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  1. City takes additional steps to prepare for Tropical Storm HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    City leaders take additional steps to prepare for potentially heavy rain from Tropical Storm Harvey while also working to restore the city's diminished pumping capacity. Pumps and generators are in place near the I-10 underpass on Carrollton Avenue ready to help get rid of any flood water if it starts to rise.

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  2. Coast Guard crews pull man from water after a fire on a trawling vesselRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Coast Guard got a call Wednesday about a person in the water about 25 miles west of Grand Isle, Louisiana. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New Orleans say around 5 a.m., they learned a 42-foot trawling vessel was on fire with one person aboard.

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  3. Massive flood gates closed as TD Harvey churns toward TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    In an abundance of caution, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Authority began closing two monster flood gates, protecting much of the city of New Orleans today. If you need to get a barge into, or out of the Intracoastal Waterway, for the next couple of days, you may have a problem.

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  4. No "contra-flow" type evacuation contemplated for New Orleans if emergency exit is neededRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Because tropical systems march to their own orders city and state emergency planners have ramped up their readiness efforts ahead of what Harvey might have in mind for parts of the state. "Right now there's no need to panic, we're encouraging the public to do all that they can to prepare as we do in every other whether event," said Aaron Miller, Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for the City of New Orleans.

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  5. Uncertainty surrounding drainage capacity looms as city prepares for possible storm impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    "We still do not have what we need in the event of a deluge or a major rain event or God forbid a major tropical storm or hurricane," said New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on August 16th. But exactly one week after Landrieu made those remarks, little has changed with the city's diminished drainage capacity and a tropical disturbance is gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  6. SBA approves disaster loans for La. businesses, residents affected by floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Louisiana businesses and residents who were affected by rainfall and flooding from Aug. 4 - Aug. 6 will have low-interest federal disaster loans available to them. The announcement was made Tuesday by U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda McMahon.

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  7. New emergency management team named to deal with city's drainage crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Federal,state and local leaders are closely monitoring possible tropical development in the Gulf of Mexico especially considering the drainage system in New Orleans remains at diminished capacity. "The good news is everyday the city's capacity has increased in terms of the power generation and the pumping capacity and obviously there is more vulnerability than we would like but there is no reason for the people of New Orleans to be panicked at all," said Gov. Edwards.

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  8. Clerks tackle, smack down and subdue robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    It was one of at least seven armed robberies that were committed in New Orleans on Monday and early Tuesday, according to initial New Orleans Police Department reports. Around 9:45 p.m. Monday evening a man with a gun walked into the Big Easy Gas Station and demanded money from the clerks.

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  9. 45 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Gov. John Bel Edwards welcomed Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long to Louisiana to discuss the state's ongoing recovery from the March 2016 and August 2016 historic floods that left 56 of Louisiana's 64 Parishes under a federal disaster declaration. During Tuesday's meeting, Gov. Edwards and state officials will discuss the state's preparations for potential flooding in the New Orleans area while the city undergoes pumping station repairs.

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  10. VIDEO: Unmasked man robs St. Charles Ave. bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Authorities say shortly before 1 p.m. Monday an older man, wearing eyeglasses, tan shorts and a distinctive lime-green shirt robbed the Capital One Bank, 3540 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans. Detectives say the man walked in, approached the teller counter and presented a note that demanded money.

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  11. Hundreds attend giant eclipse watch-party at UNORead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    It was a sighting many locals dared not miss. And at the lakefront campus of the University of New Orleans it was a giant eclipse watch celebration, including free Moon Pies.

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  12. City Council orders investigation into recent power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    If you're fed up with power outages, now is your time to speak up. The City Council ordered an investigation into recent outages across New Orleans.

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  13. LSP cancels missing child advisory after New Orleans toddler found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Officials have canceled the missing child advisory for a New Orleans toddler after he was found safe early Monday morning. Louisiana State Police had issued an advisory for Dedrick Dilbert, 22 months, of New Orleans, on behalf of the New Orleans Police Department.

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  14. LSP issues advisory for missing New Orleans toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Louisiana State Police has issued a missing child advisory for Dedrick Dilbert, 22 months, of New Orleans, on behalf of the New Orleans Police Department. The child was reported missing around 9 p.m. Sunday.

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  15. California mom who lost son on trip to New Orleans, seeks justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A California mother, who came to New Orleans with her son is headed back home this week, without him, after a crash on Convention Center Boulevard. She is a disabled Army veteran, who came to New Orleans to attend a convention of disabled vets.

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  16. NOPD: Teen reported missing from Treme' neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    New Orleans police are searching for a teenager who was reported missing from the Treme' neighborhood.

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  17. Over 1,000 protesters march to take down more monuments, school, street namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    One person was treated for apparent heat exhaustion after a large protest Saturday afternoon, by people who want to take down more monuments, street signs and school names, which they call tributes to white supremacy. The group 'Take em Down NOLA', made good on a promise, not to stop, with the removal of four confederate monuments.

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  18. SPD: Rapper "Mystikal" one of two sought in alleged sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Shreveport Police are searching for New Orleans based rapper Mystikal and another woman after arresting one man after an alleged sexual assault. Investigators reportedly collected evidence at the scene matching 46-year-old Michael Tyler and 26-year-old Averweone Holman.

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  19. Woman carjacked near Lower 9th Ward homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The New Orleans Police Department says that a woman was carjacked near her home in the Lower Ninth Ward Friday night. According to the victim, she was sitting inside her vehicle when two unknown black me approached the vehicle from both sides.

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  20. New Orleans family traveling to see Monday's solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Monday's total solar eclipse will plunge much of the United States into darkness in the middle of the day. In Southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast we will see about 80 percent of the sun's disk covered by the moon.

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