Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on Aug. 24

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.

Ascot Road in Harvey named for fallen deputy David Michel Jr.


The street where Jefferson Parish Detective David Michel Jr. was shot and killed in the line of duty has been named in his honor.

Alligator bites man in Bayou Segnette State Park

Alligator in the water in Florida bayou.

A bridge inspector was bitten on the wrist by an alligator at Bayou Segnette State Park today.

Police arrest Harvey gas station clerk after shooting involving shoplifter


A Harvey gas station clerk is under arrest, and a suspected shoplifter is being treated for a gunshot wound after an incident Wednesday morning.

Joe Lastie Jr.’s keeping our New Orleans sound alive


He toured the world for 27 years as drummer of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, but Joe Lastie, Jr’s musical roots are deep.

Westwego man arrested after troopers intercept 420-lb. marijuana delivery

Photo courtesy Louisiana State Police

Photo courtesy Louisiana State Police

A Westwego man was arrested Tuesday after State Police intercepted a shipment from California containing 420 pounds of marijuana.