Paul Dudley, WWL-TV

Paul Dudley


New Orleans, LA, United States

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Recent articles by Paul:

Mardi Gras Indian culture historian Wendy Good dies at 61 after bout with brain cancer

With her passing comes the loss of a woman known for keeping the spirit of New Orleans alive with her countless stories and photos of Carnival Indians. → Read More

Living condition violations being investigated after stranger floods apartments

“I smelt them lighting something like it was burnt and then I just heard this rain sound.” → Read More

Bill requiring churches to allow guns during worship passes Louisiana House

Right now, you can’t conceal carry in a church unless the house of worship allows you to. → Read More

Lincoln Beach could return to New Orleans

orleans Lincoln Beach could return to New Orleans “There is a long history and legacy here." It's been closed and in disrepair for decades, but there is now a move afoot to finally bring back Lincoln Beach. NEW ORLEANS — The oak grove above sand at Lincoln Beach in New Orleans East offers a rare view in our city. Take a closer look though, and you’ll see something more common — a decaying shell… → Read More

Holy Cross High holds unique celebration for senior class

Graduating seniors were also officially inducted into the Holy Cross School Alumni Association by receiving their alumni pins and alumni association membership cards → Read More

Local businesses pay crews to disinfect surfaces, commonly touched areas

The cleanings range in price Some are more affordable at about $175. Other bigger buildings cost close to $5,000. → Read More

Controversial gun bills moving through state legislature during pandemic

"This is happening now because the pandemic is keeping people from going to Baton Rouge and speaking out," said Clancy DuBos, political analyst for WWLTV. → Read More

'Pandemic shaming' happens whether you're wearing masks or not

NEW ORLEANS — We are learning more about what experts are calling “pandemic shaming,” the act of shaming someone for either following or not following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I think shaming someone for wearing a mask is just silly,” said Mark Sharp, outside of Robert Fresh Market on St. Claude. Masks are recommended by the CDC… → Read More

Some houses of worship reopen as restrictions loosen

“We understand that we will get through this, and we will get through this as a family, as a church family,” said Carey → Read More

New Orleans Business Alliance program pays hospitality workers to work at local food banks

Get Shift Done schedules and pays unemployed hospitality workers $10 an hour to work at area food banks and kitchens, but it doesn’t stop there. → Read More

New Orleanians spices up facemask fashion

"If that's all we have to do is wear a mask and stay safe, let's do it,” said Bryan Batt with Hazelnut on Magazine. “But we've got to do it in style." → Read More

Gulf Coast beaches are open

Smith says they are prepared to make changes, even closing down the beach again if there is a surge in cases. → Read More

Commander’s Palace ships orders across the U.S. despite COVID-19 roadblocks

COVID-19 forced Commander’s Palace to stop welcoming dine-in customers. So the restaurant partnered with the international shipping company ‘Goldbelly’ → Read More

2 years after Keeven Robinson's death, DA says investigation almost complete

Robinson died after being captured by four JPSO narcotics agents. → Read More

WWOZ to air Mother's Day tribute concert featuring Irma Thomas

The program will be from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. on WWOZ radio or online at → Read More

22-year-old back home after 10 days in ICU battling COVID-19

“Just to have the community, the people and my mom getting me through the whole thing with the thoughts and prayers it’s just...I am so grateful." → Read More

More than 2 million people were 'Festing in Place' over Jazz Fest weekend

“From Gentily to Germany from Australia to Siberia,” said Utterback. “People from all over the world literally Jazz Fested in place with us.” → Read More

17-year-old's New York radio station supporting Louisiana's coronavirus fight

Once they donate, the listener gets their song played on-air with the funds going to frontline workers, including at Ochsner. → Read More

22-year-old hospitalized for coronavirus, mom staying connected through FaceTime

Shirell Jackson says her daughter Byronesha is down from needing 100% oxygen to 10%, but still has a long road ahead of her. → Read More

Louisiana unemployment numbers will peak soon, expert says

“In Louisiana, just about 22% of the workforce has filed for unemployment insurance in the last six weeks,” Milnes said. → Read More