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  • Trumpet auction to benefit 'Satchmo' music fest

    November 14, 2012 10:13 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Trumpet-maker Jason Harrelson says he's donating one of the best trumpets he's ever made to benefit a festival honoring the artist who sparked his passion for the instrument - Louis Armstrong. Harrelson's specially made brass "Satchmo" trumpet has a fleur-de-lis mouthpiece and transcription of the musical score... more »
  • Annual festival celebrating Satchmo is Aug. 3-5

    May 14, 2012 7:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The 12th annual Satchmo SummerFest will be held Aug. 3-5 at the Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint. The festival is dedicated to the life, legacy and music of New Orleans' native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong. It will feature three days of seminars about the history and... more »
  • Painter drops out of Sheriff's race, Wiley keeps position

    September 12, 2011 12:28 PM

    ASCENSION - Former Alcohol and Tobacco Control commissioner Murphy Painter has withdrawn from the Ascension Parish Sheriff's election today meaning Wiley will remain Sheriff. Painter dropped out of the race around 10:30 a.m. today. Louis Boudreaux, the other candidate in the race, also dropped out recently leaving Wiley... more »
  • Former NO aviation director pleads guilty to obstruction

    January 5, 2011 1:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – The former aviation director of New Orleans has pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice, after prosecutors said he used his position to hide from his insurance company that his wife’s luxury BMW wasn’t destroyed in Hurricane Katrina. As part of a plea deal Hunter admitted that he... more »
  • Wanted man arrested after chase in downtown BR

    November 19, 2010 11:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A man wanted for armed robbery was arrested after a foot chase and search in downtown Baton Rouge this morning. 27-year-old Anthony Louis was charged with armed robbery, and had outstanding warrants for robbery and theft from district court and Baker Police. Investigators with the East Baton... more »
  • Statue to honor memory of Louis Prima

    November 13, 2010 11:11 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The memory of New Orleans-born singer, bandleader and trumpet player Louis Prima (PREE' mah) will be honored next month on Bourbon Street with the unveiling of a life-sized bronze statue. The ceremony is set for December 4th, three days before the 100th birthday of Prima, who died... more »
  • Deputy accused of evidence tampering out on bond

    November 12, 2010 2:21 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - An former Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy has bonded out of jail after a district judge approved its reduction. Forty-eight-year-old Louis B. Lambert of Labadieville has pleaded not guilty after he indicted last month to 337 counts of tampering with evidence and more than a hundred drugs and weapons... more »
  • Former deputy pleads not guilty to evidence tampering

    November 3, 2010 1:50 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Former sheriff's deputy Louis Lambert entered a plea of not guilty today in Assumption Parish to charges he tampered with evidence in hundreds of cases. The former lieutenant handled evidence for the sheriff's office, and is accused of taking more than 500 pieces of evidence from the... more »
  • Feds: Ex-airport director, wife back out of plea deal

    September 13, 2010 5:27 PM

    The former director of aviation at New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport and his wife have backed out of a plea agreement to resolve charges they tried to profit from a bogus insurance claim after Hurricane Katrina. Sean Hunter and his wife, Shauna, were expected to enter guilty pleas Wednesday,... more »
  • Garden expert Louis Miller answers viewer questions

    August 26, 2010 2:28 PM

    Garden expert Louis Miller stops by the WBRZ studios to answer viewer questions on Thursday. Louis is live on WBRZ at Noon every Monday and Thursday. Watch to find out how to ask Louis a Question. more »
  • Garden expert Louis Miller answers Monday stumpers

    August 23, 2010 1:57 PM

    Garden expert Louis Miller stopped by the WBRZ News 2 studios on Monday. He had all the answers to your green thumb stumpers. Louis is live in studio every Monday and Thursday. more »

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