Third US vaccine could raise question: Which shots are best?

If cleared for emergency use, the J&J vaccine would offer a one-dose option that could help speed vaccinations, tamp down a pandemic that has killed more than 500,000 people in the U.S. and stay ahead of a mutating virus.

Bruce: A Warm And Mostly Dry Weekend-Morning Fog Returns

The morning fog has burned off as we will see a mix of sun and clouds that will allow temperatures to soar to near 80 degrees

TOP STORIES

  Consistent car break-ins have New Orleans couple desperate for solution

  Former NOPD officer accused of sexual assault and rape of 14-year-old girl

NOPD: Two injured in Franklin Ave. shooting

  Crime victim’s family concerned about DA Williams’ new juvenile crime policies

  COVID-19 vaccine makers race to outpace variants of the virus

Public health experts say it is imperative to get vaccinated as new coronavirus variants emerge.
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  Democrats near relief bill OK by House, ponder wage plan rescue

A virtual party-line House vote was expected on the COVID-19 relief measure, which embodies President Joe Biden’s push to flush cash to individuals, businesses, states and cities.

  From Lee Circle to Tulane Ave., mixed reviews on 37 proposed name changes now headed to City Council

  Gov. Edwards provides update on state’s response to winter storms and coronavirus

  Report: Saints one of four teams Russell Wilson would consider trade to

Louisiana’s weather-related death toll rises to 6

Walmart hosting community vaccine event in New Orleans

37 New Orleans streets, parks up for renaming

  One year ago; Mardi Gras 2020

  Second round of PPP now available for small businesses

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Nose piercing leads to liver transplant for woman in New York

What started as a beauty statement ended up in a serious infection, And an organ transplant was needed to save her life.

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  CRIMETACKER: Juvenile offenders

Kids are getting arrested across New Orleans for car break-ins, carjacking, and even murder.

  Zurik: Councilmember’s use of security detail included personal errands

The use of a city-owned vehicle is supposed to be for city services. But FOX 8 has found that a New Orleans city council member has been using her city-issued vehicle and provided security detail to run personal errands.

  Zurik: Some members of City Council security are not eligible to perform security tasks

Members of the New Orleans City Council receive a unique perk, use of a city-owned vehicle and a security specialist contracted from the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office. A FOX 8 Investigation found two of those security specialists are not allowed to perform security functions.

  JPSO: Juvenile tries to burglarize a vehicle as a detective sat inside

  Zurik: Forged signature raises questions about test for sexually transmitted diseases

SPORTS

Southern Jaguars prepare for SWAC season opener against Alabama State

LSU moves to No. 2 in 2022 football recruiting rankings

The LSU 2022 recruiting class currently sits at 10 commits

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  Clergy sex abuse survivors and whistleblower priests join together for healing and worship

  More fans allowed inside Smoothie King Center as COVID positivity rate drops

  Energy companies blasted for performance during winter storm

  Sen. Cassidy: “I am such at peace with that vote”

  New Orleans Juvenile Court Division Chief announced

Orleans District Attorney Jason Williams announced his new Juvenile Division Chief as well as his plan moving forward on how to handle juvenile offenders.
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  Tiger Woods transferred to LA hospital after surgery

Tiger Woods has been moved to another Los Angeles hospital after undergoing surgery to his right leg after being badly injured in a car crash.

  S&WB director says power generation remains ‘fragile’, but claims progress

REPORT: Investigative probe reveals Les Miles offered secret settlement to LSU student

LDWF hosting public meeting via Zoom Feb. 24 on proposed changes to hunting seasons, WMA rules and regulations

Man arrested after decomposing body found in burned trailer in Natchitoches

COAST IN CRISIS

  Signs of hope along Louisiana’s coast despite damaging 2020 hurricane season

The coastline was steadily retreating before the back-to-back Hurricanes Laura and Delta of 2020

  A $16 million home renovation gives new life to Louisiana’s Rabbit Island

Settlement money from the 2010 BP oil spill funded the island restoration.