Fatal Bourbon St. shooting began with fist fight, not related to Bayou Classic, NOPD Supt. Harrison says

Bourbon Street shown mid-morning Saturday a block away from early morning fatal shooting. (Photo courtesy of Katy Reckdahl)

. Update, 11:15 a.m. NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison said at an 11 a.m. news conference that video surveillance shows a person approaching the victim and punching him, followed by another person walking up and shooting the victim. Harrison clarified that the incident occurred outside Prohibition Bar and Balcony and isn't related to tourism or the… Continue reading →

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At this stately Old Metairie home, family comes first

Advocate staff photo by RUSTY COSTANZA -- Holley Guidry with her 17 year-old twin daughters McKaelyn, left, and McKinley, right, and 5 year old daughter Hailey, bottom.

Long before ground was broken on Holley Guidry’s new home in Old Metairie, Guidry had begun designing it in her mind. “Every other house we have lived in reflected Shane’s taste,” she said, referring to her husband. “I told him that… Continue reading →


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