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Wintry weather hits New Orleans: live updates

An Arctic air mass moved into New Orleans Tuesday night (Jan. 16), bringing rapidly dropping temperatures and the threat of icy roadways, as well as hope for snow. See below for live updates on the effects of the "wintry mix" in New Orleans and other parts of South Louisiana. 8:45 p.m. St. Charles P

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 01:44:00

All Wednesday morning flights out of and into New Orleans are canceled

Runways at the New Orleans airport were closed Wednesday morning (Jan. 17) as a frigid arctic blast caused icing across the region. All incoming and outgoing flights, more than 100 overall, already have been canceled. A total of 62 flights scheduled to depart from Louis Armstrong International Airpo

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 14:33:37

Snow, ice possible Tuesday night in New Orleans metro; hard freeze warning issued

Snow, ice and a "wintry mix" of precipitation are expected Tuesday night (Jan. 16) in the New Orleans metro area as an arctic airmass moves through the region, forecasters with the National Weather Service said. Hard freeze warnings have been issued for both sides of the lake, and forecasters warned

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List of New Orleans-area schools closed Thursday amid frigid temperatures

Several school districts in Louisiana have decided to cancel classes Thursday (Jan. 18) because of the ongoing threat of freezing temperatures that have brought snow and ice into the region. Here's the list that will be updated throughout Wednesday evening. Orleans Parish School Board and Recovery S

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 21:12:13

New Orleans freezes: What to know Wednesday

As southeastern Louisiana slept Tuesday night (Jan. 16), a cold front of arctic air came blasting into the area, complete with icy rain and freezing temperatures. By the time residents and visitors woke up Wednesday, much of the New Orleans metro area was shut down as schools, public buildings and m

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 15:36:48

Water main breaks and road collapses in New Orleans East

Sewerage & Water Board emergency crews were responding Tuesday morning, (Jan. 16) to a 12-inch water main break in New Orleans East at the intersection of Morrison Road and Cove Drive, a spokesman said. The break caused a portion of pavement on Morrison to collapse, closing the eastbound lanes. Resi

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New Orleans murder case ends with 10-year sentence

Oscar Palma, 23, pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in connection with a double shooting on Tuesday.OPSO A Metairie man avoided trial on murder by pleading guilty to a reduced charge in exchange for a 10-year sentence on Tuesday. Oscar Palma, 23, was charged with murder and attempted murder in

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-16 20:58:00

Freezing weather shutters some New Orleans restaurants

Antoine's Restaurant and Bayona in the French Quarter decided to skip lunch on Wednesday (Jan. 17) and Mandina's in Mid-City and Brigtsen's in the Riverbend and Gabrielle in the Seventh Ward are closed for the day due to the freezing temperatures, which closed schools and some roads as well. Keep in

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 16:42:09

Roseville, Stillwater nursing homes cited in separate resident deaths

One nursing home resident died after becoming trapped between a mattress and the bed's grab bar. A resident of a different nursing home died after a staff member failed to follow the physician's orders for care. In both cases last year, allegations of neglect by the east metro nursing homes were sub

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-17 13:25:51

5 Twin Cities restaurant openings and closings you should know about

St. Paul restaurateur Tim Niver and his Saint Dinette crew are headed across the river to open a new deli and bar. Niver's newest project, an unnamed deli and cocktail bar in the former Tinto (901 W. Lake St., Mpls.), will sport house-made Montreal-style bagels, lox, pastrami and dumplings, as well

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 22:08:00

Centuria Police posts photos on Facebook to catch would-be thieves

CENTURIA - In the afternoon hours of Friday, Jan. 12, in the village of Centuria, officers located some clothing items in the driveway of a residence. The department posted photos and information on Facebook as follows: "We are asking for your help in locating the owner or owners of the clothes so w

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2018-01-17 10:30:22

STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/31/18, 4 pm; St. Croix Self Service Storage

(Pub. Jan. 18 - Final Jan. 25, 2018) STORAGE SALE NOTICE St Croix Self Service Storage 239 Monroe Street N Hudson, WI 54016 715-386-5530 St. Croix Self Service Storage will hold a public sale of the following self storage units on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 4:00 pm at the storage units on

HUDSON STAR-OBSERVER - 2018-01-17 20:12:00

Hudson man charged after gun-related incident

A Hudson business owner accused of putting a gun to his estranged wife's head was arrested Thursday after an extensive search that prompted security measures at two schools. The St. Croix County Sheriff's Office said the man, 45-year-old Robert D. Cook, was arrested at 3:40 p.m. Jan. 4 without incid

HUDSON STAR-OBSERVER - 2018-01-17 19:10:21

What's more Minnesotan than throwing a Super Bowl party on a frozen lake?

Let Minneapolis have its fancy Super Bowl parties with Jimmy Fallon, Snoop Dogg and Justin Timberlake. Otter Tail County is going old school. Out in west-central Minnesota, they're throwing what's being billed as the world's largest Super Bowl party on ice. Pelican Bay on Otter Tail Lake will be t

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 11:31:00

Minnesota Weather: Snowstorm Likely To Impact Monday Commute

There is a good chance for a winter storm Sunday and Monday in the Twin Cities, with several inches of accumulation possible. However, forecasters say it's too early to say exactly how much snow will fall. AccuWeather reports that possible snow will start Sunday and continue through Monday morning.

PATCH - 2018-01-17 14:45:01

NR Community Chorus looking for members

No auditions are required, but previous choral singing experience is a plus. The chorus is sponsored through New Richmond Community Education, with support from the New Richmond Fine Arts Council. Participants should not be absent more than two rehearsals in preparation for the concert. Cost is $25

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2018-01-18 11:00:01

State correction officer suspended for beating inmate locked up for killing two NYPD cops in 1971

A state corrections officer has been suspended for beating a 70-year-old cop killer who's been behind bars for more than three decades, the Daily News has learned. Corrections Officer Jeremy Saunders, who worked at the Great Meadow Correctional Facility, is accused - along with two other guards -

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 10:00:00

Alert Resident Helps Clark Police Nab Alleged Home Burglar

CLARK, NJ - An alert citizen helped Clark Police arrest an alleged home burglar on Wednesday afternoon. A resident reported at 1 p.m. a suspicious blue BMW SUV in the area of Orchard Terrace and Hawthorne Drive. Clark Police reported locating the parked SUV and then shortly afterwards locating Khiry

PATCH - 2018-01-17 21:29:25

Feds: Drug crew sold, stashed heroin and fentanyl on Staten Island - even after member OD'd

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Several members of an alleged Albanian drug gang peddled heroin and fentanyl stamped with "Pray for death" throughout the area, including on the borough, federal authorities allege. Medin (Dino) Kosic, 30, of West Brighton, was the alleged crew leader who obtained the narcotic

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 21:26:58

Clark Police Make Arrest in Home Burglary on Wednesday

CLARK, NJ - Clark Police arrested a suspect in connection with a residential burglary on Wednesday afternoon. According to Police Chief Pedro Matos, police responded to a call from an alert resident in the area of Orchard Terrace and Hawthorne Drive around 1 p.m. The resident reported seeing a suspi

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-17 21:26:00