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Harvey shooting victim says husband innocent of attempted murder

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Joseph Allen is accused of starting the gun battle that led to his wife's injury, authorities said.

Read the strategic plan for the Charity Hospital innovation district

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Officials unveiled the plan at an event on Monday afternoon.

Woman gets 16 years in St. Roch double shooting that left 1 dead

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Raekeda Wright pleaded guilty to manslaughter and agreed to testify against her co-defendant.

Predators are using Fortnite to lure kids. Cops say parents need to worry

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Authorities said they've arrested men seeking sex with minors through social media and messaging platforms - and now gaming apps

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Lacombe woman gets 30 years for killing 22-month foster child

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Trenique Faciane beat, shook and dropped child in a bathtub in 2015, authorities said.

Want to serve on east, west bank levee authority? Here's your chance

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Committee is trying to fill two upcoming vacancies on both the east and West Bank regional levee authorities


New Orleans City Council credit card spending may have broken law, audit finds

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Spending on gifts and celebratory functions may have violated state law, the auditor wrote.


North Shore church staffer fired for violating 'safe sanctuary' rules

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'Serious criminal allegations' have been made against Travis Bush in Mississippi, the church pastor said in an email.

In Thursday shooting at Central City home, NOPD seeks 'person of interest'

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NOPD said Rudolph Hayes is not "wanted" in connection to the shooting but might have information.


Mom asked girlfriend to burn 6-month-old baby, Natchitoches prosecutor says

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A judge ruled Friday that there's probable cause to charge Hanna Nicole Barker as a principal to murder in the death of 6-month-old Levi Cole Ellerbee.

Dallas police officer accused in neighbor's death fired

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The Dallas Police Department fired Officer Amber Guyger on Monday, weeks after she fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Jean inside his own apartment.


It's unclear whether Rod Rosenstein is resigning or being fired

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He has been overseeing the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller, who is looking into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign

NOPD seeks suspect in New Orleans East shooting

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RasDaniel Charles, 20, allegedly shot a 23-year-old man in the leg on Sunday (Sept. 23).


Florida deputy shoots wife, then himself in murder-suicide; 4 kids found safe: report

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The incident occurred in a home in Pasco County, Florida near Tampa.


Thunderstorms likely all week in New Orleans: Day-by-day forecast

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This week is expected to be a tiny bit cooler than last week.


Trump calls Kavanaugh sexual misconduct allegations 'totally political'

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The New Yorker published the account of a second woman who says Kavanaugh exposed himself to her while they were students at Yale.


Will Bill Cosby go to jail? His sentencing hearing begins Monday.

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He was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.


Man shot in Algiers on Sunday night, NOPD says

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The victim was shot multiple times, according to NOPD.

Bayou Blue woman accused of fatally stabbing boyfriend during argument

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Shanell Thompson stabbed her boyfriend in the chest, authorities said.


2nd woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct: report

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Lawyer Michael Avenatti said a third woman also has "credible information" regarding Kavenaugh.

Sunday, Sep 23

Man pointed gun at deputy who shot him in leg: JPSO

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Janarius Carey, 24, will be charged with attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault with a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm.

Tropical Storm Leslie forms in Atlantic, 12th of the season

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Leslie isn't expected to impact land, nor is it expected to linger for long.

Deadline nears for applications for Louisiana flooding aid

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The deadline to finish the application, with supporting documentation, is Oct. 1.

Powerball numbers: Are you the lucky winner of Saturday's $178 million jackpot?

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Check out the winning jackpot numbers in Saturday's Powerball lottery drawing.

Saturday, Sep 22

Bill Cosby to fight 'sexually violent predator' tag at sentencing

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Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday will begin with testimony about his sex offender evaluation and, presumably, a fierce debate over whether the 81-year-old actor should be branded a sexually violent predator.

New Orleans issues boil water advisory for Lower 9th Ward

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The boil water was issued after water pressed dropped during a power outage.

200 mph crash kills driver in NOLA Motorsports Park race

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Fatality reported at about 9:20 a.m. during 'controlled run'

46 citations issued in Marrero for high grass, weeds, other code violations

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13 vehicles tagged for towing, Jefferson Parish administration says

Friday, Sep 21

'We search for the truth,' new U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser says at New Orleans investiture

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30-year Justice veteran swears oath before who's who of judges, attorneys, law enforcers

Pat Gallagher opening restaurant in Slidell's Olde Towne

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Gallagher's Restaurant on Front Street will be the owner/chef's third St. Tammany Parish dining spot.

Franklinton man charged with raping 6-year-old

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Wayne Howard Conley Jr., 28, was indicted on Wednesday (Sept. 19).

Levee authority delays drainage transfer to St. Bernard until April

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Delay on turning drainage over to St. Bernard on Jan. 1 is contingent on negotiations, and parish halting five lawsuits against levee authority.

Thursday, Sep 20

Man shot in back in Algiers, 3rd shooting in area this week

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Police have not said the shootings are connected.

Powerball numbers: Did you win Wednesday's $161.4 million lottery jackpot?

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Here are the winning numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing.

John Bel Edwards' top priority? Giving teachers a raise

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Edwards has proposed a $1,000 annual increase for teachers.

New Orleans short-term rental hosts, platforms react to proposed regulations

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A key defender of short-term rentals says he's trying to keep operators focused on a compromise.