Local News

EPA Awards $25,000 to help protect, restore the Basin's Wetlands, Waterways

The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, Inc.

Suspect arrested for shooting a man in the face in Baton Rouge

A 22 year old man was shot in the face early this morning and police have caught the man they believe to be responsible.

Crash shuts down part of Jefferson Hwy; suspected meth lab contained in vehicle

 Louisiana State Police had to shut down part of Jefferson Highway in Baton Rouge overnight.

Young man from Clayton killed in ATV crash

 Early this morning, a crash involving an ATV killed a man from Clayton, La.

Caddo Parish inmate charged with second murder

 A Caddo Parish inmate charged with murder has a second count added after a woman died Wednesday morning in a local hospital.

Memorial to celebrate Mickey Shunick being planned; accused killer headed back to court

 As the case against the man accused of killing Mickey Shunick moves forward, family and friends begin planning a public memorial to celebrate the life of a young woman who captured the attention of a nation.

Shreveport pastor accused of sexually assaulting three 14-year-old girls

Shreveport police have charged a local pastor believed to have molested several juveniles over the past ten years.

Mathieu’s future at LSU still up for debate

 LSU's Head Coach Les Miles took time out today to set the record straight when it comes to Tyrann Mathieu's role in 2012, and any possible role in 2013.

What are they spraying over my neighborhood?

While the heat and rain we've seen lately are no doubt contributing to the mosquito population, parish crews are busy trying to get rid of them - both on the ground and in the air.

Two busted for growing marijuana on innocent victim’s property

Detectives with The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division began an investigation into marijuana being grown in Springfield. Information led Detectives to Linda Haven Road.