Local News

‘Swamp People’ to hold open casting call in Baton Rouge

The folks behind the hit show "Swamp People" are looking for new Cajun characters to follow around on the bayou, and they're coming to Baton Rouge!

May EBR sales-tax collections up by 13.62 percent

 Driven in part by a national bowling tournament and the two-day Bayou Country Superfest, East Baton Rouge sales-tax revenues continued their torrid pace in May, increasing by 13.62 percent over April of 2011.

Two Franklin Parish men cited for shocking fish

 Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents cited two men for alleged fishing violations on July 2 on the Boeuf River.

Dutchtown teen dies after basketball practice

NBC33 News has confirmed a 14 year old from Ascension Parish has died after practice at school.

Parents arrested after child was found walking down Westbank Expressway alone

Gretna police have arrest the parents of a young boy who was found walking alone down the Westbank Expressway this morning.

Lavergne Charged With Murder

A grand jury formally charged Lavergne with two murders yesterday. Lavergne was a prime suspect in the Shunick case.

Shunick Suspect Still Under Investigation

The man accused of killing Mickey Shunick and Lisa Pate is still under investigation. Investigators say it's possible these two women were not Brandon Lavergne's only victims. On the left is Lisa Pate.

Missing Lafayette Teen Found

Sixteen year old Lexy Jones is back home tonight and her twenty three year old boyfriend Cory Borel is behind bars. Borel is in trouble for helping to hide her as well as felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

Abandoned Horses Found On Bayou Alexander Highway

  Three starving horses were found in St. Martin Parish abandoned on the levee on Bayou Alexander highway. Tonight authorities want to know who left them there.

Neighbors in Vermilion Parish describe what it was like during pipeline rupture

Louisiana State police are investigating what caused a natural gas line to rupture in Vermilion Parish.