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3 min ago | Best of New Orleans
According to an article on the Forbes magazine website , the New Orleans Saints' fans are the third best fans in the NFL.
4 hrs ago | WYLD-FM
The city of New Orleans has proposed creating a patrol unit of 50 civilians to handle traffic control and non-emergency tasks that currently are handled by NOPD officers.
7 hrs ago | WNOE-FM New Orleans
The New Orleans City Council decided not to vote Thursday on a proposed ordinance that would make it easier for the city to crack down on homeless camps, like the ones that formed underneath the Pontchartrain Expressway.
7 hrs ago | WNOE-FM New Orleans
The New Orleans district attorney says a grand jury has charged a 20-year-old man with manslaughter and attempted murder in a June 29 shooting on Bourbon Street.
8 hrs ago | NOLA.com
A neatly trimmed yellow house sits on a quiet Algiers road. The tidiness belies the bloody scene that unfolded inside Wednesday night as a homeowner sought to protect his family from an armed intruder.
11 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans
The New Orleans Film Society's 25th Annual New Orleans Festival will bring dozens of new films to venues across the city October 16 to 23. Opening the 2014 festival will be Black and White , a New Orleans-shot drama directed by Mike Binder and starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer as grandparents embroiled in a custody battle.
15 hrs ago | NOLA.com
The number of murders in New Orleans continued to decline through the first half of the year, albeit at a slower pace than the substantial drop in 2013 .
18 hrs ago | NOLA.com
The New Orleans City Council plans to take a stand Thursday against Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman's proposal to build a 764-bed addition to the Mid-City prison complex already under construction alongside Interstate 10. Councilwoman Susan Guidry said the proposed building, known as "Phase III," undermines city officials' mission to reduce ... (more)
A teenager accused of being a member of a violent New Orleans street gang was convicted of second-degree murder Wednesday, concluding a trial that saw the teen's father testify about his son's gang affiliation.
Michael Darensburg Jr., 36, was found dead in the 1100 block of Thayer Street, said Orleans Parish Coroner Jeffrey C. Rouse .
Gloriosa superba is a show-off of a flower in flaming variations of scarlet, orange, hot pink and yellow.
New Orleans Athletic Club will open its doors to the public with a free lecture series in this fall.
After 5th Ward Weebie's song " Let Me Find Out " - featuring tributes to both Wing Snack and Manchu - became a hit this summer, I started a personal quest for some of New Orleans' best food references in rap.
A pop-up produce stand planned for an empty lot in the Lower 9th Ward won the Lots of Progress contest for ideas on using vacant commercial property on Tuesday, taking both the judges' top prize and an audience favorite vote for a total of $5,634 to advance its cause.
A New Orleans restaurant said its point of sale system was targeted by a hacker and that some credit and debit card information may have been compromised.
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Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:19 pm
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