Suspects identified in shooting death of MHP trooper

Three suspects were taken into custody overnight in connection with the shooting death of Lt. Troy Morris.

LIVE: Trump to hold Saturday news conference, day after suggesting executive action on coronavirus aid

Trump said Friday he may issue executive orders on home evictions, student loan debt and allowing states to repurpose COVID relief funding into their unemployment insurance programs.

Mid-American Conference cancels fall football due to virus

A person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press the university president’s voted to not play in the fall and consider a spring season.

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JPSO seeking person of interest in Metairie homicide

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating 32-year-old Kevin Watson, of Metairie.
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  Lebanon PM to introduce bill proposing early elections amid fury over massive blast

The blast claimed at least 154 lives, wounded more than 5,000 people and laid waste to the country’s largest port and nearby areas.

NOPD: Woman arrested behind shooting near Duncan Plaza

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NOPD: Man shot in the leg in New Orleans East shooting

  Family members wait as crews continue work to remove bodies from Hard Rock collapse

LDH reports an additional 1,500 new cases of COVID-19, 61 new deaths

Small plane crashes at Houma airport during landing

PROTECT YOUR MONEY: That IRS identification letter might not be a scam

Pedestrian struck and killed while crossing LA 20 in Thibodaux

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Remains of 9 killed in California Marine sinking recovered

The military has recovered the bodies of nine people killed when a Marine landing craft sank in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast.

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PROTECT YOUR MONEY: That IRS identification letter might not be a scam

Some people have been getting letters from the Internal Revenue Service asking for identification verification.

  FOX 8 DEFENDERS: Appliances strewn across lawn frustrate neighbors who say homeowner was previously cited

Washer and dryers strewn across the front of a house in the 4700 block of Viola Street frustrate neighbors.

51 parishes classified in ‘Red Zone’ in latest White House Coronavirus Task Force report

In a weekly report compiled by the White House Coronavirus Task Force, 51 parishes are being classified in a so-called ‘Red Zone’, suggesting further restrictions to help control the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

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Zurik: Former state senator sentenced to probation, ordered to repay $188,000 state loan

Zurik: Disciplinary Committee recommends suspension for former court clerk

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Mid-American Conference cancels fall football due to virus

Former LSU RB Derrius Guice released from Washington following arrest on domestic violence charges

Former LSU running back Derrius Guice has been released from the Washington Football Team after his arrest on domestic violence charges, the team reported Friday, August, 7.

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The latest stimulus package Congress is working on could ease some of the state's fiscal pain.
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Ex-Angels employee charged in overdose death of Tyler Skaggs

Federal prosecutors say a former Los Angeles Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year's overdose death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.

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Judge denies injunction to halt Gov. Edwards’ mandates forcing bar closures

  The number of hospitalized patients in the N.O. area begin to flatten

NOPD: One man dead after Central City stabbing

COAST IN CRISIS

  $130 million project aims to save Louisiana’s Maurepas Swamp

Without a drink of fresh water, scientists warn half the swamp will disappear.

  Louisiana officials complain National Parks bill ‘siphons money’ from Louisiana coast

Bi-partisan plan will sends hundreds of millions of dollars annual to America's parks and forests