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Ninth Ward man shot and killed after argument in Deslonde St. home

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A 61-year-old man was shot and later died from his wounds after a fight in a Ninth Ward home.

The man argued with a guest at his home in the 1300 block of Deslonde after a gathering, according to a report from the NOPD. 87 more words


Meet David Young, a farmer planting the seeds for a healthier Lower Ninth Ward

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – David Young is known to many as the Ninth Ward farmer, but he’s not your typical farmer. He’s an urban farmer who came to New Orleans after a calling from God. 384 more words


Don't Think Twice

It’s alright.

I stumbled upon this little scene as I was heading to my friend’s gallery in The Bywater. Considering the memorial stretched across the street, I thought it was a pretty good idea to document it. 178 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Dining Out in New Orleans: Jack Dempsey's (with Keith Hurtt)

Deep in the Ninth Ward sits the local institution Jack Dempsey’s, an island of consistency in a sea of change…

Dining Partner: Keith Hurtt… 863 more words


A Little Rain Must Fall

Yes. A little rain must fall. And, it must fall like it would in an Impressionistic painting.

So, here’s what happened. We had a hurricane on Thursday night. 294 more words

Ray Laskowitz

NOPD officer robbed at gunpoint

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A New Orleans police officer was robbed at gunpoint in the Ninth Ward while off-duty.

NOPD confirms that the officer was in the 1300 block of Feliciana Tuesday morning when an armed suspect approached him and demanded his money. 39 more words



I keep saying that all art is autobiographical.

I began to think about that when a younger colleague in Australia started to worry that I had enhanced a couple of my second line pictures. 503 more words

Ray Laskowitz