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As the four-year anniversary of the BP oil spill approaches, some oystermen say it's still not practical to even take their boats out. They say in a region that at one time was the most productive in the world, the oysters are gone. More>>
The FOX 8 series ‘Body of Evidence' has garnered another national award. More>>
Jefferson Parish Detectives are investigating multiple burglaries that occurred at used car lots. More>>
From the legislature, a bill to protect teachers from being arrested. More>>
Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers. More>>
The move by New York City's new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the first step in a dismantling of some of the huge post-9/11 intelligence-gathering... More>>
The Regional Transit Authority wants to build a massive transit hub in downtown New Orleans to ease the commute for thousands of public transportation riders. More>>
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star athlete's shaky testimony, presenting a forensic expert who quickly found his own... More>>
You'll find this week's biggest releases, an overview of the most shocking surprise performances at Coachella and a little acoustic bliss in this Your Week in Music. More>>
They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others. More>>
A senior federal infectious disease investigator said there was no attempt to hide information about a deadly fungus that killed five children at Children's Hospital between 2008 and 2009.
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Detectives are investigating an incident where a woman died after jumping in front of a Terrebonne Parish school bus. More>>
Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive... More>>
Political analyst Jim Engster addressed the difference of opinion recently made public between Gov. Bobby Jindal and State Superintendent of Education John White. Jindal has gone on record opposing the implementation of Common Core testing in Louisiana releasing a statement Monday. More>>
The son of a Calgary police officer was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the law enforcement officials called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history. More>>
As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person. More>>
Investigators say it wasn't foul play but a car accident that took them off the road and into the creek. More>>
Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's... More>>
The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued three crewmembers aboard an uninspected towing vessel taking on water and reportedly grounded in Lake Pontchartrain. More>>
The incident began at about 2 p.m. as a domestic disturbance call on Deborah Drive near Hammond.
Police responded to a double shooting Tuesday night in the 7th Ward. More>>
In tonight's Heart of Louisiana, FOX 8's Dave McNamara takes us to southern Jefferson Parish, where you can learn about pirates and pirogues and fishing and trapping in the town of Jean Lafitte. More>>
A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday. More>>
GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to... More>>
Just days before the fourth anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, BP has ended its "active" cleanup of Louisiana's coast. More>>
A man already accused of committing two home invasions is now linked to a brazen attack and armed robbery in Mid-City. More>>
Crumbling tombstones and weed covered pathways plagued the historic cemeteries in the Carrollton area. "It really looks like it was run over by a tractor trailer in some places," said Earlyn Erabino. More>>
Nearly two dozen students and parents protested at the Recovery School District offices Tuesday, saying students are treated inhumanely and three schools – including Carver Prep – have expulsion rates up to seven times higher than the state average. More>>
In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an "anti-terrorist... More>>
The United Nations will release a report this week certifying that Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb has been greatly reduced because it has diluted half of its material that can be turned most quickly into... More>>
On Tuesday, work crews began removing a fence at Newcomb Boulevard and Freret Street that essentially privatized the street. More>>
A strong storm system that moved through the coast Monday night left several RVs, campers and vehicles damaged at the Santa Maria RV Park, located at 5800 Martin Bluff Road in Gautier. More>>
Westwego's City Council has voted to extend the city's contract with Arizona-based Redflex Traffic Systems, the company that provides equipment designed to slow motorists down. More>>
The IRS says nearly 100 million tax returns have been filed so far and millions more are expected by April 15.
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