoothie King Center has been postponed in accordance with the league’s Health and Safety Protocols.

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  Discussion over double masking intensifies as dangerous COVID-19 variants spread

  Caught on Camera: Man steals chickens from backyard coop in New Orleans

Sheriff: 4 Louisiana girls arrested in connection with fatal attack using stolen knives in a Walmart store

REPORT: LSU set to hire Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones as new defensive coordinator

  Repeat offenders, new technology among topics of crime reduction discussion

Leaders from several top agencies met Monday to discuss ways to combat the recent crime surge in New Orleans.
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Disney ticket booker alerts police to domestic violence victim; boyfriend arrested

The ticket booker said she sensed something was wrong because she heard the woman yelling “get off me” and “get away from me” at someone else while they were on a call.

Funeral arrangements announced for Amite fire chief

  Winter muggies continue

Copeland Tower in Metairie to be converted to apartments by Summer 2021

PHOTOS: We are living for ‘Yardi Gras’ this year

  Six former LSU Tigers headed to Super Bowl 55

  Shelby: Warm & muggy start to the week

Louisiana state income tax filing begins Friday, Feb. 12

  LDH launches new anonymous contact tracing app

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  Trump impeachment goes to Senate, testing his sway over GOP

Trump is the first former president to face an impeachment trial, and it will test his grip on the Republican Party as well as the legacy of his tenure.

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  MCC Report: Nearly half of all violent crime over the past 5 years happened in the 7th and 5th Districts

According to the report, there’s been a substantial increase in both carjackings and vehicle burglaries in the Lakeview and Gentilly areas.

Zurik: Supreme Court disbars former state senator at the center of several FOX 8 Investigations

Wesley Bishop, a former state senator who was the subject of several investigations by FOX 8′s Lee Zurik, has been permanently disbarred by the Supreme Court of Louisiana after his guilty plea in federal court to making false statements to a federal agency.

  Fox 8 Defenders: Lakeview homeowner receiving high water bills, little assistance from SWB

A New Orleans woman has been receiving bills nearly five times higher than normal since October of 2019.

  NOPD faces challenges in the new year

  NOPD arrests 15-year-old in connection with Morrison Rd. homicide

  Shooter may have shot his accomplice during Lakeview ambush

SPORTS

  COVID-19 postpones Spurs vs. Pelicans game

LSU ranks No. 10 in Baseball America preseason poll

LSU is ranked No. 10 in the 2021 Baseball America preseason poll that was released Monday, Jan. 25. It marks the second top 10 preseason ranking for the Tigers.

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Former LSU Tigers contribute to their teams reaching Super Bowl LV

JPSO investigating a Jefferson Transit bus crash in Metairie

New Orleans native named to EPA position in President Biden’s administration

Coronavirus vaccine could affect how you donate plasma

Deanie’s Seafood owner Barbara Chifici passes away at age 77

Family members say Chifici passed away late Saturday night at Ochsner Medical Center in Kenner from Coronavirus complications.
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  Biden more bullish on vaccines, suggests 1.5M shots per day

The goal of the order would be to use the $600 billion the federal government spends on procurement to boost domestic factories and hiring.

  Nicondra: Near record heat for the start of the week

JPSO: 87-year-old woman in critical condition after son beat her with a dumbbell

LDH: COVID-19 outbreak connected to Louisiana Classic Wrestling Tournament

  Supply issues again force delays of Ochsner first dose vaccine appointments

COAST IN CRISIS

Work begins to restore Louisiana island that is home to thousands of brown pelicans

Settlement from 2010 Gulf oil spill funds $16 million project

  Eagles nest halts work on a portion of levee project in Plaquemines Parish

Corps of Engineers halts work on a portion of New Orleans to Venice levee project because of nearby bald eagle nest