A tropical wave is moving from the Caribbean into the Gulf of Mexico. The circulation is over land right now, but it is worth watching as it pushes west. It is not likely anything will develop untilmore>>
Dolly has developed in the southern Gulf of Mexico, but not a threat to the northern Gulf coast.more>>
Event planners seem to no longer be wary of booking in New Orleans during the height of hurricane season. more>>
Event planners seem to no longer be wary of booking in New Orleans during the height of hurricane season. The traditionally slow months are transforming with the return of some big-name conventions. more>>
Labor Day is the official end of the summer season, and it's been known as the last day to wear white.more>>
Labor Day is the official end of the summer season, and it's been known as a stopping point for wearing white.more>>
FOX 8 received this news release from the New Orleans Police Dept. Thursday night:
Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of an unidentified male.
The victim was found just before 6pm near railroad tracks at the intersection
of Prentiss and Providence Place. The name of the victim is being
withheld pending notification of family members.
concerned citizen in the area thought he heard the sound of fireworks. The
citizen discovered the victim lying face down moments later. The citizens alerted
off duty NOPD Officer Melvin Hunter who lives nearby. Officer Hunter arrived on
the scene and found the unresponsive victim to be suffering from multiple
gunshot wounds. The victim was shot several times and was pronounced dead on
are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify
the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.
Detective Matthew Morrison is in charge of the investigation.
with information that can help solve these crimes are asked to call
CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive
a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the information leading to the arrest and
indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your
name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous
tip online to Crimestoppers
Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:07:52 GMT
Labor Day weekend has a special significance for alligator hunters in Mississippi. A few days into the start of this year's hunting season, a record-setting 756-pound gator was caught by Robert Mahaffeymore>>
Labor Day weekend has a special significance for alligator hunters in Mississippi. A few days into the start of this year's hunting season, a record-setting 756-pound gator was caught by Robert Mahaffey of Brandon in the first weekend of the season.more>>
For some, it may be hard to believe that nine years have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall and left major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi. Most people will never forget where theymore>>
Friday marks nine years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, causing major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi.more>>
Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.more>>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.more>>