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  • Canada will send experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

    October 18, 2014 2:18 PM

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - The Canadian government said that it will start shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday for possible use in the West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak. The government said in a news release Saturday that the Public Health... more »
  • Mother of boy who brought gun to school sentenced

    August 30, 2014 9:38 PM

    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - The mother of a Washington state boy who brought a gun to school that went off in his backpack and critically wounded a classmate will spend more than a year behind bars. Jamie Lee Chaffin was sentenced to 14 months Friday in Kitsap County Superior... more »
  • Woman who stopped to save ducks guilty in 2 deaths

    June 22, 2014 8:47 PM

    MONTREAL, Canada -- A Canadian woman who parked her car on a highway to help a group of ducklings on the side of the road was found guilty Friday of causing the deaths of a motorcyclist and his passenger daughter who slammed into her car. Emma Czornobaj was convicted... more »
  • Exhibit recalls Bob Hope, who made troops laugh

    August 2, 2013 5:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Bob Hope entertained 11 presidents at the White House, hosted the Academy Awards 19 times and told thousands of jokes to some 10 million U.S. troops over the course of four wars. Now the long life and legacy of the beloved actor and comedian, who died... more »
  • Ed Koch, mayor who became a symbol of NYC, dies

    February 1, 2013 6:19 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Former New York Mayor Ed Koch, the combative politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during three City Hall terms, has died at age 88. Spokesman George Arzt says Koch died Friday morning of congestive heart failure. In City Hall, Koch embodied New York for... more »
  • NY man who lost leg in crucifix mishap sues church

    November 7, 2012 7:24 AM

    NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - A trial has been scheduled for early next year in the lawsuit filed against an upstate New York church by a man whose leg had to be amputated after a 600-pound crucifix fell on him. Attorney Kevin Kitson of White Plains tells The Associated Press that... more »
  • Sentencing delayed for man who bribed La. sheriff

    October 4, 2012 7:41 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A sentencing hearing has been postponed for a New Orleans businessman who pleaded guilty to bribing former Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Irvin "Jiff" Hingle over a jail construction project. Aaron Bennett was scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 31, but U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval Jr. reset the... more »
  • Fishing with Jimmy D. 9/21/12

    September 21, 2012 9:11 AM

    Fishing expert Jimmy D. appears on GMA every Friday morning with all the fishing tips you need to know. Have a fishing question for Jimmy? You can now send Jimmy all your fishing questions or tips to: jimmyd@katctv.com
  • Police Shooting Deputies Wound Drug Suspect Who Struck 2 Cars

    July 28, 2012 2:30 PM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies acting on a tip about drug activity shot a Westwego man after he intentionally crashed his car into a police car, injuring a deputy. Col. John Fortunato said it happened Friday night. Deputies had positioned cars around a parking... more »
  • Holden mum on who got festival tickets

    July 16, 2012 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden won't say who got his office's 30 tickets to a luxury suite at the Bayou Country Superfest in May. According to The Advocate newspaper, the tickets were worth about $9,000. Holden, the Visit Baton Rouge organization and the... more »
  • Police: Woman lied about sitter who abandoned baby

    April 10, 2012 7:00 AM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - Kenner police say a woman whose baby was abandoned by a shoplifter lied about the identity of the suspect. Lt. Wayne McInnis says the woman will be booked with obstructing justice, making a false statement and filing a false police report. Police say the woman identified... more »
  • N.O. cop who admitted lying to grand jury retires

    December 6, 2010 9:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans police sergeant who admitted lying to the grand jury probing a deadly police shooting after Hurricane Katrina has retired from the department. Cmdr. Bob Young says Sgt. Purnella Simmons - a 29-year veteran - retired Monday, but no reason was given for her... more »
  • 19 bodies found in Mexico mass grave near Acapulco

    November 3, 2010 9:28 PM

    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - Police recovered 19 bodies Wednesday in a mass grave identified in a narco-video as the burial site for 20 men who were kidnapped a month ago in the Pacific coast city of Acapulco. Police did not yet know if the bodies found in the grave in... more »
  • Actor who played Danno on `Hawaii Five-O' dies

    October 28, 2010 9:38 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stage and screen actor James MacArthur, who played "Danno" in the original version of television's "Hawaii Five-O," died Thursday at age 72. MacArthur's agent, Richard Lewis, said the actor died in Florida of "natural causes," but no direct cause was specified. In a career that spanned... more »
  • Livingston Parish prisoner who escaped has been caught

    October 19, 2010 3:02 PM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - A prisoner who fled the Livingston Parish Courthouse Tuesday after being sentenced to five years on drug charges has been captured, the sheriff's office said. Deputies captured Dennis Ray Caruso Jr., 23, about two hours after he fled the courthouse, said Perry Rushing, chief of... more »
  • Former Police Who Helped Cover Up Deadly Bridge Shooting Sentenced To 3 Years

    September 22, 2010 4:50 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans police detective who admitted he helped cover up deadly shootings of unarmed residents on a bridge after Hurricane Katrina has been sentenced to three years in prison. Jeffrey Lehrmann, one of five former officers who have pleaded guilty in the Justice Department's... more »
  • UPDATE-Man Who Took Discovery Channel Employees Hostage is Dead

    September 1, 2010 5:20 PM

    UPDATE-SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Law enforcement official: Discovery Channel gunman shot by police is dead. ----------------------------------------- SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Police say they have shot an armed man who took three people hostage in the Discovery Channel network's headquarters in suburban Washington. All of the hostages are... more »
  • Judge Who Turned Over Payroll Records Quits

    August 7, 2010 4:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans city judge who turned over her office's payroll records to federal investigators has resigned. First elected in 1998, Sonja Spears has been living part time in Massachusetts, where her children attend school. The Times-Picayune reported that Spears and her husband own a $1.3... more »
  • Environmental Groups: Disqualify Judge Who Overturned Moratorium

    August 2, 2010 3:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Several environmental groups have asked a federal appeals court to disqualify a judge from a lawsuit over the Obama administration's initial six-month moratorium on deep-water oil drilling. U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman overturned the temporary drilling ban in June and refused last month to withdraw from... more »
  • Administrator of $20 Billion Only For The Victims Who Were Harmed by the Tragedy

    July 21, 2010 11:59 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The administrator of a $20 billion Gulf oil spill compensation fund says he's working only for the victims who were harmed by the tragedy. Kenneth Feinberg said Wednesday that the fund will be "up and running in August," and will be both generous and fairly administered. However,... more »
  • Candidates Who Have Qualified

    July 7, 2010 6:54 PM

    Candidates are signing up through Friday to run in the fall elections. The first party primary is Aug. 28 for the congressional races, with a primary runoff Oct. 2. For non-congressional races, the open primary is Oct. 2. The general election for all races is Nov. 2. Incumbents are marked... more »
  • Man Who Held Gun to Boy's Head Convicted

    July 3, 2010 4:50 PM

    MARRERO, La. (AP) - A jury has convicted a man of holding up a Marrero barber shop by putting a gun to the head of a 9-year-old boy in the barber's chair. The Times-Picayune reports that a jury on Friday convicted 23-year-old LilRonald Williams, of Marrero, on two counts of... more »
  • DOD Identifies LA Soldier Who Died in Iraq

    June 29, 2010 8:16 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Defense says a 21-year-old soldier from Epps has died in Iraq. The department announced Tuesday that Pfc. Bryant J. Haynes died June 26 of injuries from a vehicle roll-over in Al Diwaniyah. He was assigned to the 199th Support Battalion of the... more »
  • Lawyer Who Handled Payouts For 9/11 Will Administer $20 Billion To Victims Of The Spill

    June 25, 2010 7:04 PM

    LAROSE, La. (AP) - Kenneth Feinberg, the lawyer who handled payouts for families of Sept. 11 victims and will administer the $20 billion fund set up to compensate victims of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, spent about an hour Friday answering questions and explaining how the... more »
  • LA Department of Revenue open Saturday for taxpayers who need help

    June 14, 2010 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Revenue says its regional offices will be open Saturday for taxpayers who need help. Revenue Secretary Cynthia Bridges says individuals and businesses can get help from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on a first-come, first-served basis. Taxpayers should bring all relevant... more »
  • Obama Meets With Family Members of Those Who Lost Their Lives In Rig Explosion

    June 10, 2010 5:45 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Family members of the 11 men killed in the Gulf oil rig explosion say they're satisfied President Barack Obama and lawmakers will help them get just compensation for their loss. Widows, parents and other relatives spoke at a news conference Thursday with senators who want to change... more »
  • 3 Workers Who Survived Oil Rig Explosion File Lawsuit

    May 4, 2010 4:30 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - Three workers who survived an explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico have filed a lawsuit claiming they were kept floating in lifeboats at sea for more than 10 hours. The lawsuit filed in Galveston, Texas, says the men couldn't even call home to... more »
  • Three Men Who Escaped Louisiana Captured in Miami

    April 13, 2010 11:26 AM

    MIAMI (AP) - Three men who escaped from a Louisiana jail have been captured in Miami and police were examining a bloody knife found in a truck the trio allegedly stole. The U.S. Marshals Service said the men were captured Monday at a Miami motel. The truck containing the knife... more »
  • Comedy "Jeff Who Lives at Home" Prepares Shoot In LA

    April 7, 2010 11:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans' filmmaking Duplass brothers are preparing for a six-week New Orleans shoot on the Paramount-backed comedy "Jeff Who Lives at Home," with comic actors Jason Sege and Ed Helms. Jay Duplass tells The Times-Picayune that he and his brother Mark have a couple other names... more »
  • Man Who Fell In Monroe Lake Wasn't Biten By Alligator

    March 25, 2010 11:21 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A swirl in the dark water of Black Bayou Lake followed by a sharp stabbing injury to his arm after he fell into the water, led a man to believe he was bitten by an alligator. But Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agent Capt.Alan Bankston says... more »
  • Who Posted "Racist" Signs In Lafayette?

    March 15, 2010 5:27 PM

    No one has come forward claiming responsibility for placing controversial signs around Lafayette. The signs read, "The LPSB hates black children." Some think it's a racist message. Others believe it's a jab at the school board for decisions they've made that negatively impact black students, including, possibly phasing... more »
  • Vitter challenges NFL with "Who Dat" T-shirts

    February 11, 2010 12:37 PM

    In light of the recent "Who Dat" logo controversy, Senator David Vitter has printed up his own "Who Dat" shirt. To read Senator Vitter's original story CLICK HERE , to purchase the T-shirt CLICK HERE .
  • RANT: NFL stops use of the phrase "Who Dat"

    January 28, 2010 12:02 PM

    The NFL is handing out cease and desist orders to New Orleans t-shirt shops for those using their trademark, including the phrase "Who Dat". According to NFL spokesman Dan Masonson, "Any unauthorized use of the Saints colors and other [marks] designed to create the illusion of an affiliation with... more »
  • The Who playing the Super Bowl

    November 27, 2009 2:46 PM

    CYBERSPACE (AP) - Maybe you were too busy stuffing yourself with turkey to hear the news - they have announced who is going to play in the year's Super Bowl. It's not a team - it's a band. The NFL says The Who will be the halftime entertainment at the... more »

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