Local News

Plaquemines Parish festival showcases 'greatest seafood in the world'

Showcasing the greatest seafood in the world, The Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival has brought about a greater awareness of the finest ingredients of Louisiana cuisine while raising several hundred thousand dollars for local charities.

Student data storage debate, Parents say it's a privacy issue

The Louisiana Department of Education has backed out of a contract to keep your child's personal information in a virtual data storage program. Outraged parents begged the department to stop the storage.

LSU baseball team preps for postseason run

The LSU baseball team’s historic 2013 regular season is heading down the final stretch. But the Tigers haven’t stopped to admire anything they’ve accomplished just yet.

Teen drowns in Lafayette pond

A teen who drowned in a Lafayette pond on May 14 has been identified. At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Lafayette Police responded to Moore Park regarding a possible drowning.

Animal cruelty arrest: Two neglected dogs showed signs of malnourishment, infected sore

A Thibodaux man was arrested for animal cruelty after two dogs in his care were found to be painfully neglected. Officials say one dog was injured so badly, he couldn’t bark.

Person of interest wanted in conjunction with convenience store robbery

Baton Rouge Police are attempting to identify the individual in the photo who may be involved in a robbery of the Circle K located on 7475 Jefferson Hwy.

LSP could see first new cadet class since 2009

The number of Louisiana State Troopers on the road has been dwindling since 2009, they're now down over 200 troopers thanks to retirement.

Skip Bertman to be honored as part of SEC Baseball Legends Class

Featuring former standouts from Southeastern Conference member institutions, the SEC Baseball Legends Presented by AT&T will be honored at the 2013 SEC Baseball Tournament May 21-26 at the Hoover Met in Hoover, Alabama.

Women rally at State Capitol in support of Medicaid expansion

Women across the state are calling for help and more healthcare. They're asking for more access to health options, and they say lawmakers can help.

Two Gonzales residents booked on drug charges

A man and woman in Ascension Parish have been booked on numerous drug-related charges.