Suspended Saints reinstated, but when will they play?

Jonathan Vilma and three other players were suspended for Bountygate
Jonathan Vilma and three other players were suspended for Bountygate

COMING UP ON 9NEWS AT FIVE: The suspensions of Saints LB Jonathan Vilma, DE Will Smith and two other former Saints players have been overturned.  WAFB's Steve Schneider will have more.

THEN ON 9NEWS AT SIX: Last week, Hurricane Isaac kept some LSU fans from game day activities.  Some of the Tiger faithful tell WAFB's Kelsey Davis nothing else will keep them away from campus this season.

  • Hundreds of unemployed people in Louisiana will be back on the job for a little while. The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) has money to pay them for storm cleanup.

Suspect identified in deadly drive-by shooting

  • Police are searching for a man in connection with a deadly shooting on Appleton St.

Parish prison employee arrested for stalking

  • A EBR Parish Prison employee is on the other side of the bars after being accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend.

'Show me your papers' upheld by federal judge

  • Months after the Supreme Court struck down a majority of Arizona's immigration law, a federal judge upheld the most controversial of the provisions amidst protests it would lead to state-sanctioned racial profiling.

SEC Week 2: Auburn-MSU; Georgia-Mizzou and Texas A&M vs. Gators highlight weekend

  • Auburn and Mississippi State are set to engage in an epic struggle. The new guys get baptized.  A couple of moderately interesting games dot the landscape and the rest are going to be bloodbaths.

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Cool Front Arrives Saturday Jay Grymes and Steve Caparotta will let you know what to expect from the skies this weekend on 9News at Five, Six and Ten.