A FOX 8 investigation uncovers new documents regarding the radioactive material found under a Gert Town street. One document says there is still Radium-226 and other contaminants in the ground. But, one state agency says a sweep of the neighborhood just yesterday found no issues.
While most were preparing for the brunt of Hurricane Barry, animal shelters around the area were scrambling to get pets out of the way and into a safe home. Many of those dogs ended up in a Good Samaritan’s shop and now need to be adopted.
The league said Friday it has not been given access to information in the court proceedings, and a district attorney in June said an investigation was dropped because officials couldn't prove who injured the boy.
Another hot day is on tap with only spotty storm chances. Highs will reach the mid 90s. Rain chances will increase to 40-50% over the weekend, and highs will top out in the low 90s. A rare summer cold front will reach the Gulf Coast by Tuesday of next week increasing our rain and storm chances.
Some Entergy customers are concerned a new piece of equipment could be causing their power bills to skyrocket. Since the company installed smart meters in parts of Jefferson and Orleans parishes, they say they've seen their bills double.
A bill in the U.S. Senate could help stop the surprise medical bills that cost Americans thousands each year.Senator Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, helped write the Stop Surprise Bills Act of 2019. A bill that has 27 co-sponsors, more than a quarter of the U.S. Senate.
The man who shot a romantic rival and wounded a teenaged bystander near a Mother’s Day second-line parade in May 2018 has been sentenced to 35 years in prison, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office announced.
To finish out the work week, plan on hot days with just a few stray storms. Highs will reach the mid 90s, and feels-like temperatures could reach the triple digits during the afternoon. Over the weekend, a few more storms will keep high temperatures closer to the 90 degree mark.
Sheriff Lopinto said the suspect was being investigated in connection with a triple shooting that left Darrell Clark, a senior wide-receiver at Grambling University injured and Keyon Clark, his 19-year-old brother, dead.
NOPD Chief Ferguson said the officers did not have permission to initiate a chase and they turned their body cameras off before doing so -- violating department protocol. That chase ended in a fiery crash that killed three people.
A jury has decided ex-LSU student, Matthew Naquin, is guilty of negligent homicide in the 2017 hazing death of fraternity pledge, Max Gruver. The six-person jury reached a verdict Wednesday, July 17, 2019.
Recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits may be eligible for replacement benefits for food lost due to Hurricane Barry. Recipients must report their loss to the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) by Friday, July 26.
The heat is on for the rest of the work week with just a spotty storm or two. Some tropical moisture will move into the area over the weekend bringing a few more showers and storms.Highs will reach the low to mid 90s through Friday.