Protesters, supporters speak about controversial OPSB vice president- elect

Some people were furious with a decision by the Orleans Parish School Board and one of its board members after she made controversial comments about LGBT students.

  Trump, Pelosi feud heats up again as negotiations to end shutdown remain stalled

She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad.

No. 5 LSU Gymnastics hosts No. 3 Florida

The fifth-ranked LSU gymnastics team is backflipping and vaulting in the PMAC against Florida Friday night.

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David: Strong storms possible Saturday

Sexual assault, abuse agencies impacted by government shutdown

FOX 8 Defenders: Woman accused in Essence Fest scam stole more than $100,000, prosecutors say

NOPD releases body cam footage of officer shootout

MAYOR: New NOPD superintendent to be sworn in Friday

Plans are set for the swearing in of New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Shaun Ferguson.
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  Those who helped Jayme Closs want her to get $50,000 reward after making own escape

The couple who called 911 for Jayme Closs, after she escaped and was brought to their house, are pointing out that she rescued herself.

Hunting for Saints tickets? Watch out for scams

DCFS reports early issuance of Feb. food stamps for La. recipients complete

Mother sues after workers physically, verbally abuse child on camera

Louisiana Rolling Stones fans wait in line for early bird tickets

  NOPD to release body cam from police shooting

Rams cornerback Marcus Peters backs off gumbo talk

NOPD: Man killed in Leonidas shooting

High demand for hotel rooms, tickets leading up to the Saints vs. Rams championship game

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Hotel dishwasher awarded $21 million after ex-employer made her work on Sundays

Marie Jean Pierre, 60, a former employee at Conrad Miami said the company violated her civil rights.

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Brother of accused priest responds after Houma-Thibodeaux list published of credibly accused

Houma-Thibodeaux is the third diocese across south Louisiana to release a list of priests credibly accused of child sex abuse.

FOX 8 has done extensive reporting on claims of church sex abuse this year

Richard Windmann reveals abuse.

Abuse allegations against 2 clergymen settled, archdiocese says

The Archdiocese of New Orleans settled a claim of abuse against two clergymen that is connected to the St. Augustine Church.

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No. 5 LSU Gymnastics hosts No. 3 Florida

Stephen Curry scores 41 points as Warrior hold off Pelicans

Stephen Curry scored 41 points with nine 3-pointers to become the first player in NBA history to make eight or more 3s in three straight games, and the Golden State Warriors held off the New Orleans Pelicans 147-140 for their sixth straight win

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  Jefferson Parish president questions need for landfill

High decibels recorded in the Superdome for Saints vs. Eagle match up

Saintsmania: New Orleans tunes into games more than any other city

Jimmy Buffett, Cheap Trick, Choppa and Ying Yang Twins to perform at Saints game

Suspect arrested in Young Greatness murder case

Donald Reaux was booked into the Orleans Justice Center jail Wednesday (Jan. 16) on accessory to murder and obstruction of justice charges.
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  Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign, Russia

Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney, made the bombshell statement Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

David: Rain Saturday, blustery and cold for Saints on Sunday

Entergy customers to see refunds for next 3 months after PSC lawsuit

Boyfriend, father of her child present when the shooting occurred; SPD chief details Chatéri Payne’s death

S&WB fears some of its contractors could quit over non-payment

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BP approves expansion of Gulf oil project

BP has approved a $1.3 billion expansion at one of its oil projects in the Gulf of Mexico and discovered an additional 1.4 billion barrels at two of them

John Snell’s Tribute to Coastal Louisiana

A photographic tribute to Louisiana's vanishing coast

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  Sheriff identifies JPSO deputy injured in shooting

  NOPD: Man shot on Read Boulevard

NOPD identifies person of interest in fatal Gentilly carjacking