Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on Sept. 8

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.

Trouble afoot for strawberry farmers hit by floods

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Many people in Tangipahoa Parish lost their homes in August’s flood.  Some of those who grow strawberries lost their land.

The New Orleans City Council passes motion encouraging the use of electric vehicles

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Electric Vehicle Charging point in the street

The New Orleans City Council passed a motion today encouraging the use of electric vehicles in the city to promote citywide preparation for future climate change.

Two illegal immigrants booked for running brothel on North Claiborne

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State Police has arrested two illegal aliens for running an illegal brothel and unlicensed bar on North Claiborne.

Bay St. Louis police chief dies after shooting himself outside police station

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The chief of police in Bay St. Louis died this afternoon from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

 

Three women arrested in St. Bernard Parish for robbing, beating and pepper-spraying a woman

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Three New Orleans women have been arrested and for allegedly beating, robbing and pepper-spraying a woman and robbing her in St. Bernard Parish.