NOPD: Man arrested in fatal CBD shooting

The 22-year-old is accused of shooting a man to death on Carondelet Street Friday night (Oct. 19).
DOC: Inmate dies after fight in Angola
Police: Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run near Laplace
 Powerball jackpot hits $620 million after no winner Saturday
 Louisianans to vote on unanimous jury amendment in November election

LSU Gameday: Times of Interest

Are you heading to LSU Saturday for the big game against Miss. State?If so, the Homecoming Day fun starts early and lasts until kickoff.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

NOPD searching for man accused of trying to strangle, drown ex-girlfriend
The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a man accused of trying to drown and strangle his ex-girlfriend.
Lower Ninth Ward Family Dollar robbed at gunpoint
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a store robbery in the Lower Ninth Ward Friday evening.
Boil water advisory issued for areas east of Franklin Ave.
The Sewerage and Water Board has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for all areas east of Franklin Avenue from Lake Pontchartrain to the Mississippi River.

  Ticket-buyers come out in droves for Mega Millions drawing

Even though the chances of winning the jackpot were 1 in 302.6 million, people were still willing to play their lucky numbers and dream about what they would do with the money.

  Governor divies money from criminal justice reform savings

Millions of dollars are going toward offender re-entry programs, and the governor says it’s all thanks to savings from criminal justice reform. But some say the money should have been divided a little differently.

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  FL officer caught on camera punching 14-year-old girl

The mom calls the video heartbreaking, but police said the video doesn't show the whole story.

  Lack of exercise worse for your health than smoking, bad diet, study finds

Researchers found that there’s no limit to the benefits of exercise.

WE INVESTIGATE

  Another man comes forward with abuse allegations against former NOPD detective

A second man has come forward, saying the former lead detective with the NOPD’s pedophile unit raped him when he was a boy and showed him pictures of dead children to intimidate him.

Growing concern over the actions of the New Orleans Safety and Freedom Fund

The New Orleans Safety and Freedom Fund has been bonding people out of jail for more than a year now. Members say their ultimate goal is to eliminate money bail altogether for low-risk offenders.

Alleged sex abuse victim says former NOPD detective used drowning death to threaten him

We have new information about former NOPD lead pedophile unit detective Stanley Burkhardt, who the NOPD confirms it's now investigating for a sexual assault allegation dating back to the late 1970s.

  Watching Your Wallet: Budget now for holiday spending

  Survivors network, SNAP, targets St. Louis Cathedral

SPORTS

LSU Gameday: Times of Interest

  De La Salle visits St. James in our FOX 8 Football Friday game of the week

Both schools undefeated in District 10-3A play

COAST IN CRISIS

NO: Elmer’s Island land strip decision thrills environmentalists

The wildlife and fisheries commission thrills gathered environmentalists by rescinding agreement to build an airstrip on Elmer’s island.

NO: Elmer’s Island land strip decision thrills environmentalists

The wildlife and fisheries commission thrills gathered environmentalists by rescinding agreement to build an airstrip on Elmer’s island.

CRIMETRACKER

NOPD: Investigation leads to murder indictment
  VIDEO: 3 sought in string of LaPlace vehicle burglaries
3 more arrests made in fatal Thibodaux shooting