Study: Drinking tap water may pose risk for cancer

You might want to think twice about filling your glass from the sink because a new report indicates there may be cancer-causing products in tap water.

  Tulane wins last-second thriller over Houston, 38-31

The Green Wave erased a 21-point first half deficit to beat the Houston Cougars on national television.

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Zack: A Weak Front Arrives For The Weekend

Recall: Peanut butter cookies sold at Winn-Dixie

VIDEO: Man smashes through vehicle window, burglarizes car

Walmart hiring 140 for Hammond distribution center; starting pay at $17 an hour

DA indicts woman for murder in New Orleans East

A woman accused of killing another woman in an attack in New Orleans East has been indicted for murder, according to the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office.
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  Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped

The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas, left at least two people dead and forced rescue crews with boats to scramble to reach stranded drivers and families.

  With or without Brees, Saints expectation is still the Super Bowl according to Alvin Kamara

Payton: Noise will be factor for rookie center, starting QB in Seattle game

La. ranks second in nation for violence against women, according to report

Prosecutors create sex and labor trafficking unit in New Orleans

NOPD: Liberty Bank branch robbed by suspect posing as service worker

ROAD CLOSURES: I-10 shut down between Winnie and Beaumont

Candidates ready for first Louisiana Governor’s race debate

  S&WB officials say lack off funding is slowing cleanup of underground drainage canals

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1 dead, 8 injured in pair of Washington DC shootings

Nine people were shot Thursday night in two separate incidents in the nation’s capital, one of whom died.

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  FOX 8 DEFENDERS: From flooding to poor lighting, church volunteers frustrated

From repeated street flooding to poor lighting, some church volunteers are growing frustrated. They're concerned those issues will have an impact on their place of worship.

  Zurik: Formal charges filed against former court clerk following FOX 8 Investigation

The Office of Disciplinary Counsel with the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board filed formal charges against Timothy David Ray for three possible violations of the Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct, a set of rules that govern how attorneys should practice.

Zurik: Subpoena shows focus of federal investigation into retiring-State Sen. Wesley Bishop

A subpoena obtained by FOX 8 shows the focus of a federal corruption investigation into State Senator Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans, and his payroll records during his primary job as Vice-Chancellor at Southern University at New Orleans.

  Zurik: State Senator Wesley Bishop under federal investigation

SPORTS

  Tulane wins last-second thriller over Houston, 38-31

  After back-to-back shutouts of opponents, Brother Martin enters the Big 8 rankings

Brother Martin visits QB T.J. Finley and Ponchatoula in our FOX 8 Football Friday “Game of the Week"

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  Thousands of Kenner residents with abnormally high water bills due to estimated readings

  Proposal to raise Mandeville lakefront seawall met with mixed reactions

Drew Brees out of surgery; posts a ‘thumbs up’ on social media

  Proposed constitutional amendment could help New Orleans increase affordable housing

  Whale beached along the Mississippi Gulf Coast is out of critical condition

A melon-headed whale is on the road to recovery after beaching itself on the Mississippi Gulf Coast last week, offering a rare opportunity for scientists studying marine mammal deaths.
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US military to present several options to Trump on Iran

The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to President Donald Trump on Friday as he considers how to respond to what administration officials say was an unprecedented Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry.

  Saints fans hope for best as Brees undergoes surgery

Thibodaux man arrested with a half pound of cocaine

Girl reported missing from eastern New Orleans

Drew Brees heads into thumb surgery with Brittany by his side

COAST IN CRISIS

  A high stakes water fight waging over Louisiana’s most expensive coastal projects

The Bonnet Carre Spillway opening has fueled debate over proposed sediment diversions in Louisiana

  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