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  • 9 hrs ago | via NOLA.com 

    Archbishop Gregory Aymond and others speak up for pr...

    Archbishop Gregory Aymond, in this file photo from Aug. 28, 2013, challenges the crowd to carry on the ideals in Martin Luther King's famous Dream speech as the Archdiocese of New Orleans joined with others across the nation to mark the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with a prayer service on the lawn at Notre Dame Seminary. (file photo by Ted Jackson, NOLA.com This year on Holy Thursday, the day Christians celebrate Jesus' last meal with his disciples and commemorate his washing their feet, Pope Francis went to a prison chapel in Rome and knelt before 12 Roman inmates.

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  • Monday | via The Times-Picayune 

    Orleans Parish Prison inmate died of natural causes,...

    Orleans Parish Prison inmate Charles Allen, who was awaiting trial on drug and weapons charges, died in custody of natural causes at age 59, Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse ruled Monday . . Rouse said preliminary autopsy results indicated "a cardiac-related cause of death" and said no trauma was observed.

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  • Monday | via NOLA.com 

    Chalmette man sentenced to 5 years in fatal Lower 9t...

    Joshua R. White was sentenced to four years in prison for negligent homicide, in the May 2015 death of Pam Stigler, 49. He was driving his pickup about 100 mph on St. Claude Avenue in the Lower 9th Ward, when it crashed into the Toyota Camry Stigler was driving. She died at the scene.

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  • Sunday May 31 | via NOLA.com 

    Creole music pioneer Amede Ardoin remembered in New ...

    One month removed from a discussion about his legacy at the 2015 New Orleans Jazz Fest , the New York Times offered up a well-documented profile of enigmatic south Louisiana pioneer Amede Ardoin and the efforts to better preserve his legacy. The profile, titled " On the trail of a Creole music pioneer, still alive in song " and written by Campbell Robertson, was published Thursday and includes interviews with Darrell Bourque and Goldman Thibodeaux, who spoke at the Allison Miner Stage on April 25 at the Fair Grounds .

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  • Sunday May 31 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Ralph Elkins

    Mr. Elkins was born June 18, 1930, in Gastonia. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a mason and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian faith.

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  • Friday May 29 | via WDSU-TV New Orleans 

    Family, friends, fellow officers lay to rest HANO Of...

    James Bennett, Jr., an officer with the Housing Authority of New Orleans Police Department, was killed in Central City Sunday while sitting in his patrol car. James Bennett's younger brother, Anthony Bennett, said he inspired him to become an officer himself.

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  • Thursday May 28 | via NOLA.com 

    Slain HANO officer James Bennett was 'gentle, nice g...

    Slain HANO officer James Bennett Jr. always was quick to offer his friends at the gym advice, but he never told them he was doing something wrong. He was a "gentle, nice guy," said Ray Curtis, who knew Bennett from the Westbank Athletic Club.

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  • Thursday May 28 | via WDSU-TV New Orleans 

    Funeral services set to begin for slain HANO Officer...

    Family, friends, fellow officers and city leaders are set to attend funeral services this week for Officer James A. Bennett Jr., who was killed in the line of duty in New Orleans. Bennett was an officer for the Housing Authority of New Orleans Police Department until he was shot and killed last weekend while on patrol in an area of Central City.

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  • Thursday May 28 | via NOLA.com 

    Ed Anderson, longtime Times-Picayune reporter, has died

    Ed Anderson, a longtime reporter for The Times-Picayune, who established his journalistic credentials at the state Capitol covering the administrations of eight different governors and more than three decades of the Legislature, died Thursday . He was 67. Ed Anderson, a longtime reporter for The Times-Picayune, who established his journalistic credentials at the state Capitol covering the administrations of eight different governors and more than three decades of the Legislature, died Thursday .

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  • Thursday May 28 | via NOLA.com 

    Slain HANO officer's funeral service starts Thursday...

    Funeral services are scheduled to begin Thursday night for James Bennett Jr., the Housing Authority of New Orleans police officer who was gunned down Sunday while patrolling the Guste Homes construction site at Erato and Freret streets. Services run from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, and again from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, at L.A. Muhleisen & Sons, 2607 Williams Blvd., in Kenner.

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  • Wednesday May 27 | via KATC-TV Lafayette 

    Funeral set for New Orleans housing authority cop ki...

    Funeral services will be held Friday for a New Orleans public housing agency police officer killed while on patrol at an agency construction site. Housing Authority of New Orleans Officer James A. Bennett Jr. was killed Sunday.

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  • Tuesday May 26 | via NOLA.com 

    Hugh Ambrose, the son of a great historian who succe...

    Hugh Ambrose poses for a photo at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans on Wednesday, March 2, 2010. In the background is the typewriter that his father, the historian Stephen Ambrose, used.

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  • Tuesday May 26 | via WUSA-TV Washington 

    Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridi...

    Two B.B. King heirs accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous' Two B.B. King heirs accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1HI8TpR B.B. King performs at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented By Shell - Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 2, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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  • Monday May 25 | via NOLA.com 

    Yada Magee, retired Orleans Parish Civil Court judge...

    Retired Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Yada T. Magee, who served in Division F for 22 years, died Sunday after a long illness, court officials announced Monday. She was 60 years old.

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  • Friday May 22 | via WDSU-TV New Orleans 

    Biological family of 2-year-old who died of apparent...

    Not yet two years old, little Madison Parrot died Friday afternoon in a New Orleans hospital, the victim of apparent abuse. St. Tammany Parish authorities are now seeking a first-degree murder warrant against the child's foster mother, Trenique Faciane, 40. She was arrested earlier for cruelty after authorities say she admitted beating the child.

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  • Friday May 22 | via The Times-Picayune 

    St. Tammany tot who died after being beaten identified

    Trenique Faciane, 40,was arrested Friday for alleged cruelty to juveniles involving her 2-year-old foster daughter, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office said it was seeking a first-degree murder warrant after the child died later Friday.

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  • Sunday May 17 | via The Times-Picayune 

    New Orleans sailors recount Mobile Bay deadly storm ...

    Two New Orleans sailors who survived a deadly sailboat race on Mobile Bay last month relive the scary moments on the water. Five people died when an April 27 storm tossed and turned more than 100 boats.

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  • Friday May 15 | via WDSU-TV New Orleans 

    After losing one son to violence, mother mourns seco...

    A New Orleans mother lost her son to violence before Hurricane Katrina, and a year later her stepson was murdered. Now, New Orleans police are stepping up efforts to solve this cold case.

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  • Thursday May 14 | via WDSU-TV New Orleans 

    2 dead, 2 injured after two shootings in New Orleans

    Dion Dukes, a regular customer at Melba's, said he couldn't believe what he heard happened at the restaurant around 3 p.m. Wednesday. He said he was more shocked after watching the surveillance video.

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  • Tuesday May 12 | via NOLA.com 

    H.M. 'Tim' Favrot Jr., architect and civic leader, d...

    Henri Mortimer "Tim" Favrot, an architect and real estate developer who was active in a long list of professional and civic organizations, died Sunday at his New Orleans home. He was 85. A lifelong New Orleanian who attended Jesuit High School and graduated from Culver Military Academy, Mr. Favrot earned a bachelor's degree in architecture at Tulane University and a master's degree in the subject at Harvard University.

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