Jindal, Farmers Rice annoucne $13.4 million investment in Lake Charles

Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Farmers Rice Milling Company Inc. announced a $13.4 million expansion and modernization of the company's rice mill in eastern Calcasieu Parish.

Alligator Bayou Road to close in Ascension Parish for drainage work

Officials with Ascension Parish’s East Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 announced today Alligator Bayou Road will be closed at the Frog Bayou Lock on Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:00 a.m. until further notice.

Addis man struggles to get appointment at Earl K Long, FOX44 steps in to help

Carl Begnaud needs heart medication to control his high blood pressure and has been experiencing shortness of breath for months.

Broadmoor residents agree more patrols are ok

People living in the Broadmoor area are pretty excited about the fact that more officers will soon be patrolling their neighborhood. It's all part of the Broadmoor Crime Prevention and Improvement District.

Visually impaired students set to show off wrestling,cheering skills

The Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired (LSVI) is hosting an athletic conference of the South Central Association of Schools for the Blind (SCASB) on January 24-26, 2013.

Fire destroys house off of Siegen Lane

Firefighters spent over three hours putting out a house fire early this morning off Siegen Lane. The fire began in the back of this house on Winterhue Road around 5:00 a.m.; by 8:00 a.m., the house was considered a total loss.

Supriya Jindal supplies 'white board' technology to area schools

The First Lady of Louisiana made a special visit to Iberville Elementary this morning and brought along a very special gift. Five Iberville Elementary classrooms will be equipped with new interactive whiteboards.

Cyclist, 16, killed after being struck by SUV

A teenager was killed after being struck by a vehicle in St. Tammany Parish.

Bicycle safety still a concern one year after crash killed local rider

A year after a car crash killed Nathan Crowson and badly injured Danny Morris, road safety is still a concern for bicyclists around t

Neighbors say 20 Ventress horses are being neglected, some close to death

Six months ago, 20 horses were moved on to the five-acre property next to Randall Gremillion's house in Ventress. At first, the Gremillion's were excited with their new neighbors.