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Why was Mecca Notes eliminated? ‘The Voice’ contestant fails to control his powerful vocals in his Blind Audition

Mecca Notes is a dedicated teacher hailing from the vibrant city of New Orleans, Louisiana
Mar 5, 2024

Is Doreen's Sweets still open? 'Queer Eye' fans curious after Doreen Ketchens accuses Netflix of property damage and exploitation

New Orleans artist Doreen Ketchens bakery Doreen's Sweets was reportedly damaged during the filming of Netflix's 'Queer Eye'
Jan 25, 2024

Where is Anh Luu now? Former executive chef quit job after 'Queer Eye' transformation to kickstart freelance chef company Busy Be

'Queer Eye's Anh Luu is working on re-inventing a traditional New Orleans delicacy, crawfish bread, with a Vietnamese touch
Jan 25, 2024

Why did 'Queer Eye' Season 8 stop filming? Fans worry 'carjacking' and 'cheap' security may 'threaten' cast to leave show

Producers reduced the number of episodes from seven to six due to the price of heightened security, which infuriated several people over their unpaid leave
Jan 12, 2024

How did Jean Knight die? R&B and soul singer, 80, turned to baking when music career failed

When it became apparent in the late 1960s that her career was failing, Jean Knight moved to New Orleans to work as a baker
Nov 27, 2023

Linda Frickey case: Internet blasts 20-year jail sentence for Louisiana teen trio who carjacked, dismembered grandma

Frickey, who lived in Westwego, was jumped by the four teens in March as she was leaving a business in New Orleans’ Mid-City neighborhood
Nov 21, 2023

Who was LaToya Cantrell's husband? New Orleans Mayor hit with ethics charges over first-class flight upgrades

The New Orleans Mayor may face the Ethics Adjudicatory Board for using state money for her travel
Nov 13, 2023

‘GMA’ star Robin Roberts shines in red as she honors her father's legacy on special night with sisters and wife Amber Laign

'GMA' star Robin Roberts celebrated her father's legacy at the World War II museum in New Orleans with her sisters and wife Amber Laign
Nov 6, 2023

Zion Williamson Then and Now: Inspiring transformation of New Orleans Pelicans player

Zion Williamson gained national attention when the famous rapper Drake sported his jersey in a post on Instagram
Oct 27, 2023

Who was Qutub Singh Negi? Father of two is one of 8 victims killed in Louisiana's horrific 168-vehicle pileup

A unique climatic condition known as 'super fog' created near-zero visibility, leading to the pileup on the Louisiana highway, near New Orleans
Oct 26, 2023

Who is Justin Rene Lewis? New Orleans rapper arrested for shooting pregnant girlfriend Raesha Heard to death

On October 19, 2023, New Orleans rapper Justin Rene Lewis was arrested for the alleged shooting death of his pregnant girlfriend Raesha Heard
Oct 20, 2023

Who is Joseph Washington? New Orleans father accused of setting house on fire that killed his three children

Joseph Washington Sr was accused of intentionally starting a house fire that tragically claimed the lives of his three children, aged 3, 5, and 8
Oct 19, 2023

Why did Tiffany Woods kill her 5-month-old son? New Orleans woman to be released after serving 17 years in prison

Tiffany Woods told parole team that she worked on herself during prison time and has taken courses on parenting, anger management, and trauma healing
Aug 19, 2023

Nate Diaz speaks about choking Logan Paul’s lookalike in New Orleans: ‘The whole street was going crazy’

The altercation caused controversy in the MMA community, with some criticizing Diaz for being involved in one in his late 30s
Aug 5, 2023

Who is Nelson Montgomery? New Orleans man arrested for striking Delta flight attendant with 'sharp object'

Nelson Montgomery, 39, had to be restrained by several passengers until the flight landed and he was taken away by authorities
Aug 4, 2023

Who is Hoda Kotb’s ex-husband? ‘Today’ host’s ‘New Orleans boy’ blames his 'immaturity' and 'mistakes' for divorce

'Those were personal reasons for both of us. In hindsight, there was level of immaturity on my part, and mistakes I made,' Hoda Kotb's ex-husband Burzis Kanga said
Jul 24, 2023

EXCLUSIVE | ‘Beyond just coincidence’: 11 years after Bruce Cucchiara’s murder, ‘CounterClock’ podcast’s Delia D’Ambra unravels cold case

In an exclusive conversation with MEAWW, 'CounterClock' podcast host Delia D’Ambra opens up about investigating Bruce Cucchiara’s murder in New Orleans
Jun 11, 2023

'Queer Eye' Season 7: Where is Jenni Seckel now? Fab Five helps former principal move on with life

Jenni Seckel, who does not like avocado but was the principal of KIPP New Orleans, has been nominated for 'Queer Eye'
May 12, 2023

Andrew Henges: Texas college student, 19, dies in New Orleans after he 'accidentally fell' from balcony

Andrew Thomas Henges was at Loyola Avenue where he leaned over the railing of a balcony and 'he accidentally fell to the ground'
May 3, 2023