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Stories with place: New Orleans
  • Man crossing I-10 is struck, killed 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 3:07 pm
  • METAIRIE, Louisiana - State police say a 34-year-old Jefferson Parish man died after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday as he tried to run across Interstate 10 in Metairie.

  • Skeleton found at New Orleans apartment building 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 1:50 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - Police say an elevator repairman found the skeletal remains of a man inside an unoccupied apartment building Thursday in the Central City neighborhood.

  • Cold winter weather gives boost to Entergy in 1Q 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 12:52 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - Entergy's first-quarter net income more than doubled, with the power company benefiting from a cold winter.

  • Jazz Fest builds on its roots after humble start 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 12:31 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - Jazz clarinetist Orange Kellin remembers playing the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1970, when small crowds turned out to see a handful of performances.

  • $3 million grant awarded to St. Bernard Project 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 10:40 am
  • NEW ORLEANS - The Z Zurich Foundation is giving a $3 million grant to St. Bernard Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping disaster-impacted communities recover in a prompt, efficient and predictable way.

  • Supreme Court rules Kenner, railroad not liable 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 7:46 am
  • NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled that the Kenner and the Illinois Central Railroad Co. are not liable for a 2009 crash in which a train struck and killed a deaf woman trying to cross the tracks at an unguarded intersection.

  • Inspector general commends Orleans airport board 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 7:34 am
  • NEW ORLEANS - The board that runs the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is being commended by the New Orleans inspector general for improvements in its contracting process.

  • 15-year sentence for Luling man in child pornography case 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 4:08 am
  • NEW ORLEANS - A Luling man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on federal child pornography charges.

  • Saints schedule includes up to 5 night games 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 8:26 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints have as many as five night games on their 2014 regular season schedule, which begins with road games in Atlanta and Cleveland.

  • Louisiana Senate to consider equal pay proposal 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 7:53 pm
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A bill that would prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from unintentionally paying women less than men for doing the same job will pass to the full Senate after receiving a committee's support Wednesday.

  • Horschel aims to regain winning form in Big Easy 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 7:44 pm
  • AVONDALE, Louisiana - There's something about the rhythm of life in the Big Easy that appeals to Billy Horschel, who acknowledges that he can be a little "hyper" for even his own liking on the PGA Tour.

  • Bill to derail parish 'big oil' lawsuits stalls 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 6:28 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans law firm launched a new Web page Wednesday aimed at refuting arguments by supporters of legislation that could scuttle a New Orleans-based flood board's lawsuit seeking damages from the oil and gas industry over the loss of coastal wetlands.

  • Payton unsure about RB Mark Ingram's 2015 option 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 5:15 pm
  • AVONDALE, Louisiana - The New Orleans Saints have not decided whether to exercise a 2015 team option on running back Mark Ingram's contract, coach Sean Payton said Wednesday.

  • Bill mandates life support for pregnant women 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 4:37 pm
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would require doctors and hospitals to use life support to keep a brain-dead pregnant woman alive until the birth of her child, no matter her family's wishes.

  • Coast Guard convicts petty officer in assault case 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 9:08 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - A jury of eight Coast Guard members, after a weeklong court-martial in federal court in New Orleans, has convicted one of their own in a sexual assault of a female Coast Guard member in late 2012.

  • Tulane football recruit arrested, accused of rape 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 8:53 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - A Tulane University wide receiver has been arrested, accused of raping a high-school student while she was passed out in his roommate's bed in a campus dormitory.

  • Panel delays vote on Churchill Downs' Fair Grounds 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 6:54 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana State Racing Commission has delayed action on a new 10-year license for Churchill Downs Inc. to hold horse racing and operate slot machines at The Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans.

  • Delgado narrows list of would-be chancellors to 3 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 12:31 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - Delgado Community College has narrowed its search for a new chancellor to three finalists and will give students, faculty and community leaders a chance to meet with the candidates on Wednesday.

  • 2 New Orleans firefighters injured in house fire 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 9:05 am
  • NEW ORLEANS - Authorities say two New Orleans firefighters are recovering from injuries after a house on fire collapsed and trapped them under debris.

  • Toddler hit by miniature train 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 9:44 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - Emergency personnel say a toddler's injuries, sustained when he wandered into the path of the miniature train at New Orleans City Park, were more serious condition than initially reported.

  • Gunfire reported near New Orleans intersection 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 12:08 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have set up a perimeter in a New Orleans neighborhood where gunfire was reported.

  • Empowering events on tap at Essence Festival 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 11:38 am
  • NEW ORLEANS - Essence Fest marks its 20th anniversary this year with a kicked-up effort to empower its core community.

  • Feds drop fatal FBI involved shooting 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 9:50 am
  • NEW ORLEANS - A spokesman for the U.S. Justice Department says the agency will not pursue a criminal investigation involving an FBI agent who shot and killed a New Orleans man during an undercover drug sting last summer.

  • Flood work to close street in New Orleans 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 4:19 am
  • NEW ORLEANS - The Army Corps of Engineers will close a portion of Prytania Street in uptown New Orleans beginning Monday for about a year while a drainage culvert is installed.

  • Report: people moving from vanishing Gulf Coast 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 8:01 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - A new report says commuting statistics indicate that coastal parishes are losing residents because of coastal erosion. And it says those left behind tend to be those who cannot afford to move.