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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    An investigation into the Dec. 11 shooting of a Louisiana State Trooper's car has resulted in the dismantling of a small New Orleans East street gang and the seizure of drugs, guns and stolen vehicles, according to State Police. The four main targets of the investigation, who police said were directly involved in the shooting, have been identified as 19-year-old Robert Leblanc, 18-year-old Anthony Crawford, and two juveniles, ages 15 and 16. The shooting of the LSP unmarked car occurred while police were investigating a stolen 2014 Chevrolet Silverado in New Orleans East.

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  2. Mardi Gras season rolls into last big weekend in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Grammy Award winning recording artist Irma Thomas, known as the "soul Queen of New Orleans," performs on the front porch of a home on Orleans Ave., as crowds wait for the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade to pass in New Orl... . Grammy Award winning recording artist Irma Thomas, known as the "soul Queen of New Orleans," performs on the front porch of a home on Orleans Ave., as crowds wait for the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade to pass in New Orl... .

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  3. Corps to finally close Mississippi River spillway on MondayRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The Army Corps of Engineers says it will soon close the final bays of a major spillway in south Louisiana that serves as a relief valve for the rain-swollen Mississippi River. WDSU-TV reports that the corps announced recently that the final bays of the Bonnet Carre Spillway are to be closed by Monday afternoon.

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  4. Move underway to bring NOLA's Confederate monuments to BeauvoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Now that New Orleans is set to remove four Confederate monuments from city property, some on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are hoping they'll be given new life at Beauvoir in Biloxi. Rep. Gene Reynolds says the bill he's working on won't necessarily impact the removal of four monuments under dispute in New Orleans.

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  5. NOFD: 6-alarm fire under control, building in 'great danger' of collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The New Orleans Fire Department is still on the scene of a 6-alarm fire near the Roosevelt Hotel in downtown New Orleans. However, they said it is now under control.

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  6. Spillway of swollen Mississippi River open near New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Workers with the U.S. Army Corps of engineers pull wooden pins to drain water from the Mississippi River into the Bonnet Carre Spillway Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, in Norco, La. The Mississippi River water levels... .

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  7. New video surfaces in grisly hit-and-run that killed 28-year-old touristRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Police hope that newly obtained surveillance video will help them solve a hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a 28-year-old tourist in the French Quarter in the early morning hours of New Year's Day. Police said the driver of a black sedan hit the victim, identified by the Orleans coroner as Joshua Woodruff, at Dumaine and Decatur streets, and then dragged his body over the Crescent City Connection to Algiers - about 6 miles.

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  8. Family of first shooting victim of 2016, issues emotional plea to her killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A 22-year-old recent Dillard graduate is shot dead in New Orleans Saturday night, the city's first shooting death of the year. Now, Myeisha McDaniels' family has an emotional plea to her killer.

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  9. Suit challenges removal of Confederate monumentsRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A federal lawsuit is challenging a city plan to remove prominent Confederate monuments by charging that the city doesn't own the land under three of the monuments and they are protected from removal by state and federal laws. The suit, filed shortly after the City Council voted Thursday to remove four monuments, asks U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans to halt removal plans.

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  10. Family mourns slain Mardi Gras Indian, pregnant girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Family and friends gathered Thursday to comfort each other after the Wednesday night murders of a pregnant woman, her boyfriend and their unborn son. Breon Stewart was just a week away from delivering the child who would have been Lionel Delpit IV, when the couple was gunned down in their car in the parking lot of a New Orleans East apartment complex.

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  11. Pregnant woman, boyfriend murdered in N.O. EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The mother of a pregnant woman who was murdered Wednesday night in New Orleans East can barely stand the pain. "Everything about my baby was good," Nicole Stewart said.

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  12. New Orleans council votes to remove Confederate monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    2, 2015 file photo, the Robert E. Lee Monument is seen in Lee Circle in New Orleans. New Orleans is poised to make a sweeping break with its Confederate past as it contemplates removing promin... . 2 comments

  13. New Orleans considers removing Confederate monumentsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    New Orleans is poised to make a sweeping break with its Confederate past as city leaders decide whether to remove prominent monuments from some of its busiest streets. With support from Mayor Mitch Landrieu, a majority on the City Council appears ready to take down four monuments, including a towering statue of Confederate Gen.

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  14. Man arrested in the shooting death of sheriff's deputyRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Authorities say a 48-year-old man accused in the shooting death of a Louisiana sheriff's deputy has been arrested in Alabama. Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit Capt.

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  15. Euric Cain accused of carjacking, raping couple day after Peter Gold shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The man accused of shooting a Tulane medical school student who was trying to help an alleged robbery victim is now accused of carjacking, kidnapping and raping a couple less than 24 hours later. A man and woman were getting into a parked car in the early morning hours of Nov. 21 near St. Philip and Henriette Delille streets in Treme when an armed man, identified as Euric Cain, 21, got into the back seat of their car and demanded money and credit cards.

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  16. NOPD: More than 10 people injured in Upper Ninth Ward shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting that left more than 10 people injured. The incident occurred Sunday evening in the 1900 block of Gallier Street.

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  17. Louisiana picks Democrat as next governor, rejecting VitterRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Democrat John Bel Edwards won the runoff election for Louisiana governor Saturday, defeating the once-heavy favorite, Republican David Vitter, and handing the Democrats their first statewide victory since 2008. Voters' rejection of Vitter was a stunning turn of events for the U.S. senator, who has been a political powerhouse in the state for years and started his campaign nearly two years ago as the race's front-runner.

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  18. New surveillance video shows suspect's vehicle; reward at $12.5K in shooting of Tulane studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Surveillance video shows this hooded man shot a Good Samaritan who was trying to help a robbery victim. The gunman tries one final time to shoot the victim in the head.

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  19. Louisiana parish drops suits against oil and gas companiesRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A coastal Louisiana parish has dropped its lawsuits against oil and gas companies over damages parish officials have said the oil industry caused to wetlands by digging numerous canals. The council's move was a blow to environmentalists and others who've argued for years that the oil and gas industry should be forced to pay for damage to wetlands.

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  20. Memphis-based company reports growing demand for cruisesRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The American Queen riverboat will spend more time in Memphis in 2016 as demand rises for overnight cruises on the lower Mississippi River. The Commercial Appeal reports that sales of next year's cruises are up 200 percent over this time last year, and American Queen operators say more Memphis-New Orleans trips are a big reason.

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