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  1. New Orleans public schools official sentenced to a year and a day in prison for bribery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    The official who admitted helping former Orleans Parish School Board President Ira Thomas arrange a bribe will serve one year and one day in prison, a federal judge decided Wednesday, the same prison term handed down to Thomas a little more than a month ago. Bright, 51, pleaded guilty in July to one felony count of conspiracy to commit bribery and honest services wire fraud, after prosecutors said he worked in 2013 to steer a School Board janitorial contract to a cooperating witness in exchange for a $5,000 bribe.

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  2. Houston, we've got a HERO with equal rights ordinance defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Congrats to the voters in Houston who turned down the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance in yesterday's election. The law offered broad protections to homosexual and trans gender individuals along with other minority groups.

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  3. Frenchmen Street teeming with Halloween creatures, despite the rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Dark gray clouds hung over New Orleans early Saturday evening, but that didn't deter many of those who were ready to party for Halloween. They showed up in wigs, capes and glitters on Frenchmen Street to see and be seen.

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  4. Sheriff Newell Normand, JP politicos hurt Vitter in Jefferson Parish home base?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    If David Vitter doesn't do well in Jefferson Parish, his home base, one would have to ask, just how might he fare statewide? Vitter was State Representative for District 81 and Congressman for much of the Jefferson Parish region before he turned his eyes to the US Senate, and now, the Louisiana governor's mansion. Yet, last week, out of 91,425 votes cast in the suburb of New Orleans, for the most part, a strong white conservative state, Vitter only received 34,331 ballots which were 38% of the vote.

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  5. Gunman sought after shooting off-duty New Orleans officer in neckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Investigators work through rain and strong winds after a gunman shot an off-duty New Orleans police officer Sunday night. Bystanders rushed to help a wounded off-duty New Orleans cop after a gunman shot him in the neck during a drive-by shooting, according to local reports.

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  6. Coastal flood warning for New Orleans metro area extended to Monday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    A coastal flood warning for the New Orleans metro area has been extended to 7 a.m. Monday, according to a weather bulletin from the National Weather Service. According to the alert, low lying areas outside of levee protection are at risk of minor flooding following hours of heavy rainfall on Sunday.

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  7. Armed robbers hold up New Orleans barber shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    According to a preliminary report from NOPD, two armed subjects entered the Innovative Barber Shop in the 3700 block of S. Claiborne Avenue around 11:30 p.m. The two armed subjects ordered everyone to get on the ground and then cleared out their pockets before fleeing the scene.

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  8. Orleans Parish School Board race headed to Brown-Barney runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    The three-way Orleans Parish School Board's 1st District race is headed to a runoff -- and second place was determined by the tiniest of margins. John Brown Sr. led the voting Saturday .

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  9. Lakeview home invasion, Mid-City stabbing, CBD carjacking reported Friday night: NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    A carjacking in the Central Business District, an aggravated burglary in Lakeview and a stabbing in Mid-City were among the crimes reported to New Orleans police Friday night. A 27-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint around 10 a.m. Friday in the 4800 block of Deanne Street , according to a preliminary NOPD report.

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  10. Suspected drunk driver kills pedestrian, drives off with victim's body on SUV: NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    After hitting and killing a pedestrian early Saturday morning with her SUV, a suspected drunk driver continued driving multiple blocks with the pedestrian's body on the hood of her vehicle, according to New Orleans police . at North Claiborne Avenue and Kelerec Street, on Treme, just before the westbound Interstate 10 on-ramp at Orleans Avenue.

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  11. Vitter hit with triple whammy on eve of election; P.I. on Davea s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    David Vitter has used his Senate franking privilege to stick his sanctimonious foot in his mouth all the way up to his knee. Or, as my grandfather was fond of saying, he let his alligator mouth overload his jay bird backside.

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  12. JPSO seeking suspect accused of shooting Metairie friend over old feudRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators obtained a warrant for a New Orleans man accused of shooting a friend over a longstanding grudge. The 43-year-old victim told authorities Tremaine Frelix, 40, shot him twice in the leg following an argument at a residence in Metairie early Sunday morning (Oct. The victim, Frelix and two women spent the day hanging out at an apartment in the 2500 block of Manson Avenue in Metairie eating and drinking.

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  13. New Orleans Mission hosts annual galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    "Honoring Our Heroes," the second annual gala benefiting the New Orleans Mission is Nov. 11, 7-10 p.m., at the National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. Dinner, entertainment, and a silent auction featuring hotel stays, autographed shoes of New Orleans Saint running back Mark Ingram and a George Rodrigue silkscreen print depicting Drew Brees and the Blue Dog highlight the event. Ticket packages are available at www.neworleansmission.org .

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  14. Woman killed in early morning car crash near French QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    A woman was killed in an early morning car crash at the edge of the French Quarter Thursday morning , New Orleans police said. The Esplanade Avenue exit from Interstate 10 is closed as police investigate what happened to cause two minivans to crash at the intersection of North Claiborne Avenue and Governor Nicholls Street.

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  15. 2 men shot on Bacchus Drive in Algiers, NOPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Two men were shot late Wednesday night in an incident on Bacchus Drive, New Orleans police said. They became the second and third people shot in Algiers in separate incidents tonight.

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  16. Jury deliberations begin for man accused of eastern New Orleans teen's 2009 stabbing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    An Orleans Parish jury began deliberations late Wednesday afternoon in the murder trial of Dajuan Alridge , one of two men accused in the 2009 stabbing death of 15-year-old James McKenzie in eastern New Orleans. Alridge, 23, faces a potential life sentence if convicted of second-degree murder, a penalty not guaranteed because he was a juvenile at the time of the killing.

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  17. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back' begins filming in New Orleans; Extras neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Production on Jack Reacher: Never Go Back has commenced in New Orleans, LA , just one year before the movie's release date. The new film, a sequel to 2012's Jack Reacher , which was shot in Pittsburgh back in 2012, is based on author Lee Child's 18th book in the bestselling Jack Reacher series, Never Go Back .

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  18. Ex-New Orleans Police Officer enters guilty plea in case involving the murder of a fellow officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    New Orleans, La.- Former New Orleans Police Officer Wardell Johnson pleaded guilty today to 3 charges stemming from his involvement in the case of murdered fellow NOPD Officer Daryle Holloway. Officer Daryle Holloway was murdered on June 20tha That's when Detectives say Travis Boys shot and killed Holloway through a port in the divider of Holloway's police car as he was being transported to Orleans Parish Prison.

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  19. Candidates aim to regain control of N.O. schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    For the past decade, the Orleans Parish School Board has been set on restoring its former role as the governing body for all of the city's public schools. And all three candidates vying to replace former board member Ira Thomas in Saturday's election agree that it's time for local control after a decade of state supervision over most campuses.

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  20. Struggling hospital offered free careRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    The financial outlook for West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero was so bleak in recent years that Jefferson Parish officials decided the only way to save the institution was to lease it to a private operator. After years of discussions, a half-billion-dollar deal was finalized late last month.

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