Local News

Laughing with Les: How he spent his summer vacation

Les Miles spoke with the Baton Rouge Rotary Club Wednesday, July 25 in his last off campus engagement before gearing up for the 2012 season.

Realty show star busted running from police in downtown Lafayette

There was a celebrity sighting in downtown Lafayette last night but it didn’t end with autographs.

UPDATE: Video surveillance incriminates pastor and her sister in Zachary house fire

 UPDATE: Both Pastor Bridgett Steib and her sister, Lucille Brown, are accused of setting fire to Steib's million dollar Zachary home.

Female victim dies after shooting on Ryder Street

The female victim of a shooting resulting from a domestic dispute died as a result of her injury.

NOPD seeking information about missing teen

Members of the New Orleans Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Haraquon Degruy, who was last seen leaving her residence on July 16, 2012, at about 1:45 p.m., in the 5300 block of Norgate Drive.

Teens arrested for several car burglaries in Ascension

Ascension Parish Chief Deputy Tony Bacala reports that the Sheriff’s Office has made several arrests related to vehicle burglaries that have occurred over the summer months.

Woman allegedly stabs man in back to save sister from beating

Shreveport authorities have arrested a man after he allegedly beat his girlfriend's sister in the head until a family member stabbed him in the back.

Vitt to testify in Vilma's suspension case

The New Orleans Saints will hit the practice field for the first time tomorrow as training camp officially gets under way in Metairie.

Southern students in London during Olympic games

 Some local faces are in London just in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Southern University law students are completing their summer abroad program and this year they're in London.

Law will soon require drivers to have more experience before getting license

New drivers in the state will soon have to have more experience before they get behind the wheel by themselves, no matter what age that new driver is.