Local News

Low river levels hurt local business

 Verging on historic lows, was the phrase used by an Army Corps of Engineers spokesman when describing current water levels of the Mississippi River. The low levels are now affecting river traffic, and commerce.

Mariah Carey joins 'Idol' as a judge

Mariah Carey is just full of announcements lately.

Are you ready for LSU football?

LSU’s season-opener against North Texas on Sept. 1 in Tiger Stadium will kickoff at 6:00 p.m.

Kids get the chance to play Hornets style at BRCC

 Kids from the Baton Rouge area enjoyed a day with the Hornets organization at BRCC.

Body of second boater recovered from Lake Charles

Search and rescue crews have recovered the body of a Westlake man at 6:30 a.m.

Shreveport Olympian departs for London

Met by family and friends at his departure, Kendrick Farris, a weightlifting Olympian from Shreveport, left for the London games Thursday, July 19 in the afternoon from the Shreveport Regional Airport.

Woman pulls butcher knife, slashes neighbor during argument

Shreveport authorities have taken a women into custody after she used a butcher knife during a dispute with a neighbor in the Caddo Heights neighborhood.

Ex-con busted trading drugs for rent

The owner of a trailer park in St. Bernard Parish is behind bars for allegedly running an illegal drug operation.

New Orleans Hotel imploded to make way for new University Medical Center

Early risers in Downtown New Orleans woke up to a huge boom Sunday morning. The state imploded the Pallas Hotel also known as the Grand Palace Hotel.

One dead, two injured after tavern shooting in Iberia Parish

One person is dead and two others were sent to the hospital after a shooting incident that happened early this morning at a tavern located in Iberia Parish.