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Top New Orleans news: Employee killed at Walmart; vigil marks decade since state's last execution

Top New Orleans news: Employee killed at Walmart; vigil marks decade since state's last execution
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By Hoodline - Published on January 07, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in New Orleans.

Employee killed, woman injured in shooting at Walmart 

A man is dead and a female victim wounded after multiple gunshots were fired Monday evening inside the Gentilly Walmart, police said.

Read the full story on WWL.

New Orleans traffic camera case heads to federal court

A lawsuit was filed in federal court Monday in a move that would attempt to force the city to pay the fine in a state judgment issued late last year.

Read the full story on WDSU News.

Vigil in New Orleans observes 10 years since Louisiana’s last execution

On Tuesday, 10 years will have passed since Louisiana’s last execution. This is the longest interval without an execution since Louisiana became a state in 1812.

Read the full story on WGNOtv.

Precautionary boil water advisory issued for West Bank 

The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the West Bank of New Orleans.

Read the full story on WGNOtv.

New Orleans budget issues prompt short-lived furlough threat

New Orleans' clerk of criminal district court announced a furlough Friday that would've crippled the city's criminal justice system, only to rescind the threat the next day. 

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.


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