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Panel crafting revamp of rental unit rules

Monday, 01 September 2014 21:34
In July, a family approached Covington Code Enforcement Officer Wayne Mayberry with a problem. The house they were renting for more than $800 a month had fallen into disrepair, and they wondered if Mayberry could help get the problems fixed. When Mayberry went out to see the house in Covington’s West 30s neighborhood, he found broken windows with rags stuffed in them and a dryer-vent hole in the wall in the washing area. The bathroom,…
Labor Day weekend a bloody one
Monday, 01 September 2014 21:34
Patrick, a 36-year-old resident of Central City who declined to give his last name, sports a holstered Glock 25 at all times in his crime-ridden neighborhood where gunshots barely cause heads to turn. “This is New Orleans,” he said Saturday after a 20-year-old man was fatally shot feet from his home. “It happens a block down, it happens a block up. It’s bad when civilians have to carry sidearms.” Just days after the New Orleans…
Warren among 10 on Saints practice squad
Monday, 01 September 2014 21:34
As the names of players the Saints signed to the practice squad trickled out throughout Sunday, the team’s hardest core fans grew worried that one wasn’t among them: undrafted rookie safety Pierre Warren, last seen intercepting a pass against Baltimore in the preseason finale Thursday. The Saints assuaged that anxiety on Monday morning by releasing their official 10-man practice squad — and including Warren on it, ruling out the possibility that the promising safety had…
Green Wave gears up for Saturday's maiden game in Yulman
Monday, 01 September 2014 20:59
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Tulane has won three SEC championships - more than seven other current members of the strongest league in the land. But Coach Curtis Johnson isn't concerned about revisionist history. He's looking for a title in the AAC Conference in the school's first year in the league. Georgia Tech will be in this Saturday afternoon to play the maiden game at the spanking new Yulman Stadium with a capacity of 30,000.…
Louisiana woman's body found in waters off Fla. panhandle
Monday, 01 September 2014 20:59
NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An autopsy is pending for a Louisiana woman whose body was found in the waters off the Florida Panhandle. The Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office says the body of Joetta Goss was spotted Saturday morning by two women fishing near the Navarre Beach causeway. Authorities tell the Northwest Florida Daily News that a kayak also was recovered in the area. Goss was last seen kayaking late Friday. The sheriff's office…
Labor Day weekend bloody in city
Monday, 01 September 2014 20:32
Patrick, a 36-year-old resident of Central City who declined to give his last name, sports a holstered Glock 25 at all times in his crime-ridden neighborhood where gunshots barely cause heads to turn. “This is New Orleans,” he said Saturday after a 20-year-old man was fatally shot feet from his home. “It happens a block down, it happens a block up. It’s bad when civilians have to carry sidearms.” Just days after the New Orleans…
Old-fashioned politicking mixing with growing social media use
Monday, 01 September 2014 19:57
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Labor Day moves political campaigns into a high gear, and local candidates were out in force kissing babies and shaking hands. But social media is also a huge part of candidates' strategy for connecting with voters. At City Park, where the annual AFL-CIO picnic is held, campaign staffers raced to put up signs to beat the afternoon rains, while seasoned politicians and those hoping to be elected to office for…
VIDEO: Hollygrove convenience store robbed 3 times since July 28
Monday, 01 September 2014 18:57
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - For the third time since the end of July, New Orleans police are asking for the public's help in locating and identifying a masked man who robbed the Magnolia Discount Market in the 9200 block of Airline Highway. On Monday at 4:17a.m., the man entered the store with his gun drawn and demanded cash. The cashier complied and handed over $700 in cash from the register. The suspect fled on…
The big debate: Will you wear white after Labor Day?
Monday, 01 September 2014 18:57
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Labor Day is the official end of the summer season, and it's been known as the stopping point for wearing white. It's a rule that reaches back as far as the turn of the century. "I've heard of that antiquated fashion rule," said Zarian Phipps. "I don't have white on, but it's not like I'm trying to break it or anything." New Orleans fashion stylist Tracee Dundas says it's something…
New Orleans summer travel season ends strong
Monday, 01 September 2014 18:54
Paul Murphy / Eyewitness News Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @pmurphywwl NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans summer travel season finished strong as the Southern Decadence Festival filled local hotels this past weekend. "We're starting to turn a corner as it relates to New Orleans becoming a summer destination," said New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation President Mark Romig. Romig credits a series of niche festivals for growth in summer tourism. "The festivals have done a good…

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