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2 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles
A commissioning ceremony on the U.S.S. Orleck took place this weekend. September 15 marks the 69th anniversary of the commissioning of the U.S.S. Orleck.
6 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Gretna Police on Sunday found a dead man inside a white SUV in Marrero and another suffering from a gunshot wound in an apartment complex in Gretna. Both match the descriptions of suspects in the shooting of a New Orleans police officer earlier in the day, said Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson.
9 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
A four-alarm fire early Sunday destroyed a warehouse in eastern New Orleans that had been abandoned since Hurricane Katrina struck nine years ago, the New Orleans Fire Department said. Firefighters battled the four-alarm blaze at 4701 Downman Road for more than two hours, said Firefighter Michael Williams, a department spokesman.
12 hrs ago | NOLA.com
New Orleans Police Supt. Michael Harrison will hold a 10:30 a.m. Sunday news conference to provide an update on the shooting of an unidentified officer who was attacked while working a paid detail in front of a restaurant at the corner of Elysian Fields and St. Claude avenues in the Faubourg Marigny.
12 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Bronc riding, tie-down and break away roping, trick riding, bull riding, barrel racing and rodeo clowns could only mean that Rodeo New Orleans was in town. Kicking off Saturday at University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena, the rodeo attracted young and old, some wearing cowboy boots and Stetson hats , and the floor of the arena, more used to concerts, was now covered with a sort of clay-like mixture, making it just the right staging area for rodeo.
16 hrs ago | NOLA.com
New Orleans' economy is experiencing unprecedented growth. We are the fastest-growing major city in America.
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Jon Cleary will lead his Absolute Monster Gentlemen at the Maple Leaf on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.
A 50-year-old man who claimed he killed his boyfriend in self defense has been convicted of manslaughter in the 2012 stabbing death. An Orleans Parish jury late Friday found Kristen Hunter guilty in the death of Marcel Ivory, who was stabbed once below his collarbone and died of a severed aorta in Central City.
Members of the Congress of Day Laborers plan a meeting on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. The Hispanic population of greater New Orleans has shot up, most recently due to economic and social problems in Honduras.
The top NASA space structure has been building products for nearly 50 years. On Friday, city leaders and officials with NASA cut the ribbon on the manufacturing center at the Michoud facility in New Orleans east that will connect New Orleans to future space missions on Mars.
SURE, YOU'VE BEEN to New Orleans-for Mardi Gras or Jazz Fest, maybe a bachelor weekend. There was a late-night stumble along Bourbon Street, a Sunday stroll past Garden District mansions.
It was brains that did him in. After New Orleans cook Christian Green survived to be one of the five finalists on the fifth season of Fox's " MasterChef ," he was booted on Monday for failing to turn brains and pasta into something pleasurable.
In berating the Orleans Parish School Board for inaction, supporters of John McDonogh High School say there's much more at stake than the future of a single campus. If the School Board doesn't put together a plan soon for the Esplanade Ridge institution, they say, it might never regain control of the 50-plus state takeover schools in New Orleans.
Tuesday night , New Orleans will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' 1964 concert at City Park Stadium with a re-creation of the event starring The Fab Four. Let's hope the tribute band doesn't stimulate audience reaction similar to what happened during the original concert.
Rodeo New Orleans rides into UNO Lakefront Arena, with a post-show concert by Mickey Gilley as a little lagniappe, on Saturday . Find more things to do in New Orleans at NOLA.com/events .
An eastern New Orleans man booked with murder last month is accused of shooting to death one of two men he says bound and tortured him in July, according to court records. Jean-Luc Williams, 24, was booked with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Karim Peters , a career criminal found shot to death Aug. 7 inside a bullet-riddled Acura outside an eastern New Orleans apartment building.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:03 pm
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