Statewide News

Armed robbery of victim’s cell phone turns into overnight police standoff

BRPD was forced to send in its SWAT team over night after an armed robbery suspect was located, but refused to evacuate his home.

Thousands of singers hit the Big Easy for FOX's American Idol auditions

FOX's American Idol season twelve auditions are in full swing. In New Orleans thousands of Idol hopefuls had to wait their turn to show off their voices for the shows first round judges.

Local painter selected for Best of the Bayou poster contest

 Best of the Bayou has selected the official artwork for its inaugural festival poster, chosen after a 15-day contest open to all area artists. The winning artwork is a painting by Susan Shaffer of Schriever.

Poor fire rating sends premiums soaring

Alsen is a small community in between Scotlandville and Baker.

Hunting Heritage Program accepting participants for 2012-13 hunting season

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will be launching its Louisiana Hunting Heritage Program (LHHP) with the 2012-13 hunting season.

Argument over $30 leads to metal pipe attack

 An argument over a small amount of money quickly escalated into violence Monday evening. Officials tell KMSS they received a report of battery on the 1900 block of Anna Street at around 11:55 p.m.

Detectives looking for gas station robbery suspect

BRPD Robbery Detectives are attempting to identify a suspect who is accused of robbing the Valero Gas Station located at 7515 Perkins Rd.

Texas man finds his car 42 years after it was stolen

It was a reunion more than four decades in the making. Almost 42 years after Robert Russell' s prized 1967 Austin-Healey sports car was stolen, he has it back, thanks largely to his own detective work.

Port Allen police looking for robbery suspect

The Port Allen Police Department is attempting to locate Jasmine Pierce, 20. Pierce is wanted for Simple Robbery and Simple Battery.

Traffic violation leads to four drug arrests

Four people are behind bars after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a large quantity of cocaine being transported from Houston, TX to Jacksonville, FL.