Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on Aug. 23

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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.

Tropical wave is organizing; may affect U.S. next week

Tropical Atlantic

The tropical wave centered about 800 miles east of the Antilles Islands continues to move into more favorable waters and atmospheric conditions.

Driver ditches booted tires on St. Charles Avenue

Being a car owner in New Orleans isn’t always easy.

See all 10 murals now finished in Fat City!

Legs in the Air by Kyle Bravo

Legs in the Air by Kyle Bravo

Elected leaders in Jefferson Parish joined members of the Metairie Business Development District and Arts Council New Orleans to mark the completion of the Fat City Mural Project.

Louisiana Lottery boasts record sales

(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The Louisiana Lottery toppled its record first full fiscal year of sales, ending 2016 with $508.3 million in revenue.

Coroner: Suspect killed at scene of officer-involved shooting shot himself


The suspect who was killed in the Seventh Ward Sunday after a trooper was shot in the arm died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office.

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