Local News

Dispute between neighbors leads to Lafayette shooting

A woman has been arrested on attempted murder charges after an ongoing feud led to gunfire in Lafayette. On June 22 at around 7:00 p.m., police went to the 100 block of Mabel Street regarding a shooting.

Pelicans invite fans to NBA draft party Thursday night

New Orleans Pelicans fans can join in on the excitement of the upcoming NBA Draft as the team hosts its 2013 Draft Party presented by Harrah's and Bud Light at Manning's (519 Fulton St.) on Thursday, June 27.

New LSU President talks financial problems, unifying all campuses

Freshmen aren't the only ones learning about life at LSU – the new president of the school is as well. F. King Alexander met with a group of incoming freshmen during their orientation session today.

Port Allen mayor being sued by city council

Lawyers for three Port Allen council members are suing Mayor Deedy Slaughter. They said the mayor owes the city money.

Law enforcement team work leads to alleged two drug dealers arrests

Federal state and local law enforcement agencies celebrated a big win after an investigation resulted in the bust of two drug dealers and their associates off the street.

Manager of Belle Chase animal rescue arrested for stealing cash to pay for drug addiction

The shelter director of a non-profit animal rescue organization was arrested after she confessed to stealing money issued to PAWS in the form of in fees and donations. She said she used the cash to support her drug addiction.

Blaze damages Baton Rouge apartment

A fire was containted to a singular apartment thanks to the efforts of local firefighters. Both the St. George Fire Department and the Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to an apartment fire shortly before midnight on June 24.

Mayor Holden declares June 27 Baton Rouge HIV Testing Day

Mayor Melvin L. “Kip” Holden has proclaimed Thursday, June 27 “Baton Rouge HIV Testing Day,” and is urging local residents to take advantage of the free testing that will be available at designated sites.

Gas prices drop as Fourth of July holiday nears

There’s some good news for those traveling this Fourth of July holiday - the pain at the pump is getting a little easier to bear.

CATS launches bus services to Woman's Hospital

A politician's persistence paid off for the women of Baton Rouge today. CATS announced Tuesday that it has launched three types of service to Woman's Hospital.