Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on Aug. 17

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.

 

Death toll rises again; 13 dead after historic flood

TOPSHOT - Tracy Thornton walks to his house through a flooded neighborhood August 15, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Floods ravaged the US state of Louisiana, leaving six people dead and thousands more forced to flee rising waters after days of catastrophic rainstorms.   / AFP / Brendan Smialowski        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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The death toll from the devastating Louisiana floods is now at 13 people.

75 percent of Livingston Parish homes saw 2 to 8 feet of water

BATON ROUGE, LA - AUGUST 15:  A flooded home is seen on August 15, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Record-breaking rains pelted Louisiana over the weekend leaving the city with historic levels of flooding that have caused at least seven deaths and damaged thousands of homes.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office released more information Wednesday, about damage and rescue efforts throughout the parish following torrential rains and flooding last week.

 

Tropical Storm Fiona forms in the Central Atlantic

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The National Hurricane Center has officially named its 6th tropical storm of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

 

New Orleans celebrates jazz legend Pete Fountain’s life with memorial second line

Pete Fountain and his group Pete Fountain's Half Fast Walking Club make their way along St. Charles Avenue during the Mardi Gras parade on Fat Tuesday in New Orleans, LA, March 8, 2011.   Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the final day of Carnival, and the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. It's been celebrated in Louisiana since the late 17th century when it was under French colonial rule. AFP PHOTO /  ROD LAMKEY JR (Photo credit should read ROD LAMKEY JR/AFP/Getty Images)

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First there were tears when New Orleans own Pete Fountain passed away last week. Then we celebrated with a second line commemorating the famed jazz clarinetist and his 60-year career.

Suspect sought for spray-painting threatening, vulgar messages on Isidore Newman campus

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NOPD is looking for a man who vandalized several areas of Isidore Newman School overnight.