Gaines family: Brett Gerald was 'failed' by the system

In the eyes of the law justice has been served for the seven killed when Brett Gerald crashed while driving his car drunk in Slaughter back in May. For the family members left behind, it doesn’t seem like enough.

Spelling bee for adults to be held in Ascension Parish, proceeds go to charity

A spelling bee to benefit a teacher appreciation and literacy program will be held in Prairieville tomorrow.

Officials: Don't drive drunk while enjoying St. Patty's Day celebrations

The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission is cautioning St. Patrick's Day party-goers to arrange their safe transportation ahead of time if they plan to consume alcohol as part of their celebrations.

Judge enters not guilty plea for accused Aurora theater shooter

A judge on Tuesday entered a standard plea of not guilty for James Holmes, the man suspected in a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater, after he and his attorneys said they were not ready to enter a plea.

FIND Terrilynn Monette: Week two of continued search for missing school teacher

Ten days have passed since a school teacher was last seen out for a night on the town with a friend from college.

Car crashes into Legends Sport Shop

A car crash damaged Legends Sport Shop Monday morning on Hwy. 1 in Donaldsonville.

Southern looks to out-of-state fee waiver program to help bolster lagging enrollment

New numbers show enrollment is way down at Southern University. Now, the school is working to get those numbers back up with a program that was implemented in 2011.

Louisiana airman killed in non-combat incident at base in Southwest Asia

A Louisiana soldier was killed last week in a non-combat incident that happened in Southwest Asia.

TSA stands by knife decision

Nikki Stern lost her husband in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and she doesn't understand why knives would be allowed in airplane cabins 12 years later.

Family dog injured by black bear in Patterson neighborhood

A dog was recently injured in St. Mary Parish after it attempted to chase away a black bear. Officials warn residents that this is a peak time of the year to see an increase of bear activity.