Woman accused in Essence scam arrested again at court

A woman accused of scamming people attending Essence Fest in New Orleans was arrested again after a hearing in Jefferson Parish.

Pelicans hand Raptors first home loss of the season

The Pelicans win streak extends to three games

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Sheriff, school officials release statement on threats made at Hammond High Magnet School
The announcement was made on the Tangipahoa School System website. Details regarding the closure were not provided.
Marrero school officials hold meeting in response to viral bullying video
The video was taken by 12-year-old Collin Troulliet.
Shelby: Cold, wet day ahead
Temperatures will drop throughout the day as cold air continues to settle across the area.

  Gr8 Neighbor: Woman donates kidney to man in need

A good neighbor may pick up your mail or even let you have a cup of sugar. But Nancy Dozier has taken the word “neighbor” a step further.

Southern University inks new deal, rolls on with medical marijuana operation

After more than a year of delays, members of the Southern University Board of Supervisors got down right blunt about a medical marijuana deal they say went sour. They also chose to move ahead with a new firm to manage their growing operations.
  Parents outraged over closure of Cypress Academy School program
  Vatican asks to delay Catholic bishops’ vote on increasing accountability

NATIONAL HEADLINES

CIA considered potential truth serum for terror suspects
Macedonia to seek arrest in Hungary of former prime minister
Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire

Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire

Though Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home in the deadly wildfire blazing California, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus' charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell a no-show as deadline approaches

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell a no-show as 4 p.m. deadline approaches

WE INVESTIGATE

  Zurik: New documents reveal more double-dipping by state senator

A law professor and a CPA say a state senator needs to be investigated following new information that Wesley Bishop called in sick to his full-time job at Southern University of New Orleans to fulfill his part-time job in the legislature.

Zurik: Senator’s response to FOX 8 investigation called ‘ridiculous’

A state senator in eastern New Orleans has a full time job at Southern University of New Orleans. When he works his part-time job in the Legislature, he uses SUNO sick time. That appears to be against the law.

Zurik: State senator pocketing money while calling in sick

Documented proof has been discovered that a Louisiana state senator may be breaking the law.

St. Peter’s Church reacts to former priest Sax’s name on abuse list

Judge rules Denka Plant suit can move forward

  Names of abusers within church released by Archdiocese of New Orleans

SPORTS

Pelicans hand Raptors first home loss of the season

  Lunch with Coach O: LSU vs. Rice

Coach O's weekly lunch and gameplan

COAST IN CRISIS

La. governor speaks at summit on state’s coastal future

Governor John Bel Edwards joined a summit Wednesday to discuss the future of Louisiana’s coastlines.

  ‘Pillows’ provide a new type of coastal protection for Louisiana

An aggregate material could provide a new method of protecting critical Louisiana shorelines