Local News

Driver carrying vehicle trailer crashes; ejects three cars onto I-10

A man pulling a car carrier behind his truck crashed, ejecting three cars onto I-10. The Lake Charles Police Department was sent to I-10 westbound at mile post 33 to investigate a crash at 9:01 a.m.

Jewel J. Newman Community Center re-opens with new interim Community Director

The Jewel J. Newman Community Center has re-opened with new Interim Community Center, Gregory Handy. Handy is a retired ExxonMobil employee and lifelong resident of the Scotlandville community.

Man admitted to series of vehicle burglaries to ‘support his drug habit’

A convicted felon was arrested for committing a series of vehicle burglaries in the Lakes at White Oak Subdivision.

Police searching for armed gunman who disarmed security officer, robbed bank

Police are searching for an armed gunman who robbed the Regions Bank located on Plank Road. The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident happened at roughly 10:47 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8.

La. Lottery announce Mega Millions game enhancements begin Oct. 19

On Saturday, Oct. 19, the multistate game Mega Millions will undergo enhancements designed to create larger jackpots and more millionaires, according to the Louisiana Lottery.

Baton Rouge man arrested for 4th DWI after being caught driving without front tire

A Baton Rouge man was arrested for his fourth DWI after a concerned citizen called police and reported a vehicle with a missing tire traveling down the road.

Woman arrested for DWI after driving vehicle down sidewalk, crashing into vehicles

A 23-year-old woman was arrested for DWI after she allegedly hit two parked cars and a tree.

Second suspect arrested in connection to double homicide in Thibodaux

A second suspect has been arrested in connection to a double homicide.

Two arrested for dealing crack out of home in Crowley

Crowley Police Department Narcotics Unit remains busy as another search warrant has led to the removal of Crack Cocaine and Marijuana from the streets of Crowley.

Opelousas man arrested for bank robbery, bond set at $500,000

A 59-year-old man was arrested for allegedly robbing a bank of roughly $14,000. He’s currently locked up in parish prison on a bond of $500,000.