Removal Of Confederate Statues Stirs Varied Reactions The statue of the Confederacy's president had been hoisted from its stone pedestal in the pre-dawn hours and the blue glint of police lights was still visible two blocks away outside the corner laundromat where Carol Patterson sat as diverted rush-hour traffic rolled by.
Removal Of 2nd Confederate Statue In New Orleans To BeginA city news release says workers are preparing to take down a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans, the second of four monuments to Confederate era figures the City Council has voted to remove.
New Orleans Takes Down 1st Of 4 Confederate StatuesWorkers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning.
Audubon Aquarium Welcomes 'Otterly' Adorable New ResidentThe Audubon Aquarium in New Orleans has welcomed its newest resident: a rescued juvenile sea otter from Monterey, Calif.
Police: Car Plows Into Parade Crowd In New Orleans; 28 HurtA suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said.
Queen Anne's Co. Shelter Taking In Dogs From New OrleansA local animal rescue group is helping overcrowded shelters in New Orleans.
Police Bearing Gifts Save Holiday for Louisiana Boy, 7After burglars made off with gifts from under the Christmas tree at a home in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna, police did more than just investigate.
Manslaughter Conviction In Death Of Ex-NFL Star Will SmithThe man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints defensive leader Will Smith was convicted of manslaughter on Sunday night, ending a week-long trial in which the defendant insisted he only fired because the popular football star was drunk, violent and had grabbed a gun following a traffic crash on the night of April 9.
New Orleans French Quarter Shooting Kills 1 And Wounds 9Police had already increased patrols in New Orleans' bustling French Quarter before gunfire erupted early Sunday, leaving one man dead and nine other people wounded in a tourist district famed for its bars, bright lights and live music.
Saints Honor Superdome Re-opening 10 Years LaterWhile the sold-out Superdome celebrated Monday night's opening-drive touchdown by New Orleans, one fan stood still, holding an American flag colored in the home team's black and gold. "The Rebirth," it read.
Superdome Reopening Remembered as Historic, InspirationalAs the Saints host the Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans will mark the 10-year anniversary of the reopening of the hulking, 73,000-seat stadium on Sept. 25, 2006.
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