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Hurricane Preparedness

CLICK HERE FOR WEATHER COVERAGE FROM WDSU For IMMEDIATE access to NOLA READY, the City’s Emergency Preparedness Site, click HERE!  Special Needs?  You can enroll in the New Orleans Special Needs Emergency Registry by calling 311 or filling out an online application here.  In the case of an emergency, those with medical or mobility needs may…More


Deputies on scene of SWAT roll in Metairie

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s office is on the scene of a SWAT roll in Metairie. A department spokesperson says a man called 911 Thursday morning (July 18) threatening suicide and then hung up.The SWAT roll is happening on the 6900 block of Asher Street. Police say the man is barricaded inside a home.A negotiator can…More

JPSO on scene of officer-involved shooting

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Metairie. The shooting happened Wednesday evening in the 220o block of Cleary Avenue. Sources tell WDSU that a deputy shot a suspect, and was the deputy was not injured. Stick with WDSU.com for more on this developing story. READ MORE:JPSO on…More

People in New Orleans fear canal overtopping

People living in Mid-City near Broad Street says the Lafitte Canal overtopped last week during the rain event in New Orleans.Eight inches of rain fell on the city in three hours.They say the issue has to be addressed.The Sewerage & Water Board says the canal did overtop, due in-part to the pumps working to optimum…More

Harahan police capture 7-foot rattlesnake

Harahan police are trying to figure out how a 7-foot rattlesnake got into a family’s backyard.The wild and dangerous animal was captured Tuesday afternoon.Police said a neighbor told them that the snake may have gotten under his car and stayed there while he was driving in from Texas. Police are investigating to see if that…More

LSU student struck, killed by car was St. Charles native

A Louisiana State University student who was struck and killed in a traffic accident Tuesday night was a native of St. Charles Parish. According to Baton Rouge police, Sarah James, 19, of Montz, was struck by at 2001 GMC Yukon while she was trying to cross the road in the 440 block of Nicholson Drive.…More