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  • When wintry precipitation ends, bitter cold sets in!

    A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through midnight Tuesday, with snow and wintry mixes coming to an end. Temperatures will fall into the upper teens along the north shore and Mississippi Gulf Coast, and middle 20’s south of Lake Pontchartrain. A Hard Freeze Warning is in effect for all areas with the exception of coastal parishes, which are under Freeze Warnings through 12 PM Wednesday. Additionally, a Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for all of southeast Louisiana and […]

  • Bitter cold is heading our way!

    A strong Alberta Clipper will be bringing in a cold front and a blast of arctic air by Tuesday afternoon.

  • Woman’s body found in food court of Georgia mall

    ​ GWINNETT, Ga. – Investigators hope someone can help them identify a body found before Christmas in the food court of a Georgia mall. Authorities say the body of an Asian woman, possibly in her 20s, was found Dec. 21 in an unoccupied vendor booth at the Gwinnett Place Mall, according to the Gwinnett Daily Post. Police say a maintenance worker found the body after hopping over the counter and entering a back room while inspecting the vacant space. The […]

  • Woman wins $5M from lottery ticket she didn’t mean to buy

    EDGEWATER, N.J. — A New Jersey mother of two used a lottery ticket as a bookmark for weeks, unaware that the numbers on it would bring her a life-changing windfall. Oksana Zaharov, 46, asked a clerk at a Manhattan store for a $1 scratch-off ticket, but the worker gave her a $10 Set For Life ticket, according to WPIX. She decided to keep it anyway. “When the clerk handed me the wrong ticket I felt bad so I decided to just go ahead and […]

  • The start of 2018 brings the coldest week in 5 years to New Orleans

    While much of the nation has been in a deep freeze for days, the South will soon get a dose of arctic air unparalleled in years. New Year’s Eve day will feature highs in the 50’s and periods of showers. Rain should be over by mid-afternoon, and as the front itself pushes in, lows will drop quickly. Around midnight, expect temperatures around 40 degrees in New Orleans. Factoring in the wind, it will feel like the low 30s. Morning lows […]

  • Golden Globes 2018: Here are your favorites to win

    The 2018 Golden Globe nominations were recently announced, with the 75th edition of the award show handing out the hardware on January 7. While not as popular a betting market as the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes do tend to hold more line value simply because they’re the first big award show of the season and help shape the odds for the Oscars. Sister site Covers broke down the odds of victory, and, in the category of Best Film Drama, […]

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    Prepare for a chilly New Year’s Eve!

    It has been a chilly past few days across Southeast Louisiana, and don't expect that to change in the near future.

  • NASCAR team owner Richard Childress shoots at masked burglars

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – Richard Childress, owner of Richard Childress Racing, fired shots at three people who were attempting to break into his home, according to WGHP. On Sunday night, Childress heard a crash at a door on the lower level of his home, according to authorities. Childress armed himself with a handgun and went to investigate. He fired shots at three suspects, the sheriff’s office said. A window glass beside a door knob on the lower level of the […]

  • Alcohol level in air at college party registers on breathalyzer

    BETHESDA, Md. — Police in Maryland say there was so much alcohol being consumed at a fraternity party that the air inside the off-campus home registered a .01 on a breathalyzer, according to WJLA. Montgomery County Police told WJLA around 70 people, predominantly American University students, were at the party when police knocked on the front door. The windows were covered with insulation and trash bags and liquor bottles littered the floor, according to police. Court documents state the home […]

  • A Cold Christmas this year!

    The past two years New Orleans has spent Christmas with the air conditioning on. Two years ago Christmas eve was blanketed in dense fog. This Christmas, temperatures and weather conditions are finally cold and clear! Skies will clear into Christmas morning, and lows will drop into the 30s and low 40s. Most locations will remain above freezing, but with a Northerly wind at 10-15 mph the wind chill will make it feel like below freezing across Southeast Louisiana and Mississippi. […]

  • Have a real Christmas tree? You might want to check it for these

    PHILADELPHIA – At first glance, the knobby tan lump hanging from a Philadelphia man’s Christmas tree looks like it could be part of the branch, but the photo actually shows a praying mantis egg sack, according to WOIO. “If you happen to see a walnut sized/shaped egg mass on your Christmas tree, don’t fret, clip the branch and put it in your garden,” Daniel Reed wrote on Facebook. “These are 100-200 preying mantis eggs!” Reed said he found two egg […]

  • Foggy conditions will continue into Wednesday

    The National Weather Service has extended the Dense Fog Advisory to continue across our entire viewing area through 9 a.m. Wednesday.