Woman killed after being struck by NYX float

The accident happened around 8 p.m. on Feb. 19 near the intersection of Magazine Street and Valence Street.

  Bruce: Rain For Everyone Today Windy Turning Colder-Drier For Tonight’s Parades

NYX honors their grand marshal Nancy Parker

Former JP Councilmember Chris Roberts found dead in apparent suicide

Woman injured in shooting on I-10 in New Orleans East

  Zurik: Third city inspector likely did not visit Hard Rock site when he signed off on work

  Zurik: Past chancellors remain on SUNO payroll as college makes cuts amidst financial crisis

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  Working towards a more ecofriendly Carnival

$642 million in tax dollars were misused or missed out on in 2019, Louisiana legislative auditor says

East Jefferson Hospital votes to sell to LCMC

TBI issues Amber Alert for east Tennessee infant last seen in December

  Dong Phuong Bakery, City Park targeted in latest vehicle burglaries

  Rainy start to Thursday

  Coronavirus impacts products from China

The coronavirus’ grip on China has everyone from the local construction industry to makers of digital devices concerned about the impact on products they rely on from the Asian country.

  Jackson Square artists believe carts were stolen following disagreements with a street performer

Recent arrest of street performer brings up bigger issue between artists and entertainers in Jackson Square.

Man injured in New Orleans East shooting

NOPD was contacted by a local hospital Wednesday afternoon after a man arrived by private conveyance suffering from a gunshot wound.

  Judge sentences 3 girls to “juvenile life” for carjacking

An Orleans Parish Juvenile Court judge sentenced three girls to “juvenile life.”

  Parade-goers setting up along routes for Nyx, Druids

Project NOLA grant aids Biloxi Police Department

Mother released on bond in case of Ochsner Hospital kidnapping

KIRAN: Arrest warrant reveals disturbing details about Zachary school teacher’s relationship with teen

S&WB says explosion caused by Entergy vault

Man arrested after dragging officer with vehicle in parking lot of Laplace Walmart

  Happy late-National Fettucine Day! Here are recipes from D’Agostino Pasta Company

We brought in Chef Ryan Shepherd to share a couple of recipes.

Zack: Stalled front to bring a few showers today

Parade season kicks into high gear starting tonight and running through Mardi Gras Day so all eyes are certainly on the weather forecast.

  Fox 8 Special Report: Juvenile Justice

In an exclusive FOX 8 interview, a Bridge City Center for Youth employee details what goes on inside the facility.

Raceland man arrested in connection to shooting, attempted murder

Ingram was charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder after shooting a 22-year-old man in the torso.

Lacombe woman killed in multi-vehicle crash on Hwy 190

The crash killed 67-year-old Linda C. Adams

City employees sweep Uptown parade route tossing unattended belongings

New Orleans city employees began sweeping the Uptown parade route Monday morning collecting items left unattended by parade revelers.

  A slice of Carnival: Evolution of the king cake

Traditional king cakes have evolved and keep bakers on their toes

NOPD: Man stabbed to death under I-10

It happened around midnight near the intersection of Calliope and Baronne Streets.

NOPD: Man shot to death on Downman Road

The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m.

Exxon discloses additional chemical released during fire

In new filings with the state, Exxon disclosed Tuesday, Feb. 18 that an additional chemical, sulfuric acid, was involved in the recent large fire at its facility in north Baton Rouge on Feb. 11.

  Sewerage & Water Board says it will inspect every part of New Orleans’ drainage system

The Board plans to inspect 210 miles of closed canals and 65 miles of open canals every 5 years.

  Zurik: FOX 8 investigation discovers additional discrepancies with more city inspectors at Hard Rock Hotel site

An examination of the City of New Orleans GPS records shows additional discrepancies with more city inspectors at the site of the Hard Rock Hotel. The records were requested by FOX 8 News in December 2019, following the deadly collapse in October that killed three men.

  PANO supports NOFD union dispute; both going years without city contracts

New Orleans police union leaders are now throwing their support behind New Orleans firefighters in their fight for better job conditions, especially as both departments have been working without a contract for years.

  Gov. Edwards, others urge Louisiana residents to embrace the 2020 Census

Gov. John Bel Edwards joined other elected leaders in the eastern half of New Orleans to talk about the importance of Louisiana residents participating in this year's federal Census.

  Heart of Louisiana: Dance and Feathers

Ronald Lewis started his own backyard museum, to tell the history and preserve the culture of the black Mardi Gras Indians.

  Tulane center to begin research for coronavirus vaccine

On a sprawling 500-acre campus just off busy Highway 90, Covington researchers are out to cure the coronavirus.

  “He got some more left in him”: Saints fans react to news of Drew Brees’ return next season

Fans think Brees will be hungrier than ever this upcoming season for his next Super Bowl ring.

  Zurik: City inspector signed off on Hard Rock Hotel work without proper certification

A city inspector that performed several inspections at the Hard Rock Hotel construction site was not certified during some of those inspections, records obtained by FOX 8 show.

  Hard Rock victims and their families react to City Hall investigation over inspections

The loss of her twin brother, Anthony, inside the Hard Rock Hotel construction site was the hardest thing she’s ever had to endure.

Car burglars strike UNO campus during their annual Mardi Gras parade

Another round of car burglaries occurred in the engineering parking lot during their annual UNO Mardi Gras parade today.

Pearl River County residents keep close eye on river

While flooding on the pearl River continues in Jackson, those who live downstream are waiting and preparing for those floodwaters to head south.

LSU football spring game to be played at Southern University

LSU football has announced the spring game will be played on Saturday, April 18.

  Newman clinches district title, turns focus to playoffs

Nemwan clinched District 11-2A crown after defeating St. Charles Catholic

  Rainy Thursday expected.

Drier trend for weekend

Covington daycare worker arrested for felony child abuse

The Covington Police Department arrested a daycare worker on suspicion of child abuse.

City announces 5-year drainage system inspection plan

The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans announced a comprehensive 5-year drainage system inspection plan on Tuesday that is expected provide a complete condition survey of the New Orleans drainage system.

Saints players react to Brees announcement on social media

Brees will be back for season No. 15 in New Orleans

  Brees will ‘make another run’ in 2020

Brees posted on Instagram his plan to return in 2020.

KIRAN: LPSO deputy will not face criminal charges in off-duty fatal shooting

A Livingston Parish sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a man while off-duty will not face any criminal charges, according to the Twenty-First Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

Drew Brees says he wants to return to the New Orleans Saints in Instagram post

Pro Bowl quarterback Drew Brees said he will return to the New Orleans Saints for the 2020 NFL season in an Instagram post on Feb. 18.

Nicondra: A front moves in mid-week

Tuesday afternoon highs will peak in the low 80s even without much sun. We stay mild through the overnight, but with a front moving in early in the day temperatures will stall in the 60s.

  Trump pardons Edward DeBartolo Jr., former San Francisco 49ers owner

DeBartolo Jr. built the San Francisco 49ers’ 1980s-'90s dynasty. He was involved in one of the biggest owners’ scandals in the sport’s history.

Tulane math professor leads effort to map spread of coronavirus

James Hyman is using mathematical models to better understand and predict the spread of Coronavirus

Pearl River crested at 36.7′ in Jackson; MEMA and Governor Reeves give latest info

After his meeting, he will update on the city’s current situation and updated plan of action for the Pearl River flooding impacting Northeast Jackson communities.

All airport arrivals at Armstrong International delayed due to dense fog

The fog is not impacting departures

Truck destroys Dollar General in Hammond

Luckily no one was injured.

  A slice of Carnival: Unique flavors that take the cake

Christopher Nobles, the maven chocolatier at Piety and Desire Chocolate, is lighting up the classic king cake.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Group of model hopefuls out thousands is far-reaching, could become criminal case

After a FOX 8 Defenders investigation, we're learning the number of consumers who say they didn't get what was promised in their pursuit of a modeling career is far-reaching. Shelley Brown looks into whether what we exposed could be a criminal case.

  Video: Brazen criminal robs New Orleans East supermarket

“I was sitting down, and I just heard somebody says, give me the money"

  Zurik: City inspectors approved work at the Hard Rock Hotel site, but GPS shows they were not there

New Orleans City Hall officials are investigating whether employees signed off on inspections at the construction site of the Hard Rock Hotel without visiting the project. The site collapsed in October killing three men and leaving a scar on the city's skyline.

  Federal Judge says he arranged meeting with Archbishop and Saints communications executive

U.S. District Court Judge Jay Zainey says his only involvement in the matter was to see if Bensel could help facilitate meetings with the news media.

Arrests made after LSU students robbed at gunpoint inside dorm on Valentine’s Day; 3 still wanted

Two arrests have been made and three teens are still wanted after two LSU students were reportedly robbed at gunpoint inside a dorm on LSU’s campus on Valentine’s Day.

NOPD: Uber driver drove to wrong location before shooting at two riders

Uber driver Ahmad Ahmad was arrested after shooting at two people after picking them up at a bar in Downtown New Oreans.

Suspect arrested for theft of artists carts in the French Quarter, pushing them into Mississippi River

Landon Semones for booked for unauthorized entry into a business and 11 counts of theft

  Gretna renames street after Nancy Parker Boyd

The City of Gretna will unveil a new street sign on Monday in memory of former FOX 8 anchor Nancy Parker.

  Union leaders respond as NOFD dispute could extend beyond Mardi Gras

The theme of family took center stage as supporters stood behind dozens of firefighters amidst their labor dispute with city leaders.

  Houma Police investigate allegations of inappropriate faculty behavior at THS

Houma police investigate allegations of inappropriate behavior involving two Terrebonne High Faculty members.

  New suspect sketch in shooting of Gentilly mother and children

NOPD releases new sketch of suspect in 2017 Gentilly shooting of a mother and her children in their home.

NOPD: One man reported dead after accident on I-10 East Highrise

One man was left dead after an accident on I-10 East Highrise.

Sources: FBI, Department of Defense investigating New Orleans pain management office

Federal agencies are investigating a New Orleans-based pain management clinic, sources confirm to FOX 8 News. Agents were seen at the Louisiana Pain Specialists location on Prytania Street in New Orleans on Thursday.

  Police: Complaint of inappropriate behavior between employees and students at Terrebonne HS

An investigation ins underway after officers received a complaint of inappropriate behavior of two employees with students

  Rain threatens some parades

Some days look dry

2 people injured in 7th Ward shooting

New Orleans police are investigating a shooting involving two victims that occurred in different locations of the Seventh Ward.

2 women booked in felony food stamp scheme, sheriff says

Deputies in Terrebonne Parish arrested two women for felony fraud after they allegedly tried to steal benefits from a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program card, officers said.

Nicondra: Spotty showers and fog remain in the forecast

We remain under a warm moist flow in the mid and upper levels through mid-week. Temperatures will be in the 70s and even peak near 80 on Tuesday.

Miss. ex-teacher indicted after driving into lake with baby in SUV

A former teacher in Mississippi has been indicted on an attempted murder charge after police say she drove into a lake with her 2-year-old daughter in her sport utility vehicle.

  Rate Discrimination: Some insurance companies give better rates for customers with certain jobs, education

Drivers with less education or jobs that typically pay less may face higher car insurance rates, according to an industry insider.

NOPD: Man jumps over counter, robs convenience store in eastern New Orleans

A convenience cashier was robbed by someone carrying a duffel bag and demanding money, according to an early police report from the NOPD.