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Gameday Central: Falcons vs Saints

The New Orleans Saints are back at home in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the rival game against the Atlanta Falcons.

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:00:00 GMT

Louisiana-Lafayette makes history with New Orleans Bowl victory

The Cajuns’ win was their fourth New Orleans Bowl victory in as many years, as UL Lafayette became the first NCAA-FBS program to win the same bowl game four consecutive seasons.

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:19:24 GMT

2 NYPD officers 'assassinated'; shooter dead

Officer Rafael Ramos sat in the driver's seat. Officer Wenjian Liu was at his side. The two cops weren't at their usual precinct -- normally, the pair was assigned to downtown Brooklyn, but they were working a "critical response" detail in an area wit...

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:09:13 GMT

Shoppers flood the mall on last Saturday before Christmas

This is the last Saturday to pick up any last-minute gifts before Christmas, and traditionally it’s the busiest shopping day of the year. In the New Orleans area, people headed to Lakeside Mall in droves to finish up last-minute shopping.

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:49:23 GMT

NOPD provides clarification on number of untested sexual assault kits

After a recent report and an internal investigation that followed, the New Orleans Police Department clarified on the number of sexual assault kits in its custody Saturday.

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:11:35 GMT

NOPD: Fake exterminator burglarizes, attacks elderly woman in Central City

A 90-year-old woman was attacked and burglarized Friday afternoon by a man posing an an exterminator in Central City.

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:52:06 GMT

Community pays final respects to New Orleans civil rights icon

Friends, family and members of the community gathered to pay their final respects Saturday morning for a New Orleans civil rights icon.

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:51:07 GMT

Zulu toy giveaway turns New Orleans City Hall into Santa's workshop

The line stretched down the street and around City Hall. Even Santa and Mrs. Claus were on hand to greet the kids, while members of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club were spreading just about all the Christmas cheer the kids could handle.

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:49:15 GMT

NOPD investigate after man arrives at hospital with gunshot wounds to legs

The New Orleans Police Department said a man was shot in his legs Saturday afternoon in an area of Tremé.

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:12:12 GMT

State crews clear up I-12 after semi-truck overturns near Hammond

State crews are continuing to clear the scene of a semi-truck that overturned on Interstate 12 east of Hammond.

Published: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:16:55 GMT