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Explosion, fire reported at Valero refinery in St. Bernard Parish: no word (or even questions) on what was released into the air St. Bernard residents are breathing
4 hour ago
Plant explosion, fire at Valero Refinery near New Orleans. Authorities say one person was injured.
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The company did not say if any chemicals were released or if there would be any air-quality monitoring after the fire.
Explosion, fire at Valero plant in St. Bernard Parish rocks area. there was a person injured, but he wasn't positive.
NOPD investigating shooting in 4900 block of Palace Street. Initial reports show male victim with gunshot wound transported to hospital
Baton Rouge police investigating shooting death of 21-year-old man at 999 Rosenwald Road. 21-year-old Joshua Andrews was found in a parking lot
In hard-hit Louisiana, statewide deaths jumped 38.3% over the weekend, for a total of 512 fatalities. The number of diagnosed COVID19 cases in the state leapt by 44.3%, reaching 10,297
20 deaths, 905 COVID19 cases in NW Louisiana. Total 12496 cases, 409 deaths
A woman is dead and police are actively searching for a suspect near the 300 block of Herndon St in Shreveport, Louisiana 23-year-old woman who had been shot in the chest
1 week ago
Second time this week @BRFDPIO is responding to a fire at Broadmoor United Methodist. Earlier this week, someone intentionally set a meeting room in an unattached building on fire
About 40 JPSO employees test positive for COVID19, sheriff says
Ellis Marsalis Jr., the patriarch of a New Orleans musical family, known for his brand of modern jazz as well as for educating generations of musicians as a teacher, has died, Marsalis had been hospitalized and tested for COVID-19
A man was found dead Thursday morning on Elysian Fields Avenue near Gentilly Boulevard. The man was declared dead at the scene
Police arrest Baton Rouge man for November 2019 murder. Tyler Turner, 20, was arrested for the November shooting death of 34-year-old Marquis McCoy, according to the Advocate.
1 week ago
ShreveportPD search for a shooting suspect after a man was hit in the abdomen in the 1700 block of Oakdale St.
notes a 30% increase in COVID19 cases since yesterday, the largest such 24-hour increase since tracking began in Louisiana
In Louisiana, one of the hardest-hit states, 239 people have died from coronavirus—a 29.1% increase from yesterday. Gov. John Bel Edwards says New Orleans is expected to run out of ventilators on Sunday and hospital beds by Monday
The NOPD is investigating a shooting in the 7100 block of Ransom Street. Initial reports one juvenile male arrived to an area hospital by private conveyance suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
The NOPD is investigating a shooting in the 8600 block of Forche Street. Initial reports show one adult male sustained a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital by EMS. No further details are available at this time.
3 SPD employees test positive for COVID19
The Department of Health has identified COVID19 clusters in 28 long-term care facilities in the state
LADeptHealth coronavirus update: Cases: 4025 (+485) Deaths: 185 Local cases: Caddo: 222 (5 deaths) Bossier: 57 Webster: 11 (1 death) Bienville: 5 (1 death) Natchitoches: 2 Lincoln: 8 DeSoto: 28 (1 death) Sabine: 1 Claiborne: 4 (+1) Red River: 1
1 week ago
Fire rips through Florida Street car wash Monday morning. The fire broke out at the car wash next to the Circle K Gas Station.
3 weeks of COVID19, 151 dead 3540 total cases Louisiana Coronavirus
Police are investigating a fatal shooting after a Baton Rouge man was found suffering from gunshot wounds in a parking lot on Airline Highway late Sunday night
1 week ago
Police charge man in connection with overnight shooting in Shreveport
Sunday night Jefferson Parish deputies were investigating a homicide in Metairie.
1st federal inmate dies from COVID19; health experts consider jails, prisons potential epicenters for virus
8 deaths, 279 active COVID19 cases in NW Louisiana. Statewide 3315 cases, 137 deaths
Caddo reports two more COVID19 deaths