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  1. Monster snake captured beneath New Orleans East homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A wildlife removal expert captured a monster rattle snake beneath a home near the old Six Flags in New Orleans East. Ryan Cook, who operates Gulf Coast Wildlife removal, said he got the call to after homeowners spotted the canebrake rattlesnake earlier this week.

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  2. FOX 8 Defenders get results for elderly woman with phone service outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    For many of us, living without phone service for even a day would be a big inconvenience. Imagine 14 days or longer.

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  3. Leaking storage tank identified as source of diesel fuel in 17th Street canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A leaking storage tank located at the Sewerage and Water Board Carrollton Avenue plant has been identified as the source of diesel fuel seeping into the 17 Street Canal, according to the New Orleans Fire Department. The New Orleans Fire Department Hazardous Materials Unit, OMI Environmental and Sewerage and Water Board Environmental have yet to determine what caused the leak or have an estimate as to how much fuel has leaked out.

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  4. Heat Advisory issued for New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The City of New Orleans is under a heat advisory for Thursday, August 17 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. The National Weather Service indicates high humidity levels will lead to heat index values of 105-110 degrees. Those hot temperatures could become life-threatening, if precautions are not taken.

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  5. More problems at S&WB float to the surface as diesel leak discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The problems at the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board keep making their way to the surface, most recently with an unknown amount of diesel that leaked into the city's drainage system. On Tuesday, FOX 8 revealed the agency's manpower shortage of nearly 300 unfilled positions .

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  6. 2 dead after vehicle falls off elevated portion of I-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a fatal crash near the I-10 East Louisa and Almonaster exit that left two men dead. When NOPD Traffic Fatality Investigators arrived at the scene, they found a black 2010 BMW 528 with two black males inside under the elevated portion of the I-10 East Louisa and Almonaster exit.

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  7. Yenni: Orleans put JP residents at risk by failing to notify the parish of pump problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni said Friday that he's frustrated with Orleans officials for not telling him there were problems with Pump Station 6, which is located on the 17th Street Canal on the border between Orleans and Jefferson parishes. Yenni said the city did not fulfill its contractual obligations to notify Jefferson Parish of problems, and said that neglect could have put the parish's residents at risk of flooding.

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  8. NFIP policyholders urged to prepare for hurricane seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is reminding Louisiana insurance policyholders to get ready as we enter the peak of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently announced a 60 percent chance of an above-normal season and increased its predicted number of named storms and major hurricanes.

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  9. Odyssey House in-take floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    "It's pretty high, and it was there for a long time too," says Odyssey House Executive Director Edward Carlson. The Odyssey House at 732 North Claiborne was flooded with 3 feet of water.

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  10. NOPD: Former employee steals 'steam roller' from construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A former employee of a construction company was arrested Friday morning when he stole a steam roller, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Around 4 a.m. officers responded to a call of a suspicious person who was observed driving a CAT Vibratory Asphalt Compactor, commonly referred to as a steam roller, from a closed construction site at Chef Menteur Highway and Michoud Boulevard.

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  11. Sunrise over New Orleans on Friday, Aug. 11.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A wetter than average pattern looks to continue into the weekend. There will be many dry hours, most likely during the morning, while the middle of the day through early evening will see storms around.

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  12. S&WB members resign as diminished drainage capacity continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Thursday, two New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board members resigned as the city's drainage system deals with diminished capacity. The president pro-tem of the S&WB, Scott Jacobs, said his resignation stems from Mayor Mitch Landrieu forcing employees to unfairly take the blame in the wake of Saturday's flooding, according to our partners at NOLA.com/The Times Picayune .

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  13. Settlement reached in lawsuit alleging abuse, neglect of inmates at NWLA prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit accusing officials at a Northwest Louisiana prison of interfering with an investigation into reports of prisoner abuse and neglect. The suit, filed in July in U.S. District Court in Baton Rouge , claimed officials at David Wade Correctional Center in Claiborne Parish blocked the attorneys from investigating allegations that inmates had been forced to kneel or bend down and bark like dogs for food and were slapped, punched, kicked and sprayed with mace and bleach.

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  14. School closures due to threat of floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Orleans Parish School Board is closing schools and its central administrative offices because of diminished pumping capacity on the east bank of New Orleans.

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  15. Source: WVUERead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Mayor Mitch Landrieu held a press conference in New Orleans to address the loss of power at the city's pumping stations and possible severe weather. The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board lost service to one of its power turbines, which provides power to a majority of the city's pumping stations serving the East Bank of New Orleans.

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  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The city of New Orleans has declared a state of emergency after last Saturday's deluge created flooding in some areas. Meanwhile, an overnight fire has knocked out power to a Sewerage and Water Board turbine that has compromised the system even further.

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  17. City says power lost to pumping stations ahead of possible heavy rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board lost service to one of its power turbines, which provides power to a majority of the city's pumping stations serving the East Bank of New Orleans. As a result, the system's capacity to drain storm water from the streets is diminished further for the East Bank of New Orleans, west of the Industrial Canal.

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  18. Resources for New Orleans flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The City of New Orleans is assessing the damage from the severe flooding that happened August 5. As much as 8-10 inches of rain fell in isolated areas of the city within a three to four hours. People who live in Gentilly, Lakeview, Mid-City, Treme and the CBD all saw flooding.

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  19. NOPD: Algiers shooting leaves one man deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    New Orleans police are investigating a shooting in Algiers that left one man dead. According to police, officers were called to the scene Wednesday evening in the 800 block of LeBoeuf Street.

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  20. City now uncertain about 'inch of rain pumped in first hour, half an inch after' assessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    For years, City of New Orleans officials have said the city's drainage system can pump an inch of rainwater in the first hour and half of an inch of rain every hour that follows, but after major problems with the system have been revealed, the city is no longer standing by that assessment. When asked directly about the city's drainage capabilities, Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office responded with a statement saying, "At this time, Sewerage and Water Board is conducting an assessment of the drainage system to determine its exact capacity."

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