LA senators eager to hear from Judge Kavanaugh’s accuser

Senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana said the seriousness of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh warrant her speaking soon.

  More accusations surface of sexual abuse by priests at New Orleans Catholic schools

We're learning about more accusations of sexual abuse involving priests at New Orleans Catholic schools. Fox 8 has obtained a lawsuit that outlines disturbing details of what those priests are accused of doing to young boys.

Church abuse attorney questions new measures

Jesuit assures parents anti-abuse steps being taken. local attorney says more is needed

Texas Department of Criminal Justice finds over $17M worth of cocaine in banana pallets

Two pallets of bananas were donated to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, but they found something else instead.

Same man accused of committing 4 armed robberies and a shooting

Police arrest a man accused of going on an armed robbery spree and shooting someone who tried to stop him.

Manti Te’o and Davison out Sunday for Saints.

Te'o and Davison will not play Sunday

Summer Sticks Around

Rain Chances Increase Next Week

Brad Pitt’s foundation sues architect over New Orleans homes

Actor Brad Pitt's foundation has sued a New Orleans architect, saying defective design work led to leaks and other flaws in homes built for residents of an area that was among the hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina.

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office employee arrested

An employee of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office has been arrested and fired from his job.

Catholic League play kicks off in our FOX 8 Football Friday game of the week

Curtis enters contest undefeated

Man convicted in 2013 New Orleans shooting

A man has been convicted in a 2013 shooting death in New Orleans after a jury deliberated 15 minutes.

Flea, tick products can cause seizures in pets, FDA warns

Flea treatments for dogs and cats can lead to neurological issues, including muscle tremors and seizures, the Food and Drug Administration warned.

Victims shot at as they escape armed robbery

New Orleans police are investigating an armed robbery that led to a police chase and minor accident in Jefferson Parish.

Woman in custody after 3 infants stabbed at NY daycare

Five people were stabbed, including three infants, early Friday morning at a daycare in Flushing Meadows, New York, according to local media.

Bruce: Rain Chances On The Rise

Bruce: Rain Chances On The Rise

Allegations surface over prank causing allergic reaction in Hancock Co. student

A Hancock County teenager is recovering after an allergic reaction and his mother said it was no accident.

Kenner residents want meeting with Mayor Zahn; N.O. City Council reiterates booster clubs’ freedom of speech rights

Kenner church leaders and congregants are keeping the pressure on Mayor Ben Zahn despite his having rescinded a controversial ban on Nike products.

New allegations surface about former Jesuit High brother

New allegations surface against former Jesuit High brother and teacher

Teen homicide victim identified by Orleans Parish coroner

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the teenage girl killed in a double shooting in Hollygrove earlier this month.

Hundreds of students rally for peace on the steps of City Hall

Hundreds of student rally for peace on the steps of City Hall after an Eleanor McMain Freshman is gunned down.

Man details alleged sex abuse at Jesuit High School

A man says a school janitor sexually assaulted him while a priest watched.

Report: New airport terminal opening delayed until May

The opening date of the new terminal at Armstrong International Airport has been delayed until May 2019

David: No cold front yet

Rain chances increase next week

Houma trio arrested for drugging woman, human trafficking

Houma Police arrested three suspects for drugging a woman and forcing her to have sex with various men in the area.

Improvements to Duncan Plaza revealed Thursday

Details about the improvements to Duncan Plaza in downtown New Orleans are expected to be revealed Thursday.

Florence Aftermath: Victims return home to heartbreak

Some people in North Carolina are making their way home to find devastation from flood waters.

LIVE: American flag at Frying Pan Tower survives storm

The storm crept towards the Carolina coast one week ago, and much of the impacts residents were bracing for could be seen on the camera.

Students and city council rally against violence

New Orleans City Council members will join students Thursday morning for a peace rally.

Another Hot Day-Feels Like 105° Again

Another Near Record High Day

Man hit, killed while trying to direct car in Gentilly driveway

Upon investigation, detectives determined that a man was standing in the driveway of a home directing a vehicle being driven another man when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle accelerated and collided with the victim.

Man found guilty of ‘heinous' armed robbery in Lafourche

He faces a total sentence of 124 years in prison.

  AG’s office wants to submit more evidence in case against former St. John judge

The state says outside of the indictments former St. John parish judge Jeff Perilloux faces, there are more incidents where he inappropriately touched and messaged underage girls.

Former LSU WR Drake Davis accused of porn involving juveniles

Davis is being held without bond for domestic battery allegations.

Sen. John Kennedy wants Judge Kavanaugh’s accuser to testify publicly

As the controversy builds over the sexual assault allegations lodged against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana hopes Kavanaugh’s accuser will testify publicly.

Saints place Tommylee Lewis on injured reserve

Saints return goes on IR

Court filing outlines new allegations of sexual impropriety against former St. John judge

A new court filing says former St. John Parish Judge Jeff Perilloux sent a series of inappropriate text messages and pictures to one of his daughter's teenage friends.

NOPD: Man arrested in fatal shooting at New Orleans East gas station

Police are still looking for a second suspect

DA refuses charges against Marines, ROTC student in Uptown rape case

Charges have been refused against three Marines and an ROTC member.

Nicondra: Another record high falls

For the fifth day in a row Armstrong International Airport will set a new record high temperature with preliminary reports showing we’ve been at least 96 degrees this afternoon.

Payton is trying to find ways to get more touches for rookie WR Tre’Quan Smith

Smith caught one pass against the Browns

Restaurateur Larry Morrow says he’s betting on his family and himself

Nancy Parker talks with local author, entrepreneur and restaurateur Larry Morrow.

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Students and city council rally against violence
Another Hot Day-Feels Like 105° Again
Man found guilty of ‘heinous' armed robbery in Lafourche
AG’s office wants to submit more evidence in case against former St. John judge
Former LSU WR Drake Davis accused of porn involving juveniles
Sen. John Kennedy wants Judge Kavanaugh’s accuser to testify publicly
Saints place Tommylee Lewis on injured reserve
NOPD: Man arrested in fatal shooting at New Orleans East gas station