House fire kills 5 children, injures mother in OH

Youngstown Fire Capt. Kurt Wright says the first floor of the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Wright says three children were ages 9, 3 and 2 and the other two were 1-year-old twins.

Shelby: Sunny and chilly day ahead

NOPD: Man shot on Read Boulevard

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Saints take back 1-seed in the NFC after Rams lose to the Bears

Deputy shot in Metairie, suspected shooter at large

Continued Coverage

Jrue Holiday’s 37 points push the Pels past the Pistons

Juan’s World: Saints on the Dance Floor

Stormy Daniels, other strippers protest new Louisiana law at state capitol

Fatal Metairie shooting points to Louisiana’s domestic violence problem

After Further Review: Saints most interesting man, Taysom Hill, strikes again

UPDATE: Amber Alert for 3-year-old Ville Platte girl canceled

  Coast Guard: Crude oil well leaking in Rattlesnake Bayou

The oil well is owned by Hilcorp and produces over 5,400 gallons of crude oil a day.

Taysom Hill’s heroics save the day

Taysom Hill set up the Saints first touchdown of the day with a blocked punt, and it changed the course of the game.

Brees: ‘Goal No.1 was to win the division’

Saints host Pittsburgh next Sunday

Cold Temperatures Over The Next Couple Of Days

Cold Temperatures To Stay Into Mid-Week

  STPSO searching for 10-year-old runaway from Mandeville area

Woman dead, toddler injured in crash on Scenic Hwy

Saints outscore the Bucs 25-0 in the second half, clinch NFC South

9-year-old girl killed in fatal wreck on Arthur Ray Teague Parkway

NOPD: Suspect threatens employee when caught stealing cigarettes

Brandon Marshall inactive for fourth straight game

The Extra Point Week 14: Playoffs begin

Injuries in Week 14 are tough on any fantasy football roster, but there are ways to make sure you're still winning.

‘They were like brothers’: Boy, 12, raises money for best friend’s headstone

The 12-year-old raised money through donations and odd jobs until he had enough to pay for his friend’s headstone.

Marshon Lattimore fined for Salvation Army donation against the Cowboys

Lattimore was fined over $13K

Election results: Kyle Ardoin wins Secretary of State race

Republican Ardoin has been serving as interim secretary of state since Tom Schedler stepped down in May amid sexual harassment accusations.

Karr beats Easton for a 3-peat in the Dome

Karr owns a 27-game winning streak

Curtis crushes Catholic to take Division I state crown

Curtis owns 27 state titles in football

See live election results from general election, runoffs across the state

Among the elections is the race for Secretary of State, between democrat Gwen Collins-Greenup and republican Kyle Ardoin.

Aircraft technician with Tuskegee Airmen dies at 100 in NYC

Wilfred DeFour was honored just last month at a ceremony to rename a Manhattan post office after the Tuskegee Airmen.

Feds sue St. Bernard parish over housing discrimination

Federal officials have accused a the parish of violating the federal Fair Housing Act by discriminating against people with disabilities.

Cold & Cloudy Sunday

Temperatures will turn much colder Sunday with temperatures steady in the 40s all day. Cloudy and windy conditions will make it feel even more frigid.

Ochsner Health System raising minimum wage by nearly $4 in January

Ochsner Health System announced Thursday it will increase minimum wage payments from $8.10 per hour to $12 per hour, increasing the overall annual pay for more than 1,200 people employed by the system.

Free flu shots planned at Louisiana’s parish health units

Louisiana has among the highest levels of flu activity so far this season.

Trump confirms John Kelly leaving White House at end of year

Pres. Donald Trump said Chief of Staff John Kelly is on his way out.

2 drivers killed in head-on crash in West Feliciana Parish

Two drivers involved in a head-on crash in West Feliciana Parish died early Saturday morning, according to the Louisiana State Police.

Pelicans squander 8-point lead in final five minutes to fall against Memphis

The Pelicans drop to 12-13 overall

Slidell boy who loved police sirens dies of brain cancer

A 4-year-old boy who touched the hearts of so many in Slidell has died.

Attorney calls for investigation after Jesuits release list of members credibly accused of sex abuse

A local attorney says it's a step forward with the Jesuits releasing a list of those credibly accused of child sex abuse. But he says there's still more to be done.

Sheriff: Wife calls 911 to report she shot husband; man pronounced dead on scene

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says a man is dead after he was shot by his wife during a domestic dispute Friday night in Metairie.

Blues legend honored with marker in Pointe Coupee Parish on Mississippi Blues Trail

A living blues legend, Buddy Guy, just marked his place in music history.

Carbon monoxide detector alerts Harvey homeowner to potentially deadly leak

A Harvey homeowner feels fortunate to be alive after a brush with what is often called an invisible killer. Now he’s urging others to install the same device that he said saved his life.

Saints preparing for rainy conditions in Tampa on Sunday

100 percent chance of rain during the Saints-Bucs game

City to lift parking restrictions ahead of potential flash flooding

The City of New Orleans has announced that parking restrictions will be lifted ahead of heavy rains that are expected to pass through the area Saturday.

Former Hahnville star “Pooka” Williams arrested on suspicion of domestic battery

Williams was Freshman of the Year in the Big 12

Terron Armstead ruled out for Bucs game

Armstead will miss his fourth game in a row

Amite grabs first state title in 14 years

Amite wins their fifth state title in football

Mueller: Manafort lied about contacts with Trump administration, Russians

The plea agreement will remain under seal until a later date.

N.O. voters to decide a charter amendment related to the S&WB

A charter change amendment dealing with the Sewerage and Water Board appears on Saturday's ballot.

Man who plowed into Charlottesville crowd found guilty of first degree murder

The final witness was not in court late Thursday morning, however, causing a delay in the trial and an extended lunch break.

Man who rammed stolen front loader into cars at Walmart gets 15 years

A Kiln man will spend 15 years in prison for stealing a John Deere front end loader, then treating a public parking lot like his own private demolition derby.

Cowboys linebacker fined for Kamara hit

While the refs missed the call, the NFL did not.

Columbus soldier surprises daughter at school following nine-month deployment

A Columbus father has returned home from a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan and surprised his daughter by showing up to her school.

Stormy Saturday-Windy And Colder Sunday

Stormy Saturday-Windy And Colder Sunday

Former Southern University, NFL star Isiah Robertson killed in car crash

Former Southern University and NFL star linebacker Isiah Robertson is dead at age 69 after a three-vehicle crash southeast of Dallas Thursday night.

Slidell Police Mounted Patrol Horse Dies

Bear has served in law enforcement for the last 20 years and completed over 150 police assignments, including seven Mardi Gras seasons.

Teachers cut high school students’ hair in separate incidents: one fired, one arrested

In two incidents, teachers have taken scissors to their students' hair. While a teacher in California is facing charges, no charges have yet been filed against another teacher in New Mexico.

LIST: Jesuit clergy accused of abuse with New Orleans ties

This list provides of the names of clergy connected to New Orleans. It does not reflect when the credible accusations of sexual abuse occurred.

Jesuits release list of members credibly accused of sex abuse; Jesuit HS, Loyola respond

Leaders of the Jesuits released a list of priests and members who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse.

4 officers plead not guilty to allegedly beating undercover officer in MO

Prosecutors said the victim was working undercover when the officers beat him thinking he was a protester in 2007.The suspects left behind a trail of incriminating text messages.

  LATEST: Trump to nominate William Barr for attorney general

President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the former attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, for his next attorney general.

Plaquemine ferry resuming normal service hours

With the partial opening of the Sunshine Bridge last weekend, traffic for the ferry has returned to its normal volume.

White House chief of staff Kelly to resign soon, reports say

John Kelly took over as chief of staff on July 31, 2017, with a mandate to instill order and professionalism in a largely inexperienced White House staff beset by disorganization in the early days of the Trump presidency.

Some Saturday Storms

A powerful area of low pressure will develop over Texas today and move over our area tomorrow.

Feds recommend ‘substantial’ jail time for Michael Cohen; Mueller recommendation cites Russia investigation cooperation

Cohen and Manafort are among five former Trump associates whom prosecutors have accused of lying either to federal investigators or to Congress.

Woman contracted fatal brain-eating amoeba infection from Neti pot water, doctors say

The woman had been suffering from seizures when doctors found a tumor in her brain.

All-clear given after CNN’s New York studios evacuated due to bomb threat

CNN’s New York offices and studios were evacuated Thursday night due to a bomb threat. The all-clear was given by police around 11:50 p.m. after investigators found no bombs in the Time Warner Center.

Saints nominate Mark Ingram for the Walter Payton Man of the Year award

Mark Ingram was drafted by the Saints in 2011

OPSO sergeant speaks out after being shot during attempted carjacking

The Orleans Parish sheriff’s deputy who survived a gunman’s attempted carjacking shared the details of his scary experience.

KY woman seeking organ donation for baby daughter in need of heart

A 16-month-old girl in Louisville needs a new heart.

Michael Thomas returns to practice with full participation Thursday

Thomas leads the Saints in TD receptions

Kentwood takes Class 1A crown with victory over Oak Grove, 40-21

The Kangaroos own nine state titles in football

Trump to nominate Heather Nauert for UN Ambassador, reports say

Nauert has been the State Department spokesperson since April 2017.

Another Republican jumps into the governor’s race and Gov. Edwards reacts

The number of GOP candidates running against democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards grows to two.

Cities for Tomorrow conference meets in New Orleans

The New York Times' annual Cities for Tomorrow conference is meeting in New Orleans Dec. 6-7 in celebration of the city’s 300th anniversary.

Slidell boy on hospice care gets a special visit

Wednesday night, people gathered to sing Christmas carols on the front lawn of Mason Perez’s home. First responders across St. Tammany showed up in an unbelievable force, knowing his love for lights and sirens.

Head-on collision involving semi and school bus kills 2, injures several in IL

Authorities said the truck was driving the wrong way. The driver of the semi is among the two adults killed in the crash.

Man falls victim to dating website scam with explicit photo

It started with a 29-year-old Baton Rouge man looking for love online, and ended with him getting a call from a man pretending to be an officer threatening to charge him with several felonies.

Jesuit High School president sends message to faculty before release of list of abusers

In his email, Father Christopher Fronk said he wanted to give advance notice that some of the names on that list may be new to the Jesuit community.

David: Heavy rain on Saturday

Localized flooding possible