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Fire forces evacuation at Washington Parish Jail

Washington Parish Sheriff’s Deputies say an air-conditioning system is to blame for an electrical fire at the parish jail late Sunday night.Officials say around midnight they noticed smoke that filled a housing unit, that spread through the halls that threatened other housing units.Staff along with 34 inmates had to be evacuated as fire fighters worked…More

Gretna police officer under investigation after Facebook post

The Gretna Police Department is investigating after a social media post from one of its officers is making its rounds across the country.The Facebook post seems to suggest U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot. “This vile idiot needs a round… and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve,” is what the post…More

Three-vehicle wreck causes car to plunge into lake, driver rescued

A three-vehicle wreck caused a car to go over the guard rail and into Lake Pontchartrain Saturday. State police say the driver was involved in a crash with two other vehicles on the Twin Span. The driver was rescued by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office marine division and was taken to the hospital.The condition…More

Controversial political ad has New Orleans leaders fired up

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement protest in New Orleans — and the immigration topic as a whole that’s gripping the nation right now — is taking center stage here in New Orleans in the race for governor.Both Republican candidates sent out harsh messages Friday on the topic.One even bought a full-page ad mentioning New Orleans.Now…More

NOPD releases footage of incident involving musician on Frenchmen Street

The New Orleans Police Department has released body camera footage from an incident involving musicians on Frenchmen Street a few weeks ago. A musician was arrested on Frenchmen Street after striking a New Orleans police officer, damaging his body-worn camera, according to the New Orleans Police Department.The incident happened at the intersection of Frenchmen and…More

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