Police find man driving with human torso in car in Tenn.

Officers discovered the torso after the suspect fled a traffic stop on the highway but crashed his car nearby.

Pelicans commit to Alvin Gentry through 2020-21 season

The Pelicans will keep Alvin Gentry through the 2020-21 season.

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Two shot in separate Metairie shootings

FATHER’S DAY FIGHT: Head of La. State Troopers Assoc. arrested after allegedly firing shot at daughter’s boyfriend

Loved ones hold vigil for pastor killed in Westbank crash

  Severe bug swarming reported on Causeway Bridge

  Police: Mother of teen killed in rollover crash could face criminal charges

Investigators believe the driver was impaired when she flipped her vehicle in Hammond Sunday night (June 17), leaving her young daughter and niece critically injured and her 15-year-old son dead. None of the children were properly restrained.
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  Baby bitten by 5-foot-long snake while playing in Mass. kitchen

The snake mostly likely entered the home through the garage then worked its way to the kitchen through the piping, according to animal control.

Entergy outages leave thousands without power in Jefferson Parish

  3 good Samaritans killed on West Bank Expressway, including a local pastor

Louisiana stuck at No. 49 in ‘Kids Count’ ranking

Jefferson Parish announces Carnival changes

No more veggie bacon? Louisiana governor signs labeling bill

Abita announces Strawberry Lager now available year-round

Storms decrease this week. Heat builds.

Former Smith Co. deputy sheriff arrested for sexual contact with inmate

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  Teen credits Bible, phone tracking app with saving her life after car crash into N.C. ravine

The 17-year-old’s car hydroplaned and flipped into a ravine, but her family was able to find her using a smartphone tracking app.

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  Air of Uncertainty: Louisiana AG clears way for federal lawsuit against Denka-Dupont plant

For years the Denka-Dupont rubber plant has been criticized because of its levels of chloroprene emissions. The EPA has labeled chloroprene as a likely carcinogen.

  NOPD data shows decrease in crime as new juvenile crime initiatives go into effect

Over a one week period, NOPD data shows overall crime across New Orleans went down 17 percent.

  Report: Drug maker files for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties

According to the Washington Post, it’s the first time a drug maker has turned to bankruptcy court to contend with its legal expenses.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Man reaches out after falling into uncovered storm drain

  Thieves smash several car windows in New Orleans East

  FOX 8 Defenders: Jefferson Parish declares bee-infested home a nuisance

SPORTS

Pelicans commit to Alvin Gentry through 2020-21 season

Report: Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for three players, three first-round picks

The Pelicans have traded Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Woman accused of Plaquemines Parish violent home invasion arrested

La. Gov. Edwards requests federal fisheries disaster declaration

  Police: 3 pedestrians, including pastor, killed by impaired driver in Jefferson Parish

Operation Broken Heart: 19 arrested in Mississippi for sex crimes against children

  Nicondra: Spotty Storms Continue Through Afternoon

Expect most locations to get a shower or two before the end of the day with plenty of moisture available. An upper level disturbance will keep rain chances high.
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  Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors rally in Toronto

Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage.

  Sucré closes down after 13 years in New Orleans

15-year-old killed, two juveniles critical in North Shore crash

Police seeking man suspected of aggravated assault on officer

  NOPD officer shot Uptown, 2 suspects in custody

COAST IN CRISIS

Near-record ‘dead zone’ predicted in Gulf of Mexico

Scientists are predicting a near-record Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” - an area where the water holds too little oxygen to sustain marine life.

  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.