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  • Man shot near the edge of the French Quarter

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting near the edge of the French Quarter. Officers say a man was shot in the back on Esplanade Avenue near Decatur Street early this morning. He was taken to the hospital. No word yet on his condition.

  • UPDATE: I-10 West reopens at Crowder after accident

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — I-10 West has reopened at Crowder. The Louisiana DOTD said the interstate closed around 5:30 this morning due to a major accident. At least 3 vehicles were involved, including an overturned pickup truck. No word yet on any injuries.    

  • 2-alarm fire in New Orleans East destroys home

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — New Orleans firefighters are on the scene of a 2-alarm fire in New Orleans East. Officials say the blaze broke out around 3:45 this morning at a home on Old Spanish Trail and San Marco Road. They say no one was home at the time. No word yet on any injuries. Stay with WGNO News for the latest on this developing story.

  • Closures/Delays due to severe weather

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — There are a few closures/delays to note as severe weather moves across the area. We’ll continue to update this list throughout the morning. St. John the Baptist Schools will start 2 hours later than usual. You can find the delayed schedule here. ARISE Academy will open at 10:15am. Buses will pick up students 2 hours after their normal morning pickup times. Mildred Osborne Charter School will open at 9:45am. Buses will pick up students 2 hours after their normal […]

  • Body found in the Riverbend

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – New Orleans Police are investigating the death of a man found in the Riverbend early this morning. Officers say they found the body near the railroad tracks at Leake and Carrollton Ave. Right now, they’re calling it an “unclassified death.” Stay with WGNO News for the latest on this developing story.

  • NOPD investigates fatal shooting in Algiers

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — New Orleans Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Algiers. It happened just after 5:30 this morning in the 3400 block of Kabel Dr. Officers say they were responding to a disturbance when they found a man lying in the parking lot of a shopping center. They say he had been shot, but haven’t released any other details. Stay with WGNO News for the latest on this developing story.  

  • One dead, 2 injured in Gentilly triple shooting

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — New Orleans Police are investigating a triple shooting in Gentilly. Officers say one of the victims has died. The three were shot in the 4200 block of Touro Street early this morning. Stay with WGNO News for the latest on this developing story.

  • UPDATE: Person of interest sought after Westwego Officer Michael Louviere, woman die in West Bank shooting

    Westwego Police Officer and woman seriously injured in Hit-and-Run Incident in Marrero

  • JPSO investigates crash in Harvey

    HARVEY (WGNO) — The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash on the west bank. Deputies got the call of a single vehicle crash on Manhattan Boulevard near Lapalco just before 4:00 this morning. No word yet on what caused the crash. We have a crew on the scene. Stay with WGNO News on air and online for the latest on this developing story.

  • St. John Parish Schools closed

    ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (WGNO) – Class is canceled today for public schools in St. John the Baptist Parish. School officials made the decision due to the threat of severe weather during the morning commute. They say schools will be open tomorrow.

  • NOFD battles 2-alarm fire at Gentilly bakery

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – New Orleans Firefighters are battling a 2-alarm blaze at the Buttermilk Drop Bakery in Gentilly. Officials say the fire broke out just before 4:00 this morning near the corner of Elysian Fields and Robert E. Lee. No word yet on what may have caused the fire. Stay with WGNO News for the latest on this developing story.

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    Police investigate deadly shooting in St. Roch

    New Orleans Police are on the scene of a deadly shooting in St. Roch.