1 officer killed, 1 shot in head during Mandeville traffic stop; 2 in custody

One Mandeville police officer was shot to death and another one was injured near Hwy. 190 and Hwy. 22 on Friday afternoon (Sept. 20).

Zachary, La. man drowns during underwater-style marriage proposal

Bogalusa man sentenced for sexual battery on 5-year-old

  Zack: Weak Front Brings A Nice Breeze

Statewide alert issued after cases of severe lung disease due to vaping reported in Louisiana; 18 cases so far

  2 wounded in early-morning shooting at South Carolina State University

TPSO: Man accused of raping and abusing wheelchair-bound woman

Continued Coverage

Governor’s debate not short on small jabs between candidates

NOPD: Man shot during armed robbery in Hollygrove

  Shelby: Some Showers Today

Southeastern Channel to stream football broadcasts on ESPN+

  Tulane wins last-second thriller over Houston, 38-31

The Extra Point Week 3: Injury Fallout

  Parents, community organizations frustrated with violent incidents at John Ehret High School

Parents, teachers, and administrators addressed recent fights plaguing the school .

  Jefferson Parish Councilman demands answers after staffing shortage causes high water bills

Jefferson Parish Councilman Dominick Impastato says he was not even aware of the staffing issue, and says he certainly wasn't notified of the decision to send out low-estimated bills.

  City council forces backers of proposed veterans wellness center to start over

Signs in a Gentilly neighborhood express the sentiments of many residents who opposed a proposed zoning change related to a wellness center project that is to benefit veterans.

  D.A. creates a multi-agency unit to prosecute human trafficking cases

Orleans D.A. Leon Cannizzaro says young girls and women are being forced to work in prostitution rings, mostly in the French Quarter and New Orleans East.

Police: Shrimp boat captain arrested for damage after another shrimper was ‘in his spot’

  Pipe bursts leading to major work on Lakeview street

Louisiana Relief Groups Step In to Help Imelda Victims

Zack: A Weak Front Arrives For The Weekend

Ponchatoula police look for missing autistic teenager

Recall: Peanut butter cookies sold at Winn-Dixie

RECALL ALERT: Calcilo XD® Infant Formula due to inconsistency in aroma and color

Abbott Laboratories has issued a voluntary recall for a single lot of Calcilo XD® powder cans in the United States and Canada due to an inconsistency in aroma and color in a small number of cans.

VIDEO: Man smashes through vehicle window, burglarizes car

New Orleans police are looking for someone who broke the window of a vehicle and then ransacked the inside.

Walmart hiring 140 for Hammond distribution center; starting pay at $17 an hour

Walmart is hiring about 140 associates for its distribution center in Hammond.

DA indicts woman for murder in New Orleans East

A woman accused of killing another woman in an attack in New Orleans East has been indicted for murder, according to the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office.

  With or without Brees, Saints expectation is still the Super Bowl according to Alvin Kamara

Saints Super Bowl odds started the season at 8-1, have now dropped to 20-1

  Bruce: Last Week Of Summer Lives Up To Its Name HOT!

Bruce: Last Week Of Summer Lives Up To Its Name HOT!

Payton: Noise will be factor for rookie center, starting QB in Seattle game

Saints head coach Sean Payton said that noise will be a factor when they face the Seattle Seahawks, which could impact his rookie center and either quarterback Teddy Bridgewater or Taysom Hill, depending on who starts.

La. ranks second in nation for violence against women, according to report

The rate at which women are killed by men in Louisiana has increased for the sixth year in a row according to the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Prosecutors create sex and labor trafficking unit in New Orleans

The District Attorney’s Office of New Orleans has created a specialized multi-agency unit that will coordinate and carry out the prosecutions of human trafficking cases in the city.

  After back-to-back shutouts of opponents, Brother Martin enters the Big 8 rankings

Brother Martin visits QB T.J. Finley and Ponchatoula in our FOX 8 Football Friday “Game of the Week"

Say hello to Abita’s new low-calorie IPA

Louisiana’s first and largest craft brewery is releasing a “guilt-free” IPA.

WR Lil’Jordan Humphrey added to Saints active roster

Saints placed WR Keith Kirkwood on IR Tuesday

NOPD: Liberty Bank branch robbed by suspect posing as service worker

New Orleans Police are searching for a man they say robbed a Liberty Bank and Trust branch in Gentilly Wednesday afternoon.

ROAD CLOSURES: I-10 shut down between Winnie and Beaumont

I-10 shut down between Winnie and Beaumont

Candidates ready for first Louisiana Governor’s race debate

The three major candidates for Louisiana governor are facing off in their first debate

  Shelby: No Strong Fronts in Sight

Mostly dry and hot conditions on tap again today. Highs will reach the mid 90s with a mix of clouds and sun. A backdoor front will sneak into the area Friday bringing lower humidity to parts of the area by the weekend.

  S&WB officials say lack off funding is slowing cleanup of underground drainage canals

The Sewerage and Water Board says it simply does not have the money to continue to keep cleaning underground drainage canals.

La. State Police investigating fatal St. John Parish crash

The crash took the life of 27-year-old Alexis Nelson of Reserve

  Thousands of Kenner residents with abnormally high water bills due to estimated readings

According to water officials, the spike is due to estimated readings, which they said was a last resort when they had an abnormally high turnover rate for their hired meter readers.

  Proposal to raise Mandeville lakefront seawall met with mixed reactions

There was standing room only in Mandeville’s council chambers Wednesday (Sept. 18), as residents spoke for and against the city’s proposal to raise the lakefront seawall by a foot.

Drew Brees out of surgery; posts a ‘thumbs up’ on social media

Brees tweeted a ‘thumbs up’ with his injured hand Thursday evening.

  Proposed constitutional amendment could help New Orleans increase affordable housing

Voters statewide will decide a proposed constitutional amendment that could help New Orleans increase its affordable housing stock.

  Whale beached along the Mississippi Gulf Coast is out of critical condition

A melon-headed whale is on the road to recovery after beaching itself on the Mississippi Gulf Coast last week, offering a rare opportunity for scientists studying marine mammal deaths.

  Saints fans hope for best as Brees undergoes surgery

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees went under the knife Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles.

  No Fall Weather Coming

Temperatures to stay above normal

Thibodaux man arrested with a half pound of cocaine

Thibodaux police arrested a man who allegedly had over a half pound of cocaine.

Girl reported missing from eastern New Orleans

New Orleans Police want the public’s assistance in locating a 14-year-old girl reported as a runaway.

Drew Brees heads into thumb surgery with Brittany by his side

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is having surgery on his injured thumb Wednesday (Sept. 18).

Chemical burn in LSU lab sends 1 to hospital

An incident in a lab on LSU’s campus sent one person to the hospital with chemical burns.

Company paying $1,300 to watch 13 scary movies by Halloween

If Halloween is your favorite holiday, there’s a job out there for you that’s so perfect for you it’s terrifying.

  Payton: Drew Brees won’t go on IR; team will go with 2 QBs

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton said Wednesday (Sept. 18) he does not plan to place quarterback Drew Brees on the injured reserve list.

Ochsner opens state-of-the-art orthopedics and sports medicine hospital

A new state-of-the-art facility designed for orthopedic and sports medicine surgery opened Tuesday in Harahan.

NOPD searching for two suspects involved in Seventh Ward armed robbery

The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating two suspects accused of robbing a man in the Seventh Ward earlier this month.

Sewerage and Water Board to change method for billing estimates

The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans said it’s making major changes to estimate customers’ water use in instances a meter can’t be read.

Bruce: Another Hot Day With Most Staying Dry

Bruce: Another Hot Day As Most Stay Dry

NOPD: Suspects steal six canisters of money from Gentilly ATM

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for two suspects who stole money from an ATM in Gentilly Tuesday morning.

Former high school principal charged in wife’s death after body found near woods

A former Summerville High School principal has been charged with killing his wife after her body was found in a wooded area in Dorchester County on Tuesday.

Man injured after shooting in Leonidas neighborhood

The New Orleans Police Department says a man was injured following a shooting in the Leonidas neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

  Zack: Plenty of Heat, A Spotty Shower Possible

High heat with the chance for a passing shower is how your Wednesday forecast will play out.

  Woman survives being thrown out of moving car by abusive ex, now telling her story for other victims

A New Orleans woman survived severe domestic abuse, including being thrown from a moving vehicle on the Interstate. Now, Telva Wells is speaking out for the first time publicly and hoping to raise awareness, as well as money, for those struggling with abuse.

  Heart of Louisiana: Bousillage House

On the outside, it just looks like an old house, well-worn but still livable. But, when you step inside, the aging structure is full of treasures that its owner, J.D. Soileau, chose to tell a story of how people lived a century ago

  Brees in ‘excellent’ hands with Los Angeles specialist, local expert says

Dr. Eric George of the Hand Center of Louisiana knows Shin in a professional capacity, and says there's no one better to be Brees’ surgeon.

  New Orleans juvenile jail renamed ahead of reforms

The $3 million will fund a facility that will soon add 28 new beds, as well as protective equipment for staff.

  In La. governor’s race, Abraham and Edwards campaigns respond to new attack ads by Rispone

The race for governor intensifies as GOP candidate Eddie Rispone targets fellow Republican candidate Ralph Abraham in a new attack ad

Tracking three storms across Atlantic Basin

More storms likely into October

  St. John Sheriff defends deputy seen on video carrying a high school student out of cafeteria

St. John Parish Sheriff Mike Trege said he is standing by a deputy after a video circulating social media showed him restraining and removing an East St. John High School student from the cafeteria.

Saints place WR Keith Kirkwood on injured reserve

Kirkwood suffered a hamstring injury during warmups before the Rams game.

Imelda wind gusts topple small planes at Baton Rouge airport

Video provided to WAFB appears to show violent winds flowing through a hanger at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Saints release DT Taylor Stallworth

Stallworth made one total tackle against the Texans

East Feliciana Sheriff’s Office says dog was dead before being dragged by rented vehicle; no charges filed

The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office says an investigation into video of a dog reportedly being dragged by a vehicle Sunday afternoon revealed the dog was dead before the dragging occurred. As such, a charge of animal cruelty will not be filed against the driver at this time.

Saints signing QB J.T. Barrett to the practice squad

Barrett was signed by the Saints originally in 2018

  Tulane ready for the bright lights of Thursday night football

Tulane (2-1) host Houston (1-2)

Brees will have surgery on Wednesday, timetable for return uncertain

Brees will have the surgery done in Los Angeles

Video appears to show moment EBRSO deputy fatally shot man near Jefferson highway

A fatal deputy-involved shooting investigation is underway on Highland Club Avenue near Jefferson Highway Saturday, Sept. 14.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Porch pirate steals package from Dumaine Street home

A male was caught on surveillance camera stealing a package from a Dumaine Street home

Mayor Touts Changes at Old Youth Study center, Now Under new Name

Dozens turn out at City Juvenile Detention Job Fair, as officials try to re-shape focus

Nicondra: Tropical Storm Imelda forms along the Texas coast

Tropical Storm Imelda formed near the Texas coast bringing increased rain chances to our west.

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

She joined ABC News in 1988 and was co-anchor with Sam Donaldson of the Sunday political show “This Week” from 1996 to 2002.