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  1. 5 armed robberies, 1 carjacking add to string of similar incidents reported Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Five more armed robberies and a carjacking were reported Sunday into early Monday in New Orleans as police were already investigating a string of similar incidents. Thirteen armed robberies, five carjackings and a home invasion have been reported this Memorial Day weekend in different areas of the Crescent City.

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  2. 8 reported armed robberies make for violent early Sunday in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    In addition to investigating several carjackings , New Orleans police were called out to eight separate armed robberies all reported during the early-morning hours Sunday. The New Orleans Police Department said the robberies were reported between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. in several neighborhoods, including the Marigny, Mid-City and Algiers.

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  3. Eight women fall victim to 4 separate carjackings in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The carjackings were reported between 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 a.m. Sunday in different neighborhoods, the New Orleans Police Department said. Detectives said the first carjacking was reported after 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the 2660 block of Cupid Street.

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  4. Decades after death, remains of WWII veteran come back to New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A World War II veteran whose remains were returned to New Orleans decades after he died on a Pacific island was laid to rest in his hometown. Funeral services were held Saturday for Pvt.

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  5. Firefighters union says NOFD response delayed to St. Roch fire,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A local firefighters union said the New Orleans Fire Department was delayed in responding to a fire this week in St. Roch because fire crews were caught up with mosquito control duties. As firefighters spent Wednesday morning battling a massive four-alarm fire that started at an abandoned home in St. Roch, the New Orleans Fire Department Superintendent Timothy McConnell praised his crew for their work.

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  6. Sinking road closes portion of Canal Street in front of Saenger TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A portion of Canal Street in front of Saenger Theatre is closed Saturday as construction crews begin repairs to the sinking road. The closure is in effect on Canal Street between Elk Place and South Rampart Street for all river-bound lanes, the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board said.

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  7. Fire watch issued after vehicle fire spreads, destroys 2 Broadmoor homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A New Orleans firefighter was taken to a hospital and two homes were destroyed Friday after a vehicle caught fire in the Broadmoor neighborhood. New Orleans firefighters first received reports after 6 p.m. about a vehicle on fire in the 4100 block of General Pershing Street.

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  8. Cold case: Father of two gunned down in New Orleans EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Every day is a painful reminder for Dwan Green that she lost her only son to gun violence four years ago. "Not a day goes by that I wake up in the morning and don't think about him.

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  9. Rob Ryan rips New Orleans Saints; 'I am a way better coach than I was allowed to be'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Rob Ryan's departure from the New Orleans Saints was no surprise to many. From the start of the season, many wondered when the defensive coordinator would be let go .

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  10. Avoid tickets, tows and boots with these parking instructions,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The biggest challenge of Jazz Fest is always getting to the gates. WDSU's Casey Ferrand shows us how to get to the fair grounds and where to park.

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  11. Mayor Mitch Landrieu explores relationship between NOLA and CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    "It's a beautiful, just beautiful country," said Mayor Mitch Landrieu in a phone conversation with WDSU Reporter Heath Allen. Mayor Landrieu tweeted this picture with the caption: "We received a warm welcome at the National Academy of Arts for Students with an acapella rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody."

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  12. Legislation to ban questions about criminal history for state jobs heads to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    People convicted of crimes in Louisiana will not have to answer questions about it on state job applications if the governor signs a bill being sent to his desk. The "Ban the Box" bill is part of a national movement to employ former inmates and promotes in-person conversations with applicants.

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  13. Brees 'not stressing' about a lack of an extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Saints star quarterback Drew Brees says he's "not stressing" about a recent lack of progress on a possible contract extension with New Orleans and said he'll approach this season the same way whether he gets a new deal or not. Brees, who has been participating in offseason practices this week, said Wednesday night that holding out is "not even a consideration."

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  14. Trangender youth advocates say school restroom debate issue of safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Gov. John Bel Edwards was taken by surprise over a multi-state lawsuit that includes Louisiana. The governor said he found out that Louisiana joined 10 other states in suing the Obama administration through media reports.

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  15. Wildlife and Fisheries reminds people of boating safety laws,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents have a few safety tips for people to remember before they hit the waterways for Memorial Day weekend. Officials say there are more than 4,000 square miles of waterways in the New Orleans area alone, and agents will be out in full force covering all of that area -- making sure people are being smart and safe while they have fun They will inspect vessels for required safety equipment like life jackets or flotation devices, fire extinguishers and signaling equipment.

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  16. Privateers Baseball Loses Lead, Game in Ninth Inning to SoutheasternRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The University of New Orleans baseball team got seven solid innings from Riley Hodge and led going to the ninth, but committed three errors in the final inning of a 5-4 loss to the Southeastern Lions in the first day of the Southland Tournament. With the loss, the Privateers drop to the loser's bracket and will face Northwestern State at 9 a.m. Thursday.

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  17. St. Roch family trying to pick up pieces after their home was destroyed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    As flames and clouds of black smoke billowed into the air, Elysia Smith and her family were inside their home right next door to where the fire started. Fire officials say the fire broke out just before 9 Wednesday morning at an abandoned house on the 1600 block of Marigny Street.

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  18. Expert: OPSO staff has 'no clue' how to run jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A court-appointed prison monitor says staffers at the New Orleans jail that opened last September "just have no clue" of how to run it. The monitor, Susan McCampbell, made remarks on opening day of a federal court hearing on whether an independent third party should be placed in charge of the jail instead of Sheriff Marlin Gusman.

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  19. Tom Benson: Superdome 'will host another Super Bowl in the future'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Leaders from the New Orleans Saints and the city's tourism community are in Charlotte, North Carolina, working to bring the world's biggest sporting event to the Crescent City. The city of New Orleans lost bids to host Super Bowls twice in the past three years.

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  20. Neighbors frustrated after trash cans set ablaze on Uptown streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Cameras caught four people lighting trash cans on fire and trying to break into vehicles in Uptown. People in the neighborhood woke up in the middle of the night to put out the trash fires.

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