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Louisiana State Police target drivers without proof of insurance

In Louisiana, there are an estimated 30% of drivers without liability insurance. In an effort to gain compliance with the law, the Louisiana State Police set up a proof of insurance checkpoint on the 164 in Bossier Parish this morning.

Bayou Corne residents furious at information coverup

People living along Bayou Corne are furious, they say the Texas Brine Company tried to hide information from the community by sending out a press release late that says tremmors damaged a brine cavern there.

New Information on sinkhole in Assumption Parish

There is new information tonight out of Assumption Parish regarding the giant sink hole and bubbles in the Bayou Corne area of the Parish

Federals appeals court reverses decision about who is liable for property damage caused by flooding from Hurricane Katrina

More than 6 years after Hurricane Katrina devastated much of the Gulf a federal appeals court has reversed its decision about who is liable for property damage caused by flooding from the hurricane.

Law enforcement tracking three different Louisiana robberies

Law enforcement agencies are tracking three different robberies that might actually lead them to the same robber. Last week, a bank was robbed in Opelousas Then last Friday, Lafayette reported a Whitney Bank was robbed

LSU Tigers pull off victory in nailbiting game

If you didn't know any better, you would have thought the LSU Football team was coming off of a loss with the amount of mistakes they talked about correcting this week.

Saints facing pressure after loss to Kansas City Chiefs

After blowing an 18 point lead to the Chiefs Sunday in the Mercedez Benz Superdome. The pressure is on for the black and gold as only 3 teams since 1990 have made the playoffs after starting the season off 0 and 3.

New Orleans elementary school placed on lockdown after discovery of murder victim

An 18-year-old man was found shot to death this morning in New Orleans. His body was located near an elementary school.

Burglary suspect escapes BRPD custody

 A burglary suspect escaped from police custody this morning as he was being transported for medical treatment.

Bayou Corne community waits for answers, workers continue testing cavern

Texas Brine Company says crews are working on using sonar equipment to investigate a brine cavern in Assumption Parish. Workers reached the top of the cavern over the weekend and later found increased pressure.