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  1. PT boat that saw WWII combat restored, back in LouisianaRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A U.S. Navy PT boat that sank three vessels and saw action in Europe in World War II is back in New Orleans where it was built, what historians describe as the nation's only fully restored combat ship of that type from the era. The National World War II Museum said the 78-foot patrol torpedo boat - PT-305 - is the only fully restored and operational PT boat in the U.S. that took direct part in the conflict.

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  2. Mardi Gras: 'One time of year people can act like fools'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A float rider tosses beads during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. NEW ORLEANS - The streets of New Orleans are filled with costumed revelers, dazzling floats featuring kings and queens, and people of all ages screaming for trinkets and beads.

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  3. Homeland Security weighed using National Guard for immigration roundupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Trump administration considered 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.

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  4. Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundupsRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    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.

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  5. Tornado, severe weather pummel New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Hours after a tornado struck eastern New Orleans on Tuesday, hatchet-wielding firefighters walked up and down the debris-strewn Chef Menteur Highway, looking for anyone missing or trapped. Inside, his room was ransacked; the furniture and carpet soaked by rain that poured in after the storm blew open the door and broke the windows.

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  6. Live Blog: Tornado, severe weather pummel New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Latest on severe weather in the Deep South : 1:30 p.m. Yoshekia Brown lost everything to Hurricane Katrina. Now she's lost everything again, to a tornado.

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  7. Brother of ex-NFL player gunned down in New OrleansRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Authorities say the brother of a former NFL player was gunned down near New Orleans Lakefront Airport while he was visiting his mother for the holidays. Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse tells news outlets that 38-year-old Robert Smith died at the scene Monday morning from a gunshot wound.

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  8. New Orleans Bourbon Street shooting leaves one dead, nine hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Ten people were shot, one of them fatally, in the crowded heart of New Orleans' French Quarter early Sunday, police said. Shots were fired at around 1:30 a.m. on the famous Bourbon Street at its intersection with Iberville Street, one block from Canal Street.

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  9. New Orleans "raccoon house" demolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Residents said the animals had taken over an abandoned house on Gravier Street and were becoming more aggressive in recent weeks. They were thrilled Wednesday morning to see the overgrown house that had become known as the "raccoon house" being knocked down after repeated calls to the city.

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  10. Four dead in severe floods in LousianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Latest on flooding in the Deep South : 7:25 p.m. The Louisiana governor says the federal government has declared a major disaster in the state following widespread flooding. Gov. John Bel Edwards says in the Sunday statement that the initial federal declaration is for four parishes.

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  11. Louisiana mourns lost officer as 2 more officers woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    MonaLisa Urbina, rear, and two friends, Thuy Nguyen, front left, and Kim Pham, lay flowers at a memorial for Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputy David F. Michel Jr. in Harvey, La., Wednesday, June 22, 2016. A pedestrian walking d... .

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  12. Louisiana sheriff calls deputy's death 'cold-blooded murder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    MonaLisa Urbina, rear, and two friends, Thuy Nguyen, front left, and Kim Pham, lay flowers at a memorial for Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputy David F. Michel Jr. in Harvey, La., Wednesday, June 22, 2016. A pedestrian walking d... .

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