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  1. One dead, three injured, including a child in Algiers shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    New Orleans police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and three others wounded, including a 2-year-old in Algiers. NOPD reported late tonight that two men, a woman and the child suffered apparent gunshot wounds and were transported to hospitals for treatment.

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  2. Inspector General cost New Orleans $1.7 million more than it saved in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The New Orleans Office of Inspector General today released its 2017 annual report. The OIG says it cost the city $3.9 million in 2017, while identifying $2.2 million in potential savings.

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  3. NOPD officers trained to ID mental problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The New Orleans Police Department is marking the graduation of its latest group of officers trained to recognize and deal with people who have mental health disorders. The group graduating Thursday is the ninth class to receive what is known as Crisis Intervention Team training.

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  4. 100% rain chance today, some strong stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    "We will have to stay weather aware today!" WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum warned. "A cold front will bring us a line of strong to severe storms."

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  5. Saints sign TE Ben WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Former Saints tight end Ben Watson, who played for New Orleans from 2013-2015, is returning on a one year deal. Watson signed with Baltimore after the 2015 season, but a torn Achilles kept him sidelined the entire 2016 season.

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  6. Medical pot for autism moves forward in LA LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Legislation cleared the Louisiana House Health and Welfare committee today that would allow certain autism patients to have the ability to receive a prescription for medical marijuana, once it comes available in Louisiana. Louisiana Mothers Advocating for Medical Marijuana spokesperson Katelyn Castleberry says some of the current drugs on the market are unsafe for autism patients.

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  7. Bill would allow video camera monitors in nursing home roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Families could mount video cameras in their loved ones' nursing home rooms and monitor them from afar, under a measure that took its first step toward passage in the Louisiana House. Rep. Helena Moreno, a New Orleans Democrat, said her proposal would offer peace of mind to family members trying to keep track of a parent or grandparent in a nursing home.

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  8. There's a higher risk of cancer in young adults thanks to obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    There is evidence showing that obesity increases the risk of 13 different cancers in younger people. Cancer typically is associated with older adults over 50. "They were looking at anyone as young as 21 or 22 years of age, reporting colon cancer, breast cancer and a type of cancer that would have commonly plateaued and was not getting any worse in older people, they saw a surge in these younger people who were in their 20s and their 30s," said Dr. Melinda Sothern, Professor of Public Health at LSU Health New Orleans.

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  9. Windy today ahead of storms tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    It's another day of gusty winds as we wait for a cold front that brings strong storms to Southeast Louisiana. "We will have another warm and windy day ahead of a strong cold front," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said.

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  10. Minimum wage hike, equal pay bills fail in Louisiana SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Louisiana won't be joining 29 other states in paying a minimum wage higher than the federally-set rate, as Gov. John Bel Edwards saw one of his signature legislative efforts fail for a third year in a row. The Senate on Tuesday refused to hike the rate from the $7.25-per-hour federal level to $8 per hour in 2019 and $8.50 a year later.

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  11. New Orleans Mayor Landrieu named recipient of JFK awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has been named the 2018 winner of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for his leadership in removing four Confederate monuments in the city. The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation announced Tuesday that in addition to taking the monuments down, Landrieu offered "clear and compassionate reflections on the moment and its place in history."

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  12. Jazz Fest releases "cubes" todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Now's the time to start planning -- Jazz Fest today announces stages and times for this year's show, which features acts ranging from Aerosmith to Sheryl Crow to Bonnie Raitt to L.L. Cool J. Jazz Fest Producer Quint Davis says this years fest will be a special one, as the fest closes out on the eve of New Orleans' 300th birthday. "I think it's on of the best programs we've ever had, anywhere," said Davis.

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  13. Four injured in building collapse in Central CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Four people were injured following the collapse of a residential structure in the 2300 block of Washington Ave in Central City. The New Orleans Fire Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a "building collapse with possible person trapped" at 4:19 p.m. The first of five NOFD companies, carrying thirteen NOFD Emergency Operations personnel, arrived on the scene at 4:26 p.m. Upon arrival firefighters encountered a residential property being renovated at 2309 Washington Ave that had suffered a complete "pancake" collapse.

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  14. Kristian: Gayle Benson shows she's in controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson always thought she could eventually become the owner of the two teams, and less than two weeks into her ownership, we are starting to learn more about her. "I enjoy going to the office," Mrs. Benson said today at the NFL owners meetings in Orlando.

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  15. Taxi strikes, kills pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a fatality involving a taxi and a pedestrian. It happened early this morning on Earhart Blvd. near the Claiborne Overpass.

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  16. Breastfeeding moms can donate milk for premies in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Oschner Baptist in New Orleans is now home to Mother's Milk Bank, the state's first ever such facility. The bank allows mothers to donate milk that will be used to help premature babies grow through a turbulent first period of their life.

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  17. New Orleans' population loss blamed on lack of good jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    The city's population grew by just 271 people in 2017. And that growth was due to new births and immigration from other countries.

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  18. Coast guards respond to barge leaking biodieselRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 25 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A U.S. Coast Guard release says a report was received around 6 a.m. Sunday of the uninspected towering vessel Dixie Express with two loaded red flag barges moored at the industrial locks. Officials say the barge struck the concrete wharf wall.

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  19. Protesters at New Orleans rally call for tighter gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 25 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Waving signs that read "Guns Over People" and "Arms Are for Hugging," demonstrators took to the streets Saturday in New Orleans as part of the March for Our Lives demonstrations taking place across the country to call for stricter gun laws. In New Orleans, hundreds of demonstrators marched through the streets and then rallied at a park across from City Hall, calling for tighter gun laws.

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  20. Jurors convict man of killing New Orleans police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 25 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    A man accused of killing a New Orleans police officer in 2015 was convicted Saturday, as jurors rejected his insanity defense. After a six-day trial, the jury deliberated just 66 minutes before finding 35-year-old Travis Boys guilty of first-degree murder in the death of 46-year-old Daryle Holloway, a 22-year veteran officer.

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