Man guilty of 2nd-degree murder in brutal death of Des Allemands woman

A co-defendant took the stand Wednesday against his alleged accomplice in the murder trial of Troy Varnado.

Former LSU WR Drake Davis accused of porn involving juveniles

Davis is being held without bond for domestic battery allegations.

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Man guilty of 2nd-degree murder in brutal death of Des Allemands woman
A co-defendant took the stand Wednesday against his alleged accomplice in the murder trial of Troy Varnado.
Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz resigns
Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz resigned from his position Wednesday.
New Ochsner facility to provide first-of-its-kind care to special needs children in region
Ochsner Hospital for Children is opening a new center for child development that will be the first in the region to offer care for developmental delays and special needs like Autism, ADHD, Spina Bifida and Cerebral Palsy.

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

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  Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Virginia
Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

  Trump rips Sessions: ‘I don’t have an attorney general’

President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Jeff Sessions, saying, "I don't have an attorney general."

Bodies recovered of mental health patients nearly 24 hours after drowning

A Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in flood waters, resulting in two female patients drowning in the Little Pee Dee River Tuesday night. The SCDOT said the road was closed, and claim the driver had to have driven around the barrier.

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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

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.

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