Local News

Lafayette father son team rescues 120 people

In Plaquemines Parish a tour of the area is devastating. Now this tour can only happen by boat. Most of the town is under ten feet of water or more.

Mo Isom fails to make LSU football team

 A LSU soccer standout whose hopes of lettering in another sport this coming season, ended today.

Burglar caught kicking in door during height of the storm

 Just before the peak of the storm in Baton Rouge an attempted burglary was thwarted by deputies.

BR man shot to death early this morning at apartment complex

A 27 year old man was shot and killed early this morning and police are working to identify a suspect.

Adult, juvenile arrested for looting in Houma

 The Houma Police Department arrested an adult and juvenile for looting.

Shreveport teen charged with trying to murder his father

 A man is in custody Wednesday morning for allegedly shooting his own father Tuesday night at a house in west Shreveport.

Slidell resident killed while driving through floodwater

On Thursday, Aug. 30 at 7:40 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on the I-10 eastbound onramp from Oak Harbor Blvd. in St. Tammany Parish.

Voluntary evacuation for parts of St. Amant, Acy, Sorrento issued

The Ascension Parish Unified Command has issued a voluntary evacuation order for parts of St. Amant, Acy and Sorrento because of anticipated rising waters from the aftermath of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaac.

Teen arrested for looting Baton Rouge business before the storm

A 17-year-old was arrested by BRPD, Wednesday, Aug. 29, and charged with looting.

Gonzales residents are frustrated yards turned into lakes

Several streets off Highway 44 in Gonzales were swamped with water with this storm.