Paul Murphy, WWL-TV

Paul Murphy

WWL-TV

New Orleans, LA, United States

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Recent:
  • WWL-TV
Past:
  • Baton Rouge Advocate
  • Enquirer
  • 12 News
  • KENS 5
  • NBC Charlotte
  • The Daily Advertiser
  • The News-Star

Recent articles by Paul:

RTA's new Algiers-Canal Street ferry boats awaiting final inspection

A final inspection from the US Coast Guard is pending → Read More

Entergy to build large solar farm at NASA Michoud Facility

Part of renewable energy plan adopted by city of New Orleans → Read More

S&WB: Lightning, voltage issues took down some pumps during Wednesday's flood

"Running a business, especially a restaurant in the summer is hard enough without us taking time out of our profitability and productivity to deal with water..." → Read More

Corps putting sandbags in some low levee spots; River levees could have water 'splash over'

"We are confident in the integrity of the levee system," Boyette said. → Read More

Heat-related emergency calls spiking in Jefferson Parish

"Yesterday alone we had nine EMS calls in Jefferson Parish over a three hour period in the intense heat that was going on for heat exhaustion," Lopinto said. → Read More

Corps: Bonnet Carre Spillway set to close next week, depending on weather

Corps officials say closure is set to begin between July 15-18, depending on how Invest-92 L in the north develops in the next few days. → Read More

Tropical weather may be blessing or curse for ailing fisheries

A low pressure front could develop into tropical system by end of the week. Those in the already-suffering seafood industry disagree on if it will help or hurt them. → Read More

Back to the Moon? NASA says it starts in New Orleans

"The community of New Orleans has played a critical role in human space flight and it's the people here that have made everything we have done in space possible." → Read More

Mike Yenni is in the public eye a lot these days. But will he seek a second term?

‘There are a lot of things I have to think about,’ he says after John Young and Cynthia Lee-Sheng say they will run for the seat → Read More

RTA says new Algiers ferries are close to deploying, but the City Council isn’t convinced

‘I got to see it before I believe it,’ Kristin Palmer says after getting latest update → Read More

$10 million worth of new RTA ferries remain docked

Ten-million dollars worth of new ferry boats remain docked along the Mississippi River in Algiers. On Tuesday, WWL-TV spotted workers on the boats fixing problems keeping passengers from using the ferries. The two boats arrived in New Orleans more than a year ago. They are slated to replace the aging and unreliable boats now carrying passengers across the river between Canal Street and Algiers… → Read More

Gert Town neighbors ask judge to force City to remove radioactive materials

"Just the presence of these storage bins, being abandoned here is causing a lot of fear" → Read More

Luling woman dies after honeymooning in the Dominican Republic

Friends fear her death may be linked to mysterious illness on the island → Read More

Alleged shooter of NOPD officer hid in nearby yard after shootout, neighbor says

Police found the suspect's blood in the neighbor's backyard. → Read More

Neighborhood patrol removes 50 tons of invasive plant from Bayou St. John

The neighbors, now dubbed the "Giant Salvinia Control Patrol," have removed more than 50 tons of the pesky plant since February. → Read More

Petition drive to rename Lee Circle, Leah's Circle

Monument would honor late New Orleans chef and civil rights icon → Read More

Man convicted of killing ex-NFL player Joe McKnight appealing decision

A Jefferson Parish jury's voted 10-2 to reject Gasser's self-defense argument and found him guilty of manslaughter. → Read More

EPA back in Gert Town, scanning for radiation

Neighbors are considering an environmental class-action lawsuit. → Read More

New ferry boats arrived in Algiers a year ago, so why haven't they been used yet?

They cost about $5 million apiece and were to replace the 60-year-old boats, but they haven't left the dock with passengers. → Read More

Neighborhood worries as city removes radioactive material below their street

The city is now working with state and federal environmental agencies and a maintenance contractor to get rid of the material. → Read More