DHH: St. John water system tests negative for deadly amoeba

Friday, 19 December 2014 14:17
ST. JOHN PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed results from water samples taken earlier this month in Water District #1 have tested negative for the presence of Naegleria fowleri amoeba. State health officials credit Parish compliance with higher chlorine levels in Water District #1, which includes Reserve, Garyville, Mt. Airy and West 5th St. from Apricot St. to Acorn St, for eliminating the amoeba. They state the water is…
Brain-eating amoeba no longer detected in St. John water system, DHH reports
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:09
Water samples tested by the state indicate that a potentially deadly brain-eating amoeba is no longer present in the St. John the Baptist Parish drinking water
Lafreniere Park 'Holiday in the Park' lights cancelled due to weather
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:09
Rain showers sweeping across the New Orleans metro area Friday afternoon have forced organizers to cancel the evening holiday lights show at Lafreniere Park in Metairie,
Year in Business: IberiaBank goes on bank-buying spree across South
Friday, 19 December 2014 13:21
IberiaBank had a busy 2014, closing deals to buy banks in Louisiana and Texas and announcing agreements to purchase three others in metro areas across the
Boat stolen from lakefront parking garage
Friday, 19 December 2014 13:16
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A boat was stolen from an apartment's parking garage along the New Orleans lakefront, according to the New Orleans Police Department. The theft happened on Tuesday in the 8600 block of Pontchartrain Boulevard. Around 6 a.m., the 40-year-old victim says he left his boat locked and secured in the apartment parking garage. A few hours later, the victim received a phone call from a neighbor advising that the boat was missing…
Citizens group questions St. Tammany Parish official's correspondence with oil company, land owner
Friday, 19 December 2014 13:09
The head of a St. Tammany Parish citizens group opposed to fracking is accusing the parish government's director of economic development of working behind the scenes
Former Mandeville city attorney brought on as assistant
Friday, 19 December 2014 13:09
Former Mandeville City Attorney David Cressy has been appointed assistant city attorney and will be employed on an as-needed basis. The Mandeville City Council Thursday night
Cuba embargo, North Korean cyberterrorism and more tonight on 99.5 WRNO: James Varney
Friday, 19 December 2014 13:09
It has been a busy week. What with our foreign policy and embargo with Cuba, Hollywood under attack from North Korean-linked cyberterrorists, and the Saints looking
Untested rape kits rise, NOPD backslides; Cantrell asks 'Are heads going to roll?'
Friday, 19 December 2014 13:09
The City Council's grilling of the New Orleans Police Department brass Thursday (Dec. 18) over its mishandling of sexual assault investigations came as close to an
Jefferson Parish arrests, Dec. 16-17
Friday, 19 December 2014 12:20
The following arrests were reported by law enforcement agencies in East Jefferson and the West Bank. Dec. 16 George Michael Durnin, 29, 3212 Roberta St., Metairie,

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