BATON ROUGE - Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following executive proclamation declaring a state of emergency as a result of the forecasted conditions of Hurricane Ida.
STATE OF EMERGENCY - HURRICANE IDA:
WHEREAS, the Louisiana Homela
OPELOUSAS — Carey Cortez is behind bars after police say he placed his son in a tub of scalding hot water.
Offials say the child was treated for second degree burns under his toes and first-degree burns on the tops of his feet.
UNDATED — Investigators think a fire at a Westlake Casino Hotel was caused by a meth lab.
Firefighters got a call that a sixth floor hotel room at the Isle of Capri was burning.
Authorities found chemicals often used in mobile meth labs.
LAFAYETTE — The UL Ragin Cajuns suffered a 20 to 17 overtime loss to Florida International Saturday.
It was the second conference game in a row the team has lost. The Cajuns now move to a 4-4 overall record 2-2 in the Sunbelt Conference.
SHREVEPORT — Storms caused a tornado to touch down Thursday afternoon in Shreveport.
Two tornadoes came through the area causing damage to several buildings.
One woman was even on her way to pick up her daughter at school right as the storm cam
A Capital One Bank in New Iberia was robbed this morning.
A woman reportedly walked into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding six thousand dollars.
The robber told the teller not to scream or call the police, or she would kill her.
JENNINGS — Officers investigating the death of eight Jefferson Parish woman have officially called the murders the work of serial killer.
Investigators say all the victims likely knew one another, hung out in the same area and were known to
UNDATED — Federal Drug Administration officials are planning to ban the sale of raw oysters harvested in the gulf of mexico unless properly treated.
Officials say the oysters could contain a potentially deadly bacteria.
The sales ban woul
BATON ROUGHE — Louisiana State University's chancellor says the school should not be afraid to increase tuition.
The college board's annual report shows LSU students are paying less than other public universities.
The average in-state tui