Cantrell doubles down, responds to criticism against bond and tax propositions

November 16th, New Orleans residents will vote on three different propositions, all that would allow the city to use those dollars to improve local infrastructure.

Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been admitted to Emory University Hospital for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls.

4-star DT Jacobian Guillory commits to LSU over Alabama

The day after LSU beat Alabama in Tuscaloosa, the Tigers received the commitment of a four-star defensive tackle.

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Man shot to death in Harvey

Nicondra: Major cold front takes over tonight

Student charged with terrorizing at East St. John High School

  New airport terminal lines die down after busy holiday weekend

After several days of reported problems, travelers at the new MSY terminal were greeted by moderate to long lines at TSA today.
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  California man detained, ticketed for eating sandwich on train platform

The treatment of a man cited for eating on a Bay Area Rapid Transit platform inspired a defiant lunchtime eat-in on the platform inside the Embarcardero BART station.

NOPD: Woman sought for stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from hotel room

FOX 8 Exclusive Gubernatorial Runoff Poll

Free flu shot clinics across Louisiana scheduled during November

  Temperatures to plunge as Arctic air dives south

After Further Review: Five takes from Saints loss to Falcons

  State sees another high turnout as early voting for run-offs end

  Lakeview residents wake up to find windows of multiple vehicles smashed out

  Saints fans react to disappointing loss against Falcons

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  Arlington National Cemetery running out of room for veterans’ burials

For more than 150 years, these hallowed grounds have recorded the history of America’s veterans. But time is catching up.

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  Zurik: Claims made by Field of Dreams Board refuted by NFL, School Board

Board members of the 9th Ward Field of Dreams tried to explain to alumni how nearly a million dollars was spent by the group with no field to show for it. However, the claims made by the board don’t line up with responses by the National Football League and Orleans Parish School Board.

  State Senator Wesley Bishop charged with making a false statement to federal agency

State Senator Wesley Bishop has been charged by federal authorities for making a false statement to a federal agency.According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Bishop made a false statement to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

  Crime Tracker Cold Case: Who killed 19-year-old Vanessa Bodden?

19-year-old Vanessa Bodden vanished in December of 1989. She’d been missing for about three weeks when someone found her mutilated body inside an abandoned New Orleans building.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Relief headed to congested Jefferson neighborhood

  Alumni gather seeking answers from Field of Dreams Board, leave with few answers

Transaction History for 9th Ward Field of Dreams

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4-star DT Jacobian Guillory commits to LSU over Alabama

Joe Burrow named Walter Camp National Player of the Week

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Tigers’ 46-41 victory over Alabama.

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State Police: Impaired driver killed in Assumption crash

The crash killed 65-year-old Gary Hebert of Paincourtville
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Pot use up, cigarette use down in young adults

Researchers looked at data from 2002 to 2016 and found marijuana use increased by nearly 8% among 18- to 22-year-olds in college.

Missing 14-year-old last seen in New Orleans East

Saints getting healthier, only Patrick Robinson listed as questionable for Falcons matchup

Zack: Sunny skies continue; Arctic cold on the way

  LSU fans go wild after thrilling win against Alabama

COAST IN CRISIS

  BP spill fines pay for the restoration of Queen Bess Island, a vital pelican nesting site

Queen Bess Island, an import brown pelican nesting site, is undergoing a $10 million renovation

Sen. Wicker calls for comprehensive study of Lower Mississippi River flood controls

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker wants the federal government to have a better plan the next time waters rise in the Mississippi River.

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