Plaquemines Parish residents worry about levee seeps

As the Army Corps of Engineers considers opening the Morganza Spillway due to high river conditions, Plaquemines Parish residents worry about a number of seepage points near waterlogged levees.

US judge temporarily blocks Mississippi 6-week abortion ban

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an order to stop the law from taking effect July 1.

Celebrated St. Augustine coach Otis Washington dies at 80

"Coach Wash" led the Purple Knights to three state championships and numerous winning seasons.

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Coast Guard suspends search for man in Mississippi River near Convent

Celebrated St. Augustine coach Otis Washington dies at 80

Livingston Parish deputies escorting Special Olympics torch run injured in crash

Crews add decks on Causeway Bridge ahead of safety bay installation

ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ala. near-total abortion ban

The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law banning nearly all abortions across the state.
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  Trump expands Barr power over classified Russia probe info

President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.

Baton Rouge man arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting woman during massage appointment

NOPD: 3 Teens arrested in Gert Town carjacking

State trooper struck by suspected drunk driver in construction zone

15 years for 2 New Orleans-area bank robberies

After Further Review: Five takes from Saints OTA #3

  Proposal to fund Harahan Fire Department killed by city council

  Family upset over NOPD shooting of mentally ill man

One man dead after deputy-involved shooting in Pearl River County

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  Rolling Thunder will ride through Washington DC for the last time Memorial Day weekend

The president of Rolling Thunder, Inc. says it comes down to money, and how much the Pentagon is charging.

WE INVESTIGATE

  Youth Empowerment Project no longer involved in city’s Evening Reporting Center

With a juvenile crime problem escalating across New Orleans, Mayor Latoya Cantrell said one way to effectively stop it would be to create Evening Reporting Centers.

  Zurik: State senator cuts check for use of sick time during legislative session

A state senator has cut a check for discrepancies raised in a FOX 8 Investigation into his pay during a recent legislative session.

  FOX 8 Defenders: City works to address ‘tremendous problem’ of illegal dumping

311 complaints for illegal dumping stretch across the city. Residents are tired of finding piles of trash appearing in their neighborhood.

  The Cost of Choice: Education board member says voucher system ‘working very well’ but needs improvement

  Staff, parents protest early childhood grant pulled from school following ‘Cost of Choice’ reports

  CrimeTracker Report: The state of juvenile crime in New Orleans

SPORTS

Celebrated St. Augustine coach Otis Washington dies at 80

  Nick Easton is ready for one of the Saints biggest positional battles

Nick Easton was signed this offseason away from the Vikings

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Motorcyclist killed in Pearl River crash

  City council approves zoning change for Bywater affordable housing complex

NOPD investigating Seventh Ward shooting

Homes turn into islands in lower St. Martin Parish due to record-breaking flooding

  Youth Empowerment Project no longer involved in city’s Evening Reporting Center

With a juvenile crime problem escalating across New Orleans, Mayor Latoya Cantrell said one way to effectively stop it would be to create Evening Reporting Centers.
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  ‘Where are my three children?’ says mother after plane crashes into home

Jemillah Foster said her children were not injured in the crash. She found her young son 10 feet from the plane. The plane’s occupants were transported to the hospital.

BILL WATCH 2019: What’s what during the 2019 Louisiana Legislative Regular Session

  Woman arrested in Jefferson Parish for fatal shooting of Danish tourist

LDAF commissioner urges farmers to prepare for effects of potential Morganza Spillway opening

  Summer doldrums already here

COAST IN CRISIS

  Recovery continues 9 years after Deepwater Horizon disaster

Nine years have passed since the BP oil spill claimed 11 lives and caused an ecological nightmare.

New Orleans sues oil, gas firms over coastal erosion

The City of New Orleans is suing several oil and gas companies over coastal erosion.