Local News

Duson man shot in the chest during home invasion; suspect wanted

A 22-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after he was shot in the chest by a home intruder.

High speed chase leads to the arrest of two soldiers

A high speed chase leads to the arrest of two Fort Polk Soldiers in Vernon Parish. On Friday at 12:40 p.m. a Trooper from Troop E was in a high speed chase after trying to stop two separate motorcycles for speeding.

Two local non-profits teaming up to help out local children in need as well as orphans in Romania

For the first time two non-profits are partnering up to give back to local children in need as well as orphans in Romania.  LOVE Inc, which helps local children, and Another Child Foundation, which helps orphans in Romania are having a ben

Former Assistant District Attorney Keith Stutes running against Mike Harson for District Attorney

From prosecuter to retirement, now Keith Stutes wants back in the game, and this time as 15th judicial district attorney.

Four men wanted on narcotics trafficking charges

Louisiana State Police is asking for the public’s help locating four people wanted for charges relating to narcotics trafficking. Detectives are looking for the following people:

Farm safety critical during sugarcane planting season

Farm safety is of great concern now that sugarcane planting is in full swing and the public needs to be aware along with those riding ATVs. 

Man believed to be major stolen property 'fencer' arrested, bond set at $2 million

Authorities believe that a major fencing operation has been shutdown after a recent theft related arrest. On August 22, Jack Leblanc of Scott was found to be in possession of the suspected stolen property which was recovered.

Youth golf instructor arrested for indecent behavior with juvenile; more victims possible

A 65-year-old man from Baton Rogue was arrested for allegedly sending inappropriate messages to a teen boy.

27-year-old man dies after being ejected from motorcycle during crash

A 27-year-old man from Broussard was killed after he crashed his motorcycle into a tractor trailer that was turning into a private driveway.

Louisiana’s ‘Dynamic Duo’ returns home with two division wins from the Festival de Magie de Quebec

Louisiana-natives Michael Dardant (from New Iberia, LA), also known as “Magic Mike,” and Shanna Lynn Forrestall (from Gonzales, LA), a film and television actress, performing as “Velvet Marie” joined forces to compete in