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  1. The Latest: Sheriff to discuss suspect's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Latest on the fatal shooting of a suspect by a sheriff's deputy in a New Orleans suburb : A suburban New Orleans sheriff has called a news conference for Tuesday afternoon to discuss the overnight shooting death of a suspect by a deputy. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand's office says it happened just before midnight Monday in Metairie .

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  2. Photo: Deepak Chopra is seen during the 2015 Essence MusiRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Deepak Chopra is seen during the 2015 Essence Music Festival at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Saturday, July 4 2015 in New Orleans, LA.

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  3. Deepak Chopra set to headline Reynolds Hall; Cabaret Jazz stocks lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Deepak Chopra is seen during the 2015 Essence Music Festival at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Saturday, July 4 2015 in New Orleans, LA. In January, I had a conversation in Los Angeles with Brian Henson, son of the legendary Muppet creator Jim Henson and co-creator of "Puppet Up!" at Sands Showroom at the Venetian.

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  4. The Latest: 50 arrested Sunday at Baton Rouge protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Latest on protests in Louisiana over the shooting death of Alton Sterling in a struggle Tuesday with two Baton Rouge police officers : New Orleans residents account for nearly half of the 50 people who were arrested Sunday in Baton Rouge at protests over deadly police shootings. A list released Monday by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sherriff's office shows that 38 of the 50 people arrested at protests that began Sunday are from Louisiana.

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  5. The Latest: Suspect faces 4 charges including murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A law enforcement spokesman says the man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy faces four charges including first degree murder. A spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, John Fortunato, said 19-year-old Jerman Neveaux was released from a New Orleans hospital early Thursday morning and taken to jail in Jefferson parish.

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  6. Deputy shot, killed in suburban New Orleans; suspect caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A pedestrian walking down a busy commercial strip of a New Orleans suburb in the middle of the afternoon shot a sheriff's deputy multiple times, killing him, after being stopped by the officer Wednesday, an official said. One suspect was in custody and hospitalized at University Medical Center in New Orleans for minor injuries believed to have been suffered in a struggle with Michel, Fortunato said.

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  7. The Latest: Suspect in custody in slaying of deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The sheriff's deputy shot to death on a busy suburban New Orleans street has been identified as 51-year-old David F. Michel Jr. . Jefferson Parish Sheriff's spokesman Col.

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  8. Sheriff's deputy shot in suburban New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Authorities in Louisiana say a deputy has been shot after stopping a pedestrian on the street in the New Orleans suburb of Harvey. Col. John Fortunato, a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, said at a televised news conference that the deputy was hospitalized after the Wednesday afternoon shooting.

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  9. Photo: Muhammad Ali displayed these facial reactions duriRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Muhammad Ali displayed these facial reactions during his heavyweight title bout against Leon Spinks at the Superdome in New Orleans, La., Sept. 16, 1978.

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  10. Class action status OK'd in major post-Katrina flood caseRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A federal judge who ruled last year that the federal government is responsible for some of the flooding that hit the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina has granted class-action status in the case. The order means numerous property owners - not just the handful in the original lawsuit - could be in line for compensation.

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  11. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Today is Friday, April 22, the 113th day of 2016. There are 253 days left in the year.

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  12. Ex-district attorney pleads guilty to obstructing justiceRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A former Louisiana district attorney pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge that he harassed a witness and tried to get rid of evidence for a federal grand jury investigation that targeted the veteran prosecutor. Harry Morel, who served as St. Charles Parish's elected district attorney for 33 years, was charged last month with obstruction of justice.

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  13. New Orleans Police: 2 Australians shot when drug buy soursRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    New Orleans police say two Australian tourists were shot after trying to buy drugs, then saying they didn't have hundreds of dollars. Police say the men, aged 21 and 23, asked a stranger in a Bourbon Street bar early Tuesday to sell them drugs.

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  14. Army of volunteers helps restore historic Civil War cemeteryRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    College students on spring break have joined hundreds of other volunteers at a cemetery dating to the Civil War, realigning hundreds of tilted headstones and scrubbing grime from thousands more. The volunteers have restored thousands of the roughly 8,000 headstones and other markers at the Chalmette National Cemetery beside the Mississippi River near New Orleans.

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  15. Removal of Confederate symbols turns nasty in New OrleansRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Backlash against a plan to remove prominent Confederate monuments in New Orleans has been tinged by death threats, intimidation and even what may have been the torching of a contractor's Lamborghini. For now, at least, things have gotten so nasty the city hasn't found a contractor willing to bear the risk of tearing down the monuments.

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  16. Guilty plea in case of girl stabbed, stuffed into trash canRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A man pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Thursday in the 2013 stabbing death of a 6-year-old girl whose body was found stuffed into a trash can that had been rolled up to a curb in a New Orleans suburb. Matthew Flugence, 22, entered the plea at a hearing in Gretna and agreed to serve life in prison, avoiding a death sentence, Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick's office said in a news release.

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  17. Photo: Protesters are ejected from a Donald Trump rally aRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Protesters are ejected from a Donald Trump rally at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, March 4, 2016.

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  18. Former US Rep. Cao enters Senate race in LouisianaRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Cao became the nation's first Vietnamese-American congressman with his unexpected defeated of a scandal-plagued incumbent Democrat, William Jefferson, in 2008. Two years later, he lost the New Orleans-based seat to another Democrat, Cedric Richmond.

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  19. At least 3 dead as storms, tornadoes rip through Gulf statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Tornadoes and severe weather ripped through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, mangling trailers at an RV park, ripping off roofs from buildings and killing at least three people in Louisiana and Mississippi, authorities said. One of the most hard-hit areas appeared to be a recreational vehicle park in the town of Convent, in southern Louisiana.

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  20. Severe storms could affect 7 million people in Deep SouthRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A suspected tornado caused some damage but no injuries near New Orleans' main airport Tuesday as severe weather spawned possible twisters and high winds in parts of the Deep South, authorities said. Emergency officials and the National Weather Service said the reported tornado was spotted near Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in the suburban city of Kenner.

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