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GOP Senator Shows Up Late For Townhall, Accuses Crowd Of “Booing The Name Of Jesus” [VIDEO]

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy showed up quite late to his townhall yesterday and was SHOCKED to face an angry crowd. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: Sen. Bill Cassidy had to know he was facing a tough crowd when they tried to shout down the invocation. Show More Summary

Sofia Vergara Scores Haydel’s Bakery King Cake

The Modern Family actress is chowing down New Orleans-style Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara is kicking off her Carnival season in the most spectacularly New Orleans way — with lots of king cake. On Wednesday the Times-Picayune reports...Show More Summary

Saints re-sign fullback John Kuhn

The Saints made an early move on their free agent list, keeping fullback John Kuhn. According to Herbie Teope of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have brought Kuhn back on a one-year deal with an $80,000 signing bonus. The longtime Packers fullback joined the Saints last August, and ended up scoring five touchdowns. He…

Sean Payton: Report I discussed future with Mickey Loomis is “completely false”

On Sunday, a report from Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune said the Rams are expected to ask for permission to speak to Sean Payton about their head coaching vacancy and that Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis is open to the idea of trading Payton to L.A. Holder also reported that Payton and Loomis met…

Sean Payton to Rams chatter continues to grow

Eventually, the annual “Sean Payton may leave the Saints” rumor is going to be right. That year could be this year. With multiple national reporters connecting Payton to the Rams, Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that the Rams plan to seek permission to speak to Payton this week, and that Saints G.M.…

Report: Saints CB Ken Crawley dislocated kneecap in practice

The Saints have dealt with injuries at cornerback all year and they reportedly lost another corner in practice on Wednesday. Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that Ken Crawley dislocated his kneecap while the team was preparing for its season finale against the Falcons. Crawley is expected to need 6-8 weeks to recover…

1924: A day in the death penalty around the U.S.

2 months agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Dec. 13, 1924: Shreveport, La., Dec. 12 — Alfred Sharpe, about 25 years old, a negro, was hanged here today at 12:16 p.m. for the murder of Tom Askew, a white man, veteran of the World war and manager of a plantation near Keithville, which occurred last September 9. Sharpe, […]

Jury convicts Cardell Hayes of manslaughter in death of Will Smith

The “stand your ground” defense did not allow Cardell Hayes to avoid responsibility for the death of Will Smith. Via the New Orleans Times-Picayune, a jury convicted Hayes of manslaughter for shooting and killing the former Saints defensive end in April. By vote of 10-2 on both counts, the jury also convicted Hayes of attempted…

Kennedy Wins In Louisiana

John Kennedy (R) easily beat Foster Campbell (D) in the runoff to succeed retiring Sen. David Vitter (R-LA), the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. “Kennedy will join an emboldened Republican Party in Washington. The GOP kept its majority in the House [...]

Former Jets, Chiefs RB Joe McKnight killed in Louisiana shooting

Former NFL running back Joe McKnight has been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting on Thursday in Terrytown, La. According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, McKnight, 28, was killed at approximately 3 p.m. local time after an argument at an intersection in the suburb just across the Mississippi River from New Orleans. Show More Summary

Paper: Former NFL player McKnight shot dead in Louisiana

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

(Reuters) - Former National Football League player Joe McKnight was shot and killed on Thursday near New Orleans in his native Louisiana, the Times-Picayune newspaper reported. The shooting occurred around 3 p.m. local time at a traffic intersection, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office told the newspaper. Show More Summary

New Orleans Legend Edgar Dooky Chase Jr. Has Died

At the age of 88 Extremely sad news today with The Times-Picayune reporting that Edgar Dooky Chase Jr., famed New Orleans musician and cofounder of Treme dining landmark Dooky Chase’s Restaurant, has passed away at the age of 88. Chase...Show More Summary

A boudin feast, international eats and more: New Orleans food events (Nov. 3-8)

In New Orleans, food is entertainment. Here are picks from the | The Times-Picayune food team for eating and drinking events this week and the weeks ahead.

Arcade Fire Debuted New Songs at Secret Show

Arcade Fire are headlining Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans tonight. Last night, they prepared for the show with a secret set at an empty space at New Orleans’ Secondline Stages, The Times-Picayune reports. During the show, they treated a small audience of people in Halloween costumes to new material. Show More Summary

Arcade Fire Debuted New Music Last Night

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Arcade Fire debuted new music at a secret show in New Orleans last night, The Times-Picayune reports. Before their headlining set at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience festival tonight, they played a small show for about 175 friends and friends of friends at an empty Secondline Stages film studio, where they tested out some […]

LOUISIANA: Court Rules That AG Can Block State Contracts Because They Include LGBT Protections

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: Attorney General Jeff Landry can reject dozens of state legal contracts because they include language preventing discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people — among other reasons, according to a Baton Rouge state court ruling Monday (Oct. Show More Summary

Louisiana’s Largest Newspaper Endorses Hillary Clinton: Bigoted Donald Trump Would Be Disastrous For America

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From the editorial board of the New Orleans Times-Picayune: Mr. Trump has proved himself wholly unsuited to be president. He has spent this campaign denigrating women, Muslims, Mexicans, refugees, disabled people, the parents of a soldier who died in Iraq and essentially anyone who questioned him. Show More Summary

LOUISIANA: FBI Investigates GOP Parish President Mike Yenni For “Explicit” Sexting With 17 Year-Old Male

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Yenni is married and has a young child. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: Explicit text messages from Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni to a 17-year-old male have been subject of an FBI inquiry, a spokesman for the bureau confirmed Friday (Sept. Show More Summary

LOUISIANA: Dem Governor Sues Attorney General For Blocking Contracts Over Their LGBT Protections

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: Gov. John Bel Edwards is suing Attorney General Jeff Landry for blocking state legal contracts over language meant to protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination in the workplace. Show More Summary

Saints bring back veteran tackle Khalif Barnes

The Saints are thin in a number of spots, but made a move Wednesday to shore up their offensive line. According to Herbie Teope of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints are signing veteran tackle Khalif Barnes. Barnes was in camp with the Saints this summer, but was released as they got the roster down…

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