He played a tough mob boss on HBO's hit series "The Sopranos," but people who met James Gandolfini remember a kind, gentle man. More>>
Officer John Ray, a 38-year veteran, was indicted last December on a charge of public bribery, which was later amended to malfeasance.
"Two women were arrested and one's husband is sought after St. Bernard Parish narcotics agents broke up a small meth lab behind a Chalmette house late Wednesday afternoon, acting on information that three young children in the house could be in danger."
After secretive talks, key senators expressed optimism Wednesday night that they were closing in on a bipartisan agreement to toughen the border security requirements in immigration legislation that also offers a path to citizenship to millions living in the country illegally. More>>
Despite criticism it would violate the First Amendment, Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday signed into law a bill that makes it a crime for journalists or anyone else to publicly identify concealed handgun permit holders or applicants. More>>
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the Atlantic season's second tropical storm is drenching areas in its path with up to 10 inches of rain in some places, raising the threat of flash floods.
Mandeville police have booked the owner of a Metairie moving company with extortion and more arrests are expected soon. More>>
The president of St. Tammany Parish says she's moving ahead with efforts to take control of the coroner's finances, in spite of a lawsuit challenging that effort. Pat Brister says a new financial report gives good reason why the takeover needs to take place.
Each summer, massive areas of the usually fertile Gulf of Mexico fishing grounds become uninhabitable to most sea life. FOX 8 spoke with a scientist who says this year the "dead zone" may be the largest since monitoring began in 1985.
Federal agents say a bank robber wearing a reflective work vest held up the Gulf Coast Bank branch in Mid-City early Wednesday afternoon.
Violence at Orleans Parish Prison forced deputies to send four inmates to the emergency room all on the same day. More>>
The National Weather Service says a waterspout came ashore on Grand Isle but appears to have done little damage. More>>
"DOTD will utilize available funding and continue operations of the Chalmette ferry on its current schedule, as well as the Algiers/Canal ferry on an adjusted schedule. Operation of the Gretna ferry will cease as no funding was dedicated to the ferry during the legislative session." More>>
The LSU Board of Supervisors has agreed to a contract privatizing its rural Bogalusa hospital in January. More>>
Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne asked the Louisiana seafood promotion board to draw up a strategic plan and said he'll seek an audit of its finances as he assumes oversight of its operations. More>>
Federal prosecutors have secured new indictments against a former BP engineer and a former BP executive charged separately with obstructing probes of the company's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More>>
Sheriff Marlin Gusman says barcoded armbands that will track inmates are part of his hurricane preparedness plan. More>>
The NOPD is searching for two suspects that attempted to rob a woman as she walked in the 900 block of Conti Street. More>>
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's investigators say a 13-year-old boy killed his young sister when he tried wrestling moves on the 5-year-old girl. More>>
Green Wave fans and supporters have been willing to open their wallets to ensure the university finally gets back something it hasn't had since the old Tulane Stadium closed in 1974: an on-campus football experience. More>>
Mandeville Police have arrested the owner of "Mr. Move" moving company and charged him with Extortion and Unauthorized use of a Movable. More>>
A man who was shot in eastern New Orleans Tuesday night has died, according to New Orleans police. More>>
The Miami Heat were so close to elimination from the NBA championships that the team noticed officials bringing yellow tape out to block off the court for the Spurs' trophy presentation. More>>
The criminal investigation into the case continues, but already the teen suspect's claims have pushed questions about violent video programming and child behavior back into focus.
Officers booked 28-year-old Loran Anthony Williams with operating the lab and a number of other drug-related offenses.
Police responded Tuesday evening to a multiple shooting in Hollygrove. More>>
A Covington science camp reopened a day after two students were hurt in an experiment that went wrong. Both are being treated for burns, one in Shreveport and the other in Baton Rouge. More>>
Summer officially begins on June 21. But with temperatures already soaring into the 90's, locals say they hate to see what July and August will bring.
There's a grassroots effort to save LA Swift, the transportation system that takes people to and from Baton Rouge for only $5 dollars. More>>
North Carolina ousts Tigers from the College World Series with a 4-2 win. More>>
New Orleans Police Superintendent announced that an officer was dismissed for violating the Department's policy on moral conduct. More>>
It was a blast that could be seen and heard for miles. A natural gas pipeline ruptured near Franklinton Tuesday morning, and dozens of residents were forced from their homes.
A day after distasteful jokes made on an Atlanta radio station about Steve Gleason Monday morning got the three hosts involved fired, the embattled former Saint has issued a response. More>>
ATC plans random checks to make sure minors aren't being allowed to buy cigarettes or alcohol. More>>
Diana Ross will perform October 30th.
Diana Ross will perform October 30th.More>>
Forecasters say the depression could strengthen Wednesday nearing Mexico's Bay of Campeche. More>>
Some came in shrimp boots, many held signs that read "Fully United STOP Diversions" and most of the speakers said dredge, not divert. More>>
What I heard Monday morning takes the cake, the ice cream and every other prize one can offer for crassness and tastelessness. More>>
When the project is completed at the end of the year, there will be five lanes instead of three in both directions for the 162,000 drivers who navigate that section of the interstate in Metairie daily.
Production at CF Industries in Donaldsonville remained shut down Monday, after an incident Friday killed one person and injured seven others. That accident happened a day after a fatal chemical plant blast in Geismar.
"We suspended the three individuals involved immediately following their comments and have since terminated their employment," reads a statement from the general manager of 790 The Zone radio in Atlanta.
Gov. Bobby Jindal says he plans to visit all 64 Louisiana parishes in the coming months, as part of a statewide tour. More>>
Attempts to limit Gulf Coast oil spill penalty money to coastal restoration in the Louisiana Constitution failed to gain legislative passage for a second year, while disagreements continue over just how tightly the dollars should be restricted. More>>
The White House says President Barack Obama and South Korea's President Park Geun-hye have discussed North Korea's proposal for high-level talks with the U.S. More>>
The Muscular Dystrophy Association has designated the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine as Louisiana's first specialized MDA clinic for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as Lou Gehrig's disease. More>>
A former Saint is doing his part to help tornado victims in Oklahoma...with a little help from the Pelicans. More>>
Adam Plutko and two relievers limited LSU to five hits, and UCLA turned both of the Tigers' errors into runs in a tense 2-1 victory Sunday night. More>>
Work to widen the Huey P. Bridge is now complete. More>>
A much wider Huey P. Long Bridge opened to drivers just after 1 p.m. Sunday following ceremonies and events marking completion of the project. More>>
Troop L has arrested a 47-year-old man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident in St. Helena Parish. More>>
A production company will be filming scenes on Congress Street Monday. More>>
Officers found the unidentified man at 2:45 a.m. at the intersection of St. Ann and North Dorgenois streets. More>>
When firefighters arrived at 1608-10 Kerlerec, the double was fully engulfed, according to New Orleans Fire Department Public Information Officer Gregory Davis. More>>
Environmental advocates and others are questioning the decision to quit using crews to look for tar balls left by the BP oil spill on Gulf Coast beaches in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. More>>
A recent Associated Press-WE tv poll found more than 8 in 10 men said they have always wanted to be fathers or think they'd like to be one someday. More>>
Amateur radio operators in southwest Louisiana will prepare for emergency work during a hurricane season drill June 22-23. More>>
The awards were handed out Saturday afternoon More>>
Police took the man into custody late Saturday night More>>
Hundreds gathered in the historic Treme neighborhood for a final farewell to beloved priest and pastor, Father Michael Jacques. More>>
A second blast in two days killed a worker at a chemical plant in Donaldsonville Friday, just miles from the site where two workers were killed a day earlier. More>>
The patriarchs of the NFL's first families of quarterbacks and coaches are anything but interfering dads. In fact, Archie Manning and Jack Harbaugh are just as influenced by their successful sons as their boys are by them. More>>
Federal investigators are expected in south Louisiana over the weekend at the site of an explosion that killed one worker a chemical plant in Donaldsville. More>>
Nearly 70 percent of Louisiana's public defenders offices ran deficits last year, requiring them to dip heavily into fund balances to keep operations afloat as they struggle to represent clients who can't afford attorneys. More>>
For the first time in months, people are being invited back to enjoy the Mandeville Fishing Pier. More>>
The New Orleans Police Department is looking for 27-year-old Willie Brumfield for attempted murder and illegal discharge of a weapon. More>>
An explosion and fire at a Louisiana chemical plant claimed a second victim Friday as federal authorities were piecing together the cause of the blast that injured dozens more.
By some measures, chemical plants like the one where a fatal explosion happened Thursday in Louisiana are among the safest manufacturing workplaces in America. But in the "chemical corridor" that lines the Mississippi River from New Orleans north to Baton Rouge, the density of the facilities keeps residents and emergency responders watchful. More>>
The Obama administration hopes its decision to give lethal aid to Syrian rebels will prompt other nations to beef up assistance, now that the U.S. has cited evidence that the Syrian government used chemical weapons against its people. But the international reaction Friday ranged from flat-out disbelief of the U.S. intelligence assessments to calls for negotiation before more weapons pour into the vicious civil war. More>>
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