| May 8, 2012
| 4:13 PM
5/8/2012 UPDATE: St. Tammany Parish officials confirmed Tuesday that the body found Sunday night is that of missing woman Nicole Jefferson. Her ex-husband, Calvin Jefferson, is a suspect in her death.
Calvin turned himself in Tuesday afternoon to the...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Ukulele player Bill Tapia, who was a regular participant in the OASIS Senior Center's ukulele club, died Friday in his Westminster home. He was 103 and died peacefully in his sleep, his website states.
"With a career that spanned over 90 years, he was...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:42 AM
If you've ever wondered why the food at Louis Armstrong is terrible and lacks choices, look no further than Stan "Pampy" Barre.
It was great news to hear that the city of New Orleans can finally free itself from the airport concession contract held by...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:12 PM
The New Orleanian who help give the world "Rhythm and Blues" will be enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Recording Engineer Cosmo Matassa is among ten new members.
Matassa was the sound engineer for great artists like Fats Domino, Dave...
| Dec 13, 2011
5:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier
5:35 a.m. Join Bill Leff (in for Jonathon Brandmeier) as he broadcasts from Booby's in Niles as part of the Hometown Voices Tour.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
10:05 a.m. Remember...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:12 PM
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1
Has the feminist transformation of western society reduced men to a state of perpetual adolescence? YES says Kay Hymowitz, author of "Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys." NO says Marj Halperin of...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:56 PM
In the last two years alone, there have been no less than 3 plans floated for the airport in Kenner.
One that was formally announced basically abandoned the entire east side of the airport for air travel. Concourses A and B would essentially cease to...
| Jul 9, 2012
30 years ago today Pan Am flight 759 crashed seconds after taking off from what's now Louis Armstrong Airport in Kenner. The plane plummeted to the ground killing everyone on board, eight on the ground, and scarring countless others. Vanessa Bolano...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:49 PM
He's following in the footsteps of Louis Armstrong, better known as "Ambassador Satch" on his trips to places like Ghana.
For Shamarr Allen, it all started with a phone call similar to the one Louis received 50 years ago. "And they were like man we love...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The award-winning trombonist Wycliffe Gordon will headline Wednesday night's Sunset Jazz show in Newport Beach with a concert paying tribute to Louis Armstrong.
The third season of the 11-show summertime jazz series at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 3:35 PM
About 250 people gathered at the OASIS Senior Center last week to remember famed ukulele player Bill Tapia in a celebration of his life that had originally been planned as his 104th birthday party.
"This is his kind of party," said John McDonald of San...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 2:48 PM
The 2012 Zulu queen arrived on Southwest Airlines at 1130 a.m. Sunday at the Louis Armstrong International Airport.
The queen, Dr. Tanyanika Phillips, a New Orleans native, lives in Tulsa, OK, where she works as an oncologist.
Phillips is expected to...