A retired St. Tammany Parish Hospital employee says politics allowed a part-time job to become full-time for the brother of the parish's district attorney. We'll hear her take on Richard and Walter Reed in this update to our "Louisiana Purchased" joint investigation with NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune. More>>
City officials, police and residents gathered yet again to talk about solutions in a city where many don't feel safe leaving their homes at night, and one challenge tops them all: Manpower. More>>
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane's owner and... More>>
A car fire shut down I-10 West on the Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge) early Thursday morning.The accident blocked traffic starting at the I-10/I-110 Split. Traffic is being diverted to I-110 North and then to US 61 West.The backups are to College Drive.Click here for moreCopyright 2014 WAFB. All rights reserved. More>>
The popular home store West Elm is open for business, but Magazine Street purists wonder if another national chain will whittle away at the shopping district's local charm. More>>
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An upper low to our east is keeping us on the "dry side" today with few showers and storms expected. More>>
Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermillion Parishes feel shortchanged in Louisiana's ambitious plans for saving coastline.
City government could definitely use more funds, and some City Council members argue that putting more property owned by non-profits on the city's tax rolls is a great place to start.
The man police say opened fire on Bourbon St. last month, injuring nine people and fatally wounding another, stood before a magistrate judge Wednesday.
A man who was arrested last week for burglary is now charged with the capital murder of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson. More>>
Police say that the victim met a woman, known as "Ali W" through a social media site, known as "Tagged," and arranged to meet her in person. That is when he was allegedly carjacked.
Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid international efforts to broker a cease-fire. More>>
Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote. More>>
Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash... More>>
An area of Gulfport still reeling from the brutal murder of a child last week was hit with another violent death Tuesday night. According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, Lamont Hayes, 41, was shot in the groin area and bled to death just a few hours later. More>>
The New Orleans Saints take over White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia as the 2014 Saints training camp officially kicks off. More>>
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A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. More>>
Shooting on 10th Street near 6th Avenue in Lake Charles Wednesday evening.
The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to... More>>
The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets. More>>
An airline said Thursday it suspected typhoon weather caused one of its planes to crash land on a small Taiwanese island, killing 48 people. More>>
The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.
The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.More>>
An overflow crowd packed a church and sang songs on Wednesday at the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold. More>>
Two Chalmette brothers were arrested Wednesday after one of them fired six shots into a home with three children inside. More>>
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The chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee said Wednesday there is still time for Congress to approve a landmark bill to improve health care services for veterans, despite deep disagreement over how much... More>>
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rejected an attempt by Iran to persuade him to step down, senior Iraqi politicians said Wednesday, underlining his determination to defy even his top ally to push for a third term... More>>
A Spanish language interpreter has been arrested after being accused of taking money from undocumented immigrants and telling them she would bribe U.S. Immigration Officials to drop their charges. More>>
This is the first time White Sulphur Springs has hosted an NFL training camp, but the staff is ready for the Black and Gold and the Who Dat Nation. More>>
Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind. More>>
General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles. More>>
Shania Twain will take a final bow on her comeback tour, Beyonce's (sort of) in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a beetle takes on the Beatles, this week in music.
Shania Twain will take a final bow on her comeback tour, Beyonce's (sort of) in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a beetle takes on the Beatles, this week in music.More>>
Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday. More>>
The only suspect arrested so far in connection with a deadly gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street has made a brief court appearance with new lawyers. More>>
A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for Jefferson Parish, Orleans Parish and St. Bernard Parish through 11:15 a.m. Wednesday. More>>
Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said in... More>>
The Greenbrier resort is holding a public picnic for fans wanting to meet New Orleans Saints players at their training camp in West Virginia. More>>
Visible satellite focused over Tropical Depression 2 shows no circulation, no cluster of thunderstorms and actually no thunderstorms at all.
A viewer video captures lighting striking alongside a New Orleans highway. More>>
Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. More>>
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a pedestrian hit-and-run near St. Roch and North Clairborne. More>>
Police say Miller was last seen dressed in green scrubs and bleeding from the neck. Officers believe that he still had an IV in his arm when he left the hospital. More>>
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