Local News

Locals speak out about weekend shooting in Plaquemine

A man wanted for allegedly shooting up a Circle K gas station Saturday night turned himself into police Monday morning.

Medicaid Expansion hits another road block; advocates still hopeful

One by one, proposed laws to expand Medicaid are being shot down at the capitol. The latest in the line, Senate Bill 125, died in the Senate Finance committee.

Woman raped near LSU’s campus; police seek suspect

A young woman claims she was raped by a man at knifepoint over the weekend. Investigators are asking the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

Musicians raise their instruments to support victims of Mother’s Day shooting

Musicians are raising their instruments to show support for the victims of the Mother’s Day shooting.

Inmate with only a month left of sentence walked off of work release detail

An inmate who was roughly a month away from being released will end up with more time behind bars once he’s located. That’s because he allegedly walked off from the transitional work program.

Man arrested for 1962 murder of his wife; originally classified as ‘accidental drowning’

The family of a Lake Charles woman who died in 1962 never believed she accidentally drowned. That’s why they turned to an investigative reporter for help.

More than 2 dozen seniors will not walk for graduation due to ‘senior prank’

Roughly two dozen high school seniors may be banned from participating in their graduation ceremony due to a costly act of vandalism.

Community mourns the loss of Louisiana boy who drowned in Pensacola

A community continues to mourn today for an 8-year-old Louisiana boy who drowned over the weekend.

Louisiana Lottery players win big on record Powerball drawing

More than 142,000 Louisiana Lottery players will cash in on prizes won in the record $590.5 million Powerball drawing on May 18, including one $1 million Match-5 winner, for a total of more than $1.9 million in prize money.

Cute cuddly and overcrowding the shelter: army of kittens hits CAA

The Companion Animal Alliance needs your help to save dozens of cats and kittens. An army of cute and cuddly kittens is overcrowding the Baton Rouge animal shelter run by the Companion Animal Alliance.