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  1. Prudhomme, Louisiana chef who popularized Cajun food, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75. Tiffanie Roppolo, the CFO of Prudhomme's businesses, told The Associated Press that he died early Thursday after a brief illness.


  2. Coastal Louisiana community struggling 10 years after RitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    15, 2015. A decade after Hurricane Rita, Cameron Parish in coastal, southwest Louisiana still bears the scars of... .


  3. Recent editorials from Texas newspapersRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Even 10 years later, there are two common narratives about Hurricane Katrina. One focuses on the destruction that almost wiped out one of the country's most beloved cities: New Orleans.


  4. The Latest: Former President Bush arrives in MississippiRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The latest on former President George W. Bush's trip to New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina : Former President George W. Bush has arrived in Gulfport, Mississippi, where hundreds of people gathered in a beachside park to salute emergency responders who worked during and after Hurricane Katrina. Coast Guard Chief J.D. McMurray, who was stationed in Gulfport during the storm, says the first few days of recovery were "organized chaos."


  5. Pioneer Volleyball 19th in Preseason PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Pioneers, who ended last season ranked No. 25 after posting a 23-10 record, are the lone Sooner Athletic Conference team receiving Top 25 votes.


  6. Obama to visit New Orleans for 10th anniversary of hurricaneRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    President Barack Obama will mark next week's 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by visiting New Orleans, which bore the brunt of the storm's devastating blow and has yet to fully recover from the loss of life and property left behind in its wake. The White House announced Wednesday that Obama will meet Aug. 27 with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and residents who have spent the past decade trying to rebuild their lives.


  7. Man convicted of killing, dismembering Bourbon St. stripperRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A jury Friday night found a Louisiana man guilty of killing and dismembering a stripper he lured from a New Orleans French Quarter bar along with his ex-girlfriend, a crime only discovered when pieces of her body washed ashore. Terry Speaks and his ex-girlfriend, Margaret Sanchez, were charged with the second-degree murder of 22-year-old Jaren Lockhart, a gruesome killing in which prosecutors say the couple lured her from the club where she was working, killed her, cut her up and then drove the body parts to Mississippi where they dumped the pieces.


  8. Arrest warrant issued for men in death of girlfriendRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Louisiana authorities say an arrest warrant has been issued for a 23-year-old man wanted in connection with the death of Jasilas Wright, whose body was found June 10 on Interstate 10 in Metairie. State police and Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say Adam Littleton is suspected of kidnapping Wright, his girlfriend, from New Orleans and attempting to take her to Dallas, where they first met.


  9. Scared bear spends week in central Louisiana neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The young bear's search for a new home has brought him... . A Louisiana black bear, a protected sub-species of the black bear, is seen from its perch in a water oak tree in a neighborhood of New Orleans, La., Sunday, May 17, 2015.


  10. Natchez, beloved jazz steamboat of New Orleans, turns 40Read the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Clarke C. "Doc" Hawley was there as the captain barking out orders on a megaphone 40 years ago when the Natchez steamboat launched its maiden voyage on April 13, 1975. "I thought, hell, this would be the first boat I'd work on with primer and one coat of paint," the 79-year-old river captain said.


  11. Mississippi River traffic limited after ship hits 2 vesselsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The U.S. Coast Guard says a three-mile stretch of the Mississippi River in southern Louisiana is limited to one-way traffic upriver, a day after a ship broke free of its mooring and hit two other vessels. Damon Williams, a civilian in the Coast Guard command center, said ships were only moving upriver Tuesday near Convent, between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.


  12. Sheriff: Airport attacker had machete, Molotov cocktailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Richard White sprayed a TSA agent in the face with wasp killer then slashed... . Dozens of police vehicles surround the entrance to New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport after a machete-wielding man was shot by a TSA employee in Concourse B on Friday, M... .


  13. Mardi Gras in New Orleans: glitzy balls, then the paradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The day is known as Lundi Gras, the day before Mardi Gras. . Parade-goers vie for beads and trinkets during the Krewe of Proteus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.


  14. Businessman who testified against ex-Mayor Nagin gets 1 yearRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A businessman whose testimony helped put former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin in prison has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison after pleading guilty in Nagin's bribery case and in a separate securities fraud matter. Frank Fradella was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan.


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