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  • Sugar Bowl parade to march through French Quarter

    December 30, 2013 2:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Police say traffic in the French Quarter will be disrupted for a time Tuesday morning by a parade honoring the Sugar Bowl. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Pat O'Brien's bar at St. Peter and Royal streets, head down Royal to Bienville Street, turn left on... more »
  • Suspect held in strip club shooting

    December 3, 2012 5:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say they have arrested a suspect in the robbery and shooting of an employee at a French Quarter strip club. WVUE reports that 22-year-old Marion George was arrested Monday at a home in eastern New Orleans. Police say he was booked on charges of armed robbery... more »
  • Winning lottery ticket sold at BR store unclaimed

    April 3, 2012 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A winning ticket sold at a Baton Rouge convenience store remains unclaimed Tuesday leaving the quarter of a million dollar prize up for grabs. Jeff's Food Mart on Jefferson Highway sold the ticket. The ticket matched the five white balls in last Friday's Mega Millions... more »
  • Rebirth added to FQ Fest lineup

    March 15, 2012 6:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band has been added to this year's French Quarter Festival lineup. The free, four-day music festival is slated for April 12-15 in the historic French Quarter, and the lineup includes Cyril Neville and the Royal Southern Brotherhood, Deacon John, George Porter Jr., Papa... more »
  • Mardi Gras teen curfew

    February 20, 2012 10:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are enforcing a new curfew for teens during Mardi Gras this year. No one under 16-years-old is allowed to be alone and to be without adult supervision in the French Quarter after 8pm. So far during this Mardi Gras season New Orleans... more »
  • French Quarter Fest set for April

    February 9, 2012 2:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The lineup for this year's French Quarter Festival, one of the largest free music festivals in the country, was announced Thursday. Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, blues singer Deacon John, clarinetist Pete Fountain and Cajun fiddler Amanda Shaw are among the talent lined up for this year's... more »
  • NO City Council OKs change to French Quarter curfew

    January 5, 2012 3:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The New Orleans City Council has approved an amendment to the city's curfew law. The change would ban those 16 years old or younger from the French Quarter and Marigny (MARE-ih-nee) after 8 p.m. on weekends. Councilwoman Kristen Palmer said Thursday she wants to keep youth off French... more »
  • French Quarter horse death not due to neglect

    December 30, 2011 8:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana SPCA says veterinarians have not found any sign of mistreatment in the body of a draft horse that collapsed and died in the French Quarter. Spokeswoman Katherine LeBlanc said Thursday that more tests will be done because a necropsy at Louisiana State University's veterinary hospital... more »
  • Solar panels near French Quarter draw protests

    January 17, 2011 1:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - It's a collision of environmentalism and preservationism in the French Quarter. Homeowner Glade Bilby wants to install solar panels on his 19th-century home at the edge of the historic district in New Orleans. But city officials say the panels threaten the neighborhood's historic integrity. Tax incentives and... more »
  • Pat O'Brien's bartender murdered

    November 27, 2010 11:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Earl Wheeler, a popular bartender at Pat O'Brien's in the French Quarter, was shot to death after a confrontation as he drove home from work. Wheeler was driving home after work on Thanksgiving when the deadly meeting happened. Police say a man walked in front of the... more »

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