Slidell police officer injured in September motorcycle accident dies

Members of the Slidell Police Department are mourning the loss of one of their own this morning.
Boil water advisory warning issued for East Bank of New Orleans
Man dies after losing control of motorcycle on River Rd.
Man shot by suspect in passing vehicle near N. Claiborne St. and Franklin Ave.
NOPD: Man dies after being struck by vehicle while crossing N. Broad St.
 A Legacy of Love: Gloria Doran and the Carmelettes

  Terrebonne and John Ehret join Destrehan in Class 5A quarterfinals

Ehret and Terrebonne put up dominant wins in Class 5A second round.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  FOX 8 Football Friday: Prep Scores, Nov. 16
FOX 8 Football Friday: Prep Scores, Nov. 16
Air of Uncertainty: Lawsuit alleges plant emissions cause physical pain
A plant at the center of criticism for allegedly causing cancer is now facing another lawsuit.
FOX 8 Defenders: Hidden dangers with deadly consequences
Watching our FOX 8 Defenders special report on blighted and abandoned pools in New Orleans opened old, painful wounds for Devona Waker.

  Train safety and commerce discussed during Senate hearing

Rail cars and train tracks are critical to commerce and Friday a congressional hearing on the topic was held along the Mississippi River.

  Kenner City Council considers speed enforcement vehicles

Kenner police chief says he's gotten lots of complaints about speeding,
NOPD: Woman sought in CBD stabbing
  Author Jason Berry says Vatican needs to establish independent investigative unit
  Attempted murder case dismissed after state’s eyewitness is killed

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Thompson leads LPGA finale, Jutanugarn eyes more trophies

Lexi Thompson in control of LPGA finale; Ariya Jutanugarn in control of just about all else

Harvard beats Yale 45-27 as The Game sets scoring record

Tom Stewart throws for 312 yards, 3 TDs before being wheeled off on stretcher in 4th quarter, leading Harvard to 45-27 victory over Yale at Fenway Park

WE INVESTIGATE

  Zurik: State senator’s sick time use is ‘criminal,’ law expert says

A statement from from La. Sen. Wesley Bishop's public relations representative raises serious questions about use of sick leave.

Zurik: Councilman hands out dozens of contracts to businessman in inner-circle

Since Mark Spears took office in 2012, a company called Exceptional Inspections has been hired 43 times in Jefferson Parish, almost all of which was for work in Spear's district.

New lawsuit filed against Catholic Church in N.O. details alleged sexual abuse at orphanage

Four men have come forward claiming they endured sexual and physical abuse at the orphanage and youth home, Madonna Manor and Hope Haven, when they were boys in the late 1970s and 80s.

SPORTS

  Terrebonne and John Ehret join Destrehan in Class 5A quarterfinals

  A Legacy of Love: Gloria Doran and the Carmelettes

Week 12 is ‘Cupcake Saturday’ in the SEC

Report: Les Miles finalizing deal with Kansas

It looks like Les Miles may not be finished coaching after all, according to a Sports Illustrated report Friday afternoon.

COAST IN CRISIS

Report: Grant to plan wetlands restoration between Bucktown and Bonnabel in Jefferson Parish

According to our partners NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, the $400,000 grant will restore wetlands from the Bonnabel Boat Launch to Bucktown.

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.