|Posted on 4/28/2017 3:53:00 AM.|
Music lovers from all over the country are gathering in New Orleans for the Jazz & Heritage Festival that kicks off today. Producer Quint Davis says they have 580 musical acts over a two-weekend period. Harry Connick Junior, Maroon 5, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are headliners this weekend and 2nd weekend performers are just as good.
|Quint Davis, Jazz & Heritage Festival, New Orleans, Stevie Wonder|
|Posted on 4/28/2017 3:01:00 AM.|
A new drug called ‘pink’ is hitting the streets in Louisiana and is more deadly than heroin. East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. Beau Clark says pink is a synthetic opioid combined with Fentanyl. He says this drug has all of the same effects as heroin.
|pink, Beau Clark, heroin, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner|
|Posted on 4/27/2017 9:59:00 PM.|
For the first time since 2007, two LSU players were selected within the first six picks of the NFL draft. Running back Leonard Fournette was the fourth overall selection to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Two picks later, the New York Jets took safety Jamal Adams.
In 2007, LSU also had two players taken within the first six picks. JaMarcus Russell went number one to the Oakland Raiders and LaRon Landry was drafted by the Washington Redskins at number six.
|NFL draft, Leaonard Fournette, Jamal Adams|
|Posted on 4/27/2017 9:31:00 PM.|
Before the LSU players boarded the bus for Tuscaloosa, they made it known that it's now time for this team to start stacking victories. They lived up to that promise on Thursday with a 8-2 win over Alabama.
The victory improves the Tigers record to 11-8 in the SEC, while the Crimson Tide falls to a hapless 2-17.
|Alex Lange, Nick Coomes, Antoine Duplantis, Kramer Robertson|
|Posted on 4/27/2017 12:31:00 PM.|
US Senator Bill Cassidy says President Donald Trump's tax reform plan will simplify the tax code, create jobs and incentivize investment and growth. Cassidy says he likes that Trump is engaged and following through with his campaign promises.
|President Donald Trump, Bill Cassidy, tax plan|
|Posted on 4/27/2017 11:49:00 AM.|
The former Destrehan High School teacher who allegedly had sex with a 16-year-old student isn’t out of the woods yet. Shelley Dufrense was found not guilty of carnal knowledge of a juvenile in Jefferson Parish, but the victim’s family has a civil suit pending in St. Charles Parish against the 34-year-old. Legal analyst Tim Meche says Wednesday’s verdict shouldn’t affect the outcome of the civil suit.
|Tim Meche, Shelley Dufrense, Destrehan High School, |
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