Teen arrested on murder warrant in Nebraska mall shooting

Police haven’t released the name of a third man they consider a person of interest in the shooting.

  Navalny’s team calls for protests amid reports of failing health

  Sheriff: 3 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at Wisconsin tavern

  Fauci says he expects J&J vaccine to resume soon

Police: Six people injured after gunfire erupts at child’s birthday party

  Police: FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in shooting

US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

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  Zack: Rain chances on the decline; sun finally returns

LSP: Traffic crash involving road rage kills three people including 11-year-old

ACM Awards to feature (most of) country music’s top stars

  Pandemic good Samaritan faces $16,000 tax bill for his efforts

  Woman with dementia sues Colorado police over alleged excessive force in arrest

  Ponchatoula councilwoman takes issue of drainage into her own hands

  “I didn’t answer the phone”; wife of lift boat crewman grieves loss of husband

His family described him as a giant teddy bear and a consummate provider.

  Sikh community calls for gun reforms after FedEx shooting

More than 200 people attended a vigil Saturday evening where Sikh leaders and city officials demanded action that would prevent such attacks from happening again.

  Lafourche Parish Coroner identifies two lift boat crewmen recovered Friday; 9 remain missing

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that the bodies of two additional crewmembers have been recovered

Felix Silla, Cousin Itt on TV’s ‘Addams Family,’ dies at 84

Silla's face was covered, but the nearly 4-foot-tall actor became famous for sporting a floor-length hairpiece, sunglasses and a bowler hat as Cousin Itt on the 1960s ABC show “The Addams Family.”

  Navalny’s doctor: Putin critic ‘could die at any moment’

  QB’s Johnson and Brennan shine at LSU spring game

1 dead after Westroads Mall shooting; Omaha Police still looking for suspects

  The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

Nicondra: Rain tapering and a dry stretch on the way

After child dies, US regulator warns about Peloton treadmill

  ‘Someone is going to be killed:’ Pa. gas station site of multiple crashes as owner demands change

A driver wiped out right outside of Bob Ackerman’s business Bob’s Auditorium on Thursday, taking out three parked cars and sending one of his customers to the hospital.

  Zack: Rain likely through this evening

Rain chances start the weekend at 80% but drop off for Sunday.

  Police ask for help identifying Portland, Oregon, rioters

Demonstrations began after police fatally shot a man while responding to reports of a person with a gun.

  American, 2 Russians return to Earth from space station

They spent six months aboard the International Space Station.

Iran names suspect in Natanz attack, says he fled country

Already, Iran has begun enriching uranium up to 60% purity in response — three times higher than ever before, though in small quantities.

Westbrook lifts Wiz past Pels at line after Zion foul in OT

Ingram scored 34, and Williamson added 21

  Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday.

  Minnesota mayor blasts police tactics to control protesters

Elected leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright want officers to scale back their tactics amid nightly protests.

  Video: Chicago police critics call for charges in shooting of boy

A review board initially said it couldn’t release the video because it involved the shooting of a minor, but it changed course after the mayor and police superintendent called for the video’s release.

  Era ends as Raul Castro steps down as Communist Party chief

The 89-year-old Castro made the announcement in a speech Friday at the opening of the eighth congress of the ruling party, the only one allowed on the island.

  Minnesota mayor blasts police tactics to control protesters

Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered outside the heavily guarded Brooklyn Center police station every night since former Officer Kim Potter, who is white, shot the 20-year-old Black motorist during a traffic stop on Sunday.

  Community pitches in to help support families of missing mariners

With the majority of the Seacor mariners still missing in the gulf, family members rushed to Port Fourchon, many leaving behind the comforts of home as they wait for any update.

  St. Tammany Parish men arrested for internet crimes against children

Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced two arrests made by his Cyber Crime Unit.

One more rainy day

Flood threat continues into Saturday morning

Two Hammond men charged with burglary

Two men from Hammond have been arrested by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office for allegedly breaking into a home on Trippi Road.

  Second body recovered 33 miles from Seacor Power site; divers yet to get inside vessel

The identity of the crewmember has not been released.

Humane Society offering reward for the rescue of abused dog seen in Hammond

The Humane Society of Louisiana is offering a $250 reward to any group, organization, or individual that successfully rescues the dog seen with zip ties around its mouth in Hammond.

  State lawmaker pushes legislation against “power-based abuse” on Higher Ed campuses

Rep. Aimee Adatto Freeman says House Bill 409 is scheduled to come up on Thursday before a legislative committee.

  Simba the goldendoodle survives fall off 200-foot cliff

Ruth and Wesley Wallace got out of the car to enjoy the view of the vista. Simba was out running with joy.

  Japan, US showcase alliance, resolve in dealing with China

The talks featured unusually frank warnings from a Japanese leader against any effort by China to dominate the Indo-Pacific region by “force or coercion.”

  New legislation aims to give victims of child sex abuse more time to come forward with a claim against their abuser

State Representative Jason Hughes of New Orleans says he has an obligation to victims of child sex abuse to fight on their behalf. "Since I have filed this bill, I have heard from victims around the State."

Four wide receiver possibilities for Saints in first round

The wide receiver class is very deep in the draft. Sean Fazende pinpoints four that could be available for the Saints in the first round.

Iran starts enriching uranium to 60%, its highest level ever

A top official said only a few grams an hour of uranium gas would be enriched up to 60% purity — triple the level it once did but at a quantity far lower than what the Islamic Republic could produce.

  Off-duty officer in shootout with car burglars near popular Mid-City restaurant, NOPD says

New Orleans police are investigating a shootout that happened in Mid-City near a popular restaurant.

Officials, neighbors worry about rising water on Northshore

Northshore officials open sandbag locations as rivers continue to rise

Amber Alert canceled in Ava, Mo.; child found safe

An Amber Alert was canceled after a 5-year-old boy was found safe on Friday, April 16.

After outcry, WH says Biden will lift refugee cap in May

The new allocations provide more slots for refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Central America and lift Trump’s restrictions on resettlements from Somalia, Syria and Yemen.

Interior head Haaland revokes Trump-era orders on energy

The moves are part of a government-wide effort by the Biden administration to address climate change ahead of a virtual global summit on climate change that President Joe Biden is hosting next week.

  FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year

Four people were killed outside the building and another four inside. Several people were also wounded, including five who were taken to the hospital.

  Raul Castro confirms he’s resigning, ending long era in Cuba

Castro didn’t say who he would endorse as his successor as first secretary-general of the Communist Party, but he previously has indicated that he favors yielding control to Miguel Diaz-Canel, who succeeded him as president in 2018.

Liberty sues Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages

The complaint offers new details, written with a flourish, reflecting the university’s perspective on its rift with Falwell.

Man, 5 teen suspects arrested in New Orleans robbery investigation

New Orleans police arrested six suspects on Thursday, five of them juveniles, believed to be involved in a series of simple robberies, auto burglaries and auto thefts throughout the city.

Oath Keeper is 1st suspect to plead guilty in Capitol riot

Jon Ryan Schaffer, the frontman of the band Iced Earth, has agreed to cooperate with investigators in hopes of getting a lighter sentence, and the Justice Department will consider putting Schaffer in the federal witness security program.

  Soldiers who served together over 2 decades end military careers together, too

Two soldiers whose careers intersected frequently over two decades of service in the U.S. and abroad ended their careers on April 7 by picking up retirement papers together.

  GRAPHIC: State’s expert told grand jury police didn’t kill Prude

That was the only charge prosecutors from the state attorney general’s office asked the grand jury to consider after nine days of testimony.

‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Peaky Blinders’ actress Helen McCrory dies of cancer at 52

Her husband, actor Damian Lewis, said McCrory died “peacefully at home” after a “heroic battle with cancer.”

  N.Y. elementary school principal accused of sexually abusing students

Kirk Ashton was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, sexual abuse and sexual conduct.

Human composting legislation considered in Delaware

The bill introduced Thursday would permit a practice known as “natural organic reduction” but also called “human composting.”

  2 dead, 6 rescued, search on for 11 others after boat capsizes south of Louisiana

The United States Coast Guard is assisting in the search for ‘multiple people in the water’ after at least one vessel capsized during a severe storm near Grand Isle, LA this afternoon.

  Russia to expel 10 US diplomats in response to Washington

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also said Moscow will add eight U.S. officials to its sanctions list and move to restrict and stop the activities of U.S. nongovernment organizations from interfering in Russia’s politics.

  Captain of Seacor Power recovered by Coast Guard; funeral arrangements announced

Captain David Ledet’s body was recovered along with six survivors.

AG Garland rescinds Trump-era memo curtailing use of consent decrees

Garland issued a new memorandum to all U.S. attorneys and other Justice Department leaders spelling out the new policies on civil agreements and consent decrees with state and local governments.

  Woman gets pregnant while already pregnant

One day, a little sister joined him in the womb - Baby Rosalie, who first popped up on a scan at week 12.

  A $1.2 billion loss for Delta, but recovery is on the radar

CEO Ed Bastian said Thursday that ticket sales have been stronger in the last two weeks than at any time since the pandemic hit the U.S. last year.

Officers believe missing teen somewhere in New Orleans

St. Tammany Parish sheriff’s deputies believe a 16-year-old runaway from the Slidell area might be in New Orleans.

Facebook panel’s Trump ruling delayed as comments flood in

The panel’s initial 90-day deadline to come up with a decision was days away.

  Driver takes SUV airborne over rising Florida drawbridge

Police in Florida are on the lookout for the driver of an SUV who smashed through traffic arms on a rising drawbridge Monday morning.

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  US setting up $1.7B national network to track virus variants

The new effort, which relies on money approved by Congress as part of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief package, aims to break what experts say is a feast-or-famine cycle in U.S. preparedness for biological threats, of which the coronavirus is only one example.

  US says Russia was given Trump campaign polling data in 2016

Konstantin Kilimnik was one of 32 people and entities sanctioned by the U.S. government for interference in the 2020 election.

  Princely letter: Philip apologized to Nixon for ‘lame’ toast

In a handwritten note to the president uncovered by archivists at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California, the Duke of Edinburgh wrote to “humbly apologize” for failing to toast the president’s health as dictated by protocol during a “stag” dinner in his honor.

  TIMELINE: Guardsmen have not made contact with Seacor Power crewmembers since Tuesday night

Officials would not speculate whether they believe crewmembers are still on the craft.

Family asks feds to reopen case on Tamir Rice police killing

In late 2020, federal prosecutors said they would not bring charges against the two police officers involved, saying video of the shooting was of too poor a quality for them to conclusively establish what had happened. There were no other prosecutions in the case.

  Dive search and rescue efforts to resume Friday morning at Port Fourchon over 50 hours later for 12 missing crew members

Search and rescue resumes Friday morning for 12 missing crew members in the aftermath of the lift boat disaster at Port Fourchon.

Head of Tokyo Olympics again says games will not be canceled

The question comes as the general secretary of ruling LDP political party, Toshihiro Nikai, raised the possibility the day before.

  Senators to Biden: Waive vaccine intellectual property rules

The lawmakers, in a letter delivered to the White House on Thursday evening, wrote that Biden should “prioritize people over pharmaceutical company profits” and support the temporary waiver of the rules.

  Chauvin skips testifying as trial in Floyd death nears end

Former Officer Derek Chauvin’s trial in George Floyd’s death will be in a jury’s hands by early next week.

  Zack: A stormy end to a stormy week; changes this weekend

Storms are likely again on Friday as multiple rounds of wet weather are possible.