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Top New Orleans news: Double shooting investigated; hotel site too dangerous to recover bodies; more

Top New Orleans news: Double shooting investigated; hotel site too dangerous to recover bodies; more
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By Hoodline - Published on January 24, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in New Orleans? Read on for everything you need to know.

Renovated museum celebrates New Orleans' Italian history, culture

Step into the newly renovated museum, which connects to the Piazza d’Italia, and you'll learn that Italians and Italian-Americans have contributed to life in New Orleans for more than 300 years.

Read the full story on WWL.

Officials say Hard Rock Hotel site increasingly more dangerous

The bodies of two of the three workers killed at the site have not been recovered, because city officials said the process is too dangerous.

Read the full story on WDSU News.

Iconic Dixie Brewery ready to open in new New Orleans East 

Dixie Brewery, shuttered since Katrina, will officially reopen in its new New Orleans East location on Saturday. The brewery originally opened in 1907.

Read the full story on WDSU News.

Report on New Orleans jail: Improving, but still violent

There are "positive trends" in efforts to improve conditions at the jail in New Orleans, but violence still plagues the long-troubled facility, according to a report filed in federal court. 

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

Double shooting in New Orleans East under investigation

Police are investigating a double shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Reynes and Warfield streets. Anyone with information is asked to contact NOPD Seventh District detectives.

Read the full story on WGNOtv.


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