New Orleans

14 men - and not a single woman - named to Jefferson Parish tax panel | NOLA.com

When the Jefferson Parish Council appointed 14 people to reconsider as much as $226 million in property tax dedications, it loaded the committee with …

Louisiana

Lobbyist hurt in Steve Scalise shooting vows to move forward: report | NOLA.com

A Washington lobbyist who was shot this summer along with U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana at a Republican baseball team practice shared his …

Louisiana

GNO's Michael Hecht wants 'other people's dollars' for West Bank | NOLA.com

Greater New Orleans, Inc.'s Michael Hecht was the latest guest of the Westbank Business and Industry Association (WBIA). The group held its November …

Louisiana

Jefferson Parish Sheriff announces plans to keep holiday shoppers safe | NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announced Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 22) the beginning of JPSO's annual Holiday Patrol program, a period of …

Louisiana

Bud’s Broiler on Calhoun Will Serve Its Final Burger This Sunday

It had a 40-year run at that location<p>After 40 years on Calhoun Street, <b>Bud’s Broiler</b> is shutting down its broilers and emptying out the last vats of hickory sauce at that location, reports the Uptown Messenger.<p><b>Jason Qadar</b>, who is retiring after owning that restaurant for two decades, will make …

Louisiana

Man convicted in 2014 shooting accused of pulling gun in Algiers, threatening to kill | NOLA.com

A man convicted in a 2014 shooting in Hollygrove that injured two people, including a small child, is accused of pointing a gun at two people in …

Crime

GoPro camera captures swarm of angry hornets attacking Louisiana exterminator

Jude Verrett is one brave man.<p>The Louisiana exterminator was called to destroy a massive hornet's nest in a shed at a home in Patterson, located …

GoPro

One dead in Uptown shooting, police report

New Orleans police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 500 block of Robert Street.<p>The shooting, reported by police around 4:33 …

Policing

Davis, Cousins, power Pelicans' 107-90 rout of Spurs

Anthony Davis had 29 points and 11 rebounds, Demarcus Cousins added 24 points and 15 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the San Antonio …

Basketball

Don't invite me for Thanksgiving if there's no mac & cheese| Opinion | NOLA.com

This Thanksgiving holiday has reignited a debate over macaroni and cheese. Apparently, there are millions of Americans who have no expectations of …

Kelly Ripa

Charlotte Flair Gives Us Her Dream Match, And Reflects On Her Return To New Orleans

Last week when WWE put WrestleMania tickets on sale in New Orleans, there was a lot more fanfare than just a general announcement and publishing a link to buy tickets. There was a ring set up in the SuperDome and a handful of Superstars in attendance to talk to the media.<p>We managed to snag some …

Sports

Saints-Rams Capsule

NEW ORLEANS (8-2) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (7-3)<p>Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS<p>OPENING LINE — Rams by 1 1/2<p>RECORD VS. SPREAD — New Orleans 6-4-0, Los Angeles …

Sports

St. Tammany deputies to give rides home during holidays | NOLA.com

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office this year is again offering free rides home to those who have too much to drink during the 2017 holiday …

Louisiana

Brickbats: The Wheels of Justice

Kevin Smith spent almost eight years in a New Orleans jail awaiting trial for possession of crack cocaine. He never did get a hearing on that charge. …

Louisiana

Louisiana port to be shipping point for liquefied natural gas to Poland | NOLA.com

WARSAW, Poland -- The Sabine Pass terminal in west Louisiana will be the shipping point for liquefied natural gas that Poland's state-owned gas …

Louisiana

Pelicans shootaround update presented by HUB International: Spurs present unique defensive challenge

New Orleans’ two opponents on a pre-Thanksgiving homestand couldn’t be more different in terms of their offensive gameplan – Oklahoma City relies on …

Basketball

Fraternity pledge deaths across U.S. spark re-examination of Green life | NOLA.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The deaths of at least four fraternity pledges this year have helped fuel a re-examination of Greek life at U.S. colleges, which …

Louisiana

St. Tammany deputies seize drugs, $37,000 in cash during interstate traffic stops | NOLA.com

St. Tammany Parish deputies confiscated more than 18 pounds of marijuana, a pound of methamphetamine, $37,000 in cash and 1,700 THC-laced vape …

Crime

Historic tax credits are essential to revitalizing New Orleans | Letter | NOLA.com

As a fourth-generation New Orleanian and proponent of historic preservation, I want to thank U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy for his extraordinary leadership …

Louisiana

Dear Jeff Bezos, New Orleans is where you need to be | Letter | NOLA.com

New Orleans will celebrate its tricentennial next year marking 300 years of rich culture and history. This city has endured many tragedies and …

Jeff Bezos

✈ Travel Contests: November 22, 2017 – Peru, Fiji, Star Wars, & more & more 🌄

Excerpts:<p>Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Peru; Thailand; San Francisco, California to see the new Star Wars film; …

English Premier League

Stolen phone leads to arrest in St. Charles Avenue carjacking | NOLA.com

New Orleans police have arrested a 31-year-old man accused of stealing another man's car Tuesday evening along St. Charles Avenue. Police made the …

Crime

Communications director leaves Roy Moore campaign team | NOLA.com

John Rogers, the communications director for Roy Moore's Senate campaign, has resigned.<p>The Moore campaign made the announcement on Wednesday …

News (U.S.)

Poll: 1 in 3 Americans dreads political talk at Thanksgiving | NOLA.com

WASHINGTON -- Bring on the turkey -- but maybe hold the politics.<p>Thanksgiving is Glenn Rogers' favorite holiday, when people gather around the table …

News (U.S.)

Man declines to give away a cigarette, gets stabbed in 7th Ward: NOPD | NOLA.com

A 59-year-old man was stabbed Tuesday morning (Nov. 21) in the 7th Ward after declining to give a man a cigarette or change when asked, New Orleans …

Crime

Body of man who was killed and 'partially bound' found next to Uptown duplex | NOLA.com

A man who had been killed was found Uptown in the 500 block of Robert Street on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 22), according to New Orleans Police.<p>NOPD …

Crime

Large oyster reef project planned for Lake Calcasieu | NOLA.com

The state plans to build one of southwest Louisiana's largest artificial oyster reefs in Lake Calcasieu before the year's end.<p>The 100-acre reef will …

Louisiana

Cedric Richmond joins conservative Republican on criminal justice reform: report | NOLA.com

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, a liberal Democrat from New Orleans and chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, is teaming up with Rep. Mark Walker, a …

U.S. Congress

Tulane wins $500,000 grant to send more public school graduates to college | NOLA.com

Tulane University's Cowen Institute will use a $500,000 grant from philanthropic foundation Carnegie Corporation of New York to fund research aimed …

Education

A homeless man gave this woman $20 for gas. Now she's raised $50,000 to help him | NOLA.com

PHILADELPHIA -- A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of gas in Philadelphia is raising money to help him.<p>Kate McClure …

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