News

Long lines for voting: Know what to do before you Geaux Vote

Be prepared when you walk into the voting booth. That's Secretary of State Tom Schedler's advice for voters heading to the polls tomorrow.

Ascension Parish temporary voting precincts location change

Officials with the Ascension Parish Office of Voter Registration announced there will be a temporary location change for Voting Precincts No. 1-A and 1-B. The location change will take place during the Nov. 6 primary and Dec.

Be prepared before you walk into the voting booth

Be prepared when you walk into the voting booth. That's Secretary of State Tom Schedler's advice for voters heading to the polls tomorrow.

First lung cancer screening center opens in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge residents have a new resource in the fight against cancer, starting today. Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center has launched the first site in the region to offer lung cancer screenings.

Passenger dies from early morning crash in Opelousas

One person died early this morning in a crash on I-49 in Opelousas.

Voters to decide battle between Wicker, Selders

Just six votes. That's the margin Tara Wicker beat Larry Selders by in the last District Ten race back in 2008. Some voters in the district say after four years under Wicker, the district is moving in the wrong direction.

West Baton Rouge Parish parks beef up security

Parks in West Baton Rouge Parish are about to get new security cameras. The parish council approved $15 thousand in the new budget to give each park protection against vandalism.

Home destroyed from fire after car hits gas line

A Denham Springs woman is now picking up what’s left of her home. A car crashed into the side of her house, rupturing the gas line and sparking a fire that left her house completely destroyed.

Be prepared before you walk into the voting booth

Be prepared when you walk into the voting booth. That's Secretary of State Tom Schedler's advice for voters heading to the polls tomorrow.

Fire Marshal dispatches the 'Spirit of Louisiana' to Long Island

The “Spirit of Louisiana” fire truck was dispatched this afternoon by the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office to Long Island, NY to support public safety efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.