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Woman sues Sam's Club following fall on its premises

GRETNA – A woman is seeking damages for a slip and fall in a Sam's Club. Kutina Brooks filed a complaint on Dec. 18 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Sam's East Inc., dba Sam's Club.


15 New Orleans Saints-themed cocktails to boost any playoff party

Scott "Sparky" Sparks, center in white hat, hosts a big tailgate party before the Saints host the Patriots at the Premium Parking lot on Poydras and Claiborne near the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)


Man pleads guilty in restaurant robbery that killed woman

KENNER, La. (AP) - A Louisiana man is heading to prison after a judge sentenced him to 89 years behind bars for his role in a violent restaurant robbery that killed a 21-year-old woman.


Which team will win the NFC Championship: Rams or Saints?

The NFC Championship is set and two teams will battle it out for a spot in the Super Bowl. The Los Angeles Rams rode a hot running game to a Divisional Round win against the Dallas Cowboys and have revenge on their minds. Still, the New Orleans Saints are the top seed in the conference and flexed th


Shutdown May Hurt Hurricane Forecasts

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Once the government shutdown ends there will be a lot of catching up to do in many departments. Fox 8 finds out that while day to day forecasting goes uninterrupted the time loss will never be regained by those that help keep us safe during hurricane season.


Happy 40th, Drew Brees

Half of the quarterbacks playing in the championship round will be on the wrong side of 40. Joining Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the Fifth Decade Club is Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who turns 40 today. Brady, 41, will face the Chiefs immediately after Brees tries to outscore the Rams.


Remember when they were the New Orleans 'Aints?

NEW ORLEANS — Kids these days don't quite remember the Saints leaner years. In fact, a whole generation has grown up watching Drew Brees win the Super Bowl and become one of the best quarterbacks of all time.


Is your catch basin clean? New Orleans launches new tracking map

Curious if your catch basin has been cleaned? There’s a map for that. On Tuesday (Jan. 15), New Orleans officials announced the city has a new map on its website that tracks inspected catch basins and whether they have been cleaned. The map marks the most publicly visible platform for tracking progr


Smiley: 'They're playing our song!'

Le shoot-em-up Harry Clark, of Lafayette, also had an "innocents abroad" moment in France:. "I was about three months into my first Mediterranean cruise in the late '50s, and a little homesick. We put into Cannes, France, for a port visit, and a shipmate and I were exploring the town.


Frigid weather expected in New Orleans on NFC championship weekend

Plan to bundle up while you tailgate before the Saints appear in the NFC Championship game this weekend because it’s going to be frigid in New Orleans, according to a forecast issued Tuesday (Jan. 15) by the National Weather Service. An arctic airmass is supposed to drop temperatures about 30 degree


Cold blast expected this weekend

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A slow warm-up will begin on Wednesday and last all the way into Saturday. The work week looks dry to mostly dry with just a few spotty showers possible on Thursday and Friday. Temperatures may get as warm as the 70s by Friday.


These 5 Nature Preserves Near New Orleans Will Spoil You For Life

One of the best things about New Orleans is that you have the best of both worlds. When you need an escape from city life, there are endless options for immersing yourself in a more natural setting. The next time you’re seeking an outdoor adventure, consider a road trip to one of these nature preser


Many local convictions including the Amite victim in cage case

Three of the five co-defendants in a cruelty case that garnered nationwide attention pleaded no contest on Monday before a 21st Judicial District Court Judge in Amite. Taylor Knope, 20, of New Orleans; Bridget Lambert, 21, of Hammond; and Jody Lambert, 23, of Amite all pleaded no contest to cruelty


Baton Rouge teen performs national anthem before Trump's speech in New Orleans

Baton Rouge teen James Linden Hogg performed the national anthem at the American Farm Bureau's 100th annual convention on Monday at the Morial Convention Center before President Donald Trump's speech.


See TSA wait times for the New Orleans airport

Max wait times at the New Orleans airport remain below 25 minutes for both the regular and PreCheck security lines even as the federal government shutdown drags on. On Monday (Jan. 14), the maximum wait time for travelers going through security at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to


Furniture Mart moving into old Brown's Furniture on Johnston Street

New Orleans-based Furniture Mart will open its 10th location in the old Brown's Furniture location, 3330 Johnston St., on Feb. 23. The furniture store that sells bedroom and living room sets, mattresses and home decor started over 20 years ago on the west bank in New Orleans and has been expanding o


Selma to Central City: Tracing the steps of MLK in New Orleans

“We are not in some far away and distant place. We are at the place where it started.” As New Orleanians, I think it’s common for us to think of Martin Luther King Jr. as a national hero, working in far-off and distant cities. His message and his accomplishments no doubt shaped us and our hometown,


Government shutdown may slow flow of Louisiana beer

LAFAYETTE, La. — Louisiana breweries might have fewer seasonal offerings this spring because of the partial shutdown of the federal government. The agency responsible for approving licenses for new breweries and new labels for beer distributed out of state — the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bur


Trial begins for former Lafourche councilman

Testimony began today in the trial of a former Lafourche Parish councilman accused of stealing more than $20,000 in Section 8 housing money. Michael F. Delatte Sr., 62, was indicted June 1, 2017, on one count of felony theft, prosecutors said.


The Saints have a new anthem. For Choppa, it's a whole new world

Choppa does not have his cowbell. This is a problem, because like all of us, Choppa has his game day traditions. But, about five weeks ago, all of Choppa’s plans went right out the Sprinter van window.