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S. Korea's families ask how they can go on

The grief of any parent who loses a child is unimaginable.

Man dies in air vent during apparent burglary attempt

A man died while crawling through the ventilation system at Greg's Food Mart in Marrero Saturday morning in an apparent burglary attempt, police said.

Families' frustration: 'Nothing is changing'

When a ship comes into sight, they come -- seemingly out of nowhere, inching closer to the dock. Bleary-eyed, the faces of the families of the missing have become swollen from crying.

Thousands run in New Orleans 10K

The Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic held its 36th annual 10K race Saturday. Leonard Patrick Komon won the men’s race, and Risper Gesabwa won the women’s race.

Death toll rises in Mount Everest avalanche

Another Sherpa guide has died in Friday's Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday.

Death toll in South Korea ferry disaster up to 32

Relatives of missing passengers aboard the capsized South Korean ferry gave out DNA samples Saturday as rescuers conducted more dives into the wreckage. The ferry sank Wednesday, leaving at least 32 people dead and more than 270 missing. It was heade...

Source: Malaysia Airlines jet nearly hit peak altitude

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 drastically changed course then soared to near its peak altitude, a senior Malaysian aviation source said -- adding yet another wrinkle to the enigma of the plane's last flight. Before disappearing from radar screens on Ma...

Mother of molestation victim: 'It made me sick'

There aren't many secrets in this small Washington Parish community, just south of the Mississippi state line, and perhaps the biggest one is now the talk of the town.

NOMMA Cadets do good deed on Good Friday

Students at a school unique to New Orleans spent this Good Friday doing a good dead. The cadets at the New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy swept the grounds of their new campus picking up trash ahead of Earth Day next week.

Numerous events mark Good Friday in New Orleans

Christians across the city observed Good Friday through a variety of events in New Orleans.

Jazz Fest tickets on sale Monday

Tickets to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will be available starting Monday at the Superdome's box office.

More details emerge, but still no MH370

New information has come to light about the path taken by Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 before it disappeared from radar screens on March 8.

Crews respond to 3-alarm apartment fire in Metairie

Firefighters responded to a three-alarm fire in Metairie on Friday.

Nagin balks at $500k forfeiture claim

Attorneys for Ray Nagin are rejecting at least some of a claim by the federal government for restitution following the ex-mayor's conviction on federal corruption charges.

Saints bring back WR Robert Meachem

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has re-signed veteran free-agent wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.

Ferry disaster: What's likelihood of finding survivors?

As rescuers take on the daunting task of finding survivors, family members of the missing passengers are pinning slim hopes on floundering air pockets in the capsized South Korean ferry.

Traffic reminder: Crescent City Classic to close some streets Saturday

The Crescent City Classic is shutting down some streets this weekend.

Early voting for May 3 election begins Saturday

Early voting for the May 3 general election begins Saturday and continues through April 26, excluding Sunday.

Anger in S. Korea amplified by misinformation

With at least 28 people dead and hundreds still missing from the unexplained South Korean ferry disaster, misinformation has only fueled frustrations.

Police seek missing girl, 14, last seen near Irish Channel

New Orleans police are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl who was last seen near the Irish Channel.

April 18 Exact Weather forecast: Few showers before dry Easter weekend

A few departing showers will move through before high pressure brings dry conditions.

20 arrested in Medicaid fraud case

The state attorney general's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has arrested 20 personal care attendants as part of a crackdown.

Hammond area voters consider school tax on May 3

Hammond-area voters will take another look on May 3 at passing a tax millage to support Hammond schools' magnet and accelerated programs.

La. man charged in Miss. sex-trafficking case

The U.S. Attorney in New Orleans says a Louisiana man has been indicted in a 2012 sex trafficking case.

Divers enter ferry's second deck but are forced back

As divers raced to reach hundreds of people believed to be inside a sunken ferry boat, the death toll from the disaster rose to 28 Friday.

Live: Morning news, weather and traffic updates from WDSU

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Relatives fear end to ferry rescue operation

With difficult weather conditions conspiring against rescue efforts, chances of finding survivors from the Sewol ferry that unexpectedly sank Wednesday are decreasing with each passing hour.

Jefferson deputies investigate car lot burglaries

A car lot owner says he's been burglarized so many times that he's become numb to the crimes.

10 missing after avalanche on Mount Everest

Up to 10 people were missing Friday after a high altitude avalanche on Mt. Everest, a climbing company executive says.

Sharper loses bid to be released on bail

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has lost his bid to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge decided there's enough evidence to move forward with charges against him.

Audubon spent $242k on unsuccessful referrendum

The Audubon Nature Institute spent about $242,000 in the final push to secure a lucrative funding source for the next 50 years, records filed with the state's ethics board show.

S. Korea ferry disaster: The challenge ahead

The South Korean ferry that sank dramatically on Wednesday with hundreds of passengers on board had been modified after coming to the country from Japan over a year ago, according to reports on CNN affiliate YTN.

Hospital officials say fungus didn’t kill 5 terminally ill children

Several years after five children died under the care of doctors at Louisiana Children’s Hospital in Uptown New Orleans, a medical journal shed light on what happened and now hospital officials are addressing their response.

New Texas blast video released on anniversary

Jeff Tobola had just wrapped up another work day and picked up his son in West, Texas, when he heard the city's fertilizer plant was on fire. Why not check it out?

Investigators: 18-pound bag of pot found on a beach in Grand Isle

More than 18 pounds of pot were found on a beach in Grand Isle, authorities say.

Children's Hospital holds news conference regarding '08-'09 fungal infection outbreak

Children's Hospital holds news conference regarding '08-'09 fungal-infection outbreak

Gusman: Partial agreement on consent decree a first step toward achieving goals

A partial agreement on jail reforms at Orleans Parish Prison was reached in federal court Thursday Morning after years of back and forth between the City of New Orleans and the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office.

Ukraine talks: Call for end to violence

Diplomats meeting for emergency talks on the crisis in Ukraine issued a joint statement Thursday aimed at de-escalating the tensions and ensuring the security of all Ukrainians.

First lady to deliver Dillard commencement

First lady Michelle Obama will deliver the commencement address at Dillard University on Saturday, May 10, the university announced today.

Special education teacher arrested after discovery of child pornography

A special education teacher is under arrest after officials said they discovered child pornography on his computer.

Ex-US Attorney heads Gulf spill claims audit panel

A former U.S. attorney in Baton Rouge heads up a new three-member audit panel appointed to review the settlement program arising from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Live Fan Chat with WDSU Sports Anchor Fletcher Mackel

Pelicans end the season with a win, but next season is all about risk. The Saints mock NFL draft is updated! Ask WDSU sports anchor Fletcher Mackel your sports questions or make your comments, and he'll answer some of them LIVE on!

FBI's 10 most wanted cyber criminals

View the FBI's list of its 10 most wanted cyber criminals. Can you help locate any of these individuals?

April 17 Exact Weather forecast: More clouds with a slight rain chance

Clouds will return as a developing low generates a chance of rain...

Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, city reach partial agreement on consent decree

A partial agreement has been reached between the City of New Orleans and the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office on the federal consent decree regarding the parish’s prison.

Ticket from Bogalusa wins Lotto jackpot

A Louisiana Lotto ticket sold in Bogalusa is now worth $325,000.

Senate committee backs bill targeting levee board

Senators have advanced a bill that would let the governor remove New Orleans-area levee board members for violating what he considers public policy.

Man killed in New Orleans East

A 38-year-old man is dead after a shooting in New Orleans East.

Woman killed in Central City Shooting

A 59-year-old woman is dead after being shot in Central City Wednesday.

287 still missing after S. Korean ferry sinks

There were 46 lifeboats attached to the South Korean ferry that sank in frigid waters -- but only one lifeboat was deployed, CNN affiliate YTN reported Thursday. CNN has not been able to independently confirm the report. But if true, it will fuel the...

Live: Morning news, weather and traffic updates from WDSU

Live: Morning news, weather and traffic updates from WDSU
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