Illegal immigrant arrested for practicing dentistry without license

An illegal immigrant who was a practicing dentist without a license in Jefferson Parish has been arrested.

  De La Salle coach brings football practice to son staying at hospital

Cavaliers hold practice next door to Children's Hospital

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  First crop of medical marijuana in LA could be delayed
According to our partners NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, the state’s first legal crop is being harvested this week and could be ready to ship next month.
Amendment on transportation funding up to voters
Between 1991 and 2015 lawmakers diverted nearly $700 million from the transportation trust fund to State Police for traffic control.
Shelby: Front pushing South
A weak cold front continues to crawl across the area this morning.

  Heart of Louisiana: Driftwood Art

What may look like worthless pieces of driftwood to most of us conjure up images of animals and faces to a folk artist in the Assumption Parish town of Pierre Part.

  Mayor announces new ‘Cure Violence’ initiative at Night Out Against Crime

Dozens of Night Out Against Crime events were held across the area, including tonight’s event in New Orleans.
Tulane trying to use controversial ending against SMU last season as motivation in 2018
Baby Gleason: Steve and Michel announce birth of 2nd child

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  White woman who barred black man from loft offers defense

Hilary Thornton says 24-year-old D'Arreion Toles was trying to get in the building Friday night while she had the door cracked to let her dog use the bathroom.

Puppeteer who played Big Bird on ‘Sesame Street’ retiring

The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show

WE INVESTIGATE

  Watching Your Wallet: Budget now for holiday spending

Planning travel and shopping months in advance can pay off in the long run, financial experts say.

Survivors network, SNAP, targets St. Louis Cathedral

A survivors' network hands out leaflets at the St. Louis Cathedral asking archbishop to fully disclose list of abusive clergy

TV Exclusive: Investigator details bust of pedophile ring tied to New Orleans Boy Scout troop

We sit down with a former NOPD detective who helped crack an infamous pedophile ring in the late 70s that was tied to a Boy Scout troop here in New Orleans.

  Archbishop says LA dioceses are considering releasing names of abusers

  Big Pharma was supposed to self-police fentanyl prescriptions. It failed. Patients died.

Driver’s ed school took their money, then cancelled all classes

SPORTS

  De La Salle coach brings football practice to son staying at hospital

Unbeaten Rams still top AP Pro32 poll; Patriots are No. 2

Unbeaten Rams still top AP Pro32 poll; Patriots are No. 2; Chiefs slip to No. 3.

COAST IN CRISIS

NO: Elmer’s Island land strip decision thrills environmentalists

The wildlife and fisheries commission thrills gathered environmentalists by rescinding agreement to build an airstrip on Elmer’s island.

NO: Elmer’s Island land strip decision thrills environmentalists

The wildlife and fisheries commission thrills gathered environmentalists by rescinding agreement to build an airstrip on Elmer’s island.