Local News

2-alarm warehouse fire caused by electrical malfunction; ruled accident

Investigators have determined that an electrical malfunction is to blame for causing a 2-alarm fire at the Associated Grocers warehouse facility near Bluebonnet.

Woman steals nursing home employee's wallet, goes on spending spree

Zachary police are looking for a woman that used stolen credit cards to purchase $750 in merchandise. a wallet from a nursing home employee's purse and went onspending spree.

Plaquemine woman killed in crash after car flips, hits tree

A woman was killed in an Iberville Parish crash after her vehicle flipped and struck a tree, ejecting her from the car.

I-10 widening to affect Siegen, Highland for next few weeks

Over the next two to three weeks, motorists can expect lane/ramp closures and changes in the traffic configuration on I-10 between Siegen Lane and Highland Road as crews will begin shifting traffic to the new travel lanes as work on this sectio

Homicide suspect last seen running toward GSRI Road

Deputies are looking for the suspect responsible for shooting a man last night. He was last seen running toward GSRI Road.

Lake Charles man arrested for hurting elderly family member 2 times

A Lake Charles man was arrested for cruelty after he allegedly pushed and injured an elderly family member on two separate occasions.

Three teens arrested for causing $25,000 in damage at high school in Livingston

Three teens were arrested for causing $25,000 in damage at a high school in Livingston Parish.

Three Whitney Bank branches to close in Baton Rouge at end of August

Whitney Bank is closing three of their Baton Rouge branches this summer. On August 30, the branches on Airline Highway, Plank Road and Citiplace Drive will all close their doors.

Portion of Bayou Corne sinkhole containment levee sinks

Texas Brine officials said that part of the containment levee around the sinkhole in Bayou Corne has sunk itself. Crews discovered the change on the south side of the sinkhole when they arrived for work on Tuesday.

Teach for America new corps members help freshen up school

South Louisiana has 100 new teachers trying to make a difference in some of it's most impoverished schools. Wednesday the Teach for America corp members worked on service projects across the city.