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2 hrs ago | Uptown Messenger
A man was critically wounded after being shot several times Tuesday night on Seventh Street in Central City, New Orleans police said.
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6 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Federal authorities have made the first arrest in connection with the double-homicide of Kenneth and Lakeitha Joseph , the Reserve couple whose bound and drowned bodies were recovered last month from the Intracoastal Waterway , three law enforcement sources confirmed Wednesday.
7 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Folks from New Orleans love to explain their city to visitors, but it's hard to keep up with crowds pouring into town for New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 .
7 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Eighty percent of students who applied for a New Orleans public school seat through the centralized OneApp system got one of their top three choices for the fall, according to first-round data released Wednesday.
10 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans
According to the Louisiana Attorney General's Office, Bradley Wax, 54, has been arrested and charged with 38 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles.
10 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Carol Fleischman of New Orleans dances with an old friend, Rick Skillings of Orlando, Fla., in front of the Sheraton Fais Do-Do stage on the opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell, Friday April 23, 2010.
11 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Instead of just exploring the Creole influences in New Orleans, acclaimed photographer Richard Sexton turned his selective eye toward other cities as well in the Caribbean basin for his latest book, "Creole World: Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere" .
11 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Senators will consider whether to prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from paying unequal wages to employees of different genders for the same job.
13 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Giant Brazilian snake invades New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 . That's the tabloid headline for the smart cultural exchange that will bring nearly 100 Brazilian musicians, dancers, puppeteers, artists, and cooks to the New Orleans Fairgrounds, April 25 - May 4. And don't let the big snake frighten you.
14 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans
A husband shot to death on Willow Street in west-Carrollton last summer was the victim of his estranged wife's plot to have him killed, New Orleans police allege in court documents and recent testimony, but defense attorneys are already questioning whether investigators identified the correct triggerman in the case.
18 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
That's the cost of one raffle ticket being sold as part of "Get Fired Up!," the St. Tammany Art Association 's current fundraiser for a new kiln for its ceramics studio.
A celebration of the life of Mickey Easterling, a New Orleans philanthropist and party giver who died April 14, was held at the Saenger Theatre Tuesday evening April 22, 2014.
Sadiq Khan, 70, wants people to know that he is a father of four and grandfather of seven; that he immigrated to the United States from Southeast Asia in 1973 and later became a naturalized citizen.
A recently enrolled Tulane University student who is regarded as one of the top newcomers to the Green Wave football team has been charged with rape, the WDSU I-Team has learned.
The 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest stretches over two weekends -- Friday, April 25, to Sunday, April 27; and Thursday, May 1, through Sunday, May 4. The full schedule for all seven days of the New Orleans Jazz Fest of music may be too much of a good thing: How do you decide which acts to see? Here is a recap of Best Bets for the first weekend of the ... (more)
When the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest opens at the Fair Grounds on Friday, April 25th, it will look and feel much like last year's festival, and the one before that.
A map created by the Regional Planning Commission shows areas of concern for bikers in Jefferson Parish, based on traffic speed and density; previous crash locations; and difficult crossings on bridges and underpasses.
Richard Sexton knows what he likes about New Orleans. Two decades ago, the acclaimed photographer and architectural thinker put a Bywater bathroom on the cover of his first book about the city, "New Orleans Elegance and Decadence."