Houma trio arrested for drugging woman, human trafficking

Houma Police arrested three suspects for drugging a woman and forcing her to have sex with various men in the area.
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Former LSU WR Drake Davis accused of porn involving juveniles

Davis is being held without bond for domestic battery allegations.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Court filing outlines new allegations of sexual impropriety against former St. John judge
A new court filing says former St. John Parish Judge Jeff Perilloux sent a series of inappropriate text messages and pictures to one of his daughter's teenage friends.
NOPD: Man arrested in fatal shooting at New Orleans East gas station
Police are still looking for a second suspect
DA refuses charges against Marines, ROTC student in Uptown rape case
Charges have been refused against three Marines and an ROTC member.

Saints place Tommylee Lewis on injured reserve

Saints return goes on IR

Big 8 rankings: Ehret enters the poll after beating Destrehan

Karr holds the top spot after big win against DLS
NOPD: Man arrested in fatal shooting at New Orleans East gas station
  Nicondra: Another record high falls

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Nissan recalling more than 215,000 cars and SUV’s because of fire risk

Break fluid could leak onto a circuit board, causing a short and a possible fire.

Report: 3 killed, others injured in Maryland shooting

Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland at a warehouse facility.

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  Big Pharma was supposed to self-police fentanyl prescriptions. It failed. Patients died.

Internal documents show lax enforcement, missed opportunities by the federal government.

Driver’s ed school took their money, then cancelled all classes

Several teens and parents in Tangipahoa Parish are frustrated with a driver’s ed school that took their money then abruptly closed. The owners said the OMV shut down their school in retaliation for a heated dispute they had with two state employees.

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NOPD investigating homicide in Maryville-Fontainbleau neighborhood

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Former LSU WR Drake Davis accused of porn involving juveniles

Saints place Tommylee Lewis on injured reserve

Big 8 rankings: Ehret enters the poll after beating Destrehan

Payton is trying to find ways to get more touches for rookie WR Tre’Quan Smith

Smith caught one pass against the Browns

COAST IN CRISIS

  Plants dying after insect infestation seem to recover

Roseau cane stages a recovery in the Louisiana delta

Deepening Mississippi River could lure some of the world’s largest ships to N.O.

Congress and the White House Office of Management and Budget must still sign off on the funding. However, Duffy called the Corps action "monumental" for the Mississippi River.

CRIMETRACKER

3 men sought in Bourbon Street burglary, NOPD says
NOPD investigating after body found on South Claiborne