Farm bill doesn't go far enough

If Congress hadn't passed a farm bill just days ago, it would have meant that the next time you went to the grocery store you probably would have paid about $8 for a gallon of milk and that loaf of bread would have doubled in price.

New Orleans Super Bowl could bring in millions for Baton Rouge

The Super Bowl usually means super bucks for the host city, and with the big show taking place in the Big Easy, Baton Rouge leaders are already figuring out how they can cash in on the thousands of tourists flocking to the game.

Port Allen residents excited for new changes coming to Police Department

Police Chief Esdron Brown said he has a “list” of ways to improve the department and he presented those at a City Council meeting.

1,500 new jobs headed to Shreveport with opening of Elio Motors manufacturing plant

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that Elio Motors plans to assemble new vehicles at the former General Motors Shreveport plant. Elio Motors Inc.

Off-duty firefighter saves woman after crash from burning vehicle

An off-duty firefighter is credited with saving the life of a woman who was trapped in a burning vehicle after a crash.

Unrestrained driver dies in crash on I-10

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on I-10 westbound west of LA Hwy 77 in Iberville Parish.

Gas prices rise after last week

The lower gas prices we saw last week are now a distant memory. Here's a look at the latest numbers according to

Home catches fire in Zachary today

A house has minor damage after a fire this morning just outside of Zachary. Firefighters got the call just after 9:30 this morning to a home on Pride Port Hudson Road.

Scotlandville residents hope new councilwoman can make a change

"I've had the worst probably 13 years that I've had in my entire life," says Deboria Halford.

Fatal Crash on I-10 Westbound near Grosse Tete

Update: All lanes were re-opened on I-10 West at MM 138 (Grosse Tete) around 12:30am.