La. approved for $200M+ in Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement funds for coastal restoration projects

Coast Mardi Gras parade first to be canceled due to COVID risks

President-elect Joe Biden officially names Baker native Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

See LSU’s full football schedule; TV schedule updated

Ladson man, former WWII vet, turns 104 years old

  699 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths reported Monday in Mississippi

Continued Coverage

JPSO: Man shot and killed in Marrero early Monday

I-10 West CLOSED at Lobdell due to overturned tractor-trailer at Whiskey Bay

Lake Charles firefighters battle flames at apartments on Prejean Drive

  IMAGES: Barataria Bridge struck by barge; Lafitte mayor says damage is ’significant’

After Further Review: Five takes from Saints win over Falcons

MPD searching for missing 13-year-old girl

  7 shot, 2 killed Sunday in New Orleans

A criminologist with LSU says the New Orleans murder rate is currently top five in the country. The city currently sits right behind Detroit.

Register for Tyrann Mathieu speaking series to curb violence in Louisiana youth

Tyrann Mathieu is giving back to his home state yet again.

Register for Tyrann Mathieu speaking series to curb violence in Louisiana youth

Tyrann Mathieu is giving back to his home state yet again.

  Shelby: Nice Start to the Holiday Week

We’ll kick off this holiday week on a nice note. A cold front crossed the area this morning, and breezy and cool conditions will be expected for the rest of the day. After a cloudy start, we’ll gradually see more and more sunshine through the late morning and into the afternoon.

“Taysom Time” at QB debuts with a win over the Falcons

NOPD: One killed in Seventh Ward shooting

NOPD: Police investigating fatal traffic accident that left one dead

  Saints fans worry for future of fans in Dome given rising COVID cases

NOPD: One injured in New Orleans East shooting

Juan’s World: How About that Saints Defense

  Saints defense stifles the Falcons to the tune of 8 sacks and 2 INT’s

Saints own a 7-game winning streak

NOPD: One killed, two injured in New Orleans East shooting

One man, one woman and an unknown victim were injured in the shooting, according to NOPD.

LDWF investigating fatal boating incident in Jefferson Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are investigating a boating accident that occurred on Saturday in Lake Pontchartrain near Metairie.

  Nicondra: Pleasant start to Thanksgiving week

There’s not a huge temperature drop, but enough of a difference to notice by Monday afternoon with highs a good 6 to 8 degrees lower than the upper 70s seen on Sunday. Tuesday morning will likely be the coldest of the week.

NOPD: Two men injured in Gentilly shooting

One of the men was transported to the hospital via private transportation and the second man remains at scene as of 2:15 p.m. on Sunday.

  Local restaurants catering to smaller Thanksgiving gatherings

Several top chefs will be pre-preparing meals for those who will no doubt be holding smaller gatherings due to COVID-19.

  Brother Martin, DLS, and Newman enter LHSAA football playoffs with a 1-seed

The LHSAA football playoffs kickoff this Friday

“Taysom Time” begins against Falcons with Brees out with an injury

Falcons (3-6) at Saints (7-2)

NOPD seeks 17-year-old carjacking, attempted murder suspect

Kyren Washington is wanted for the carjacking and attempted murder of a woman in the 1700 block of Monroe Street

Taysom Hill will start against the Falcons

Drew Brees is out with broken ribs and a collapsed lung

779 new COVID-19 cases, 19 new deaths reported Sunday in Mississippi

98 new cases and no new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Sunday

Report: Drew Brees has 11 broken ribs

It was originally believed Brees broke five ribs along with his collapsed lung

  Zack: Another warm one to finish off the weekend

Highs will be in the upper 70s under lots of sun.

  Jefferson Parish prepares to amend, move forward with Mardi Gras parades for 2021

Van Vrancken says a working plan is to hold parades in May though that’s subject to change.

NOPD: Police investigating two separate shootings in New Orleans East

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating two shootings that occurred in New Orleans East.

  LSU outlasts Arkansas, 27-24

LSU traveled to Fayetteville to take on Arkansas in the “Battle for the Golden Boot” and was able to take the giant trophy back to Baton Rouge.

Precautionary boil advisory in effect for parts of St. Tammany Parish

St. Tammany Parish issued a precautionary boil advisory for Arbor Walk Business Park, Arbor Walk Subdivision and Natchez Trace Subdivision.

  Nicondra: Another cold front approaches, but little moisture for rain

Expect another pleasant day on Sunday with mild temps in the mid-70s to low 80s. A cold front moves in for Monday, but there is very dry air in place with little opportunity for more moisture it should pass through dry.

NOPD: Man killed in Gentilly shooting

Police say the shooting was reported at around 12:18 p.m. on Saturday evening. When police arrived, they discovered the man with multiple gunshot wounds.

  Local businesses hope for a lifeline this holiday season

As cases continue to rise across the state, shoppers say it’s important now more than ever to support businesses as long as it can be done safely.

NOPD searching for 16-year-old missing girl

16-year-old Naidlen Martinez Solis was last seen Nov. 17

St. James Parish man killed in train accident

The victim was identified as Ridge Michael Melancon

Report: New Orleans Pelicans finalizing trade with OKC for Steven Adams

The 6′11 center averaged 11 points and over 9 rebounds a game last year and is known for his strength and defense down low.

1,972 new COVID-19 cases, 15 new deaths reported Saturday in Mississippi

237 new cases and 4 new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Saturday

  Brother Martin clinches Catholic League title outright with win over Curtis

Brother Martin clinched their first Catholic League title in 12 years

Zack: Quite warm this weekend but dry

Highs will soar into the upper 70s both Saturday and Sunday.

Jefferson Parish man charged with manslaughter in homicide

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s office has arrested John McMillian, 55, of Marrero for manslaughter following an investigation into a previously unclassified death.

LSU students protest, call for action in light of sexual misconduct allegations

LSU students and club leaders marched all the the way from the LSU parade ground to the Pete Maravich assembly center to make a statement right across from Tiger Stadium.

Healthcare workers worry about staffing as COVID-19 cases rise

More people are testing positive and the numbers are rising once again. The Governor warns, this surge of COVID-19 is worse than ever before.

City says Covid-19 test results taking longer than normal due to increased demand

Louisiana reported 2200 new Covid-19 infections Friday. The Health Department's dashboard shows 4800 new cases but that's because of a backlog linked to a problem with the electronic reporting system.

Illinois teen charged in protest slayings posts $2M bail

Kyle Rittenhouse posted a $2 million cash bond in Kenosha on Friday. Prosecutors accuse Rittenhouse of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during an Aug. 25 protest against police racism and brutality in Kenosha.

Drew Brees placed on injured reserve

Brees will be out a minimum of three weeks

Rex Organization cancels Mardi Gras ball in wake of COVID-19

The Rex Organization announced it will be the latest iconic carnival krewe to not hold its annual reception ball in 2021. The announcement was made due to coronavirus constrictions.

Harahan’s police chief returns from coronavirus stint at EJ Hospital

Harahan police chief Tim Walker, works from home, after a stint at the hospital with coronavirus

State police investigate deputy involved shooting in Tangipahoa Parish

Louisiana State Police are investigating the shooting of a Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy and another person.

  Brother Martin aiming for undefeated regular season and Catholic League outright title

Curtis (4-3) vs. Brother Martin (6-0) at SLU

LSP: Tanker driver rear-ended trooper on shoulder before explosion

Both drivers suffered moderate injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

LDH: More than 4,814 new cases of COVID-19 reported Friday with addition of testing backlog

The Governor’s Phase 3 order has been extended until Friday, Dec. 4.

Thousands of patients’ information potentially accessed after cyber breach at LSU Health

LSU Health New Orleans Health Care Services Division said it became aware of a cyber intrusion into an employee’s electronic mailbox.

After Further Review: Not a shocking move for Saints to turn to Taysom Hill

Sean Fazende shares his thoughts on Saints decision to start Taysom Hill.

  Zack: Warmer heading into the weekend

Highs are back in the 70s and the humidity will slowly increase but rain chances remain low.

1,638 new COVID-19 cases, 23 new deaths reported Friday in Mississippi

185 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Friday

  Jesuit WR Luke Besh registers epic performance against Hahnville

Besh racked up 255 yards against Hahnville

Shelby: Warmer Weekend

We'll finish out the week slightly warmer with highs in the mid to upper 70s through the weekend. There will be a few clouds at times but expect plenty of sunshine each day.

Tulane suffers stunning loss against nationally-ranked Tulsa

Tulane surrenders Hail Mary on the final play of regulation

NOPD: Woman killed in crash on Robert E. Lee Blvd.

The crash occurred around 4:30 a.m. in the 1000 block of Robert E. Blvd.

NOPD: Injured man walks to hospital after Crowder Blvd. shooting

NOPD was contacted by New Orleans East Hospital after a man walked to the hospital with a gunshot wound just before 3 a.m.

  St. Jude scientists make breakthrough and discover possible COVID-19 treatment

Scientists at St. Jude may have figured out how COVID-19 kills, and more importantly, how to stop it.

  Gov. Edwards, state officials addresses high COVID-19 numbers ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

The governor says Louisiana must get its act together to slow the spread of COVID by taking the mitigation mandates seriously.

Mayor Cantrell says she is open to rescheduling Mardi Gras parades

Even though parades won’t be allowed to happen in New Orleans during Mardi Gras, some krewes brought up the possibility of rescheduling parades. Mayor LaToya Cantrell says she won’t rule out that possibility.

Endymion to cancel after mayor’s ‘premature’ carnival announcement

One of the largest krewes to roll in New Orleans during the Mardi Gras season said it plans on cancelling its parade until spring when a vaccine might be available to parade goers.

’Words can’t express how deeply troubling it is’: LSU interim president addresses report that university mishandled sexual misconduct claims

LSU Interim President Tom Galligan issued a letter to the campus Thursday, Nov. 19 addressing a USA Today investigative report published Monday, Nov. 16 claiming, in recent years, the university mishandled several sexual misconduct allegations against students, including several top athletes.

  White House report says Louisiana is in the red zone for COVID-19 cases; rapid testing gets more attention

Louisiana has seen an increase in new coronavirus cases and an increase in test positivity.

EBRSO searching for man wanted for murder

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a 22-year-old man wanted in a homicide that happened Aug. 21.

  PANO warns of a ‘catastrophic staffing crisis’ for NOPD

The Police Association of New Orleans sent a letter this morning to the Mayor and the City Council warning of what they call a catastrophic staffing crisis.

  12-year-old girl accused of killing 6-month-old brother in St. Charles Parish

Sheriff Greg Champagne says deputies were called to a home on the afternoon of November 15 for an infant not breathing.

  COVID-19: Could radiation help patients?

COVID-19 can be tough on the lungs and cause massive inflammation in some patients.

  Next storm chance before Thanksgiving

Nice weekend ahead