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La. attorney general says 4th grader with BB gun deserves appeal
Attorney General Jeff Landry said fourth grader Ka Mauri Harrison deserves an appeal after Jefferson Parish Public Schools suspended him for handling a BB gun in his home during virtual learning.
Published September 29, 2020 at 4:36 PM
Fair Grounds to pay record $2.7 million penalty for environmental violations
The Fair Grounds in Gentilly will pay a $2.79 million fine, the largest of its kind, because of manure, urine and wastewater issues discovered by the Environmental Protection Agency, according to the Department of Justice.
Published September 29, 2020 at 4:24 PM
Deputies: Teenager missing, believed to be with 34-year-old woman
A boy was reported missing from St. Tammany Parish on Thursday. Officers believe he ran away with an older woman.
Published September 29, 2020 at 1:17 PM
Revelers: Where 2021 Mardi Gras stands during COVID-19
About Mardi Gras in 2021 ...
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Published September 25, 2020 at 3:47 PM
St. Tammany Parish deputies seize 54 pounds of cocaine during traffic stop
St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputies arrested the man outside of Slidell with cocaine hidden in a toolbox compartment.
Published September 25, 2020 at 1:45 PM
Louisiana: 698 new COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths reported Friday, Sept. 25
The Louisiana Dept. of Health is reporting more than 163,900 cases of Coronavirus in the state.
Published September 25, 2020 at 12:27 PM
State investigates suspension of virtual learning student seen with BB gun
The state's attorney general calls the case "absurd" and said he is taking a deep dive into why the boy was suspended.
Published September 25, 2020 at 11:14 AM
Sheriff: Girl missing from St. John Parish for 3 months
The St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office hopes the public can help to locate Ana Rodriguez, 13, of LaPlace.
Published September 24, 2020 at 4:50 PM
New Orleans Public Schools says one person tests positive for COVID-19 in last week
New Orleans Public Schools said only one staff member has tested positive for COVID-19 as of noon on Thursday (Sept. 24).
Published September 24, 2020 at 4:38 PM
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).
Published September 24, 2020 at 4:26 PM
Louisianans might still be eligible for the COVID-19 stimulus payment
The Internal Revenue Service said it is sending 159,575 letters to people in Louisiana to encouraging them to see if they’re eligible to claim an Economic Impact Payment this year.
Published September 24, 2020 at 1:46 PM
Bogaulsa 11-year-old dies in crash, mother arrested for impaired driving, homicide
An 11-year-old boy from Bogalusa has died after a Sept. 13 crash in Washington Parish. His mother was arrested for impaired driving and vehicular homicide.
Published September 22, 2020 at 1:01 PM
Slidell-area mother arrested, cousin wanted after boy shoots himself in leg
A Slidell-area woman was arrested after her 16-year-old son accidently shot himself, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
Published September 18, 2020 at 11:19 AM
St. James Parish moving into Phase 3, reopening bars
St. James Parish officials said the parish has met the criteria to move into the governor’s Phase 3, which includes reopening bars.
Published September 18, 2020 at 9:58 AM
NOPD: Mother, friend report woman missing after argument
New Orleans police are looking for a woman who was reported missing by her mother, friend and boyfriend.
Published September 17, 2020 at 4:09 PM
3 brothers suspected of alleged child rape in Kenner; 2 arrested, 1 wanted
Two brothers and one other sibling are accused for raping a girl younger than 13.
Published September 17, 2020 at 3:22 PM
After Sally: New video shows Orange Beach and Gulf Shores devastation
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism said the area sustained significant damage and the beaches will be closed for at least 10 days.
Published September 17, 2020 at 1:34 PM
Man accused of attacking Kenner hotel manager now wanted for murder
A manager at a Kenner hotel died almost three months after an alleged attack by a Texas man who is now wanted for second-degree murder.
Published September 17, 2020 at 11:54 AM
St. John Parish meets criteria to move into Phase 3
St. John Parish President Jaclyn Hotard said the parish now reaches the state’s criteria to move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 recovery.
Published September 16, 2020 at 2:45 PM
NOPD searching for man accused of sexual battery with a child
New Orleans police are seeking the public’s help in the search for a man accused of sexual battery on a child.
Published September 16, 2020 at 2:19 PM
Flora-Bama suffers damage from Hurricane Sally, but still standing
The popular Flora-Bama bar is still standing after Hurricane Sally pushed sand, water and high winds into the complex, the owners said.
Published September 16, 2020 at 1:48 PM
IMAGES: Coast Guard shows Sally damage during search and rescue missions
The U.S. Coast Guard conducted search and rescue flights on Wednesday morning along the Eastern Gulf Coast region as Hurricane Sally crashed ashore.
Published September 16, 2020 at 12:49 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines cancels some cruises out of New Orleans until 2021
Carnival Cruise Line said Wednesday (Sept. 16) that it is selling two of its ships and that will have an imapct on on a cruise coming out of New Orleans.
Published September 16, 2020 at 11:21 AM
Fire at J.C. Ellis Elementary in Metairie forces school to close Wednesday
J.C. Ellis Elementary in Metairie had a fire in one its buildings that will cause school to be closed on Wednesday.
Published September 15, 2020 at 5:26 PM
SALLY: Pres. Trump approves La. emergency declaration
Today, President Donald Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of Louisiana and ordered Federal assistance to supplement Louisiana and Mississippi due to Hurricane Sally.
Published September 14, 2020 at 7:35 PM
Teenager reported missing from Algiers Point
The reporting person says she and Patterson were involved in a heated argument before he stepped outside
Published September 14, 2020 at 12:04 AM
VIDEO: City of New Orleans issues state of emergency declaration
The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness will update residents on what impacts the city is expecting
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Published September 13, 2020 at 6:13 PM
New Orleans police facing ‘highly unusual’ year in battle against violence
Ferguson said there could be a variety of reasons behind the recent spike in shootings we’ve seen in New Orleans.
Published September 11, 2020 at 12:40 PM
NOPD, U.S. Marshals involved in standoff with fugitive; 4 arrested nearby in unrelated vehicle burglary investigation
Holy Cross Primary School was locked down as New Orleans Police searched for a suspects in Gentilly related to car burglaries.
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Published September 11, 2020 at 8:13 AM
1 person killed in Central City shooting
The man was declared dead on the scene after officers found him with a gunshot wound.
Published September 9, 2020 at 5:56 PM
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552 new COVID-19 cases, 12 new deaths reported Wednesday in Mississippi
Mayor Cantrell breaks ground on Audubon road project
Miss. statewide mask mandate set to expire today
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Lawmakers to discuss seating capacity inside stadiums for sporting events
Zack: Sunny, fall weather is here to stay