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New Orleans, LA, United States

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Recent articles by Paul:

How to prevent fires in your home during cold weather

You can get free smoke alarms by calling the Red Cross at 1-800 Red Cross. → Read More

Better traffic light timing could ease airport traffic, DOTD says

“We have been monitoring it since 6 o’clock this morning. We have had engineers on site. They will be here all week making sure the timing is working.” → Read More

Louisiana among worst states for 'Porch Pirates' thefts

A new study reports nearly 40 percent of consumers have been victims of package theft, and holiday shoppers in Louisiana are the fourth most at risk in the U.S. → Read More

Louisiana governor's debate turns into a shouting match

The two men talked over each other in heated exchanges as they were allowed to ask each other questions. → Read More

Governor's debate turns into shouting match

BATON ROUGE, La. — The gloves were off at the first and only televised debate of the runoff. Gov. John Bel Edwards and Eddie Rispone shared the stage in Baton Rouge at the Louisiana Public Broadcasting studio Wednesday night and at many times it felt like a screaming match. Yelling ramped up on topics like medicaid, the idea of a constitutional convention, the economy, infrastructure and… → Read More

Edwards, Rispone face off tonight in only debate before runoff

Tonight's debate is the only one Eddie Rispone has agreed to participate in → Read More

As new terminal opens next week, neighbors concerned over traffic, road to airport

DOTD has already acquired several businesses, like the Red Roof Inn Hotel on Loyola. Some homeowners will also be offered buyouts, but it’s unclear who or how many. → Read More

Cleco customers frustrated after weekend without power

As of Sunday evening, 23,000 of 28,000 customers who lost power after Tropical Storm Olga have their lights back on, leaving around 5,000 without power. → Read More

Canceled flights and headaches at MSY after Olga

Thousands of vacationers trying to get home and New Orleanians traveling the world were stuck. → Read More

Xavier holds vigil for alumna killed by police officer inside her Fort Worth home

“It’s really about creating a constructive dialogue around the tragic loss of Atatiana Jefferson." → Read More

Gov. John Bel Edwards playing offense with new attack ads before runoff

Edwards made a point to say his campaign had not paid for a single negative advertisement. That has now changed. → Read More

Justice for Royal: 70 years later, innocent man gunned down by Gretna police memorialized

In 1948, Royal Cyril Brooks was shot and killed by a police officer as he was heading to work. It started when he paid for a woman's five cent bus fare. → Read More

New 'Take my Hand' play highlights HIV rates, impact in New Orleans

"doing a cultural engagement, you actually get people to focus in on an issue for a longer period than they would in today's society." → Read More

'It's going to be rough:' 376 workers at Bayou Steel mill pick up the pieces after sudden closure

"It's going to be hard. Child support, mortgage payments. It's going to be rough," one electrician said. → Read More

Storyland, new and improved, opens in City Park with STEM in mind

“It still keeps its classic charm, but I feel it's more inclusive for all the family,” said parent Noele Larosa. → Read More

New Orleans students join fight against Climate Change

On Loyola University's campus, political candidates were asked some tough questions about climate change, wetland loss and renewable energy issues from students. → Read More

Parent carjacked in child's school parking lot in New Orleans

School leaders say the mother was waiting in the school’s parking lot when three teens went up the car, one punched her in the face and pulled her out. → Read More

'He choked me:' Video shows officer dragging teenage girl in St. John Parish school after fight

“I think that he could have done better, you don’t grab a child around their throat, if that was me doing that to my child I would go to jail.” → Read More

9/11 firefighter comes to New Orleans to share his story with students

NEW ORLEANS — Among a sea of rowdy football fans at Champions Square Monday night there was also an American hero, though if you asked retired New York City firefighter Ron Parker, he’d tell he was just doing what he was born to do on Sept. 11, 2001. It was Parker’s day off. When he arrived, both towers had fallen and he knew it was time to get to work. There would be rescues, but also corpses… → Read More

Video shows New Orleans McDonald's employee attack customer

A witness says it all started after the customer complained about his food → Read More