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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.
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.
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
Love Letters at Hide-A-Way - Picayune Item
“Andrew Makepeace Ladd III accepts with pleasure the kind invitation of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Channing Gardner for a birthday party in honor of their daughter Melissa on April 19, 1937 at half-past 3 o’clock,” Joe Senseney said as he recited the first line of A.R. gurney’s play “Love Letters” during
Storm shelters in Pearl River County - Picayune Item
Three emergency storm shelters are available for Pearl River County residents who need a safe place to ride out a major hurricane.Emergency Management Agency Director Danny Manley said there are three emergency shelters spread across the county, one in Picayune at 501 Laurel St. on Picayune Memorial
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.
Boil water notice issued - Picayune Item
Morris said the previous boil water notice issued earlier in June for 110 customers on Highway 43, Cooper Road, Medical Plaza Boulevard, Teddy Lane, Mamie Circle, Crestwood Drive, Ridgewood Lane, Sheppard Boulevard and Waynewood Drive was lifted a few days after it was issued.
Debit cards hacked in Picayune - Picayune Item
The Picayune Police Department is currently investigating a rash of debit and credit card hacks in Picayune.According to Assistant Police Chief Jeremy Magri, the Picayune Police Department received several complaints Monday and Tuesday from victims stating that their debit cards had been compromised
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
Train service just isn't arriving at the right time for Coast
This particular iteration of proposedpassenger serviceis not the big idea that will propel Coast tourism to the next level.There are just too many questions about the plan, questions that arrived at the 11th hour with backers up against a deadline to apply for a grant. That is not a recipe for good
STPSO: Slidell-area couple arrested after drugs, paraphernalia, dogfighting pit bulls found at home
Cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and 15 dogs suspected of being used for dogfighting were seized this week from a Slidell-area home, officials said.
NTSB launches probe into fatal Diamondhead plane crash
“I’m here to collect the facts and circumstances,” he said. “I’m an investigator, I collect these items and the evidence. I will petition experts both inside and outside the government to assist me in assembling the evidence.”
UPDATE: Pilot dead after plane crash at Diamondhead
Early Friday morning, a Cessna 172 plane crashed on I-10 near mile marker 16, west of the Diamondhead exit.
Man arrested after family spat causes fatal pileup: cops
The Sun Herald of Biloxi quotesDiamondhead police Capt. John Luther as saying Johnson’s family was traveling in several vehicles from Gulfport to Louisiana when Johnson slammed on his brakes in front of a relative’s car, causing other vehicles behind the family procession to crash. A woman riding a
Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Young Ready - XXL
2015: Revered rapper,Young Ready, born Shannen Hudson, was fatally shot in Bogalusa, La. on a Tuesday afternoon. According to multiple reports out of Louisiana, the burgeoning Bow Entertainment owner was killed alongside 28-year-old Jare Stevenson in the city limits, about 100 miles east of their na
Woman killed and two seriously injured in Picayune crash, Pearl River County officials say
Terrie Jean Couch, 57, died at the scene of the crash at 817 Caesar Road, Coroner Derek Turnage told the Sun Herald.
Pilot killed when small plane crashes in south Mississippi
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One person confirmed dead in Hancock County plane crash
One person died in the crash of a small airplane near Diamondhead Airport on Friday morning, officials say.Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam said the plane, believed to be a Cessna, crashed shortly after takeoff shortly after 7 a.m.He said the pilot, who has not yet been identified, died in the cras
New details revealed in murder at West Pearl River sandbar
Blaine Manale, one of two people accused of murdering a man on a West Pearl River sandbar on June 9, was in court Thursday afternoon asking Judge August Hand for a lower bond.
Small plane engulfed in flames after crash near Diamondhead Airport
DIAMONDHEAD, MS –A small plane has crashed near the Diamondhead airport.The single-engine airplane went down in a wooded area just after 7 a.m., according toWLOXin Biloxi.The plane went down north of I-10 and burst into flames upon impact.Rescue crews are on the scene.There have been no reports of t