New Orleans Obituaries

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  • Saturday | via NOLA.com 

    Hot Rod Hundley, former Jazz announcer, NBA player, ...

    Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80. Hundley broadcast 3,051 Jazz games from 1974-2009.

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  • Thursday Mar 26 | via WDSU-TV New Orleans 

    Domino's Pizza restricting delivery times, areas aft...

    Domino's Pizza said it is no longer delivering to the Lower Ninth Ward at night after the killing of one its drivers earlier this week. Michael Price, 36, was found shot to death about 1 a.m. Tuesday in the 6100 block of North Roman Street.

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  • Thursday Mar 26 | via NOLA.com 

    Pinckley Prize for Crime Fiction fete welcomes award...

    A perfect spring evening, with a purple-hued sunset and cool breezes, set the mood Wednesday for the Pinckley Prize for Crime Fiction award presentation . This is the second year for the award, which is named in memory of Diana Pinckley , Times-Picayune crime fiction columnist and civic activist, who died in 2012.

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  • Monday Mar 23 | via NOLA.com 

    New Orleans airport attacker's relatives, friends sa...

    Authorities say Richard White, 63, of Kenner, attacked a security checkpoint at Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner on Friday , swinging a machete and spraying TSA agents with wasp repellent. He died after a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputy shot him three times.

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  • Monday Mar 23 | via The Review 

    Airport attacker had machete, Molotov cocktails

    A machete-wielding attacker who died hours after being shot by a sheriff's deputy who stopped his rampage at New Orleans' international airport had a bag loaded with Molotov cocktails, authorities say. Richard White, 63, had been shot Friday night as he chased an unarmed Transportation Security Administration agent through a concourse full of frightened travelers -- and in the direction of a sheriff's deputy, who drew her gun and fired three times.

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  • Sunday Mar 22 | via Deseret News 

    Sheriff: Airport attacker had machete, Molotov cockt...

    Dozens of police vehicles surround the entrance to New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport after a machete-wielding man was shot by a TSA employee in Concourse B on Friday, March 20, 2015. A machete-wielding attacker who died hours after being shot by a sheriff's deputy who stopped his rampage at New Orleans' international airport had a bag loaded with Molotov cocktails, authorities say.

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  • Sunday Mar 22 | via Breitbart.com 

    Louisiana Airport Attacker Was Jehovah's Witness, Ha...

    A machete-wielding attacker who died hours after being shot by a sheriff's deputy who stopped his rampage at New Orleans' international airport had a bag loaded with Molotov cocktails, authorities say. Richard White, 63, had been shot Friday night as he chased an unarmed Transportation Security Administration agent through a concourse full of frightened travelers - and in the direction of a sheriff's deputy, who drew her gun and fired three times.

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  • Sunday Mar 22 | via Newsday 

    Police: Machete-wielding attacker at New Orleans air...

    A machete-wielding attacker who died over the weekend after being shot by a sheriff's deputy who stopped his rampage at New Orleans' international airport had a history of mental health problems, authorities say. Richard White, 63, had been shot Friday night as he chased an unarmed Transportation Security Administration agent through a concourse full of frightened travelers - and in the direction of a sheriff's deputy, who drew her gun and fired three times.

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  • Sunday Mar 22 | via Yahoo! 

    Chief: New Orleans airport attacker had mental healt...

    A machete-wielding attacker who died over the weekend after being shot by a sheriff's deputy who stopped his rampage at New Orleans' international airport had a history of mental health problems, authorities say. Richard White, 63, had been shot Friday night as he chased an unarmed Transportation Security Administration agent through a concourse full of frightened travelers - and in the direction of a sheriff's deputy, who drew her gun and fired three times.

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  • Sunday Mar 22 | via KIII 

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    Richard White sprayed a TSA agent in the face with wasp killer then slashed... . Dozens of police vehicles surround the entrance to New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport after a machete-wielding man was shot by a TSA employee in Concourse B on Friday, M... .

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  • Saturday Mar 21 | via Post-gazette.com 

    National briefs: New Orleans airport attacker dies i...

    The machete-wielding man who attacked officers at a security checkpoint at the New Orleans airport Friday night before he was shot by a sheriff's deputy died Saturday, law enforcement officials said. The suspect, Richard White, 63, was declared dead at 4:02 p.m. Saturday, a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said.

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  • Saturday Mar 21 | via The Advocate 

    New Orleans airport TSA agent gives first-hand accou...

    Richard White, the Kenner man who was shot after he walked into New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport on Friday night and attacked security agents with a machete and wasp spray, died Saturday afternoon, about two hours after authorities revealed that he had Molotov cocktails with him in the airport and smoke bombs outside in his vehicle. White died about 4 p.m. from wounds he received when a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office officer shot him three times.

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  • Saturday Mar 21 | via Madison Publishing 

    Sheriff says New Orleans airport attacker had Moloto...

    Long lines of fliers await word of their departures in the ticketing area of Louis Armstrong International Airport after a machete-wielding man was shot by a TSA employee on Concourse B on Friday, March 20, 2015. Long lines of fliers await word of their departures in the ticketing area of Louis Armstrong International Airport after a machete-wielding man was shot by a TSA employee on Concourse B on Friday, March 20, 2015.

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  • Thursday Mar 19 | via KATC-TV Lafayette 

    Giant, inflatable colon on display at UHC

    The colon is on a first-time tour of Louisiana during March, Colon Cancer Awareness Month, to bring awareness and education about a top killer. The 3-dimensional inflatable provides a close-up view of healthy colon tissue as well as diseases that affect the colon, including Crohn's disease, colorectal polyps and various stages of colon cancer.

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  • Wednesday Mar 18 | via NOLA.com 

    Accused Metairie killer boasted 'I shot, too,' witne...

    Calvenia Dott and Abby Stallworth traveled to Metairie just after Christmas 2013, renting a motel room on South Clearview Parkway off Interstate 10 and hoping to trade sex for cash. From the Super 8 Motel, the women, both from Moss Point, Miss., advertised their services on the Backpage classified website, where police say prostitutes and their pimps are known to solicit business.

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  • Wednesday Mar 18 | via NOLA.com 

    Gerd Klaveness, a retired Air Force colonel and scho...

    Gerd Klaveness, a retired Air Force colonel who was a censor in World War II, commander of a combat-support squadron and a 25-year veteran of New Orleans' public school system, died March 11 at Lambeth House in New Orleans. She was 94. Col.

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  • Monday Mar 16 | via WTOV9 

    Richard Brennan Sr., New Orleans restaurateur, dies ...

    A publicist for Dickie Brennan and Co., the restaurant group run by his son, said the elder Brennan died Saturday. Richard Brennan, better known as Dick, was the brother of Owen Brennan, founder of Brennan's Restaurant in the French Quarter.

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  • Monday Mar 16 | via NOLA.com 

    Second line for Bacchanal founder Chris Rudge set fo...

    Chris Rudge, founder and co-owner of Bacchanal restaurant bar and wine shop on Poland Avenue, in New Orleans, died Friday . . Rudge passed away at his New Orleans home on Friday at the age of 40. "We're going to go to the Crescent Park from Bacchanal, using the Mazant Street entrance, and second line down to the Piety Street Wharf and have an ash-spreading ceremony there," said Joaquin Rodas, Bacchanal's chef and co-owner.

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  • Sunday Mar 15 | via WNOE-FM New Orleans 

    Richard Brennan Sr., New Orleans Restaurateur, Dead ...

    A publicist for Dickie Brennan and Company, the restaurant group run by his son, said the elder Brennan died Saturday. Richard Brennan, better known as Dick, was the brother of Owen Brennan, founder of Brennan's Restaurant in the French Quarter.

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  • Sunday Mar 15 | via BayouBuzz.com 

    Richard - Dick' Brennan dies at 84

    Richard J. "Dick" Brennan Sr., a restaurateur who with his family owned and managed some of the city's most celebrated dining establishments, died Saturday at his home in New Orleans. He was 84. Along with his siblings, he was instrumental in the transformation of Commander's Palace into the definitive modern Creole restaurant of its generation, beginning in the 1970s.

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