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VIDEO: Exotic cat captured in Metairie, injures Rainbow the chicken

Kaila Miller Cureau said she discovered chicken, Rainbow, inside the beast’s mouth outside of her Metairie home on York St. early Monday morning.


New Orleans police seeking 3 men who yelled racial slurs, beat man with brass knuckles

New Orleans Police are searching for three men who allegedly yelled racial slurs at a man and then beat him with brass knuckles on Sunday. Authorities released the images of two of the men, as well as four persons of interest, on Tuesday.


Person of Interest sought in 2016 killing of Tulane graduate

NEW ORLEANS - Crimestoppers has a reward of $27,000 in the nearly two-and-a-half-year-old killing of Thomas Rolfes, a 25-year-old Tulane graduate who was in town with his fiancée to finalize plans for their upcoming nuptials.


Man robbed at gunpoint in his driveway, New Orleans police say

The victim advised the suspect that he didn't have anything, police said, and the robber pulled out a gun and demanded his keys.


Disabled voters can't access New Orleans polling site, officials say; school kept lot closed

The polling site, the former McDonogh No. 28 Elementary School on Esplanade Avenue, had opened its parking lot to those voters for years, long before the current charter school operator, Foundation Preparatory Charter School, moved in this summer.


VIDEO: Exotic pet on the loose in Metairie, injures Rainbow the chicken

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Jefferson Parish animal shelter is searching for an exotic pet that escaped and badly injured a pet chicken, according to the pet's owner. Animal shelter director Robin Beaulieu told Nola.com | The Times-Picayune that the animal is possibly an African serval cat based on vid


St. Rita school employee accused of sexual misconduct with juvenile student, police say

Kerner M. Schaubhut, 46, was arrested on one count each of indecent behavior with a juvenile, prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student and molestation of a juvenile.


2 people, including 95-year-old woman, found dead inside Gentilly home

Neighbors requested a wellness check on the house. Authorities received no response when they knocked on the front door, but the back door was open. The elderly woman was found unresponsive in the bedroom and the man was found unresponsive in a recliner. Both were pronounced dead at the scene, polic


No election day voting sticker? Louisiana Secretary of State blames budget

Buy NowStickers await voters as they cast their ballot on the last day for early voting, Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at the State Archives in Baton Rouge, La.Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK


Video released of women NOPD says robbed men on Bourbon Street

The robbery, which occurred about 5:30 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Bourbon, was reported to police about 10:40 a.m. that day, NOPD spokesman Aaron Looney said.


Arrest made in connection with Crowley fatal shooting

On October 28, 2018, at approximately 5:15 P.M. the Crowley Police Department responded to the 700 block of Leslie Amos Dr. in reference to the victim, later identified as Brydon Gray being shot multiple times and was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. When interviewing multiple eye witness