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Orleans Parish

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Top Orleans Parish Articles

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  • 300,000 Affected By New Orleans Boil-water Order

    300,000 Affected By New Orleans Boil-water Order
    The most widespread boil-water order since Hurricane Katrina has been issued for the east bank of New Orleans, affecting more than 300,000 people. Robert Jackson, director of community and intergovernmental relations for the Sewerage and Water Board of...
  • Man Arrested And Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder Of Two New Orleans Police Officers

    Man Arrested And Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder Of Two New Orleans Police Officers
    Members of the New Orleans Police Department and Jefferson Parish Deputies arrested 27-year-old Herbert Floyd of New Orleans and booked him with two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder of two New Orleans Police Officers. The offense occurred at...
  • Boil Water Order Lifted Across East Bank Of New Orleans, Mayor Updates

    Boil Water Order Lifted Across East Bank Of New Orleans, Mayor Updates
    Mayor Landrieu, Public Health officials, and Sewerage & Water Board officials made an address to update citizens on the precautionary Boil Water Advisory issued for the East Bank of Orleans Parish. The precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been lifted...
  • East Bank Residents Of New Orleans Asked To Boil Their Water

    East Bank Residents Of New Orleans Asked To Boil Their Water
    A warning for people on the East Bank of New Orleans: Don't drink the water without boiling it for one minute, or you could get sick. A huge inconvenience and ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has how it started and when it should end. Besides...
  • Boil Advisory In Effect Through Sunday Night For Orleans Parish East Bank

    Boil Advisory In Effect Through Sunday Night For Orleans Parish East Bank
    New Orleans has a water problem. It won't be solved until at least Sunday night. Everyone on the East Bank of Orleans is affected including the busier touristy spots. The Hotel Intercontinental is filled to capacity and employees are trying their best to...
  • Boil Water Advisory Lifted

    Boil Water Advisory Lifted
    Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced Sunday night that the boil water advisory for the eastbank of Orleans Parish has been lifted. A second round of tests proved the water is safe for use. The boil water advisory began following a power outage at the...
  • Man Found Dead in the 500 Block of Royal Street

    Man Found Dead in the 500 Block of Royal Street
    New Orleans, the New Orleans Police Department is investigating the death of a 60-year-old local male, whose name is being withheld pending notification of family members. The incident occurred today at approximately 12:00 p.m., in the 500 block of...
  • DA says expect more cold case rape indictments

    DA says expect more cold case rape indictments
    The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office announced indictments against four rape suspects in cases dating back to 1992. They were considered "cold cases" until DNA evidence revived the investigations. And the cases aren't unusual. "This is just...
  • Women Addicted to Drugs Looking for More Help

    Women Addicted to Drugs Looking for More Help
    Hundreds, possibly thousands of women in New Orleans are drug addicts. When they're caught, many find themselves sentenced to Orleans Parish Drug Court. For some women, help is hard to find. Three years ago Mandy Hill didn't have a plan. "I was...
  • Real Estate Deals Still On Hold in Orleans Parish

    Real Estate Deals Still On Hold in Orleans Parish
    Realtors in Orleans Parish will have to wait a few more weeks before closing any deals, that's because the clerk of court is still working to retrieve mortgage information that was lost when two hard drives crashed. It's been four weeks since any real...
  • Sheriff's Thanksgiving Dinner For The Multitudes

    Sheriff's Thanksgiving Dinner For The Multitudes
    The biggest Thanksgiving bash in New Orleans was Sheriff Marlin Gusman's Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Morial Convention Center. The tables were set for more than a thousand. They were serving it up for the multitudes: turkey and all the fixin's....