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FBI: Former Landry Walker standout receiver a suspect in Central City mass shooting

BY MATT SLEDGE AND JOHN SIMERMAN | msledge@theadvocate.com jsimerman@theadvocate.com

A former standout wide receiver for the Landry-Walker High School football team is now suspected in a September shooting in Central City that left five people wounded and an innocent bystander dead, according to the FBI. Read more

Officials: Man killed by Slidell homeowner was high on cold medicine, yelling and beating on car

BY SARA PAGONES | spagones@theadvocate.com

Seth Flores had called his father, Shawn McFadden, on Sunday and talked over his plans to make a new start in Tennessee, hoping to get a union job with his dad’s help and live in an apartment with his fiancée and her little girl. Read more

Video: Recruiting Leonard Fournette, one of LSU's biggest wins over Alabama

ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT

With National Signing Day right around the corner, there are sure to be some big names putting on an LSU hat — and sure to be others that spurn it.  Read more

Could registration, inspection rules help end New Orleans rental horror stories? City Council to mull changes

BY JEFF ADELSON AND JESSICA WILLIAMS | jadelson@theadvocate.com jwilliams@theadvocate.com

The apartment on North Miro Street in the 7th Ward was in horrible shape. Read more

Neighbors describe tempestuous love triangle before killing, dismemberment in Kenner

BY MATT SLEDGE AND RAMON ANTONIO VARGAS | msledge@theadvocate.com rvargas@theadvocate.com

Kenner police have arrested a man accused of murdering and dismembering a co-worker after a dispute over a woman, then disposing of his body parts in a remote part of St. John the Baptist Parish. Read more

In New Orleans, charter schools spend more on chiefs and less on classrooms, study finds

BY JESSICA WILLIAMS | jwilliams@theadvocate.com

Part of the rationale behind the charter school movement, which took off in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, was to cut the cost of school systems' large central bureaucracy and spend more dollars in the classroom.  Read more

Report: New Orleans mobile traffic camera vehicle spotted with ticket of its own

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People along the lakefront were treated to a stunning bit of irony on Sunday, as one of New Orleans' newly minted mobile traffic enforcement cameras got a citation of its own.  Read more

Richard Reed, brother of former DA Walter Reed, gets two years for 2014 groping incident at Covington restaurant

BY FAIMON A. ROBERTS III | froberts@theadvocate.com

A St. Tammany Parish judge Tuesday sentenced Richard Reed to two years in prison, a bizarre fate for the brother of a former five-term, tough-on-crime district attorney.  Read more

Suspect in deaths of pregnant ex-girlfriend, parents in Jefferson to be held with charges pending

BY CHAD CALDER | ccalder@theadvocate.com

A 24th Judicial District Court commissioner ruled Tuesday that Jatory Evans will remain in jail while he awaits formal charges in the November killings of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her parents in their River Road home in Old Jefferson. Read more

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