BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating a former employee of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center on felony theft charges. Police says the former center's director of facilities allegedlymore>>
Baton Rouge police are investigating a former employee of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center on felony theft charges.more>>
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in Marrero. The incident happened around 6:45 a.m. Thursday in the 6600 block of 14th Street. Officers arriving on the scenemore>>
Police have identified the victim in Thursday's deadly shooting in Marrero. Police say Terry Holden, 47, was shot and killed Thursday morning.more>>
FOX 8 received this news release from the City of New Orleans Friday night:
NEW ORLEANS, LA–Today, the City of New Orleans asked the public's cooperation to minimize Mardi Gras-related trash and debris in construction areas along portions of South Claiborne Avenue and Napoleon Avenue, where federally funded drainage projects are underway. The City is asking parade-goers to avoid lining up along these construction areas, and is asking parade participants to avoid throwing beads and other items in these areas.
The affected areas are South Claiborne from Monticello Avenue (near the parish line) to Lowerline Street, where construction is taking place as part of the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Damage Reduction Project (SELA), and Napoleon from South Claiborne to Carondelet Street, another SELA project.
Portions of these streets serve as a staging area for several parades, and some spectators traditionally line up in these areas in hopes of catching early beads and throws. However, effectively clearing these construction areas of parade debris will pose a challenge for the Department of Sanitation as well as project contractors.
City officials are asking all participants in parades to only throw beads and other items along their official parade route, as permitted by NOPD.
The public is asked to avoid construction areas, which may present a safety risk due to equipment and ground conditions from recent and expected rains.
Investigators say an Algiers man shot and killed a masked robber who held him and his wife at gunpoint. The incident happened just before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 1800 block of West Homestead Drive. Policemore>>
Investigators say an Algiers man shot and killed a masked gunman who attempted to rob him and his wife at their home.more>>
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The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on bymore>>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.more>>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andmore>>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.more>>
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