Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on Aug. 15

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — It’s getting late, and it’s almost time to close up for the evening. Here are some stories you might have missed today.

Historic flood: Here’s how to help

Flooding in Amite. (Patrick Thomas/WGNO)

Flooding in Amite. (Patrick Thomas/WGNO)

New Orleans area businesses, agencies and people are coming together to help our neighbors in need.

State officials monitoring Zika mosquitoes amid historic flood

Flooding in Denham Springs courtesy GOHSEP Facebook page

Flooding in Denham Springs courtesy GOHSEP Facebook page

Gov. John Bel Edwards warned Louisianans today that the historic flood of South Louisiana could put residents at an increased risk for the Zika virus.

New activity in the tropics

As we head into the peak weeks of hurricane season, activity in the Atlantic basin will be increasing.

 

Chaps Chicken dishes up home style fried chicken and more

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If you drive down Harrison Avenue between West End Blvd. and Fleur De Lis Drive, you just might miss Chaps Chicken.

NOPD: Woman shot dead in Lower Garden District

Viewer-submitted photo

Viewer-submitted photo

NOPD is on the scene of a fatal shooting in the Lower Garden District.