Woman killed after being struck by NYX float

The accident happened around 8 p.m. on Feb. 19 near the intersection of Magazine Street and Valence Street.

  2 firefighters killed after teens allegedly set fire to Calif. library

More than 50 city, county and state firefighters battled the blaze at the California public library for hours.

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Woman injured in shooting on I-10 in New Orleans East

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  Zurik: Past chancellors remain on SUNO payroll as college makes cuts amidst financial crisis

  Working towards a more ecofriendly Carnival

$642 million in tax dollars were misused or missed out on in 2019, Louisiana legislative auditor says

Louisiana state and local governments wasted or missed out on a combined $642 million in 2019, according to the state legislative auditor’s year-end report released the week of Feb. 17.
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  Mother accused of sex trafficking 15-year-old daughter to wealthy yacht owner

The mother’s case is being turned over to federal authorities while she remains in jail, accused of prostituting her 15-year-old daughter.

East Jefferson Hospital votes to sell to LCMC

TBI issues Amber Alert for east Tennessee infant last seen in December

  Dong Phuong Bakery, City Park targeted in latest vehicle burglaries

  Rainy start to Thursday

  Coronavirus impacts products from China

  Jackson Square artists believe carts were stolen following disagreements with a street performer

Man injured in New Orleans East shooting

  Judge sentences 3 girls to “juvenile life” for carjacking

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  Bloomberg, Sanders attacked by rivals at Democrats’ Nevada debate

Sanders is the only Democratic candidate who thinks the candidate with the most delegates should win the party’s presidential nomination even if he or she doesn’t have a majority. It sets up a clash should the primary season end without a clear winner.

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  Zurik: Third city inspector likely did not visit Hard Rock site when he signed off on work

A third inspector likely did not visit the Hard Rock Hotel construction site despite signing off on work at the site, according to FOX 8′s ongoing analysis of GPS data from the City of New Orleans.

  Zurik: Past chancellors remain on SUNO payroll as college makes cuts amidst financial crisis

A New Orleans university continues to be plagued by a financial crisis they say is due to declining enrollment and cuts from state funding. But FOX 8 News found past chancellors are able to stay on the payroll at the institution and collect paychecks higher than what is stated in their contracts.

  Dong Phuong Bakery, City Park targeted in latest vehicle burglaries

Thieves targeted several vehicles at Dong Phuong Bakery. Meanwhile, a woman says burglaries tried to run over her after she busted them in City Park.

  Zurik: City inspector signed off on Hard Rock Hotel work without proper certification

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  LSU comes up just short against No. 10 Kentucky

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  “He got some more left in him”: Saints fans react to news of Drew Brees’ return next season

Fans think Brees will be hungrier than ever this upcoming season for his next Super Bowl ring.

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S&WB says explosion caused by Entergy vault

The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans said Wednesday it had new results from an investigation into the cause of an electrical vault explosion.
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  Man breaks Galaga world record in his kitchen

An Iowa man is making a name for himself in competitive video gaming.

Man arrested after dragging officer with vehicle in parking lot of Laplace Walmart

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Raceland man arrested in connection to shooting, attempted murder

COAST IN CRISIS

  Louisiana expects to build more coastline in 2020 than it loses

The state of Louisiana projects it will build more land in 2020 than is lost to erosion and subsidence

  State of Louisiana touts coastal restoration projects to take pressure off the Bonnet Carre Spillway

The state of Louisiana believes two proposed river diversions could be used as flood protection