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42 min ago | The Times

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin walks out of the courtrrom after receiving his sentence. AP

In a recent letter to U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan, Jarin Nagin writes: "I can remember my dad asking my brother and I, 'what would y'all think about me running for mayor?'" Now facing the 10-year prison sentence Berrigan handed him on Wednesday, Ray Nagin may be wishing his offspring had protested.


4 hrs ago | CBS News

La. man accused of killing wife, abducting three kids

Officials say a Metairie man killed his wife and fled the scene after abducting three of his children, according to reports.


5 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Of bars and bulls, Emmys and Essence, 'A Chorus Line' and a homeless sign: Sunday Rewind

This week in New Orleans entertainment began with assessments of the 20th annual Essence Music Festival , continued with a unique examination of the Crescent City's bar scene, hit the boards for a look at Summer Lyric Theatre's "A Chorus Line" and the streets for a rumination on the homeless.


9 hrs ago |

No Timetable For Return of Hubig's Pies

It's been nearly two years since fire destroyed the Hubig's Pies factory on Dauphine Street in the Marigny, and there are few signs the bakery's fried treats will return to store shelves any time soon.


14 hrs ago |

Bishop Perry Center brings help and hope to downtown neighborhoods in New Orleans

The Bishop Perry Center opened in August 2013 to minister to the spiritual and physical needs of people in Faubourg Marigny and nearby neighborhoods.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Bastille Day Fete French Dog Contest barks up the right tree

Dogs, costumes, New Orleans: A natural trio converged on Sat. July 12 at the Alliance Francaise of New Orleans third annua l French Dog Contest .


Bourbon Street shooting suspect Trung T. Le extradited to New Orleans on Saturday, held without bond

Bourbon Street shooting suspect Trung T. Le was in custody Saturday in New Orleans, where he appeared in Orleans Parish Magistrate Court after being extradited from Mississippi over his objections.



Mississippi Agrees To Extradite Shooting Suspect

The state of Mississippi has agreed to extradite a suspect in a gunfight that killed one person and injured nine others last month in the French Quarter of New Orleans.


The Times-Picayune

The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans 2014: The Welt Also Rises

It was a crazy little idea that started small, and now you can see it's not so small -- Running of the Bulls founder Mickey Hanning There will be an increase in the number of red fannies in New Orleans today.


WWL-TV New Orleans

Police checking possible connection of woman's burned body and home invasion

NEW ORLEANS Police are exploring to see if there is a connection between the body of a woman that was found shot and burned in New Orleans East and a recent home invasion of a police officer's home.


'Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways,' with New Orleans on the route, debuts in October on HBO

The epic road trip that brought Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters to Preservation Hall in May for a blowout concert that closed down St. Peter Street is headed for an October premiere date on HBO .


Fri Jul 11, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

I-Team: NOPD detective charged with attempted murder

NOPD detective Robert Hurst , with Shawn Scott, a suspect in the mass shooting at a Mother's Day second line in May 2013.


KLFY-TV Lafayette

Senator seeks report on college sexual assault

A New Orleans state senator is asking higher education leaders to compile a report detailing the numbers of sexual assaults reported on Louisiana's college campuses in the last five years.



Burned Body Found In New Orleans East Identified

Investigators say a body found shot and burned June 30 in eastern New Orleans is that of a 28-year-old California woman.


The Times-Picayune

Is Bourbon Street authentic? New Orleans scholar makes case in grand, new history

Visiting Bourbon Street is easy: millions do it very year. But reading about the famed New Orleans thoroughfare rarely has been rewarding - at least until the appearance of Richard Campanella's "Bourbon Street: A History."


New Orleans bookstores host Sean Wilsey, Josh Weil and Patti Callahan Henry in July

New Orleans book lovers know that "beach books" take many forms: from gripping fiction to smart reportage that brings the world into your lap.


Lexington Herald-Leader

Jefferson says it will continue hospital talks

The Parish Council met in closed session for nearly three hours Thursday to discuss efforts to lease West Jefferson Medical Center.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

WNOE-FM New Orleans

NOPD Still Trying To ID Second Bourbon St. Suspect

Police Chief Ronal Serpas says well over 40 hours of video is being reviewed as detectives seek a second suspect in a deadly Bourbon Street gunfight.


St. Bernard pet cemetery murder defendant expected to plead guilty in nearly 30-year-old case

In a nearly 30-year-old murder case, set on an eerie, now-abandoned pet cemetery in eastern St. Bernard Parish, an Arabi man is expected to plead guilty Friday to an undisclosed charge, according to his attorney.


Uptown Messenger

Cadiz Street fire threatens future of century-old New Orleans metalwork business

Raymond Twickler Jr. traces his family's metalworking business in New Orleans back more than a century, but the prospect of rebuilding his Cadiz Street shop after Wednesday morning's fire next door has the 72-year-old wondering whether he should go on.



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