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Lauren Duncan, Senior Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

Here are a few recent, local news stories that should be on your radar.    NOPD officers shoot gun-wielding man in French Quarter Four New Orleans Police Department officers shot and injured Austin Bentel, 21, after he pointed a handgun at three civilians and the responding officers near...

Among the Hard Rock accident’s worst victims? An immigrant who helped build the hotel.

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Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

When Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma showed up to work his construction job at the Hard Rock Hotel on Oct. 12, he hardly could have imagined what the next few days would have in store for him. Ramirez Palma managed to escape the building collapse with his life, but he emerged from the debris having suffered...