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Authorities in suburban New Orleans say a business owner found the dangling legs of the dead man in a vent over the kitchen. (Getty Images)

Sheriff: Would-Be Burglar Found Dead In Oven Vent 

New Orleans business owner arrived at work to find the legs of dead man dangling from an oven vent in the building’s kitchen.

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Guide To New Orleans’ 2014 Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.

02/18/2014

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New Orleans Officer Shoots, Kills Man

An officer who answered a shoplifting report shot and killed a 31-year-old man Sunday in the Hollygrove neighborhood, New Orleans police said.

02/16/2014

File photo of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-New Orleans Mayor Convicted Of Taking Bribes

A June 11 sentencing date has been set for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin who has been convicted of bribery, fraud and money laundering.

02/12/2014

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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Convicted On Bribery Charges

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office, including right after Hurricane Katrina.

02/12/2014

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NBA All-Star Game Tickets Remain Highest-Priced In Pro Sports

Currently, the get in price for the normal NBA fan to witness the NBA All-Star game is $413, which is a higher price than that of the most recent MLB, MLS and NHL All-Star games combined.

02/11/2014

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New Orleans Mayor Landrieu Wins 2nd Term

Boosted by a drop in the city’s murder rate and an endorsement from President Barack Obama, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu won a landslide victory Saturday in his bid for a second term.

02/02/2014

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Corruption Trial Of Ex-New Orleans Mayor Begins

Declaring that corruption flourished during Ray Nagin’s two terms as mayor of New Orleans, a federal prosecutor began outlining a far-reaching, multifaceted scheme Thursday in which Nagin allegedly received money, free vacation travel and free granite for his family business— bribes worth more than $500,000 — for helping contractors receive millions of dollars’ worth of city work.

01/30/2014

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Best Bachelorette And Bachelor Party Destinations In The U.S.

Among the best American destinations to travel to for a bachelorette or bachelor party are Las Vegas, Los Angeles, South Beach Miami, New Orleans and New York City.

01/28/2014

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Appeals Court Says Teachers Were Improperly Fired

A state appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling that thousands of New Orleans teachers fired after Hurricane Katrina were denied the constitutional right of due process.

01/16/2014

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