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Entergy, United Way say bill credit application portal problems resolved

Entergy and the United Way began accepting online applications for bill credits Wednesday, but many customers ran into problems. WDSU received dozens of calls from customers saying the portal wasn’t working. WDSU reached out about a discrepancy in the applications process that only gave customers an option for “Status of Service” and “Status of Account.”United…MORE

Florida deaths linked to oysters from Louisiana

A restaurant customer in Fort Lauderdale has died of a bacterial infection after eating raw oysters. A Pensacola man died the same way this month. Both cases involved oysters from Louisiana. Gary Oreal manages the Rustic Inn in Fort Lauderdale and knew the customer well. He says they’ve served billions of raw oysters over the…MORE

Long lines seen hours ahead of natural gas assistance event in Jefferson Parish

Some Jefferson Parish residents may be eligible for assistance paying their natural gas bills. The Jefferson Community Action Programs Department (JeffCAP) and ATMOS Energy have partnered to assist residents with their natural gas bills. An event is being held Wednesday at Johnny Jacobs Park, and long lines were seen hours ahead of the event starting.…MORE

Mother demands answers after her son was beat up on a school bus

A New Orleans mother is demanding answers after her son was hurt in a school bus fight. “My youngest son came in and he gave me a hug and started crying and I said, ‘what’s wrong?’ He said they beat Chris up on the school bus,” Keishone Sterling said. In the video, you can see…MORE

NOPD consent decree public hearing is today

The city of New Orleans is taking the next step in its quest to end the federal consent decree.New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is requesting a public hearing Wednesday. The consent decree was initiated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina following deadly police shootings of civilians. Cantrell has been vocal against the consent decree, blaming…MORE

Pelicans’ Larry Nance Jr. helping local teachers get supplies

A New Orleans Pelicans player is using social media to help teachers in the classroom. Larry Nance Jr. put a call out for educators to let him know if they need supplies.He sent out a tweet asking teachers what their need were. His tweet said “New Orleans teachers.. y’all got classroom needs lists? Send em.”In…MORE

Here is how thieves can hack your key fob to steal your car

High-tech thieves are now targeting push-start cars hacking into key fobs leaving many car owners in New Orleans without a vehicle.This is how the crime works: first the thief waves a relay box at the victim’s house, and boosts the car key signal in the house to another device, which is held by the second…MORE