Zack: More storms likely for the 4th of July

Rain coverage remains high for the 4th of July holiday with a 60-70% coverage expected today.

As much of U.S. dials back July 4 plans, Trump goes big

While public health officials are urging Americans to hold more muted Independence Day celebrations amid a spike of coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump is going big for what he is promising will be a “special evening” in the nation’s capital.

Ranking the Saints: #11 Emmanuel Sanders

Ranking the Saints: #11 Emmanuel Sanders

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  St. Charles Parish kicks off the 4th of July weekend with fireworks

  Nicondra: Heavy Down Pours Likely Through the Holiday Weekend

  Gas prices inch up as people take to the road for the 4th of July holiday

Krewe of Cleopatra captain and founder, Dolores “Tuttie” Kepner, dies at age 89

  State and local health leaders worry about the spread of COVID-19 during holiday weekend

While it’s a tradition to gather and celebrate the 4th of July, health leaders are asking people to take precautions.
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  English pubs reopen but little normal elsewhere in the world

More than 11 million people around the world are known to have been infected since the pandemic began, 2.7 million of those in the U.S., according to the Johns Hopkins data. With shortages of testing materials, the real number of cases is unknown.

  Social distancing guidelines lead to new hobbies

  NOPD: One man dead after shooting on S. Claiborne Avenue

NOPD: One man dead, one injured after New Orleans East shooting

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson encourages Louisianans to ‘stay safe and wear your mask’ in new video

French Market in New Orleans reopens

  Five candidates running in Mandeville mayor’s race next weekend

New Orleans sees most new COVID-19 cases since April 20

More than 1700 new cases of COVID-19, 23 additional deaths reported by LDH

  • National Coronavirus

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump campaign official and Donald Trump Jr.‘s girlfriend, tests positive for coronavirus

Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Donald Trump’s oldest son, has contracted the coronavirus.

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Former State Senator asks court for lesser sentence due to COVID-19 concerns

A former state senator awaiting sentencing on a charge of making false statements to a federal agency is asking a federal judge for a lighter sentence due to COVID-19 concerns.

  FOX 8 EXCLUSIVE: ‘Why does this keep happening?’ A woman and 9-year-old carjacked in front of house twice in a week

New Orleans East family held at gunpoint and carjacked in front of home early Monday morning.

Gov. Edwards signs bill that eliminates auto insurance ‘Patriot Penalty’ for deployed military

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed a bill Tuesday that would end the so-called Patriot Penalty where members of the military who are deployed are charged for a lapse in coverage during their deployment. The penalty was the focus of an investigation by FOX 8 News and Investigate TV into the p

  FOX 8 Defenders: Many await indefinitely full refunds for cruise trips

INTERACTIVE MAP: COVID-19 Cases in Louisiana Nursing Homes

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Ranking the Saints: #11 Emmanuel Sanders

Zachary WR Chris Hilton talks about why he committed to LSU

Zachary wide receiver Chris Hilton said he's had LSU on his mind since having a Zoom call about a month ago with Tigers' wide receivers/asst. head coach Mickey Joseph.

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  Zack: Heavy storms possible through the weekend

Green Bay Packers tell season ticket holders Lambeau Field may not host fans

Archdiocese of New Orleans asks court for deadline for those seeking compensation

Sheriff’s marine division rescues 4 kids, 4 adults during St. Tammany Parish storm

  Big Gator captured, euthanized near Lakeview near school

A large alligator was spotted early Friday morning in a busy area of Lakeview.
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Move to rename ‘Bloody Sunday’ bridge has critics in Selma

Residents in the landmark civil rights city of Selma, Alabama, are among the critics of a bid to rename the historic bridge where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965.

  City leaders warn residents to abide by social distancing guidelines this holiday weekend

Ranking the Saints: #12 Erik McCoy

  Surveillance video shows four men break into car parked at Lakeview home

  Storms off and on all weekend

COAST IN CRISIS

  Recently restored Queen Bess Island remains intact following Tropical Storm Cristobal

30 percent of pelican chicks perished in the storm, biologists estimate

  BP oil disaster penalties and settlements fund billions of dollars in Louisiana coastal projects

Monday marks 10 years since the Macondo well blow out in the Gulf of Mexico