Carnival Cruise Line has announced new travel restrictions due to the Coronavirus outbreak. All guests who have traveled to China in the last 14 days prior to their embarkation day will not be allowed to sail, according to the company.
It's considered an emergency according to the City code, yet it remains a risk to health and safety. The FOX 8 Defenders have tracked a property and swimming pool now the subject of six Code Enforcement hearings in seven years that's been hit with a hefty fine, but is still considered dangerous.
A problem some say has plagued a Jefferson Parish neighborhood for years, may be closer to getting some relief. Sometimes trapped in their own driveways, frustrated neighbors turned to the FOX 8 Defenders to get answers.
We're learning more about the effort to change one word in a New Orleans ordinance that targets nuisance swimming pools, and we've uncovered disturbing findings about a longtime dangerous pool that should have been abated months ago.
Louisiana’s five-member Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to change a rule that will allow utility companies to pay homeowners that produce excess solar energy the wholesale rate, instead of the current retail rate.
A brand of herbal tea marketed to help relieve digestive discomfort in infants and increase milk flow in women who are nursing could potentially be contaminated with Salmonella, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration announcement states.
In 2010, the EPA labeled chloroprene as a likely carcinogen, and recommends that emissions levels not rise above that .2 micrograms per cubic meter. But now, Laplace's Denka-Dupont plant wants that number changed.
According to Mike Yenni, Inspector General David McClintock's office spent over $1 million leasing and renovating two buildings in the Elmwood area, despite having been offered rent-free space by Yenni.
City Council must make a decision on two ordinances that would change New Orleans’ zoning laws Thursday (Aug. 8), bringing in new rules for short-term rentals. But, there might be some last minute proposals that could complicate the vote.
With the 2020 quadrennial assessments, homes are seeing double and triple their previous value, a local realtor fears those higher property taxes may keep potential homeowners from buying in New Orleans.