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    Oops! Cars show why you should never park on a frozen lake

    SOURCE: TMW LAKE GENEVA, Wisc. — This is why you don’t park on a lake. Several cars took the plunge – literally – in Lake Geneva after falling through the lake during the city’s annual Winterfest. The cars were parked on the ice for the big event when they started to fall through the ice, according to the Lake Geneva Fire Department. Large crowds are normally gathered at Winterfest and it’s not uncommon for people to park on the ice. But Saturday’s […]

  • Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton at MSNBC Democratic debate Thursday, February 4, 2016.

    Gloves come off as Hillary, Bernie debate ahead of N.H. primary

    DURHAM, N.H. (CNN) — Hillary Clinton — a veteran political brawler — on Thursday flashed genuine anger and disbelief that Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders is casting doubt on her authenticity as a warrior in the left’s great battles against Republicans. The former secretary of state accused Sanders of delivering an “artful smear” by suggesting her political favor could be bought by rich donors. “If you have something to say, say it,” Clinton said as she and Sanders met at […]

  • Airbnb is a website allowing users to rent lodging in private homes.

    City begins to consider more freedom for short-term rentals

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)–If you were thinking about making a few extra bucks this Carnival season by putting your apartment on Airbnb–the city of New Orleans wants to remind you that it’s illegal. But with thousands of listings already on the popular app, it may be too late to stop it. Mayor Landrieu’s administration issued a new study on the popular short-term rental trend Tuesday.  To read the report for yourself, click here. The mayor’s office admits that the city has […]

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    Man shot to death in Gentilly

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A 26-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Gentilly. The New Orleans Police Department said early Tuesday that they found his body in a home near the corner of Sybil Street and Harcourt Drive, but they have not said when his body was discovered. So far there’s no word on any potential suspects in the case.  If you think you can help police, call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.  

  • Floral tributes are left beneath a mural of British singer David Bowie, painted by Australian street artist James Cochran, aka Jimmy C, following the announcement of Bowie's death, in Brixton, south London, on January 11, 2016. British music icon David Bowie died of cancer at the age of 69, drawing an outpouring of tributes for the innovative star famed for groundbreaking hits like "Ziggy Stardust" and his theatrical shape-shifting style.   (AFP PHOTO / CHRIS RATCLIFFE)

    David Bowie dead at 69

    Reports from Britain say rock and roll icon David Bowie has died at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer.

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    Ala. Chief Justice says gay marriage ban still in effect

    (CNN) — Alabama’s chief justice on Wednesday directed probate judges in the state to enforce the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, seven months after a landmark Supreme Court ruling legalized gay and lesbian nuptials nationwide. “Until further decision by the Alabama Supreme Court, the existing orders of the Alabama Supreme Court that Alabama probate judges have a ministerial duty not to issue any marriage license contrary to the Alabama Sanctity of Marriage Amendment or the Alabama Marriage Protection Act remain […]

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    Body found on U.S. 90

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)–New Orleans police say one man is dead after his body was found on U.S. 90 westbound near the Gen. de Gaulle Drive exit on the westbank. Police say his body was found just before 4:00 a.m. January 1, and they believe he was the victim of a hit-and-run. No further information about the victim or a suspect has been released.

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    Reports: U.S. spied on Israel at Iran negotations

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — A new report that the National Security Agency spied on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is highlighting the Republican divide on civil liberties and national security. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that the NSA maintained surveillance of Netanyahu and other U.S. allies, despite a promise from President Barack Obama two years ago that he would end the practice. The alleged eavesdropping is said to have taken place during the international nuclear negotiations with Iran.  Netanyahu has […]

  • IN SPACE - AUGUST 29:  In this satellite image from NOAA, Hurricane Katrina is seen at 1:15 PM (EST) August 29, 2005 over the Gulf Coast. Katrina, now a Category 2 strom with 105 mph winds, made landfall close to Empire, Louisiana at about 6:00 AM (CDT).  (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

    State may face paying back $1.2 billion

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)–Louisiana’s taxpayers are at risk of facing a huge pay-back of money tied to post-hurricane recovery efforts. The Louisiana Legislative Auditor found that thousands of homeowners who were given federal housing grants after hurricanes Katrina and Rita didn’t hold up their ends of the deal.  Now the feds are looking to get that money back. To read the audit for yourself, click here.

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    Single, sculpted, and shirtless: Lovelorn jogger captures viral fame

    CHICAGO (WGN)– An interview with a shirtless jogger has gone viral. WGN reporter Tahman Bradley caught up with Ethan Renoe Sunday night as he was running, shirtless, along Lake Michigan in the warm and rainy weather. The resulting video has been viewed more than 1 million times and has garnered roughly 17,000 likes and 9,000 shares on Facebook. Many WGN followers commented on the video, praising Renoe’s looks and trying to hook up for a date. On Monday Renoe visited the […]

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    Celebration in the Oaks run/walk

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)–It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to lace up your running shoes and hit City Park! The Allstate Sugar Bowl Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk takes place Saturday, Dec. 5, at 3:30 p.m. The course is just two miles, so it’s popular with families, and participants enjoy free entry into the Botanical Garden, Storyland, and Carousel Gardens, before anybody else can get in. Head to ccc10k.com for more info on how to register.

  • LAS VEGAS - FEBRUARY 19:  Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland arrives at the world premiere of Cirque du Soleil's "Viva ELVIS" production at the Aria Resort & Casino at CityCenter February 19, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil)

    Rock singer Scott Weiland dead at 48

    (CNN) — Scott Weiland, whose extraordinary career as the lead singer of the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver was overshadowed by his unending battle with drug addiction, has died. He was 48. His manager Tom Vitorino confirmed his death, but he didn’t disclose the cause. Weiland was found dead while on tour with his latest band. Really sorry to hear about Scott Weiland. — Krist Novoselić (@KristNovoselic) December 4, 2015 “Scott Weiland, best known as the lead singer for […]