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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# New Orleans

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2022
# New Orleans
At least one dead as tornado rips through New Orleans
Other tornadoes spawned by the same storm system had hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma, killing one person on Monday.
All time
# Sumatran orangutan
Endangered orangutan gives birth to healthy infant in New Orleans zoo
Fewer than 14,000 Sumatran orangutans live in the wild.
# Storm
Shortages of supplies and workers to delay damage repairs in US after Hurricane Ida
The hurricane damaged or destroyed more than 22,000 power poles.
# Louisiana
One million people without power as Biden visits areas devastated by Hurricane Ida
US President Joe Biden surveyed the damage yesterday.
# Hurricane
Hurricane Ida: Two dead as road collapses in Mississippi
Seven vehicles were involved in the accident, including a motorcycle.
# Louisiana
Evacuations continue as Hurricane Ida hurtles towards New Orleans
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said Ida would be one of the most powerful storms to hit the state since the 1850s.
# Zurich Classic
McDowell makes hole-in-one at New Orleans PGA Tour pairs event
The lead is shared by Norwegian duo Viktor Hovland and Kris Ventura and Americans Tony Finau and Cameron Champ.
# New Orleans
Three people dead after gun store shooting in New Orleans
The gunman is among the dead.
# when saints go rushing in
Kamara runs for record-tying six touchdowns as Saints hammer Vikings
New Orleans were 52-33 winners against Minnesota in the NFL’s Christmas contest.
# New Orleans
Two killed during Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans
The carnival season is nearing its traditional all-out Fat Tuesday celebration.
# Emergency
Storm Barry is now a hurricane, as it hurtles towards Louisiana's coast
The Mississippi River is currently at 17 feet – just below flood range.
# RIP
Legendary New Orleans blues pianist Dr John dies at 77
The Grammy award winning musician has been described today as a “radiant singer, songwriter, and pianist”.
Voices
What can Irish cities learn from the response to drug use in New Orleans?
There is an increasing recognition by police services that drug use is not a policing matter, but requires a health led response, writes Tony Duffin
# french quarter
Police search for two gunmen who killed three people in New Orleans
Seven other people were wounded.
# Texas
Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey
“It’s historic, it’s epic, but I tell you, it happened in Texas — and Texas can handle anything.”
# Startups
After a year under wraps, an Irish startup backed by heavy-hitters is ready to unseat LinkedIn
Eamon Leonard has unveiled Cohort – an app that makes it easier to ask for a favour.
# white supremacy
'A blatant affront to American values': New Orleans removes Confederate monument
The city mayor said this move sends a message that New Orleans celebrates its diversity, inclusion and tolerance.
# Will Smith
Man who shot dead NFL hero over a traffic dispute gets 'lenient' 25-year sentence
Will Smith played for the New Orleans team that won the Super Bowl in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
# drunk driver
28 injured after truck ploughs into New Orleans Mardi Gras parade
The age of the victims ranged from a four-year old child who was in stable condition, to people in their 30s or 40s.
# french quarter
One killed and nine injured in New Orleans shooting
The man died of gunshot wounds, while two women and seven men were injured.
# Southwest Airlines
US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart
The plane was taken out of service after landing safely in Florida.
# Fight Fight Fight
There was a SCRAP among the Roses to catch a bridal bouquet tonight
And New Orleans won.
# Louisiana
State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands
Over 20,000 people and hundreds of pets have been rescued from the floods so far.
# Will Smith
Super Bowl-winning former NFL player shot dead in road rage incident
Will Smith, who played for the New Orleans Saints, was shot and killed yesterday.
# The Jinx
US tycoon Robert Durst pleads guilty to weapon charges, paving way for murder trial
Durst (71) was charged in Los Angeles last year with murder for the 2000 death of a friend.
# United States
At least 16 injured in shooting at New Orleans playground
As many as 500 people were in the park at the time.
# ten years later
PHOTOS: These then-and-now images show Hurricane Katrina's devastation
It all happened 10 years ago, this week.
# katrina10
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened
Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.
# EYEBROW-RAISING
This dunk machine is the proud new owner of a record $145 million, 5-year NBA contract
The 22-year-old’s jackpot day is a sign of things to come.
# Train in Pain
Violent storm blows train off elevated bridge
Miraculously, nobody was hurt.
# New Orleans
Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport
One passenger was injured with a graze on the arm during the incident.
# On The Mend
Garda shot in New Orleans thanks Irish community for kind messages of support
Garda Brian Hanrahan was on holidays when he was shot several times.
# Good News
Garda shot in New Orleans is 'on the mend'
Brian Hanrahan is waiting for doctors to allow him to fly home.
# Detained
Two brothers arrested over shooting of garda in New Orleans
Garda Brian Hanrahan was shot several times after refusing to hand over cash in an attempted mugging.
# Shooting
New Orleans police release sketches of men suspected of shooting off-duty garda
Brian Hanrahan was shot in the lower back and leg after refusing to hand over cash in an attempted mugging.
# Lunch Fix
Today's top stories in 6 seconds
Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.
# Intensive care
Off-duty garda shot in attempted mugging in New Orleans
He’s now being treated for his wounds in hospital.
# New Orleans
$125-a-ticket Famine Commemoration Gala dinner will be a "sombre, respectful" affair
The event is taking place in New Orleans in November.
# statement
I'm not a child abuser, says reinstated NFL star Adrian Peterson
After being charged with injuring his four-year old son with the branch of a tree, the player could feature in the Minnesota Vikings’ next game.
# beer buyers club
Brad Pitt throws a beer to Matthew McConaughey after finding out they're neighbours
Lend me some sugar…