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  • In The Line of Duty: New Orleans police officer shot and killed while on patrol

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early Friday, ambushed while getting out of a patrol car to investigate something which had aroused suspicions on the city’s east side, police said. The accused shooter, a man believed to be 30 years old, was also...
  • Saints trade RB Adrian Peterson to Cardinals

    Salvaging a potential free agency disaster, the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday traded future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals, the team announced. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport added that the Cardinals are sending back a conditional late-round pick. “I’m so ecstatic,” Peterson texted...
  • Church asking Greater New Orleans residents to donate to Harvey victims

    METAIRIE- In front of St. Catherine of Siena Church in Metairie, supplies for Tropical Storm Harvey victims were trickling into an 18-wheeler Tuesday.  “We’re collecting some items that can help them get their lives back together. Cleaning supplies, water, food. Toiletries, bedding towels,” Tim Hedrick Parochial Vicar at St. Catherine of...
  • Breaking News: Trump Heads For Texas To Inspect Storm Damage

    People make their way out of a neighborhood flooded by Hurricane Harvey in Houston on Monday. President Trump is visiting Texas on Tuesday, but will not be in Houston, to avoid complicating relief efforts. Scott Olson/Getty Images President Trump travels to Texas on Tuesday to show support for residents...
  • Omarosa Manigault presence caused an uproar at conference….Majority didn’t want her there

    There’s some “heavy drama” in New Orleans at the National Association of Black Journalists conference after organizers decided to add top Trump aide Omarosa Manigault to a panel. “The majority there don’t want her involved. It’s heavy drama — even the moderator is refusing. Everyone sees it as extremely offensive,” a...
  • New Orleans flooding and pumping system crisis!

    (CNN)Louisiana’s governor has declared a state of emergency in New Orleans as officials and residents scrambled in the aftermath of last Saturday’s heavy storm that left hundreds of homes and businesses flooded. With more rain in the forecast, New Orleans leaders rushed to deal with a series of malfunctions...
  • State of emergency declared in New Orleans as flood threat looms

    NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana’s governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans on Thursday as the city’s malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding. The city scrambled to repair fire-damaged equipment at a power plant and shore up...
  • New Orleans warns of flood risk amid pumping station power loss

    NEW ORLEANS – A fire that broke out Wednesday night in a turbine that provides power to most of New Orleans’ pumping stations crippled that piece of equipment, leading city officials to warn of possible flooding Thursday and during the weekend. “We are at risk if we have a...
  • New Orleans’ Catholic School has its first black superintendent!

    More than 35,000 students will be a part of the New Orleans region’s Catholic schools this school year, and Dr. RaeNell Billiot Houston couldn’t help but express excitement during a sunny Friday (July 28) morning. The new superintendent sat in her office on 7887 Walmsley Avenue with less than...