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  • Actor Russell Brand turns himself in to NO police

    March 16, 2012 8:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Actor Russell Brand turned himself in Thursday afternoon to New Orleans police after an arrest warrant was issued for him on a charge of simple criminal damage to property valued at $700, authorities said. Brand posted bond and was released from jail Thursday afternoon, said police... more »
  • Costumes, beads give way to ashes in New Orleans

    February 22, 2012 10:17 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Officers on horseback cleared Bourbon Street early Wednesday, declaring an end to Carnival 2012 as Mardi Gras revelers began to prepare for the beginning of Lent, the period of fasting and repentance before Easter. Streams of people poured into the French Quarter as the sun began... more »
  • 2nd suspect arrested in N.O. armed robbery

    September 20, 2011 6:11 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police have arrested a second suspect in an armed robbery and kidnapping in New Orleans earlier this month. The New Orleans Police Department says a Crimestoppers tip led to the arrest Monday of 18-year-old Joshua Moore, who was booked into jail on charges of armed robbery,... more »
  • Union interns in N.O. summer program

    June 24, 2011 6:28 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans is one of eight cities where 45 students will participate in Union Summer internships. Union Summer is a 10-week educational internship in which participants are introduced to the local community and labor movement. The program is designed to give young activists on-the-ground experience in... more »
  • March against sexual violence set in New Orleans

    October 26, 2010 10:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans residents will join faculty, staff and students for an annual march designed to draw attention to the problem of sexual violence. According to a Loyola news release, Wednesday evening's event will begins on the Loyola main campus and conclude at a chapel on Tulane's... more »
  • Man killed in New Orleans traffic accident

    October 18, 2010 10:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old man was killed and a 27-year-old man injured in a one car crash in eastern New Orleans. The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say the driver, 28-year-old Percy Johnson, disregarded a stop sign, lost control of his car and drove into... more »
  • Ex-FEMA Chief Plans Live Broadcasts in New Orleans

    August 24, 2010 8:10 PM

    DENVER (AP) - Former FEMA Director Michael Brown is taking his Denver radio show on the road for live broadcasts from New Orleans in advance of the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Brown will broadcast his political talk show that airs on KOA-AM Wednesday and Thursday evening. The fifth anniversary... more »
  • 1 Ticket Bought in New Orleans Wins LA Lotto

    August 22, 2010 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation reports one ticket matched all six Lotto numbers Saturday night to win a prize of $990,648. The winning ticket was purchased in New Orleans. The prize for the next Louisiana Lotto drawing, on Wednesday, is an esONmated $250,000. Nobody in Louisiana... more »
  • Train Derails in New Orleans

    July 19, 2010 7:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A train has derailed in old Algiers near the Crescent City Connection and the Mississippi River levee. Police had no details, but the Times-Picayune on Monday reported no one was injured when a Union Pacific/New Orleans Gulf Coast train had several cars jump the track and... more »
  • Body Of Missing Houston Businessman Found In New Orleans

    March 9, 2010 3:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Texas-based nonprofit group that has been searching for a missing oil executive in New Orleans has found a body in the Mississippi River, where police say he may have fallen in near a ferry boat dock. Tim Miller, president and founder of Texas Equusearch, said... more »

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