Orleans jury convicts gunman in N.O. East gas station murder

A jury found Charles Monroe guilty as charged of second-degree murder in the slaying of 24-year-old Lance McCormick.

A Sunny Mid-Week With Perfect Temps

  Wednesday is the last supermoon of 2019, and actually it’s a super worm moon

  Metairie residents without water after water main break on Civic St.

  Jefferson Parish Council to vote on expansion of Waggaman cyanide plant

Dry Skies Through The Weekend

Dept. of Treasury: Look out for unclaimed property checks in the mail

Continued Coverage

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

  New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

  Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

President Donald Trump nominates LSU grad as new U.S. ambassador

  Zurik: Recipient of questionable court funds drops off check, cash at courthouse

Astros, Bregman Agree to $100 Million Extension

  FOX 8 Defenders: Tips on protecting your personal, financial and tax info

In the final weeks of the tax filing season, the IRS is warning people to be extra wary of scams and attempts to steal your personal information.

LSU head coach Will Wade staying in-touch with coaches during suspension

LSU vs. Yale, Thursday at 11:40 a.m.

Accused Esplanade hit-and-run driver had blood alcohol level of .215

Tashonty Toney's blood alcohol level was over twice the legal limit when he fatally hit two cyclists on Esplanade Avenue and injured seven others.

  N.O. S&WB could be owed over $100 million

The troubled New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board could be owed a staggering amount of money.

WANTED: Suspects accused of stealing nearly $5k in cigarettes from gas station

  Plans in place for vacant McDonogh 11 school building

  Driver charged with involuntary manslaughter after 2 killed in bus crash

Coast Guard suspends search for missing crew member

Bill banning abortions when fetal heartbeat detected heads to Governor

Warrant claims court employee falsified results of 500+ drug tests

School bus carrying 40 SC students catches fire during field trip; no one injured

A school bus carrying over 40 children and chaperones caught fire during a field trip this afternoon, according to officials with Richland School District Two.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

  Mom, 2 children carjacked in N.O. East

A mother and her two children were carjacked Monday night by a man wielding a handgun

Mother accused of allowing man to sexually assault 5-year-old for $400

Authorities arrested a 36-year-old Texas woman who has been accused of permitting a 62-year-old man to sexually assault her 5-year-old daughter for $400.

Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal, AP source says

If the terms of the contract are finalized as it stands, it would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history

A dozen clergy members named in diocese’s abuse list served in South Mississippi

The names of a dozen clergy members who were assigned in South Mississippi appear on a list released Tuesday of men credibly accused of sexual abuse.

Paralyzed former football player Devon Gales hired as assistant coach at Georgia high school

Former Southern University Cornerback Devon Gales is heading back to the football field almost four years after he was paralyzed during a game.

Jerry Lee Lewis cancels Jazz Fest appearance after suffering stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis, the Louisiana-born rock and roll pioneer, is in rehab after spending two weeks in the hospital following a stroke.

La SNAP benefits to be issued on modified schedule for April

May SNAP benefits will be issued according to the regular schedule (1st through the 14th).

  ‘Toy Story 4’ full trailer is out and teaching us about friendship all over again

Get your tissues, even the trailer is tugging on our heart strings.

Several Sunny Days Ahead

Several Sunny Days Ahead

Sunny & Dry Week

More sunshine is expected today with cool and dry conditions. Highs will only reach the mid 60s with low humidity. The official start of spring is Wednesday, and it will feel like it!

Orleans Public Works Committee to receive update on S&WB power generation

The Public Works Committee will discuss the board's budget, along with their personnel and hiring issues

  Coast Guard: 2 rescued, 1 missing after tug boat sinks in Mississippi River

The tug boat sunk near Myrtle Grove, around mile marker 55.

Injection used in combination chemotherapy recalled, possible copper salt presence

Some patients with advanced metastatic colorectal cancer may be affected.

Fatal shooting highlights potential dangers of location settings in apps

News of one of the latest deadly shootings in the Capital City has some area leaders warning of the potential dangers of some smartphone apps.

  New Zealand leader vows to ‘absolutely deny’ mosque gunman a platform

The gunman's desire for infamy was made clear by the fact that he left behind a convoluted 74-page manifesto before Friday's massacre and livestreamed footage of his attack on the Al Noor mosque.

Senior citizen advocates push for new tax; Mayor Cantrell, BGR advise against it

Voters in New Orleans will decide whether to pass a property tax to benefit senior services. But it's not as well-received as some had hoped.

FOX 8 Gr8 Neighbor helping children, animals through her rescue

A South Louisiana woman is combining her love of kids and animals to help rescue both, and she's doing it with little help from the outside. Shari Champagne is a FOX 8 Gr8 neighbor.

Baton Rouge man gets 8 years in jail after 50k+ child porn images found on his computers

A Baton Rouge man has been sentenced to 97 months in prison after being convicted of possession of child pornography.

FEMA wants rainfall to be part of risk assessment for flood coverage

Risk Rating 2.0 is designed to make the flood insurance program better while keeping premiums affordable

  Bywater real estate growth moves investors elsewhere

Realtors say there's a high demand for Bywater property.

Woman dies after crash in Metairie

A 57-year-old Metairie woman died Monday (March 18) after she sustained internal injuries during a crash Sunday night.

Former Long Beach officer pleads guilty after 3-year-old dies in patrol car

Cassie Barker pleaded guilty to culpable negligence manslaughter Monday evening. Barker’s 3-year-old daughter,

  Algiers residents fear breakaway barges, rising river

Algiers Residents raise concerns about rising river

  Crime Tracker: Armed robberies down, but some areas targeted more

Cyclists who use the Lafitte Greenway are on edge after someone attacked a man on a bike with a metal bat before robbing him early Saturday morning.

Nicondra: The sun is finally returning

Look for more sun through the day and a weak wave of energy to push in late dropping dew points and clearing skies completely as we move through Wednesday.

More patients accuse Baton Rouge physical therapist of sexual abuse

A local physical therapist is facing four more charges of forcible sexual battery, now bringing the count up six counts of forcible sexual battery and one count of simple battery.

Couple pleads guilty to Sept. Canal St. shooting that injured a tourist

Derrion Robinson, 21, and Byron Wilson, 20, pleaded guilty to amended charges in connection with a Canal St. shooting that left a tourist injured last September.

After Further Review: Five takes from Saints first week of free agency

AFR: Five takes from the Saints start to free agency

Army Corps: Nebraska flooding to have ‘minimal impact’ on Bonnet Carre Spillway

The latest flooding in the Midwest will have minimal impact on the Bonnet Carre Spillway, according the Army Corps of Engineers.

  Reality star ‘Mama June,’ boyfriend arrested in Alabama

Reality TV star June Shannon from the popular shows “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” and “From Not to Hot,” as well as her boyfriend, have been arrested in Alabama.

Winner claims $550K Lotto ticket

A lottery ticket purchased at a Shreveport store is worth $550,000.

  More evacuations in Midwest as floodwaters breach levees

Levees are breaking in Nebraska and Iowa - and it's not even the wet season when river levels are high.

12-year-old boy attacked by six dogs in Mississippi

A tragic story out of Winona Monday morning.

Inmate escaped Tangipahoa Parish jail during ‘procedural violation’

Sheriff Edwards says a full internal review of the incident is underway and corrective measures have been taken.

  Watching Your Wallet: Thousands of consumer complaints hidden in federal watchdog database

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides information about financial institutions, including complaints. But NerdWallet and InvestigateTV have found examples of complaints that don't show up in the database.

Audit: LSU improperly pays employee $400K

LSU “improperly compensated” a faculty member more than $400,000 in salary and benefits over a nearly three-year period despite the fact he later admitted he did not perform work for the university during that time, according to a new state audit.

Police: Craving for chicken fingers results in DWI arrest

The driver crashed into the intercom at the Raising Cane's in Thibodaux Sunday

Ponchatoula man wanted for weekend homicide

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for 37- year old Adrian Morquedo Rubio of Ponchatoula

DA to seek death penalty for Dakota Theriot; not guilty plea entered

A man accused of killing 5, including his own parents, has pleaded not guilty to three murder charges.

A Dry Stretch As Sun Returns Mid-Week

A Nice Stretch Of Dry Weather All Week Long

More victims identified in investigation into Cut Off businessman

A former port official and businessman in Lafourche Parish faces new counts following an arrest for felony theft.

More lots of blood pressure medications recalled due to impurity

43 lots in total have been recalled.

Mostly Cloudy Monday

A stretch of dry and beautiful weather is on tap for the week. Today will feature clouds around, but the rest of the week will be very sunny!

Memphis man says he was brutally beaten by security guard in case of mistaken identity

A Memphis man says it was a case of mistaken identity that led to him being brutally beaten and struck in the head with a gun by a security guard.

  Louisiana CPA: Don’t spend your ‘extra’ refund

The State of Louisiana is working to get its money back after they sent out two times the tax returns, totaling $26 million.

NOPD: Pizza stolen in Hoffman Triangle robbery

A woman was robbed while delivering a pizza Saturday afternoon (March 17).

Man arrested after one dog found dead, another apparently malnourished

His arrest came as a result of a citizen’s complaint about the dogs' welfare

  LSU earns the 3-seed in the NCAA Tournament, plays Yale on Thursday

LSU last made the NCAA Tournament in 2015

Congressman pitches Louisiana for Trump’s Space Force locale

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham is urging President Donald Trump to consider Louisiana for the future headquarters of Trump's proposed Space Force.

Nicondra: Cloudy and grey today, but blue sky on the way

Monday we will see more breaks with sunshine peaking through and by Tuesday expect full sun and comfortable temperatures.

NOPD investigating homicide in St. Claude neighborhood

New Orleans Police say a man is dead after a shooting in the St. Claude neighborhood Sunday afternoon.

For $525, you can have a Bible possibly signed by Donald Trump

The listing says it comes with a certificate of authenticity, though that is not shown in the accompanying photographs.

Man arrested after passenger found with stab wound to the neck

New Orleans Police arrested a man accused of stabbing a passenger inside his vehicle in New Orleans East.

NOPD: Man injured after suspect fires shots into vehicle

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooing near the Hangover Bar early Sunday morning that has left one person injured.

  Families of Christchurch dead in agonizing wait for burials

Families of the 50 people killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings are enduring an increasingly agonizing wait for the bodies of victims to be released as New Zealand reels from the unprecedented tragedy.

  Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

An off-duty public works employee found what is believed to be the toddler's body inside a blanket off the shoulder of the highway.