S&WB, mayor holding press conference on East Bank boil water advisory

The New Orleans Mayor and the Executive Director of the Sewerage and Water Board are holding a news conference to address a weekend boil water notice.
 Saints win streak extends to nine games after blowout win over the Eagles
 JPSO: Man killed in Metairie shooting
 45th Bayou Classic expected to bring 200k visitors to city
 NOPD: Officer injured by shoplifting suspect attempting to escape

Saints open as 14-point favorites over the Falcons

Falcons at Saints, 7:20 p.m. Thursday

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Teen arrested for attempted murder at Youth Study Center due in court
Mikeise Jefferson was being held at the Youth Study Center in Orleans Parish in connection to a string of armed robberies.
Shelby: Cold front on the way
This front will knock highs back into the 60s for Tuesday and Wednesday. Dry skies with a mix of sun and clouds are in store until Thanksgiving.
FFF: Brees and the Saints offense, unstoppable
Tre'Quan Smith racked up 10 catches against the Eagles

JPSO investigating body found in Waggaman ditch

Investigators are classifying the incident as an unclassified death.

  Brees spreads the wealth with Michael Thomas drawing double-coverage

Tre'Quan Smith racks up a career-high 157 yards receiving
  NOPD: Officer injured by shoplifting suspect attempting to escape
  Saints win streak extends to nine games after blowout win over the Eagles

NATIONAL HEADLINES

UK taxi rapist must remain in prison, parole board 0073ays

UK Parole Board panel has ordered that a serial rapist believed to have attacked more than 100 women must stay in prison

Acrimonious Pacific summit underscores China-US tensions

Pacific Rim leaders failed to reach agreement on a joint declaration on world trade for the first time in nearly three decades, highlighting the growing tensions between China and the United States

WE INVESTIGATE

  Zurik: State senator’s sick time use is ‘criminal,’ law expert says

A statement from from La. Sen. Wesley Bishop's public relations representative raises serious questions about use of sick leave.

Zurik: Councilman hands out dozens of contracts to businessman in inner-circle

Since Mark Spears took office in 2012, a company called Exceptional Inspections has been hired 43 times in Jefferson Parish, almost all of which was for work in Spear's district.

New lawsuit filed against Catholic Church in N.O. details alleged sexual abuse at orphanage

Four men have come forward claiming they endured sexual and physical abuse at the orphanage and youth home, Madonna Manor and Hope Haven, when they were boys in the late 1970s and 80s.

SPORTS

Saints open as 14-point favorites over the Falcons

  Who Dats revel in Philly blowout

Who Dats didn’t seem to mind that the blowout win against the Philadelphia Eagles lacked any real suspense.

COAST IN CRISIS

Report: Grant to plan wetlands restoration between Bucktown and Bonnabel in Jefferson Parish

According to our partners NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, the $400,000 grant will restore wetlands from the Bonnabel Boat Launch to Bucktown.

La. governor speaks at summit on state’s coastal future

Governor John Bel Edwards joined a summit Wednesday to discuss the future of Louisiana’s coastlines.