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Saints, Falcons news and notes - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

fox8live.com — HEATED RIVALRY What we know about the Saints - Falcons rivalry (13-5 N.O. Since 2006) is that the teams respect but don't really like each other, the games usually come down to the wire, and this year we know that after a season of inconsistency, either the Saints (6-8) or Falcons (5-9) can still take a big step forward to the playoffs.

The Russians, domestic violence, sports gambling all tied into D - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

fox8live.com — NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - - New details in the Darren Sharper rape case tie other football players to the scene of at least one "date rape" drug crime. However, it was a slew of other new allegations that kept former St. Bernard sheriff's Sgt. Brandon Licciardi behind bars.

Zurik: Kennedy calls Alternatives Living "porker of the year" - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

fox8live.com — Louisiana's state treasurer is blasting a New Orleans-based nonprofit for spending of federal funding on luxuries and other personal expenses. And he's calling for strong disciplinary action at the Department of Health and Hospitals, which oversees the company's grant funding. "If I sound upset, I am - because I'm sick of it," says Treasurer John Kennedy.

TBT: Scenes from the French Quarter, then and now - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

fox8live.com — "I just know that my son got killed last night, and I want him home. I can't bring him home," Lynette Robertson said. "I just know that my son got killed last night, and I want him home. I can't bring him home," Lynette Robertson said.

Ford expands drivers air bag recall nationwide - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

fox8live.com — By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver's side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S. The move announced Thursday adds 447,000 Ford vehicles to the list of those recalled due to driver's inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp.

NOPD reports spike in armed robberies, attacks in French Quarter - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

fox8live.com — Police say they have seen a spike in armed robberies and attacks across the French Quarter and Marigny. Numerous attacks and robberies have been reported to the New Orleans Police Department in previous weeks. The most recent incident details an armed robbery and stabbing by a group of eight men.
Dec 18, 2014

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Deputy indicted in Darren Sharper rape case to appear in federal - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

fox8live.com — A former St. Bernard Parish sheriff's deputy charged in the Darren Sharper rape case is expected to appear in federal court. Brandon Licciardi, 29, has a detention hearing on federal drug charges Thursday afternoon. Former Saints player Darren Sharper, 39, and Licciardi have been federally charged with distributing drugs with the intent to commit rape.

Anonymous donor drops $10K check in Shreveport Salvation Army ke - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

fox8live.com — Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 11:40 PM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 11:45 PM EST SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The Salvation Army says an anonymous donor dropped a check for $10,000 in a red kettle in Shreveport. The donation was found in the Walmart store kettle at Bert Kouns.
Dec 18, 2014

Hooray! The help is greatly needed. RT @FOX8NOLA: Anonymous donor drops $10K check in LA Salvation Army kettle shout.lt/PlBk