Local News

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.

Boy brought back to life in drowning, dies later at Shreveport hospital

A six-year-old died in a Shreveport hospital Monday after nearly drowning in an East Texas lake over the weekend.

Three Avoyelles men cited for wildlife violations

 Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited three Avoyelles Parish men for alleged wildlife violations on Sept. 14 in Avoyelles Parish.

Corps of Engineers not liable for Katrina damage, court rules

Three years ago, a federal court found the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers responsible for the catastrophic flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. On Monday, an appeals court threw that decision out.

Baton Rouge man charged with possession of child pornography

A Baton Rouge resident has been arrested and charged with one count of possessing pornography involving juveniles, announced Louisiana Attorney General Caldwell.

Shreveport standoff ends peacefully

A wanted man is in law enforcement custody after a two and a half hour standoff in south Shreveport Monday afternoon.

Leftover food from last years hunting season being collected

Local business man, Bob Giles challenges the local sportsmen of the area each year to clean out their freezer and donate leftover frozen fish and game from last years hunting season to help the less fortunate.

Local police and AT&T working on eliminating texting while driving

Local police officers and AT&T want to elimnate texting while driving. It is all part of a campaign called "It Can Wait."