Kevin Foster, FOX 8 New Orleans

Kevin Foster

FOX 8 New Orleans

Zachary, LA, United States

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Recent articles by Kevin:

Orleans, Jefferson Parish healthcare workers help areas around the state as COVID cases rise

As parts of the state face a nursing shortage, hospitals in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes are doing what they can to help the problem. → Read More

Red onions linked to multi-state salmonella outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration has linked red onions to a multi-state outbreak of salmonella. → Read More

JPSO investigating fatal shooting at Westwego Waffle House

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating a shooting that occurred at a Waffle House, located at the intersection of Wayne Avenue and the Westbank Expressway. → Read More

Deepening of the Mississippi River from 45 to 50 feet has been authorized

On Friday, July 31, Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn D. Wilson joined officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to announce an agreement for the deepening of the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico through Baton Rouge. → Read More

New La. laws take effect Saturday

Close to 200 new laws take effect in Louisiana Saturday, Aug. 1. → Read More

Oklahoma murder suspect escapes 12th floor cell using sheets

Pablo Robledo, 34, who was being held on a first-degree murder charge, and his cellmate escaped by breaking a window of their cell and climbing down, according to jail spokesman Mac Mullings. → Read More

New La. laws take effect Saturday

Close to 200 new laws take effect in Louisiana Saturday, Aug. 1. → Read More

Teether toy sold at Target recalled over choking hazard

The company received six reports of the toy separating into pieces small enough that a child could choke on them. → Read More

Too much lead found in several of hemp oil products

Several hemp oil products sold across the nation contain an amount of lead that exceeds federal guidelines and, if consumed, can cause health complications. → Read More

Too much lead found in several of hemp oil products

Several hemp oil products sold across the nation contain an amount of lead that exceeds federal guidelines and, if consumed, can cause health complications. → Read More

ELECTION REMINDER: You must be in line by 8 p.m. to vote in La. Saturday

Louisianans in line at their polling location by 8 p.m. Saturday, July 11, will be allowed to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary election → Read More

Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don’t reopen

The president unleashed his threat on Twitter. → Read More

Haven’t received an absentee ballot? Check here before deadline Tuesday

Louisiana voters have just a few more hours to request an absentee ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary and Municipal Primary elections. → Read More

Haven’t received an absentee ballot? Check here before deadline Tuesday

Louisiana voters have just a few more hours to request an absentee ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary and Municipal Primary elections. → Read More

Cockfighting ban in La. violates religious rights, Livingston pastor’s lawsuit says

In a federal lawsuit filed in June, a man who identifies himself as the pastor of Holy Fights Ministries sues the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office and district attorney over a state ban on cockfighting. → Read More

Heavy rains close several roadways in Baton Rouge, Ascension Parish; sandbags available

Heavy rains have led to high water in the city of Gonzales. → Read More

EBR superintendent releases update on reopening plan for 2020-21 school year

The superintendent of the East Baton Rouge Parish School system released updated guidance about the system’s reopening plan for 2020-21 school year in a message sent to parents Sunday, July 5. → Read More

Gumbo pots and gators? LSU Ag releases ‘La. style’ social distancing poster

The poster uses staples from Louisiana’s culture like crawfish and pots used to cook gumbo to show how much distance folks should put between themselves and others to keep in line with social distancing recommendations. → Read More

Artists completing Black Lives Matter mural in Baton Rouge

Fifteen artists each chose a letter from the phrase “Black lives matter” to decorate with a unique painting that will communicate a different aspect of the black American experience. → Read More

L’Auberge to layoff 161 at Baton Rouge location, 441 in Lake Charles

L’Auberge opened in Baton Rouge in 2012. It’s Lake Charles location opened in 2005. → Read More