Tegan Wendland

Tegan Wendland is a freelance producer with a background in investigative news reporting. She currently produces the biweekly segment, Northshore Focus. 

Activists in St. James Parish have been fighting the development of a giant plastic manufacturing plant there for years. They have filed lawsuits, protested at the state capitol, and committed acts of civil disobedience. Now, two of them are facing felony charges and they say they’re being targeted for their activism.

Blaine Kern Sr., known as “Mr. Mardi Gras,” has died at the age of 93.

New Orleans now has a mask task force — a mask force, if you will.

The big Saharan dust cloud headed for the southeastern United States seems a bit much in our current moment, but it's not that unusual.

The family and attorneys of Modesto Reyes want answers from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office (JPSO) after his death in May.

They held a press conference Tuesday morning to announce the results of an independent autopsy.

Advocates for police reform held a public meeting tonight in front of Jackson Square to articulate their demands ahead of Thursday’s New Orleans City Council meeting.


Another huge protest swept through the streets of New Orleans today, despite the rain and foreboding overcast skies as Tropical Storm Cristobal barreled toward the Gulf Coast. The rally started at City Park at noon. Youthful protesters led the way as thousands marched down Esplanade to the French Quarter.

About 2,000 people marched from Duncan Plaza, past city hall, and through the French Quarter on Monday night in solidarity with marches across the nation in response to the police killing of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis.

After Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana officials sought advice from the Dutch.

A new study says Louisiana’s coast cannot be saved.