NOPD: 1 dead in 7th Ward double shooting

As of Sunday night, a total of 15 people had been shot this weekend in the New Orleans area, according to NOPD and JPSO. Four victims were fatally wounded.

  Trump is first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor

President Donald Trump participates in a welcome ceremony with Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Japanese Empress Masako at the Imperial Palace, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Tokyo.

Baton Rouge named NCAA Regional host site

LSU will remain home for the NCAA Regional round, as Baton Rouge has been named a host site.


  Nicondra: Almost hot, muggy and patchy morning fog for Memorial Day

11-year-old arrested after 9-year-old brother killed in shooting

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

NOPD names suspect in N. Galvez St. homicide

Resident spots dead dolphins on Biloxi beach

Chasity Burnett said she was walking along the shoreline with her husband when she spotted three dead dolphins.
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  Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29

Crews were expected to arrive in El Reno to determine the severity of the damage to the town.

NOPD searching for person of interest in N. Galvez St. homicide

NOPD: Police investigating 2 shooting with total of 3 victims

  Gov. Edwards: Backwater relief plan ready in case Morganza Spillway opens

Juvenile bald eagle found on ground to be released Tuesday

$18.5 million worth of meth found in shipment of fresh carrots at border

  2 Krewes hope to bring tourism dollars to the city with summer parades

Mississippi rep accused of punching wife

Elderly woman rescued from Gretna house fire

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Bart Starr, 1960s Green Bay quarterback, dies at 85

The Packers announced Sunday that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014.


  Metairie mother goes after alleged car burglars after break-in

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Deputies say masked suspects burglarized four cars off of West Esplanade Avenue overnight. One of the, belonged to a woman who says she got into her car and drove off after the teens after finding one in her driveway.

  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

  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


Baton Rouge named NCAA Regional host site

LSU lands second offensive lineman for class of 2020

Marlon Martinez attends St. Thomas Aquinas in Fort Lauderdale


  Nicondra: Sunny and hot through Memorial Day

NOPD: Man shot and killed in St. Roch

1 dead, 2 injured after shooting at graduation party in Port Gibson

Gov. Edwards requests federal assistance amid ongoing river flooding concerns

Sheriff’s office investigating homicide in Metairie

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in Metairie.
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Torrential rain doesn’t stop sentinels from placing flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

A soldier from the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment continued to place flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during severe weather on Wednesday.

NOPD finds man shot to death on A.P. Tureaud Ave.

  Metairie mother goes after alleged car burglars after break-in

  Parishes preparing for flooding with possible Morganza spillway opening

  Two students accused of raping woman on campus make court appearance


  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.