Video surveillance shows moments before fiery, fatal crash; FOP attorney responds

A witness says he was walking near Toledano and Johnson Wednesday night (March 20) when three district patrol cars drove past him, lights and sirens on.

  Tax scams to watch out for this season

It's the height of tax season, and that means you need to be aware of scammers.

No. 3 LSU basketball survives against No. 14 Yale to advance in NCAA Tournament

No. 3 LSU survived a late rally by No. 14 Yale to move on to the next round of the NCAA Tournament.


Man indicted in deadly attack on music producer in 7th Ward

Accused serial rapist indicted for 5 New Orleans kidnappings, rapes

  Salon owner devastated after fatal fire destroys business

  Entergy updates New Orleans City Council on installation of smart meters

  NOPD: Officer injured during pursuit

The New Orleans Police Department says an officer was injured during a pursuit Thursday morning.
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  Spring into allergy season with these tips to feel better

If you're one of the millions who go through this every year, there are a few things you can do to ease the discomfort.

Hammond firefighters rescue kitten trapped inside wall

  NOPD: 2 killed after car slams into Central City beauty salon, sparking 3-alarm fire

NOPD searching for 11-year-old who ran away from school

NOPD: Suspects help victim jump stalled car then carjack him

Baby cough syrup recalled due to bacteria contamination

  BAC results of man accused in fatal Esplanade Avenue crash released

  Family of man allegedly stabbed to death by wife speaks out

La. Police chief says he’s sorry for post but won’t concede it’s racist

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Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Democrats, CNN

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump.


  Zurik: Recipient of questionable court funds drops off check, cash at courthouse

One recipient of questionable spending during a court clerk's final days in office drops off check and cash after a FOX 8 Investigation. Meanwhile, the court has sent findings of a financial audit to law enforcement to review.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Tips on protecting your personal, financial and tax info

In the final weeks of the tax filing season, the IRS is warning people to be extra wary of scams and attempts to steal your personal information.

  State Police: Covington bail bondsman arrested for human trafficking, rape

James E. Johnson has been booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail for violation of two counts of Human Trafficking, two counts of First Degree Rape, and one count of Sexual Battery

  Zurik: Audit suggests possible criminal investigation of former court clerk

  Alleged abuse victim reaches settlement with Archdiocese of New Orleans

  Zurik: Questionable expenses in court clerk’s final days in office


No. 3 LSU basketball survives against No. 14 Yale to advance in NCAA Tournament

  LSU credits group effort in victory over Yale

  LSU players relieved to get first NCAA Tournament win under their belts

No. 7 LSU baseball beats Nicholls on walk-off double in 10 innings

No. 7 LSU got all it could handle from Nicholls State but the Tigers managed to pull off the win in extra innings Wednesday night at Alex Box Stadium.


Sewerage & Water Board disputes it is owed $140 million from customers

  LSU administration touts academic success, despite string of problems

  March Madness expected to bring big business to Mississippi casinos

Five arrests made across La. for Medicaid welfare fraud

  Father, son sentenced to life in prison for murder of armored truck driver

A father and son are sentenced to life behind bars for the robbery and killing of armored truck driver James McBride
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  Facebook exposed millions of passwords in plain text

Facebook says there is no evidence that employees had abused access to this data.

  Questions raised over Barataria restoration project’s effect on fishing industry

  Jefferson Parish Council delays chemical plant vote

  La. woman facing murder charge after admitting to giving her toddler drugs daily for several months

Police: Wife escapes police custody after stabbing husband to death


  One million cypress and Tupelo seeds could help revive Louisiana’s forests

A test program involves planting cypress forests by air.

  State plans for river diversions spark a ‘mud fight’ over coastal restoration

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is studying nearly doubling the output of the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Project on the east bank of Plaquemines Parish