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  Martin Luther King Day reminds people in New Orleans to dream

People in New Orleans honored civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday’s holiday.

JPSO investigating death of 16-year-old while in custody

Barefootin’ singer Robert Parker passes away

  Fans celebrate the LSU Tigers with a ceremony fit for champions

NOPD reports traffic fatality near Dillard University

Coast Guard airlifts man shot while duck hunting near Lake Borgne

SBSO investigating fatal shooting in Violet, person of interest sought

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  Cyber security investments are a priority for the city and state

Morial Convention Center victim of latest ransomware attack

  Fans react to LSU football team welcomed into White House

  Local Tiger parents beam after White House ceremony

  Victim: “I absolutely expected it to happen to me at some point,” at vehicle broken into

  Oyster fisherman sue feds over opening of Bonnet Carre Spillway

Former JPSO deputy arrested for possession of child pornography

The Louisiana Attorney General’s Office says a former Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Deputy has been arrested for possession of child pornography.

Two St. Bernard Parish corrections officers plead guilty in connection with 2014 inmate death

Nimali Henry died on April 1, 2014 from a rare blood disorder after the St. Bernard Parish Prison failed to give her treatment during the 10 days she was incarcerated there.

  Juvenile suspects in carjacking case appear in court

A woman who jumped on the hood of her vehicle to try to stop three alleged carjackers took the stand Thursday to face the teenaged attackers.

  Jazz Fest line up announced: Headliners include The Who, Lizzo, Stevie Nicks and more

2020 Jazz Fest lineup released, will include tributes to Art Neville and Dr. John.

  Mayor Cantrell discusses recent trip to West Africa

  New Orleans Council orders study on regulating business outdoor music

  NOPD issues arrest warrant for Odell Beckham, Jr.

  Residents hopeful for Mirabeau Water Garden project promises

  Former Saints player Steve Gleason gets Congress’ highest award

  Surveillance video captures Metairie car burglaries

  Dome renovations begin with field removal

Now that the National Championship game is history, preliminary work for a $450 million Superdome transformation begins.

  City of New Orleans says it will take months to recover from recent cyber attack

The City of New Orleans says the recent cyber attack on its networks had a more than seven million dollar impact, a number Mayor Latoya Cantrell says continues to grow.

Woman injured in Tchoupitoulas St. shooting

The shooting was reported around 11:40 p.m.

  Tigerland Band alums take to the streets for a National Championship reunion

Tigerland Band alumni packed Gravier Street Sunday afternoon.

Amite Mayor Buddy Bel passes away

His death was confirmed by Amite’s fire chief Bruce Cutrer.

Raising Cane’s customers caught on camera snatching Coach O cutouts

Graves posted several videos to his personal twitter accounts showing the alleged thefts.

Husband killed, wife arrested after alleged home invasion in Livingston Parish

A husband and wife attempted to force their way into a Livingston Parish home before the husband was shot by the homeowner, investigators from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

  St. Roch business owner worries about growing leak

A St. Roch business owner is convinced a growing leak in his neighborhood could have a real impact on his bottom line.

  LSU fans cheer on the team as they arrive in New Orleans

Both the LSU and Clemson tigers arrived in town ahead of Monday’s championship game, and their fans are here to offer all the support they can.

Two separate shootings leave three people injured

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating two separate shootings Friday night that has left three people injured.

Longtime LSU fan hasn’t missed a game in more than 50 years

Loyalty goes a long way with LSU fans. Especially for one who may have the longest running streak in Tiger history.

  RV park sold out months before National Championship

One RV park near the French Quarter has been sold out for months.

  College football championship game benefits hotels and short-term rental properties

Monday's national championship game between LSU and Clemson is benefiting hotels in the city, Jefferson Parish and short-term rental properties.

  Lakeview frustrations grow over juvenile crime with a planned protest on City Hall Steps

Juvenile Court Judges hope a new policy change will allow them to intervene in a juvenile’s life before they become a repeat offender.

  New Orleans gets special security clearance in advance of Trump visit

Homeland Security is raising the security level of CFP game, as President Trump commits to visit.

NOPD investigating fatal hit and run crash in Mid-City

Police were called to the intersection of Canal Street and North Rendon just after 7 p.m. for a traffic fatality.

  GNO Inc. works to increase economic development this year and over the new decade

The economic development entity, GNO Inc., prepares to release its strategic plan for the new decade.

Local rapper 5th Ward Weebie passes away after brief illness

The artist, whose birth name is Jerome Casey, was 42-years-old.

  Security tightening in French Quarter in advance of LSU-Clemson

Security is already tight in the French Quarter where preparations are well underway for three days worth of events associated with the College Football Championship game set for Monday night.

  Air of Uncertainty: New air monitoring technology to be installed

Concerned Citizens of St. John Parish have flown to Japan, staged marches across Baton Rouge and other protests against what they believe is killing them: the chloroprene emissions put out by the nearby Denka-Dupont rubber plant.

  Residents voice opinions on proposed Fontainebleau State Park development

Those who packed the community center were outspoken about their proposition.

  National Championship, Carnival season brings worry about spread of flu

Doctors say that many people coming together could also make Louisiana even more vulnerable to a second peak in what has already been an early and bad flu season here.

  Plans for demolition of buildings by Hard Rock site postponed

The city approves Hard Rock developers' request to delay demolition of businesses near Hard Rock site.

  Cynthia Lee Sheng makes history as she takes over as Jefferson Parish president

Jefferson Parish's top elected officials were inaugurated at the parish's performing arts center Metairie, La.

  Saints fans react to Wild Card playoff loss against Vikings

For Who Dats, there was shock, disappointment and a little dread facing the rest of the post-season without the black and gold.

Inmate dies after fight at Angola; investigation launched

Investigators are looking into an incident involving Gary Francois, 30, an inmate at Louisiana State Penitentiary who reportedly engaged in a fight with another inmate who later died.

One injured in Algiers shooting

Police reported the shooting around 11:15 p.m.

  Bail bonds agents fear how long court clerks furlough will last

Sitting right across the street from the Orleans criminal courthouse, Steve’s Bail Bonds make it easy for family members to help post bail. However, manager Amber Dennis says it’s been unusually quiet.

Man shot near Pontchartrain Park

Police say a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the 4000 block of Prentiss Avenue.

NOPD investigating France St. homicide

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in the St. Claude neighborhood Saturday afternoon.

NOPD investigating double homicide in Pontchartrain Park

Police reported the shooting around 8:15 a.m.

Singer Robin Thicke announced as Bacchus LII

Thicke will reign as Bacchus 32 years after his father, the late actor Alan Thicke, who served as Bacchus XX in 1988.

  Following the Sugar Bowl, the Superdome prepares for two more high-profile games

If you’re a football fan in New Orleans, there’s really not a better slate of games you’ll find to kick off 2020.

JPSO: Elderly man dies from injuries suffered in altercation, death ruled homicide

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says an elderly man has died from injuries she sustained in an altercation Tuesday.

Suspect arrested after breaking into home, forcing victim to drive to ATM

New Orleans Police arrested a man early Thursday morning after they say he forced his way into the home of an elderly man and robbed him.

STPSO: Slidell man arrested after shooting boyfriend during argument

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Deputies received a call from a local hospital just after 2 a.m. Thursday morning stating that a man was dropped off at the emergency room with a gunshot wound to his chest.

  Locals react to Trump’s plan to pull flavored vaping products from the market

Local users and sellers of vaping products react to the president's plan to pull flavored products from the market.

NOPD sees drop in number of murders for third straight year

New Orleans experienced 119 murders in 2019 compared to 146 murder in 2018.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate Leah Chase’s birthday

The event will be held on January 6, on what would have been her 97th birthday, at her restaurant Dooky Chase.

  Georgia and Baylor fans eagerly await tonight’s Sugar Bowl matchup

The Sugar Bowl gets underway Wednesday night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Pedestrian killed in Slidell car crash identified

Slidell Police reported the crash around 6 p.m.

Man found shot to death in shopping mall parking lot

New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting on Almonaster Avenue that left a man dead Sunday evening.

  NTSB begins investigation into fatal Lafayette plane crash

National Transportation Safety Board investigators have begun the lengthy process of determining what led to a fatal plane crash in Lafayette.

  LSU fans look ahead to National Championship game

After last night’s historic win for the LSU Tigers, all eyes now focus on New Orleans which will be the home of the National Title game.

WDSU, sports world mourns reporter Carley McCord

McCord was one of six people on a plane that crashed in Lafayette Saturday morning.

SBSO searching for person of interest in bakery armed robbery

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a person of interest in an armed robbery in Violet Friday.

  Lakeview residents frustrated after waking up to more vehicle break-ins

Another string of vehicle break-ins in the Lakeview area continues to frustrate residents.

  Video shows pregnant woman running after carjacking suspect in Chalmette

Deputies are searching for 18-year-old Dedric Hurst of Chalmette.

Three boys arrested in connection with Christmas Eve and Christmas Day robberies

NOPD says the three boys are ages 10, 11 and 12.

Woman found stabbed multiple times at Houma hotel, suspect arrested

Investigators learned from witnesses that a person was heard screaming for help inside of the victim’s hotel room.

TPSO: Altercation at Southland Mall leads to Houma double shooting

The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call from a local hospital around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday stating that they were treating two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

  Man shot to death, partner arrested in Madisonville homicide

St. Tammany police officers are investigating a Madisonville homicide that occurred after a fight between two people.

Travelers brace themselves for one of the worst travel days of the year

According to Airlines for America, 2.9 million travelers are expected to fly on Thursday and Friday.

Man injured in Robert St. shooting

Police responded to the shooting just before midnight in the 2000 block of Robert Street.

  St. John Parish residents optimistic about proposed buyout of Bayou Steel

The Liberty Group puts in a bid for Laplace based Bayou Steel shuttered since September

Man shot near Marigny St. and N. Prieur St.

New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured Sunday.

  Despite soggy Saturday, shoppers head out for last minute gift shopping

With a dreary Saturday on deck for most of the area, many families decided to get out anyway and get their last-minute shopping done.

Shelby Latino welcomes baby girl #2

Meteorologist Shelby Latino welcomed her second baby girl into the world Friday night.