Nursing home found liable in 82-year-old’s choking death sues family over unpaid fees

A jury awarded $1 million to the 82-year-old’s family after finding a nurse at the facility forgot to put in the man’s dentures and fed him a sandwich, leading him to choke on the food.

Mickey Loomis discusses draft trade philosophy

Loomis discusses trade philosophy

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Food labeling restrictions win Louisiana Senate support

  State lawmakers consider legislation to help New Orleans fund infrastructure projects

Crash closes Causeway Bridge in both directions

  LSU hires Woodward as athletic director

Committee approves tax break for diapers, tampons

The Senate Committee on Revenue and Fiscal Affairs approved a bill Monday, April 22 that would allow Louisiana voters to decide if diapers and feminine hygiene products should be exempt from state sales tax collections.
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  Part of Generation X? You might need an MMR booster shot

Nearly two decades ago, the measles was declared eliminated in the United States, but there has been a recent upsurge of cases – including adults who thought they were already protected.

  St. Bernard Parish man pleads guilty to killing ex-wife with ax

  Teen crashes stolen truck through New Orleans East McDonald’s

Nicondra: Nice weather holds, but watching the end of the week

$3,000 ring stolen from French Quarter business

  VIDEO: Mickey Loomis talks Saints draft picks, trades and players

  Mayor Cantrell unapologetic on traffic camera controversy

Suspects throw rock through glass door of La. store, steal $4,000 worth of cigarettes

UNO selects Tim Duncan as new athletic director

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Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

Among Warren's other proposals is elimination of tuition and fees for two- and four-year public college degree programs, as well as a $100 billion investment in Pell Grants, a federal aid program that requires no payback.

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  Louisiana bill to help lower auto insurance costs advances to house floor

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  Diocese of Lake Charles list of credibly accused clergy

The Diocese of Lake Charles has released a list of clergy credibly accused of sexual misconduct with a minor.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Heavy rains cause sewage overflows in Metairie subdivision

While many residents have come to expect their streets to flood during heavy rains, one Jefferson Parish subdivision deals with a rather stinkier consequence.

  Zurik: Former tourism official pleads guilty to theft, pays restitution

  Undercounting hate: FBI will not report its hate crime numbers again this year as required by law

Trial for Chalmette couple accused of failing to deliver furniture continued

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Mickey Loomis discusses draft trade philosophy

  LSU hires Woodward as athletic director

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #10: Saints Draft Preview

LSU’s Henry earns SEC weekly honor

  VIDEO: Mickey Loomis talks Saints draft picks, trades and players

The New Orleans Saints are looking for a handful of draft picks this year.

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Coast Guard: Oil tanker runs aground near Petit Bois Island

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Kohl’s starts ‘Military Monday’ discount

NOPD: Runaway teen missing from New Orleans East

The 17-year-old left her family's home on Dwyer Road Saturday afternoon and has not been seen or heard from since.
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  'Hiding in plain sight’: Investigators release new sketch, video in case of 2 Indiana girls killed in 2017

Indiana State Police on Monday released a new suspect sketch, new video and new audio related to the slaying of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams, who were killed during a hiking trip.

  LSP seeking information on motorcycle crash that killed EBRSO deputy

  2 teens attacked, robbed while riding their bikes in New Orleans

Louisiana National Guard has its second black female colonel

Michelle Branch, Black Keys’ Patrick Carney tie the knot in New Orleans

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  Recovery continues 9 years after Deepwater Horizon disaster

Nine years have passed since the BP oil spill claimed 11 lives and caused an ecological nightmare.

New Orleans sues oil, gas firms over coastal erosion

The City of New Orleans is suing several oil and gas companies over coastal erosion.