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  • Lafourche Parish calls for a voluntary evacuation

    A voluntary evacuation has been called for residents living south of the Golden Meadow floodgates. Officials predict Tropical Depression #13 will bring heavy rain over the next few days. The rain combined with higher than normal tides will likely push...
  • Sun Belt continues to try and cut down on money games

     Sun Belt Commissioner Wright Waters has been urging teams in his conference to wean themselves off money games, arguing that it hurts more than it helps.  And it appears that his message is sinking in, as many Sun Belt teams have cut back games they...
  • Rain Helps Immensely In Marsh Fires

    Rain Helps Immensely In Marsh Fires
    Smoke has been awful this week We certainly needed rain to fight the fires in the marsh and Thursday, the rains came. Black Hawk helicopters were on the ground at Lakefront Airport for quite awhile as it rained across the region. The National Guard has...
  • Parishes Prepare for Weekend Heavy Rain and Flooding

    Parishes Prepare for Weekend Heavy Rain and Flooding
    Parishes across Southeast Louisiana are keeping an eye on a storm brewing in the Gulf that could become Tropical Storm Lee by Saturday. They’re preparing for torrential rain and flash flooding this weekend. Pumping stations will be busy. They are...
  • Police Confirm Body Found in River is Murder Suspect Who Jumped From Bridge

    Police Confirm Body Found in River is Murder Suspect Who Jumped From Bridge
    Louisiana State Police confirm the body found in the Mississipi Wednesday morning is Kylan Laurent. 22-year-old Laurent jumped from the Veteran's bridge after a police chase last week. Workers at Valero Refinery spotted the body at about 8 a.m. about...
  • Community Commentary: There's too much unknown about 'fracking' effects

    An essential element of a viable democracy is that its citizens be accurately informed, and that, once informed, they actively participate in the process of decision making. I fully believe that when the people of this nation have the information they...
  • State Police Confirm Kyle Laurent's Body Found in River

    State Police Confirm Kyle Laurent's Body Found in River
    Eight days after Kylan Laurent plunged into the Mississippi River from the Veteran's Memorial Bridge near Gramercy, and now his body was found. Workers discovered a Laurent’s body in the river in Norco. Workers at the Valero Refinery saw the body...
  • Betty Jefferson Sentenced to 5 Years Probation on Conspiracy Charges

    Betty Jefferson Sentenced to 5 Years Probation on Conspiracy Charges
    Former New Orleans Assessor Betty Jefferson is sentenced to 5 years probation, 15 months to serve under house arrest. This comes after her conviction on one count of conspiracy to steal, launder and evade taxes. The money was earmarked for nonprofits...
  • Single-game tickets for new stadium go on sale Thursday

    Tickets to individual games at FAU's new on-campus stadium go on sale Thursday. Prices range from $11 in the end zone to $90 for a seat in the Priority section. In order to get commemorative tickets for the new FAU football stadium, the orders must be...
  • National Guard Begins Water-Drop on Marsh Fire

    National Guard Begins Water-Drop on Marsh Fire
    The Louisiana State National Guard began assisting the city of New Orleans with aerial firefighting in the marshes of the Bayou Sauvage area. By sunset Tuesday, Guard helicopters dropped more than 116,000 gallons of water over small fires just north of...
  • Theater review: ‘Steel Magnolias’ at the Rubicon Theatre

     
    Philip Brandes reviews 'Steel Magnolias' at Ventura's Rubicon Theatre....