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45 years ago New Orleans was site of mass murder at gay club
“It was a slap in the face of all of the victims and their families,” said Jamie Warren, who lost a grandmother and two uncles in the fire.
Fire on barge carrying scrap cars near Huey P. Long bridge
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Man found dead in New Orleans East, police say
NEW ORLEANS -- Police are investigating a homicide Saturday morning where one man was found dead.Authorities said around 7 a.m., they received a call about a man being found unresponsive in the 4000 block of Read Boulevard.Police said after further investigation the incident was classified as a homi
St. James officials say now may be the time to build a 6-8 bed juvenile facility
Mark Anderson, owner of the RV park in Convent, said St. James Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested several juveniles, but Sheriff Willy Martin Jr. said when it came time to bring them to jail, deputies had to let the youths go home to their parents.
Homeless man gets comfy in house under construction, arrested
According to arrest records, on Friday, June 22, deputies were called to a residence on Greenwell Springs Road in reference to a suspicious incident.
NOPD investigating stabbing death in Lower Ninth Ward
New Orleans —Police are investigating a homicide after a man was stabbed multiple times in the Lower Ninth Ward Saturday.The New Orleans Police Department said a man was found lying in a grassy area near Law and Forstall streets. He was stabbed multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene.Adverti
Wisconsins Hornibrook wins competition at Manning camp
The Mannings (Archie, Eli and Peyton) have hosted the camp for more than 20 years. The Air It Out competition is held among the camp's counselors, who are made up of top college quarterbacks.
Baton Rouge man dies after speeding vehicle causes wreck with motorcycle on I-10
Stephen Blackwell, 27, was killed in the crash, which occurred about 3:30 p.m. near mile marker 217 on I-10 in St. Charles Parish.
50-pound shark caught in Des Allemands - St. Charles Herald Guide
No one really knows what lurks in the brackish, dark waters of Lac Des Allemands, but on Sunday a fisherman found something large, dangerous and unexpected on his trout lines.
Heat Advisory issued for New Orleans!
NEW ORLEANS-We have a heat advisory in effect this Sunday from 10AM to 6PM for the New Orleans area. The NWS says heat index values could reach up to 105-109 for up to 4 hours.The combination of the very hot temperatures and high humidity values could lead to heat exhaustion. Prolonged outdoor plans
Watch New Orleans’ Mayor LaToya Cantrell make a big SPLASH
NEW ORLEANS- Mayor LaToya Cantrell of New Orleans makes a big splash.Literally.The mayor jumps in the Pradat Pool at 7200 Dreaux Avenue in New Orleans.The mayor jumped in the pool for the city's Splash Day to kick off the summer swimming season. Pradat Pool is the sixteenth public pool to open.The
Report: Train collides with back of a 18-wheeler on Scenic Highway in Baton Rouge
An image of the scene showed the truck sitting partially across the tracks, with the front of the train appearring the be butted up against it. East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies were on scene, and neither the damage to the truck or the train appeared significant.
‘We did so much, so fast’: Michelle Obama opens library convention in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS —Former First Lady Michelle Obama is perhaps a little taken aback when people often ask her, “How’d you know what to do as first lady?”
Barge Hits Pier Outside New Orleans' Mardi Gras World
A barge struck a pier at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 7, where Mayor LaToya Cantrell was holding her Inauguration Ball.According to reports from WWLTV and The New Orleans Advocate, there were no injuries in the event, though several feet of wharf were knocked away.Mayor Cantrell
Three arrested in plot to set Houma homes on fire for insurance money, investigators say
Three people were arrested in connection with a plot to purposefully set fire to a Houma home to collect more than $160,000 in insurance money, officials said.
Lockport man gets death sentence in 2012 killings of mother, daughters
David Brown broke into the home of Jacqueline Nieves in 2012, stabbing and killing her, her 6-year-old daughter and her 20-month-old daughter.
Louisiana State Police trooper on administrate leave after arrest for alleged rape
"Immediately upon being notified of the serious allegations, the department placed him on administrative leave and recovered all State Police property," said Col. Kevin Reeves, State Police superintendent. "This is an independent criminal investigation by the New Orleans Police Department. We trust
Hollygrove residents furious over mile-long fence
Tammy EstwickReporterShow TranscriptNEW ORLEANS, LA —Hollygrove residents are furious over a iron fence with spikes on top that cuts them off from Airline Highway.They say no one told them about the fence or offered to give them another way to cross the roadway.
Two New Orleans men indicted in separate murders, one involving local rapper
Brad Smothers, 25, was indicted on a charge of second degree murder in the shooting death of Aaron Anderson, identified as a "budding" rapper under the name "Butta B" and "Butta Beezy," the DA's office said.
Kenner man accused of robbing another man at gunpoint
According to the Kenner Police Department, the crime happened in the 300 block of Furman Drive in Kenner on June 16. A 40-year-old man said he was robbed at gunpoint by a man he knew as “James.” The man said “James” approached him, pulled a handgun and demanded money.