Apr 18, 2024 - News

πŸŽ₯ Fully Dressed: Smurftastic

Photo shows John Goodman smiling in a tan suit in front of a photo backdrop.

John Goodman used to live in a haunted house in Old Metairie. Now, he lives in the Garden District. Photo: Erika Goldring/Getty Images

πŸŽ₯ John Goodman, a New Orleans resident, stars in the new "Smurfs" movie. It hits theaters in February 2025. (WGNO)

πŸ‘€ U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson's job is on the line, but the Shreveport native still has a chance get foreign aid bills passed. (Axios Sneak Peek)

β›ˆοΈ Last week's deluge overtopped Jefferson Parish canals for the first time in at least 10 years. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune πŸ”’)

  • Eight tornadoes hit the region that day, the National Weather Service says. (X)

🏑 Two New Orleanians used "simple materials and recycled finds" to build a modern home. (Dwell πŸ”’)

πŸš“ NOPD is launching a formal investigation into officer Jeffrey Vappie after his meal with Mayor LaToya Cantrell. (WDSU)

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