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City of New Orleans off-line after ransomware cyber attack

The City of New Orleans is off line after a cyber attack. That ransomware attack comes just weeks after a similar attack on state government.

  LSU adding bike lanes to improve safety on campus

  Louisiana reports second death related to Hepatitis A outbreak

New Orleans City Hall under cyber attack

Billy Cannon’s family pens letter to Joe Burrow

Thieves caught on camera stealing a TV, laptop and iPad in broad daylight from a Marigny Airbnb

Feds intend to bring charges against former Saint Joe Horn in healthcare fraud case

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  Legislature enters all-too-familiar budget debate

Armstead named 2019 New Orleans Saints Man of the Year

Drew Brees to appear on ‘Undercover Boss’

Man suspected in death of Houston-area officer arrested in Texas

State Police: Two separate crashes involving 18-wheelers causes delays on both spans of Bonnet Carre Spillway

Family asks social media for help after losing jersey of lost loved one at 49ers game

  Can LSU retain both top assistants, Aranda and Brady?

LSU’s defensive coordinator Dave Aranda is apparently staying with the Tigers in Baton Rouge.

Coach Saban makes appearance at Walker High School

While LSU was out practicing for the Peach Bowl, Nick Saban was visiting a local high school.

La. has new goal for all students to graduate high school with college credit or vocational training

Louisiana’s K-12 and postsecondary education boards met Wednesday, Dec. 11 and set a goal for all high school freshmen, starting with the class of 2025, to graduate with some type of college credit or vocational credential, or both.

Coach O named SEC Coach of the Year

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron has been named the SEC Coach of the Year according to league offices.

Burrow named SEC Offensive Player of the Year

Second suspect in Canal St. shooting arrested in East Baton Rouge Parish

  Country music network Circle to launch with 16 shows, including ‘Opry Live’

  Louisiana legislature expected to look different by the time the next session starts in March

  WATCH: Lizzo’s Human Jukebox music video gains over 1M views in a day

Report: Saints DE Marcus Davenport suffers season-ending injury

14 La. artists nominated for 21 Grammy awards

The 2020 Grammy Awards will be held Jan. 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, and 14 Louisiana artists have been nominated.

Suspects identified, 1 arrested in Canal St. mass shooting

Police have arrested one suspect connected to the Canal St. mass shooting that left 10 bystanders injured. They have also identified another suspect.

Cleveland native Ted Ginn Jr. shows young fan how to stand for the national anthem before NFL game (video)

The national anthem has been a contentious topic for the NFL, but wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. made sure a young fan knew what to do during a recent performance.

  Sediment piled high in the Bonnet Carre Spillway after an unprecedented year

The Mississippi River deposited millions of gallons of sand into the Bonnet Carre Spillway this year

Gov. Edwards: ‘You may be from Ohio, but you will forever be a proud son of the great state of Louisiana’

Governor John Bel Edwards took to Twitter to congratulate Joe Burrow on being named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.

PHOTOS: LSU grad dresses up as the Heisman Trophy looking for Joe Burrow

LSU graduate Madison Lucas decided to give the Heisman Trophy a run for its money.

Photos, videos of Joe Burrow appear in Times Square

Times Square in New York City is lit up in purple and gold.

Authorities say woman sold raffle tickets under guise of house fire, sick husband

Darwin Durison and Nettie Adams, both of Winnfield, have been arrested. Authorities say Adams was selling raffle tickets under the guise that her home had burned, injuring her child, and that her husband had cancer.

  Joe Burrow for Heisman billboards to go up around Baton Rouge

Louisiana just can’t get enough of Joe Burrow.

Body found in ditch identified as son of woman who ran into Opelousas roadway

Three relatives were struck in a hit and run after one of the victims allegedly found out about her son's death earlier in the day.

La. State Police arrest sword-wielding man in French Quarter

Troopers arrested 42-year-old Travis Fisher of New Orleans

NASA’s Michoud facility to unveil final stage of rocket for next moon mission

NASA will send the rocket into orbit making it the fastest rocket in NASA history

Captain Shreve High assistant coach dies after wreck

Counselors will be on the Shreveport school’s campus Monday

This Date in History: 2017 Snow Day

In 2017, multiple inches of snow fell from Baton Rouge to Thibodaux across much of the North Shore.

  Family of Hard Rock collapse victim hold vigil by the site

The family of Quinnyon Wimberly, a victim of the Hard Rock collapse, held a vigil today just blocks from the site nearly two months since the collapse.

New monument unveiled honoring fallen Shreveport police Officer Chatéri Payne

“I have photos, I have memories, I carry her around in my heart, but I can come here and I can look at it and I can see her," said Officer Payne's mother, LaKeitha Nash-Hudson.

HOW TO WATCH: LSU, Southern, UL-Lafayette, Southeastern, and Nicholls games

There are five huge games for Louisiana’s college football teams on Saturday, Dec. 7.

  I-10 reopened at Gramercy after fiery wreck involving four vehicles

All lanes of I-10 E near the Gramercy exit reopened Friday, Dec. 6 around 7 p.m. after being closed for a couple of hours due to a fiery wreck.

  Former Louisiana deputy fire marshal arrested, charged with cruelty to animals

A former Louisiana State Fire Marshal deputy is facing charges following the death of a K-9 officer.

La.’s first permanent makeup studio opens in Baton Rouge

Microblading wasn't a trendy Instagram hashtag when Danielle Lemonie first discovered it.

Slidell man facing over 50 charges of sex crimes against animals, children

Ian Bagley is facing a staggering list of charges, including 46 counts of sexual abuse of animals.

SEC Championship: Tiger fans bring Louisiana flavor to Atlanta

Jambalaya and white beans are on the menu.

‘Eye on the Title’ - Special preview of LSU in SEC championship

We have a 30-minute special previewing the big showdown between the LSU Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs.

  MADE IN THE PLAINS: Parents, coaches explain why Joe Burrow was destined to lead the Tigers

In southeast Ohio, hard work is almost a religion, and Joe Burrow is a fanatic.

  VISIT WITH THE VOICE: LSU broadcasting legend Jim Hawthorne reflects on Tigers’ incredible 12-0 season

The legendary former voice of the Tigers recently sat down with WAFB 9Sports’ Jacques Doucet to reflect on No. 2 LSU’s impressive 12-0, 8-0 SEC season ahead of their matchup with the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC championship game on Dec. 7.

  LAROSE: A town small on ego, but big on love for Coach O

Residents of Larose, La. say they feel nothing but pride for their hometown hero Ed Orgeron's success as the head coach of the LSU Tigers.

Bourbon St. strip club owner booked with raping child at business

A French Quarter strip club owner allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl who was led to her club by another employee, according to court documents.

Jefferson Parish man arrested for bank robbery in the Central Business District

The FBI has released images of a man accused of robbing a bank in the downtown area of New Orleans.

  More La. residents able to get live-saving hep C treatment thanks to state’s new payment model

Many Louisiana residents living with hepatitis C have now been able to get life-saving treatment thanks to the state’s new, innovative payment model for the medication used to cure the illness.

Burrow named finalist for Manning Award

LSU’s record-setting quarterback Joe Burrow has been named a finalist for the 2019 Manning Award.

Burrow named finalist for Walter Camp Award

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named as one of five finalists for the 2019 Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year Award.

LSU chemical engineering seniors to swim in Olympic Trials

Studying engineering can be challenging, but LSU chemical engineering seniors Nicole Rozier and Helen Grossman are working on conquering something greater. The duo is currently on the swimming and diving team at LSU and has qualified to compete in the Olympic Trials next summer.

Five arrested, four wanted in connection with shooting at event hall in Jennings

Five people have been arrested and four are wanted in connection with the killing of 22-year-old Dakota Chaisson at an event hall in Jennings on Nov. 29, 2019.

Krewe of Orpheus announces 2020 celebrity lineup

Bryan Cranston, will reign as Monarch in the Krewe’s Lundi Gras parade

  Gov. Edwards plants Tiger Stadium sod outside Governor’s Mansion

Even Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards got in on the Death Valley sod craze.

  How does the new food stamp rule affect Louisianans?

Nearly 50,000 Louisianans could be affected by new work rules for food stamp benefits.

New Orleans city council proposes Carnival changes

City council will vote on the proposals, if passed, it will be implemented for the 2020 season.

Gov. Edwards will not hold inaugural ball the same day as National Championship game

Governor John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards have announced plans for the inauguration.

Joe Burrow wins 2019 Golden Arm Award

LSU starting quarterback Joe Burrow has been announced the winner of the 2019 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award.

Master P launches ramen noodle brand ‘Rap Noodles’

“If you ain’t eating Rap Noodles, then you shouldn’t be eating noodles."

  Some sugar cane farmers concerned after early freeze brought down harvest

An early freeze has brought down yields for sugarcane farmers, meaning less money for them and potentially less sugar on the shelves.

$100,000 winning scratch-off ticket sold in Baton Rouge

Winner, winner chicken dinner someone in the Baton Rouge area is $100,000 richer.

You can order a Joey ‘Burriteaux’ at this Baton Rouge restaurant

The Joe Burrow madness surrounds Baton Rouge just days before the SEC Championship game and one local restaurant is offering a burrito with a twist.

Charge dropped against ex-LSU student in hazing death

Prosecutors have dismissed a hazing charge against a former fraternity member indicted in the 2017 alcohol-related hazing death of a pledge at Louisiana State University

  New video shows chaos after New Orleans mass shooting

New surveillance video from the scene of Sunday's mass shooting near Bourbon and Canal streets show some of the aftermath after the gunfire.

  Additional OMV offices reopening across Louisiana after cyber attack

Louisiana State Police identified eight Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) locations across the state which will reopen Monday, Nov. 24 after an issue indirectly linked to a cyber attack that crippled state government Monday, Nov. 18 led to extended closures at locations statewide.

New Orleans bible school president accused of sexual contact with student

Federal agents have arrested the president of a Louisiana bible college as he tried to get off of a plane.

VIDEO: 2-alarm fire burns down popular Marigny bar in New Orleans

A 2-alarm fire severely damaged a popular bar and a duplex in the Marigny near the intersection of St. Claude Ave. and Frenchmen St.

Surveillance video shows crowd fleeing after gunshots erupt on Canal Street

Surveillance video from a business shows the moments gunfire erupted on Canal Street over the weekend.

  UPDATE: Weapon recovered in Canal St. shooting, shooter still on the loose

New Orleans police said a mass shooting on Canal St. that left 10 people injured was the result of a feud.

Saints open as 3-point favorites over the Niners

Saints and Niners are both 10-2

Witness recalls chaotic scene following Canal St. shooting that left 10 injured

It’s calmer on Canal Street now, but it was a much more chaotic scene there less than 24 hours ago

  New Orleans PD: 10 people shot on Canal Street, 2 in critical condition

Two of the 11 victims are in critical condition

Authorities searching for missing teen last seen in Opelousas

Law enforcement officials in St. Landry Parish are asking for the public’s help in locating a teenager that has been missing since Nov. 30.

Criminologist reacts to mass shooting near French Quarter

Criminologist Dr. Peter Scharf says the state of mind someone would have to be in to openly fire a gun into a crowd, especially with police officers just feet away, is a terrifying thought.

Mayor Cantrell, NOPD Chief release statements on Canal Street mass shooting

NOPD Chief Shaun Ferguson says investigation is in the very beginning stages

16-year-old missing after running away from group home

Lauren Martin was last seen leaving Rain Tree Girls Home on Nov. 29

NOPD investigating attempted kidnapping of 7-year-old

Police say it happened near the intersection of General Ogden and Olive Streets.