| Mar 15, 2011
| 8:16 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego woman who pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining more than $20,000 in disaster relief following Hurricane Katrina was sentenced Monday to 27 months in federal prison.
Cynthia D. Magee, 43, was also ordered by U.S. District...
| Mar 17, 2011
As New Orleans rebuilds from hurricane Katrina, our healthcare system has undergone an overhaul. Katrina took a big toll with over 4,500 physicians displaced from New Orleans alone, but it also offered an opportunity for improvement. Part of the challenge...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:32 PM
This week's New Orleans VooDoo Athlete of the Week was a most valuable player twice in the same tournament. And like most of his team, he will be back for yet another try at a state championship, next season.
St. Aug junior guard Javan Felix starred...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 10:00 PM
The following is a statement from The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office regarding the status of inmate Dean Kelly, DOB March 5, 1971.
"Dean Kelly, aka Tyler Durden, was booked March 18, 2011, on a charge of forcible rape.
The OPSO placed inmate Kelly in...
| Mar 23, 2011
GILISHIA GARRISON, age 40, a resident of New Orleans, pled guilty today in federal court before U. S. District Judge Eldon Fallon to four counts of computer fraud by accessing a protected computer of the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff's Office, announced...
| Mar 25, 2011
Five people were shot this morning, 2 fatally.
According to the NOPD, 4 people were shot in the 800 block of N. Claiborne. Three victims were brought to the hospital, the fourth was found dead on the scene.
In an unrelated incident, a man was found shot...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 6:32 AM
8:30AM Update: The Westbank Cathedral's daycare will be closed Wednesday. Church leaders do plan to have regularly scheduled service Wednesday night.
7AM Update: The Southbound lanes of Manhattan Blvd from Gretna Blvd to Lapalco Blvd are closed as crews...
| Mar 30, 2011
When Lenard Veal isn't driving a cab in Jefferson Parish, he's working his second job at a health club or his third job as a security guard. He's a registered voter who has chauffeur and security guard licenses, CPR and first aid certifications, and a...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Officials are calling the brand new New Orleans Parish 911 center a symbol of revitalization and growth, coming back better and stronger.
The new 24,000 square foot, multi million dollar facility will soon house police, fire, and EMS dispatchers....
| Apr 11, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Get the look of veneers at a fraction of the cost, without pain, needles, drills or downtime. Too good to be true? It’s called Snap-On Smile, and New Orleans General Dentist Dr. Brian Connell tells us, for patients on a budget looking to transform...
| Dec 14, 2010
A baby sea turtle escaped from the jaws of a shark, only to get stuck in oil spilled from BP's well in the Gulf of Mexico. A young dolphin apparently was attacked by his mother, then swam into oil.
The animals are among thousands rescued since more...
| Dec 15, 2010
More than $250,000 worth of counterfeit goods was seized at a New Orleans flea market by federal and Louisiana agents.
A Wednesday news release said agents working with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations, U.S....