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  St. Tammany seeks federal funding to widen I-12

  'Just Imagine' tourism campaign launches in JP

  Program aims to help homeowners prepare property for storms

Property tax deadline looms for St. Tammany residents

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  Group hopes to convince JP council to overturn short-term rental ban

  City Planning Commission holds public hearing as part of short term rental study

On This Day: Pan Am flight 759 crashes in Kenner 36 years ago

WATCH LIVE: Mayor, emergency officials stress safety during 4th of July holiday

$50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Mandeville

VooDoo Ticket Giveaway Rules 2018

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Contest Rules - WrestleMania Kickoff 2018

OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES Promotion Description.  WrestleMania Kickoff 2018 -This promotion is sponsored by WVUE FOX 8 1025 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy, New Orleans, LA 70125, ("Sponsor(s)").  The promotion begins at Monday, 11/6/2017 and ends at Wednesday, 11/15/2017.  Entries must be received by 11:59pm. on Wednesday, 11/15/2017.  Promotion is void where prohibited.  By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion ru...

Jingle Bells and Beer Ticket Giveaway 2017 - Contest Rules

OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES Promotion Description.  Jingle Bells and Beer Ticket Giveaway  -This promotion is sponsored by WVUE FOX 8 1025 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy, New Orleans, LA 70125, ("Sponsor(s)").  The promotion begins at Monday, Nov 6, 2017 and ends at Thursday, November 13, 2017.  Entries must be received by 11:59pm. on Thursday, November 13, 2017.  Promotion is void where prohibited.  By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees t...

  Rent-to-own customers face high costs, harassment, few protections

Customers who are late or fall behind in payments can face harassment. Some report employees banging on their doors at all hours or calling their family members.

Proceed with caution when renting to own

Renting to own usually means high markups, rarely savings

Behind the investigation: Uncovering a practice of high pricing, harassment

Bayou Road Balloon Fest Giveaway Rules 2017

Contest Rules - A Taste of Jefferson 2017

FLAMBEAU FEST 2017 - CONTEST RULES

THE MORTUARY EXPRESS PASS CONTEST 2017 - Contest Rules

OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES Promotion Description.  THE MORTUARY EXPRESS PASS CONTEST 2017 -This promotion is sponsored by WVUE FOX 8 1025 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy, New Orleans, LA 70125, (“Sponsor(s)”).  The promotion begins at Monday, October 2, 2017 and ends at Friday, October 13, 2017.  Entries must be received by 11:59pm. on Friday, October 13, 2017.  Promotion is void where prohibited.  By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be boun...

THE COMEDY GET DOWN CONTEST 2017 - Contest Rules

THE COMEDY GET DOWN CONTEST 2017  9/11-29/17

Final Play Getaway Contest 2017 Rules

CONTEST ENTRY INFO LINK: http://fox8live.com/finalplay OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES Promotion Description.  FINAL PLAY GETAWAY CONTEST This promotion is sponsored by WVUE-DT, 1025 South Jefferson Davis Pkwy., New Orleans, LA 70125 ("Sponsor(s)").  The promotion begins at 9:00am on Thursday, August 10, 2017 and ends at 11:59pm on Monday, September 4, 2017.  Entries must be received by 11:59pm on Monday, September 4, 2017.  Promotion is void ...

Auto Rental Etc 2017 Contest Rules

OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES Promotion Description.  AUTO RENTAL ETC WEEKEND RENTAL CONTEST 2017.  This promotion is sponsored by WVUE-DT, 1025 South Jefferson Davis Pkwy., New Orleans, LA 70125 ("Sponsor(s)").  The promotion begins on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 9am and ends at Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 11:59pm ("Promotion Period").  Entries must be received by July 16, 2017 at 11:59pm.  This promotion is void where prohibited and is ...

WWE SMACKDOWN LIVE 2017 RULES

OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES Promotion Description.  WWE SMACKDOWN LIVE 2017.  This promotion is sponsored by WVUE-DT, 1025 South Jefferson Davis Pkwy., New Orleans, LA 70125 (“Sponsor(s)”).  The promotion begins on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 9am and ends at Sunday, June 12, 2017 at 11:59pm (“Promotion Period”).  Entries must be received by June 12, 2017 at 11:59pm.  This promotion is void where prohibited and is subject to all local, s...

Gulf Summer Fun Giveaway Rules

OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES Promotion Description.  GULF SUMMER GETAWAY 2017.  This promotion is sponsored by WVUE-DT, 1025 South Jefferson Davis Pkwy., New Orleans, LA 70125 ("Sponsor(s)").  The promotion begins on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 9am and ends at Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 11:59pm ("Promotion Period").  Entries must be received by June 11, 2017 at 11:59pm.  This promotion is void where prohibited and is subject to all local, ...

Marvel Universe Live Contest Rules

OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES Promotion Description.  MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE 2017.  This promotion is sponsored by WVUE-DT, 1025 South Jefferson Davis Pkwy., New Orleans, LA 70125 ("Sponsor(s)").  The promotion begins on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 9am and ends at Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 11:59pm ("Promotion Period").  Entries must be received by June 18, 2017 at 11:59pm.  This promotion is void where prohibited and is subject to all local,...

Rules for WVUE Roku Giveaway Contest

OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES: WVUE ROKU GIVEAWAY 1.            Promotion Description.  "WVUE Roku Giveaway.  This promotion is sponsored by WVUE, LLC,  1025 South Jefferson Davis Parkway, New Orleans, LA 70125 and Raycom Media (collectively, "Sponsors"). The promotion begins on Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. and ends on Monday, Jan 2, 2017 at 11:59 pm.  Entries must be received by Jan 2, 2017 a...

Angel Tree 2016

Angel Tree 2016 info page coming soon...

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TONIGHT on FOX 8 - Bike Laws and a Boxing Grandmother

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Make sure to watch the last presidential debate TONIGHT at 8p on FOX 8

Make sure to watch the debate tonight at 8p on FOX 8.  We recently polled our Facebook audience asking what they wanted to know most. Here are the results: WVUE FOX 8 News

Does New Orleans have Issues with Childhood Hunger?

Childhood hunger is a problem across our nation, but it is especially hard on Louisiana children. To combat childhood hunger stop by any Go Auto Insurance location in the New Orleans Metro Area and drop off donations now.

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French Quarter Fest

Link: Site/ MapMore than one dozen stages will rock the French Quarter throughout the three-day weekend. Music lovers will find traditional and contemporary jazz, Latin, rhythm and blues, Cajun and zydeco, New Orleans funk, classical, swing, rock, international and the many diverse sounds that are part of this city's rich cultural.

Stay Safe: What to do before and after a storm

It's important to always make safety a top priority when it comes to severe weather.

Power Outage Information

Are you or someone you know dealing with a power outage?

Louisiana Travel Information

Looking for travel or emergency information?

Uber helps donate 17,000 pounds of carnival beads

Uber says it teamed up with Arc of Greater New Orleans to recycle 17,000 pounds of beads and throws.

360 video - TEST PAGE - DO NOT PUBLISH

Some words Hanging out with the kids at Mardi Gras in 360! Copyright 2016 WVUE. All rights reserved.

  WATCH: The best of Mardi Gras 2016

People across New Orleans are marking the culmination of the Carnival season.

Social Hangout: Images and video shared from Mardi Gras 2016

Mardi Gras revelers posted thousands of images and video as soon as the parades started to roll.

Krewe of Argus - Mardi Gras

The Krewe of Argus rolls on Mardi Gras, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. in Metairie.

  Zulu's King and Queen talk about the joys of being Carnival royalty

The Krewe of Zulu's king and queen for 2016 the priceless experiences  about the rewards of their spectacular reign.

  Gallier Hall witnessed Carnival from its New Orleans roots

Carnival parades come and go, and Gallier Hall has seen them all.

  Queen of Carnival speaks Chinese and loves New Orleans

The Queen of Carnival is Adelaide Goodyear. She's a Junior at Yale University and is experiencing Carnival with fresh eyes.

Wife of Rex creates parade magic

If ever you cease to love watching the floats in REX, just look at the riders and be dazzled. Suzanne "Susu" Kearney.  designs costumes for Krewe members..

  King of Carnival implores revelers to have fun

The King of Carnival is Michael W. Kearney. Kearney is C-E-O of Kearney Companies Inc. He is a graduate from Tulane and De La Salle High School.

WATCH LIVE: The krewes of Proteus, Orpheus roll Uptown

Couldn't make it to the Uptown parade route tonight? Never fear!

Lundi Gras kicks off with meeting of King Argus, King Zulu

Lundi Gras festivities are in full swing out at Rivertown in Kenner. Dozens of people lined up for a carnival greeting that has grown into a big tradition upriver.

  WATCH: The best of Endymion 2016

Endymion rolled through Mid-City with huge crowds - sidewalk-side and neutral ground-side - enjoying one of the world's biggest parties.

  Facebook Live: #Endymion 2016

Endymion and the Endymion Extravaganza are two of the most popular events during Mardi Gras season. Here's a look through Facebook Live: WVUE FOX 8 News - For more live coverage >>>... NewOrleansLocal - Timeline Photos Liz Reyes WVUE Copyright 2016 WVUE. All rights reserved.

  80-year-old man makes Mardi Gras magic by hand

Anthony Colombo has spent the past four decades bending wire for a living, creating the costumes you see on Carnival's biggest krewes.

  Antoine's Restaurant serves as gallery for Carnival history

The city's oldest restaurant is also home to four rooms of Mardi Gras memorabilia, and the connection between Carnival and Antoine's Restaurant on St. Louis Street in the French Quarter runs deep.

Save money! Don't illegally park in this part of the French Quarter during Mardi Gras

Pay attention if you don't want your vehicle towed from the French Quarter during the Mardi Gras celebration. A large portion of the area will be closed to traffic and on-street parking in anticipation of large crowds. Beginning on Friday at 6 p.m. and continuing until Ash Wednesday at 6 a.m., no on-street parking or vehicular traffic into the French Quarter is allowed in the area between Iberville and Dumaine streets and between North Rampart and Decatur streets, except those with r...

Krewe of Tucks - Feb. 6

The Krewe of Tucks starts on Saturday, Feb. 6 in Uptown New Orleans.

Krewe of Iris - Feb. 6

The Krewe of Iris starts on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. in Uptown New Orleans.

Krewe of Hermes - Feb. 5

The Krewe of Hermes starts on Friday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. in Uptown New Orleans.

  The Endymion 50th Anniversary Special

In 1967, the Beatles were all the rage, the first Super Bowl was played, and a fledgling carnival krewe called Endymion paraded for the first time.

How to Prevent One Million Heart Attacks and Strokes: It May Be as Easy as Knowing Your ABC’S

Every 43 seconds someone in the U.S. has a heart attack and many of them are fatal. -Sponsored Content

Krewe of Lyra - Mardi Gras

The Krewe of Lyra parade starts on Mardi Gras, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. in Covington.

King and Queen Barkus feast at Galatoire's, take to streets Sunday

Galatoire's Restaurant on Bourbon Street is a classy place that requires men to wear a coat. Today, man's best friend did even better - sporting tails.

Parade goers have several choices around the area tonight

Fox 8's own Juan Kincaid and Kristi Coleman serve as grand marshals tonight for the Krewe of Oshun

Thoth and Hainkel Home host Krewe of Angels

The Hainkel Home and the Krewe of Thoth were thrilled to host their 44th annual Krewe of Angels Grand Masque on Wednesday evening at the Hainkel Home near Audubon Park.

Krewe of Selene - Feb. 5

The Krewe of Selene rolls on Friday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Slidell.

Krewe of Dionysus - Jan. 31

The Krewe of Dionysus begins Sunday, Jan. 31 at 1 p.m. in Slidell.

Krewe of Proteus - Feb. 8

The Krewe of Proteus rolls on Lundi Gras, Monday, Feb. 8 at 5:15 p.m. starting in the Uptown area.

  Krewe of Bacchus - Feb. 7

The Krewe of Bacchus starts on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 5:15 p.m.

Krewe of Rex - Mardi Gras

The Krewe of Rex rolls on Mardi Gras at 10 a.m. starting in Uptown New Orleans.

  Krewe of Zulu - Mardi Gras

The Krewe of Zulu begins on Mardi Gras at 8 a.m. at S. Claiborne Ave. and Jackson Ave.

Krewe of Endymion - Feb. 6

The Krewe of Endymion rolls on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 4:15 in Mid-City New Orleans.

Krewe d'Etat - Feb. 5

The Krewe d'Etat rolls on Friday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Uptown New Orleans.

Krewe of Muses - Feb. 4

The Krewe of Muses rolls Thursday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. in Uptown New Orleans.

Krewe of Druids - Feb. 3

The Krewe of Druids rolls on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. in Uptown New Orleans.

  Krewe of Nyx - Feb. 3

The Krewe of Nyx rolls on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 6:45 p.m. in Uptown New Orleans, following Druids.

Krewe of Alla - Jan. 31

The Krewe of Alla starts on Sunday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. in Uptown New Orleans.

Krewe of Femme Fatale - Jan. 31

The Krewe of Femme Fatale on Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. in Uptown New Orleans.