New Orleans police are investigating a fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man. The shooting happened around 4:45 on I-10 at the Broad Street overpass. More>>
The Assumption Parish sinkhole may force drivers to find a new route. More>>
The Louisiana Senate has killed a resolution that sought to keep the state from using a set of uniform national standards for public school testing, called Common Core standards. More>>
For the first time in over a year, the New Orleans Police Department has launched a new recruit class. The chief hopes it's the first of many. While the mayor says the department has turned the corner, others say much more manpower is needed.
It's survived the test of time for over a century. Now some say one historic cemetery in New Orleans runs the risk of becoming a public safety hazard. While there's been no rest at Odd Fellow's, one local burial ground could soon get revived. More>>
Police say 20-year-old Theresa Wood poured hot water on her boyfriend while he was sleeping. More>>
A federal judge in New Orleans says he will grant class-action status to four lawsuits filed over issues raised by the Assumption Parish sinkhole More>>
Friends and family are attending funeral services for a 9-year-old girl killed by Monday's tornado in an Oklahoma City suburb More>>
Sen. Mary Landrieu filed legislation this week to delay flood insurance increases for many residents and businesses in southern Louisiana that officials fear could begin skyrocketing at the end of the year More>>
A loophole in the law allows the president of a local public board to put tens of thousands of dollars into his pocket every year. He's essentially profiting from his volunteer public position indirectly. More>>
Whether they rolled up their sleeves or prayed, people gathered to do their part for the victims of the Mother's Day shooting. More>>
The House has backed a proposal to create the regulatory framework for surrogacy births in Louisiana, edging the bill one step from final passage. More>>
"A Cut Off man has been charged with murder following an investigation into an early morning shooting on Wednesday." More>>
After 17 seasons in the NFL, Saints head coach Sean Payton is experiencing a first. He opens up about that and more, including the plan for the Black and Gold's new 3-4 defense and how it could help improve More>>
Two men with butcher knives hacked another to death Wednesday near a London military barracks and one then went on video to explain the crime - shouting political statements, gesturing with bloodied hands and waving a meat cleaver.
Veteran Criminal Court Judge Frank Marullo was on the bench dealing with accused criminals Wednesday after becoming a crime victim himself the night before. And the Sheriff's Office says two suspects in the case were just released the Electronic Monitoring Program on Monday. More>>
Cities have to be invited to bid, and if New Orleans gets the nod it may be competing against cities like Atlanta, Indianapolis, Minneapolis and Miami for the big game.
Some residents and businesses mobilized their friends through social media to help gather relief supplies for tornado survivors. More>>
Attempts to raise tuition at Louisiana's public colleges appear dead for the session, despite concerns about repeated rounds of cuts to schools. More>>
A bid to ban smoking within 25 feet of the entrances to state-owned office buildings continued to advance Wednesday in the Louisiana Legislature. More>>
An armed robbery suspect used a taser device to subdue a woman as she walked to her car after leaving her place of employment More>>
The owners of Bourbon Street's Tropical Isle have won a trademark infringement lawsuit worth $4 million. More>>
Lafourche investigators say the suspect, in the country illegally, has been charged with second degree murder of his girlfriend's baby. More>>
State education officials say the number of Louisiana public school students performing at grade level nudged up from 68 percent to 69 percent in the latest round of standardized test scores. More>>
A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities at his home early Wednesday while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case. More>>
The statue was stolen on the morning of May 1, 2013 during Jazz Fest weekend.
The statue was stolen on the morning of May 1, 2013 during Jazz Fest weekend.More>>
The NOPD is searching for three suspects who robbed and beat a man on Carondelet Street Sunday morning More>>
The Oklahoma Insurance Department says a preliminary estimate suggests the cost of the tornado that hit the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore could be more than $2 billion. More>>
Showers and storms headed into the area along a weak cold front. More>>
California authorities report they have arrested New Orleans fugitive, Darnell Ellis, who is wanted on charges for drugs and gang activity. More>>
Lawmakers move one step closer to stripping financial control of the Coroner's Office from Dr. Peter Galvan, and the St. Tammany Parish coroner and many of his higher-paid staff could be close to getting their paychecks cut. More>>
Governor Bobby Jindal joined area leaders at Nicholls State University Tuesday for a big announcement. A company based in Lafourche Parish since the 1940's is planning a major expansion around the state.
The fire chief in the Oklahoma City suburb raked by a massive tornado says the search for survivors and the dead is almost complete. More>>
There is a tradition in south Louisiana of Creole cowboys, skilled horsemen who for more than a century were driving cattle from Louisiana across the state of Texas. Those cattle drives are mostly gone now, but you can still find some of the cowboys racing horses and buggies around a dirt track near the tiny town of Oberlin. FOX 8's Dave McNamara is about to put you in the driver's seat in this edition of Heart of Louisiana. More>>
A businessman gets results, after making a public plea to help him find the man who he says ripped him off. More>>
A former federal prosecutor tells a local community activist he's had enough of her comments. More>>
Senators postponed a vote Tuesday on a controversial bill that would prohibit enforcement in Louisiana of any federal bans on assault weapons, after opponents called the measure unconstitutional. More>>
Lawmakers are looking for ways to create roadblocks for Planned Parenthood's construction of a new facility in New Orleans that would provide abortions in addition to other health care services for women. More>>
A 41-year-old man is living and breathing with a heart made of plastic. Alfred Williams received the first Total Artificial Heart transplant in the Gulf South three months ago at Ochsner.
Three years after the Gulf oil disaster, areas of the South Louisiana marsh fall silent. Researchers expected the wildlife population to be impacted by oil in the first year and then bounce back. In some areas, that has yet to happen. More>>
The NBA draft lottery took place Tuesday night in New York, with the New Orleans Pelicans hoping to make history by winning the first pick in next month's draft. It was not to be.
While the New Orleans area isn't spared of tornadoes, it rarely sees storms as powerful as the one that hit near Oklahoma City. But five months ago, people in nearby McNeill felt the brunt of an EF-3 tornado.
State Police continue their investigation into a deadly accident involving a 15-year-old girl who was driving without a license and transporting three younger siblings, most of whom did not have on seat belts.
Red Cross volunteers from south Louisiana have mobilized to provide emergency aid to tornado victims. More>>
Motorists in Louisiana will have to add tweets and Facebook updates to the list of activity banned while driving, in addition to texting. More>>
Spokeswoman Keli Pirtle said Tuesday the agency upgraded the tornado from an EF-4 on the enhanced Fujita scale to an EF-5 based on what a damage assessment team saw on the ground. The weather service uses the word "incredible" to describe the power of EF-5 storms. More>>
The 50th Super Bowl will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area. NFL owners have voted Tuesday for the 49ers' new stadium as host of the 2016 game More>>
All the weeks of Bob Breck's radiation therapy have come down to one moment. Blood test results reveal whether the treatments worked. More>>
Police say an intoxicated mom left her 3-month-old daughter inside of a parked sport utility vehicle while she socialized at a Kenner bar. More>>
Gov. Mary Fallin says an Oklahoma suburb that was devastated by a deadly tornado will be rebuilt. More>>
Senators have killed a $3.5 billion public school funding proposal submitted to lawmakers by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. More>>
Jefferson Parish sheriff's detectives are seeking information about the deaths of a man found in a Harvey field and another man shot once in the chest inside his garage two miles away. More>>
Hospital officials say they've treated more than 200 patients, including dozens of children, since a tornado ripped through suburban Oklahoma City. More>>
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