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Recent Articles by Chris
City of Hammond confirms explosive devices found were fake
There is a heavy police presence at Hammond Square near Target and other stores in the area.
Published June 5, 2020 at 2:57 PM
Drew Brees’ comments about kneeling during national anthem anger fellow players
New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees said he will continue his stance against players who kneel during the national anthem before NFL games.
Published June 3, 2020 at 5:32 PM
Ochsner Health releases 1,500th COVID-19 patient since March 9
Ochsner Health announced she is the 1,500th coronavirus patient to be released from Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans after the pandemic began
Published April 20, 2020 at 5:33 PM
History-making Saints kicker Tom Dempsey dies from coronavirus crisis
Legendary New Orleans Saints place kicker Tom Dempsey died Saturday night after a battle with COVID-19. He was 73.
Published April 5, 2020 at 2:03 PM
Nurse at New Orleans East Hospital dies as result of COVID-19
A nurse at New Orleans East Hospital has died during the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
Published April 1, 2020 at 4:36 PM
Gov. Edwards: Mardi Gras caused many cases of coronavirus in New Orleans area
Governor John Bel Edwards believes that Mardi Gras had a lot to do with the number of coronavirus cases in the New Orleans metro area.
Chris Finch and
Published March 24, 2020 at 5:55 PM
Statewide stay at home order effective at 5 p.m. Monday
The governor is expected to speak at 2 p.m.
Nicole Mumphrey and
Published March 23, 2020 at 5:36 AM
Mississippi man arrested for rash of car burglaries in Chalmette
The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mississippi man in connection with a rash of car burglaries that occurred recently in Chalmette, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.
Published February 3, 2020 at 1:26 PM
New Orleans police issue simple battery warrant for Odell Beckham Jr.
The New Orleans Police Department said it has obtained an arrest warrant for simple battery after Odell Beckham Jr. was seen in a video making contact with a security guard.
Published January 16, 2020 at 11:18 AM
4 La. children kidnapped by parents who lost custody; last seen in Alabama
Washington Parish sheriff’s deputies are looking for four kidnapped children and their kidnappers.
Published November 8, 2019 at 11:59 AM
GAME OF CHICKEN: Popeyes’ popular sandwich coming back, report says
Hold the turkey, because the chicken is back just in time for Thanksgiving.
Published October 23, 2019 at 9:53 PM
Hard Rock Hotel crane crumbles to ground after delayed explosion; full demolition is next
The city demolished two cranes at the Hard Rock Hotel construction site on Sunday (Oct. 20). They came crashing down on Rampart and Canal streets around 3 p.m.
Published October 20, 2019 at 4:01 PM
Hard Rock construction site monitored as crane moved in to stabilize building
Downtown commuters are being asked to stay away from the Hard Rock construction hotel collapse site.
Published October 14, 2019 at 9:39 AM
Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild
Who dat thought the Pope was a Saints fan?
Published October 14, 2019 at 5:48 AM
Area evacuated around downtown New Orleans buiding collapse
The New Orleans Fire Department said the Hard Rock building is considered stable, but unsupported.
Published October 12, 2019 at 2:31 PM
VIDEO: Drone captures aftermath of Hard Rock collapse in downtown New Orleans
The Hard Rock Hotel partially collapsed Saturday morning onto Canal Street.
Published October 12, 2019 at 1:49 PM
Saints linebacker won’t have to pay fine; school shows support with ‘Child of God’ headbands
A Metairie Catholic school showed support to a Saints player by letting students wear headbands expressing their faith.
Published October 8, 2019 at 3:50 PM
Disney Cruise plans new trips from New Orleans to Bahamas, Caribbean
Disney Cruise Line will return to New Orleans with trips to the Bahamas and Caribbean, including visits to Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.
Published September 26, 2019 at 5:08 PM
5-month-old shaken to death by mother’s boyfriend, sheriff says
Deputies arrested a 23-year-old Metairie man for one count of murder after a five-month-old infant died from what appears to be “shaken baby syndrome.”
Published September 25, 2019 at 12:30 PM
Cowboys vs. Saints is hottest - most expensive - ticket in the NFL
When the Dallas Cowboys come to New Orleans for a primetime showdown against the Saints on Sunday night, tickets will at a premium.
Published September 24, 2019 at 11:19 AM
1 officer killed, 1 shot in head during Mandeville traffic stop; suspect identified
One Mandeville police officer was shot to death and another one was injured near Hwy. 190 and Hwy. 22 on Friday afternoon (Sept. 20).
Published September 21, 2019 at 6:52 AM
Payton: Drew Brees won’t go on IR; team will go with 2 QBs
New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton said Wednesday (Sept. 18) he does not plan to place quarterback Drew Brees on the injured reserve list.
Published September 18, 2019 at 11:37 AM
Saints lose final preseason game to Dolphins
The New Orleans Saints played the Miami Dolphins in the final preseason game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Thursday night.
Published August 29, 2019 at 10:12 PM
Car removed from Mid-City sewerage system
The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans found at least one car in the sewerage system at the Lafitte Greenway and Jefferson Davis Parkway.
Chris Finch and
Published August 21, 2019 at 9:12 PM
Rolling Stones rescheduled for Monday due to Barry
The Rolling Stones: No Filter Tour has been rescheduled to Monday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. Your current tickets will be valid for the show.
Published July 12, 2019 at 10:20 AM
Police get call about shell shortage at Taco Bell on eve of ‘Taco Tuesday’
Slidell police have a message for anyone craving Taco Tuesday: Don’t call us.
Published June 4, 2019 at 12:46 PM
Woman beat wife with bedpost over missing marijuana, report says
A Louisiana woman was arrested on May 20 on suspicion of beating her wife with a bedpost after the spouse accidentally put marijuana in a washing machine
Published May 28, 2019 at 7:33 AM
PHONE SCAM: Beware of call from Sierra Leone
Local law enforcement agencies are warning of a phone scam that spread across the nation on Thursday night.
Published May 3, 2019 at 8:37 AM
New Orleans student accepted to 115 colleges, offered $3.7 million in scholarships
An 18-year-old New Orleans high school senior has been accepted into 115 colleges and has been offered more than $3.7 million in scholarships.
Published April 24, 2019 at 12:32 PM
Woman beats man with his prosthetic leg when he wants to break up
A Marrero woman used her ex-boyfriend’s prosthetic leg to beat him up after a night of drinking and a break up, authorities said.
Published April 12, 2019 at 2:54 PM
First Alert Forecast: searing Summer heat into weekend, next week
DIY projects gaining popularity during the pandemic
Residents of counties with tighter restrictions have mixed views
Week after Miss. flag retired, Sen. McDaniel spearheads push for future referendum
Mississippi hospitals are filling up and doctors say they need the public’s help
Courtney Ann Jackson