Man promised to turn self in if wanted poster got 15k ‘likes’ on Facebook

Police say they could have tracked the suspect down based on computer forensics, but it would have required resources usually used on more egregious cases.

  LSU baseball falls to Mississippi State in record-long game in SEC Tournament

In the longest game in SEC Tournament history, LSU could not stop Mississippi State from scoring in the bottom of the 17th inning and dropped to the loser's bracket.

TOP STORIES

Man suspected of killing ex-girlfriend on Bourbon St. expected in court

TONIGHT: Paul McCartney ‘Freshen Up’ tour rolls into New Orleans

Man missing in Mississippi River near Convent

  Zurik: State senator cuts check for use of sick time during legislative session

  FOX 8 Defenders: City works to address ‘tremendous problem’ of illegal dumping

311 complaints for illegal dumping stretch across the city. Residents are tired of finding piles of trash appearing in their neighborhood.
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Lawyers: Incapacitated woman who gave birth ‘repeatedly raped,’ may have previously been pregnant

Lawyers for the woman, who has been in long-term care since age 3, have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state of Arizona.

  New body contouring procedure offers surgical results without scars

  Residents concerned as City council to take up zoning change for Bywater housing complex

  Hotter temperatures likely over weekend

  Camille survivor almost 50 years later

Morganza Spillway likely to be opened for third time in history

  Pro-choice forces rally and block traffic in the CBD

  Family, friends gather to celebrate life of Bourbon St. waitress killed by ex-boyfriend

  Smoothie King Center to serve as evacuation hub

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‘Potentially hazardous asteroid’ with its own moon to pass by Earth this weekend

The flyby will be visible starting May 24 and last until May 27.

WE INVESTIGATE

  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

311 complaints for illegal dumping stretch across the city. Residents are tired of finding piles of trash appearing in their neighborhood.

  The Cost of Choice: Education board member says voucher system ‘working very well’ but needs improvement

A member of the eleven-person board overseeing educational policies in Louisiana said he supports the scholarship system and says it is ‘working very well’ despite findings to the contrary in our recent Cost of Choice investigation.

  Staff, parents protest early childhood grant pulled from school following ‘Cost of Choice’ reports

  CrimeTracker Report: The state of juvenile crime in New Orleans

  CrimeTracker Cold Case : Who killed Russell Teal?

SPORTS

  LSU baseball falls to Mississippi State in record-long game in SEC Tournament

Source: Saints sign OT Marshall Newhouse

Saints sign an offensive tackle

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  Dual investigations begin into allegations of payroll fraud in St. John School security

  Dolphin deaths in the Mississippi Sound this year now number 80

State Police arrest two men after brief chase in stolen vehicle

  Drew Brees talks about his future in the Black and Gold

Source: Saints sign OT Marshall Newhouse

Saints sign an offensive tackle
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Mnuchin says Harriet Tubman $20 bill design delayed past 2020

The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation's seventh president, with Tubman on the $20 bill had been made by Mnuchin's predecessor, former Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, who had served in the Obama administration.

Police breakup suspected drug trafficking organization based in Slidell

NFL owners clear way for decision on whether to refine new rule allowing replay challenges

  Water main break outside S&WB plant closes Claiborne Avenue

19-year-old killed in Biloxi crash

COAST IN CRISIS

  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.