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Recent articles by Paul:

Vince Marinello, former New Orleans sportscaster jailed for murdering wife, dies in prison

In 2008, a jury in Lafayette found Marinello guilty of second-degree murder. The trial was moved to Lafayette because of the pre-trial publicity surrounding the case → Read More

Council to vote on lifeline for East Jefferson General Hospital

LCMC, which runs Children's Hospital, Touro Infirmary, West Jefferson Medical Center and the University Medical Center, offered to pay $90 million for the hospital → Read More

Senator Kennedy expresses frustration with Homeland Security Chief over coronavirus preps

"You're supposed to keep us safe," Kennedy said. "The American people deserve some straight answers on the coronavirus and I'm not getting them from you." → Read More

'In New Orleans, we don't hide crazy; we parade it down the street.'

The costumes were creative as always in the city's most colorful neighborhood. → Read More

Chris Roberts remembered as a passionate advocate, bright political mind

Roberts served more than two decades on the JP school board and parish council before resigning last year. → Read More

Will brand new ferries for Algiers ever hit the water?

They've been tied up to a dock for 19 months and problems with welding have just been uncovered. → Read More

'Driving Ruins Mardi Gras': Signs urge drivers to stay sober, make room for bikers during Carnival

Krewe of Red Beans is responsible for the stenciled signs warning drivers to watch for bikes and pedestrians. → Read More

Mom arrested, grandmother remains in jail after child abducted from hospital at gunpoint

Pamela Miller is now facing a charge of being an accessory after the fact to simple kidnapping. → Read More

Local businessman giving Children's Hospital patients a spot in Mardi Gras parade

"That's a big part of healing for children is fun. So, they'll have something to work for, work toward as sort of lagniappe." → Read More

11-year-old burglary suspect's parents face improper supervision

Prosecutors told the judge the boy was driving a stolen car earlier this month and ran from the scene after getting in an accident. → Read More

11-year-old arrested in connection with 22 car burglaries, NOPD says

An 11-year-old is among those who have been arrested and he is believed to have been involved in nearly two dozen of the car burglaries that have plagued New Orleans → Read More

Kitchen tools, silicon wine glasses: Bacchus going green with more 'useful' throws

Instead of beads, Bacchus will be throwing reusable items people will actually want to keep. → Read More

New Orleans firefighters boycott overtime, want more hires: Union rep

According to the union, the city cannot provide proper fire protection without asking firefighters to work overtime. → Read More

Jury convicts man accused of killing St. John deputies

He faces the death penalty. → Read More

NASA's path back to the moon runs through New Orleans

At the Infinity Science Center near the entrance to Stennis there is a sense of anticipation. → Read More

Contractor dumping debris in New Orleans East neighborhood

The company had the land owner's verbal agreement to unload material on the property, but Councilmember Nguyen says the material dumped there is not allowed. → Read More

Mailboxes at Gretna post office taped shut after more than $200k in checks, packages stolen

"There's clearly a problem with the leadership at that postal service." → Read More

Authorities continue search for man who stole police car

It all started at the Pilot Gas Station on Airline Highway around 5 a.m. → Read More

City Park ramps up security after car break-ins

The vandals stole Bourgeois's purse and an expensive pair of sunglasses. She said there was broken glass everywhere in her vehicle. → Read More

Death of 4 Fair Grounds horses leads to possible reforms, leaving some horse owners weary

Monday, Executive Director of Racing Mike Ziegler told the Louisiana Racing Commission, Churchill Downs supports a series of reforms → Read More