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Mourners Gather In Baton Rouge To Remember Alton Sterling

WWNO is covering the funeral of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge. Events open to the public begin 8 a.m. Friday, July 15, with the funeral expected to begin at 11 a.m. Expected guests include Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Jesse Jackson, and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-New Orleans). The proceedings are being held at the F.G. Clark Center on the campus of Southern University.

WWNO Reporter Describes Arrest While Covering Baton Rouge Protests

WWNO's Ryan Kailath was arrested Saturday while covering a protest near Baton Rouge police headquarters. The event drew members of the New Black Panther Party. Police in riot gear engaged in a standoff with the group, during which Kailath was one of many arrested and charged with simple obstruction of a highway. WWNO's Eve Troeh spoke with him about what happened.

Baton Rouge Convulsed By Another Night Of Protests, Scores Arrested

This story is being continuously updated. Protests continued in Baton Rouge Sunday evening, six days after the shooting death of Alton Sterling by a Baton Rouge police officer. Large crowds of protestors collected in several different areas of the city, met by police in riot gear. At least 50 people were arrested. With reporting from Baton Rouge by Jesse Hardman, Tegan Wendland and Bryan Tarnowski.

Baton Rouge Gathering For Alton Sterling Remains Peaceful

Protests continued in Baton Rouge last night over the police killing of 37-year-old Alton Sterling. WWNO's Ryan Kailath was there.

Brexit Effect May Hit New Orleans Region

The international markets are reopening today after Friday's announcement that the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. One economic development expert considers how New Orleans will handle what's ahead.

Sharon Litwin, Longtime New Orleans Arts Advocate, Dies After Cancer Battle

A driving force behind the arts and cultural communities in New Orleans has passed away.

Sharon Litwin, Longtime New Orleans Arts Advocate, Dies After Cancer Battle

New Orleans Seeks Permanent Supportive Housing For Homeless Throughout The City

As New Orleans makes way for more downtown parking, police and health workers conducted another sweep under the Pontchartrain Expressway in March of homeless people living in makeshift encampments of tents and bedding. Eileen Fleming has this report on where they went, how they're adapting and what the city is planning.

New Orleans Seeks Permanent Supportive Housing For Homeless Throughout The City

Google Adds Some Of New Orleans Museum Of Art Collection To High-Resolution Portal

The New Orleans Museum of Art has announced that about 100 pieces from its permanent collection will be available to millions of people through a Google portal.

Google Adds Some Of New Orleans Museum Of Art Collection To High-Resolution Portal

Louisiana State Senate Working To Rectify Budget Before Session Ends

The regular session ends in just two weeks, and the Senate Finance Committee is now grappling with the budget sent over from the House. Governor John Bel Edwards expects a difficult two weeks.

New Orleans Amps Up Mosquito Research To Combat Zika

The recent outbreak of the Zika virus has New Orleans on edge. The Gulf Coast is considered the most vulnerable part of the U.S. Mayor Mitch Landrieu has asked Congress for money to fight Zika, as the city continues local efforts to understand the mosquito-borne disease.

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