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    Restaurant destroyed in Metairie fire

    Jefferson Parish officials are investigating a fire that burned through Roman's Greek Express overnight.

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    Investigators find medical leave note for Germanwings co-pilot

    (CNN) — German investigators have found a medical leave note from a doctor, issued for Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, that included the day of the crash, according to the Dusseldorf public prosecutor’s office. German investigators searched two homes Friday linked to the Germanwings co-pilot accused of intentionally setting a plane on a fatal descent in the French Alps. The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, headed from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany, left 150 people dead. During their search, […]

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    Drivers injured in morning crash

    The NOPD says two drivers are being treated for non-life threatening injuries after a crash on I-610 East.

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    Inventor of K-Cups says ‘I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it’

    NEW YORK — The inventor of K-Cups regrets that he ever invented them. “I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it,” John Sylvan told The Atlantic in an interview. Why? Because the K-Cups are bad for the environment — they are disposable and not recyclable. Sylvan originally envisioned the cup-like pouches that brewed a single serving of coffee for offices, where people want different brews. But the technology caught on, and Keurig Green Mountain brewers are now on kitchen […]

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    UPDATE: Mother and 8-year-old daughter killed in New Orleans East triple shooting

    Investigators say two women and a girl were shot in a home on Duane Road around 1:00 Tuesday morning.

  • UPDATE: Stolen Blue Dog painting recovered

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)–New Orleans Police say the Blue Dog painting taken from the Rodrigue Gallery on Royal Street Tuesday has been recovered. They say the $250,000 piece titled “Wendy and Me” was spotted just before midnight, leaning up against the Omni Royal Orleans. It’s just a few blocks from the Rodrigue Gallery. Police say the painting was stolen about 3:15 yesterday afternoon. Surveillance video shows a man walk up to the painting, look around, snatch the artwork off the wall […]

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    UPDATE: Police contact mother of boy found wandering around 9th Ward

    New Orleans police say they've contacted the mother of a boy found wandering in the 9th Ward.

  • OPSO hosts Operation Halloween Safety

    Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman is visiting school children this week as part of Operation Halloween Safety.

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    Texas health workers use Tabasco to help train for Ebola

    By SYDNEY LUPKIN via Good Morning America As Texas health workers prepare two new biocontainment units to help treat any future Ebola patients the state might have, they’re using one piece of training equipment from a neighboring state that may surprise you: Tabasco sauce. At the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where one of the units is being established, the staff has been practicing treating fake patients who have been sprayed at random with the peppery sauce as a […]

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    Bill Gates blogs about meeting Steve Gleason

    Bill Gates has written a blog about his recent meeting with former Saint Steve Gleason.


    The following schools are closed today due to wintry weather conditions: – Tangipahoa Parish Public Schools – Washington Parish Public Schools – St. Tammany Parish Public & Catholic Schools – Annunciation Catholic School in Bogalusa – Lake Castle Private School in Slidell – Delgado Community College (Slidell and Covington campuses only) – Southeastern Louisiana University (Including all satellite locations in Mandeville, Baton Rouge, and Walker) – St. Joan of Arc Catholic School and Banneker Elementary in New Orleans are closed […]

  • School Closures

    The chilly temps have caused several schools in the area to close today. McMain High School is closed due to heater problems. Ella Dolhonde Elementary and Loranger Elementary, Middle and High Schools are all closed due to boiler failure. The Claiborne campus of Lycee Francais is also closed. The Patton and Zoo campuses will be open.