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On Feb. 7, the most powerful tornado in Orleans Parish's recorded history ripped through New Orleans East, and signs of destruction still fill the neighborhoods.
METAIRIE, La. -- Forget about all the newcomers on the New Orleans Saints' defense. The two guys who could make the biggest impact this year are the two guys who were derailed by broken fibulas last year -- defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins and ...

New Orleans - Chris Berg is a busy guy. His job is selling seafood by the pound for New Orleans fish House. Chris also sells oysters by the dozen.
New Orleans has had some high-profile criminal suspects over the years. But probably none has achieved exactly the type of spotlight that Justin Ray, a local music producer, did last week.
A fire at a home in the Freret section of Uptown New Orleans killed a dog dead late Sunday, according to officials. No people were injured following a blaze that erupted in the 2600 block of Robert Street about 11:10 p.m.
The artist Kara Walker - whose monumental sphinx, "A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar baby," wowed critics and clogged Instagram feeds in 2014 - will unveil a new public art project this fall as part of the contemporary art triennial Prospect New ...

The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Erato Street when the two men argued before one grabbed a knife and stabbed the other, according to a New Orleans police Department news release. police say the suspect, identified as Sarenta ...
The Pan Am Life building at 601 Poydras Street can be seen behind a passing street car and commuter in New Orleans, La. Friday, May 26, 2017.
If you know anything about New Orleans public schools, you probably know this: Hurricane Katrina wiped them out and almost all the schools became privately run charters.
Since he's come to New Orleans, Payton has coached backs such as Deuce McAllister, Reggie Bush, and Pierre Thomas. All three of those players had shining seasons with the Saints.
New Orleans - About 60,000 country music fans flocked to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the Bayou Country Superfest that took place Memorial Day weekend.
Royal Brewery New Orleans is owned by Raymond Pumilia and his wife Mandy Pumilia, residents of the upper Ninth ward. Raymond Pumilia, who's family has been in Louisiana since the 1800s, has worked in film for 20 years, which he said helped him to ...
The New Orleans baby Cakes are honoring veterans this memorial day. military personnel and their families will get free admission to Monday's afternoon game.
On Saturday (June 3) and Sunday Woldenberg Park will be filled with more than 20 restaurants dishing out bivalves for the New Orleans Oyster Festival. The festival, which features the Acme Oyster House World Oyster Eating Championship as well as the ...
Take a late-night stroll through downtown New Orleans and you'll hear a thousand flavors of music spill from the clubs.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans has revived the genre of Memorial Day orations. In his widely read and re-played speech of May 19, 2017, defending his leadership of the removal of four prominent public monuments, one to Reconstruction era white ...
The incident occurred shortly after 11 a.m. on the Royal Golf Course in Slidell, when a skydiving instructor and a trainee performed a tandem jump, Capt.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Office investigators survey the scene of a homicide and shooting at 400 N. Laurel St. in Metairie, La. Saturday, May 27, 2017.
The New Orleans Pelicans are getting closer to some huge roster decisions. They're miles away from being a championship contender.
In a span of about six hours late Saturday night to Sunday morning, one person was killed and five were injured in four separate shootings across the New ...
The occupants of sport utility vehicle opened fire on two men, wounding them in the Ninth Ward early Sunday morning (May 28), according to New Orleans police. The victims, ages 31 and 19, were taken to University Medical Center in a private vehicle.
In New Orleans, a statue of Lee was the last of four monuments removed in about a month's span. If and when Baltimore does remove its Confederate monuments, Pugh floated the idea of selling the statues as a way to help pay for the cost of their removal.
New Orleans, Louisiana -- Video from a witness shows the moments before a shooting occurred outside a French Quarter hotel Saturday night.
New Orleans firefighters worked to quell an apparent fire that appeared to have broken out Sunday night (May 28) in a home on Robert Street near the intersection of Willow Street.
A familiar French Quarter street performer charged in connection with a decades-old homicide in Florida, and two boys left wounded in separate shootings were among the stories making headlines in the New Orleans area during the week that ended Sunday ...
Getting to the Big Easy from the Bay Area will become a little easier in June, with more flights coming this fall. The new service to New Orleans marks the city's rebound from both 2005's Hurricane Katrina and the more recent economic recession that ...
New Orleans has not traditionally been known as a barbecue city. As our 2017 Spring Dining Guide attests, this is no longer the case.
For many people, New Orleans is practically synonymous with jazz; it's the birthplace of both the music and many of its leading lights, from Louis Armstrong to Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah.
New Orleans was the site of many an Allman Brothers Band appearance through the years, plus solo performances by Gregg. Based on the NOLA.
He was already being investigated after photos emerged of him standing next to a Confederate flag.
Steps away from the Orleans Parish District Attorney's office May 26, rape survivors and advocates called out what they said was chronic negligence and apathy ...
The affordable home city officials helped to create with housing advocacy group HousingNOLA in New Orleans, Wednesday September 28, 2016.
Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a semi-regular column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various New Orleans neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today, we're looking at apartments renting ...
Apartments under construction in downtown New Orleans in 2014. State legislators are debating whether to ban affordable housing mandates in Louisiana that would require developers to set aside below-market apartments and condos in new projects.
Zach Strief restructures contract, Superdome could be in line for big renovations, and Saints taking time with Hau'oli Kikaha.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu about his address on the removal of the city's Confederate monuments one week ago.
Memorial Day weekend has no shortage of events for visitors and locals looking to ring in summer. Bayou Country Superfest takes over Champions Square and ...
New Orleans authorities have filed federal charges against a 57-year-old man accused of producing child pornography.
Having a better grasp on the Saints offense could help tight end Coby Fleener get closer to the high expectations that accompanied his 2016 signing.
New Orleans Jail Employee Arrested in Smuggling Case. A 23-year-old employee at the New Orleans jail has been arrested for trying to smuggle heroin and other drugs into the facility for an inmate.
"You lose all faith in the system...And it feels incredibly hopeless," said rape survivor Maria Treme, who lamented a lack of justice in her case.
It also won't be easy to put together a package for Bledsoe without some serious draft compensation leaving New Orleans. So why do it? Bledsoe is a foul-drawing monster while sporting a low turnover rate. Only Harden and Jimmy Butler drew a higher rate ...
(WWL.com) Concertgoers at this weekend's Bayou Country Superfest in New Orleans can expect even more security after the terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester.
Back-up QB Luke McCown wasn't forced to start a game for the Saints in 2016, and decided to take his talents out of New Orleans in free agency (he has yet to sign on with a new team in 2017). To back up Drew Brees, the Saints brought back long-time ...
What to know: Warm and sunny Friday (May 26) to start the Memorial Day weekend and the New Orleans Greek Fest, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service.
John Fortunato says Baker was at a Terrytown hotel with the girl reported missing from New Orleans. Fortunato says a tip led investigators to the hotel.
[via press release]; Fratelli's Italian Grille opened in Slidell on May 19, with an "ambitious" menu with pizza, pasta, seafood, and steaks.
A 21-year-old man was jailed early Friday morning (May 26) in connection with the death of a man found fatally shot in the 3400 block of Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans police said. Hunter Foret was booked Friday with negligent homicide, Orleans Parish ...
Festival highlights include the P&J Oyster shucking competition at noon Saturday, June 3, and the New Orleans fish House largest oyster contest later that day.
After taking summers off in recent years, United will offer year-round nonstop flights between San Francisco and New Orleans starting June 8. Flights will depart SFO at 10:45 a.m. and arrive at Louis Armstrong International Airport at 4:53 p.m ...


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