Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on Dec. 16

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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.

Ricky Williams and other pro athletes defrauded out of millions

Credit: Craig Jones/Getty Images
Credit: Craig Jones/Getty Images

The Department of Justice has arrested a woman accused of posing as a financial advisor to bilk former New Orleans Saint Ricky Williams and other professional athletes out of millions of dollars.

Louisiana flood donations lead GoFundMe’s 2016 ‘year in giving’

Flooding in Denham Springs courtesy GOHSEP Facebook page
Flooding in Denham Springs courtesy GOHSEP Facebook page

Online donors pledged more than $11 million to help victims of the historic floods that ravaged parts of south Louisiana this year.

Tulane mistakenly sends acceptance emails to 130 prospective students

Tulane partners with NFL Players Association

The Office of Admissions at Tulane University mistakenly sent out 130 acceptance letters to prospective students across the country.


Yum! Hansen’s Sno-Bliz has ‘winter’ hours all weekend long

Patrons enjoy "winter" hours at Hansen's Sno-Bliz Friday afternoon.
Patrons enjoy “winter” hours at Hansen’s Sno-Bliz Friday afternoon.

Just in time for an 80-degree Saturday, one of New Orleans’ most popular snoball stands has “winter” hours this weekend.

Man in custody after posing as delivery driver, kidnapping and sexually assaulting woman near Franklinton

Deonte Miller photo courtesy Washington Parish Sheriff's Office
Deonte Miller photo courtesy Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office

A man posing as a package delivery driver burglarized a home, kidnapped a woman who lived there and sexually assaulted her this afternoon near Franklinton.



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