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Confirmed: Jericho the lion is alive

[Breaking news update, 8:15 a.m. ET] Jericho the lion is alive and roaming his park habitat in Zimbabwe, the Oxford University researcher tracking the lion confirmed on Sunday. Brent Stapelkamp dismissed reports that the lion had been killed, saying a ...

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:41:07 GMT

Authorities identify body found in Mississippi River

Authorities with the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office identified the body recovered from the Mississippi River on Friday as 24-year-old Jmarcus Raphael Watson.

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 01:09:24 GMT

Dozens turn out in support of Gen. Robert E. Lee monument

Gen. Robert E. Lee defended the Confederacy and on Saturday dozens turned up to defend him at his monument in Lee Circle.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:30:02 GMT

University Medical Center New Orleans officially opens in Crescent City's BioDistrict

More than four years after officials broke ground on the new University Medical Center New Orleans, the hospital officially opened to the public on Saturday.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 22:52:36 GMT

NOPD: Man found shot to death in Central City

A man was found dead Saturday after an apparent shooting in Central City, police said.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 21:59:23 GMT

Business upset over cut phone line in French Quarter

A disruption in Internet and phone services has cause quite the mess for some people in the French Quarter.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 20:13:07 GMT

NOPD: Man arrested in Algiers bank robbery

A 38-year-old man was arrested and charged with robbing a First Bank and Trust in Algiers on Friday afternoon, New Orleans police said.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 20:05:28 GMT

Music, food, plenty of fun can all be found at annual Satchmo SummerFest

Plenty of music, food and people have made their way to the French Quarter for the annual Satchmo SummerFest.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 20:02:06 GMT

KPD: 4-year-old Metairie girl dies after drowning in Kenner swimming pool

A 4-year-old Metairie girl died after drowning at a pool in Kenner, police said.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:34:31 GMT

Central City shooting sends man to hospital early Saturday morning, NOPD says

New Orleans police are investigating after a man arrived at a hospital early Saturday morning after an apparent shooting in Central City.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:21:54 GMT