Local News

Portion of 6th Street to be closed today

A portion of 6th Street between Laurel And Florida Blvd will be closed today. Entergy will be removing transformers from below the ground vault. Emergency vehicle must use an alternate route.  

East Ascension Parish Hospital liquidation public auction to be held

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Monday a public auction to liquidate materials and equipment from the East Ascension Parish Hospital will take place on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 10 a.m.

Suspect wanted in Shreveport shooting incident arrested

A suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that injured three people over the weekend has landed in jail on September 8.

Louisiana authorities looking to halt flood insurance increase

If you're required to have flood insurance, you need to prepare for a huge rate increase. Louisiana's Federal Delegation is attempting to convince Congress to pause on insurance hikes.

Sports Illustrated releases report highlighting NCAA violations at OSU while Les Miles was coach

Money is the center of a Sports Illustrated investigation that claims Oklahoma State University had a pay-for-performance system dating back to when Les Miles was the head coach.

Fight to stop flood insurance rate increases continues

Members of the Louisiana Congressional Delegation are fighting to prevent major flood insurance premium hikes from taking affect.

Port Sulphur men charged with church, fishing camp burglaries

Six Port Sulphur men have been arrested on charges of burglarizing the St. Jude Catholic Church.

18-year-old arrested for shooting teen in the stomach

A 17-year-old has been arrested for attempted murder after he allegedly shot another teen in the stomach.

Jags team captain Anthony Balancier to be suspended for one quarter

Southern head football coach Dawson Odums has suspended linebacker Anthony Balancier for the first quarter of Saturday’s home opener.

Councilmembers talk latest ideas for a re-vamp of the CATS board

Councilman John Delgado has revealed his latest plans to re-vamp the embattled CATS board, on the heels of another CATS board member’s resignation.