Local News

Changing Of Guard Takes Place At Lafayettes Lite Center

A changing of the guard took place this morning at Lafayette's Lite Center.   Dr. Kam Ng officially took over as CEO after a long search by the governing board.

BRFD: Arsonist responsible for early morning fire

An early morning fire is suspected to have been caused by an arsonist, the Baton Rouge Fire Department reports.

Meth lab busted in Loranger, one arrested

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that Danny Null Jr., 27, was arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamines at his Loranger residence.

Possible ultralight plane crash reported on S. Choctaw

Several agencies are currently investigating a reported plane crash in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Tickfaw man locked up for allegedly stabbing his brother to death

A man is behind bars for allegedly stabbing his brother to death.

Hornets summer league wrap-up

The Hornets finished NBA Summer League play at 1-4 this summer in Las Vegas. The team was led in scoring (14.0 ppg) and rebounding (7.2 rpg) by Lance Thomas while Austin Rivers paced the team in assists (3.5 apg).

Police: Ex boyfriend tried to attack woman with electric skillet

A woman was reportedly running down the street barefoot because her ex boyfriend broke into her house, tried to attack her, then ran after her when she tried to get away.

Law enforcement searching for accused murderer

Shreveport police have issued an arrested for warrant for the man they believe shot and killed a local woman last week.

Denham Springs city council member arrested, community concerned

 A Denham Springs city council member is out on bond. Louisiana State Police arrested council member Christopher Davis on several charges including DWI.

Free entertainment industry workshop to be held at Mardi Gras World

As the entertainment industry continues to grow in Louisiana, so too do the opportunities to gain inside knowledge and learn about the latest and greatest gadgets that make it all possible.