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Parents of 2 missing Folsom girls speak out about reuniting with their daughters

Mary and Justin Bourg told WDSU that Monday was an emotional day for them; not knowing what happened to their daughters but they’re thankful the community rallied around them. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office confirmed thanks to the help of first responders and the Folsom community, Cecelia Bourg, 4, and Abigail Bourg, 7, were reunited…MORE

Expect a one-two punch Tuesday into early Wednesday

Tuesday is a WDSU Weather Impact Day. Two opportunities for severe weather exist Tuesday into Wednesday morning. The first opportunity will be during Tuesday afternoon and evening with individual, scattered storms. The second round will arrive tonight and last into Wednesday morning.Impacts: Tornadoes: Tornadoes are possible in the afternoon thunderstorms, and these could be a…MORE

President of the French Republic to visit New Orleans

The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, will be visiting New Orleans with his wife, France’s First Lady Brigitte Macron, on Dec. 2. President Macron will begin his visit in Jackson Square, where he will be welcomed by Mayor LaToya Cantrell. He will then take a quick walk through the French Quarter before heading…MORE

Metairie man shot, killed Monday night on Academy Drive identified

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man was found shot to death in Metairie Monday night. The shooting was reported around 7:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of Academy Drive. JPSO deputies say they responded to a report of gunfire and found a man on the ground in the backyard of a…MORE

NOPD: man wanted for questioning in homicide

The New Orleans police are seeking public assistance in locating a person of interest wanted for questioning in connection with a Fifth District homicide. According to police, Shannon Johnson, 46, is wanted for questioning for a homicide that occurred on Nov. 3 at Florida Avenue and France Road. Johnson is not wanted on criminal charges.…MORE

Want to give back? Giving Tuesday is here

A dollar can go a long way to help local charities, and Giving Tuesday is the perfect opportunity for those who want to give back. The daylong event first launched in 2012 with the simple goal of encouraging people to do good.Over time, it has grown into an international movement.In the New Orleans Metro area,…MORE

A one-year-old needed part of a liver. This woman felt called to help.

Two families met for the first time after they became connected in a unique way. Malayah Crews, a one-year-old, was in desperate need of a liver. She was diagnosed with biliary atresia at birth. It is a blockage in tubes that carry bile from the liver to the gallbladder. “She was yellow, her stomach was…MORE

Report: Tulane’s Willie Fritz will not be new Georgia Tech head coach

Tulane University head football coach Willie Fritz will not become the new head coach at Georgia Tech.The Yellow Jackets are reportedly hiring assistant coach Brent Key to become head coach.Fritz had been linked to the job in Atlanta and sidestepped questions about leaving Tulane during a virtual media Q&A on Monday. Since arriving at Tulane…MORE


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