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Three members of Southern University’s Human Jukebox band were killed in a crash

Three members of Southern University’s Human Jukebox band were killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer. Louisiana State Police say on Tuesday around 7 p.m. troopers responded to the crash on I-49 north of Natchitoches. Those killed were identified as Tyran Williams, 19, Dylan Young, 19, and Broderick Moore, 19. Troopers say the students’ 1999…MORE

NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson on retirement: “It’s time to go home.”

New Orleans police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson addressed his decision to resign from the NOPD on Wednesday. Ferguson said his decision to retire was an emotional one. He emphasized that he was not forced out and that he spoke about retiring to New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell before Thanksgiving and even weighed his retirement during the…MORE

Kenner Discovery receives more bomb threats, closes campus Wednesday

All Kenner Discovery campuses are closed again Wednesday after the school received additional bomb threats overnight. This comes just hours after the school’s fourth bomb threat of the year was made on Tuesday. Kenner police say they are investigating the threats. The following email was sent Wednesday morning to parents: “All Discovery Schools will be…MORE

A woman was found shot to death in the street in Metairie

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder that happened in Metairie Wednesday morning. According to the sheriff’s office, a woman was found shot to death on the side of the road at the intersection of Ivy Street and Little Farms Avenue. The woman nor the suspect has not been identified at this time.…MORE

Full ‘cold moon’ tonight, but you may not be able to see it

The full moon for the month of December is also referred to as the ‘cold moon’. At 10:08 PM, the full moon will peak but we might not be able to see it.We’ve been dealing with a lot of fog lately, and I think we’re in for more of the same tonight. The best time…MORE

Traffic is snarled in Algiers after the Woodland Bridge closed because of a deadly crash

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating after a fatal crash happened on the Woodland Bridge Wednesday morning. The Louisiana Department of Transportation confirmed that the Woodland Bridge was closed during peak commute hours, affecting Algiers and Plaquemines Parish commutes. NOPD said the crash happened around 6:40 a.m. and killed a woman. This is a…MORE

NYPD officer tapped to help revamp NOPD expected to have contract extended

The city of New Orleans will extend the contract of a former New York Police Department officer tapped to help revamp the New Orleans Police Department, sources tell WDSU. Fausto Pichardo was hired in September amid an officer shortage crisis. Pichardo was tasked with creating a comprehensive plan to get more officers on the streets…MORE