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JP officials call for air quality monitors

Convention Center leaders making case for new hotel

2 sought after shooting officer in Denver, report says

Report: St. Tammany Parish schools' $416 million budget includes pay raises

Woman's Instagram lands her in jail, report says

Update expected on coyotes in Jefferson Parish

Continued Coverage

  Chef John Folse: Fig cake

Students at two LA colleges paying more for classes

Neutral ground restrictions lifted due to flood watch

Hearing scheduled for LSU wide receiver accused of abusing girlfriend

Governor to discuss state's Medicaid expansion

Community remembers 15-year-old shot in Algiers

  Former CEO of Entergy moves to new role

The top executive of Entergy New Orleans will transition into a new role starting Monday.

Update expected on S&WB billing issues

City leaders will receive an update Monday from the Sewerage and Water Board on billing issues.

Corps awards contract on Belle Chasse Tunnel project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District has awarded a contract for work to remediate groundwater seeping onto the roadway at the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System floodgate construction joint at the Belle Chasse Tunnel

Man wanted in connection with arson, multiple other crimes

The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal along with authorities in Jefferson Parish are asking the public's help locating a man wanted for arson and various other property crimes.

Shelter workers hopeful AC will get fixed soon

Buildings in Downtown Houma vandalized

$40 million Causeway rail improvement project on hold, report says

JP council schedules meeting to discuss foul odors

Louisiana bars banks from $600M deal because of gun policies

Explore the world of Robert Aquarius art

  Chef John Folse: Baked muffuletta pasta

The Muffuletta is an Italian sandwich created in the late 1800s. The sandwich originated when Italian merchants working in New Orleans markets placed a mixture of broken green and black olives that were found on the bottom of olive barrels on loaves of round Italian bread known as "muffs." Over this mixture, they layered slices of meat and cheese. These traditional sandwich ingredients are also delicious when transformed into a baked pasta dish.

Meeting slated to address new airport access road

Millions of dollars toward a new road to help travelers get to Louis Armstrong International Airport is the subject of a meeting Wednesday night.

Aerial mosquito spraying scheduled for Jefferson Parish

Low-level aerial spraying is scheduled for the East and West bank Tuesday night.

Lakeview blight could be addressed by council

New Orleans City Council members could take up a blight concern that the FOX 8 Defenders detailed in a series of reports.

VIDEO: Group of dolphins stuns in Rigolets pass

A spectacular sight was caught on camera over the weekend in Rigolets pass.

LaPlace man arrested for machete attack

A LaPlace man has been arrested for attempted murder after a machete attack, according to Sheriff Mike Tregre.

Fisherman hopes 'bucket challenge' will help save the planet

A Louisiana fisherman has issued a social media "bucket challenge" that he hopes will help save the planet.

Chef John Folse: Crab Louie Salad

Many restaurants lay claim to the origin of Crab Louis. However, there are two possibilities that I hang my hat on. Chef Victor Hertzler served Crab Louis at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco in 1910, so he might have first created the dish. Of course, the dish could have originated at Solari's in San Francisco because Crab Louis was on their menu by 1914. No matter the originator, the dish is delicious.

Man reported missing after Red Dress run found

The New Orleans Police Department has located a man who was reported missing after the Red Dress run this weekend.

VIDEO: Kid moonwalks down Canal

This kid has got smooth moves. Hunter Graffia, 10, attended a Michael Jackson tribute over the weekend in Downtown New Orleans.

NASA officials visit Michoud Assembly Facility

A NASA official will visit the Michoud Assembly Facility to check out work underway to take astronauts faster and farther into space than ever before.

Time line revealed for storm surge project for river parishes

More information is expected Monday about recently approved funds to protect against storm surge in the river parishes.

NOPD searching for MS man reported missing in New Orleans

The New Orleans Police Department is looking to locate a man reported missing. Albert James Grant was reported missing by his wife.

Police investigate double shooting in Lower 9th Ward

The NOPD and St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office responded Saturday to a double shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward.

Inside the Newsroom: August 8th, 2018

Here are a few stories we're following today Inside the FOX 8 Newsroom

Suspicious activity leads to drug arrests in St. Tammany

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested three Covington-area individuals on drug and gun related charges following an investigation of suspicious activity.

More documents filed over Denka plant health impacts

Plaintiffs suing over an area plant's emissions filed more documents to make their case.

Court reinstates convictions in 'Hollywood South' case

A movie producer and a lawyer who were spared prison time in a fraud case involving Louisiana's "Hollywood South" film tax credit program are facing renewed legal woes.

Louisiana voting machine contract award criticized, slowed

Louisiana has slowed its work to replace the state's decade-old voting machines and overhauled the evaluation team. The move came after one company vying for the contract accused the secretary of state's office of...

Chef John Folse: Pan-fried pork chops with apple cider and diced apples

The English settling the Feliciana parishes of Louisiana brought with them from New England a taste for apples and cider in their cooking. Certain apple varieties grew well in Louisiana and thus cider could be produced for this dish.

Crazy mudslide caught on video in Switzerland

Incredible video has been released of a mudslide in Switzerland.

Federal judge orders more information on Denka plant health impacts

A federal judge wants more information by Thursday on how the Denka Plant in LaPlace has impacted the health of residents.

Man reported missing from First District

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a man reported missing from the First District.

Comedian Kevin Hart awards scholarships to 3 Xavier students

Three Xavier University of Louisiana students are among a group receiving scholarships thanks to actor and comedian Kevin Hart's "Help From the Hart Charity."

Livestock in Australia desperately search for water during drought

New video from Australia shows the scope of the devastation from a severe drought.

2 sought in shooting on Short Street

The New Orleans Police Department is asking the public's help to identify two suspects wanted in connection with a shooting that happened in the 3300 block of Short Street on July 25, 2018.

Shrimpers meeting to discuss low shrimp prices

Louisiana shrimpers are meeting Wednesday to discuss their livelihood.

Chickens test positive for West Nile in Kenner

Chickens near Kenner Veterans Park have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to a report by our partners | The Times-Picayune.

Cassidy, Chao announce improvements to Belle Chasse Bridge

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will join Senator Bill Cassidy in New Orleans Wednesday to announce $45 million that will go toward improvements to The Belle Chasse Bridge and tunnel project.

Short term rental hearing will address possible illegal properties

The city is set to hold hearings Wednesday about some allegedly illegally run short term rentals.

Shelby: Spotty storms today

Only spotty storms are expected today, so many folks will easily climb into the low 90s this afternoon. Plan for a mix of sun and clouds outside isolated pop-up storms.

Dixie Brewing returning operations to New Orleans

Dixie Brewing Company is making an announcement Tuesday regarding their future plans in New Orleans.

NOPD searching for runaway NOE teen

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a runaway teem reported from New Orleans East.

Cantrell signs executive order requiring transparency in budget process

Mayor Latoya Cantrell signed an executive order requiring more transparency in the budget process.

Facebook making announcement that will impact NOLA

Facebook is expected to make an announcement Tuesday that it says will impact the City of New Orleans.

Louisiana gambling regulator: 3 casinos want to move onshore

Louisiana's chief gambling regulator says three of the state's 15 riverboat casinos have indicated interest in moving their properties onshore, under a law passed earlier this year.

Man accused of shooting JPSO deputy pleading guilty to multiple charges

The man accused of shooting a Jefferson Parish deputy pleaded guilty to gun and drug trafficking charges.

Woman accused of killing JPSO deputy expected in court

A woman accused of killing her husband who worked for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is expected in court Monday.

  Chef John Folse: Catfish pot pie with vegetables

Pot pies are great to serve at the fishing camp, although this recipe is elegant enough for a Sunday dinner table. Try using any fish, but a mild, white-fleshed fish works best! I have also added shrimp, crab and lobster with great success.

Police: Man wanted for Houma attempted murder was Georgia fugitive

A man wanted in Houma for attempted murder was a fugitive wanted by Georgia authorities, according to Houma Police.

JP officials warn of coyote dangers to pets

Jefferson Parish deputies issued a warning for people with pets after coyotes were found in residential areas.

FEMA, Louisiana district agrees on rebuilding 2 schools

A Louisiana school district has obtained approval to demolish and rebuild two of the three schools that were damaged in 2016 flooding.

State officials discuss law that helps parents save for school tuition

State officials plan to discuss a new law Monday that gives parents the opportunity to save money for elementary or secondary school tuition.

S&WB says turbines fixed one year after floods

A year after the August 5 flood, The Sewerage and Water Board said some serious issues with the city's pump and turbine system has been fixed.

Audubon Zoo releases plans for jaguar exhibit redesign

Audubon Zoo unveiled new plans to fix the jaguar enclosure two weeks after it escaped and killed nine other animals.

Little Woods woman reported missing

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a woman reported missing from Little Woods.

Report: First male dancer wins coveted spot on Saintsations roster

A man who auditioned to be a Saintsations has earned his spot on the dance team.

VIDEO: Impressive wall cloud spotted in Goodbee

An impressive video of a wall cloud was seen in the Goodbee area Saturday morning.

Audubon Zoo debuts baby mandrill

The Audubon Zoo debuted their newest addition to the World of Primates habitat Saturday.

Woman sought for information on stabbing

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a woman for information on a stabbing incident.

NOPD searching for missing teen

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a missing teenager from the Hoffman Triangle neighborhood.

Woman arrested after alleged overdose in car with 3-year-old, sheriff said

A Mandeville woman has been arrested after she was found overdosed in a car while her three-year-old sat in the backseat, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office.

Man arrested for attempted murder

The New Orleans Police Department Violent Warrant Offenders Squad and U.S. Marshals have arrested a man in connection to an attempted murder case.

Cassidy addresses flood insurance, New Orleans crime

Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy discussed multiple topics ranging from the National Flood Insurance to crime in New Orleans this week.

Tom Benson honored on Saints season ticket packets

We March On.  Saint's Season ticket holders will read this new mantra on their tickets they receive Friday.

$100,000 unclaimed Powerball prize sold in Raceland set to expire soon

As of Friday, no one has stepped forward to claim a $100,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball jackpot won in March.

Teen shot in arm in Lakewood

A teen was shot in the arm in Lakewood Friday morning.

Assisted living center workers accused of encouraging residents to fight

Two workers at an assisted living center face criminal charges for allegedly encouraging residents to fight.