New Orleans

Bacchus LI, actor Jensen Ackles, throws to the crowd as the 1,600 men of Bacchus present their 32-float Mardi Gras parade entitled "Starring Louisiana" on the Uptown route in New Orleans on Sunday, March 3, 2019.
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March 05, 2019 - 11:31 am
By Rebecca Santana, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The streets of New Orleans will be filled Tuesday with excited kids catching beads from atop ladders, revelers in fancy costumes walking through the French Quarter and Mardi Gras Indians wearing finely beaded costumes. Tuesday marks the final...
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Eagles fans prepare to fly to New Orleans for the Saints game.
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Tim Jimenez
January 11, 2019 - 8:24 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eagles fans are flying out to New Orleans, hoping they’re on the road to victory. There were two direct flights scheduled from Philadelphia International Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International for Friday morning. The first to leave, at 6 a.m. was a...
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Dec 23, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) reacts with running back Wendell Smallwood (28) ad tight end Dallas Goedert (88) after scoring a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Fi
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Ed Benkin
January 10, 2019 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — No one will confuse this Eagles backfield with Wilbert Montgomery and Brian Westbrook. It doesn't matter at this stage of the season. When the Eagles lost Jay Ajayi early in the season and Cory Clement late in the year, it appeared the team's rushing attack would be...
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Jan 6, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson in the first half a NFC Wild Card playoff football game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.
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Ed Benkin
January 09, 2019 - 9:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Football players can find plenty of sources for motivation, and the Eagles will have an abundance of motivational resources to choose from this weekend. The Eagles will take on the Saints Sunday in a Divisional Playoff matchup. The winner will advance to the NFC...
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Riders on Megabus gather outside Union Station on the east side of Canal Street in Chicago, Illinois.
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Rachel Kurland
January 08, 2019 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Eagles are certainly flying high so far this season — but if need a way to the next game, you can take the bus. Megabus is offering a $99 rate — each way — from Philadelphia to New Orleans when the Eagles take on the Saints Sunday afternoon. It...
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Joe Lamberti/Courier Post-USA TODAY NETWORK
January 04, 2019 - 8:23 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants lawmakers across the country to resist a bill that would give the federal government control over regulating sports betting. The Republican said Friday at a conference of legislators that states have proven they can handle the job...
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People react at the scene of a shooting in New Orleans, Saturday, July 28, 2018.
Matthew Hinton /The Advocate via AP
July 29, 2018 - 10:09 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two armed individuals wearing hoodies walked up to a crowd gathered Saturday evening outside a strip mall in New Orleans and opened fire, killing three people and wounding seven more, the police chief said. The shooting happened on the 3400 block of Claiborne Avenue, about 3...
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(Brett Duke/The Times-Picayune via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 11:30 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight animals have now died after a jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. NOLA.com reports an alpaca and fox died Sunday, the day after the male jaguar killed four alpacas, one emu and one fox Saturday morning. The jaguar was captured and returned to...
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Queen Latifah performs at the 2018 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, July 7, 2018, in New Orleans.
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July 08, 2018 - 8:49 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah used her debut performance to celebrate "Ladies First" and her 30 years in the trenches. Latifah was one of the headliners on the festival's main stage Saturday and was joined — to the...
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Ella Brennan
Courtesy Jerry Siegel/Commander's Palace
June 01, 2018 - 10:42 am
By Devon M. Sayers and Steve Almasy, CNN (CNN) — Ella Brennan, the famed New Orleans restaurateur known for building Commander's Palace into a world-renowned restaurant, has died, according to a post on the restaurant's Facebook page. Brennan was 92 years old. Commander's Palace posted on its...
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