UPDATE: NOPD searching for persons of interest in Friday night homicide near Canal St.

The New Orleans Police Department says a man is dead after a shooting near Canal Street Friday night.
DOC: Inmate dies after fight in Angola
Police: Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run near Laplace
Lower Ninth Ward Family Dollar robbed at gunpoint

LSU Gameday: Times of Interest

Are you heading to LSU Saturday for the big game against Miss. State?If so, the Homecoming Day fun starts early and lasts until kickoff.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  De La Salle stay undefeated in district play after getting by St. James, 21-19
DLS improves to 5-2
FOX 8 Football Friday: Prep Scores - Oct. 19
FOX 8 Football Friday: Prep Scores - Oct. 19
Ticket-buyers come out in droves for Mega Millions drawing
Even though the chances of winning the jackpot were 1 in 302.6 million, people were still willing to play their lucky numbers and dream about what they would do with the money.

  Reports of man performing lewd acts in public worries Irish Channel residents

One video shows the man pulling down his pants and masturbating on a porch. The woman who lives there posted about the incident to a neighborhood Facebook group, capturing the attention of many.

  Local Catholics welcome new federal probe into abuse allegations

A former U.S. attorney says a Justice Department decision to investigate church sex abuse is unprecedented.
Contractor preps for Sunshine Bridge repairs this weekend
Peat, Stallworth out for Saints vs. Ravens
Man accused of shooting bail bondsman surrenders to NOPD

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  Deputy cuffs crying 8-year-old boy who walked away from elementary school

The boy’s mother said her son is mentally disabled and often wanders away from the school.

Police retrieve 63 remains of fetuses from Detroit funeral home

Police discovered 27 fetuses stored in freezers and more in boxes. The discovery comes a week after 11 remains were discovered at another business.

WE INVESTIGATE

  Another man comes forward with abuse allegations against former NOPD detective

A second man has come forward, saying the former lead detective with the NOPD’s pedophile unit raped him when he was a boy and showed him pictures of dead children to intimidate him.

Growing concern over the actions of the New Orleans Safety and Freedom Fund

The New Orleans Safety and Freedom Fund has been bonding people out of jail for more than a year now. Members say their ultimate goal is to eliminate money bail altogether for low-risk offenders.

Alleged sex abuse victim says former NOPD detective used drowning death to threaten him

We have new information about former NOPD lead pedophile unit detective Stanley Burkhardt, who the NOPD confirms it's now investigating for a sexual assault allegation dating back to the late 1970s.

  Watching Your Wallet: Budget now for holiday spending

  Survivors network, SNAP, targets St. Louis Cathedral

SPORTS

LSU Gameday: Times of Interest

  De La Salle visits St. James in our FOX 8 Football Friday game of the week

Both schools undefeated in District 10-3A play

COAST IN CRISIS

NO: Elmer’s Island land strip decision thrills environmentalists

The wildlife and fisheries commission thrills gathered environmentalists by rescinding agreement to build an airstrip on Elmer’s island.

NO: Elmer’s Island land strip decision thrills environmentalists

The wildlife and fisheries commission thrills gathered environmentalists by rescinding agreement to build an airstrip on Elmer’s island.

CRIMETRACKER

NOPD: Investigation leads to murder indictment
  VIDEO: 3 sought in string of LaPlace vehicle burglaries
3 more arrests made in fatal Thibodaux shooting