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New Orleans Police Department fires tear gas on protesters trying to cross Mississippi River...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police in New Orleans released tear gas on hundreds of demonstrators who pushed past a line of police to cross...

WWII Museum to observe 76th anniversary of D-Day on Saturday

The National WWII Museum will commemorate the 76th anniversary of the D-Day invasion on Saturday, and will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its opening...

New Orleans Mayor: Officials studying French Quarter car ban, transforming area into pedestrian-only zone

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans officials are studying plans to ban cars in the city’s French Quarter and transform the area into a...

The National WWII Museum to reopen with limited capacity on Memorial Day

NEW ORLEANS (May 18, 2020) – After temporarily closing its doors on March 13, 2020 to protect the health and safety of visitors, staff and...

New Orleans: Demolition of historic buildings near Hard Rock Hotel can proceed

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans has approved demolition of three buildings near the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel to make space for cranes...

Nearly entire Louisiana prison dorm tests positive for virus

By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nearly every woman in a Louisiana prison dormitory has tested positive for COVID-19, and two-thirds of them showed no...

N95 masks returned to makeshift hospital in New Orleans after official who stole them...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana said 80 respirator masks have been returned to a makeshift hospital for recovering coronavirus patients in New...

Ex-NFL kicker, Saints hero Tom Dempsey dies at 73

By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former NFL kicker Tom Dempsey has died at 73 from what his family described as complications...

Bonnet Carrè Spillway set to open Friday morning for about four weeks

(WXXV) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open the Bonnet Carrè Spillway by the end of the week. The Bonnet Carrè Spillway is...

Plans to demolish Hard Rock in New Orleans in limbo; two deceased workers remain...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plans to demolish the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans remain in limbo as the city and developers disagree over...