Funding government without border wall appears back on table

The White House set the tone Tuesday when press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders indicated that Trump doesn't want to shut down the government, though just last week he said he'd be "proud" to do so.

Brees named a starter in the NFL Pro Bowl

Cameron Jordan, Terron Armstead, Michael Thomas and Max Unger are also picked for the Pro Bowl

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Shelby: Rain returns today

The Children’s Place recalling infant snowsuits due to choking hazard

Man involved in fatal, high-speed crash says officers should have handled chase differently

Air of Uncertainty: Families of 20 children file wrongful death, negligence lawsuit

  Louisiana teen identified in fatal crash during police chase

A 17-year-old boy from New Orleans was killed when the driver of a stolen Prius crashed in Westwego following a high-speed chase last week.
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  Elon Musk unveils prototype for underground highways

Elon Musk unveiled an experimental tunnel that aims to ease traffic congestion in major cities.

Brees named a starter in the NFL Pro Bowl

Gr8 Neighbor gives the gift of life

Patients face further delays in medical marijuana programs

‘Choppa Style’ becomes Saints celebration song

STPSO: Slidell man lured for ‘date,’ robbed at gunpoint

Deputies: Man robbed near Slidell after using online dating service

OPSO: Man awaiting double murder trial tries to escape through jail ceiling

Husband, wife accused of staging wife’s kidnapping by boyfriend

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Report: Facebook allowed companies to access users’ private messages in special partnerships, among other abilities

A New York Times report highlighted one particularly invasive example in which Netflix, Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada were given the ability to read, write and delete the private messages of users.

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  Lawsuit: Teen raped by Salesian priest in 1970s

A lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges a teen boy was raped by high-level Salesian priest.

Newly released audit highlights troopers arrests uncovered by FOX 8 ‘State of Unrest’ investigations

The legislative auditor highlights the April 30 arrests of two current and two former state troopers.

Accountability group says 19 clergy members accused of sex abuse were not on recently released list

We're learning new information about the recently released list of Jesuits credibly accused of child sex abuse. An accountability group says it's incomplete.

Jesuit High School president sends message to faculty before release of list of abusers

  Watching Your Wallet: Strengthen your financial fitness before 2019

SPORTS

Brees named a starter in the NFL Pro Bowl

Saints defense dominating in the last six games

Saints defense has allowed an NFL-low 74 points in a six-game span

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  AG Landry joins nationwide litigation against generic drug price fixing

Fans: Did Cam Newton shake Drew Brees’ hand after the game?

NOPD searching for missing homeless man

Nicondra: One more day of dry weather

NOPD welcomes two new ponies to the force

Mounted Unit. T.I. and Bella Fleur were introduced Tuesday at the NOPD Mounted Unit Stables.
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  In bipartisan act, Senate passes criminal justice reform bill with overwhelming support

The bill, The First Step Act, is also expected to pass the House and be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

Louisiana Department of Health investigating Hepatitis A outbreak

Gr8 Neighbor: Woman released from prison helps others get back on their feet

NOPD searching for missing man

Man arrested for home invasion of 92-year-old WWII vet identified

COAST IN CRISIS

  Containment, clean-up continues in Port Sulphur oil spill

Dozens of boats and more than 100 workers are trying to clean up and contain an oil spill in Plaquemines Parish. We know nearly 5,000 gallons of oil and water has been collected, but there’s still plenty more work to be done.

Plaquemines Parish government raises conflict of interest concerns over state coastal director’s new job

Louisiana Coastal Chairman Johnny Bradberry takes a new job with a state contractor, drawing fire from critics

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  Sheriff identifies JPSO deputy injured in shooting

  NOPD: Man shot on Read Boulevard

NOPD identifies person of interest in fatal Gentilly carjacking