Vatican asks to delay Catholic bishops’ vote on increasing accountability

Archdiocese across our area have released lists of priests facing credible sex abuse allegations to increase accountability, but another step towards progress has been put on hold.

Schedule is set for our local teams in week 2 of the LHSAA football playoffs

Destrehan vs. Landry-Walker highlights the playoff schedule locally

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Real-time crime cameras used for more than just crime
Homeland Security says the cameras are used for everything from catching illegal dumping to flood alerts.
State Police: 71-year-old man killed in fatal Covington crash
The man was wearing a seat belt and investigators do not believe he was intoxicated.
Big haul of fish seized by wildlife officials
Two men accused of illegal fishing near Port Arthur, Texas

Four teens arrested after allegedly making threats at schools

Four teens have been arrested and more are being investigated for making alleged threats against middle and high schools across Louisiana. In the last 24 hours, law enforcement responded to calls in Ascension, Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, and Grant parishes.

Nicondra: Tornado threat moves on, cold moves in

Cold air will continue to settle across the area during the day on Tuesday making for a pretty miserable forecast.
Nothing stolen from criminal court evidence room, official says
New krewe to roll on the Avenue
  Chef John Folse: Duck Ham over Rice

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Embiid scores 35, 76ers top reeling Heat 124-114
Pence, Abe discuss trade, NKorea ahead of regional summits

Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends

The potential damage to the regional and world trade brought on by President Donald Trump's trade battle with Beijing looms as leaders of Southeast Asian nations, China, the U.S. and other regional economies meet in Singapore

Nets' LeVert sustains apparent severe right leg injury

Nets guard Caris LeVert sustained what appeared to be a severe right leg injury during the second quarter of Brooklyn's game against Minnesota and was taken to a hospital

WE INVESTIGATE

  Zurik: Senator’s response to FOX 8 investigation called ‘ridiculous’

A state senator in eastern New Orleans has a full time job at Southern University of New Orleans. When he works his part-time job in the Legislature, he uses SUNO sick time. That appears to be against the law.

Zurik: State senator pocketing money while calling in sick

Documented proof has been discovered that a Louisiana state senator may be breaking the law.

St. Peter’s Church reacts to former priest Sax’s name on abuse list

Parishioners at a Catholic Church in Reserve say they were surprised to see the name of a former priest show up four days ago on a list of alleged abusers.

Judge rules Denka Plant suit can move forward

  Names of abusers within church released by Archdiocese of New Orleans

  Watching Your Wallet: Travel More, Spend Less

SPORTS

Schedule is set for our local teams in week 2 of the LHSAA football playoffs

Tigers up 1 spot in AP Top 25 Basketball Poll

LSU is No. 22 in the newest AP Top 25 Basketball Poll released Monday. Last week, the Tigers (2-0) beat Southeastern Louisiana 94-63 and UNC Greensboro 97-91 to start the season.

COAST IN CRISIS

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.

  ‘Pillows’ provide a new type of coastal protection for Louisiana

An aggregate material could provide a new method of protecting critical Louisiana shorelines