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  • The Crowd: Dinner is prelude to Pacific Chorale gala

    Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach was the setting for an underwriting dinner to benefit the upcoming 40th anniversary of Maestro John Alexander's association with the Pacific Chorale. Chaired by hosts Mart and Margie Hubbard, and Jan Landstrom,...
  • Female's Body Found In Old Gentilly

    Female's Body Found In Old Gentilly
    New Orleans Police found a body around 12:30am Tuesday in the 8900 block of Old Gentilly Rd. The deceased female was found wrapped in blankets with no visible signs of trauma. The New Orleans Coroner will conduct an autopsy Tuesday to determine the...
  • National Guard Redeploys Helicopters In Marsh Firefight

    National Guard Redeploys Helicopters In Marsh Firefight
    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu called on the governor on Friday to redeploy Louisiana National Guardsmen to fight a stubborn marsh fire in New Orleans East, after a reconnaissance flight late Thursday showed three hot spots still burning in Bayou...
  • The Beads are Flying at Armstrong International Airport

    The Beads are Flying at Armstrong International Airport
    We’re months away from Mardi Gras, but the iconic statue of Louis is already in the spirit.  So are the customer service agents he stands next to at Louis Armstrong International Airport.  As part of an effort to make the ticket counters, heavy...
  • Troopers intercept Fugitive Rapist on Interstate 12

    Troopers intercept Fugitive Rapist on Interstate 12
    Through the cooperative effort of several law enforcement agencies, a convicted sex offender and fugitive rapist was taken into custody along Interstate 12 following a traffic stop earlier this afternoon. The multi-state search for the suspected...
  • Exhibition Celebrates LA Bicentennial

    Exhibition Celebrates LA Bicentennial
    New Orleans - The Historic New Orleans Collection is celebrating the Louisiana's upcoming bicentennial with a special exhibition. The museum dug deep into its archive and brought out some of its "greatest hits" that showcase the state's history. The...
  • Mayor: No More Visible Flames in Marsh Fire

    Mayor: No More Visible Flames in Marsh Fire
    Two Louisiana National Guard UH-60 Blackhawks with Bambi Buckets continued to drop water on areas where light hazes of smoke were spotted during an aerial reconnaissance flyover this morning.  At this time, there are no visible flames in the marsh fire,...
  • Three Hot Spots Identified in Marsh Fire

    Three Hot Spots Identified in Marsh Fire
    During a reconnaissance flight today at noon, the New Orleans Fire Department identified three hot spots in the marsh fire in New Orleans East. As a result, the Mayor requested aerial support from the state, and the Louisiana National Guard quickly...
  • PASSINGS: Donald L. Taffner, Wardell Quezergue, Eve Brent

    PASSINGS: Donald L. Taffner, Wardell Quezergue, Eve Brent
    Donald L. Taffner Distributor brought British TV shows to U.S. Donald L. Taffner, 80, an independent television distributor and producer who adapted and delivered "The Benny Hill Show" and other British comedy programs for U.S. broadcasts, died...
  • Early Morning Shooting Leads To Suspect Fatally Shot By JPSO Deputy

    Early Morning Shooting Leads To Suspect Fatally Shot By JPSO Deputy
    Shortly before 3:30 Wednesday morning, a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputy observed three people, two men and a woman, standing near Newton St. and Upland Ave. The deputy began to approach the three when one of the men ran down Marmandie Ave. The deputy...
  • Mayor: Marsh Fires Smoldering After Tropical Storm Lee

    Mayor: Marsh Fires Smoldering After Tropical Storm Lee
    As soon as weather cleared from Tropical Storm Lee, the City returned its focus to the woodland-marsh fire in New Orleans East.   On Monday, September 05, 2011, a ground reconnaissance team from the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD), along with a...
  • OPSB Says New Orleans Schools Will Open Tuesday

    OPSB Says New Orleans Schools Will Open Tuesday
    The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) today announced that all OPSB traditional and charter schools will open for class on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. Students will have a full day of instruction and be released at their normal dismissal times.     OPSB...