Matthew Naquin sentenced for hazing death of LSU fraternity pledge Max Gruver

Matthew Naquin, the former LSU student found guilty of negligent homicide in the 2017 hazing death of fraternity pledge Max Gruver, was sentenced to five years in prison on Nov. 20.

  LIVE: Witness: Worked with Giuliani at Trump’s ‘express direction’

The envoy is likely to face tough questions from lawmakers of both parties about Trump's July 25 call to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

LSU offensive line named semifinalist for Joe Moore Award

The LSU offensive line, which has helped pave the way for the Tigers’ historic record-setting offense, has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the Joe Moore Award.


OMV locations to remain closed Wednesday following ransomware attack

  NOPD reported lumber theft in four construction sites over two-month period

  Suspected juveniles rob professional violinist’s car with instrument, equipment still inside

  Jefferson Parish police officer crashed during car pursuit; subject still on the loose

  Heart of Louisiana: A Creole Fiddler story

He’s considered a Louisiana musical treasure, a fiddler from Opelousas who some are calling the last of the creole fiddlers. He learned to play at creole house dances and he can still scratch out an old song on his violin.
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  Victim’s daughter calls 911 to ‘order a pizza’ to signal domestic violence

The victim's daughter said she used this tactic to keep the person who was hitting her mom in the dark that she was calling for help. That way, he wouldn't run away before police got there.

  Mobile crane moves in to remove precarious crane at Hard Rock

  Government finance agency may move hundred of jobs from New Orleans to the Northshore

  Nicondra: Warm through the end of the week

NOPD: Man reported missing from Treme facility

NOPD: Man shot in eastern New Orleans neighborhood

New crane in place at Hard Rock site to secure remaining crane over Canal Street

Two Slidell residents arrested for manufacturing counterfeit money

UPDATE: Office of Motor Vehicle locations will not open Wednesday morning

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  Dog crushed by heavy package FedEx driver threw over fence, family says

FedEx says it is investigating the incident and, based on the outcome, will take “appropriate action.”


  FOX 8 Defenders: Dozens of old tires found spilling onto residential street

Wondering how much longer they'll have to endure what they call a health and sanitation hazard, a group of neighbors turned to the FOX 8 Defenders for help.

  Man knocked unconscious in random paintball attack

An Uptown man is recovering after someone shot him with a paintball gun while he walked home.

  ‘She didn’t deserve this:’ Mother seeks justice after daughter found fatally shot in car

Family members search for answers after 22-year-old Tyshika Lawrence was found fatally shot in her car Wednesday night.

  Zurik: JP Councilmember charges taxpayers for thousands in out-of-state travel

  FOX 8 DEFENDERS: City hasn’t enforced its own rules on emergency swimming pool

State Sen. Wesley Bishop on paid leave from SUNO following federal charge


LSU offensive line named semifinalist for Joe Moore Award


The LSU men’s basketball team is looking to make it two consecutive wins when the Tigers play host to the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) in the PMAC at 6 p.m. Tuesday.


NOPD: Female shot in Desire neighborhood

  Ransomware attack that crippled state computer systems lingers into second day

  Louisiana reports first vape-related death

1 man shot and injured outside New Orleans East Walmart

A look inside the Bridge City Center for Youth detention center

Last year, the State Legislative Auditor claimed violence inside Bridge City escalated 121 percent over a 5-year period.
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  Tom Hanks finds out he’s related to Mr. Rogers

Hanks is portraying Rogers in the upcoming film, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” He said he didn’t know they were related when he took the role.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Dozens of old tires found spilling onto residential street

325 pounds of marijuana found in Jefferson Parish drug bust

  Nicondra: Warm and dry week ahead, but there is another front on the horizon

325 pounds of marijuana found in Jefferson Parish drug bust


  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.