Meg Farris, WWL-TV

Meg Farris

WWL-TV

New Orleans, LA, United States

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  • WWL-TV
Past:
  • Indianapolis Star

Recent articles by Meg:

Long lines plague new airport inside and out

“This new technology, once it’s gotten up to speed at other airports it has reduced wait times and worker really well for passengers and drivers." → Read More

'Terminator' star Linda Hamilton got into the best shape of her life thanks to a New Orleans trainer

The man who is internationally famous for blockbusters: The Terminator, Titanic, The Abyss, Aliens and Avatar, called fitness expert Mackie Shilstone. → Read More

New ADHD medicine kicks in overnight, helping people start their day on the right foot

"Gets up. Gets dressed. Sometimes he makes his own breakfast. No more arguing in the morning. He is much happier. He is much more his natural self." → Read More

Northshore man battling addiction gets new implant to end his cravings

"... for the first time in the better part of 16 years, within hours after I got the implant, those cravings were gone." → Read More

Man arrested for impersonating officer needs help with mental illness, family says

"We don't' want him to hurt anyone. We don't want him to harm himself, and we're just trying to, like we've been pleading and trying to get him that help he needs." → Read More

To solve homeless problem, New Orleans will have to solve addiction problem

"The problem knows no boundaries. It could be in your own family. It's probably somebody you know and the end result is death, preventable death." → Read More

Last-minute Halloween costumes bring out the creativity in New Orleans

In New Orleans, creativity reigns supreme on Halloween night. Even for those who didn't plan ahead. → Read More

Drew Brees meets lookalike

"There's Drew Brees on the right and his 'brother Crew Brees,'" laughed the CBS announcer on air while showing a split screen of the fan and the quarterback. → Read More

Saints linebacker surprises students with pizza, 'Children of God' headbands

With his headbands, the linebacker has already raised more than $200,000 to help build a new emergency room for St. Dominic Memorial Hospital in Jackson, MS. → Read More

Legionnaire's disease diagnosed in two patients at Ochsner

The disease comes from bacterial infection of the lungs, and can cause a severe form of pneumonia. → Read More

Flu season starts unusually early in Louisiana

Typically, our peak time is Christmas to Mardi Gras. → Read More

'Talk about a relief:' Family thankful for support after death of Mandeville Captain Vincent Liberto

"We want to give that opportunity to other families when this situation, when this tragic situation happens again, because it will," Liberto's son said. → Read More

Buddy the dog has successful surgery after abuse in Slidell

Buddy underwent surgery to fix his wounds, and he is doing well. → Read More

Perseverance brings Teddy Bridgewater to success with Saints

A few years ago it was unclear if Bridgewater would ever hear his name chanted at an NFL game again. → Read More

Mother dies as Ponchatoula responds to 3 opioid overdoses reported in same day

They were all in the town of Ponchatoula which has a population of only 7,000. They were all just minutes away from one another. One was dead on arrival. → Read More

Donations pour in for 'Buddy' the dog after legs cut off by abusers in Slidell

By Monday night, cards and donations totaling nearly $15,000 poured in for the dachshund-chihuahua mix. → Read More

Three arrested after dog found with legs cut off on Northshore

Buddy was found in a mobile home park in Slidell with both of his hind legs amputated, possibly by a saw. Authorities say he had also been shot twice. → Read More

Rabbi hosts a special Who Dat Rosh Hashanah service as fans gather at Superdome

Rabbi David Gerber found a compromise for Jewish Saints fans as their team kicked off with the new year → Read More

'Rest easy pops, I’ve got the watch from here': Fallen Mandeville police officer's family celebrates his legacy

Capt. Vincent Liberto's seven children delivered a touching eulogy that no one will forget → Read More

Dog rescued after legs sawed off, being shot on Northshore

Police are investigating this horrific case of animal cruelty → Read More