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  • On Location: "The Mentalist" TV drama joins film marketing effort

     
    About 300 protesters marched down 56th Street past a theater in Highland Park , hoisting placards with slogans like “Stop Targeting Aliens,” “We’re not Thugs” and chanting “We’re united.” No, this wasn&#...
  • 'Treme' actor Michael Showers is dead at 45

     
    Treme actor Michael Showers has been found dead in the Mississippi River. showers also had parts in The Vampire Diaries and Traffic....
  • To Stay or Go? Emergency Shelter List and Contraflow Maps

    To Stay or Go? Emergency Shelter List and Contraflow Maps
    To stay or to go: it may be the most important decision you face during the hurricane season! It's a decision best made now, when you're calm, long before a storm hits. But in some cases, the choice may not be yours. Stay tuned to ABC26 or the Emergency...
  • Emergency Phone Numbers & Web Links

    Emergency Phone Numbers & Web Links
            ++++++++++++++++++++ || American Red Cross : http://www.redcross.org (866)GET-INFO or (866)438-4636 ++++++++++++++++++++ || Central Louisiana  (Alexandria) || (318)442-6621 || || Louisiana Capital Area ( Baton Rouge) || (225)291-4533 || ||...
  • House Committee Passes Bill To Ban Handheld Cell Phone Use By Drivers

    House Committee Passes Bill To Ban Handheld Cell Phone Use By Drivers
    A bill that would ban drivers from using handheld cell phones passed through a house committee on Monday and will head to the full legislature. The Louisiana House of Representatives Transportation, Highways and Public Works Committee passed House Bill...
  • Emergency Funding Needed For Dredging Mississippi River

    Emergency Funding Needed For Dredging Mississippi River
    River flooding is threatening the nation’s economy. Now the Port of New Orleans and Louisiana Representatives are urging the President to provide emergency funding to the Army Corps of Engineers for dredging in the Mississippi River Shipping...
  • St. Bernard Parish Authorities Nab N.O. Man Wanted in Texas on Drug Charges

    St. Bernard Parish Authorities Nab N.O. Man Wanted in Texas on Drug Charges
    A New Orleans man who's been accused of murder twice and a drug fugitive in Texas is captured in St. Bernard Parish. 35-year-old Fredrick McLeod was caught today in the attic of a house in Violet, Louisiana. The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office says...
  • Coast Guard Responds to Reported Oil in Breton Sound

    Coast Guard Responds to Reported Oil in Breton Sound
    The Coast Guard tells WGNO they are responding to a report of oil in Breton Sound near Venice. According to the Coast Guard, they're working along with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement to investigate the incident. The...
  • Congressman Scalise Pumps Gas In Metairie To Make A Point About High Gas Prices

    Congressman Scalise Pumps Gas In Metairie To Make A Point About High Gas Prices
    Gas prices have dropped under $4.00 per gallon, but they're still nearly a dollar higher than this time last year. Prices at the pump have consumers fed up and Congressman Steve Scalise says enough is enough. WGNO's Vanessa Bolano has more. Filling up...
  • Boehner Makes "Weiner Crack" During Commencement Speech

    Boehner Makes "Weiner Crack" During Commencement Speech
    House Speaker John Boehner couldn't resist taking a shot at Rep. Anthony Weiner during a commencement speech Sunday at Ohio State University. During the address at Ohio Stadium, Boehner made fun of his own surname being pronounced to rhyme with "honor,"...
  • Texas Governor Addresses Crowd at LA Anti-Abortion Rally

    Texas Governor Addresses Crowd at LA Anti-Abortion Rally
    (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry, viewed as a potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate, ventured far from his home state on Sunday to address a largely Hispanic group at an anti-abortion rally in Los Angeles. The governor's English-...
  • Group Taking Action to Keep Sports Alive in Community

    Group Taking Action to Keep Sports Alive in Community
    New Orleans - Chances are you've driven by the huge empty building at the corner of Tchoup and Louisiana. Did you know there is a local group pushing the city to reopen the Lyon's Center building? The Lyons-burke Booster Club is hosting a fundraiser....