Coroner slams handling of Kendrick Johnson case

In a scathing report recently obtained by CNN, the coroner in the case of a Georgia teen found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat blasted how the initial investigation was handled.

Denham Springs council proposes tax district for new Riverside Landing project

The city of Denham Springs is working on another big shopping mall. And just like with some other retail projects in Livingston Parish, they are considering asking taxpayers to help pay for it.

Police arrest 15-year-old girl accused of cyberbullying in Florida

Police in St. Petersburg, Florida, have arrested a 15-year-old girl who they say sent several hundred threatening texts to three other 15-year-old girls.

Community says local womans dogs need to go, she says shes working on it

A Napoleonville woman is speaking out about the community's concern about her dogs. The neighborhood is fed up with all the problems her animals cause. "I have too many dogs and I know it."

Security experts offer tips of 'Black Friday' shopping

According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend 3.9 percent more money on holiday shopping in 2013 than in 2012.

DHH issues emergency rule requiring drinking water systems in Louisiana to raise the level of disinfectant in their water

The Department of Health and Hospitals on Wednesday issued an emergency rule requiring that water systems in the state maintain a higher residual disinfectant level and increase their number of sampling sites by 25 percent.

Burbank Drive to be restriped to add center turn lane; work starts tonight

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that Burbank Drive, between Nicholson Drive and Burbank Commons Apartments, will be restriped to add a center turn lane.

Istrouma fight turns from grassroots to capitol bound

What started as a grass roots campaign to save Istrouma high school is now gaining ground and support from some big local names. For some it has become a matter of fighting for their community.

SCAM ALERT: Septic tank emptying scammers target elderly

Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Elderly Abuse Protection Unit are investigating a possible scam that was reported on November 6.

Glen Oaks homeowners want to take ownership of their neighborhood

A Glen Oaks pastor wants to make a change in his community. so -- he decided to start a homeowners association. Thursday, he found out if local homeowners want to be a part of his plan.