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Rand Paul wins 2015 CPAC straw poll

Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll for the third year in a row on Saturday, with 25.7% of the vote, event organizers announced Saturday at the National Harbor, Maryland, Confab. But the biggest winner of the st...

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:55:47 GMT

Gretna police officers arrest suspect in fatal shooting on Broad Street

A 47-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left a man dead and another injured Friday near the New Orleans Police Department headquarters.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:43:24 GMT

Administrative Hearing Center, Parking Division moving to New Orleans City Hall

Two divisions of city of New Orleans government will begin working out of city hall Monday.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:29:15 GMT

American Legion post presents bulletproof vest to Plaquemines Parish deputy

A Plaquemines Parish deputy, who was shot while on duty in 2003, was presented with a bulletproof vest during a ceremony this week.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:43:55 GMT

New Orleans firefighter laid to rest surrounded by friends, family, NOFD

Friends, family and members of the New Orleans Fire Department laid to rest a 25-year-old firefighter who was killed in a motorcycle accident last weekend.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:20:24 GMT

NOPD: Woman sexually assaulted in Lower Ninth Ward

A woman said she was sexually assaulted during the overnight hours Saturday in the Lower Ninth Ward, according to a police report.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:00:00 GMT

1 person killed, court employee injured in shooting near NOPD HQ

One person was killed in a shooting Friday afternoon near the New Orleans Police Department headquarters and the Orleans Parish Prison.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:58:56 GMT

Awards ceremony to honor participants of New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair

More than $60,000 in cash and non-cash awards are being presented Saturday evening to some of the brightest minds in the New Orleans area.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:26:32 GMT

City leaders mark opening of first public skatepark in Gentilly

City leaders opened the first public skatepark Saturday morning in New Orleans.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:04:43 GMT

Feb. 28 Exact Weather Forecast: Mostly sunny, cool, breezy

The cold air will be sticking around for another day keeping temperatures below normal, but a wind shift will allow warmer air to move in by Sunday. 

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:48:33 GMT