Statewide News

Six people displaced after early morning fire in Port Allen

 An early morning fire in West Baton Rouge Parish has left six people without a home today. The American Red Cross is out assisting those residents in Port Allen.

Police: Male bank robber was dressed as a woman

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking a male suspect who has been connected to two possible bank robberies. They say the man was dressed like a woman in at least one of those robberies.

Brees Contract Deadline Is Fast Approaching

Drew Brees's contract deadline is quickly approaching.   The Saints and Brees have just four days to hammer out a deal otherwise Brees would be forced to play this upcoming season under the franchise tag.

Houston couple busted with over 50 pounds of marijuana on I-10

 A couple from Houston is behind bars in Louisiana after they were caught with over 50 pounds of marijuana in their car.

Bandit fails to rob bank, steal purse within minutes

A failed bank robbery attempt led to a failed purse snatching Friday afternoon.

Voodoo lineup filling up with addition of Jack White

Jack White--one of the most prolific and renowned artists of the past fifteen years--has been confirmed as the final headliner for The Voodoo Music Experience.

Drew Brees signs long-term contract with Saints

UPDATE: ESPN is reporting that a deal has been reached between Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. After a year of negotiations the quarterback agreed to the long-term contract. The deal includes $100 million for 5 years.

New information in the Drew Brees contract controversy

Sources say the Saints and Brees are more than $10-milliion apart in guaranteed money the quarterback will receive.

'Loan Ranger' strikes again!

The man known as the 'Loan Ranger' has robbed yet another bank in Texas.

BRPD officer arrested for malfeasance in office

Detectives arrested Officer Jake Chustz, 27, late last night charging him with Felony Theft, and Malfeasance in Office.