Local News

CPSO arrests man on incest charges

On August 18, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding Earl James Daniels, 46, of Lake Charles, having inappropriate sexual contact with a 13-year-old female family member on numerous occasions in June 2013.

2013 alligator hunting season set to open August 28

The East Zone Louisiana alligator season is scheduled to open Wednesday, August 28, followed by the West Zone opening on September 4.

Houston men arrested in Calcasieu Parish with over 200 bags of synthetic marijuana

Two men have been arrested for for Possession with Intent to Distribute Synthetic Marijuana after a traffic stop.

Jindal, Cool Planet Energy Systems announce $168 million investment in Louisiana bio-refineries

Governor Bobby Jindal and Cool Planet Energy Systems President and CEO Howard Janzen announced the company will build three bio-refineries in Louisiana with a capital investment of $168 million.

LSU baseball team starts fall semester

Members of the 2014 LSU baseball team began fall semester classes Monday and are scheduled to start conditioning drills next Tuesday, September 3.

Wall catches fire at Baton Rouge duplex

A duplex located on N. 29th Street caught fire today in Baton Rouge. The Baton Rouge Fire Department first received that call at 11:35 a.m.

Sinkhole swallows more trees

Assumption Parish emergency officials say the sinkhole swallowed more trees Monday.

Authorities looking for man wanted on drug, gun charges

Both Louisiana authorities and the FBI are on the lookout for a dangerous felon.

Twenty firearms and electronics devices taken during recent rash of burglaries recovered

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office was able to recover approximately twenty firearms along with several electronic devices that were taken during five separate daytime burglaries in St. Martin Parish.

Man arrested after touching himself in front of five-year-old family member

A Vinton man has been arrested on multiple charges involving two separate sex crimes.