New Orleans

AP News
October 12, 2019 - 12:04 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Hard Rock Hotel under construction at the edge of New Orleans' historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday morning, leaving at least one person dead and three unaccounted for, authorities said. Nearby buildings were evacuated and officials said the building and a 270-foot (82.3-...
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CBS News
September 06, 2019 - 8:08 am
Metairie, Louisiana — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he wasn't aware when he shot a video promoting Take Your Bible to School Day that the organization behind it was known for its anti-LGBTQ stance or discrimination of any kind, reports CBS New Orleans affiliate WWL-TV. "I was not...
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August 15, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Visitors attending a Saints game in New Orleans learn quickly you can never judge a hotel by its exterior. Many of the city’s most luxurious hotels hide within facades preserved from centuries past. Everything from a creole townhouse to a chandelier warehouse to the headquarters of a power company...
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Ameera Butt
August 02, 2019 - 8:58 am
A lioness named Zuri at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans had a close encounter with a little boy and a toddler. Or maybe the boy and toddler had a close encounter with the lioness? Either way, the video shows a boy sitting in front of a glass partition while Zuri sneaks up behind him and swats...
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July 11, 2019 - 11:20 am
( WWL ) - New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell held a news conference Thursday morning to appraise citizens of the city's preparations as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana. The mayor said New Orleans is under a Tropical Storm Watch. "There has been a shift eastward, and this means that there...
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June 06, 2019 - 3:52 pm
NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the family said Dr. John, who was born Mac Rebennack,...
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January 28, 2019 - 10:13 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge was set to hear arguments Monday in a longshot-lawsuit seeking a possible do-over of the NFC championship game that ended with a Los Angeles Rams victory over the New Orleans Saints after officials failed to call a late-game penalty. At issue is the failure of...
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July 29, 2018 - 8:54 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two armed individuals walked up to a crowd gathered Saturday evening outside a strip mall in New Orleans and opened fire, killing three people and wounding seven more, the police chief said. The shooting happened on a busy thoroughfare about 3 miles (4.83 kilometers) from the...
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