Friday, Nov 30


Sophie B. Wright 89, Riverside 79: Rhode Island signee Gregory Hammond scores 24

Wright advances to semifinals of Sophie B. Wright Tournament of Champions


7 takeaways from the Saints' 13-10 loss to the Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys snapped the New Orleans Saints' 10-game winning streak by holding them to their lowest offensive output of the season in a 13-10 victory at AT&T Stadium on Thursday night (Nov. 29). The loss dropped…

Thursday, Nov 29


Man confessed to 90 killings in effort to move prisons: FBI

DALLAS — A 78-year-old inmate who says he killed about 90 people as he moved around the country for nearly four decades offered his confessions as a bargaining chip to be moved from a California prison, authorities say. The FBI said in a…


Murder indictment for man accused in Gretna baby's beating death

A Jefferson Parish grand jury on Thursday (Nov. 29) handed up an indictment charging a Gretna man with the beating death of his girlfriend's 11-month-old son, according to court records. Fernando Darocha, 29, was charged with second-degree…


Kenner dad with fake explosives held toddler daughter at knifepoint: police


Nicholas Boone, 31, of Kenner, was booked with two counts of attempted first-degree murder and other charges after authorities say he held his 1-year-old daughter at knifepoint. Comment. By Michelle Hunter, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune.

Mixing beats, writing lyrics gives Orleans Justice Center inmates a healthy outlet


Gary Delton's fingers curled around the metal lattice on top of the large glass windows of the Orleans Justice Center. From the fourth floor, he pressed his head close to the bars, watching the city below him. The white concrete walls of…


Drew Brees named NFC Offensive Player of the Month

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) calls a play out to New Orleans Saints Tommylee Lewis the the second quarter against the Atlanta Falcons during the game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. Thursday, Nov. 22,…


Let's put that giant cow winning the internet in perspective

In this image made from video taken Nov. 15, 2018, Knickers the steer, center back, is in paddock with cow herd in Lake Preston, Australia. (Channel 7's Today Tonight via AP). Comment. By The Washington Post. This week, a Holstein by the…


Her father made dynamite; naturally, she was a firecracker

Part of a New Orleans tricentennial series on the people and events that connect and inspire us.


12-year-old accused in robbery, attempted robbery at knifepoint outside Crowder Boulevard dollar store: NOPD


The boy was booked into the Orleans Parish juvenile jail with one count of attempted armed robbery and one count of armed robbery in connection with crimes reported Sunday (Nov. 25, 2018) and Tuesday at a Family Dollar store in the 5500…

Stormy Daniels: Michael Avenatti filed defamation suit, launched crowdfunding campaign without permission

"I haven't decided yet what to do about legal representation moving forward," Daniels said in a statement.


4-star 2020 quarterback Max Johnson commits to LSU

LSU needed to rebuild its depth at quarterback after two transferred this fall, and LSU just added a high-profile one to the mix. Four-star 2020 quarterback Max Johnson committed to LSU on Wednesday (Nov. 28) via Twitter. The Georgia…

Wednesday, Nov 28


Coroner's office identifies 2 men killed in separate Marrero shootings

The Jefferson Parish coroner's office identified the two men shot and killed in two separate Marrero shootings Tuesday (Nov. 27) as Terrill Scott, 44, and Eric Harris, 22. ( Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ). Comment. By…

Getting medical marijuana in Michigan will be as easy as ordering a pizza

Licensed provisioning centers can deliver medical marijuana to patient's homes.


FDA approves 'precision medicine' drug for different cancers with same mutation

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a drug for a wide range of cancers based on a shared mutation, rather than the tumors' locations - an advance for the sometimes controversial field of "precision medicine." shutterstock.…


Live audio broadcast: Karr-Neville in semifinals along with live playoff updates

Jim Derry, Nick Saltaformaggio, Jim Rapier and Mike Prange will follow the action from Behrman and around the state

'Voodoo City,' Episode 8: Running with the rougarou

Deep in the Louisiana swamp, when the sun goes down, a legend emerges.


Toddler wandered in street while dad was passed out: Slidell police

A 2-year-old child was found wandering in a street in Slidell on Tuesday night while the father was passed out in a hotel room with cocaine, police said Wednesday (Nov. 28). Nathaniel Burnette, 42, of Pearl River, was arrested on child…


First-and-10: Saints offensive line proving to be better than Cowboys

Offensive linemen typically don't get the credit they deserve. The primary reason, I think, is that it's hard for casual fans to understand the intricacies of what the linemen do each play. I also think the popularity of fantasy football…


The tiny giant who never stopped fighting for others

Part of a New Orleans tricentennial series on the people and events that connect and inspire us.


Pedestrian critically injured in crash near South Broad and Washington avenues: NOPD


A car struck a 57-year-old pedestrian, critically injuring him, near South Broad and Washington avenues Tuesday night (Nov. 27), according to New Orleans police. The crash occurred just before 9:30 p.m., as the driver of a Hyundai Santa Fe…


Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Tuesday's $172 million lottery jackpot?

Here are the winning numbers in Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery drawing.


Mississippi Senate runoff: GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith keeps her seat after divisive election

The contest caps a campaign season that exposed persistent racial divisions in America -- and the willingness of some political candidates to exploit them to win elections.


Climate report: Louisiana, Southeast at exceptional risk through end of century

Cars plow down Orleans Avenue at as the streets flood during an extreme rainfall event in New Orleans on Saturday, August 5, 2017. While major problems with Sewerage & Water Board pump stations and power supply exacerbated the flooding,…

Tuesday, Nov 27


On Clearview Parkway, 2 of 3 northbound lanes to close at West Napoleon Avenue


Two of three northbound lanes on Clearview Parkway will be closed Wednesday night (Nov. 28) at West Napoleon Avenue in Metairie while a broken water main is repaired. The closure begins at 9 p.m. and ends at 6 a.m. Thursday , according to…


Who can laugh at Kenner when Captain Klean stands guard?


Kenner's new mascot, Captain Klean, poses for pictures at the City Council meeting Nov. 16, 2018, with Mayor Ben Zahn, left, and council President Mike Sigur. (Image from city of Kenner video.) Comment. By Jarvis DeBerry, columnist ·…


Saints favored by more than a touchdown in matchup at Dallas Cowboys

The New Orleans Saints are currently riding a 10-game win-streak after a dominant win against the Atlanta Falcons. They'll look to push that streak to 11 when they head to AT&T Stadium on Thursday (Nov. 27) to face the Dallas Cowboys. The…


3 US soldiers killed in Afghanistan after roadside bomb destroys tank

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with coalition forces at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, July 9, 2018. (Andrew Harnik/Pool via The New York Times) ( ANDREW HARNIK ). Comment. By The Associated Press. KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb…


The former slave who became a queen of Creole cuisine

Part of a New Orleans tricentennial series on the people and events that connect and inspire us.


Alvin Gentry laments miscues as Pelicans fall below .500

For New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry, Monday night's (Nov. 26) 124-107 loss to the Boston Celtics came down to three simple stats. The first was points off turnovers. The Pelicans turned the ball 22 times – tying a season high – and…