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Build bigger Orleans Parish Prison, Metropolitan Crime Commission urges in new report

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 05:28
Amid a chorus of New Orleans leaders calling for a smaller jail, a nonprofit watchdog group advocated for keeping Orleans Parish Prison the same size in
Changes to state worker health benefits prompts lawmaker to ask Louisiana House to return to Baton Rouge
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 02:26
Democratic gubernatorial candidate and state Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, wants the Louisiana House of Representatives called back into session to deal with drastic changes to
Tanker explosion shuts down I-10
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 23:32
A tanker truck exploded late Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 10 in New Orleans East, causing a fire that destroyed the truck. The heavily traveled highway had to be closed in both directions during rush hour, and a plume of black smoke was visible for miles. The truck’s 24-year-old driver was taken to a hospital, but she was not seriously injured, police said. The explosion happened about 4:30 p.m. on I-10 eastbound near the Little Woods…
Candidates debate for DA job in St. Tammany, Washington parishes
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 23:24
Ashley Rodrigue / Eyewitness News Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @ashleyrwwl LACOMBE, La. -- Four of the five candidates for the next district attorney of St. Tammany and Washington parishes used Tuesday night's debate to tell the public why the right choice is them. “Being tough and smart on crime by being fair to people and make it really a justice system for everybody,” said Warren Montgomery, a former federal prosecutor. Covington defense attorney Roy Burns…
Gallier Hall damaged when facade section falls
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 23:24
Bill Capo / Eyewitness News Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @billcapo NEW ORLEANS -- Two large, heavy chunks of broken marble sat on the sidewalk in front of Gallier Hall. Behind them were granite steps smashed when a large marble block fell off the facade near the roof of the historic building. "I'm frightened that there are a lot of people that go in here, come in and out all the time," said Sandra Hayden.
CAMP REPORT: Bailey hopes Saints succeed where Broncos fell short
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 22:32
Broncos (2013) versus Saints (2014). One team reached last season’s Super Bowl. And this season, the other hopes to do the same — albeit with an different outcome. Cornerback Champ Bailey has played for both. Bailey on Tuesday didn’t feel comfortable with the franchise-to-franchise comparison, but he does like his current team’s potential. “The thing is, last year we weren’t good enough to win (in Denver),” said Bailey, who is entering his 16th season, an…
Rouses opening in Gretna
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 22:32
Rouses Market is opening a new store Wednesday in Gretna, the first of three south Louisiana locations it could open by the end of the year. The 45,000-square-foot store, located in the Westside Shopping Center, will be the third Rouses on the West Bank, but the first in the area the company built from the ground up. Rouses acquired the Algiers and Belle Chasse Highway locations in 2007, when it bought out the local Sav-A-Center…
Lawmakers say Common Core standards necessary for Louisiana's poorly-ranked schools
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 22:25
Several lawmakers and other supporters of the Common Core academic standards said at a New Orleans forum Tuesday night that Louisiana's poorly-ranked schools need the more
Construction begins on controversial Houma oil waste injection well
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 22:23
Monica Hernandez / Eyewitness News Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @mhernandezwwl HOUMA, La. - Vivian Rodrigue has lived in Houma for 40 years. There are hundreds of homes in her neighborhood, plus a playground, two schools and a church. And this month, there’s a new addition that Rodrigue had hoped she wouldn't see. Vanguard Vacuum, a long-time trucking company in the community, has begun drilling a controversial oil waste injection well on Hwy. 182 near Rodrigue's…
Citizens group holds first DA candidate debate in St. Tammany
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 22:23
MANDEVILLE, LA (WVUE) - A citizens group hosted the first debate Tuesday for the men hoping to take over for Walter Reed as district attorney of St. Tammany and Washington parishes. Reed recently announced he wouldn't be seeking reelection after a series of FOX 8 reports uncovered questionable spending at the office. Four out of the five candidates running for the position showed up at the debate. One of the hot topics, was how they'd…

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