Gina Swanson, wdsu

Gina Swanson


New Orleans, LA, United States

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Past articles by Gina:

New Orleans man saves historic street tiles

New Orleans street tiles are walked by, torn up and cracked to pieces. Most are disappearing. This man has made it his personal mission to save them. → Read More

Entergy Louisiana power outage restoration estimates by hurricane size

Entergy released an estimated timeline of when power could be restored for areas depending on the size of the storm. → Read More

Tracing your roots

Genealogist Dr. Antoinette Harrell helps anchor Gina Swanson fill in her family tree → Read More

Local woman rings NASDAQ opening bell

It's all part of an effort to highlight Black women on boards → Read More

New Orleans mother pleads for bullying to stop after losing daughter

Tierra Perkins loved cooking and baking so much that everyone called her muffin. → Read More

Family speaks after 9-year-old was killed in drunk driving crash

Sarah Douglas, Abby's mother, said she hopes Lachney does not post bail, saying, "That way he can't do this to someone else while he's awaiting trial. I want him to realize what he has done and truly take it in. I need him sober. I need him to acknowledge the loss." → Read More

Sly Fox investigations opens doors for women detectives

A New Orleans woman has been licensed as an Internet detective for more than a decade. → Read More

St. James woman credits faith and community in fight against big industry in Cancer Alley

A St. James woman has become a local David and Goliath story as she works tirelessly to save her community from an expansion by the chemical industry. → Read More

Bourbon Street reopens after Mardi Gras COVID-19 closures

Bourbon Street reopened at 3 a.m. Wednesday after being closed the entirety of Mardi Gras weekend. → Read More

Mardi Gras Indian cultural traditions live on in hearts of its people

Mardi Gras Indians put their suits away in the name of safety, but vow to make sure their ancestor's traditions live on in their hearts this year. → Read More

New Orleans students walk path of Ruby Bridges ahead of 60th anniversary of desegregation

Six years after the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision mandated desegregation of public schools, Ruby Bridges, 6, had the courage to make sure New Orleans complied. → Read More

'Momtrepreneur' uses success to coach others in starting businesses

Lewis is a single mom and school teacher. She launched a wine company two years ago called Ole' Orleans Wine, and support from the community has been pouring in. → Read More

Louisiana man exonerated for rape now a finalist on America's Got Talent

Louisiana's Archie Williams opens up with WDSU on why he's competing on AGT → Read More

Teachers express concerns on returning to school amid COVID-19 pandemic

Teachers say they are facing a number of unanswered questions ahead of the school year beginning. → Read More

Former political operative and restaurateur, Stan "Pampy" Barre, dies at 75

Former political operative and restaurateur, Stan "Pampy" Barre has died at the age of 75 → Read More

High-ranking NOPD officer investigated, accused of sending sexually explicit messages to coworker

Sources familiar with the investigation say Lt. Bradley Rhodes was accused of sending sexually suggestive material to another colleague on the force. → Read More

JP officials preparing for tropical weather, balancing pandemic response

During Wednesday's council meeting, council members asked residents to not panic but begin preparing for Tropical Storm Cristobal. → Read More

Gentilly residents launch petition to stop plans for city cemetery in their neighborhood

Residents in an area of Gentilly are sounding off on plans to build a city-run cemetery in their neighborhood. → Read More

Congrats! New Orleans mother, daughter duo celebrate med school graduation

A New Orleans mother and daughter duo are celebrating their graduation from medical school, inspiring others — and each other — along the way. → Read More

New Orleans charter school celebrates student, first Ivy League acceptance

One New Orleans charter school is celebrating a student who was accepted into Yale University, their first to go to an Ivy League school. → Read More