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One dead, one injured in Ninth Ward double shooting

NEW ORLEANS – A double shooting last night in the Ninth Ward left one man dead and one injured.

The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. 110 more words


Head, Hands and Feet


I told you I really wasn’t changing direction all that much. I hope that you believed me. You have no reason to because I change directions on Storyteller, every chance that I get. 191 more words

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New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina: When the Levees Failed

During the ten years we lived on Padre Island off the coast of Texas, we talked several times of making the nine-hour drive to New Orleans and taking in the famous sights: the jazz and zydeco music, the shotgun, antebellum and Victorian homes, the guesthouses and outdoor cafes, the live oaks draped in Spanish moss and Jackson Square.  1,838 more words


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