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Boil water advisory in Franklinton lifted

Officials from the Town of Franklinton Public Works Department announced Tuesday that a boil water advisory has been lifted. The boil water advisory was issued after a power failure at Mason Street. The cause of the power failure has not been determined. READ MORE:Boil water advisory in Franklinton lifted CHECK OUT WDSU:Get all the New…MORE

911 calls released from plane crash involving Marrero woman

Two people, including a woman from Marrero, are thankful to be alive after a plane crash in Maryland. Authorities say they rescued two people from a small plane that crashed into a Maryland electricity tower. Officials say the crash Sunday evening in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Montgomery Village temporarily knocked out power to about…MORE

JPSO: Metairie man shot, killed Monday night

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

Covington police arrest man in connection with burned bodies found

The Covington Police Department is investigating an apparent double homicide.Investigators responded to the 500 block of East Gibson Street in Covington around 7 a.m., finding two bodies burned beyond recognition. Covington police have arrested a suspect in connection with the double homicide. Antonio Donde Tyson was taken into custody on Monday and booked with first-degree…MORE

Chalmette teenager arrested for second-degree murder

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office announces two arrests in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old in Violet. Cody Adams, 21, of Violet, and a 16-year-old juvenile from Chalmette, are both in custody in Picayune, Mississippi.The two suspects are awaiting extradition to St. Bernard Parish, where they will be booked with second-degree murder. Adams…MORE

St. Charles woman speaks about her tornado recovery and cleanup

People living in St. Charles are now working to repair their homes after a tornado on Saturday left destruction and debris throughout the community. The National Weather Service says Saturday’s tornado was an EF1 and was located over Paradis, near Hahnville, moving northeast at 30 mph. Susan Bevering told WDSU her family home since the…MORE

Plaquemines Parish President’s run-off race debate

WDSU’s Travers Mackel speaks with Keith Hinkley and Benny Rouselle about the run-off election for Plaquemines Parish President on Dec. 10. Hinkley is a former District 2 representative for the Plaquemines Parish Council.He was elected to the council in 2006.An Army Veteran, Hinkley owns the Louisiana Roofing Company.Hinkley said in a previous WDSU Hot Seat…MORE

NOPD: 5 people injured in Bourbon Street shooting

Five people were shot in the French Quarter overnight, and two others have been detained for questioning.Police say two women and three men were shot in the 200 block of Bourbon Street shortly before 2:00 am.Authorities say the injuries are not-life-threatening.Police also seized weapons from the two people detained.NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson says the 8th…MORE


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