Guns, ammunition and other hunting supplies will be exempt from Louisiana sales taxes this weekend for the 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday. More>>
A house fire kept crews near Central busy Monday evening. A home on Rustling Oaks Drive, near Hooper Road, burned.The fire department received a call from a neighbor at around 8:15 p.m. Reportedly, no one was in the home, and there were no injuries. More>>
Six years ago Hurricane Gustav touched down, leaving more than $6 billion in damage in its wake. On the storm's anniversary officials are reminding residents to stay ready. More>>
Children continue to flee to the United States, from Mexico, to reunite with family and get away from a country where some say they are faced with difficult situations. Catholic Charities of Baton Rouge says they have gotten hundreds of these families, who are asking for help. More>>
Event planners seem to no longer be wary of booking in New Orleans during the height of hurricane season. The traditionally slow months are transforming with the return of some big-name conventions.
New Orleans police are asking for the public's help in locating and identifying two people who were involved in a fight that ended in gunfire Friday in the CBD. More>>
An autopsy is pending for a Louisiana woman whose body was found in the waters off the Florida Panhandle. More>>
Labor Day moves political campaigns into a high gear, and local candidates were out in force kissing babies and shaking hands and...tweeting?
A lake drawdown will begin on Tuesday, September 2nd as part of the False River Restoration project.The water reduction will lower its level by 2 to 2.5 feet over the next three weeks. More>>
Morgan City Police say witnesses told them that Dusty Rinheart struck a man, identified as Max Cordova, after seeing Cordova allegedly holding a 16-year-old girl's head beneath the surface of the water. More>>
According to his mother, JoJo was left in the care of a 19-year-old male relative while she went to work.
A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said. More>>
Shoppers who missed out on Labor Day deals still have a chance to save big thanks to some local businesswomen.Ashley Thom and Shelby Smith are holding their 11thLollipop Lane consignment sale. More>>
An explosive fire at a dental office in Clinton could have caused far more damage had it happened on any other day. More>>
The National Hurricane Center reported an Air Force Reserve Unit reconnaissance aircraft is investigating a broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche. More>>
The Baton Rouge Police Department has released the name of the officer who shot a suspected drunk driver who authorities said resisted arrest and threatened the officer's life during a traffic stop. More>>
Thanks to donations, Ferguson police are starting to wear wearable cameras on patrols.
Thanks to donations, Ferguson police are starting to wear wearable cameras on patrols.More>>
A Port Allen man is accused of shooting his girlfriend in the face with a handgun that fires shotgun shells. More>>
Louisiana State Police said a man was killed after the SUV he was driving flipped and he was ejected early Monday morning. The victim was identified as Robert Falcon Jr., 37, of Maurepas. More>>
Federal judge John deGravelles granted a temporary restraining order Sunday night against the enforcement section of a Louisiana anti-abortion law that took effect Monday. More>>
As George Clooney and Sandra Bullock prepare this fall to shoot the political comedy "Our Brand Is Crisis," in New Orleans, producers are looking for locals interested in appearing as extras in the film. More>>
Officials have released the name of the suspect who was shot multiple times in an early morning shooting that involved a police officer. The incident happened Sunday just after 1:00 am in the 3200 block of Morning Glory Avenue. More>>
Incumbent Landrieu stresses her "clout" in Washington, while opponents suggest she is out of touch with state voters.
A city-wide food drive will begin on Monday on behalf of a little boy who wanted to help others even as he was dying of cancer . Trevor Sims inspired thousands of people through the city, state, and region with his Trevor's Wish Food Drive. More>>
A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died. More>>
A Baton Rouge man suffered fatal injuries from a motorcycle crash on Sunday morning.It happened at around 10:25 a.m. on the 17000 block of Ho Shoo Too Road. Mohan Sheikh, 28, was traveling westbound the road, while on his motorcycle. More>>
A New Orleans man was killed in an early morning, single-vehicle crash on Sunday in West Baton Rouge Parish.The incident happened just before 4:30 a.m. on I-10 near LA Hwy 415. More>>
Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. More>>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student. More>>
According to NOPD, a 25-year-old man was walking to a hotel around 3:45 a.m. when he was approached by two unknown black women that touched him and made sexual advances. More>>
Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular its single-slice American cheese. More>>
Baton Rouge Firefighters are investigating what they believe was arson after a house fire took place Saturday night. More>>
Police say two young siblings were shot in the head while sitting in a car as their mother tried to drive away from her male partner in southeast San Antonio. More>>
For many LSU fans, the reaction went from 'Oh no, it's going to be a very long year' to 'Holy cow, what a comeback,' after the Tigers overcame a 24-7 deficit to get a come-from-behind win over Wisconsin on Saturday. More>>
The outcome of Southern's season opener at Louisiana-Lafayette was a bit one-sided in a 45-6 loss, but the Jaguars can walk away knowing they do have promise at quarterback in true freshman Austin Howard. More>>
No. 3 Southeastern jumped out to a 27-0 first quarter lead and never looked back on the way to a 44-3 victory over Jacksonville in the season opener for the defending Southland Conference champions. More>>
An Arkansas school district is telling a group of students to preach their religious message off school grounds. More>>
A Mississippi native died in a fatal motorcycle crash in the early morning on Saturday.According to the State Police of Troop L, it happened at around 12:45 a.m. on the Interstate 12 eastbound near mile marker 38, just west of the Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish.Investigators say that 49-year-old More>>
Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said... More>>
A man is facing murder charges after a Livingston woman was found dead in her home.Deputies say that Caleb Lee Lejeune, 27, admitted to killing 47-year-old Joy Messina of Livingston, La. More>>
A St. Francisville man is dead after being crushed in the cab of a vehicle by a fallen tree, according to the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office. More>>
In a move that threatened the Southern Jaguars from playing their season opener against the UL-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns, the players were taken off the bus on campus to make sure they were certified by the NCAA to compete in the game. More>>
Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away. More>>
Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone. More>>
The New Orleans Saints included 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey, veteran receiver Robert Meachem and both kickers among their final preseason roster cuts Saturday. More>>
The Saints released their official 53-man roster to start the NFL season. More>>
An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock... More>>
Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof. More>>
Many are calling LSU vs. Wisconsin THE game to watch this weekend and here are the three main things fans should focus on for this matchup.
Quarterback play looks to be one of the major factors fans should keep an eye on when Southern University heads west on I-10 to face UL-Lafayette on Saturday. More>>
A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend. More>>
A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said. More>>
Former LSU Tiger Anthony Ranaudo pitched six effective innings to win his third big league start as the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4 Friday night. More>>
Here are the final scores for games played Thursday, August 28 and Friday, August 29.
Here are the final scores for games played Thursday, August 28 and Friday, August 29.More>>
The state health officials have confirmed that there are 9 new cases of West Nile Virus.According to the Department of Health and Hospitals, seven of those cases are in East Baton Rouge Parish, and the other two are reported in Ascension and Caddo Parishes. More>>
This week was one of great anticipation because LSU opened its season against Wisconsin. The week also marked the three year anniversary for former LSU cheerleader of a boat crash that left him paralyzed from the neck down. More>>
A federal judge may make a ruling over on whether a controversial abortion law will go into effect on Monday, September 1st. More>>
Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews. More>>
"[The burglar] went by and viewed a few bodies," owner Louis Charbonnet said. "He walked by one particular famous guy we have in here, and he stopped and visited with him and went about his business of stealing."
One in five women are raped in their lifetime, more than half of those before the age of 24. According to federal data, college students are at particular risk for assault. Keeping students safe means combining education and caution. More>>
One in five women are raped in their lifetime, more than half of those before the age of 24. According to federal data, college students are at particular risk for assault. Keeping students safe means combining education and caution.
Coyotes or animals that look like them have got people talking in Walker. Police officers say people who live in heavily wooded areas of the city have been complaining that their pets are disappearing in the middle of the night. More>>
The magician admitted he had never done a show for the visually impaired so when Randall Eller performed at the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired, there was plenty of excitement. More>>
The 17-year-old boy who shot a 19-year-old Baker girl Thursday night and killed her will not be charged in her murder.Baker Police say the evidence shows that Charmaine Wilson shot Laquincia Wilkerson in self defense. More>>
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Lafayette mother after a child was seriously hurt during a party she hosted. More>>
Victims of crimes committed in the city of Gonzales more than a decade ago will now get their day in court.The suspects accused in their cases were nabbed in the "Gotcha Gonzales" initiative. More>>
River Parishes Community College(RPCC) Foundation has reached its Capital Campaign goal of $1.1 million dollars to build the new Advanced Technology Center. More>>
The Iberville Parish Sheriff's office is getting warrants to search phones and computers as part of the investigation into the murder-attempted suicide of Scott Rogers.“I want to see whatever information is on those devices,” says Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi. More>>
Some of the most creative residents in Baton Rouge are getting the chance to make more art, thanks to an initiative called Creative Louisiana. More>>
The man accused of murdering a woman and injuring her child during a home invasion will wait another year before facing trial.
Due to the anticipated big crowds for the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns' home football game against the Southern Jaguars on Saturday, Aug. 30, free parking will be available at many lots and garages on and around the UL Lafayette campus. More>>
A 32-year-old man and his 5-year-old daughter are recovering in the hospital after an unknown gunman shot both of them at their home on Old Hammond Hwy. More>>
A brand new fire station will be built in Baton Rouge soon. This comes after council members voted to do so at the Metro Council meeting Wednesday.Kurt Monte with the Baton Rouge Fire Department said the project will be paid for with city money. More>>
The East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney who was put on paid leave last week ‘can move forward with her lawsuit against the Metro Council.' More>>
A man arrested on drug charges escaped police custody while being treated at the hospital, Morgan City police say. More>>
Louisiana is on track to save more than $25 million by the end of the year because of a new office. The Office of Technology Services has saved the state more than $5 million in the last two months. More>>
Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. More>>