Rams player doesn’t think the Dome will be loud; Payton: Here’s when you should scream

Saints Head Coach Sean Payton said he knows the crowd will be loud, but he has a specific request for the Who Dat Nation.

Official: Child playing with matches sets garage on fire

Recall: Chicken nuggets may contain wood pieces

The Louisiana Marathon weekend kicks off with fitness expo Friday night

Huntsville IHOP shooter kills employee, is killed by victim’s son

Army Times retracts story about sergeant Saints fan who claimed he saved man’s life

OLOL recognized for treating atrial fibrillation

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Sen. Kennedy introduces legislation to make abortion based on gender a crime

Another budget battle brewing in Louisiana legislature

Alvin Kamara, the garbage man?

Horse found wandering around in Denham Springs

Teens arrested on LSU campus after fleeing from reported shooting near Mellow Mushroom

Victim not wearing seat belt killed in wreck near Gonzales

GM employees allege nooses, threats, and racist remarks in Ohio plant

One supervisor said ‘there was never a black person lynched who didn’t deserve it’ at a staff meeting, and was never reprimanded.

SC man who threw hot coffee at teen McDonald’s employee arrested

Police say Joshua Emery Noel had a warrant issued for his arrest on Jan. 11 for second-degree assault and battery.

  La. Dept. of Health issues administrative order to Clinton over water issues

The Louisiana Department of Health mailed off a certified administrative order to the Town of Clinton and Clinton Mayor Lori Bell, with additional copies going to the town’s council members.

Teen flies to Australia to track down grandpa’s Vietnam War helmet missing for 50 years

Brayden Mott made it his missing to get his grandfather's helmet back, which had been missing for 50 years. He mowed lawns to earn airfare.

Valentine’s Day cards being collected for children battling cancer at Northeast Ohio hospitals

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families

WANTED: Police looking for man connected to home break-in by DNA

Three Saints reminisce about ‘09 NFC Championship game

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Road Closures

Cohen paid to rig online polls in Trump’s favor, report says

  Amid shutdown, Secret Service agents absorb travel expenses while working without pay

With no paychecks in sight, many in the agency see bank accounts dwindling and short-term debt mounting, which itself creates a potential security threat and puts their jobs at risk.

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip after her request to postpone State of the Union address

The nation's two most powerful leaders appeared to be engaged in a game of constitutional one-upmanship as negotiations to end the monthlong partial government shutdown failed to produce results.

Hunting for Saints tickets? Watch out for scams

Attorney General Jeff Landry is warning New Orleans Saints fans to be cautious when trying to buy tickets to Sunday’s NFC Championship game.

Fired BRPD officer successfully appeals firing, but BRPD can appeal the new ruling

Former Baton Rouge police officer Yussef Hamadeh will appeal his termination Thursday.

Louisiana’s early issuance of February food stamps done

Louisiana has finished handing out February food stamps early, with the state social services agency warning recipients to budget them carefully to cover their needs

Woman killed day before birthday in shooting while dropping off friend; funeral arrangements set

One woman is dead after a shooting on Brookshire Avenue Tuesday night.

  DCFS reports early issuance of Feb. food stamps for La. recipients complete

While January and February are already funded for food stamp recipients in Louisiana, future months are still up in the air.

Watchdog: Government may have separated many more children from migrant families

A report from the Health and Human Services inspector general's office finds that family separations were taking place before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border.

Coast Guard ends search for workers missing from capsized vessel

According to The Coast Guard, the search is being conducted at mile marker 17 near Boothville.

Man accused of threatening possible witness in unsolved homicide investigation

As detectives continue to investigate an unsolved homicide, they have arrested a man, who may have been involved, on other charges.

Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign, Russia

Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney, made the bombshell statement Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

Louisiana Rolling Stones fans wait in line for early bird tickets

Fans are encircling the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans early Thursday morning to get their hands on tickets to see the Rolling Stones in their only U.S. show this year that has not sold out.

RxBar protein bars recalled due to worries about peanut allergies

Double check your pantries, RxBar protein bars are being recalled.

A bystander rendered aid at the scene of a fiery crash. Then someone took his truck.

That good Samaritan was on the scene to help the victims of a fiery crash, including the suspect.

Homeowner spots burglary suspect at Starbucks, calls police

A suspected burglar was arrested after a homeowner chased him off his property.

2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

Possible Democratic candidates haven't hesitated to tangle with Trump. Sen. Sherrod Brown recalled that when Trump slammed him over the closure of a General Motors plant in his home state, he poked the president for seeking "an Ohio Democrat to blame" while the GOP held power in the state.

Police: Alabama man accused of putting child in clothes dryer

According to court documents in Shelby County, a warrant was recently issued for the arrest of a man accused of pinning a child in a clothes dryer multiple times.

Mayor Broome brings State of City events into the community

Sharon Weston Broome wants to hear from you. The Baton Rouge mayor decided to use her annual State of the City address as an opportunity to reach out to the public through a series of town hall-style meetings.

HAND IT ON: Olivia Anderson - Blankets for Iris House

Sometimes the most valuable life lessons come from our children. Such is the case with this week’s Hand It On.

Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

State regulators issued a letter ordering the facility to hire a third-party manager following visits that they say raised “several significant concerns.”

Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

An attorney says the company who makes the sippy cup doesn’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly and wants to do testing on it.

Family pleads for answers as search for missing Baker mother continues

A family is crying out for answers more than two weeks after 35-year-old Nahendra Davis vanished. Her mother, Merenda Knox, says it has been tough for them in the last few days.

2 men with extensive criminal histories arrested with pounds of heroin, meth, marijuana

Two men have been arrested on a slew of drug charges, say officials with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

New project will bring sidewalks to Gardere area

Most people would shudder at the thought of walking alongside a busy road to run errands, however when you don’t have a choice, you grit your teeth and bear it.

Biggest great white shark on record seen in Hawaii waters

There’s been a rare sighting of what’s believed to be the biggest great white shark on record.

Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

President Donald Trump signed a law on Wednesday guaranteeing back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay during the partial government shutdown.

Jimmy Buffett, Cheap Trick, Choppa and Ying Yang Twins to perform at Saints game

The Saints released the entertainment lineup for Sunday.

Suspect arrested in Young Greatness murder case

Donald Reaux was booked into the Orleans Justice Center jail Wednesday (Jan. 16) on accessory to murder and obstruction of justice charges.

La. Entergy customers to receive refunds after Public Service Commission wins lawsuit against company

Entergy customers in Louisiana will receive refunds on their power bills in January, February, and March after the Louisiana Public Service Commission (PSC) won a lawsuit against the company.

Craft crisis: Shutdown delaying new beers and breweries

The partial shutdown halted operations at the federal agency that regulates alcohol production and distribution. That means government employees can't issue the permits needed for the beer to flow.

Pointe Coupee officials seeking suspect after drive-by shooting

The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about a drive-by shooting that happened in New Roads Sunday, Jan. 13.

Steve Carell, ‘Office’ creator to reunite for Netflix series ‘Space Force’

Netflix announced Wednesday that Steve Carell joins Greg Daniels, who created the U.S. version of “Office,” for a new show, “Space Force.”

Health facility for medically needy children moving to new location in north Baton Rouge

A Baton Rouge day health center for medically fragile children announced they’ll be moving soon.

Report: Zachary pipe company to close; 120 jobs impacted

Thompson Pipe Company will close its plant in Zachary later this year, The Advocate newspaper reports.

Sears staves off liquidation; stores to stay open, reports say

Multiple media outlets reported early Wednesday that billionaire Eddie Lampert has won a bankruptcy auction after strengthening his bid in several days of negotiations with creditors.

Boil water advisory lifted for Clinton

A boil water advisory for the town of Clinton that was put in place on Friday, January 11 has been lifted.

'Instant karma’: Front yard Frosty with tree trunk base teaches KY driver a valuable lesson

A 9 foot tall snowman in Petersburg, Ky. dealt vandals a dose of karma on Monday.

Regulators vote to eliminate THC limit in medical marijuana

The Louisiana Board of Pharmacy will discuss the amount of THC allowable in a single prescription for medical marijuana, which will determine the price.

Today is National Nothing Day

The holiday was created to provide Americans with one day where they can do absolutely nothing.

Affidavit: Murder suspect “romantically involved” with slain police officer

The cousin of a suspect accused in the murder of a Shreveport police officer admitted to being present and took investigators to the murder weapon, according to SPD documents provided to KSLA Investigates.

‘Choppa Style’ one of most downloaded songs on iTunes

Dirty South where you at? Let me get a hand clap.

Driver escapes seconds before train crashes into car

The driver, 96-year-old Antoinette Lazzara, was stuck on the tracks at the railroad crossing. She was apparently disoriented and had trouble getting out of the car as the train approached.

Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

Police investigating burglary at MS McDonalds; witnesses say man seen running down road with food on dolly

According to Cpl. Colendula Green, the burglary happened at 3:56 a.m. at 1010 N. State Street.

Attorney general nominee Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

So far, William Barr's comments have pointedly departed from Trump’s own views and underscored his efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to the president.

After a young man, 23, died in a car accident, his kidney donation saved his father’s life

The 23-year-old's heart, liver and second kidney will be donated to other patients in need.

Woman fights ticket for honking at officer

In Auburn several weeks ago, the woman said a cop in an unmarked SUV peeled out in front of her as she swerved to avoid him. She honked.

BBB: The ‘skinny’ on weight-loss scams

If you made a resolution to shed a few pounds this year, don’t be fooled by get-slim-quick pills, powders, or juices.

Auction set for ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star’s 50-acre property

The foreclosure auction for actor John Schneider’s property is happening on Wednesday, January 16. There’s a big movement from fans of the “Dukes of Hazzard” star to help him get that land back.

Arrests made in death of Shreveport Police Officer Chatéri Payne

Shreveport Police arrests 3 people in connection with the shooting death of Officer Chatéri Payne.

FDA recalls several brands of dry dog food following toxicity reports

The FDA has recalled several brands of dry dog food, and is alerting dog owners and veterinary professionals alike.

Newly renovated auditorium in Donaldsonville to benefit Head Start kids

Dozens of kids in Ascension Parish now have a new place to learn and grow.

$4 million worth of marijuana confiscated from Hanahan industrial warehouse

Two men are behind bars after nearly a thousand pounds of marijuana worth four million dollars was confiscated at an industrial warehouse in Hanahan.

NOPD: Suspect wanted in connection with Young Greatness murder

Donald Reaux was previously considered a "person of interest," but is now wanted on charges related to the 34-year-old rapper's death.

Livingston residents say parish is denying them access to clean environment

Livingston Parish residents reached out to WAFB’s 9News Alert Team to help them bring back recycling to their community. Muriel Laws says she has been attempting to get the parish council on board for months now.

Dad praised for building handicap-accessible snow fort

Everyday life is busy for the Eichhorns. Mom and dad head up a household made up of nine kids. All nine are adopted, and each has special needs.

Food service coordinator for Salvation Army honored by Mayor Broome

Edwina Thomas received some high praise Tuesday. She works as the food service coordinator for the Salvation Army.

New bridge close to reality in Baton Rouge

A plan for a new bridge crossing the Mississippi River could come as early as the end of 2019, according to Sen. Rick Ward, R-Port Allen.