Nicondra: Sunny and nice for the weekend, but storms return for the work week

High temperatures remained in the low 80s for Saturday with plenty of sunshine. Sunday will start out rather nicely in the low to mid 60s. Expect humidity to increase during the day with highs in the mid 80s.

TOP STORIES

More than 1,600 bridges in “poor” condition in Louisiana, DOTD Secretary says more funding needed to keep up with repairs

Gov. Edwards revises Louisiana’s mask guidance: Fully vaccinated people no longer need masks indoors in most cases

  Hard hat from Seacor Power found on Texas coast 600 miles from vessel

Mississippi River traffic resumes after I-40 bridge closure for fractured beam

  77-year-old killed in hit-and-run crash in Jeff. Parish; suspect arrested

Police say the driver suspected of killing a man fled on foot and entered another vehicle.
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Granholm: Normal service at gas pump likely by late Sunday

The shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline has caused shortages at the pumps throughout the South and emptied stations in the Washington, D.C., area.

Boil water advisory lifted for parts of New Orleans

  PTSD problems persist as new Tulane program offers hope

  FOX 8 Defenders: JP small business owner shares consumer warning after disturbing phone call

  NOPD Chief Ferguson discusses recent crime

Finally a dry stretch of weather

  One-on-One: Surgeon General discusses adolescents getting COVID vaccine shots; efforts to get more Americans vaccinated

  ‘We’re constantly trying to move vehicles around and optimize them,’ 22 of N.O. EMS 40 fleet operational

  Guest found storing gas cans in hotel room in Covington

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  States, business sort out what new CDC mask guidance means

There is no easy way to determine who has been vaccinated and who hasn’t. The new CDC guidelines essentially leave it up to people to do the right thing.

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  FOX 8 Defenders: JP small business owner shares consumer warning after disturbing phone call

A Jefferson Parish small business owner shares details of a disturbing phone call that escalated into a threat to one of her young employees. She's turned to the FOX 8 Defenders to spread an important consumer warning.

Zurik: Was maintenance sacrificed in Entergy’s record-profit year?

Before the state approves any measures to finance storm restoration from last year's hurricane season, Entergy customers and a watchdog group want the state’s largest power provider to answer more questions about cost-saving moves and record profits in 2020.

  CRIMETRACKER: Women often become victims of carjackings and car theft

Carjackings, car thefts and burglaries are unfolding in the middle of the day, sometimes at the pump. Other times, leaving a store or at your front door.

  French Quarter roadwork impacts nearby businesses

  7 teens charged after crashing stolen truck, neighbors, MCC frustrated

  In 24 hours, NOPD investigates multiple homicide and shooting scenes

SPORTS

Medina Spirit cleared to run, Preakness back to semi-normal

Schools starting to separate themselves in the recruitment of TJ Finley

The LSU QB entered the NCAA transfer portal last week

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NOPD, Mayor Cantrell to address recent violent crime arrests

Sen. Kennedy calls for congressional hearings on capsizing of SEACOR Power

  Man named Millionaire Route wanted in gas station shooting

  Teens killed in double shooting identified

  Teen allegedly stole car with infant and woman inside, police say

The suspect allegedly dropped the infant off at a construction site.
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  In devotion to Trump, House GOP taps Stefanik for a top post

Stefanik, R-N.Y., a moderate turned Trump loyalist who’s given voice to many of his false claims about election fraud, was elected as expected to the No. 3 post that Cheney, R-Wyo., held for over two years.

  Gov. Edwards testifies before U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources on Louisiana’s oil & gas industries

Saints 2021 regular season schedule features five games in primetime, see full list here

LSP: Missing Basile child found safe and unharmed

Gov. Edwards heads to nation’s capital to testify on offshore oil and gas exploration, climate change

COAST IN CRISIS

  One tree at a time, volunteers and activists grow a new forest of Louisiana cypress trees

Young trees may already provide a degree of hurricane protection

One determined brown pelican makes a 700-mile trip home Louisiana

A brown pelican injured during the BP oil spill found its way from Georgia home to Louisiana