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Arabi men arrested, one sought in connection with oil release in St. Bernard

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men and has issued an arrest warrant for a another in connection with an oil release at an Entergy substation in the parish, according to Sheriff James Pohlmann said.Ronald Clark, 55, and Gerard Henninger Jr., 30, both of the 2300 block of Esteban Street in Arabi, were…MORE

New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston ‘preparing mentally’ for weekend game

New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston missed another practice in London Thursday afternoon. Following Wednesday’s workout, Head Coach Dennis Allen said Winston simply had a day off for rest. Allen said Winston was expected to return to practice on Thursday.Allen did not speak after practice, but Offensive Coordinator Pete Carmichael took questions regarding Winston’s absence.…MORE

A Gretna man was found shot and killed on Wall Boulevard early Thursday morning

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office has launched a murder investigation after a shooting in Gretna Thursday morning. The homicide was reported around 1 a.m. in a home along Wall Boulevard. Deputies say a man was shot and killed. Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. READ MORE:A Gretna man…MORE

Ian weakens into a Tropical Storm as it moves over Florida

Hurricane Ian officially made landfall along the southwestern coast of Florida near Cayo Costa at 2:05 p.m. central (3:05 eastern) Wednesday. Cayo Costa is a state park south of Boca Grande. Ian made landfall as a strong Category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 150 mph.Ian has since weakened to a tropical storm with 65…MORE

Hurricane Ian: Louisiana provides resources to Florida residents

Louisiana is lending a helping hand to Florida as the state is hammered by Hurricane Ian. Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that he has spoken to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and offered resources to help residents impacted by the storm. Edwards said resources are already on the way, and the state has additional assistance available…MORE

Plaquemines Parish residents under drinking water advisory

Plaquemines Parish residents are under a drinking water advisory Wednesday. According to parish officials, the water system is experiencing higher levels of sodium and chloride due to a salt water ledge moving up the Mississippi River. The advisory is for residents and business between the Empire Bridge to Venice.The Environmental Protection Agency was notified of…MORE

Millions of dollars temporarily frozen from Wisner grant fund after court ruling

A civil court judge has sided with the New Orleans City Council, freezing the use of millions of dollars. Judge Kern Reese has temporarily stopped the use of all Wisner funds without court approval.Mayor LaToya Cantrell will be unable to use Wisner grant money. The original donation stated that the Wisner Donation must support local…MORE

Runway show empowers cancer survivors while striving to break a world record

When cancer rears its ugly head, a Louisiana nonprofit steps up to put a beautiful face forward. You Night was created in 2013 as an alternative to traditional support groups, empowering women by helping them channel their inner spirit when they may not feel like the best version of themselves. In its 10 years, the…MORE

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