Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on Aug. 25

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.

3 ways to celebrate: Happy Birthday National Park Service!


A centennial celebration is happening, from the giant redwoods of California to Maine’s Acadia National Park — and all the battlefields, historic sites and treasured parks that lie in-between.

Big Freedia gets 3 years probation for Section 8 theft

Musician Big Freedia attends the FUSE Media TCA Mixer at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 31, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images For FUSE Media)

(Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images For FUSE Media)

The Queen of Bounce was sentenced to three years of probation for stealing from the government.

‘Disorganized’ tropical wave moves toward the Bahamas


Here’s the latest on what’s happening in the tropics.

5 things you need to pack before a storm


We’re right in the heart of hurricane season and while there isn’t a named storm heading our way at the moment, it’s never too early to prepare.

Three arrested, one wanted in Slidell for brutal attack of taxi driver

Photo courtesy Slidell Police

Photo courtesy Slidell Police

Three people were arrested and a fourth is wanted in connection with the brutal attack and armed robbery of a taxi driver in Slidell.