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New Orleans police have identified a 19-year-old man as a suspect in the Mother’s Day shooting that wounded 19 people marching in a parade.
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New Orleans police released dramatic images early Monday that show what authorities believe is the moment a buoyant Mother’s Day celebration was brought to a halt by a barrage of bullets.
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Two men and two women were shot in New Orleans’ Bourbon Street after gunfire broke out while crowds gathered in the countdown to annual Mardi Gras festivities, police said on Sunday morning.
NEW ORLEANS - Baltimore didn’t lose any momentum from an extended halftime.
Jacoby Jones took the 2nd half kickoff back 109 yards — setting an NFL record — to extend the Baltimore Ravens’ lead to 28-6 early in the third quarter.
Then the Superdome lights went out. Officials are still working to restore power to the stadium.
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A federal grand jury on Friday charged former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin with 21 counts of public corruption, including bribery and fraud related to his dealings with city vendors following the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster.
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Updated at 3 p.m. ET: Slow-moving Isaac was downgraded to a tropical storm on Wednesday but was still packing a punch, with new evacuations ordered and rescues made when a levee outside New Orleans overtopped. Inside New Orleans, levees and pumps were protecting the city from widespread flooding, but Isaac had cut power to a third of Louisiana’s households and was expected to lash the state with heavy rain and winds into Friday.
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Updated at 8:10 p.m. ET: Hurricane Isaac made landfall at 8 p.m. Tuesday in southeastern Louisiana as a Category 1 hurricane. The slow-moving storm is expected to dump up to 20 inches of rain in some spots over two days.
Isaac had 80 mph sustained winds — up from 75 mph when it reached hurricane status earlier in the afternoon.
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Updated at 12:20 p.m. ET: Isaac finally reached hurricane strength on Tuesday, closing in on the Louisiana-Mississippi coast as a slow-moving giant of a system expected to make landfall Tuesday night or early Wednesday.
Updated at 10:30 a.m. ET: Residents in unprotected, low-lying areas outside New Orleans were evacuating Monday as Tropical Storm Isaac threatened to strengthen into a hurricane that could make landfall in or near Louisiana almost seven years to the day that Hurricane Katrina struck.
It’s “trying to form an eye-like feature” but it’s “still a little bit shy of hurricane status,” National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb said in a morning update.