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  1. What to expect from the JFK assassination secret filesRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | KBMT

    President Trump has tweeted he will allow the release of thousands of previously classified files related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination. The files are scheduled to be released on October 26, 2017.


  2. Fats Domino, legendary musician, dead at 89 years oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | KBMT

    Eric Paulsen was a long-time fan of Fats Domino, but what he didn't know before they met was that Fats was also a fan of him. Antoine "Fats" Domino, the iconic New Orleans singer-songwriter whose piano-playing sound and smiling face entertained generations of audiences around the world and introduced an unmistakable rock and roll-rhythm and blues sound to the world, died early Tuesday morning.


  3. Crime 55 mins ago 6:51 a.m.New Orleans Police officer shot and killed in N.O. EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | KBMT

    A New Orleans Police officer was shot and killed by a suspect following a stop in New Orleans East around midnight Friday. The incident occurred near the intersection of Tara Lane and Lake Forest Boulevard just after midnight.


  4. Harvey 1 mins ago 3:59 p.m.Dear Houston, Here's what you can expect nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | KBMT

    Adrienne LaCour walks through a bedroom with mold six feet high on the wall of her childhood home. LaCour said she expects the house, which took more than five feet of water inside, will have to be bulldozed.


  5. Suspect in Quarter beating admitted role to pastor,aRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | KBMT

    Dejuan Paul went to his pastor at noon Monday with a confession: he was one of four men seen in a widely-circulated surveillance video of a brutal beating and robbery of two men Saturday night in the French Quarter. And it was that pastor who called police to tell them he was bringing in the first of four people detectives sought in the mugging of the Boston-area men who were in town with a religious convention.


  6. News 8 mins ago 3:55 p.m.French Quarter beating victim heard footsteps, then saw friendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KBMT

    Police are trying to identify these men, recorded savagely beating and robbing two tourists Saturday night in the French Quarter. The next thing he knew, his pockets were empty and his colleague lay motionless on the sidewalk next to him, his face in a pool of blood.


  7. Nation-Now 37 mins ago 2:21 p.m.Reports: Bob Stoops, longtime OU football coach, to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KBMT

    Head coach Bob Stoops of the Oklahoma Sooners looks on against the Auburn Tigers during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


  8. Nation-Now 3 mins ago 8:58 a.m.Mississippi lawmaker says Louisiana leaders should be 'lynched'Read the original story

    May 22, 2017 | KBMT

    Mississippi State Representative Karl Oliver wrote in a social media post that leaders who removed Confederate monuments in Louisiana should be "lynched." The last of four Confederate-era monuments in New Orleans was removed late Thursday and early Friday.


  9. News 40 mins ago 9:41 p.m.Beauregard statue coming downRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | KBMT

    NEW ORLEANS Police began moving pro-monument supporters away from the bronze equestrian statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard at the entrance to City Park shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday in preparation for its removal.


  10. Jeff Davis monument comes down after 106 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | KBMT

    A large police presence as well as large cranes and heavy equipment were all part of the removal of the monument to former Confederate President Jefferson Davis early Thursday, May 11. Workers who showed up to work on the removal were again shrouded with masks and dark clothing as the city has said there have been threats made against those participating in the removal. The monument to Jefferson Davis was erected in 1911 and had stood in its location at the corner of Jefferson Davis Parkway and Canal Street for 106 years.


  11. City releases statement on the removal ofaRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | KBMT

    Monument supporters holding a vigil at the Jefferson Davis memorial react to a live video that shows crews taking down the 'Battle of Liberty Place' monument. Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu began the process of removing statues erected to honor the "Lost Cause of the Confederacy" by taking down the Battle of Liberty Place statue located on Iberville Street.


  12. News 15 mins ago 4:05 p.m.Former Cowboys great DeMarcus Ware retires via TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | KBMT

    Ware calling it quits after 12 NFL seasons, including his first nine in the league with the Cowboys, in which he established himself as one of the most productive edge pass rushers in league history. He was named the Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 when he recorded a league-leading 20 sacks.


  13. News 46 mins ago 5:35 p.m.Appeals court rules New Orleans can remove Confederate-era monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | KBMT

    NEW ORLEANS The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the city of New Orleans in its desire to remove three Confederate-era monuments from their current positions around the city of New Orleans. The court sided with a district court, which had made the same ruling last year.


  14. News 4 mins ago 10:09 a.m.Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | KBMT

    The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. The 11-page document calls for the unprecedented militarization of immigration enforcement as far north as Portland, Oregon, and as far east as New Orleans, Louisiana.


  15. Grammys 15 mins ago 10:09 a.m.Grammy predictions 2017: Who will and should winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | KBMT

    A slew of mainstream favorites including Drake, Rihanna and Twenty One Pilots are vying for top prizes at Sunday's Grammy Awards. NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 03: Singer Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


  16. Nation-Now 5 mins ago 12:04 p.m.Tornado touches down in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | KBMT

    A tornado touched down in New Orleans East, reportedly doing heavy damage to areas near Crowder, Chef Menteur and Downman Road. The National Weather Service said that a dangerous tornado was down in New Orleans East at 11:33 a.m. Tuesday.


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