- Search on for 2 Concordia Parish inmates Updated: Oct-06-15 7:49 pm
VIDALIA, Louisiana - A search is on for two Concordia Parish prisoners who have been missing since Monday.
- Deputies find truck maybe linked to LaPlace triple shooting Updated: Oct-06-15 5:15 pm
LAPLACE, Louisiana - The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a triple shooting in LaPlace that has left two people dead and one injured.
- Mississippi woman killed in head-on crash near Hammond Updated: Oct-06-15 4:50 pm
HAMMOND, Louisiana - A Mississippi woman was killed in a head-on crash after driving the wrong way on Interstate 55 near Hammond.
- Judge: Hotel evidence for fugitive real estate heir valid Updated: Oct-06-15 4:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Prosecutors may use evidence obtained from fugitive real estate heir Robert Durst's hotel room and during his questioning, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
- $350K 3-year grant for new diabetes prevention program Updated: Oct-06-15 3:47 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans is getting $350,000 over three years to set up a diabetes prevention program.
- Correction: White Alligator story Updated: Oct-06-15 2:24 pm
NEW ORLEANS - In a story Oct. 1 about a white alligator at the Audubon Aquarium, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on incorrect information from the Audubon Nature Institute, where its brother is on display. That alligator is on display at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island in North Carolina, not at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
- Ascension Parish Hot Air Balloon Festival turns profit Updated: Oct-06-15 11:35 am
GONZALES, Louisiana - Officials say the two-day Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival last month at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center turned a $105,000 profit after drawing record crowds of 54,000.
- 1 killed, 1 injured in New Orleans house fire Updated: Oct-06-15 11:32 am
NEW ORLEANS - One man is dead and another hospitalized after house fire in the Algiers section of New Orleans.
- Sugar Cane: Weather hurts sweet crop Updated: Oct-06-15 11:22 am
THIBODUAX, Louisiana - Even as the price of sugar cane begins to rise, farmers and industry officials expect an average year for the crop due to unsteady weather conditions this year.
- Audit reveals food service problems at UL-Lafayette Updated: Oct-06-15 11:18 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - An audit reveals the company selling food services to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette overbilled the school on some occasions and provided free catering for non-university events involving a former school official.
- Lawsuit filed to block raises for Mississippi River pilots Updated: Oct-06-15 11:15 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's chemical industry has filed suit to block raises for two groups of Mississippi River ship pilots.
- Leonard Fournette shares 4th straight LSWA honor Updated: Oct-06-15 9:37 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Leonard Fournette of LSU was able to win the offensive player of the week honor from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association for the fourth straight week, but this time there was a slight catch.
- Public gets look at new Allen Parish jail Updated: Oct-06-15 8:39 am
OBERLIN, Louisiana - Allen Parish residents got a glimpse of life behind bars as the public got its first chance to see inside the new $8.5 million public safety complex on Louisiana Highway, just west of Oberlin.
- Boy, 12, arrested for bring handgun to Chalmette school Updated: Oct-06-15 7:52 am
CHALMETTE, Louisiana - St. Bernard Parish authorities have arrested a 12-year-old boy who took a handgun to Andrew Jackson Middle School. They say the boy also was in possession of ammunition.
- LSU gets a night kick for the home game against Florida Updated: Oct-06-15 7:01 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - LSU and Florida will kick off at 6 p.m. on Oct. 17 in Baton Rouge.
- Construction owner arrested for fraud, theft charges Updated: Oct-06-15 6:58 am
BAKER, Louisiana - A Baton Rouge construction owner is facing fraud charges after authorities say he swindled several elderly Baker residents out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
- Tioga woman accused of filing false police report Updated: Oct-06-15 6:53 am
TIOGA, Louisiana - A 49-year-old Tioga woman has been arrested for allegedly making a false claim that a child had been the victim of sexual misconduct.
- 3 Garyville men accused of dogfighting Updated: Oct-06-15 5:02 am
GARYVILLE, Louisiana - The St. John the Baptist Church sheriff's office is accusing three Garyville men of participating in dogfighting.
- Orleans police reform report: progress, but much to be done Updated: Oct-06-15 4:35 am
NEW ORLEANS - Echoing remarks made last month in federal court, a court-appointed monitor says the New Orleans Police Department has made strides in a comprehensive reform effort, but much remains to be done.
- Louisiana Lottery: $5,000 Mega Millions ticket unclaimed Updated: Oct-06-15 4:35 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Lottery says a ticket that won a $5,000 prize has gone unclaimed since May.
- La. congressional members ask for extension on new ID rules Updated: Oct-06-15 4:31 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Most of Louisiana's congressional delegation asked the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to let state residents continue to use their driver's licenses to enter federal courthouses and offices.
- Shreveport dog park gets closer to being built Updated: Oct-06-15 4:30 am
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - A dog park is getting closer to opening in Shreveport.
- NY company gets 2-year extension of Superdome cleaning Updated: Oct-06-15 3:32 am
NEW ORLEANS - A New York company says it has a two-year extension of its contract to clean the Superdome and nearby arena after events including football and basketball games.
- US, states announce settlement with BP over gulf oil spill Updated: Oct-05-15 10:14 pm
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department and five states on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of environmental damage claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Feds: Black pinesnake, now only in 2 states, 'threatened' Updated: Oct-05-15 7:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The black pinesnake, a burrowing constrictor found only in pine forests of southern Mississippi and Alabama, is now listed as threatened, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday.