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Beware scam involving fake car accident and kidnapping

A scam is going around that prays on one of a parents' worst fears: finding out that their child is being held hostage.

Roads to see increase in traffic due to Super Bowl events

There are lots of drivers who are going to need to be careful this weekend as they go to the Super Bowl. The state says it’s changing the work schedules for some of its construction zones, especially getting into New Orleans.

EBR School Board elects new president

David Tatman (District 1) was elected president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board at the last Board meeting. Tatman replaces outgoing president Barbara Freiberg (District 7) who stepped down after two years of service.

Storm system threatens to bring high winds, drop in temperature

South Louisiana is under a slight risk for severe weather overnight due to a cold front that will bring more seasonable temperatures by the end of the week.

New reality for LSU Health patients

Some of LSU Hospitals and Clinics are changing they way they are run and funded. Tuesday LSU Health Care Services Division hosted the LSU Health Care Effectiveness Forum.

Judge approves BP plea agreement, record $4 billion fine

A federal judge in New Orleans Tuesday approved a $4 billion plea agreement for criminal fines and penalties against oil giant BP for the 2010 Gulf oil spill, the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history.

21-year-old driver dies in single-vehicle crash, impairment suspected

A 21-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash last night in St. Helena Parish.

LSP: 5 year old killed in wreck

A 5-year-old child died this morning after he was partially ejected from a truck in a single-vehicle crash.

Doctors warn of a rapidly spreading stomach bug that attacks with a vengeance

Doctors say the stomach flu has started to surface and spread across the U.S.

Issues related to Bayou Corne sinkhole to be addressed at Capitol meeting

The head of the state Senate's Natural Resources Committee is planning a pair of meetings about the Bayou Corne sinkhole.