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Teen dies in Grand Isle swimming incident, two others rescued

The Grand Isle Police Department says one teenager has died and two other people are recovering after a swimming incident.Officials said they received a call around 5:45 p.m. Sunday of three swimmers in distress.Members of the Grand Isle police and fire department rescued a 15-year-old and another person.They were both taken to local hospitals.Grand Isle…MORE

Faith leaders stress caution on reopening churches as Trump pushes for in-person services

Faith leaders stress caution on reopening churches as Trump pushes for in-person services

Faith leaders are stressing the need for a cautious approach to reopening churches after President Donald Trump declared places of worship “essential” during the pandemic and said he’d override governors if they didn’t allow in-person services. “Let me be very honest, I think the President’s push was clearly political maneuvering. Most churches never considered ourselves…MORE

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning win ‘Champions for Charity’ golf match

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning win ‘Champions for Charity’ golf match

Tiger Woods and former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning won the “The Match: Champions for Charity” golf tournament Sunday, defeating Phil Mickelson and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. Woods and Manning stopped a late comeback effort by Mickelson and Brady to win by one shot in Sunday’s rain-filled showdown in Hobe Sound, Florida, at the…MORE

Cupid’s fully booked as New Yorkers face a 3-month wait to wed

Cupid’s fully booked as New Yorkers face a 3-month wait to wed

Cupid is in such hot demand in New York City that he’s run out of arrows, with the City Clerk saying there are no online marriage license appointments available until September. NYC’s online system for marriage licensing — “Project Cupid ” — was launched May 7 to circumvent the physical closure of most New York…MORE

LSP: Trooper hit by police unit in Hammond after pursuit has died

An officer struck by a Hammond police officer’s unit during an early morning pursuit Wednesday has passed away, Louisiana State Police announced Sunday.LSP say 33-year-old George Baker succumbed to injuries he sustained on Wednesday.Baker was a 10-year law enforcement and military veteran, according to LSP.Baker and another trooper were dispatched Wednesday to help Hammond police…MORE

Biscuits and Gravy, the kitten born with two faces, dies

Biscuits and Gravy, the kitten with two faces, has died days after capturing the hearts of animal lovers all over the world. The adorable kitty, born on May 20 on an Oregon farm, died just three days after his birth. He was one of six kittens born to Keenly, a cat owned by the King…MORE

NOFD: Family of five rescued after boat capsizes at Lake Borgne

A family of five was rescued from Lake Borgne after their boat capsized, the New Orleans Fire Department said.The NOFD responded to a water rescue around 12:19 p.m. Sunday at Chef Menteur Highway and Lake Borgne.Officials say the family of five was out boating when the blades of the motor got entangled in a crab…MORE

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