May 17, 2024 - News

πŸ… Fully Dressed: Special Olympics torch hand-off

Photo shows NOPD chief Anne Kirkpatrick running a race and highfiving people.
NOPD Chief Anne Kirkpatrick and other officers passed the Special Olympics torch yesterday to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Image: Courtesy of NOPD's public information office

πŸ… New Orleans police yesterday carried the Special Olympics torch through Lakeview. Louisiana's Special Olympics summer games are this weekend in Hammond. (Details)

A Baton Rouge doctor and his two children died in a plane crash Wednesday in Tennessee. The children were seniors at LSU and supposed to graduate today. (The Tennessean)

πŸŽ“ Jennifer Coolidge, a part-time New Orleanian and full-time comedic legend, encouraged graduates at Washington University in St. Louis to "choose radical self-acceptance" during her commencement speech. (Video)

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