Houma man killed, passenger seriously injured in single vehicle crash

A single vehicle crash claimed the life of a 31-year-old man after he ran into a tree.

  Bruce: Showers tonight as a front arrives-Cooler drier days ahead

  Health officials say tracking COVID-19 vaccine doses could be logistical challenge

  Northshore judge sentences hit and run driver as 2 children recover

2021 Carnival canceled in St. Tammany Parish; Isis cancels in Kenner

Gonzales man sentenced to 198 months in federal prison for child pornography

State Treasurer John Schroder Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Former police officer, registered sex offender arrested for possession of child pornography

NOPD seeking help in finding runaway teen

NOPD: One man injured after shooting in Desire area

Zulu decides to not elect King, Characters for 2021 Mardi Gras

NOPD officer shaves head in support of fellow officer with breast cancer

Starbucks ofrecerá café gratis durante el mes de diciembre a trabajadores de primera línea

Shelby: Nubes y lluvia antes de otro frente frío

Las temperaturas son mucho más templadas esta mañana, pero tendremos un día bastante feo

I-10 reopens after downed powerline caused major traffic delays

Drivers should avoid I-10 in Mid City and plan for an alternate route. I-10 is shut down in both directions due to downed powerlines near the Carrollton exit.

  Zack: A shower chance today; chilly weekend ahead

It’s a gloomy Thursday forecast as our next cold front slowly moves through bringing with it a chance for showers through the night tonight.

2,168 new COVID-19 cases, 28 new deaths reported Thursday in Mississippi

326 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Thursday.

NOPD: Man injured in New Orleans East shooting

NOPD: One man injured after Central City shooting

  Shelby: Clouds and rain ahead of another front

  French Quarter sales tax renewal sparks debate over security

Governor expects around 80,000 doses of new COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in Louisiana in coming weeks

  Saints CB Janoris Jenkins among a few players missing out on Wednesday’s workout

  Louisiana expects 1st coronavirus vaccine doses this month

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says his state should receive its first doses of a coronavirus vaccine within weeks if the proposed drug wins federal approval as expected.

Gov. Edwards, Admiral Giroir outline plan for distributing COVID-19 vaccine in La.

Gov. John Bel Edwards will hold his first news conference to address the state’s response to rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2.

  Tulane graduates work with Johns Hopkins to develop groundbreaking pharmaceuticals

Axosim takes human nerve and brain cells, from stem cells and puts them on a chip so that they can apply experimental pharmaceutical therapies for testing.

  Long Beach florist and daughter back home after decorating the White House

A mother-daughter duo chosen to decorate the White House for Christmas this year has now returned home.

  Storing the COVID-19 vaccine could require large amounts of dry ice

With an increase of COVID cases spreading across the state, there’s more anticipation than ever about the availability of a vaccine. Ochsner Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert Hart believes the approval for a vaccine could happen soon.

  Mayor Cantrell calls for voter approval of restructured millages

Mayor LaToya Cantrell says there is a lot riding on three millages this Saturday.

Mother suspected of kidnapping son from Northshore arrested in New Orleans

A Metairie woman wanted for kidnapping her biological child Thanksgiving day turned herself into the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Wednesday (Dec. 2) afternoon.

  Bruce: Rain returns Thursday followed by a cool and dry stretch

Rain on the way Thursday-Drier cooler Friday into the weekend

New Orleans prepares as CDC issues new quarantine guidelines

A local doctor says new shorter quarantine times for those exposed to coronavirus are a step in the right direction. The Centers for Disease Control lowered the quarantine period today from 14 days to seven days in some cases.

La. SNAP benefits schedule to change early 2021

Over the next three months, SNAP issuance dates will transition to a new schedule

2,457 new COVID-19 cases, 15 new deaths reported Wednesday in Mississippi

268 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Wednesday.

Latter & Blum buys Gardner Realtors

The joining of the two companies will create the largest real estate firm in the Gulf South

UMMC: ‘We are full. These non-essential gatherings are killing us.’

The state’s largest hospital said it has a total of 700 beds and 765 patients. In the Intensive Care Unit, all 92 beds are full, 18 of which have COVID-19 patients. There are 65 additional COVID-19 patients outside the ICU, UMMC says.

LDH: 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday; 1,500 of those backlogged from April

Gov. John Bel Edwards has moved Louisiana back to a modified Phase 2

Nicondra: A little warmer and rain on the way

We started off very cold again this morning with temperatures falling into the 30s across most of the area. With a sunny start, highs will reach the mid-60s this afternoon. A few clouds and an easterly wind will develop throughout the day helping to keep temperatures less cold overnight as well.

  EXCLUSIVE: Pregnant wife, family in disbelief after husband killed in gas station armed robbery

Police say the victim had only been working at the gas station for a few days

CDC releases new COVID-19 quarantine guidelines

Under the new guidelines, quarantines can end after seven days for people who test negative and 10 days for those who do not get tested instead of 14 days.

FBI: Cleveland homicide suspect killed at Pineville’s Sleep Inn hotel

A homicide suspect is dead following an apparent shooting incident at the Sleep Inn hotel in Pineville on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The FBI says the shooting occurred while authorities were executing an arrest warrant for the suspect, who was wanted for a homicide in Cleveland, Ohio.

  Louisiana prepares for arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, special freezers shipped in

The first shipments of a coronavirus vaccine make their way to the United States and health systems in Louisiana, like Ochsner, are now preparing for the vaccine.

  Shelby: Rollercoaster weather continues

With a sunny start, highs will reach the mid-60s this afternoon. A few clouds and an easterly wind will develop throughout the day helping to keep temperatures less cold overnight as well.

  Salesman tells terrifying story as more stores fall victim to daytime armed robbery

An Arabi phone store salesman becomes the latest victim in recent day-time armed robberies happening across the area.

84-year-old woman killed in Metairie apartment, sheriff says

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said a woman was found dead in a Metairie apartment with wounds to her neck and back.

  Heart of Louisiana: ‘Glamping’ in state parks

If the urge to spend more time outdoors has you thinking about a camping trip, but you don’t have all of the gear, there is a comfortable option at some Louisiana state parks. It’s called glamping, where you get a nice large tent with a bed and outdoor furniture.

VIDEO: Police search for armed vehicle burglars in New Orleans East

New Orleans police released video of a car burglary involving one person holding a gun aimed at someone’s door during the crime.

Local WWII Veteran released from hospital after battling COVID-19

A 103-year-old WWII Veteran left Madison Hospital today after battling COVID-19!

  CDC to shorten COVID-19 quarantine to 10 days, 7 with test

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to shorten the recommended length of quarantine after exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19, as the virus rages across the nation.

  St. Tammany Health System cancels select elective in-patient surgeries due to increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations

The cancellations impact surgeries that require someone to be admitted and observed.

  Nicondra: Another cold night ahead

North and west of the lake we can expect another light freeze. We will stay a bit warmer south with lows north in the 30 degree range and south in the upper 30s closer to 40.

Local Hospitals Weigh In On Covid Demands, and Elective Surgeries, After Inpatient Restrictions at St Tammany Health

local hospitals weigh in on Covid demands, and elective surgeries

  Maxwell Air Force Base honors Rosa Parks with sculpture

Military leaders along with city officials remembered Rosa Parks with a memorial and a color guard tribute.

  The Audubon Nature Institute works to save 30 sea turtles cold-stunned in New England

West Bank facility nurses Kemps ridley turtles back to health

  Crime watchdog says Orleans court system faces a backlog similar to what the city faced following Katrina

Rafael Goyeneche with the Metropolitian Crime Commission says the backlog in cases at Orleans Parish Criminal District Court right now due to the ongoing pandemic is similar to what New Orleans experienced following Hurricane Katrina, with one big difference.

Gov. Reeves adds 13 counties to mask mandate

Monday, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said hospitalizations are at a record high, above the previous peak in August, and expected to continue rising.

Pelicans add veteran leaders Eric Bledsoe and Steven Adams

Pels acquired Bledsoe in Holiday trade

  Alabama huge favorites over a struggling LSU squad

The Tide are 28.5-point favorites over LSU

41 people test positive for Coronavirus after New Orleans swingers convention

The convention organizer said if he could go back in time, he would not have held the event

  VIDEO: City of New Orleans updates COVID-19 cases

Residents are urged to avoid large gatherings as cases continue to climb

Starbucks to offer free coffee to frontline workers for the month of December

Starting on December 1, Starbucks will offer a free tall brewed coffee to front-line responders.

New ADA streetcars enter service on St. Charles Avenue

Three new streetcars are equipped with wheelchair lifts at the front and rear of each car to better accommodate riders with limited mobility

  Shelby: Sunny with a chill

After a freezing start this morning for many north and west of Lake Pontchartrain, ample sunshine is helping temperatures climb. Highs will reach the mid to upper 50s. It will be a beautiful day to be outside if you’re dressed for the cold!

Public visitation Tuesday for former LSU football player, Baton Rouge restaurateur Ruffin Rodrigue

Former LSU football player and Baton Rouge restauranteur Ruffin Rodrigue has died, officials with the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office confirmed to WAFB.

1,141 new COVID-19 cases, 29 new deaths reported Tuesday in Mississippi

158 new cases and 6 new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Tuesday.

  CCSRC meets to discuss renaming of Lakeview streets

The New Orleans City Council Street Renaming Commission (CCSRC) met virtually on Monday, Nov. 30 to discuss a handful of streets in Lakeview that are under consideration to be renamed.

  Sunday travel marks the highest number of travelers since pandemic

Louis Armstrong International was down 43-percent from the same day last year, but 9,900 passengers marked the highest single day since March.

City of New Orleans activates Freeze Plan, opens shelters to homeless

The City of New Orleans activated the Freeze Plan on Monday evening as temperatures are forecasted to reach the low 30s tonight.

  Nicondra: The coldest night of the season so far

A freeze warning is in effect for most of the area including the Mississippi Gulf Coast, parishes north of Lake Pontchartrain, the river parishes and northern Terrebonne and Lafourche. The metro area and coast should stay above freezing, but may see some frost.

Wildlife agents offering $8,500 for information on illegal killing black bear near Centerville

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) say they are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person or persons responsible for the illegal killing of a black bear in St. Mary Parish.

NOPD: Suspect sought in armed robbery on Magazine Street

The New Orleans Police Department is asking for help in locating an armed robbery suspect for an incident that occurred in the 5500 block of Magazine Street.

  Widow and son of local attorney, who died 6 years after being shot, reach out to young crime victim and her mother

Grace and Granville Kaynor know all too well how devastating gun violence can be. Grace's husband and Granville's father, Sandy, was shot in 2012 during a robbery at their Uptown home. The shooting left him paralyzed and unable to speak. He died 6 years later in 2018.

  Berry farmers across the area cover crops to protect from cold

Temperatures are already starting to plummet across the Northshore and are expected to dip into the 20s tonight. For many, it’s time to protect pipes, people and vegetation. For others, it’s time to protect their livelihood.

Three Baton Rouge area men arrested for internet crimes against children

Five Louisianans were arrested for internet crimes against children, Attorney General Jeff Landry said.

Police: Woman sought for kidnapping 9-year-old from custodial parents

Police say 9-year-old Taveion Samuels was kidnapped by his biological mother who did not have custody of him

See LSU’s full football schedule; TV schedule updated

LSU will host Alabama on Saturday, Dec. 5 on CBS. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. The rescheduled date and time for LSU at Ole Miss has not yet been announced.

1,485 new COVID-19 cases, one new death reported Monday in Mississippi

174 new cases and no new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Monday.

2020 hurricane season comes to an end; 30 named storms breaks record

There were 30 named storms, 13 hurricanes, and 6 major hurricanes.

  Coach Orgeron ‘very disappointed’ in the LSU offense

LSU is 3-4 on the season

LSP: 10-year-old killed in North Shore car crash

La. State Police say the boy was one of four unrestrained juveniles in the vehicle

  Freeze warning in effect Monday night

After a cold start, it will feel like the 40s all day long! A Wind Advisory is in effect for sustained winds of 15-25 MPH and gusts up to 30 MPH. Clouds will linger through midday, then sunshine is expected for the afternoon.