Early voting ends Tuesday

The U.S. presidential election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3.

NOPD: Police investigating shooting in CBD; Man injured

Union Co. woman killed in U.S. Navy training plane crash in Alabama, U.S. Navy confirms

NOPD: Man hospitalized after Central City shooting

After Further Review: Five takes from Saints win over Panthers

  Saints fans celebrate a win after fans allowed inside dome for the first time this season

LSU football fan attacked in Tiger Stadium bathroom after game

Continued Coverage

Juan’s World: Saints Rally to beat Panthers

Marquez Callaway leads Saints receivers in win over Panthers

LSP: Motorcyclist killed after crashing into light pole Sunday morning

REPORT: Former LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. suffers what’s believed to be major knee injury; MRI scheduled

Nicondra: Tropical Storm Zeta forecast to track towards northern Gulf

VIDEO: Saints rude host in Bridgewater’s return to New Orleans

Saints and Brees hold the upper hand at the half

Panthers (3-3) at Saints (3-2)

LDH: Nearly 1,000 news cases of COVID-19 reported over the weekend

Louisiana is currently in Phase 3 of Coronavirus restrictions

JPSO: Driver killed in car crash while backing out of driveway

The crash happened in the 500 block of Terry Parkway around 8:15 a.m.

Michael Thomas among inactives for Saints-Panthers game

The Saints receiver hasn’t played since week one of the regular season

  Tropical Storm Zeta forecast to be Category 1 hurricane at landfall; SE LA remains in the cone

NOPD: Man dead after shooting near Alfred and Sere Streets

NOPD: Man wounded in St. Roch shooting

  Krewe of Boo, businesses, visitors salvage Halloween spirit despite canceled events

NOPD: Two men injured in shooting near the intersection of Leonidas and Hickory Street

NOPD: One dead, another injured in two separate shootings in New Orleans

Jeepers and boaters for President Trump rally ahead of Election Day

Fresh off of the final presidential debate of 2020, two groups supporting President Donald Trump gathered for a rally in South Mississippi.

  Hundreds of thousands of La. residents cast their ballots early; 2 days remain for early voting

After 7 days of early voting, more than 676,000 Louisiana residents have cast their ballots for the presidential election

Arrest made in August homicide in St. Tammany Parish

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection with a murder that occurred at a residence near Abita Springs

1,212 new COVID-19 cases, 17 new deaths reported Saturday in Mississippi

224 new cases and two new deaths were reported in South Mississippi on Saturday

  Depression 28 forms in the Caribbean; La. in the cone

A cold front will cross the area today bringing less humid and slightly cooler air. Mostly cloudy skies will keep highs near or just below 80 degrees today.

  De La Salle continues undefeated season with shutout win over SCC

DLS moves to 4-0 on the season

99-year-old woman votes for first time after surviving COVID-19

Barbara Duvall is 99-years-old, and was diagnosed with COVID-19 five weeks ago.

NOPD: Police investigating shooting near I-10 and South Carrollton Avenue

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting near the intersection of South Carrollton Avenue and I-10 on ramp.

NOPD: Man fatally stabbed in St. Roch neighborhood

A man was fatally stabbed in the 2400 block of Eads Street on Friday night

  “We want people to come here,” Lt. Governor makes push to call for visitors while maintaining safety

This will be the first weekend the city aggressively enforces its mask mandate in hopes of preventing regression.

NOPD: Man injured in New Orleans East shooting

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man injured in the 9000 block of Dwyer Road.

LSU makes final preps for South Carolina

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron is going to need everything - “Block Out the Noise,” “One Team, One heartbeat,” and more - to right the ship Saturday night against South Carolina.

JPSO seeking help in identifying Marrero homicide suspect

The incident occurred in the 6500 block of Lapalco Boulevard in Marrero.

La. lawmakers sign petition to end COVID-19 restrictions; Gov. Edwards calls move ‘reckless, irresponsible, and unconscionable’

Gov. Edwards called the petition from Republican lawmakers “reckless, irresponsible, and unconscionable” during a firey news conference Friday, Oct. 23.

Transition from oil and gas industry would potentially cripple Louisiana’s economy, leaving tens of thousands out of work

Vice-President Biden made it clear during Thursday (Oct. 23) night’s presidential debate he would “transition” away from fossil fuels toward clean, renewable energy if he is elected.

  City of New Orleans says now is not the time to build the next phase of the jail

The City of New Orleans is requesting relief from court orders to build a new jail building, and do away with a temporary facility that now sits behind the main jail building.

NOFD Chief Tim McConnell retires after 36 years of service, interim superintendent named

The City of New Orleans has announced that New Orleans Fire Chief Tim McConnell retired Friday after serving for the fire department since 1984. He was named superintendent of the NOFD in 2013.

  Cool front arrives for the weekend

Lower humidity expected

  Tropics watch again

Depression likely to form over the weekend

  Big shrimp return to Lake Pontchartrain in big numbers

People who like big shrimp are rejoicing. That’s because some of the biggest white shrimp many have seen are now showing up in Lake Pontchartrain.

  Saints WR Emmanuel Sanders out for Sunday’s game

The Saints will be without their most productive receiver for Sunday's game.

NOPD: Woman shot to death in New Orleans East

NOPD reported the shooting around 12:25 p.m.

LDH: Almost 700 new cases of COVID-19, 21 deaths reported Friday

Louisiana has entered Phase 3 of Coronavirus recovery, however, Orleans Parish has taken a staggered approach to Phase 3

The Extra Point: Buy low or sell high?

If your waiver wire is looking dry, it might be time to find a trade partner in your fantasy league.

NOPD: Algiers shooting leaves a man and woman injured

Officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 900 block of Belleville Street around 10:35 a.m.

  FOX 8 Football Friday “Game of the Week” preview: DLS vs. St. Charles Catholic

DLS (3-0) vs. SCC (3-0)

  Shelby: Tropical disturbance could move toward Gulf next week

The National Hurricane Center has highlighted an area of low pressure as Invest 95-L in the western Caribbean with 60% chance for development in the next 5 days.

Woman struck and killed by vehicle in Marrero

Sheriff Joseph Lopinto says deputies were called to the intersection of Ames Boulevard and Caillou Drive around 6:50 p.m. after a pedestrian was struck by a 2017 Honda Accord.

Tulane University announces changes for 2021 spring semester

Tulane University is rolling out its plans for the 2021 spring semester, following an unprecedented COVID-19 crisis round of classes.

795 new COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths reported Friday in Mississippi

161 new cases and one new death were reported in South Mississippi on Friday

  Former Slidell pastor arrested on warrants for molestation in church rectory

The former pastor of a Slidell-area church was booked Thursday (Oct. 22) night into a Georgia jail as a fugitive out of St. Tammany Parish, after detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office obtained warrants for his arrest on molestation charges.

Deputies: Sorrento man dies after being shot by 16-year-old son

Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office say a 16-year-old is in jail after shooting his father Thursday, Oct. 22.

  High school stadiums to allow 50 percent capacity beginning Friday

If parishes go back to a 10 percent positivity rate for COVID-19, then the capacity will go back to 25 percent.

Newborn baby taken from Louisiana hospital found safe

According to authorities, the child was returned to St. Francis Medical Center and is in good health.

100-pound aerial bomb from World War II era washes ashore near N.C. lighthouse

The National Park Service said “a potential unexploded ordinance” was found on the beach Thursday morning near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Beach Access in Buxton, N.C.

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

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

LSP: Newborn taken by father returned to Monroe hospital

Louisiana State Police says a newborn baby that was taken from a hospital in Monroe Thursday night by his father has been returned.

  Shelby: Scattered Showers & Storms Today

The FOX 8 viewing area is seeing another foggy start this morning. Patches of dense fog will reduce visibilities to 1/4 mile or less at times. Low clouds will give way to sunshine a couple of hours after sunrise, and sunny skies are expected for the rest of the day.

Man injured in Metairie shooting

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in Metairie late Thursday night.

Alcohol sales now allowed in Tiger Stadium under new game day policies

Among the changes, LSU officials emphasize the CDC wellness check will no longer be required for entry into Tiger Stadium, alcohol sales will be permitted in general and premium areas, and fans are reminded masks are required while in their seats.

  Man arrested in Kannapolis, N.C. with van full of guns and explosives, allegedly researched killing Joe Biden

A man was arrested in Kannapolis with a van full of guns and explosives with plans to carry out an act of terrorism, including trying to assassinate Joe Biden.

Donations raised, family showered in love after loss of 2-year-old son to gun violence

Officer Vince Hutchinson Jr. describes the smile and laugh that were synonymous with his 2-year-old son, Azariah Christien Thomas, as radiating and infectious.

Gov. Edwards announces 50% capacity for high school football

Governor John Bel Edwards announced that starting Friday, October 23 that high school outdoor stadiums will be allowed to move to 50% capacity.

HEALTHLINE: La. health leaders ‘concerned’ about national spike

Take a look at the national map and you’ll see Louisiana is an island among a sea of states seeing COVID-19 spikes. Based on previous patterns, state health leaders say that’s not a good sign, and they hope it’s not a sign of what’s to come this winter.

Police search for person of interest in 2018 New Orleans homicide

New Orleans police hopes the public can help them locate a person of interest in a 2018 homicide.

  NOPD investigating string of carjackings, attempted carjackings in New Orleans on Wednesday

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating four attempted and two successful carjackings that occurred Wednesday night.

New Orleans man indicted in shooting death of his father

The New Orleans District Attorney’s Office secured a murder indictment for a New Orleans East man who allegedly shot his father in their home in July.

Myles Brennan out for South Carolina game; TJ Finley will start at QB

Finley is a true freshman out of Ponchatoula

  Local man sees mom recovering from coronavirus at local nursing home under new state rules

Mandeville man gets to visit mom for first time in 10 months, under new state coronavirus rules governning nursing home.

Confidence rises as Carolina turns focus to showdown vs. LSU

While fans are still beaming over Carolina's big win over Auburn, the players have noticed what a victory like that can do for the team.

  New Orleans could fine mask violators $500 as city moves towards Phase 3.3

Mayor LaToya Cantrell said New Orleans is closer to moving to Phase 3.3 of COVID-19 recovery, but citizens can expect stiff fines if they are caught in public without a mask or violating other restrictions.

Rain chances increase Friday

A few thunderstorms possible

  FAA takes over investigation after Slidell area plane crash

Police are investigating a small plane crash at the Slidell Municipal airport, according to a tweet from Slidell Police Department.

Shaq named special reserve sheriff’s deputy in La. parish

Shaq Diesel is now a special member of law enforcement in Louisiana.

958 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths reported Thursday in Mississippi

260 new cases and one new death were reported in South Mississippi on Thursday

Suspect arrested for transporting 13 pounds of heroin through St. Tammany Parish

A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday (October 21) by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office after he was caught attempting to transport heroin through the parish.

Coast student at Mississippi State found safe

Authorities in Starkville say a student who had been missing has now been found safe.

Woman injured in shooting on I-10 near Carrollton Ave.

NOPD was contacted by a local hospital after a woman arrived by private conveyance with a gunshot wound to the arm.