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Baby goat beheaded in Algiers park; LASPCA offering $1,000 reward for information

wdsu.com — A baby goat was beheaded in Algiers and the Louisiana SPCA is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible. According to a news release from the LASPCA, the beheading happened Wednesday in Brechtel Park.
Jan 29, 2015

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Jan 29, 2015

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Fat Throwback Thursday! Look back at Mardi Gras coverage from 1954

wdsu.com — Happy Throwback Thursday! While New Orleans is enjoying its 2015 Carnival season, take a look back at WDSU's Mardi Gras coverage from over 60 years ago, in 1954. The coverage was televised in black and white over the air. While many things may look different, many things remain the same.
Jan 29, 2015

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At 1 p.m.: Sports fan chat with Fletcher Mackel

LIVE: NOPD news conference on effort to grow reserve division of police force

wdsu.com — The New Orleans Police Department is holding a news conference at 10 a.m. to speak about an effort to add to the growing ranks of the NOPD reserve division.
Jan 29, 2015

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Napoleon Avenue construction affects Mardi Gras

wdsu.com — If you drive down Napoleon from South Claiborne to Tchoupitoulas Street, then you've noticed the massive construction project. With Mardi Gras right around the corner, how will it affect the parade route? "There will be no impact to the parade route itself on Napoleon.

FBI returns to St. Bernard Parish government building

wdsu.com — Agents with the FBI spend the majority of the day in St. Bernard Parish at the government building, the WDSU I-Team has learned. Sources tell WDSU that agents were in and out of the parish's IT department. Last week, the I-Team first reported that the FBI seized a computer belonging to IT Director Jeffery Brannon.

Tipitina's owner, company negotiate redevelopment of old Bally's riverboat casino site

wdsu.com — The Old Bally's riverboat casino site near the Lakefront Airport complex may soon turn into a 4.5 acre water park and outdoor concert festival venue. Tipitina's owner Roland von Kurnatowsi and his business partner are proposing an amphitheater and water park be built on the now empty landing.
Jan 28, 2015

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Police: Burglar breaks into Slidell home, falls asleep on couch

wdsu.com — A Slidell resident awoke Wednesday morning to a crime scene in their home and the suspect was caught slumbering on the sofa, police said. The homeowner in the Bon Village neighborhood called police about 5:30 a.m. when they found 31-year-old Sharrod McCullum sound asleep on a sofa.

Reports: Irish police officer injured in Seventh Ward shooting

wdsu.com — International news outlets are reporting that a shooting in the Seventh Ward Tuesday morning involved an Irish police officer. According to BBC News , a man who is in a hospital this week following a robbery turned shooting is a member of the Irish national police force.
Jan 28, 2015

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Tom Benson fires back in Saints, Pelicans ownership feud with family

wdsu.com — The battle over Tom Benson's empire reached a fever pitch Tuesday after attorneys for Benson filed a response to his family lawsuit over who will control his businesses. Tuesday's development came after a week of jabs between the Benson family.
Jan 27, 2015

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Jan 27, 2015

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Jan 27, 2015

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Another cold front Thursday Night

wdsu.com — Cool in the morning. Lows will be in the low to mid 40s. Sunny skies forecast Wednesday. Highs will be in the low to mid 60s. Winds become southeast and moisture returns for Thursday with the potential for some fog. We'll be warmer with highs in the low 70s.

No reservations required for Galatoire table winners

wdsu.com — Galatoire's, a local and world-renowned restaurant, held their annual Mardi Gras table auction. The proceeds for the table auctions, which allow customers to reserve a table in the famous restaurant on the Friday before Mardi Gras, goes to local charities.
Jan 27, 2015

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Teaser trailer released for Louisiana-filmed 'Fantastic Four' movie

wdsu.com — It's almost clobberin' time! The 20th Century Fox "Fantastic Four" reboot, which was filmed in Baton Rouge, released a teaser trailer for the movie on Tuesday. WATCH: Teaser Trailer Principal photography began in May 2014 in Baton Rouge. However, the film originally planned to be shot in Vancouver, Canada, but was moved to Louisiana due to the state's tax incentives.

Woman dies at hospital after Willow Street shooting

wdsu.com — A woman was shot Tuesday morning in an area of Willow Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Few details were made available, but NOPD authorities confirmed that the shooting occurred after 9 a.m. near Willow and Amelia streets. According to the NOPD, an unidentified woman was found with a gunshot wound.

Jan. 27 Exact Weather Forecast: Sunny, mild conditions continue

wdsu.com — Tuesday: Expect a sunny and mild Tuesday. Highs mid- to upper 60s. A weak cold front will move through late afternoon into the evening. Wednesday: Sunny and cooler in the morning. Lows upper 30s to mid-40s. Highs will be in the upper 50s to low 60s.
Jan 27, 2015

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New Orleans mayor's car stolen; Recovered by Jefferson Parish deputy

wdsu.com — Mayor Mitch Landrieu's stolen vehicle was recovered over the weekend in an area of East Riverside. According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Landrieu's 2009 four-door Jeep was found by a deputy, who spotted it Saturday evening on the Crescent City Connection.
Jan 26, 2015

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Jan 26, 2015

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Jan 26, 2015

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Hot Seat: Benson Family Battle

wdsu.com — The Hot Seat looks at the legal battle that has erupted between New Orleans Saints/Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his family over control of both of the sports franchises and the rest of his business holdings. Ken Trahan, Saints Hall of Fame member and local sports commentator, gives his view of the situation.

New Orleans mayor's car stolen recovered by JPSO

wdsu.com — Video Transcript LO . MAYOR MITCH LANDRIEU HAS BEEN PROBLEMS AND NOW MAYOR MITCH LANDRIS ONE OF THE CITY'S LATEST OF CRIME. HIS VEHICLE JEFFERSON PARISH SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES CREDITED WITH FIN IT. WDSU REPORTER ANDY CUNNINGM WITH DETAILS ON HOW THE VEE WAS FOUND.
Jan 26, 2015

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