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  • Questions Remain For State Of Unemployment In Louisiana

    Questions Remain For State Of Unemployment In Louisiana
    After nearly a year with only part-time work, New Orleans resident James Wicht finally scored a job - in a different profession, 1,200 miles away, in a town of 3,700. "You have to go where the jobs are," he said. During the 30 years Frank Loria has...
  • Coast Guard Rescues 4 From Downed Helicopter

    Coast Guard Rescues 4 From Downed Helicopter
    The Coast Guard rescued four people from a downed aircraft, Wednesday, 16 miles south of Terrebonne, La. Rescued were Reid Aldrich of Nampa, Ind., David Portlock of Lafayette, La., Brian Meadows of Carencro, La., and John Howell of Cape Coral, Fla....
  • New Orleans Sobriety Checkpoint

    New Orleans Sobriety Checkpoint
    As required by the Louisiana Supreme Court, the New Orleans Police Department is issuing a public advisory regarding a sobriety checkpoint that will be conducted. The New Orleans Police Department's Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint...
  • New Orleans Tourism Booming

    New Orleans Tourism Booming
    Louisiana's summer tourism may have taken a big hit, but New Orleans tourist hot spots are booming. Some are calling it the best summer since Katrina. Many visitors took a pass on beaches threatened by the oil spill and came to New Orleans instead.
  • Fugitive Arrested In New Orleans

    Fugitive Arrested In New Orleans
    David W. Welker, Special Agent in Charge of the New Orleans Division of the FBI announced that members of the FBI's SWAT team and New Orleans Violent Crime Task Force (NOVCTF) arrested an individual wanted on rape and murder charges out of Texas. Today...
  • New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Gun Charge

    New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Gun Charge
    QUINCY L. JYNES, age 22, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, pled guilty yesterday in federal court before U. S. District Judge Martin L. C. Feldman to being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. According...
  • New Orleans Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Heroin Distribution

    New Orleans Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Heroin Distribution
    KEVIN LEWIS, age 36, of New Orleans, was sentenced yesterday in federal court by U. S. District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle to 30 years (360 months) in prison for conspiracy to distribute heroin and the distribution of heroin, announced U. S. Attorney Jim...
  • New Orleans Grand Jury Indictments

    New Orleans Grand Jury Indictments
    On Thursday, September 2, 2010, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office obtained the following indictments from the Grand Jury. The Grand Jury returned a True Bill indicting Christopher Lee, 20, and Joshua Lee, 19, for one count each of Second...
  • Coast Guard rescues 3 men in Lake Pontchartrain

    Coast Guard rescues 3 men in Lake Pontchartrain
    The Coast Guard has rescued three men whose vessel capsized near Seabrook Marina in Lake Pontchartrain. The crew of an MH-65C Dolphin helicopter, on their way to conduct training, spotted the men standing on a capsized vessel at about 9:30 Tuesday...
  • New Orleans Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Federal Prison For Weapons Violation

    New Orleans Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Federal Prison For Weapons Violation
    NOLAN ALEXIS, age 28, a resident of New Orleans, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon to fifteen (15) months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm in New Orleans, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. In...
  • Dallas Tops Ugliest Cities List

    Dallas Tops Ugliest Cities List
    The city of Dallas probably isn't too proud of ranking second on this national list. Apparently, not only is Dallas the fourth fattest city in the nation, the seventh highest in ozone pollution and one of the top 10 least fit and most stressful cities....
  • Analysis: Perfect Storm Brewing For La. Economy

    Analysis: Perfect Storm Brewing For La. Economy
    In the blink of an eye, the economic focus in Louisiana has shifted from recession recovery to avoiding actual and potential job losses piling up at a staggering rate. And there's very little that the state can do: The tally is due to the Obama...