JPSO: Investigating stabbing in Metairie

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing in Metairie that has injured two people.

  UK navy heard in audio trying to thwart Iran ship seizure

In an audio recording released by a maritime security risk firm, a British naval officer can be heard saying that the transit of a British-flagged vessel through the Strait of Hormuz must not be impaired under international law, just before it is seized by Iranian forces.

LSU moves up to the No. 1 recruiting class in the country for 2020 after landing 4-star TE Kole Taylor

With Taylor committed to the Tigers, 10 states and Washington D.C. represent the 2020 Tiger class


  Nicondra: More storms to come for Sunday

Report: Baton Rouge man charged with first-degree rape of 13-year-old

NOPD: Man has bike stolen while walking on Lafitte Greenway

  Zack: Sun & Storms This Weekend

JPSO: Man injured in Jefferson Hwy. shooting

One man is injured during a shooting early Saturday morning (July 20), according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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  Elderly man, woman dead after shooting at Delaware nursing home

A spokesperson for the nursing home says staff is “shocked and saddened by the isolated tragedy.”

  FOX 8 INVESTIGATION: New document that says Radium-226 still in Gert Town

Dogs evacuated due to Hurricane Barry now housed in a barn until homes can be found

Under Max Gruver Act, hazing now considered a felony

  NOPD releases video of brass band confrontation

  State investigates big fish kill at Myrtle Grove

St. Tammany Parish man convicted of killing 6-week-old son

  More rain expected next week

JPSO: Man posing as ride-sharing driver commits sexual battery

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  Heat, humidity keeps hold on Eastern US as weekend slogs on

Many in areas facing excessive heat this weekend have no air conditioning, and cities have opened cooling shelters.


  FOX 8 INVESTIGATION: New document that says Radium-226 still in Gert Town

A FOX 8 investigation uncovers new documents regarding the radioactive material found under a Gert Town street. One document says there is still Radium-226 and other contaminants in the ground. But, one state agency says a sweep of the neighborhood just yesterday found no issues.

  Cracking the Code: Senator’s bill looks to stop surprise medical bills

A bill in the U.S. Senate could help stop the surprise medical bills that cost Americans thousands each year.Senator Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, helped write the Stop Surprise Bills Act of 2019. A bill that has 27 co-sponsors, more than a quarter of the U.S. Senate.

  EXCLUSIVE: Gert Town residents possibly exposed to dangerous levels of radium, EPA memo shows

Gert Town residents faced exposure to high levels of radiation due to material lying underneath their street, according to an EPA memo uncovered by FOX 8.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Tips to remember when booking travel

FOX 8 Defenders: Plaquemines Parish crews fill two longtime nuisance pools

  NOPD: Car burglars targeting tint windows


LSU moves up to the No. 1 recruiting class in the country for 2020 after landing 4-star TE Kole Taylor

  LSU predicted to finish behind Bama in SEC West

Alabama has been predicted to defeat Georgia in the SEC Championship Game this year, at the conclusion of Media Days.


Coroner identifies shooting suspect killed by JPSO deputies

NOPD: Woman struck with metal pipe, robbed outside of French Quarter

NOPD: Two men shot near City Park Ave. and I-10

Man injured in New Orleans East shooting after attempted carjacking

Louisiana 'weeks’ away from medical marijuana rollout

Medical marijuana could finally be available for Louisiana’s sickest patients in “the next few weeks," according to grower, GB Sciences’, Vice President John Davis.
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Portman is Thor, Ali is Blade and more from Marvel’s Phase 4

Everything from "Black Widow," the "Doctor Strange" sequel, "Thor 4" to "Shang-Chi" to "The Eternals," is coming up for Marvel in 2020 and 2021.

  Some residents blame smart meters for high energy bills, Entergy responds

  La. Fishermen ‘Put a little pressure’ on feds for funds

New Beginnings gives up 2 charter schools in New Orleans

  Stormy cold front expected next week


  Millions of dump trucks worth of river sand build new land along Louisiana coast

Beneficial use of dredge material from the Mississippi River is creating new land in Louisiana's delta

  High Mississippi River brings unexpected crawfish population explosion

Fishermen are trapping mudbugs by the thousands in Mardi Gras Pass thanks to the high waters of the Mississippi River.