Local News

St. John Sheriff's Office fundraising campaign capped by special gift from Sen. Landrieu

The town of LaPlace may never get over a shooting that killed two sheriff's deputies and hurt two others.

Baker home catches fire, malfunctioning dryer seems to be cause

A dryer may be to blame for a house fire in Baker. The Baker Fire Department responded to a fire at a home in the 700 of Sherron Avenue.

ULL grad helps drum up support for the Ragin' Cajuns

University of Louisiana at Lafayette alum Tracy Broussard helps raise the roof at concerts by his boss, country music superstar Blake Shelton.

Gonzales armed robbery suspect released from hospital after being shot by officer

A man shot by Gonzales Police after an armed robbery was released from the hospital today. Daniel West is accused of robbing a Domino's Pizza, stealing a pizza delivery car, then leading police on a chase through Gonzales.

Touchdown Express returns this year, albeit more pricey

With the LSU football season just days away, the CATS Touchdown Express is bumping up its fare for riders. For ten dollars, fans can park downtown and ride to the LSU games.

Man arrested after pawning stolen fishing equipment

A Thibodaux man has been arrested for allegedly robbing and pawning stolen fishing equipment.

Port Allen residents ready for new budget

People living in Port Allen are frustrated their city is still operating on 50 percent of it's old budget almost two months into the fiscal year.

Event, car show to be held in Livingston Parish; all proceeds to benefit animals

If you love animals and classic cars, head on over to Livingston Parish this weekend for the Rock, Roll and Rescue! The Livingston SPCA and Burning Lotus Tattoo are hosting the event on August 24.

LSU looking for singing stars

Calling all singers LSU is looking for a few good vocalists to show off their skills performing the national anthem.LSU is hosting tryouts for people and groups to perform the national anthem at LSU sporting events.

Prank turns sour at Plaquemine High School sending a girl to the hospital

Two young men are in trouble with the law over something they thought was a prank. Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies say the two used a pellet gun to shoot a young girl in a drive-by at Plaquemine High School.