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Feedback welcomed on Elmer’s Island airport proposal

Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Jack Montoucet signed an agreement in August to begin planning construction.

Legal community gathers for annual Red Mass

Missing Port Allen woman found safe

Budget committee reviews cost of ridding traffic cameras

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

Judge asks attorney for redraft of lawsuit against former Zulu president

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

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LA abortion clinic wants state to throw out 2015 regulations

Council committee reviewing city’s budget

Six coastal parishes receive flood protection funding

New S&WB Director attends first task force meeting

NOPD searching for missing teen

Annual Poydras Tower stair climb remembers 9/11 responders

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.

FOX 8 Morning Edition at 9 a.m. premieres

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

Extras wanted for upcoming TV series filming in New Orleans area

Some Raceland residents under boil water advisory

Visitation begins for NOPD officer killed in off-duty accident

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

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

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.

Buildings in Downtown Houma vandalized

The Houma Police Department is currently investigating damage tto various downtown buildings.

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

A $40 million rail improvement project on the Causeway is on hold. According to our partners at | The Times-Picayune, bridge officials are considering a request to use fiberglass and plastic rails.

JP council schedules meeting to discuss foul odors

Jefferson Parish Council members will discuss foul odors coming from the landfill Friday.

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

Louisiana officials have blocked two of the nation's largest banks from involvement in a $600 million road financing plan because they have policies restricting gun sales by their commercial customers.

  Explore the world of Robert Aquarius art

There's a good chance you've seen some work in the French Quarter or on a column on the I-10 overpass.  he ...

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.