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Legendary New Orleans boxing promoter Les Bonano dies

Les Bonano, a fixture on the New Orleans boxing scene as a promoter, manager and trainer for more than 50 years, past away Saturday evening according to his daughter Deslie Bonano-Broussard.His son, Jefferson Parish Councilman Deano Bonano also confirms his father’s passing to WDSU. Bonano was selected for induction into the Allstate Sugar Bowl’s Greater…MORE

Man shot, injured in city’s French Quarter

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting in the city’s French Quarter.It happened around 3 a.m. at the corner of St. Louis and Royal streets. Initial reports indicate a 16-year-old was shot at by an unknown man.He was transported to the hospital for treatment.There is no word on the severity of…MORE

NOPD investigating triple shooting that killed one

A 22-year-old man has died and two others were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning.It happened around 12:40 a.m. near the intersection of Baronne and Gravier streets in the Central Business District.Investigators say that’s where three men were shot. They were all transported to the hospital by EMS, where the 22-year-old died.The other men…MORE

Skateboarders from across the country takeover old MSY terminal

For the second year, skateboarding teams from across the country traveled to New Orleans to show off their best skills inside the old airport terminal. The Red Bull Terminal Takeover took place on April 15 and 16.A handful of teams from places like Atlanta, Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Philadelphia created two-minute, compilation videos of…MORE

Local attorney offers legal advice ahead of upcoming hurricane season

Local attorney Joseph Piacun is urging residents to prepare now for the upcoming hurricane season, which starts June 1.He advised people to take pictures of their property ahead of time and to make sure they have the appropriate insurance coverage.Piacun also said to be persistent if a person has unresolved claims from previous storms, including…MORE

Rihanna Welcomes First Child With A$AP Rocky

Rihanna Welcomes First Child With A$AP Rocky

Superstar singer and fashion icon Rihanna and her boyfriend A$AP Rocky welcomed their first child. The baby boy was born on Friday, May 13, in Los Angeles, according to TMZ. Rihanna and Rocky have not commented on the reports or revealed their son’s name. Rihanna and A$AP Rocky have been friends for years and went…MORE

‘That’s not how to live’: New Orleans DA answers crime concerns at Lakeview Q&A session

As New Orleans’ homicide rate continues drawing comparisons to before Hurricane Katrina, the city’s district attorney told a frustrated civic group Saturday that he’s frustrated, too.”New Orleans is at its lowest moment as it relates to crime,” District Attorney Jason Williams told the Lakeview Civic Improvement Association. “My mother shouldn’t have to say, ‘Meet me…MORE

LSU completes sweep of Vanderbilt with 21-10 victory

Rightfielder Brayden Jobert launched two home runs and collected a school-record nine RBI Saturday to lead LSU to a 21-10 win over Vanderbilt at Hawkins Field.LSU, which swept three games in Nashville for the first time in program history, completed the regular season with a 37-18 overall record, 17-13 in the SEC. Vanderbilt dropped to…MORE

Gonzales police investigating deadly shooting at Waffle House

The Gonzales Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that took place at the Waffle House on Hwy. 30 near the Tanger Outlet Mall.It happened late around 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Officials said three people were shot. One of them has died. Officers said Willie Bridges, 18, of Metairie died from his injuries.The other individual…MORE

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