After more than a year of delays, members of the Southern University Board of Supervisors got down right blunt about a medical marijuana deal they say went sour. They also chose to move ahead with a new firm to manage their growing operations.
Teacher pay raises continue to be a hot topic for school officials. On Monday, president of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers and School Employees addressed members of the press, saying raises are long overdue.
Four teens have been arrested and more are being investigated for making alleged threats against middle and high schools across Louisiana. In the last 24 hours, law enforcement responded to calls in Ascension, Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, and Grant parishes.
A 12-year-old boy took a video of his classmates throwing things at him in in their 6th grade classroom, and his distraught mother posted it on social media. The video went viral and the school said they are doing everything they can to address the problem.
As part of an ongoing FOX 8 Defenders investigation, we take you to what may be one of the most dangerous non-maintained pools in New Orleans and explain what could soon happen to it after years of neglect.