NOPD: Suspect dead, 5 'innocent bystanders’ injured in CBD shootout

Five bystanders were injured during a shootout between an armed robbery suspect and police, before the suspect was fatally shot by a Louisiana State Trooper.

  Chicago police seek follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett

The trajectory of the investigation "shifted" after detectives questioned two brothers about the attack and released them late Friday without charges, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Saturday. He said police also reached out to Smollett's attorney to request another interview with him.

  Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Hamlin last year suffered through his first winless season in the Cup Series and made a crew chief change during the offseason.


FBI: Man arrested in connection with New Orleans bank robbery

St. John Parish residents to get new ‘state-of-the-art’ water meter system

NOPD: Fatal shooting reported in New Orleans East

Non-fatal shooting prompts Kenner SWAT roll, teenage suspect not found

4 hostages killed during Mississippi standoff; Shooting suspect also dead

After a 12 hour standoff, the Clinton hostage situation came to an end
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Airlines to offer new gender options on passengers’ tickets

With multiple local and state governments offering identification with nontraditional gender choices, a trade group for numerous U.S. carriers says the change will make things easier for travelers and airlines.

Arline Hwy. crash leaves two dead, two others seriously injured

NOPD investigating fatal double shooting in Central City

Man found shot to death inside vehicle after crash on I-10

NOPD: Covington man reports shooting two days later

NOPD: Man shot in New Orleans East

Krewe du Vieux rolls through the French Quarter

Man gets month in jail after shooting sister-in-law’s dog

Coast Guard: 4 people thrown into Baptiste Collette Bayou after boat collision

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Team LeBron rallies back, defeats Team Giannis 178-164 in 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte

Team LeBron rallied back from a double-digit deficit and defeated Team Giannis 178-164 as the NBA’s best and most famous stars played in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte at the Spectrum Center Sunday night.


  Blighted since Katrina, former N.O. East hotel added to National historic list

A symbol of Katrina blight that greets thousands of commuters every day in New Orleans just got added to the National Register of Historic Places. In this FOX 8 Defenders follow-up, the developer explains why it's worthy of preserving and his plans for the future.

Untested water: 99.9 percent of foreign fish goes without testing for unsafe drugs

According to government reports, there is evidence that the main oversight agency for seafood, the Food and Drug Administration, has failed to meet new mandates to increase inspections at foreign food facilities.

Attorney plans to move to dismiss lawsuit against Archdiocese of New Orleans

An attorney representing church sex abuse victims will dismiss a lawsuit against the archdiocese of New Orleans. The lawsuit was filed in November in civil court, and the attorney involved says settling outside of court was a better outcome for all involved.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Plaquemines residents live among stagnant swimming pools

  Zurik: HHS Secretary says ‘revolutionary’ changes to come for drug prices

  Multiple sex offenders found on Facebook despite ban


  Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

  Jesuit returns to state title game with win over Northshore

Jesuit and St. Paul’s will meet on February 23 at 7:30 p.m. for the state championship


  Soldiers prepare for deployment to the Middle East

Auburn officer shot, injured during traffic stop identified

Police: Teen arrested, victim ID’d in fatal Kenner shooting

Nicondra: Pleasant for the weekend, but rainy conditions moving in

Officials give all clear at USM campus; escaped inmates still on the run

USM has lifted the order to shelter in place but urges students to use caution as the search continues for two state inmates who escaped from the Forrest County Jail.
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White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency declaration

Trump declared the emergency Friday in an effort to go around Congress to fund his border wall. It would allow him to move federal dollars earmarked for military construction to the border. (Source: Image Bank)

SC family suing Kanye West for copyright infringement in Charleston federal court

NOPD: Man found shot to death inside pickup truck

Kenner PD: Man shot and killed following fight outside bar

OPSO: Arrested man captured after escaping intake center


  LSU researcher believes simply filling in oil field canals reverses some coastal land loss

R. Eugene Turner believes the solution to at least some of Louisiana’s coastal land loss is staring officials in the face: backfill many of the oil field canals that dissect the coastal marshes.

Gov. Edwards commits to restore funding for coast

Gov. John Bell Edwards committed Wednesday to restoring millions of dollars that Louisiana cut from coastal funding a few years ago as its budget was hemorrhaging.