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  • San Diego woman sentenced for scamming Katrina aid

    San Diego woman sentenced for scamming Katrina aid
    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...
  • Post Katrina, Louisiana Hopes Doctors Stay in State

    Post Katrina, Louisiana Hopes Doctors Stay in State
    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...
  • Javan Felix

    Javan Felix
    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...
  • Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office Statement Regarding Inmate Dean Kelly

    Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office Statement Regarding  Inmate Dean  Kelly
    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...
  • Clerk Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

    Clerk Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges
    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...
  • Violent Morning Across New Orleans: 4 Shot, 1 Dead On N. Claiborne And 1 Male Fatally Shot In New Orleans East

    Violent Morning Across New Orleans: 4 Shot, 1 Dead On N. Claiborne And 1 Male Fatally Shot In New Orleans East
    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...
  • Wild Weather Rips Through New Orleans Area

    Wild Weather Rips Through New Orleans Area
    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...
  • Ex-Con Says First Offenders Deserve Second Chance

    Ex-Con Says First Offenders Deserve Second Chance
    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...
  • New 9-1-1 Center Symbolizes New Orleans Growth After Katrina

    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....
  • Get a Celebrity Smile on a Budget!

    Get a Celebrity Smile on a Budget!
    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...
  • Animal Rehab Centers Still Working After Oil Spill

    Animal Rehab Centers Still Working After Oil Spill
    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...
  • Counterfeit Goods Seized At The New Orleans Flea Market

    Counterfeit Goods Seized At The New Orleans Flea Market
    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....