DIET: When you eat might be as important as what you eat

Here’s how changes to breakfast and dinner times can help reduce body fat

  Judge asks attorney for redraft of lawsuit against former Zulu president

A former Zulu employee is suing Namaan Stewart in Orleans Parish Civil Court.

Jefferson Parish D.A. charges gymnastic coach with sex abuse of 12 boys

The 26-year-old pleaded not guilty to the 24 charges outlined in a bill of information.

LA abortion clinic wants state to throw out 2015 regulations

Hope Medical Group for Women said the state’s health department disregarded public comments about the regulations at the time.

Council committee reviewing city’s budget

The council’s budget committee is set to talk about transferring more than $5 million to the general fund.

Six coastal parishes receive flood protection funding

Jefferson, LaFourche, Plaquemines, St. John, St. Tammany, and Terrebonne Parishes will receive a slice of the money.

New S&WB Director attends first task force meeting

This is the third meeting of the group and the first since the new Sewerage and Water Board Executive Director Ghassan Korban joined the board.

NOPD searching for missing teen

Wendy Osorio, 16, was last seen on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 6:30 a.m. when she left her residence in the 90 block of Pinewood Court for school.

Annual Poydras Tower stair climb remembers 9/11 responders

Area first responders will honor the heroes of 9/11 with an annual stair climb at Poydras Tower.

Gov. Edwards calls for teachers to receive pay raise

Gov. John Bel Edwards says he will push for teacher salary increases during the 2019 regular session.

LIVE: FOX 8 Morning Edition at 9 a.m. premieres today

With the outstanding success of FOX 8′s morning news program, the “FOX 8 Morning Edition”, FOX 8 is proud to announce a one-hour expansion of the show. FOX 8 Morning Edition at 9 a.m., will be added to the FOX 8 morning line-up starting Monday, September 10. With the addition, FOX 8 will be providin

Louisiana Supreme Court throws out ordinance limiting street art sales

The ordinance limited art sales to two parts of The French Quarter.

Some Slidell residents under boil water advisory

Tammany Utilities said a water main broke Wednesday at the intersection of Alicia Court and Meadow Lake Drive West.

Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office facing wrongful death lawsuit

The attorneys for Narada Mealey’s family filed the lawsuit in federal court.

Extras wanted for upcoming TV series filming in New Orleans area

Central Casting Louisiana is hosting a casting call to find background extras for an upcoming TV series filming in the New Orleans area this fall and winter.

Some Raceland residents under boil water advisory

The Lafourche Parish Water District said a mainline leak forced the advisory.

Council budget committee reviewing revenue from traffic cameras

City council members said last month that red light cameras account for about $25 million of the city’s revenue.

St. Bernard Parish remembers 164 lives lost during Hurricane Katrina

St. Bernard Parish leaders hold a ceremony to honor the 164 lives lost during Hurricane Katrina 13 years ago.

Family of girl sent home over hair and Archdiocese meet

Video of Faith Fennidy being sent home from Christ The King went viral.

Visitation begins for NOPD officer killed in off-duty accident

Visitation is set for Thursday for Officer Ricardo Silva Junior.

Family of fatal hit-and-run victim facing suspect in court

Curtis Turner pleaded guilt to manslaughter this week.

  Memorials planned for 13th anniversary of Katrina

There will be several events to commemorate the lives lost.

'Real hero': Crowds brave Arizona heat to honor John McCain

Thousands of people paid their respects to U.S. Sen. John McCain on Wednesday, standing for hours in the broiling Arizona sun before filing past the flag-draped casket that his tearful wife, Cindy, lovingly pressed her face against

Soldiers return home after 9 months in Iraq

Families eagerly awaited the return of their family members who were in Iraq for nine months.

JP officials call for air quality monitors

Jefferson Parish officials are calling for permanent air quality monitors amid concerns of foul odors surrounding the landfill.

Convention Center leaders making case for new hotel

Leaders from the Convention Center are set to make their case for a proposed hotel on the river.

2 sought after shooting officer in Denver, report says

A massive manhunt is underway right now near Denver for two people police say shot an officer late last night, according to CNN.

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

Salaries for workers in the St. Tammany Parish Public School District could get a boost this year.

Woman's Instagram lands her in jail, report says

A woman's Instagram account landed her in jail, according to a report by our partners | The Times-Picayune.

Update expected on coyotes in Jefferson Parish

Jefferson parish residents concerned about coyotes in their neighborhoods can get an update Tuesday night at a scheduled meeting.

Chef John Folse: Fig cake

In the summer months, figs are plentiful in South Louisiana. Many households gather and preserve this fruit for later use. Fig preserves are used as a breakfast topping or even as an ingredient in desserts such as this cake.

Students at two LA colleges paying more for classes

Students at two of Louisiana's college systems will pay more for classes this year.

Neutral ground restrictions lifted due to flood watch

The City of New Orleans will allow  drivers to park their cars on the neutral ground until further notice due to a flash flood watch issued for Monday.

Hearing scheduled for LSU wide receiver accused of abusing girlfriend

A hearing will take place Monday for a Louisiana State University wide receiver accused of abusing his girlfriend.

Governor to discuss state's Medicaid expansion

The governor of Louisiana is expected to discuss the state's Medicaid expansion Monday.

Community remembers 15-year-old shot in Algiers

The community remembered a 15-year-old boy shot and killed 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

Workers at the animal shelter in Plaquemines Parish hope they will get fully functioning air conditioning Thursday.